WV House of Delegates Recognizes NASA Pioneer Katherine Johnson

The House of Delegates on Monday recognized NASA mathematics pioneer and White Sulphur Springs native Katherine Johnson with resolutions declaring August 26 as Katherine Johnson Day and asking Congress to rename the NASA IV and V Facility at Fairmont in her honor.

Read more in the Tuesday, April 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Two Illinois Fugitives Arrested by Lewisburg Police

Lewisburg Police arrested an Illinois couple on fugitive from justice warrants following a traffic stop. Officers received a BOLO (be on the look out) for a vehicle that had passed through the license plate reader on I-64 as a wanted vehicle. The vehicle was stopped in Lewisburg.

Read more in the Tuesday, April 4, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

GEHS InvenTeam Anticipates Trip to MIT to Showcase 'Green Bricks'

By Theresa Flerx

Inventing a solution to a real-world problem, namely making construction quality bricks out of discarded cardboard, has earned 10 students from Greenbrier East High School a trip to MIT. During the 2016-17 school year, Lemelson-MIT awarded GEHS engineering students a $10,000 InvenTeam grant to create a system for transforming waste cardboard into a building product.

Read more in the Monday, April 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

Greenbrier Humane Society Donation Drive Begins

By Cordia Lucas
For the third year, The West Virginia Daily News is teaming up with the Greenbrier Humane Society throughout the month of April to collect much-needed donations for the shelter. This year, we are setting our sights on 1,000 items in just 30 days! Donations can be brought to our office on 200 South Court Street in Lewisburg, Monday-Friday, from 8:30 AM to 4:45 PM.

Pick up a Monday, April 3, edition of The West Virginia Daily News for a full list of needed items.

Family Refuge Center Fire Will Not Stop Services to Community

By Cordia Lucas

While extensive damage was done to the Pocahontas County Family Refuge Center after it caught fire Monday, March 27, around 5 PM, Executive Director Kenosha Davenport asserted that those circumstances would not stop the ever-important services the organization offers the community.

Read more in the Friday, March 31, 2017, edition of The West Virginia Daily News.

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