Lewisburg Man Arrested On Five Counts Of Solicitation Of A Minor

By Bobby Bordelon

A Lewisburg man was arrested on solicitation of a minor via a computer charges on Thursday, July 11.

"Corporal Steven W. Hudnall with the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department received an email from the West Virginia State Police Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Task Force referencing a child pornography incident that had occurred in Greenbrier County," reads the complaint. Hudnall previously attended training to combat internet crimes against children through the ICAC Division of the state police.

Read more in the Monday, July 15, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Man Charged, Arrested, Posts $25,000 Bond For July 6 Shooting In Caldwell

By Bobby Bordelon

A man allegedly responsible for a shooting on Saturday, July 6, was arrested and posted bond on Tuesday, July 9.

West Virginia State Police Trooper First Class J.C. Mann and Corporal C.M. Wade responded to the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center, where a patient was being treated for a gunshot to the leg on Saturday.

Read more in the Thursday, July 11, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier County Commissiom Hears Comment From Former Airport Director

By Bobby Bordelon

The Greenbrier County Commission held a brief meeting Tuesday, July 9, taking public comment and approving a new hire.

Stephen Snyder, former director of the Greenbrier Valley Airport, approached the commission, criticizing the vote of the Greenbrier County Airport Authority to remove him as director.

Read more in the Wednesday, July 10, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Woman Arrested, Allegedly Brandished Knife While Talking To Police Trooper

By Bobby Bordelon

An encounter between a state police trooper and Heavan Rejoice Forren led to her arrest on Monday, July 8.

According to a criminal complaint filed on July 8, Trooper First Class J.C. Mann of the West Virginia State Police was dispatched to Fairlea in order to find a female in a white top and jeans "walking towards the hospital, staggering into traffic," but was unsuccessful. Approximately 20 minutes later, another call to Greenbrier County Emergency Service notified Mann the woman had stopped at a Fairlea business.

Read more in the Wednesday, July 10, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Board Of Education Hears Presentation On Transparent Finances, Greenbrier West Community Speaks For Coaching Candidate

By Leah Tuckwiller

The Greenbrier County Board of Education held their July meeting at the county board offices on Chestnut Street for what is likely the final time. Barring special meetings, the board plans to hold their next meeting in their new location at New River Community and Technical College.

The board heard updates from West Virginia State Auditor John B. McCuskey on a new option for financial transparency and from citizens of the Meadow River Valley concerning a coaching applicant for Greenbrier West High School.

Read more in the Wednesday, July 10, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Rainelle Appoints New Chief

By Bobby Bordelon

Rainelle Town Council met on Monday, July 8, to announce a new police chief, discuss a grant application, and tend to regular business.

After the recent dismissal of J.P. Stevens, Mayor Jason Smith announced the appointment of new Rainelle Police Chief Dean Fankell.

Read more in the Tuesday, June 9, 2019, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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