We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

breaking featured top story

Human remains discovered in the southeastern area of Mercer County have been identified as a missing Princeton woman, West Virginia State Police officials said Tuesday.

AP editor's pick

The West Virginia Senate is set to take up a sweeping education bill that would allow the state's first charter schools. The Republican-controlled chamber is scheduled to reconvene Monday at 5 p.m. as part of the special legislative session.

AP editor's pick

Billionaire investor and Democratic activist Tom Steyer says he will put $1 million toward registering at least 12,000 millennial voters in Virginia, in hope of flipping the Republican-led General Assembly to the Democrats.

editor's pick

A man has been arrested in Princeton after fleeing from police. According to the Princeton Police Department, James Justin Price has been charged with fleeing on foot, burglary, driving suspended and no seatbelt.

editor's pick featured

RICHMOND — The days until the new tobacco legislation law in Virginia kicks in are dwindling down.

This Week's Circulars


2 p.m. at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale. Burial will follow in Elgood Cemetery in Elgood.

2 p.m. at the Burns Wornal Chapel of Memorial Funeral Directory in Princeton. Burial will follow at Resthaven Memorial Park in Princeton.

73, of Bluefield, WV died Tuesday June 25, 2019 at his home. Arrangements are incomplete at Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory in Bluefield.