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Daniel “Danny” Vickers (D) has filed paperwork to campaign for Boone County Commissioner in the Crook District. A local businessman, Vickers said he looks to use his experience in business to help guide the county through a difficult financial crisis. Feature story opportunities will be offe…

HUNTINGTON — The Dr. Carter G. Woodson Lyceum’s 2020 Black History Month poster competitions are open this semester. There is one competition open to all West Virginia K-12 students, and another competition open to all Marshall University students. The theme is “African Americans and the Vote.”

MADISON — Boone Memorial Hospital hosted its annual health fair at the Madison Civic Center on Oct. 5 The theme of the day was focused on super heroes, with many of the resource stations manned by various caped crusaders.

MADISON — Members of the Madison-based theater troop Appalachian Community Theater have pledged their individual support for the upcoming Boone County STAGE production of “Peter Pan.”

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Ethics Commission will conduct a training on the Ethics and Open Meetings Acts on Oct. 17 in Madison as part of a statewide training initiative.

MADISON — Scott High School had its first Local School Improvement Council meeting on Oct. 2 in the school’s media center.

2005 Scott High School graduate and U.S. Marine SSgt Emmanuel “Preston” Smith will be promoted to the rank of Gunnery Sergeant on Nov. 1.

MADISON — Plans are underway for the new Boone Memorial Hospital Substance and Mental Health Treatment Program. The hospital, in partnership with Marshall Health, PROACT (Provider Response Organization for Addiction, Care and Treatment) of Huntington and Cabell Huntington Hospital received t…

LOGAN — You could tell it was some kind of sweet win for the Logan High School football team on Friday night.

WELCH — For Mount View, five different players hit pay dirt for the Golden Knights (3-3) and they took the win over van (2-4) in front of a homecoming crowd at Vic Nystrom Stadium on Friday night.

Chuck Gillispie (left) is honored by Boone County Schools for 50 years as a bus operator. Transportation Director Josh Brumfield looks on.

MINERAL WELLS — The Danville Hawks Youth Football League traveled to Wood County on Oct. 6 to face the Mineral Wells Patriots.

VAN — After a traffic stop, a Seth man was charged in relation to a mine theft after a search of the truck he was driving allegedly produced stolen merchandise.

MADISON — Citizens of Madison attended a city council meeting to express their concerns about a homeless camp near one citizen’s home, which is located near the Benjamin Price Bridge.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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VAN — When Forest Harless was a child, he didn’t participate in many team sports, but he found wrestling to be something at which he excelled.

VAN — Sherman High will travel across Boone County to Van on Oct. 18 for what could be one of the best high school football games of the year across the state in all classes.

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CHARLESTON —West Virginia Delegates Barbara Evans Fleischauer, D-Monongalia, and Jordan Hill, R-Nicholas, are joining forces with health care activists from West Virginia and Virginia to organize a bus caravan to Canada to help people buy cheaper insulin.

HUNTINGTON – Two years ago during a special election, West Virginia voters gave their stamp of approval to a program Gov. Jim Justice called Roads to Prosperity.

Since then, 541 projects worth $385.1 million spanning 1,185 miles have been completed, according to the West Virginia Department of Transportation, with 293 projects scheduled to be completed by the end of the year and 123 projects scheduled to break ground. That brings the total to $1.1 billion worth of projects either completed or started by the end of 2019.

HUNTINGTON – Two years ago during a special election, West Virginia voters gave their stamp of approval to a program Gov. Jim Justice called Roads to Prosperity.

Since then, 541 projects worth $385.1 million spanning 1,185 miles have been completed, according to the West Virginia Department of Transportation, with 293 projects scheduled to be completed by the end of the year and 123 projects scheduled to break ground. That brings the total to $1.1 billion worth of projects either completed or started by the end of 2019.

CHARLESTON —West Virginia Delegates Barbara Evans Fleischauer, D-Monongalia, and Jordan Hill, R-Nicholas, are joining forces with health care activists from West Virginia and Virginia to organize a bus caravan to Canada to help people buy cheaper insulin.

CHARLESTON — Two associates of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney have been arrested on charges that they schemed to skirt election laws and funnel foreign money to U.S. politicians, including a super PAC that exists solely to support West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

CHARLESTON — Two associates of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney have been arrested on charges that they schemed to skirt election laws and funnel foreign money to U.S. politicians, including a super PAC that exists solely to support West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey.

MINERAL WELLS - The Danville Hawks Youth Football League traveled to Wood County on Oct. 6 to face the Mineral Wells Patriots.

DANVILLE — A man was recently arrested on a warrant related to the July theft of an ATV and a pressure washer. 

MADISON — Boone County Emergency Management Agency 911 Director Greg Lay was honored by Delegate Rodney Miller at the Boone County Commission’s regular session on Oct. 1 with a Legislative Citation for his service to Boone County during his career as a county employee. 

MADISON — A Bloomingrose couple pled in Boone County Circuit Court on Sept. 30 regarding a 14-month investigation into missing funds from the now-defunct Seth Midget Football League. 

MADISON — A Madison man was charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver after a search warrant was executed Sept. 23 by the U.S. 119 Drug Task Force, the West Virginia State Police and the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. 

MUD RIVER — A man was charged with grand larceny in relation to a theft at a business at Mud River on Sept. 22. 

Cecil Silva, a Democratic candidate for House of Delegates District 22, kicked off his campaign on Sept. 30 at Morrisvale/Ryan Community Center in Morrisvale.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. 

West Virginia’s fall foliage display is off to a later than normal start, thanks to an exceptionally toasty September. But leaves have finally begun to take on their autumnal hues in the state’s northern highlands, where they should be nearing their peak later this week, according to the sta…