Archive for May, 2019

“Pill Mill” forfeiture presented to State Police
By December 17, 2013 Read More →

“Pill Mill” forfeiture presented to State Police

By Rachel Baldwin Williamson Daily News WILLIAMSON, W.Va. — The final installment of the property and cash seized from Mountain Medical Care Clinic, a “pill mill” that was shut down in 2010, was officially presented to the West Virginia State Police on Monday morning, during a press conference held by West Virginia U.S. Attorney Booth […]

By December 17, 2013 Read More →

Take time to make good decisions about giving

An editorial from the Herald-Dispatch: HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — This is the season for giving, and there are thousands of ways to give. But other than direct gifts to family and friends, most of our charitable giving is funneled through some sort of non-profit organization. That may be our church, a local charity or any of […]

Posted in: Opinion
By December 17, 2013 Read More →

County clerks need peace, quiet for Christmas

An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram: CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — If you need any evidence of the Marcellus shale boom in North Central West Virginia, you don’t have to count the pickup trucks with Texas plates or the number of water trucks going down the road. All you have to do is visit your local county clerk’s […]

Posted in: Opinion
By December 17, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Tuesday, Dec. 17

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. `LITTLE EVIDENCE’ NSA PROGRAM PREVENTED TERRORISM A judge rules the agency’s bulk collection […]

By December 16, 2013 Read More →

Southern W.Va. sweep nets 54 sex offenders

By Jessica Farrish Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va.  — A four-day cooperative effort among West Virginia State Police, the U.S. Marshal’s Southern District Office and Booth Goodwin, U.S. attorney general for the Southern District of West Virginia, netted 54 sex offenders who had failed to comply with the law on mandatory registration. Police checked the registration status […]

An initiative for drivers with lead feet, big hearts
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

An initiative for drivers with lead feet, big hearts

By Edward Marshall The Journal RANSON, W.Va. — Life tends to move just a little bit faster for most people during the holidays. Amid the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season, if you find yourself literally breaking the speed limit in the city of Ranson, an innovative program will let you make recompense without […]

Mid-year graduation at Marshall
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

Mid-year graduation at Marshall

From the Herald-Dispatch Jerrod Lee Stout, right, is congratulated by Marshall University president, Stephen Kopp during Marshall’s 2013 Winter Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Click here for more photos.

Posted in: Photos
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

Medicaid expansion won’t be overnight

An editorial from the Exponent-Telegram   CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — About 120,000 people potentially will qualify for an expansion of Medicaid that’s due to occur in West Virginia at the start of the year. But response to auto-enrollment letters sent in September has been only about a 50-50 proposition up to now. One expert in healthcare, […]

Posted in: Opinion
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

A new drug-fighting tactic in two W.Va. cities

An editorial from the Charleston Daily Mail: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In February 2012, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin and Charleston Police Chief Brent Webster brought a new approach to fighting drugs on the West Side called Drug Market Intervention. The program targeted hard-core violent criminals on the West Side, while offering a one-time-only second chance to […]

Posted in: Opinion
By December 16, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Monday, Dec. 16

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Monday, Dec. 16, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be […]