Dr. Refsland Honored By NRCTC

By Ruth Caruthers

Monday, February 5, New River Community and Technical College hosted a Step Dedication Ceremony in honor of Mr. Ron Refsland and Dr. Lucie Refsland.

Ron and Lucie have served the community of Lewisburg and the state of West Virginia for over 50 years.

Read more in the Tuesday, February 6, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

WV Secretary Of State Releases List Of National, State, and Local Office Candidates

By Robert Bordelon

The primary election is set for Tuesday, May 8, and the general election will be held Tuesday, November 6.

According to the West Virginia Secretary of State's office, the following candidates have filed for Greenbrier and Monroe county and district elections before the January 27 deadline passed:

Read more: WV Secretary Of State Releases List Of National, State, and Local Office Candidates

Hoke Arrested In Relation To Ronceverte Robbery

By Robert Bordelon

Kenny Richard Hoke, 46, of Caldwell was arrested Sunday, February 4, in relation to a Ronceverte armed robbery incident.

On Morgan Hollow Road in Ronceverte, Trooper M.T. Bynum was dispatched in response to a reported armed robbery on Sunday, January 28. The victim was allegedly contacted by Catherine Brewer to "hang out" that evening, with Brewer bringing a female friend along. After getting inside of the vehicle and sitting down next to Brewer's young daughter, the victim reportedly stated Gavin Doss and Hoke pulled him from the car, beat on him with "what he thought was a shovel," while asking "where is it at?" After taking "some medication" and "a black cell phone" from the victim, all four suspects then, along with Brewer's young daughter, left in Brewer's vehicle.

Read more in the Tuesday, February 6, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg Hardee's Employees Surprised By Handwritten Note From The President

By Ruth Caruthers

Thursday, February 1, some employees of Lewisburg Hardee's were surpised with a handwritten note from President Donald Trump.

According to Shirley Mandeville, general manager and employee for over 25 years, Governor Jim Justice is to thank for the experience.

Read more in the Monday, February 5, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Monroe County Couple Unconscious In Store Parking Lot, Both Arrested

By Robert Bordelon

A parked vehicle and its two unconscious passengers in the lot of the New Pickaway Store prompted a local to call the Monroe County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, January 30.

Deputy B. McCormick was dispatched and approached the white Subaru Outback, which was still running. According to a press release from the Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Jason Tucker was slumped over in the driver's seat and Angela Battaile on the passenger side. A digital scale and a small plastic green container with individual bags typically used for distributing crystalline controlled substances were present in the vehicle.

Read more in the Monday, February 5, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

West Virginia School Of Osteopathic Medicine Names James Nemitz As Its Newest President

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) Board of Governors appointed James W. Nemitz, Ph.D., as the medical school's next president.

Nemitz, who has been employed with WVSOM for the past 31 years and currently serves as the school's vice president for administration and external relations, will begin his role on July 1. Nemitz will be WVSOM's seventh president.

Read more in the Friday, Febuary 2, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.


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