Board of Education Hosts Students, Race Matters

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier County Board of Education held its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 14, at the county board offices on Chestnut Street in Lewisburg.

The meeting began with time out for applause for Greenbrier East High School's 2018 golf and cross country teams. The golf team took fifth place in their state tournament and the cross country team were regional winners this year. Student representatives and coaches from each team attended the meeting to be recognized.

Read more in the Wednesday, November 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Plumley Pleads Guilty To Breaking And Entering Charge

By Bobby Bordelon

A suspect previously sought by the Lewisburg Police Department and Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department is now in custody and plead guilty in Greenbrier County Circuit Court.

According to a press release issued by the Lewisburg Police Department in 2017, warrants were issued in connection with a burglary at The Very Thing in Lewisburg. On July 2, 2017, a door to the business was forced open and nearly $4,000 in rare coins were missing.

Read more in the Monday, November 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Justice Loughry Resigns, Special Session Rescinded

By Leah Tuckwiller

Suspended Justice Allen Loughry of the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has resigned as of close of business on November 12. A special session of the state legislature had been called by Governor Jim Justice for Tuesday, November 13 and has been rescinded at the request of Senate President Mitch Carmichael and Speaker of the House Roger Hanshaw.

Loughry's resignation comes following a vote on Articles of Impeachment for the entire sitting state Supreme Court and acquittal of Justice Beth Walker. Former Justices Menis Ketchem and Robin Davis also retired from office, both before the official vote in the state legislature on the Articles of Impeachment

Read more in the Monday, November 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Rupert Man Arrested For Brandishing, Assault, More

By Leah Tuckwiller

Delmas Ray Parsons Jr., 48, of Rupert, has been arrested following alleged threats made in Rupert.

On Tuesday, November 6, Senior Trooper M.T. Bynum was dispatched to Rupert, in response to an assault. Bynum made contact with the caller, who identified Parsons and reported that he had come to the caller's residence and approached the caller "with a large knife in a threatening manner." The caller advised that Parsons should leave the property.

Read more in the Friday, November 9, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

 

Ronceverte City Council Addresses Business

By Bobby Bordelon

A Home Rule support resolution, a successful fundraiser, a lease for the community garden, and rejected Island Park lawn care bids were subjects of focus for Ronceverte City Council during their regular, Monday, November 5, meeting.

Ronceverte City Council passed a resolution supporting a state program that gives cities the ability to experiment with innovative and creative policy solutions to problems.

Read more in the Thursday, November 8, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Midterms See 47 Percent Of West Virginians Turn Out To Vote For New Amendments, Representatives

By Bobby Bordelon

The preliminary results of the 2018 midterm elections have been released by West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner. Vote counts are listed below with the winning candidate or position listed first and marked with an asterisk.

U.S. Senator

* Joseph Manchin III – 288,808

Patrick Morrisey – 269,872

Rusty Hollen – 24,231

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Read more: Midterms See 47 Percent Of West Virginians Turn Out To Vote For New Amendments, Representatives

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