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State makes surprise jail inspection

The annual state inspection of the county jail came 13 days earlier than Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Lawless expected — and unannounced. And for the ... Read more

Is it marriage or not?

Church leaders weigh in on Supreme Court ruling   A week later the nation is still reacting and in some cases reeling over the U.S. ... Read more

Ohio elections chief flags voter forms from marijuana group

COLUMBUS (AP) — Voter registrations collected by a marijuana legalization campaign are to be closely scrutinized for potential fraud under orders the state’s elections chief ... Read more

Report: West Virginia has highest death rate from drug overdose

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia has the highest rate of overdose deaths in the U.S., according to a report released Wednesday, further spotlighting Appalachia’s ... Read more

STAR contract sent to prosecutor

Even though no funding has been appropriated for the proposed jail move, a contract between the county and its potential neighbor who might provide services ... Read more