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  1. Police investigate shooting death in Putnam CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | West Virginia Metro

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  2. Granddaughter keeps promise; uncle's murderer stays in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | West Virginia Metro

    A Putnam County native has once again kept a promise she made to her grandmother and her uncle after the man who murdered her uncle 25 years ago was denied parole by the West Virginia Parole Board Monday. Sara Janey-Bragg takes her case every three years to the board against Robert Gray when he comes up for parole.


  3. Precautionary Boil Water Advisory Issued for Customers in CullodenRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Huntington News

    West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for approximately 400-500 customers and commercial business - all Culloden customers in Cabell County and South of Route 60 in Putnam County. The advisory follows a water main break on Route 60 near Kilgore Avenue, which West Virginia American Water crews are working to repair as quickly as possible.


  4. Putnam County students cast their first voteRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | Big News Network.com

    ... and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Some high school students in Putnam County got their first chance to cast a ballot. Thirty-one seniors from Poca, Buffalo, Hurricane and Winfield high schools arrived at the ...


  5. Putnam County students cast their first votesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | West Virginia Metro

    Some high school students in Putnam County got their first chance to cast a ballot. Thirty-one seniors from Poca, Buffalo, Hurricane and Winfield high schools arrived at the Putnam County Courthouse Thursday morning to cast their early vote.


  6. Putnam students head to the polls ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | West Virginia Metro

    Nearly three dozen Putnam County high school students will vote at the courthouse in Winfield Thursday as part of a new program started by Putnam County Clerk Brian Wood. School buses will transport the students from all four Putnam County high schools to the county's early voting precinct.


  7. Crash claims life of Putnam County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 13 | West Virginia Metro

    Putnam County Deputies say Adam Shawver, 26, of Red House was killed about 5:45 a.m. on Route 34 in the Red House community. Deputies say a car was turning off Route 34 into a convenience store when Shawver topped a hill and struck him head on.


  8. Passing zones on U.S. 35Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Point Pleasant Register

    Six current passing zones in the section of U.S. 35 which remains two lanes will be converted to no passing zones. This according to Cindy Cramer of the West Virginia Division of Highways who relayed the message to County Commission President Rick Handley.


  9. A field trip to the ballot boxRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Putnam County high school students will have no excuse to not participate in the upcoming general election. Putnam County Clerk Brian Wood and the county school board have teamed up to provide the opportunity for students to travel to the county courthouse and participate in early voting this year.


  10. First Aid Kits for Active Shooter Response Placed in West Virginia SchoolsRead the original story

    Friday Oct 3 | Fire Rescue Magazine

    After another school shooting this week - this one injuring a teenager in Louisville, Kentucky - Putnam County school officials let the community know Wednesday that they have become more prepared to deal with similar emergencies. In the spring, Charleston Area Medical Center Teays Valley spent about $75,000 to provide 680 "responder kits for teachers and students to use in emergencies, school officials said at a news conference at Hurricane Town Elementary.


  11. Magistrate denies dismissal motion in Plants caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | West Virginia Metro

    ... order won't likely go to trial until next spring after Plants completes a batterers intervention program in Putnam County. Cagle told the magistrate Wednesday Plants is attending classes every Tuesday night. Plants is also waiting to hear from a ...


  12. Scott goes to 5-0 with Poca winRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 1 | Coal Valley News

    To illustrate how well the Scott Skyhawk football team dominated Poca Friday evening, it may only be necessary to say they didn't punt one time. So overwhelming were the Class AA second-ranked Hawks that they escaped Putnam County with a 52-0 win over their Cardinal Conference rival.


  13. Burn baby burn; unused drugs going up in smokeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 30 | West Virginia Metro

    ... troopers will use to burn up unused prescription drugs. One of them was used Tuesday afternoon outside the Putnam County Courthouse in Winfield. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin, State Police Lt. Michael Baylous and Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese ...


  14. Schools Receive Funding for Green Apple Sustainability ProjectsRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Huntington News

    ... of an energy audit and sustainable practices to students on Sept. 26. a Confidence Elementary School in Putnam County will host teachers, staff, students, parents and community members to plan activities and determine how to use the grant on Sept. ...


  15. Three-judge panel concludes Plants caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | Logan Banner

    ... free." The reference was to what former Plants chief of staff Dan Holstein testified to Monday. Then, he said, Putnam County Prosecutor Mark Sorsaia had "offered" to handle the cases Plants could not supervise "for free." Sorsaia, who was on the ...


  16. Men charged after major drug bustRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Tri-County News

    ... on the afternoon of July 21, agents with the Gallia-Meigs Crimes Task Force, Metro Drug Task Force (MDENT) of Putnam County, W.Va., and Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) served search warrants with the assistance of Gallia County sheriff's deputies at a ...


  17. Thrift shop rolls earnings into saving pets' livesRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in foster homes in Kanawha and Putnam counties. The organization formed in the mid-'70s and was known as the Putnam County Humane Society, but over several years the name created confusion. So in May 2010 leaders decided to change their name to ...


  18. Family Court ballot issue goes to courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 7, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... not chosen by a bunch of politicians in a smoke-filled room." "They're having a Family judge election in Putnam County under the same circumstances," Hatfield said Friday. "Are they trying to tell us Putnam County voters have rights that Mingo ...


  19. Man sentenced in brothera s fatal stabbingRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A Putnam County man convicted of fatally stabbing his brother on their parents' front porch has been sentenced to up to 15 years in prison.


  20. Fire Damages Putnam County BusinessesRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    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.