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Summers County man arrested following two alleged theft incidents

A Summers County man has been arrested following two alleged thefts. After investigating two separate incidents, police recently arrested Jacob Ryan Beavers, 23. Beavers is facing both a felony and a misdemeanor charge. According to the criminal complaint for the first incident, a report was filed stating that an individual had broken into the victim's garage. The victim allegedly received a call from an individual stating Beavers had broken into his garage. Upon arriving at the location, the victim noted several items missing, including a weed eater, air compressor and other similar items. According to the complaint, the estimated total value...
SUMMERS COUNTY, WV
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Couple travels 2000 miles to see John Henry Park

One couple recently traveled from Lexington, Massachusetts to Talcott, West Virginia, to see the famed John Henry statue and John Henry Park. After reading a novel titled John Henry Days, Stephen and Peg Senturia made the 2000+ mile journey to see the legendary tunnel in person. According to Stephen, he and his wife participated in a class on the novels of Colson Whitehead, one of which was John Henry Days. The story revolves around the first festival of the same name and features a journalist covering the event. He said, "We really enjoyed the novel. We found it fascinating. And that...
TALCOTT, WV
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Summers County Courthouse News Aug. 10 – 16

Marriages Emmett Harvey Richmond to Mary Elizabeth Ward. Fiduciaries Rhonda Gale Lilly, Administrator of the Robert Keith Lilly estate; Delma Coleen Sawyer, Administrator of the Delma Pearl Fleshman estate. RELATED: Click here for past Summers County Courthouse News Land Transfers Joseph A Swiney and Laurinda Swiney to Michael P Krick and Lisa M Zesiger and Jacob P McClain, 20 and one-eighth acres more or less, Forest Hill District; Margaret Louise Hicks to John Hicks and Erin Hicks, 1.65 acres more or less, Jumping Branch District; Angela K Kouns and Billie Joy Kouns by her attorney-in-fact to Davy Scot Dahl and Ginger D Dahl, 3.01 acres more or less, Talcott District; John Duane Hendrick and Betty Jane Hendrick to John Joseph Maddy, 0.32 acres more or less, Talcott District; Richard T Conken to Fernando Garcia Torres and Martha Angela Garcia, 1.932 acres more or less, Talcott District. The post Summers County Courthouse News Aug. 10 – 16 appeared first on The Hinton News.
SUMMERS COUNTY, WV
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Wings and Wheels announces 2022 schedule

The annual Wings and Wheels Festival held at the Hinton-Alderson Airport in Pence Springs just announced its 2022 schedule. All activities will take place on Sept. 24 at the airport. 11 a.m. – Gate opens, vendors and artists on display, food for sale, car judging occurs. 11:30 a.m. – Music by Tommy Griffith. 12:30 p.m. […] The post Wings and Wheels announces 2022 schedule appeared first on The Hinton News.
PENCE SPRINGS, WV

Former Mercer County teacher and coach has been sentenced to prison

MERCER COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A former Mercer County teacher and coach who pleaded guilty to two counts of sending obscene matter with the intent to seduce a minor. According to Prosecuting Attorney Brian Cochran, James Stehlin, Jr. of Edenton, NC, and formerly of Princeton, WV, was sentenced to the maximum of 5 years on each count, consecutively, for a total of 10 years. Stehlin was also sentenced to 25 years of extended supervision upon release and a lifetime requirement to register as a sex offender.
MERCER COUNTY, WV

Water … is life

Water quality is the number one element in a healthy lifestyle, and Advanced Water Treatment Inc. wants you to be your healthiest self. Focused on purifying water for homes and businesses in Southern West Virginia, the Hinton company Advanced Water Treatment Inc. has been operating since 1993. Valerie Amsdill and her husband started the company, […] The post Water … is life appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
HINTON, WV
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WATCH: Let’sTalk+ LIVE from The Market in Hinton

HINTON, WV (WVNS) — Join Logan Ross and Claudia Sessa for Let’sTalk+ LIVE from The Market in Hinton!. They will be joined by Jacklyn Hunt, who by a string of luck, had her car keys returned to her by a stranger after returning from Panama City Beach!. Comedian...
HINTON, WV

