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WV rural health center marking 20th anniversary

HURRICANE — The Center for Rural Health Development in Hurricane is celebrating a milestone.

The center is marking 20 years of work on rural health issues. The private, not-for-profit organization started its work in 1994.

Officials...

WV rural health center marking 20th anniversary

HURRICANE — The Center for Rural Health Development in Hurricane is celebrating a milestone.

The center is marking 20 years of work on rural health issues. The private, not-for-profit organization started its work in 1994.

Officials ...

Commissioners nix noise ordinance request

Official says rule would be abused in home construction situations

Fire marshal identifies children killed in Putnam blaze
Fire marshal identifies children killed in Putnam blaze

Boy, 9, girl, 3, retreated

to bedrooms after fire began, were found

in cardiac arrest

Putnam fire claims girl, 3, boy, 9; official says third child, 7, was playing with lighter
Putnam fire claims girl, 3, boy, 9; official says third child, 7, was playing with lighter

Two children died after being pulled out of a burning mobile home Sunday morning in Putnam County, firefighters said.

A 3-year-old girl and a 9-year-old boy died at Charleston Area Medical Center’s Teays Valley Hospital Sunday, said Mark...

Newcomers Takubo, Gaunch win WV Senate seats
Newcomers Takubo, Gaunch win WV Senate seats

Takubo, Gaunch defeat Skaff, Wells in 8th, 17th districts

Putnam elects Witt as Family Court judge

With 76 percent of votes accounted for, Republican Richard Witt secured a commanding lead over Democratic candidate Dave Hill in the race for Putnam County’s Family Court judgeship.

As of press time Tuesday only 36 out of 47 precincts had ...

Farmer’s market eyes land near Hurricane High

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Farmer’s market is looking for a permanent home, and its leaders think some land beside Hurricane High School would make a good choice.

Chrissy Foster, who owns a farm in Frazier’s Bottom and is...

Hospital chief proposes sale to save smoking areas

WINFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — A hospital administrator has asked the Putnam County Development Authority to buy two small areas outside the facility so people can continue to smoke there.

Randy Hodges of CAMC Teays Valley Hospital acknowledged...

Putnam to add mental health component to Veterans’ Treatment Court

A $50,000 grant will allow Putnam County’s Veterans’ Treatment Court to expand into a Mental Health and Veterans Treatment Court.

The U.S. Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs recently gave the federal...

County considers tweaking benefits

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Commission took up consideration of tweaking optical and dental benefits for county employees Tuesday.

Commission President Steve Andes said the county’s coverage hasn’t been updated since the...

Putnam alumni barred from using county fields

Alumni of Putnam County’s four high schools will likely play two exhibition football games on a Kanawha County field next month because of county policies that prohibit the group from using Putnam’s facilities.

Josh Tolley, a 2005 ...

Putnam commissioners reject annexation proposal for Winfield

Commissioners say Winfield’s petition didn’t meet needed requirements

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