• Jane Lew Lions Club 7th Annual Vera Bradley Bingo

    The Jane Lew Lions Club is holding their Seventh Annual Bingo on Saturday, April 22. This bingo benefits Jane Lew Elementary School. With money raised from bingo, Jane Lew Lions Club purchases weekly readers for all children at JLES for the entire year.

  • March Restaurant Inspections Announced

    Fourteen routine and nine follow-up restaurants were inspected in March. All inspections are available at the Lewis County Health Department. Call 304-269-8218. -Tri-Lakes Convenience Store faced one critical and one non-critical violation. There was exp

  • Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Events -TOPS Club, every Monday, LC Senior Center, 5 p.m. Call 304-997-8432 for more details. -Yoga Matters, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m., 612 Pratt Avenue, Weston. For more information, call 304-614-9982. -The Class of 1960 of Weston High School and St.

  • U.S. Coast Guard receives National Society of Black Engineers Chairman’s Award

    WASHINGTON—The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) recognized the U.S. Coast Guard as a committed partner in diversity by presenting it with the society’s Chairman’s Award. Rear Adm. Michael Johnston, executive director, Deputy Commandant for Missi

  • Kroger Gives Back to Friends Auxiliary at Sharpe

    Kroger has partnered with the Friends Auxiliary of William Sharpe Jr. Hospital to raise funds for the awareness of mental health. The auxiliary will get credit for every Kroger point earned and personal Kroger benefits are not impacted. This means this

  • Weston Named Among Safest Cities

    The City of Weston has taken a number of positive steps in the past year to improve the City operations. Together with the hard work of the city staff and devotion of Weston volunteers, the city sees some light at the end of the tunnel. Under the guid

  • RLBMS Band Performs for BOE Meeting

    Robert L. Bland Middle School Principal Julie Radcliff addressed board members in her yearly Local School Improvement Council (LSIC) meeting. She began by first commending on the meeting’s band performance under the direction of Director Adam Loudin.

  • Weston Man Jailed for Assault, Destruction of Property

    Samuel L. Donaldson, Jr., 33, of Right Freeman’s Creek Road, Weston, was charged with two counts of assault, one count of trespassing and one count of destruction of property by Deputy J.S. Tonkin of the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department on Dec. 27 and 28

  • Irish Spring Festival Winners Announced

    The following winners were announced for the activities at the recent Irish Spring Festival: —King and Queen—Queen Elizabeth XXXVI is Della Favinger and King Andrew XXXVI is Randy Poirier.

  • Commission Asked to Help With Grant

    Victims Advocate Marcia Boyles presented information about her program’s grant during Monday’s Lewis County Commission meeting. She explained the grant would need matching funds from the county.

  • 17 Restaurants Inspected in February

    Seventeen restaurants were inspected during the month of February. Restaurant inspections are available for the public at the Lewis County Health Department, located 125 Court Ave., Weston. Critical violations must be corrected in 10 days, and non-critica

  • Relay for Life to Host Wendy’s Fundraiser

    Lewis County Relay for Life has teamed up with Wendy’s in Weston to host a fundraiser on Thursday, April 6, from 4 p.m., until 8 p.m. During this time allotment 10 percent of all Wendy’s sales through the drive-thru and dining room will be donated to Rel

  • JLFD Hosts Craft Show, Over 60 Crafters/Vendors

    Jane Lew Fire Department has allowed the community to engage in another craft show that is very similar to the Labor Day Fireman’s Craft Show, that is held annually. On April 1 and 2, Jane Lew Fire Department will host an indoor/outdoor craft show. Satu

  • Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration

    The Lewis County Board of Education office will be registering preschool and Kindergarten students from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., until Aug. 5. Parents/Guardians interested in registering their child or children for Preschool or Kindergarten may do so in t

  • HCPD Plan Spring Yard Sale for April 7-8

    The annual spring yard sale is planned by the Hacker’s Creek Pioneer Descendants (HCPD) Library on Friday April 7, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. The sale will be held inside the library’s meeting room. The library is locat

  • National Night Out Plans Underway for August

    Lewis County’s sanction of National Night Out has begun their plans for this years event slated for August 1. National Night Out is a national event that brings police and community partners together for a night of fun. NNO will be held at Lewis Count

  • Budget Cuts to Remove Six County Employees

    Commissioners briefly discussed layoffs that will take effect across county government on July 1. The layoffs were first announced last week in a press release, which states that the commission has been faced with “tough decisions” this year, which resul

  • Food Handlers Cards a Must For Many

    The Lewis County Health Department (LCHD) would like to remind everyone that, if they are working at a restaurant, special event or any non-profit fundraising organizations, and are handling food in any way, that they must have a valid and updated food ha

  • Tom Dunn Enegy Leadership Academy Accepting Applications

    The Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy is now accepting applications from high school students throughout West Virginia.