Hinton Railroad Days committee meets

Members of Hinton’s Railroad Days committee met on August 10, 2022, at Hinton City Hall. Present were Jack Scott, Chris Meadows, Amy Richmond, Bobby Cox, Larry Meador, Tina Westfall Allen, Jim Lesley, and Holli Lathroum. Amy Richmond gave an update on the Hinton Railroad Days vendors and the rack card for Railroad Days Go Duck Media is currently creating. The rack card will have a QR code that includes all pertinent information for Railroad Days this year. Amy also said Stacy Ford reached out to the Lincoln County Cloggers who have been booked to perform two times on Saturday, on the...
HINTON, WV
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Road closure in Summers County for repair of drainage structure

Summers County, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Division of Highways will be closing County Road 12/2, Madams Creek Road in Summers County, for drainage structure repair at milepost 0.39 through August 19. Inclement weather or unforeseen circumstances may impact the project schedule. Traffic will detour along County Route...
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New sign in Beckley recognizes local dancer

BECKLEY, WV (WVNS) – The City of Beckley recognized a local dancer yesterday with a brand new street sign honoring him. Local dancer Jerry Rose has a career spanning 60 years. As a tribute to his influence in the local community, a sign on Raleigh Avenue was built, where his Beckley Dance Theatre School is […]
BECKLEY, WV

Defibaugh family reunion set

The Will and Lucy Defibaugh family reunion will be held on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 12 p.m. at Hollowell Park in Lewisburg. Table goods will be supplied. Bring your own chairs, drinks, and enough food to share. Family is invited to go and enjoy the day with family and friends. The post Defibaugh family reunion set appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV
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Tyler Turner completes Masters Degree

Mitchell and Sandy Turner of Hinton, W.Va. proudly celebrate the tenacity and determination of their son Tyler, who recently completed a Masters of Arts degree in Communications Studies from West Virginia University Eberly College of Arts and Sciences. Tyler was employed full-time at West Virginia University while pursuing his degree. Tyler is the grandson of Melvin and Violet (Patsy) Turner of Hinton, W.Va., the late Rev. Darrell and Rosita Hamm, and Rhodetta Jones Hamm. Tyler is currently employed at West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. The post Tyler Turner completes Masters Degree appeared first on The Hinton News.
HINTON, WV

Camping season wraps up at Lake Sherwood and work begins on deferred maintenance projects September 5

White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., (Hinton News) – Lake Sherwood campground and boat house will close for the season Monday, September 5 at the end of the day. The boat ramp and trails are open year-round; however, we will also begin drawing down the lake during this time to reduce the growth of water shield, an […] The post Camping season wraps up at Lake Sherwood and work begins on deferred maintenance projects September 5 appeared first on The Hinton News.
LAKE, WV

Greenbrier East volleyball preview

LEWISBURG (WVDN) – The Greenbrier East Spartan Volleyball team should once again be strong in the 2022-23 campaign. Head coach Matt Sauvage, who doubles his duties in the winter as a state champion basketball coach at James Monroe, has built the GEVB program into a perennial power. Below is a breakdown of the roster for […] The post Greenbrier East volleyball preview appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
LEWISBURG, WV

Miss WV Association of Fairs and Festivals Brennah Groves to reign over State Fair

Brennah Groves, 21, a Nicholas County native was crowned the 2022 Miss WV Association of Fairs and Festivals Queen in Charleston on January 15. Brennah was the 2021 Nicholas County Potato Festival Queen and competed in Charleston against 75 other young ladies She will be a senior at WVU this fall, pursuing a degree in […] The post Miss WV Association of Fairs and Festivals Brennah Groves to reign over State Fair appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
CHARLESTON, WV

Hybrid online nursing program launches in Greenbrier County

LEWISBURG, WV (WVNS) — West Virginia Junior College and Greenbrier Valley Medical Center celebrated their newfound collaboration with a ribbon cutting ceremony. The collaboration is designed to combat the rural healthcare crisis by integrating students in the WVJC Hybrid Online Nursing Program directly into the hospital environment. Students enrolled in the 18-month program will take […]
LEWISBURG, WV

Another round of aerial black fly treatments scheduled

Public Notice: (Hinton News) - The West Virginia Department of Agriculture will be conducting aerial treatments for biological suppression of black flies on the Greenbrier, New, and Bluestone rivers on Tuesday, August 16, weather, and water levels permitting. Based on weather and water levels, the treatments may potentially continue into Wednesday, August 17. The post Another round of aerial black fly treatments scheduled appeared first on The Hinton News.
HINTON, WV
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