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Thursday Aug 28 | WCHS-TV Charleston

Fire Damages Putnam County Businesses

Katelyn Sykes Videographer: Devon Nuckles Reported: Aug. 28, 2014 8:42 AM EDT Updated: Aug. 28, 2014 8:49 AM EDT Teays Valley , Putnam County , West Virginia A lightning strike is being blamed for starting a fire that heavily damaged two Putnam County businesses.

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Related Topix: Fire, Teays Valley, WV

Wed Aug 27, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Hurricane Park Bridge to Be Replaced

Hurricane , Putnam County , West Virginia A popular park in Hurricane will soon get a much needed upgrade.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV

Point Pleasant Register

Completion of U.S. 35 renewed, again

A day after two semi-trucks collided, with one being pushed into a school bus on U.S. 35, there appears to be at least some public acknowledgment at the state level that completion of the infamous 14.6 miles of two lane is moving forward.

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Related Topix: Mason County, WV, Point Pleasant, WV, Handley, WV, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

WCHS-TV Charleston

Trial Date For Kanawha County Prosecutor Uncertain

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha County Prosecutor Mark Plants continues to demand a jury trial on two misdemeanor charges, but when exactly that trial will happen is up in the air.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 26, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

New Upscale Housing Subdivision to Relieve Housing Stress in Hurricane

Hurr , Putnam County , West Virginia The Building of a new subdivision of duplex townhouses in Hurricane was approved Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Huntington, WV, Charleston, WV, Hancock County, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Early Morning Car Burglaries in Putnam County

Scott Depot , Putnam County , West Virginia A rash of late night car burglaries in Putnam County was caught on camera.

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Related Topix: Scott Depot, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam County Man Convicted of Rape; Says He is Innocent

Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia Back in court, Joseph Lavigne Jr. was hoping for two things.

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Related Topix: Winfield, WV, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Tue Aug 19, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Crews On Scene Of Fatal Car Accident In Putnam County

Buffalo , Putnam County , West Virginia Crews are on the scene of a deadly car accident in Putnam County.

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Related Topix: Buffalo, WV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam County High Schools Use Upperclassmen Leaders To Help Freshmen Transition

Taisha Walker Videographer: Troy Morgan Reported: Aug. 18, 2014 8:39 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 18, 2014 8:51 PM EDT Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia Freshman students at Winfield, Poca and Hurricane High Schools had a little more room in the halls on their first day of school Monday.

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Related Topix: Winfield, WV, Poca, WV

West Virginia Metro

5 dead in 3 Sunday accidents

The first wreck occurred at just after 1 a.m. Sunday on Fairmont Road near Morgantown when two vehicles collided near Sugar Creek Road.

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Related Topix: Morgantown, WV, Wood County, WV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Woman Dies In Car Accident In Putnam County

Hurricane , Putnam County , West Virginia One person is dead after a car accident in Putnam County.

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Related Topix: Hurricane, WV, Core, WV

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Two People Hospitalized Following Putnam Co. Fire

Teays Valley , Putnam County , West Virginia Two people are hospitalized following a fire Saturday afternoon.

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Related Topix: Teays Valley, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Magistrate Will Not Allow Prosecutor Plants To Face Trial

Princeton , West Virginia A magistrate judge has denied a West Virginia prosecutor's request to go to trial on misdemeanor domestic violence charges instead of participating in an intervention program.

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Related Topix: Princeton, WV

Wed Aug 13, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Putnam Sheriff's Department Asks For Help In Identifying Suspect

Scott Depo , Putnam County , West Virginia The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect in a petit larceny at a convenience store.

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Related Topix: Scott Depot, WV, University of Charleston, Charleston, WV

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Thousands of Dollars in Damages; Suspects Wanted

Katy Brown Videographer: Sean Morrison Reported: Aug. 11, 2014 9:52 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 11, 2014 10:12 PM EDT Poca , Putnam County , West Virginia Damage at Scarlet Oaks Golf Course is going to cost a pretty penny and leave the person or people responsible facing some hefty charges.

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Related Topix: Poca, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

Kanawha Prosecutor Mark Plants Decides To Go To Trial, Face Charges

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Kanawha Prosecutor Mark Plants said he now intends to go to trial and face two misdemeanor charges.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV, Jefferson County, WV

Thu Aug 07, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

WV Power Plant To Barge Coal More Quickly

Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Upgrades could help a Putnam County power plant save $10 million annually by moving coal more quickly on barges.

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Related Topix: Charleston, WV, Kanawha County, WV

WCHS-TV Charleston

I-64 Eastbound Nitro Exit Off Ramp Closed Tuesday

Nitro , Putnam County , West Virginia The Interstate 64 eastbound Nitro exit off ramp in Putnam County will be closed most of the day Thursday.

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Related Topix: Nitro, WV

Wed Aug 06, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Local Firms Dealing With Massive Losses Of Equipment

Kennie Bass Videographer: John Tincher Reported: Aug. 6, 2014 8:21 PM EDT Updated: Aug. 6, 2014 8:44 PM EDT Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia Dale Oxley's Modern Home Concepts crew works to put in a driveway in South Hills.

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Related Topix: Kanawha County, WV, Charleston, WV

Tue Aug 05, 2014

WCHS-TV Charleston

Busy Road Getting Worse In Putnam County

Winfield , Putnam County , West Virginia People who live near Rocky Step said the name is fitting for part of the road.

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Related Topix: Winfield, WV

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