Gilmer County, WV

Gilmer County, WVPoint Pleasant Register

Lady Falcons get past Gilmer County, 8-2

HARTFORD, W.Va. — The streak hits 20 as the tournament run begins. The top-seeded Wahama softball team won its postseason-opener 8-2 over guest Gilmer County on Tuesday in Mason County, improving to 20-0 on the season. The Lady Falcons — who outscored teams 168-to-13 in the regular season — were...
Gilmer County, WVWDTV

Gilmer County Man Charged After Allegedly Forcing 15 Year-Old to Repay Him With Sex

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A Gilmer County man has been charged on eight counts after he allegedly sexually abused a 15 year-old girl on three separate occasions. According to state police, 37-year-old John Lunsford, of Glenville, allegedly forced the girl to have sex with him to repay him for help with her homework. In an interview with police in April, Lunsford told state troopers he did help her with homework, but denied making her repay him.
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Parkersburg, WVWTAP

Obituary: Jimmie M. Mowery

Jimmie M. Mowery , 72, of Vincent passed away May 14, 2021 at the Marietta Memorial Hospital. He was born on May 16, 1948 in Gilmer County, WV and was the son of the late Isaac Andrews Mowery and Hallie Mowery-Curry. Funeral services will be Saturday, May 22, 2021, 11:00...
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Elkins topples Gilmer

GLENVILLE — Kennedy Hart drove in five runs to lead Elkins to a 13-3 win over Gilmer County on Tuesday. Hart finished with three hits in the game, while Ravyn Weirich added two RBIs and Dacey Arbogast, Kaitlynn Stone and Halle Roy two hits each. Baylee Shiflett, Roy, Stone and...
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Gilmer, Ritchie counties turn green on COVID-19 map

CHARLESTON — Two more Mid-Ohio Valley counties moved to green Monday, the lowest level on West Virginia’s COVID-19 alert map. Gilmer and Ritchie counties joined Roane on green, indicating the lowest level of COVID-19 spread based on rate of infection and percentage of positive tests. Both counties were yellow, the second-lowest level, on Sunday.
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WVU Medicine grows care to Glenville and Gilmer County

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) – By November, Glenville and Gilmer County occupants will have better admittance to WVU Medicine’s forte consideration. Wellbeing System is set to open a 10,600 square foot facility at the Waco Center close to Glenville State College. In an explanation, Sandy Pettit, leader of the Foundation, said...
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WVU Medicine to open clinic in Glenville

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Residents of Glenville and Gilmer County will have better access to WVU Medicine’s specialty care when the Health System opens a clinic at the Waco Center near Glenville State College. The Health System anticipates opening the 10,600 square foot clinic in November, subject to regulatory approvals. “We...
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Lady Patriots stay perfect, down Gilmer County 17-2

Mother Nature played havoc with sports schedules around the county last week, and for the Lady Patriots softball team, it was no different as they saw their busy schedule reduced to just a single game. The Lady Patriots hosted the Gilmer County Middle School squad at RLBMS on Thursday, May...
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Gilmer County Schools closed May 10 - May 14

Gilmer County, W.Va (WDTV) - Due to an increase in covid-19 cases, the Gilmer County health department has recommended that all Gilmer County schools should remain closed from May 10th - May 14th. Students will be on remote learning and staff should report as normal. More information will be released...
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Folk Festival to host first Pepperoni Roll Championship

GLENVILLE — The Girl Scouts of Gilmer County will organize the state’s inaugural Pepperoni Roll Championship which will be hosted at the West Virginia Folk Festival on June 19. Black Diamond Girl Scouts Kaydee Martin and Kendra Fox of Troop 10123 are inviting pepperoni roll connoisseurs far and wide to...
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Hospital merger to allow telehealth expansion

GRANTSVILLE — Minnie Hamilton Health System has affiliated with Mon Health System with a goal of increasing health care access in Calhoun and Gilmer counties. On May 1, Mon Health began working with Minnie Hamilton to “advance the depth of needed specialty care, initially including gastroenterology, urology, women’s health and surgery,” a press release from Mon Health said.
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Jackson, Tyler residents among COVID-19 deaths

CHARLESTON — Residents of Jackson and Tyler counties are among the most recent COVID-19 fatalities announced by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources. The state recorded nine additional deaths attributed to the coronavirus from Monday to Tuesday morning, bringing the total to 2,695 since the start of the pandemic. The deaths announced Tuesday included an 87-year-old woman from Tyler County and a 75-year-old woman from Jackson County.
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Base Invaders secure close game against Gilmer

GRAFTON— The 10U Grafton Base Invaders girls’ softball team squeaked out a win against a formidable Gilmer County team at home this past Sunday. Gilmer County has risen to the status of rival for the 10U program, as they have had several close games over the last few weeks. The...
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Folk Festival to host first Pepperoni Roll Championship

GLENVILLE — The Girl Scouts of Gilmer County will organize the state’s inaugural Pepperoni Roll Championship, which will be hosted at the West Virginia Folk Festival on June 19. Black Diamond Girl Scouts Kaydee Martin and Kendra Fox of Troop 10123 are inviting pepperoni roll connoisseurs far and wide to...
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Gilmer County sees uptick in COVID-19 cases

GILMER COUNTY, W.Va (WDTV) - Positive COVID-19 cases have increased in Gilmer County. The infectious rate in Gilmer County has increased drastically over the last 48 hours. In the past 24 hours, coronavirus cases increased in West Virginia by 432. In the past 48 hours, Gilmer County has seen an increase in infectious rate by 18%.
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Gilmer County High School closed amid Covid-19 spike

GLENVILLE, W.Va (WDTV) - Gilmer County High School will be closed for the next two days per the recommendation of the Gilmer County Health Department. The school will be closed Thursday and Friday due to a Covid-19 spike. According to a Facebook post by Gilmer County Emergency Management, the infection rate jumped from 3.65 up to 8.22 over the last four days.