Scam Claims Police Arrest Missing Jurors

By Robert Bordelon

A teacher-targeting scam attracted the attention of the Greenbrier County Board of Education on Monday, May 21.

The scam begins when the potential victim receives a phone call from "Kenneth Cook," who identifies themselves as a member of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Board Of Education Approves Budget

By Robert Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Board of Education met Monday, May 21, to approve a new food vendor and pass the fiscal year 2019 budget.

A review of the budget, led by Dave McClure, chief school business official for Greenbrier County schools, celebrated the passage of the excess levy on May 8 during the election.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Inaccurate Political Pamphlets Found By Area Churchgoers On Vehicles After Sunday Service

By Robert Bordelon

Local church attendees in the last few weeks might have found that even their place of worship is not isolated from the current harsh discourse of politics.

Ronceverte Presbyterian Church found pamphlets distributed by a Political Action Committee (PAC) called West Virginians for Life on their vehicles after service on May 6. Included on the list of candidates not to vote for was Stephen Baldwin, the minister that had just conducted their church service and current state Senator.

Read more in the Friday, May 18, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

NOAH Is Hosting A Mother-Son Dance, Registration Ends Friday

By Ruth Caruthers

Local nonprofit, Now Our Angels in Heaven (NOAH), will be hosting the first of its kind in the area, a Mother-Son dance at the Quality Inn in Lewisburg on May 19.

The Raising Gentlemen dance is an opportunity for local moms to take their sons out for a special night full of dances, games, and refreshments. Boys age 2-12 are welcome to attend.

Read more in the Thursday, May 17, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg City Council Moves Multiple Infrastructure Grants, Projects Forward

By Robert Bordelon

Grants improving city infrastructure were the main topic of discussion for the Lewisburg City Council on Tuesday, May 15.

The council passed Resolution 459, applying for a grant from the Land and Water Conservation Fund of the National Park Service. The grant would fund continued upgrades of lighting, electrical, and facility replacements for both Hollowell and Dorie Miller parks.

Read more in the Wednesday, May 16, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Monroebotics Students Excel During International Robotics Tournament

By Robert Bordelon

Pablo, the autonomous LEGO robot, sat in the corner of a standardized table, waiting for a command from a member of the Boa Constructors to give it marching orders. The Boa Constructors built the autonomous LEGO robot, using one team member's cousin's nickname, to compete in the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) LEGO League (FLL) world championships competition.

Members of both the Boa Constructors and M-Cubed represented Monroe County on the world stage in Detroit, Michigan, in late April, bringing their technological expertise and West Virginia values to an international competition. The Boa Constructors received a perfect score for core values and placed first among the 24,000 FLL teams for Gracious Professionalism.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 15, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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