Circuit Court

Putnam County Judge Selected To Fill US Magistrate Vacancy

Joseph Reeder, a circuit court judge from Putnam County, has been selected as the new U.S. magistrate judge for Huntington. Joseph Reeder was first elected to Putnam County's circuit court bench in 2012, winning reelection in 2016 and 2024.

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Hearing Will Determine Whether Two Jefferson County Officials Stay In Office

Two members of the Jefferson County Commission could be removed from office, depending on a court ruling. The commissioners skipped months of meetings in protest of vacancy proceedings.

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Federal Horse Racing Anti-Doping Regulations Take Effect, Including In W.Va.

West Virginia and Louisiana filed an injunction against the agency in July, keeping the act from being fully implemented while federal proceedings continued.

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Federal Appeals Court Halts Horse Racing Injunction in W.Va., La.

A federal appeals court blocked a ruling that would have kept the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority from implementing racetrack safety and enforcement rules in both West Virginia and Louisiana.

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