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Hinton man arrested in relation to theft allegation

Hinton WV (Hinton News) - Local police recently arrested Stanley Chris Walls Jr., 37, of Hinton, who allegedly stole a four-wheeler from a Summers County home. According to the criminal complaint, Walls was supposed to be working on the victim's farm at the time of the alleged theft. The criminal complaint states the victim contacted police about a missing yellow four-wheeler. According to the complaint, Walls was supposed to stay overnight on the victim's farm on June 24 but was not on the property when the victim went in search of him. At that point, the victim began to search for...
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Bunch set to dance at WVU

Sophia Bunch, at 2022 graduate of Greenbrier East High School and daughter of Rick and Susan Leatherman of Lewisburg, recently signed to further her dancing career at West Virginia University beginning in the fall of 2022. Bunch began dancing when she was three years old at Trillium Performing Arts and later started dancing at Valley […] The post Bunch set to dance at WVU appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Josi Ervin's success is earned, not given

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – Josi Ervin knows hard work and dedication. The Greenbrier East senior-to-be just enjoyed a great junior year in which she excelled in volleyball, and also had a second team all-state finish on the softball field. The lefty has been playing summer softball, helping at the Spartan volleyball camps, all while working on […] The post Josi Ervin's success is earned, not given appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Deadline nears for WV State Fair competition entries

LEWISBURG, WV (WBOY) — West Virginians who want to participate in the State Fair of West Virginia’s livestock and/or home, arts, and garden exhibits have just over one week left to enter. This year’s competitions include a revamped sheep shearing competition, the crowd-favorite draft horse pull, and the all-new WV Dairy Delight Cooking Competition. The […]

The Greenbrier declared safe after threat

UPDATE: 6/25/2022 6:00 P.M. — The Greenbrier Resort has reopened after a threat was made to the hotel. Cam Huffman, Director of Public Relations and Content with the Greenbrier said they received a threat in the afternoon on Saturday, June 25, 2022. The Greenbrier has been declared safe and is now open for the guests […]

Local farm offers blueberry picking; goat petting

RENICK, WV (WVNS) — If you’re looking for a fun outing to spend with family and friends, you should go visit the Friendly Goat Fruit Farm. Located at 2801 Julia Rd in Renick, WV, 24966, the farm offers a scenic place for the public to enjoy, which includes a large blueberry farm filled with over […]

Obituary: Gilbert “Dean” Bennett, 89

BENNETT Gilbert “Dean” Bennett, 89, of Hinton passed away June 26, 2022 at Summers Nursing and Rehab following a battle with ALS. Born June 3, 1933 in Hinton, he was the son of the late Mike and Ethel “Faye” Waddell Bennett. A 1951 graduate of Hinton High School, he worked as a Telegraph Operator for C&O Railroad in Hinton, until 1955, before moving to Tucson, AZ, where he picked up his seniority with the Southern Pacific Railroad. Later, he became a Train Dispatcher in 1963 and a Local General Chairman for the American Train Dispatchers Association, later rising to National Vice President...

One Tank Trip: Greenbrier River Campground

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) – From April through October the Greenbrier River comes alive with canoes, kayaks, inner tubes, and prime camping along its banks. This week’s One Tank Trip takes us to the Greenbrier River Campground, an 8-acre campground located along, you guessed it, the Greenbrier River. From...

Evan McClure receives David Yarid Memorial Scholarship

The David Yarid Memorial Scholarship, administered by the Greenbrier County Schools Foundation, was awarded to Evan McClure, a 2022 graduate of Greenbrier East High School. McClure plans to attend West Virginia University and major in finance and economics. The David E. Yarid Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 to honor the memory of David Yarid, […] The post Evan McClure receives David Yarid Memorial Scholarship appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Jones earns medical degree from WVSOM

LEWISBURG, W.Va. — Brittani Jones, D.O., graduated from the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) with a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree on May 28, 2022. While at WVSOM, Dr. Jones received silver T.O.U.C.H. (Translating Osteopathic Understanding Into Community Health) recognition for community service and the MSOPTI Rural...

Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7

The city of Lewisburg has given notice of a planning commission working session to be held Thursday, July 7, at 6:15 at city hall, 942 Washington Street West. The meeting is also available via teleconference. For information on how to participate on Zoom, contact Marsha Cunningham at 304-645-2080 by 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 7. […] The post Lewisburg planning commission to hold work session July 7 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Bonnie’s Bus to offer mammograms in Nettie, Mill Creek, and Thomas

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bonnie’s Bus mobile mammography unit will visit Nicholas, Randolph, and Tucker counties offering three-dimensional (3D) digital screening mammograms and breast care education to women. A service of WVU Medicine-WVU Hospitals and the WVU Cancer Institute, Bonnie’s Bus will be at:. • Panther Creek Elementary...

Graves attends governor's academy

Indigo Graves of Sinks Grove was chosen to represent Greenbrier East High School as part of the 2022 West Virginia Governor’s Honors Academy being held on the campus of Fairmont State University June 26-July 15. The theme of this year’s academy is “The World We Will Inherit,” a theme that challenges academy students to grapple […] The post Graves attends governor's academy appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Social Security Column: Social Security is here when you're ready for retirement

When you think you’re ready to retire, we’re here to help you make an informed decision about when to apply for benefits. You should decide based on your individual and family circumstances. Would it be better for you to start getting benefits early with a smaller monthly amount over a longer period? Or perhaps wait for a larger monthly payment over less time? The answer is personal and depends on several factors, such as your current and anticipated cash needs, health, and your family history on longevity. Most importantly, you should study your future financial...

Unidentified threat forces The Greenbrier to evacuate

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. (WVVA) - Director of Public Relations for The Greenbrier, Cam Huffman says The Greenbrier received a threat Saturday afternoon and to be cautious The Greenbrier officials have evacuated the building. Police are on scene and everyone is being kept away from the building while police and...

Local school musician selected for Sousa Honor Band

CALDWELL (WVDN) – Cedric Allder, of Caldwell, has been accepted for membership with the 2022 John Philip Sousa National High School Honor Band. This highly selective national student concert band will meet in central Massachusetts June 26-30.Allder is the son of Tasha and Jim Allder. He is a member of the Greenbrier East High School […] The post Local school musician selected for Sousa Honor Band appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Obituary: Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84

WILLS Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84, a resident of Hinton for most of her life, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2022, following a tough battle with illness. Sally was born November 1, 1937 in Bellevue, OH, to John and Agnes Baker Golupski. She was very outgoing, loved bowling; cars; her cat, Penny; and her greatest love was her family. Sally will always be loved, never forgotten, and greatly missed. She is preceded in death by one daughter, Lynn Wills; and two sisters, Carol and Marilee. Those left to cherish her memory include her son, Terry Wills and daughter-in-law, Liz Wills; granddaughters, Tina Wills, Terri W. Coltrane, Jennifer Wilson, and Rachel Wills; and five great-grandchildren. Graveside service and burial was held 11 a.m. Monday, June 27, 2022 at Greenbrier Burial Park with Pastors Melvin Wills, Jordan Jones, and Jason Wilson officiating. Grandchildren served as pallbearers. Condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements are by the Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors of Hinton. The post Obituary: Sally Jean Wills “Grandmaw Sally”, 84 appeared first on The Hinton News.