WVDN OCT 19, 2021

Henning Church Ladies Meet

The Ladies of the Henning Church of God met on Tuesday, Oct.12 in the church fellowship hall for their regular monthly meeting. President Carole Spencer presided and Donna Scott let in prayer. Dyan Hefner presented the devotion. Barb Seldomridge brought us the missionary education report. Jamie Harvey gave the treasurer’s report and Pauline Perkins read [...]

Lewisburg Emergency Department September Activity Report

Lewisburg Police Department Activity for September 2021 Calls for service - 277 Traffic stops - 57 Traffic citations - 4 Traffic warnings - 52 Total arrest - 15 Traffic crashes - 16 Funeral details - 9 Special events - 1 (Parade of Lights) 9/15/21 - The department received a $2,000 donation from Gina McClure. 9/21/21 [...]

Greenbrier West Wins 50-8 Over Richwood

Richwood – Greenbrier West improved to 5-2 Friday night with a resounding 50-8 win over the Richwood Lumberjacks. The Cavaliers amassed a season-high 503 yards of total offense. Ty Nickell lead the punishing Greenbrier West ground game with three rushing touchdowns. Playing without the services of three starting linemen, the Cavaliers found a little magic [...]

Matt Sauvage Earns 500th Career Win As Volleyball Coach

Greenbrier East Spartans volleyball head coach Matt Sauvage has become a household name in the sport’s community of Greenbrier County. He has led many successful teams during his 19-year career including last year’s that set school records. He set a personal milestone last week with his 500th career victory as head coach when the Spartans [...]

Jumping Branch-Nimitz Fire Department Receives Grant

The Jumping Branch-Nimitz Volunteer Fire Department (Station 31) recently received a grant from West Virginia American Water, according to a recent announcement. The grant was in the amount of $1,000 and was part of the Firefighting Support Grant program. The amount granted to Station 31 is the maximum amount allowed for this program. According to [...]

ARH Offers Inexpensive Mammograms During October

The month of October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Because of this, Appalachian Regional Hospital (ARH) is offering $50 mammograms with physician's orders throughout the month. This covers the actual test as well as a radiologist's interpretation of the results. For anyone in Summers County who wishes to take advantage of this offer, orders can [...]

Singers Invited To Join Community Christmas Cantata

Once again, the First Baptist Church of Fairlea welcomes the public to celebrate Christmas in song with a presentation of It’s Christmas Time Again, also performed in 2018. The annual Community Christmas Cantata, under the direction of Jeff Bryant, will be presented December 18 at 8:30 p.m. in the Chapel at The Greenbrier and December [...]

New River CTC Paramedic Students Earn 100% Pass Rate On Psychomotor Testing

New River Community and Technical College’s paramedic candidates completed their psychomotor testing with a 100% pass rate last month. “I’m extremely proud of our students,” said New River CTC Interim Director of EMS/Paramedic Programs Matthew Snuffer. “The emergency services field has always been stressful, but COVID-19 pandemic has increased the level of stress, and our [...]

Alderson Home Rule Approved, Sales Tax Passes First Read

Home Rule status means Alderson is one month away from implementing a sales tax. The unanimous approval of Home Rule status by the West Virginia Home Rule Board for the town was announced by Mayor Travis Copenhaver during the October 14 meeting of Town Council. The announcement also means the town could also move forward [...]

Municipal Round Up Oct 18. – 25

Hinton - The REACHH Trunk or Treat event will be held on Oct. 23 at Summit Community Bank between 5 and 7 p.m. This is also Drug Take-Back Day. Because of this, the Summers County Sheriff's Department will have their drug take-back box at the event.The Mobile Food Pantry will be at the old Magic [...]

Commerce Head Out To Save US Jobs, 1 Computer Chip At A Time

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gina Raimondo only wears watches made by Bulova — a company that laid off her scientist father, closed its Rhode Island factory and moved production to China in 1983.The watches give Raimondo, the U.S. commerce secretary, a sense of mission as President Joe Biden's de facto tech minister, a responsibility that is [...]

WVDHHR Releases COVID-19 Update

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) reports as of October 18, 2021, there are currently 9,033 active COVID-19 cases statewide. There have been 28 deaths reported since the last report, with a total of 4,134* deaths attributed to COVID-19. *The deaths of a 46-year old male and a 90-year old female, [...]

Hollywood Makeover Breathes New Life Into Welsh Soccer Club

WREXHAM, Wales (AP) — It has been described as a "crash course in football club ownership" and the two Hollywood stars who bought a beleaguered team in English soccer's fifth tier with the lofty aim of transforming it into a global force are certainly learning on the job."I'm watching our PLAYERS MOP THE FIELD to [...]

Colin Powell, Exemplary General Stained By Iraq Claims, Dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Colin Powell, who served Democratic and Republican presidents in war and peace but whose sterling reputation was forever stained when he went before the U.N. and made faulty claims to justify the U.S. war in Iraq, has died of COVID-19 complications. He was 84.A veteran of the Vietnam War, Powell rose to [...]

Jury Selection To Start In Trial Over Ahmaud Arbery's Death

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three white men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.The slaying of the 25-year-old Black man [...]

Dear Abby: Tuesday, October 19

Rape Victim Has Kept It A Secret For Decades Dear Abby: Thirty-five years ago I was raped by a stranger. He told me he would kill me if I ever told anyone. I never told my husband (now ex-), mostly because I was afraid if I did he would never touch me again. So I [...]

(S) US Park: Rocks Tossed Down Cliffs Can Kill Hikers, Climbers

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. (AP) — A national park in West Virginia is telling visitors they need to stop throwing rocks down cliffs, saying it could kill climbers and hikers below. A Facebook post by the New River Gorge National Park and Preserve says a rock climber recently reported to park rangers that multiple people were [...]

(SPORTS) New technology offers anonymous way to report abuse, doping

A college basketball player hatched the idea after seeing a discrimination case nearly implode his own team, then wondering why nobody had done anything about it sooner.Ten years later, that player has developed the idea into a key tool for fixing a sports landscape teeming with cases of sexual abuse, along with examples of racism [...]

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