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High School Marks 51st Homecoming

Nate Frazier and Jaclyn Kovach were crowned 2016 LCHS Homecoming King and Queen Friday, Sept. 16. Also pictured are crown bearer Landry Cogar and flower girl Keylee Novak. (Photo by LCHS senior Nathan White).  


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Aliayah Case

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Missing Aliayah Lunsford


Aliayah Lunsford, 3, was last seen Saturday, Sept. 24, 2011 at 6:30 a.m. She disappeared from the Bendale area, wearing purple pajama pants and a pink sweat shirt. Lunsford has short brown hair and brown eyes and is missing four front teeth. If you have any information, please call 304-269-8241.


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Lockout Ends At Dominion, Workers Back

In a joint press statement made by Dominion Transmission, Hope Gas, Dominion Hope and United Gas Workers’ Union (UGWU), Local 69, it was announced that Dominion’s lockout of its employees has ended as of Sept. 14. This comes after exactly a week of Dominion employees being prohibited from doing their jobs, after a previous agreement fell apart.

Planning To Vote? Register

“You can vote in November even if you did not vote in the primary.” Words of wisdom from Lewis County Clerk Cynthia Rowan. September is Voter Registration Month and there are a few things voters need to know. For the first time in West Virginia history there will no longer be straight party ballots due to a bill passed by the legislature in 2015. This means you will have to individually mark each candidate’s box that you want to vote for. You are not required to vote on everything to have your ballot county either.

Man Gets 30-90 In Sex Crimes

A Roanoke man has been sentenced to 30-90 years in prison for the crimes of sodomizing two young boys who were under his watch back in 2015.
Matthew Dwayne Lowther, 33, was sentenced last week by Circuit Judge Jacob Reger after he pled guilty to four felonies that included two counts of first degree sexual abuse and two counts of sexual abuse by a guardian.








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