Putnam County Newswire

Putnam County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Putnam County, WV.

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  1. Their viewRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... tax structure to make it more beneficial for all taxpayers. It has been wonderful to greet many Mason and Putnam County students as they have been participating in the Page Program. They are great representatives of our schools and our counties. ...

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  2. West Virginia funeral home settles complaint over contractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | Martinsburg Journal

    The West Virginia attorney general's office has settled a complaint with the operators of a Putnam County funeral home over its business practices. Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced the settlement Wednesday.

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  3. Attorney General reaches settlement in funeral home lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... or accepting payments for funeral services prior to the death of the intended person. Gatens-Harding, based in Putnam County, also will be required to cooperate in conducting a prompt audit of all existing preneed funeral plans. The Attorney ...

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  4. Unemployment rate declines in Mason County -Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... in West Virginia in December 2016 include: Jackson County at 5.4 percent; Cabell County at 3.9 percent; Putnam County 4.3 percent; and Kanawha County at 4.6 percent. Across West Virginia, the goods-producing sector reported employment gains of 1,100 ...

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  5. Dewey investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Times

    The 62-year-old Dewey, of Ladd, was found dead Sept. 12, buried in a shallow grave in the Putnam County village of Standard.

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  6. Pomeroy bank expands into West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Farmers Bancshares, the parent company of Farmers Bank and Savings Co. in Pomeroy, has announced plans to expand operations into the Teays Valley area of Putnam County in West Virginia where a $4 million financial center is under construction on State Route 34 between Scott Depot and Hurricane.

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  7. State Police, U.S. Marshal round up sex offenders in 'Operation Frostbite' effortRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | West Virginia Metro

    During a sweep Feb. 6-9, State Police and the U.S. States Marshal Service issued 80 violations to registered sex offenders in Cabell, Putnam and Lincoln counties. As part of an effort called "Operation Frostbite," troopers checked 369 registered offenders.

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  8. Farmers Bank announces expansion into Teays Valley -Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Tri-County News

    On Thursday, Farmers Bancshares, Inc., the parent company of Farmers Bank and Savings Company, announced plans to expand further into West Virginia, with a branch in the Teays Valley area of Putnam County. "In order to stay a viable community bank, the board realized we needed to grow," Farmers Bank President and CEO Paul Reed told the Sentinel on Thursday afternoon.

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  9. Lawmakers split on road bond plan; want to see moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | West Virginia Metro

    ... totals $1.4 billion. Of the specific projects, the most expensive are the Interstate 64 widening project in Putnam County ($170m), which includes a new bridge across the Kanawha River near Nitro, and a four-lane highway in Wayne County from the ...

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  10. West Virginia farmers invited to meeting with ag officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Agriculture officials are inviting West Virginia farmers to discuss programs and services available to them. The West Virginia State University Extension Service says in a news release that the meet-and-greet is set for Monday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in the Putnam County community of Eleanor.

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  11. Education letting teachers teachRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... public education system, first as teachers, then as county-level administrators. They are Chuck Hatfield of Putnam County, Barbara Whitecotton of Hardy County and Miller Hall of Raleigh County. Three may be the magic number. The state board is ...

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  12. New state board members pick new president and VP; want to upend A through FRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 2 | West Virginia Metro

    ... appointees - Miller Hall of Raleigh County, Barbara Whitecotton of Pendleton County and Chuck Hatfield of Putnam County. Those four were part of unanimous vote this morning to name Tom Campbell, a longtime member of the board from Greenbrier County, ...

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  13. Mexican national pleads guilty in Huntington to federal drug crimeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 2 | Huntington News

    ... prosecution was made possible through the cooperative efforts of several investigating agencies, including the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, the Metropolitan Drug Enforcement Network Team, the Muskingum County Sheriff's Department in Ohio, the ...

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  14. Ease the W.Va. budget tsunami by bumping up the sales tax? Not likely, GOP legislators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 1 | West Virginia Metro

    ... consequences of budget cuts before the speaker and Senate president would propose it." Hall, a Republican from Putnam County, recalled that he put Tomblin's suggested 1 percent sales tax hike on the Senate Finance agenda last year. He said it went ...

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  15. Marshall basketball assistant coach Duhon resignsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Lincoln Journal

    ... by Marshall for a Saturday night home game versus Western Kentucky. His DUI arrest was Nov. 30, 2015, also in Putnam County. A criminal complaint filed by the Putnam County Sheriff's Department said two deputies responding to a call of a man down in ...

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  16. Just Let W.Va. Teachers TeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | The Intelligencer

    ... public education system, first as teachers, then as county-level administrators. They are Chuck Hatfield of Putnam County, Barbara Whitecotton of Hardy County and Miller Hall of Raleigh County. Three may be the magic number. The state board is ...

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  17. 19 indictedRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    ... offense. His privilege to drive had already been revoked for driving under the influence on April 18, 2013 (Putnam County), October 16, 2014 (Cabell County), and June 8, 2016 (Lincoln County). Cooper was also indicted on misdemeanor counts for ...

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  18. Marshall assistant basketball coach Chris Duhon arrestedRead the original story

    Jan 24, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    ... Saturday and has since been released on bond. Duhon, 34, was arrested on aggravated DUI on Dec. 2, 2015, in Putnam County, and was subsequently suspended by the Marshall athletic department. During that arrest, Duhon registered a 0.202 blood-alcohol ...

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  19. Wahama 2nd at Winfield quadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Wahama wrestling team finished behind only host Winfield during a quad match with the Generals, Buffalo and Chesapeake on Tuesday night in Putnam County. The White Falcons - who are currently the 10th ranked Class A program in the state - came away from the four-team matchup individually with a combined 7-6 overall record, which included a trio of unbeaten grapplers.

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  20. Lady Knights fall at Hurricane, 29-15Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2017 | Point Pleasant Register

    The Point Pleasant girls basketball team dropped its 11th straight game, on Wednesday night in Putnam County, falling by a 29-15 count to previously winless Hurricane. The Lady Knights were held scoreless in the first quarter, as the Lady Redskins built a 9-0 lead.

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