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Board approves dual credit courses

Putnam school board members approved an updated book policy along with others that will allow students to take dual credit and embedded credit courses during a special meeting at the Putnam County Board of Education offices in Winfield on...

Board approves dual credit courses

Putnam school board members approved an updated book policy along with others that will allow students to take dual credit and embedded credit courses during a special meeting at the Putnam County Board of Education offices in Winfield on Thursday....

Winfield home struck by lightning, burns to the ground
Winfield home struck by lightning, burns to the ground

Million-dollar house burns to ground

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

Daily Mail Staff

A Putnam County man and his family escaped death early Monday morning when their million-dollar Winfield home was apparently struck by lightning and burned...

PHOTOS: Check out the scenes from the Putnam County Fair
PHOTOS: Check out the scenes from the Putnam County Fair

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Putnam County Fair opened this weekend in Eleanor and runs through Saturday. Click here for a full schedule of events.

Putnam County Fair to start this weekend
Putnam County Fair to start this weekend

Popular county fair starts this weekend with games, concerts, rides, livestock exhibits

President voted in for second term

WINFIELD — Butch Legg will serve as president of the Putnam County Board of Education for two more years after the board voted him in for a second term at Monday’s first regular meeting of the fiscal year.

Former superintendent Sam ...

Putnam deputies searching for man posing as police officer

Deputies are looking for information after a boy was stopped and frisked near Winfield by a man posing as a police officer.

It happened Monday on W.Va. 817 near Winfield. A 13-year-old boy was walking along the road near Leslie Lumber Company...

Report: Hurricane man competent to stand trial

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A psychiatrist has determined that a Hurricane man is competent to stand trial on a charge of killing his infant son.

The evaluation of 33-year-old Robert Jeremy Smith was filed Thursday in Putnam County Circuit...

Putnam prosecutor says no to Plants

Putnam prosecutor

rejects intervention program, calls new

agreement ‘illegal’

Putnam County officials ask for trailer removal

WINFIELD — The owner of a dilapidated trailer near Hurricane that once housed as many as 50 dogs has been given 30 days’ notice to come up with a plan to remove or replace the structure.

Photos of the structure show a trailer with ...

Putnam County man killed while cutting fallen tree

HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a Putnam County man is dead after a fallen tree that he was cutting rolled over onto him.

Putnam County sheriff’s deputies identified the man as 38-year-old Gabriel Michael Collins.

Police...

Graduation ceremony still controversial

WINFIELD — Graduation for Winfield High School was more than a week ago, but the controversy surrounding the exclusion of a popular coach from the ceremony came before the Putnam County Board of Education again Monday night.

Resident Joe ...

Patriot Coal moving Charleston office to Putnam

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Patriot Coal is relocating its West Virginia office in Charleston to Scott Depot in Putnam County.

Patriot spokeswoman Janine Orf says the St. Louis-based coal company plans to make the switch in...

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