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Lewis County woman found safe after Silver Alert

UPDATE: 7/5/2022, 4:33 p.m. WESTON, W.Va. – Carolyn Skinner, 80, has been found and is safe following after a Silver Alert was issued to find her. Skinner was found at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital. ORIGINAL: 7/5/2022, 4:10 p.m. WESTON, W.Va. – A Silver Alert has been issued for an 80-year-old woman from Lewis County. According […]
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Louis Bennett Public Library holding summer reading program

WESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - The Louis Bennett Public Library in Weston is currently in the middle of their summer reading program. The program helps kids keep up with their reading skills throughout the summer. The program is 6 weeks long. Each week consists of story time, arts and crafts and...
WESTON, WV
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Fugitive sex offender captured on out of state warrants

AUBURN, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Ritchie County Sheriff’s Office recently located and detained a fugitive sex offender in the Auburn area. According to a Saturday report from the sheriff’s office, Robert A. Whiting Jr., a fugitive from Maryland, had been staying in the Auburn area. Authorities had...
AUBURN, WV
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Billy Gail Crook

Billy Gail Crook, 83, of Weston, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Tuesday, July 5, 2022. He was born in Gilmer County on August 4, 1938, a son of the late Frank Batten and Orpha (Paugh) Batten. In addition to his parents, Billy is preceded in death by three sisters: Ellen June Lewis, Juanita Maxine Mick, and Lillian Waldeck; and one stepson, James Bradford Thayer. On December 4, 1964, Billy married Sandra J. (Scarff) and together they shared the last 57 wonderful years of marriage. In addition to his wife, forever cherishing their memories of Billy are two daughters: Sonya Butcher and husband, Eddie, of Jane Lew, and Pamela Fisher and husband, Ed, of Fairmont; one son, Larry Crook and wife, Kristi, of Weston; two step-daughters whom he raised: Teresa Thayer of Canton, OH, and Carla Thayer of Clarksburg; thirteen grandchildren; twenty-one great-grandchildren; one sister, Frankie (Batten) Kalafat and husband, John, of Morgantown; one brother-in-law, Clifford Mick of Weston; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Crook worked at Corhart Refractories after his military service and retired in 2000. His hobbies included reading, playing solitaire on his computer, and scratching lottery tickets. He also loved watching sports on TV. Billy’s request for Cremation has been honored at Pat Boyle Funeral Home’s On-Site Crematory. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. We, at Pat Boyle Funeral Home and Cremation Service located at 144 Hackers Creek Rd. in Jane Lew, are honored and privileged to serve the family of Billy Gail Crook. Online condolences may be expressed at www.PatBoyleFuneralHome.com.
WESTON, WV
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Obituary: Mitchell, Bubby Dean

ARNOLDSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Bubby Dean Mitchell, 84, of Arnoldsburg, WV, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Charleston Area Medical Center-Memorial, Charleston, WV. He was born March 8, 1938, in Liverpool, WV, a son of the late Roy and Janie Rhoades Mitchell. He is survived by daughters Jill...
ARNOLDSBURG, WV
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Obituary: Butler, Billy Dwain

ARNOLDSBURG, W.Va. (WTAP) - Billy Dwain Butler, 77, of Arnoldsburg, WV, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2022, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, WV. He was born on December 28, 1944, in Akron, Ohio, a son of the late Everett and Lear Butler Wears. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and...
ARNOLDSBURG, WV
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Local student Lucas Queen honored at annual SkillsUSA Workforce Development event

ATLANTA, Ga. — Career and technical student Lucas Queen of Jane Lew won one of the nation’s highest awards at the 2022 SkillsUSA Championships, held in Atlanta on June 22-23. More than 5,200 students competed at the national showcase of career and technical education. The SkillsUSA Championships is the largest skill competition in the world and covers 1.79 million square feet, equivalent to 31 football fields or 41 acres.
ATLANTA, GA
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Street Fair brings people to downtown for Independence Day festivities

For the first time, a street fair was held in downtown Weston during Independence Day festivities for Lewis County. The fair brought 27 vendors, live entertainment, and a throng of people to Water Street following the parade on Saturday, July 2. Fireworks, set off by members of the Weston Volunteer Fire Department, were on display over the river at the end of the night.
WESTON, WV
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Karen Marie Cain

Karen Marie Cain, 60, of Spencer, WV, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Camden Clark Medical Center. There will be no services at this time. Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 400 Green St., Parkersburg is honored to serve the Cain family.
SPENCER, WV
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Independence Day celebrations held throughout weekend

Weston was not alone in its celebrations of Independence Day. Stonewall Resort and Pat Boyle Funeral Home in Jane Lew also marked the holiday with fireworks displays of their own. Both held on Sunday evening, people gathered at the two locations to enjoy celebrating with friends and family.
WESTON, WV
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Helen Dolores Paugh

WESTON — Helen Dolores Paugh, 90, of Shadybrook community of Weston passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2022, in the comfort of her home following a brief illness. She was born in Weston, WV, on December 13, 1931, daughter of the late Arry Hugh and Helen Lorraine (Luzader) Alderman.
WESTON, WV
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Roy Martin Hughes

JANE LEW — Hard-working hands are laid to rest, and a golden heart has stopped beating as Roy Martin Hughes, 92, of Jane Lew passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, in the comfort of his home surrounded by loving family. He was born in Kincheloe, WV, on April...
JANE LEW, WV
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Obituary: Cain, Karen Marie

SPENCER, W.Va. (WTAP) - Karen Marie Cain, 60, of Spencer, WV passed away Saturday, July 2, 2022 at Camden Medical Center. She was born May 13, 1962 in Gassaway, WV a daughter of the late Alex Lee and Violet Goodrich Murphy. She enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
SPENCER, WV
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