Stolen Firearms And Meth Discovered In Search

By Robert Bordelon

Local man David Lilly was arrested in the parking lot of the Lewisburg Walmart on Monday, December 11, under a warrant obtained by the Greenbrier Valley Drug and Violent Crime Task Force. During the arrest, officers found a small quantity of crystal methamphetamine and two firearms.

The arrest was part of a bust that would produce, in total, a street value of $60,000 in crystal methamphetamine and 36 firearms, many of which were reported as stolen.

Read more in the Thursday, December 14, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office Sponsors Project Lifesaver

By Robert Bordelon

A special program sponsored through the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office has saved lives across the country. Project Lifesaver established a search and rescue system for individuals with cognitive disabilities.

Individuals suffering from cognitive disabilities such as Alzheimer's, Autism, Down Syndrome, and Traumatic Brain Injury sometimes wander away from care givers or their homes, leading to panic and worry in their caregivers, relatives, and friends. Project Lifesaver gives these individuals personalized radio transmitters and electronic track equipment so that trained personnel can find them with ease and bring them back home.

Read more in the Wednesday, December 13, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Monroebotics Team Goes Undefeated At Southwest Virginia FTC Qualifier

By Ruth Caruthers

On Saturday, December 9, Monroebotics 4-H Club's FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Team, M Cubed, went undefeated in the Southwest Virginia FTC Qualifier at Southwest Virginia Community College.

They end the day 11-0 as the Captain of the Winning Alliance.

Read more in the Tuesday, December 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Tips When Donating To A Nonprofit

By Ruth Caruthers

Looking to donate to a charity this holiday season? December is America's peak month for donations.

In 2015, there was a record hitting $265 billion in donations according to the annual Giving USA Report, and that amount is expected to be even higher this year.

Read more in the Tuesday, December 12, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Monroebotics Team Award At Championship

By Ruth Caruthers

On Sunday, December 3, Monroebotics 4-H Club's FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) Team, M Cubed, competed in the West Virginia FTC State Championships held on Fairmont State University campus and earned a spot in the semifinals.

FIRST Tech Challenge is a high school level robotics competition that challenges teams to design, build, and program a robot from scratch.

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

 

LEGO Team Earns Spot In World Final

By Ruth Caruthers

The Boa Constructors FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robotics team is headed to the FIRST Robotics World Championship!

Saturday, December 2, the team earned the top honor, the Champions Award, at the West Virginia State FLL Championships held at Fairmont State University in Fairmont.

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

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