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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.
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
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.
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 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
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Tom Dunn Energy Leadership Academy is now accepting applications from high school students throughout West Virginia.
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. Patrick School will be adding a new sports program to next year’s calendar.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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.
“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.
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!
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.
Some interested Weston residents are putting together a fundraiser for the Weston Volunteer Fire Department to help fund the annual Fourth of July Fireworks.
Robert L. Bland Middle School was the site for the county-wide Social Studies Fair.
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.
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.
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.
The Irish Spring Festival will begin March 12 and will continue on March 16 to 20.
Members of the Weston River Front Market have begun planning for the market this summer.
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
The Weston Rotary Club is seeking freshmen in High School, who are interested in leadership, to attend Rotary Youth International Awards (RYLA) in May.
Saturday, April 22, is Earth Day and the Public Service Commission of West Virginia wants to remind all citizens that conserving the earth’s natural resources can also lower your utility bills.
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The recycling industry is proud to join individuals and organizations across the globe in a worldwide effort to save and nurture the environment of which recycling plays a crucial role. Established in 1970 as a national day of environmental focus, Earth D
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The Putnam Princesses will be in Weston on Sunday, May 7, for a Mother’s Day Tea fundraiser for the Lewis County Fair Association. Ariel, Belle and Cinderella will be at the event, which will last from 2-4 p.m. Admission to the event is $20 for one adul
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