Lewisburg's City Council Race Raising Questions About Municipal Election Law

By Ashley Adkins

Early voting began this week for those citizens casting ballots in the Lewisburg City Council race, with polls opening Wednesday, May 31, at 8:30 AM. As municipal elections kick off across the county and the state, newly elected West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner is encouraging residents to get out the vote and help to ensure fair and clean municipal elections.

Read more in the Thursday, June 1, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

WVSOM Commencement Ceremony Honors Graduating Class

Students in the graduating class of 2017 were recognized for their achievements in medical school during an annual Graduation Awards Ceremony at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) on May 26. Graduation awards totaled $20,700.

Read more in the Wednesday, May 31, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lion Returns to Alderson in Bold Fashion

A life-sized lion sculpture by Michael Loop was installed in Alderson on Tuesday, May 23. This project was managed by Melinda Russell, chair of Alderson Main Street's Public Art Committee and funded by the Hamilton Family Foundation.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Ronceverte Streetscape Project Nears Completion

After over 15 years of planning and construction and more than $1.6 million, Ronceverte's downtown streetscape project is nearing completion. This project was accomplished through four grants provided by the West Virginia Division of Highways Transportation Alternative grant program.

Read more in the Tuesday, May 30, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Local WWII Veteran Recognized

Surrounded by family and friends, Greenbrier County native, Rupert resident and World War II veteran Clemon Knapp was honored on April 26 by the Republic of France for his heroism in helping to liberate their nation from German occupation during World War II.

Read more in the Friday, May 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Jury Finds Hoke Guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter, Sentencing on June 27

By Theresa Flerx

Larry Vernon Hoke, 69, of Neola, was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter by a Greenbrier County jury last week for the shooting death of his stepdaughter, Glenda Eileen Hull, in October 2015.

Read more in the Thursday, May 25, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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