Putnam County Newswire

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  1. Flags at half-staff Wednesday for retired judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | West Virginia Metro

    State flags will fly at half-staff Wednesday at both the state capitol and state-owned buildings in Putnam County in honor of the life and service of former Putnam County Circuit Judge O.C. Spaulding. Spaulding took his own life last week, he'd been suffering from Lou Gehrig's disease, which forced his retirement.

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  2. Diamond Electric moving US headquarters to W.Va.Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | The Inter-Mountain

    The automotive ignition coil manufacturer will consolidate its main Michigan office with existing operations in Eleanor, located in Putnam County.

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  3. Diamond Electric moving headquarters to WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | West Virginia Metro

    A Japanese auto parts manufacturer announced Monday plans to relocate its North American headquarters from Michigan to West Virginia. Diamond Electric already has a large plant in Putnam County.

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  4. Governor Tomblin Announces Diamond Electric Headquarters Moving to West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Huntington News

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced Diamond Electric is relocating its North American headquarters to West Virginia. The move will consolidate the automotive ignition coil manufacturer's main U.S. office with its existing operation in Eleanor, Putnam County.

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  5. Putnam County woman killed in Saturday crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Sheriff's deputies said Jennifer Withrow, 38, of Red House, lost control of her car on Midway Hollow Road at about 9 a.m. She was in a curve when the car left the road and slammed into a tree. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  6. Ice creates travel havoc in Capital cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | West Virginia Metro

    ... backups. Secondary routes were also clogged with everything from fender benders to more serious crashes. Putnam County authorities confirm a fatality in an automobile accident. A volunteer firefighter found the woman dead in the wreckage of her car ...

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  7. Colleagues remember the life work of former Putnam County Circuit Court judgeRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Big News Network.com

    ... CHARLESTON, W. Va. Colleagues throughout the law community in West Virginia are mourning the loss of former Putnam County Circuit Court Judge O.C. ';Hobby'; Spaulding. ';I don't know if I've met very many attorneys in my life that were so dedicated ...

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  8. Colleagues remember the life, work of former Putnam County Circuit Court judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | West Virginia Metro

    Colleagues throughout the law community in West Virginia are mourning the loss of former Putnam County Circuit Court Judge O.C. "Hobby" Spaulding. "I don't know if I've met very many attorneys in my life that were so dedicated and consumed by the law," Putnam County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Sorsaia said.

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  9. Retired Putnam County judge found dead near homeRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | Big News Network.com

    CHARLESTON, W. Va. A retired, longtime Putnam County Circuit Court judge has died after a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to State Police.

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  10. Lincoln has 2nd best truancy rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Lincoln Journal

    ... were the rates for the region's school systems: *Lincoln County: 12.27 percent *Cabell County: 32.75 percent *Putnam County: 22.43 percent *Kanawha County: 34.49 percent *Boone County: 33.42 percent *Logan County: 49.15 percent *Mingo County: 35.00 ...

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  11. Woman caught with gun during airport security checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | West Virginia Metro

    A Putnam County woman had a loaded gun tucked away in her carry-on bag Wednesday morning at Yeager Airport in Charleston according to TSA officials. The gun was confiscated by airport police but the Scott Depot woman was not arrested.

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  12. Dr. Rahul Gupta to Lead DHHR's Bureau for Public HealthRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | Huntington News

    ... local health department in West Virginia. He also serves as the Executive Director and Health Officer of the Putnam County Health Department. Prior to that, he was Assistant Professor of Medicine of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tenn., ...

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  13. Man killed in Putnam County accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | West Virginia Metro

    Putnam County sheriff's deputies said Larry Ledsome, 74, of Hurricane, lost control of his truck on Teays Hollow Lane after striking a parked car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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  14. Holiday shopping pushes into ThanksgivingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 27 | West Virginia Metro

    At the front of that line was Chris Carter from Putnam County who started forming the queue before 6 p.m. Wednesday. "I didn't really want to be the first one, I just thought there would be more people lined up when I got here," Carter told MetroNews after 8 a.m. Thursday while bundled up in a folding chair, next to a small portable heater, with a view of the largely empty Best Buy parking lot off Corridor G. Carter said he wanted to be in line early for what some retail experts have called "the best deal of the holiday weekend," a Panasonic 50-inch HDTV for a Best Buy Thanksgiving price of $199.99.

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  15. W.Va. store agrees to fine in price-gouging caseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A Putnam County store operator has agreed to pay a $5,000 fine to the state to settle a price-gouging complaint after the January water crisis. Under the terms of the agreement released Tuesday by Attorney General Patrick Morrisey, Mid Valley Mart LLC says it will comply with state consumer protection laws.

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  16. Disappointment for McCallister as Moffatt triumphs in GOP surgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Lincoln Journal

    ... a northern portion of Logan County, a northwestern portion of Boone County, and a southern portion of Putnam County. In Lincoln County, Eldridge was the top vote getter with 1,871 votes. McCallister was second with 1,746 votes. Mullins received the ...

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  17. 4-month-old injured; father in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | West Virginia Metro

    A Putnam County man was allegedly standing over his 4-month-old daughter with an ax handle when the girl's mother noticed her daughter was limp. Police have charged Jeremy Walker, 33, of Winfield, with child abuse resulting in injury and child abuse creating risk for injury for what investigators alleged happened Oct. 29. Medical officials at Charleston Area Medical Center called police after they discovered the infant had suffered a displaced skull fracture.

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  18. Teenager dies in mudding wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 24 | West Virginia Metro

    A 16-year-old girl died Sunday after the vehicle she was in overturned in a creek near Poca according to Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese. The girl and her boyfriend were mudding in the Heizer Creek area Sunday afternoon when the Jeep they were in flipped into the creek.

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  19. Students Prevail Over Principal Who Blocked Efforts To Establish Gay-Straight AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 20 | Queerty

    A high school principal who tried preventing students from establishing a Gay-Straight Alliance is eating his words this week. Students at the Winfield High School in Putnam County, West Virginia had been lobbying to start a GSA alliance at their school for weeks.

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  20. Board rejects plan to keep hospital smoking areasRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Putnam County Development Authority has rejected a request to buy two small areas outside an area hospital so people can continue to smoke there.

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