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Putnam County drug discount program to expand

WINFIELD — A free program that gives Putnam County residents discounts on prescription drugs will soon also offer health and dental discounts for a monthly fee.

The National Association of Counties offers its member counties prescription...

Flags to be lowered for Putnam judge

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has ordered flags on the State Capitol Complex and on all state-owned facilities in Putnam County to be lowered from dawn to dusk today, the day of services for ...

Diamond Electric to move US headquarters to Putnam County
Diamond Electric to move US headquarters to Putnam County

Japanese firm will

consolidate current Eleanor operation with its headquarters

Putnam teachers want algebra, geometry courses back

WINFIELD — High school math teachers in Putnam County want the district to ask the state department of education to let them out of mandated math curriculum.

The county is in its third year offering “integrated math” in...

Retired circuit judge kills self, suffered from terminal illness
Retired circuit judge kills self, suffered from terminal illness

Recently retired Putnam Circuit Judge O.C. “Hobby” Spaulding, who suffered from Lou Gehrig’s disease, took his own life Wednesday, authorities said at an evening press conference.

Troopers from the State Police detachment in ...

Putnam PSD fined $10,230 for pollution violations

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Putnam County Public Service District will pay a $10,230 fine to settle water pollution violations that occurred during construction activity.

The civil penalty is part of a consent order issued by the West...

Attorney General sues Putnam roofing contractor

Patrick Morrisey says the company violated the W.Va. Consumer Credit and Protection Act

State officials checking for evidence of invasive carp in Kanawha River

Environmental DNA from the invasive Asian carp has been found in the Kanawha River, state Division of Natural Resources officials said Wednesday.

Though the environmental DNA, or eDNA, could mean the fish have made their way to the Kanawha River,...

Putnam Board supports teacher raises

WINFIELD — An effort to raise teacher salaries in West Virginia has the support of the Putnam County Board of Education.

Adam Feazell, a Hurricane High School teacher, presented the board with a letter addressed to Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin...

More than 100 traffic incidents reported overnight

Weather played a factor in the crashes across Kanawha, Putnam and Cabell counties

By MARCUS CONSTANTINO

Daily Mail Staff

Area emergency dispatchers say more than 100 wrecks have been reported overnight Thursday night and Friday...

Putnam PSD warns customers to keep grease out of drains

Improper disposal of fats, oils and grease produced by cooking large meals can cause damage to sewer systems

Putnam store owner admits to price gouging

Businessman will pay fine, dismiss counter claim against attorney general

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