New Futuristic Video Game Features The Greenbrier, Other West Virginia Locations

By Robert Bordelon

Tourists will not be the only people able to explore West Virginia's mountains in late 2018. At E3, the annual conference used by video game developers to announce their upcoming projects, Bethesda Game Studios announced the official location of the next entry in Fallout, their hugely successful post-apocalyptic series: West Virginia.

Fallout 76 is set approximately 100 years in the future, about 20 years after nuclear war destroyed the United States. After living in the underground Vault 76 since the bombs fell, the player will emerge to explore familiar locations across West Virginia.

Read more in the Monday, June 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Junior Vies For Paid Tuition

By Ruth Caruthers

Local Greenbrier East Junior Bailey Withrow has been selected as a finalist in the West Virginia Scholar Competition.

The West Virginia Scholarship Competition rewards a recipient with a full, four-year tuition, fees, room and board scholarship. The applicant must be between 16-19 and enrolled in 11th grade.

Read more in the Monday, June 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Indictments Include Assault With Frying Pan

By Ruth Caruthers 

The Greenbrier County Grand Jury handed down 52 indictments for the month of June. These are a few of the felonies.

Lora Mae Cohernour and Jeffrey Brian Callison have been charged with one count robbery in the first degree, during which they struck the victim with a frying pan and stole $1,000; and one count conspiracy to commit robbery in the first degree. These felonies were allegedly committed on or about January 29, 2018.

Read more in the Monday, June 11, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

PRINT Act Could Pause Costly Tariffs On Newsprint Used By News Industry

By Robert Bordelon

A bill introduced in the U.S. Senate by senators Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Angus King (I-Maine), on behalf of Senator Shelley Moore Capito and others, aims to halt newly enacted tariffs on groundwood paper, including newsprint, and commission "a study of the well-being of the newsprint and publishing industry in the United States."

The Protecting Rational Incentives In Newsprint Trade (PRINT) Act of 2018 would require the U.S. Secretary of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission not enact any "antidumping" import taxes on "uncoated groundwood paper" requested by President Donald Trump until Trump has received the study commissioned by the PRINT Act and then concluded that effect of the antidumping rules are "in the economic interest of the United States."

Read more in the Friday, June 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Compound Bow Shooting Leads To Murder Charges

By Robert Bordelon

An alleged argument over a cell phone might have been the cause of a fatal compound bow shooting.

The murder occurred around 5 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, near Crichton.

Read more in the Wednesday, June 6, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

After Successful Concert, Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department Says 'Thank You'

By Robert Bordelon

The fundraising concert brought to life by the Fairlea Volunteer Fire Department was declared a success when the community showed up to support the department and listen to country music on Saturday, June 2.

"We want to thank the people for coming out and supporting us," said firefighter and concert committee member Paco Grimmett. "Without them, none of this would be possible. We really want to thank our sponsors."

Read more in the Wednesday, June 6, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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