Alleged Murderer Of Trooper Pleads Not Guilty, Bond Denied

State Police said Kennedy ambushed Sgt. Cory Maynard and other troopers responding to a shots fired call last Friday in the Beech Creek area of Matewan.

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Restoration On Matewan’s Nenni Buildings Honors Connection to Italian Immigrants, Mine Wars History

Using $1.7 million from the U.S. Economic Development Authority, Coalfield Development Corp. and the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum plan to transform three buildings in Matewan into a job training center while preserving mine wars and unionization history.

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Museum Brings Visitors Off Trails And Into W.Va. Coalfield Town

ATV riders from all over the country are finding the hills and hollers of West Virginia thanks to the Hatfield and McCoy Trail system. As a bonus, they’re also discovering the largely untold stories of the Mine Wars and the Battle of Blair Mountain at the West Virginia Mine Wars Museum.

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Events Across the State To Commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Mine Wars, Battle of Blair Mountain

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Blair Mountain. While the anniversary is still weeks away, Sept. 3, organizations and communities in southern West Virginia are already commemorating the centennial.

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