Rider and Krafft Pled Not Guilty To Charges Following Arrests

By Robert Bordelon

Christopher Rider, 27, and Charles Krafft, 21, plead not guilty to charges after their arrest in relation to the alleged kidnapping of Nicole Hall on Wednesday, December 27.

According to the criminal compliant, Sergeant G.R. Workman of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department was contacted on Wednesday, December 18, by Preston Modlin, principal of Eastern Greenbrier Middle School, concerning Hall, who had been missing from school since Monday, December 18. Several middle school students had received messages stating that Hall was with Rider and had shared the information with Modlin.

Read more in the Thursday, December 28, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Lewisburg City Council Honors Guills, Hears Tower Update

By Robert Bordelon

In a ceremony that Lewisburg Mayor John Manchester said "could only happen every 43 years," former Lewisburg City Attorney Jesse Guills was honored at the Tuesday, December 19, City Council meeting.

Manchester and City Council presented Guills with his nameplate and an award for his service to the city. Starting in 1974, Guills guided the city government and its many mayors and city councils through the decades until his retirement.

Read more in the Wednesday, December 27, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Ronceverte Elementary School Students Delight In Mitsy's Wings Fundraiser

By Ruth Caruthers

The room filled with delighted screams and laughter as Ronceverte Elementary teacher Sara Bennet had her hair cut by second grade student, Maize Wilson Thursday, December 21.

Bennet's second grade class had a fundraiser for local nonprofit, Mitsy's Wings, and Bennet offered incentives for certain amounts raised.

Read more in the Wednesday, December 27, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Spartans Pass Out Presents At The Brier

By Robert Bordelon

The Brier Rehabilitation and Nursing Center received a few special guests on Thursday, December 21, as members of the Greenbrier East Spartan football team arrived to give presents, sing carols, and spread holiday cheer.

The annual event began after Coach Ray Lee's first season in 2012 as a way to teach the young players.

Read more in the Tuesday, December 26, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Missing Teen Found, Two Charged

On Thursday, December 21, at approximately 9 PM, Sergeant G.R. Workman and Corporal C.R. Smith of the Greenbrier County Sheriff's Office, along with Deputy U.S. Marshall K. Long, apprehended Charles Krafft and Christopher Rider in the Neola area of Greenbrier County, according to a press release issued by Greenbrier County Sheriff Bruce Sloan.

Missing juvenile Nicole Hall was located with the two accused and subsequently reunited with her family.

Read more in the Friday, December 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Neola House Fire Sadly Claims A Life

By Ruth Caruthers

A man has died from his injuries sustained in a house fire Wednesday, December 20.

The fire was reported around 3:10 PM, on Route 92 near Neola. Anthony Creek and White Sulphur Springs fire department responded, as well as White Sulphur Springs Emergency Medical Services, Greenbrier County Sheriff's Department, and the State Fire Marshal.

Read more in the Friday, December 22, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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