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Accused Cop Killer in Recent Area Shootout Appears in Court and Sees Preliminary Hearing Postponed

According to MetroNews, 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. Another...
NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV
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Rainelle Town Council approves first reading of ATV ordinance

The Rainelle Town Council met in a regular session on Monday, June 27. The meeting began with announcements, including welcoming a new police officer and reopening the town pool following some necessary repairs. Additionally, Mayor Robin Williams reminded the town that fireworks fall under the town’s noise ordinance and are not to be set off […] The post Rainelle Town Council approves first reading of ATV ordinance appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RAINELLE, WV
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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....
SUMMERSVILLE, WV
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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.

Freedom Celebration brings the fun to Renick

RENICK (WVN) – The June 25 Renick Freedom Celebration was not hampered by the few rain showers last Saturday. The parade started festivities and led the attendees down the hill to historic town levee by the river. Cars found plenty of parking on the large level grass spaces and tents colorfully dotted between the trees […] The post Freedom Celebration brings the fun to Renick appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RENICK, WV
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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.
ANSTED, WV
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Allegheny Arts Calendar for June 29 – July 4th, 2022

Here are some of the art and cultural events happening in our area this week. First Friday, July 1st at the Discovery Junction in downtown Marlinton offers fun and activities for children of all ages and adults too! The Jesse Milnes band will provide a musical back drop with music that’s a mix of county and old-time with a little rock and roll. Roy Moose will have a live demonstration of snakes native to WV. Marlinton UMC and Pocahontas County libraries will have various hands-on crafts for the kiddies and artist Peggy Owens will demonstrate her unique painting and jewelry making skills. The event is at the outdoor pavilion next to the Opera House Friday from 5 to 8pm.
MARLINTON, WV
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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.
SUMMERSVILLE, WV

Rupert Town Council to meet July 8

RUPERT (WVDN) – The town of Rupert will hold a regular meeting of town council on Thursday, July 8. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. at the Rupert Town Hall. Agenda items include the review of business licenses, review of building permits, budget revisions, committee reports, financial reports, ordinance review and general monthly activities. […] The post Rupert Town Council to meet July 8 appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
RUPERT, WV
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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 www.adamsreedfh.com. Adams-Reed Funeral Home, Cowen is honored to be serving the Tracy family.
COWEN, WV
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RENICK, WV
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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...
NETTIE, WV
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COWEN, WV
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Flood Victim’s Son Still Gets Emotional Talking About His Parents

The anniversary of the rainfall that sent waters rushing into the hollers of West Virginia might be June 23, but for victim’s loved ones, the nightmare really began the next day in 2016. Edward Thompson died of hypothermia and stress-related heart failure during the 2016 flood that ravaged West...
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Mount Lookout man facing felony drug charges

HICO, WV (WVNS) — A Mount Lookout man is facing felony charges in Fayette County. Fayette County Sheriff Mike Fridley said on the evening of June 23, 2022, deputies were out in a suspected drug area of Miller Ridge and Sunday Roads in Hico. While there, they saw a man known not to have a […]
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