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Putnam drug court honors new graduates
Putnam drug court honors new graduates

Former addicts

turn their lives around with help from program

Putnam drug court honors new graduates
Putnam drug court honors new graduates

Former addicts

turn their lives around with help from program

Putnam officials fear oil train threat
Putnam officials fear oil train threat

Crude tankers pass through county twice a day near little league fields, neighborhoods

US 35 wreck to be cleaned up before evening commute

A produce truck that overturned on U.S. 35 near the Buffalo Bridge will be cleaned up in time for the evening commute.

Around 1:30 p.m., the truck flipped where the expressway and two-lane portions of U.S. 35 meet, and the road was closed in...

Putnam extends school year, looks ahead

WINFIELD — Putnam County students will be going to school through June 8 after snow and sub-zero temperatures kept schools closed all of last week.

Monday’s meeting of the Putnam County Board of Education was originally scheduled...

Putnam County kindergarten registration now open

Putnam County elementary schools are now accepting calls for kindergarten registration for the 2015-16 school year for all children who will be 5 years old before Sept. 1, 2015. This is for all children who will be in kindergarten next year. The...

Student groups thank Putnam board for support

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Board of Education heard presentations from students at the Putnam Career and Technical Center at its regular meeting Monday night.

The students, who were representatives of two student organizations, thanked...

Hurricane offers free smoke alarms to residents

HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP) — Hurricane is offering free smoke alarms to residents in an effort to prevent fire-related deaths.

City marking and development manager Vanessa Ervin tells the Charleston...

Putnam bus driver loses job over contested seniority

WINFIELD — A part-time Putnam County bus driver’s job was rescinded Tuesday night because another employee contested her right to the position.

Elizabeth Swann was promoted from substitute bus driver to a half-day bus driver in the ...

Furry friends help Putnam children read books
Furry friends help Putnam children read books

Tales to Tails lets volunteers read

to pets in shelter

New community service center opens in Winfield

A new Heart & Hand Community Service Center will open in Putnam County on Tuesday.

The center is a project of Community Development Outreach Ministries, a mission project of the West Virginia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. The ...

Hurricane wave pool needs basin repairs, operating at loss
Hurricane wave pool needs basin repairs, operating at loss

Aging concrete liner must be maintained each year, prone to damage in winter

Patriot Coal transfers headquarters from Missouri to W.Va.
Patriot Coal transfers headquarters from Missouri to W.Va.

SCOTT DEPOT, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal Corp. has relocated its headquarters from St. Louis to West Virginia, the company said Friday.

The company’s operations office in Scott Depot became its headquarters effective Jan. 1. Patriot...

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