Winfield files petition over rejection of annexation request

WINFIELD – The City of Winfield has filed a Petition for Writ of Error in response to its petition to the Putnam County Commission for annexation by minor boundary adjustment being rejected in August. The City of Winfield filed the writ of error requesting reversal and/or remand of the decision made by Putnam County Commission to deny the city’s application to annex property by minor boundary adjustment, according to a petition filed Nov. 16 in Putnam Circuit Court. Winfield sought approval to Read More »

WVDHHR wants Raleigh County pain clinic shut down

BECKLEY – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources has filed a petition for injunctive relief and temporary restraining order in an attempt to get a pain clinic in Raleigh County to be shut down. Dr. Michael Kostenko is doing business as Coal Country Clinic Inc. The WVDHHR/Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification filed the petition in Raleigh Circuit Court this week after the owner, Kostenko, has twice defied the state’s orders to close. In 2012, the West Virgin Read More »