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Putnam Chamber honors Craigo

Chris Dickerson Feb. 1, 2007, 1:30am

Oshel Craigo was given the Mayo Lester Community Service Award on Jan. 26 by the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce at its Annual Dinner Meeting. POCA -- The Putnam County Chamber of Commerce recently presented the 2006 Mayo Lester Community Service Award to Oshel Craigo at the Putnam Chamber Annual Dinner Meeting.


$405 million gas verdict could have 'chilling effect'

Chris Dickerson Feb. 1, 2007, 3:30am

Segal SPENCER – A $405 million weekend verdict in a Roane County class-action suit could have a "chilling effect" on future oil and natural gas development in the state, according to one of the involved companies.


Former employee files asbestos suit against Carbide

Cara Bailey Feb. 1, 2007, 3:30am

CHARLESTON - A former Union Carbide employee has filed a lawsuit claiming he was exposed to asbestos during his time at the plant.


McGraw reaches settlement with maker of water treatment systems

Cara Bailey Feb. 1, 2007, 4:53am

McGraw CHARLESTON - A yearlong battle between Attorney General Darrell McGraw and Hague Quality Water ended in a settlement in which Hague agreed to end private label credit card financing by its home dealers.


Putnam man says he was wrongly fired

Cara Bailey Feb. 1, 2007, 4:59am

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County man filed a suit against Logan Corporation claiming he was unlawfully fired from his job.


Standalone art for 2/5 issue: Manchin visits Marshall

News Service Feb. 1, 2007, 5:07am

Gov. Joe Manchin looks at a framed copy of The Parthenon from 1961 announcing that Marshall had been declared a university. HUNTINGTON -- Gov. Joe Manchin III met Wednesday with about 200 Marshall University students who are studying either journalism or political science.


Mayo suspended four games by principal

Cara Bailey Feb. 1, 2007, 11:00am

Mayo HUNTINGTON - Huntington High School basketball star O.J. Mayo was given a two-week suspension Thursday by Principal Greg Webb.


Woman says neighbors, contractors trespassed, damaged property

Cara Bailey Feb. 2, 2007, 1:35am

MARTINSBURG - A Berkeley County woman filed a suit against her neighbors and a construction company for trespassing on her property and destroying trees and shrubbery while inserting a new sewer line.


Man files suit over validity of father's life insurance forms

Cara Bailey Feb. 2, 2007, 1:45am

CHARLESTON - A Kanawha County man filed a suit on behalf of the estate of his deceased father against the company that issued his father's life insurance and a woman claiming her infant child is the decedent's son.


Putnam couple files malpractice suit

Cara Bailey Feb. 2, 2007, 1:55am

CHARLESTON - A Putnam County couple has filed a suit against a Charleston hospital, claiming the negligence of the doctor on duty caused permanent injury to the husband.


Kanawha judicial officers miss deadline to respond to civil suit

Lawrence Smith Feb. 2, 2007, 2:00am

CHARLESTON – Two Kanawha County court officers face a possible default judgment in a lawsuit filed against them in Magistrate Court.


Developer companies face more than 25 lawsuits

Beth Henry Feb. 2, 2007, 2:15am

MARTINSBURG - A bank, landscapers, cabinet makers and other subcontractors have filed suits for millions of dollars against a homebuilder, his companies and associates in Berkeley County.


Company sues insureres over coal dumped on man in portable toilet

Cara Bailey Feb. 2, 2007, 2:30am

CHARLESTON - A West Virginia coal company has filed a suit against its insurance companies seeking coverage after an employee was injured when a load of coal was dumped on the portable toilet he was in at the time.