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Back Fork of Elk River

The Back Fork of Elk River falls through a small rapid on its journey to the Elk River above Webster Springs, West Virginia, in Webster County in the Allegheny Highlands Region. Photo by Rick Burgess.
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Further delays in case of man charged in Nicholas deputy death

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — Nicholas County prosecutors and defense attorneys for accused murderer Brent Tyler Kelly agreed to postpone Kelly’s preliminary hearing until August in a meeting in Summersville Tuesday afternoon. Kelly, of Birch River, is charged in the June 3 shooting death of Nicholas County Deputy Tom Baker....

New River at Hawks Nest

The New River leaves the narrow confines of its gorge near Hawks Nest State Park, at Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County, in the New River Gorge Region. Photo by Rick Burgess.

Why can’t fire departments fill swimming pools?

CHARLESTON, WV (WOWK) — You may think that filling a swimming pool with water from a fire hydrant would be the easiest way to do it. But the reason firefighters can’t is that it is considered theft. According to the Clendenin Volunteer Fire Department, they say West Virginia American Water views using a fire hydrant […]

LZ Rainelle to hold Veterans Appreciation Day

LZ Rainelle Veterans Reunion has coordinated the Veterans Appreciation Day 2022 Summersville Lake tour, Murble tournaments, and lunch. The event is hosted and sponsored by Sarge’s Dive Shop and the Summersville Lake Marina. Going US-Rt 19-N Summersville, pass through stop light at McDonalds, go 4 miles, turn right into Veterans’ Memorial Park. Go to first […] The post LZ Rainelle to hold Veterans Appreciation Day 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...

Shirley Ann (Sutton) Tracy

Shirley Ann (Sutton) Tracy, 85, of Mt. Lookout, formerly of Cowen, passed away on June 25, 2022 at Stonerise Rainelle. She was born June 20, 1937 in Millcreek, WV to the late Ronal and Edith (Tyler) Sutton. Shirley was married to Charles Arlen Tracy (deceased) and was a long time resident of Cowen where she retired from the Cowen Public Service District. Shirley was preceded in death by her brother Ronnie Sutton of Bowie, MD and sister Carolyn Haddix of Dailey, WV. She is survived by sisters Betty and Jimmy (deceased) Waybright and Jeanie and Fred Sparks, both of Cowen, and three sons: Dr. Charles Alan & Kathryn Tracy, Mark & AnnaMary Tracy, and Paul & Glenda Tracy. Shirley celebrated and adored her eight grandchildren: Kelley (Whoolery), Ian, Joshua, Daryn (Moore), Tony, Erin (Hufstetler) and honorarily Alex and Gabe Garland. Shirley was known as “Granny” to her four great grandchildren: Garrett, Carson, and Jonah Whoolery and Lucas Hufstetler. She is also survived by many friends and extended family who will mourn her passing. Graveside services will be conducted privately for the family at a future date. In Shirley’s honor, Memorial Contributions may be made to the charity of your choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to be serving the Tracy family.

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It’s important to get away for a while. It doesn’t matter if it’s for a few days or a few weeks or if it simply means disconnecting from social media. Sometimes we all need a break from the noise. I have been fortunate to spend this week...

James H. Jarvis Sr.

Passed away Dec. 14, 2021. He was born Aug. 5, 1947 in Duck, West Virginia. He was preceded in death by Mother: Martha Jarvis, Son: James H. Jarvis Jr and Sister: Oma Jean Ramsey. He is survived by Wife: Nancy, Daughter: Tami Jarvis: Sons: Steve, Brain and Tim Jarvis, Brother: Charles and Donna Jarvis, Sisters: Melba Ramsey, Phyllis Marks and Carol Jarvis. Brother and Sister-in-laws: Rick and Peg Ballash, Joe and Deb Ballash and Pat and Bill Tyson, many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and extended family and friends. A memorial service will be July 2, from noon-2, at Victory Chapel, 32 W. Bellisle Dr, Akron OH, 44319.
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Clendenin couple opens new brewery 6 years after historic flood

CLENDENIN, W.Va. — There’s a new craft brewery in downtown Clendenin. The owners of Clendenin Brewing Company on Main Street have been enjoying their first few days of business as the Kanawha County town marked the sixth anniversary of the historic June 2016 flood. Matt and Nikki Holbert...

Pre-Fourth of July ramble

It’s happening once again, and I have no one to blame but myself. For those of you readers who are new, I first used the “Ramble” format as my “Break glass in case of out-of-ideas emergency” to break up the monotony. I then turned it into a once-a-month-unless-I-forget series which leads us to today.