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Local man sues Weston over FOIA request

Weston resident Randy Bohan filed a complaint for injunctive relief against Weston City Manager Kristin Droppleman, citing the city failed to comply with a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request within the timeframe legally allowed.

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Unofficial Lewis County Totals for General Election detailed

Incumbents retain seats for Lewis County Commission, U.S. Senator, U.S. House of Representatives, State Senator, and House of Delegates, 46th District.

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Grand Jury hands down 22 indictments

A Lewis County grand jury handed down 22 indictments last week. First appearances were scheduled for Nov. 9 in circuit court.

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Jocephus Eakin John

Jocephus Eakin John, 84, of Weston, passed away on Monday, October 29, 2018 in the West Virginia Veteran’s Nursing Facility of Clarksburg following an extended illness. He was born in Weston on March 14, 1934, son of the late Harvey John and Mary (Blackburn) John.

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Letha “Shannon” Bailey

Letha “Shannon” Bailey, 80, of Ireland, WV, returned to Heaven on October 31, 2018, from the comfort of her home and surrounded by her family.

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Lewis County High School hosts College Exploration Week

Lewis County High School students were exposed to several colleges, universities, and trade schools during College Exploration Week. Games were also held during the week, where winners could receive prizes. The week was open to students in grades nine through 12.

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4-H participates in Officers’ Training School

4-H members in Lewis County participated in Officers’ Training School Nov. 12 at St. Matthew’s Methodist Church in Weston. Lewis County Extension Agent Megan Midcap opened the school, and introduced Teen Leaders Association (LITES) President Theresa Canfield.

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Jane Lew officials plan Town Hall meeting

Jane Lew council members and Mayor Ruth Straley have tentatively scheduled a Town Hall meeting for Dec. 3 at the park building. The purpose is to discuss the town’s boundaries, safety issues, and jurisdiction.

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Humane Society hosts Animal Cruelty Class in Weston

On Nov. 7 the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) offered an animal cruelty training class in Lewis County for officials in all branches of West Virginia law enforcement. HSUS West Virginia State Director Heather Severt, organized the event which included guest speaker Janette Reaver, HSUS Manager of Animal Fighting Response.

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Grand Jury hands down 22 indictments

A Lewis County grand jury handed down 22 indictments last week. First appearances were scheduled for Nov. 9 in circuit court.

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  • Obituaries

    Bonnie Jean Donnellan

    Bonnie Jean Donnellan, 68, of Anmore, WV, passed away peacefully November 13, 2018, in Morgantown, WV under the compassionate care of WV Caring Hospice.

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    Athlete of the Week: Chad Jones

    This week’s Athlete of the Week is Chad Jones. Chad is an 8-year-old student at Leading Creek Elementary who, after finishing off a stellar season with the Might Mites in Mountaineer Youth Football, was recruited to play for the Hitmen in the upcoming West Virginia Showdown.

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    Earlo Roland Pertz

    As the sun came up on a warm, sunny fall day, Earlo Roland Pertz, 90, of Weston passed peacefully away on Tuesday, October 30, 2018, in United Hospital Center of Bridgeport following an extended illness. He was born in Weston on April 17, 1928: son of the late John Pertz and Mary Blanch (Underwood) Pertz. On December 4, 1964, he married Linda (West) Pertz, who survives.

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    Weston man in court on multiple charges

    Dustin L. Lattea, 31, of East First Street, Weston was recently in Lewis County Magistrate Court on multiple criminal charges.

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    Minutemen Football: Playoff Bound

    When the horn sounded at Liberty High School on Oct. 26 and the Lewis County Minutemen had just fallen to the Liberty Mountaineers 34-14 to end the regular season and saw their season record drop to 6-4 it looked as if the 2018 season had come to a close.

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