  • Tenth Annual Weston 5K Run and Wellness Walk Planned for April 22

    Ten years ago, three local organizers put their heads together to come up with a positive event for the health and wellness of local residents. The result was the Weston 5K Run and Wellness Walk held annually in April.

  • St. Patricks School to Implement Sports Program

    St. Patrick School will be adding a new sports program to next year’s calendar.

  • 1% Sales and Service Tax Ordinance Approved on Second Reading

    The Weston City Council has approved the second reading of the one percent sales and service tax ordinance. The proposed ordinance will take place on July 1, if approved by the Weston City Council. Before the tax can be implemented a third reading and a p

  • Weston Parks and Recreation Committee Meet to Discuss Upcoming Season

    Connie and John Riffle, project managers for the Polk Creek Park, discussed the need for a restroom at the Park during the last monthly Parks meeting. The group has been soliciting donations to build a restroom for this season because of the number of pe

  • Organizations Pledge to Increase Colorectal Cancer Screenings

    Several organizations in Lewis County have made the pledge to help increase colorectal cancer screening rates by supporting the 80 percent by 2018 initiative, led by the American Cancer Society (ACS). Eighty percent by 2018, means that 80 percent of adul

  • Lewis County Students on Marshall University Deans List

    The following students earned a spot on the Marshall University Deans List for the fall 2016: Hannah Hall of Horner. Joshua Ross of Jane Lew. Nolan Miller of Weston. Armando Rivera of Weston. Sara Ryan of Weston. Amanda Young of Weston. These s

  • Cinderella Opening Night Slated for March 30

    The annual Lewis County High School spring musical for the 2016-2017 school year is Roger and Hammerstein’s Cinderella. The musical is in production with daily rehearsals for acting as well as dance and choreography.  Cinderella is directed by veteran  L

  • United Bank Celebrates 178 Years

    Charleston—On Friday, March 17, United Bank, Inc. will celebrate 178 years of service to its customers and communities. To show appreciation for another successful year, United Bank invites customers and members of the community to stop by a local office

  • Gould Wins Local Bee 4th Year in a Row

    Andrew Gould, 8th Grader at Robert L. Bland Middle School won the local spelling bee for the fourth consecutive year. The local Bee was held on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at Lewis County High School.

  • Farming Family Heritage Entries Sought

    Farming families are being sought as applicants for the 2017 Farming Heritage Award that is being offered by the State Fair of West Virginia and the West Virginia Farm Bureau.

  • Annual Blue & Gray Reunion Plans Underway

    “A mini lecture series, a horse and buggy parade, and a kayack and SUP race will all debut during this year’s Blue & Gray Reunion.

  • Almost Heaven BBQ Bash Growing Larger at New Location

    Plans are underway for the 2017 Almost Heaven BBQ Bash / WV State BBQ Championship set for the weekend of June 16-17 at the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum in Weston featuring some exciting new activities for an even bigger and better event!

  • Workplace Conflict Topic of Discussion at Chamber Luncheon

    Lisa Sherrill, Change Management Specialist and Executive Coach, spoke to the Lewis County Chamber of Commerce and business community, about managing workplace conflict at the Chamber Lunch and Learn, held on Feb. 28.

  • Monopoly Tournament to Benefit Weston VFD July 4 Fireworks

    Some interested Weston residents are putting together a fundraiser for the Weston Volunteer Fire Department to help fund the annual Fourth of July Fireworks.

  • Students Participate in Social Studies Fair

    Robert L. Bland Middle School was the site for the county-wide Social Studies Fair.

  • URA Outlines Plan Priorities

    The Urban Renewal Authority has made a list of priorities to begin projects this year, in hopes of making Weston, and in turn Lewis County, a more attractive place to live and come to.

  • Jane Lew Man Pleads to Lesser Charge

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  • Stonewall Jackson Lake to be Featured on Outdoor Channel

    Lewis County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau Director Chris Richards presented her quarterly accomplishments for October, November and December of 2016 to Lewis County commissioners on Monday.

  • Pipeline Controversy Heats Up with Senate and House Bills

    Two bills in the Senate Judiciary Committee, in the W.Va. Legislature, relating to landowner’s rights and oil and gas companies have sparked some recent controversy.

  • 36th Annual Irish Spring Festival on Tap for March

    The Irish Spring Festival will begin March 12 and will continue on March 16 to 20.

  • Market to Open With Fresh Activities

    Members of the Weston River Front Market have begun planning for the market this summer.

  • SJMH Home Health Nationally Recognized for Cardiovascular Achievement

    Stonewall Jackson Home Care (SJHC) was recently recognized as the seventh home health agency in the United States to achieve a key milestone in the Home Health Quality Improvement (HHQI) National Campaign’s Cardiovascular Health Improvement Initiative, de

  • Weston Rotary Seeks Applicants for RYLA

    The Weston Rotary Club is seeking freshmen in High School, who are interested in leadership, to attend Rotary Youth International Awards (RYLA) in May.

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