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Man accused of holding woman hostage at gunpoint at Jane Lew home

JANE LEW, W.Va (WDTV) - A man was charged after officers said he held a woman hostage at gunpoint at a home in Jane Lew last week. Officers responded to the home around 1:15 p.m. on Friday in reference to a woman saying she had been held hostage at gunpoint, according to a criminal complaint.
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Fairmont church needs help rebuilding

FAIRMONT, W.Va (WDTV) - A local church has been trying to rebuild, but now they need more help. “If you can see the church behind me; its leaning, and its old, and its not safe to be in, but the Lord’s holding it up until we get it built,” said Pastor Paul Mitchell.
FAIRMONT, WV
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Former Area Mayor, Retired Police Officer, Business Owner, Civic Leader, Shriner, Charles Mouser, Passes

Former Mayor of Philippi, WV Charles Jerry Mouser “Jerry” passed away at United Hospital Center in Clarksburg, WV on August 6, 2022, after a long illness. Jerry was born at his parent’s home on Bonica Road in Barbour County, WV on 01 Feb 1944, the son of the late Denzel Carl Mouser and Maysel C. Mouser. Jerry completed grade school at Tacy Elementary and graduated from Philippi High School in 1963. Jerry was united in marriage to Amelia “Mimi” James Mouser on February 26, 1965, who survives in Philippi, WV. Also surviving are his son Mark James Mouser.
CLARKSBURG, WV

Weston woman awarded for preserving Old Hill Cemetery

WESTON, W.Va. (WBOY) — A Weston woman’s efforts to restore the Old Hill Cemetery have earned her the Historic Landscape Restoration Award, presented through the Preserve WV AmeriCorps program. The city’s Vice-Mayor Sherry Rogers said in a press release Tuesday that Anna Cardelli took an interest in the cemetery when she moved to Weston, and […]
WESTON, WV
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Educator for Nearly 50 Years, Church Leader, History Advocate in Area, James W. Daddysman, Passes

James W. Daddysman, a resident of Philippi, passed away Thursday, August 4, 2022, in the United Hospital Center at the age of 85. James. was born October 17, 1936, in Charleston, WV, a son of the late Homer and Anna Pauline (Feaster) Daddysman. James was united in marriage to Jean (Myers) Daddysman who survives at home. Also surviving are children, Elizabeth Harward of Philippi, Matthew Daddysman and wife Soyoung of Chicago, IL, Jennifer Daddysman of Lexington, KY, and four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
PHILIPPI, WV
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Lineup for Black Heritage Festival in downtown Clarksburg announced

CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - The West Virginia Black Heritage Festival has announced its entertainment lineup. The festival, which returns to downtown Clarksburg for the first time since 2019, will be from Sept. 9-11. Headlining the festival on Sept. 10 will be Heatwave, the group known for its 1977 top hit...
CLARKSBURG, WV
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Back for First Time Since 2019, Lineup Announced for Black Heritage Festival in Downtown Clarksburg

The West Virginia Black Heritage Festival, which will return for the first time since 2019 and run from Sept. 9-11, has announced its entertainment lineup. Headlining the show will be Heatwave. The group is known for its top hit “Boogie Nights,” that was released in 1977. Other acts include Shades of Soul, Funk Yard X, Bryon Cooper, and Lady D.
CLARKSBURG, WV
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Fire Fighter’s Full Pull returns to Taylor County Fair Grounds

PRUNTYTOWN—Pull fans, get ready to smell the diesel in the air and hear the roar of the engines as the Seventh Annual Fire Fighter’s Full Pull makes its return to Taylor County. The Grafton and Fellowsville Volunteer Fire Departments would like to welcome pull enthusiasts to the annual...
TAYLOR COUNTY, WV
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89th Chicken Supper draws large crowd

Hundreds of people attended the 98th annual Chicken Supper and Bazaar at St. Boniface Catholic Church in Camden on Saturday, August 6. The much-anticipated dinner has not been held since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but volunteers and organizers were ready to serve familiar and new faces. “We’ve seen...
CAMDEN, WV

Sharon Randall: Celebrate life

Editor's note: This Sharon Randall column previously ran in November 2016. On a glorious fall day in 2016, I stood before an audience of cancer survivors and wondered, “What can I possibly tell them that they don’t already know?”. The event was a “Celebration of Life,” hosted by...
BRIDGEPORT, WV
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