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  • One Lane Closes After Trucks Catch Fire on I-77

    Trucks Catch Fire on I-77

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:44 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:44:48 GMT
    ATHENS -- One southbound lane on Interstate 77 near the Athens exit was closed today after two vehicles caught on fire. Around 4 p.m. one tractor trailer caught on fire and caused another vehicle to
    ATHENS -- One southbound lane on Interstate 77 near the Athens exit was closed today after two vehicles caught on fire. Around 4 p.m. one tractor trailer caught on fire and caused another vehicle to
  • Regional Jails to ban contact visits in attempt to keep out drugs

    Regional Jails to ban contact visits in attempt to keep out drugs

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:31 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:31:28 GMT
    This week, the Regional Jail Authority announced the new no touching rule during visitations. The no touching rule was implemented in an effort to ultimately keep drugs out of our jails. Prisoners now
    This week, the Regional Jail Authority announced the new no touching rule during visitations.
  • YMCA announces concert for Friends of Coal Auto Fair

    YMCA announces concert for Friends of Coal Auto Fair

    Thursday, April 17 2014 5:16 PM EDT2014-04-17 21:16:42 GMT
    Jay Rist, CEO of the YMCA of Southern West Virginia announced Thursday Jake Owen and Kelly Pickler will be performing at the fair on Saturday, July 19. Rist said this is the biggest act yet coming to
    Jay Rist, CEO of the YMCA of Southern West Virginia announced Thursday Jake Owen and Kelly Pickler will be performing at the fair on Saturday, July 19.

County: Logan

High School: Logan High School
GPA: 4.1

Activities and achievements: This MENSA member won a Golden Horseshoe award and will finish high school with 31 hours of college credit already completed. He is involved in Logan High's theater program and student council, and he is vice president of Teens Against Alcohol and Drugs. He competes in local and state math field day events, volunteers for the American Cancer Society and attended the Governor's Honors Academy.

Plans: Casey wants to attend college and medical school and become a cardiac surgeon.