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Man accused of holding woman hostage at gunpoint at Jane Lew home

JANE LEW, W.Va (WDTV) - A man was charged after officers said he held a woman hostage at gunpoint at a home in Jane Lew last week. Officers responded to the home around 1:15 p.m. on Friday in reference to a woman saying she had been held hostage at gunpoint, according to a criminal complaint.

Former Area Mayor, Retired Police Officer, Business Owner, Civic Leader, Shriner, Charles Mouser, Passes

Former Mayor of Philippi, WV Charles Jerry Mouser “Jerry” passed away at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV on August 6, 2022, after a long illness. Jerry was born at his parent’s home on Bonica Road in Barbour County, WV on 01 Feb 1944, the son of the late Denzel Carl Mouser and Maysel C. Mouser. Jerry completed grade school at Tacy Elementary and graduated from Philippi High School in 1963. Jerry was united in marriage to Amelia “Mimi” James Mouser on February 26, 1965, who survives in Philippi, WV. Also surviving are his son Mark James Mouser.
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Upshur Co. woman jailed following February arrest

BUCKHANNON — One Upshur County woman is behind bars after a traffic stop led to an arrest earlier this year. According to court documentation, on February 2, 2022, Upshur County Sheriff’s Deputy Tanner Collins initiated a traffic stop on a Buick at Jenkins Ford, located on Brushy Fork Road. At that time, the vehicle did not have an inspection sticker displayed on the vehicle. Deputy Collins approached the vehicle and began talking to the driver, later identified as the defendant, 44-year-old Christa Lynn Chipps, of Buckhannon. Chipps immediately handed Deputy Collins her license and stated it had been suspended.

Weston woman awarded for preserving Old Hill Cemetery

WESTON, W.Va. (WBOY) — A Weston woman’s efforts to restore the Old Hill Cemetery have earned her the Historic Landscape Restoration Award, presented through the Preserve WV AmeriCorps program. The city’s Vice-Mayor Sherry Rogers said in a press release Tuesday that Anna Cardelli took an interest in the cemetery when she moved to Weston, and […]

Educator for Nearly 50 Years, Church Leader, History Advocate in Area, James W. Daddysman, Passes

James W. Daddysman, a resident of Philippi, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022, in the United Hospital Center at the age of 85. James. was born October 17, 1936, in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Homer and Anna Pauline (Feaster) Daddysman. James was united in marriage to Jean (Myers) Daddysman who survives at home. Also surviving are children, Elizabeth Harward of Philippi, Matthew Daddysman and wife Soyoung of Chicago, IL, Jennifer Daddysman of Lexington, KY, and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Lineup for Black Heritage Festival in downtown Clarksburg announced

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia Black Heritage Festival has announced its entertainment lineup. The festival, which returns to downtown Clarksburg for the first time since 2019, will be from Sept. 9-11. Headlining the festival on Sept. 10 will be Heatwave, the group known for its 1977 top hit...

Back for First Time Since 2019, Lineup Announced for Black Heritage Festival in Downtown Clarksburg

The West Virginia Black Heritage Festival, which will return for the first time since 2019 and run from Sept. 9-11, has announced its entertainment lineup. Headlining the show will be Heatwave. The group is known for its top hit “Boogie Nights,” that was released in 1977. Other acts include Shades of Soul, Funk Yard X, Bryon Cooper, and Lady D.

UHC nurse named to West Virginia Board of Registered Nurses

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WV News) — Leslie D. Perine, MSN, RN, is a nursing educator and graduate nurse specialist at WVU Medicine United Hospital Center. Having served as a nurse for more than 23 years, Perine has been appointed to the West Virginia Board of Registered Nurses for a term ending June 30, 2025.

Annual luncheon held for past CEOS County Council Presidents

Sandy King hosted the 43rd annual luncheon for past Lewis County Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) County Council presidents when the group met at Giovanni’s in Weston on Friday, July 15. Attending were Imogene Wimer, Linda Schmidt, Judy Smith, Sandy King, Helen McClain, Julia Bragg, Susie Heath, Vonda Dye...

LB BOE approves Tri State Forest Products for timber sale

During the Monday, August 8, Lewis County Board of Education meeting, two bids were presented regarding the sale of timber at Roanoke Elementary School. Tri State Forest Products submitted a bid in the amount of $212,001, and Weyerhauser submitted a bid in the amount of $204,694.75. Board President Phyllis Hinterer...

89th Chicken Supper draws large crowd

Hundreds of people attended the 98th annual Chicken Supper and Bazaar at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Camden on Saturday, August 6. The much-anticipated dinner has not been held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but volunteers and organizers were ready to serve familiar and new faces. “We’ve seen...