• Lewis County CEOS to Host 13th-Annual Salad Luncheon

    The 13th annual Salad Luncheon, hosted by the Lewis County CEOS Marketing and Membership Committee, will be held on Monday, May 22, 12:10 p.m., at the Broad Street United Methodist Church.

  • West Virginia American Water Accepting Applications for 2017 Firefighting Support Grants

    CHARLESTON—West Virginia American Water announced recently that applications are now being accepted for the company’s 2017 Firefighting Support Grant program. Grants awarded through this annual initiative provide funding assistance to fire and emergency o

  • Dominion Hope Changes Name to Dominion Energy West Virginia

    CLARKSBURG—Dominion Hope today begins serving customers under its new name, Dominion Energy West Virginia.

  • Brogan Lobbies for Stronger Animal Cruelty Laws

    Mark Brogan, of Weston Friends of Ferals and Strays, is currently lobbying within the city, county and state to get stronger laws in place, which could prevent some acts of animal cruelty.

  • Local Carriers and Volunteers Prep for 25th-Annual Letter Carriers’ Food Drive

    Now in its 25th year, the Annual Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger® Food Drive is gearing up to make a difference once more. Mail carriers throughout the county—and the nation—will collect food donations as they deliver and collect the mail on Saturday,

  • City Applies for Another Grant for Columbia Club

    The City of Weston was recently awarded a $10,000 scholarship through the Division of Culture and History to complete a study on the Columbia Club, located on Court Avenue, and is seeking another grant to assist with restoration efforts, pending the resul

  • West Virginia American Water Accepting Applications for 2017 Firefighting Support Grants

    CHARLESTON—West Virginia American Water announced recently that applications are now being accepted for the company’s 2017 Firefighting Support Grant program. Grants awarded through this annual initiative provide funding assistance to fire and emergency o

  • Lewis County Senior Center Participates in Mineral County Senior Center Olympics

    Aging and Family Services of Mineral County proudly sponsors the Mineral County Senior Olympics in June of each year. This event is held at Potomac State College in Keyser. Annually, over 125 seniors from the surrounding areas participated in a variety o

  • Annual Jubilee Rich in History

    The Jackson’s Mill Jubilee began from a sense of wanting to preserve Appalachian Heritage and pride in the historic and unique culture of West Virginia. That gave life to the idea of a gathering of artists, craftspeople, musicians and collectors at J

  • EDA Seeks to Keep Herron for Calendar Year

    The Lewis County Commission is no longer funding the Economic Development Authority director’s position effective July 1, and the position will not be filled after EDA Executive Director Mike Herron retires. It is one of the six positions Commissioners a

  • Ramp Fundraiser Dinner is April 29

    In West Virginia there are many harbingers of spring. Along with the robin and daffodils is the wild leek. More widely known as the ramp, the plant’s emergence was the announcement of winter’s departure, spring was here. Many Appalachian settlers con

  • Good Hope Farmer’s Market Opens

    Good Hope Farmers Market, located at the pavilion behind New Bethel United Methodist Church, will be having opening day on Saturday, May 6, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

  • Mother’s Day Dinner

    Treat mom to a family dinner at WVU Jackson’s Mill Mother’s Day Buffet Give mom the gifts of food, family and friends this year at the WVU Jackson’s Mill Mother’s Day Buffet, held in the historic Mount Vernon Dining Hall in Weston, West Virginia on Sunda

  • Monument Dedication Slated for Revolutionary War Soldier

    A monument dedication will be held on Saturday, May 13, at 11 a.m., honoring Private Paulser Butcher who served in the Virginia Militia during the American Revolution. The dedication will be held at Butchersville Cemetery, located on Brookview Drive in Tu

  • May 1 deadline approaching for West Virginia Higher Education Grant Program applications

    CHARLESTON—The West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC) and Community and Technical College System (CTCS) today reminded students that May 1 is the deadline to apply for the Higher Education Grant Program (HEGP), the state’s need-based fina

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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Bulltown to Celebrate Memorial Day

Activities are planned for Memorial Day in Bulltown, throughout the weekend. Starting at 5 p.m., Friday, at the recreational pavilion, there will be a hot dog sale. Enjoy one hotdog, chips and a drink for $5, or two hot dogs, chips and a drink for $6.

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Tribute to Lives Touched by Mental Illness Planned

There will be a memorial ceremony planned for Friday, May 26, at 10 a.m., at the Weston State Hospital Cemeteries.

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Lewis County CEOS Clubs Hold Annual Salad Luncheon

Broad Street United Methodist Church was the site again for the annual Salad Luncheon, hosted by Lewis County CEOS clubs.

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Chamber Hosts Ribbon Cutting for Sharpe Salon

The Lewis County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Friends Auxiliary of William R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital, will host a ribbon cutting for the Sharpe Salon’s grand opening.

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Driver Safe After Rollover

At about 5 p.m., on Friday evening, a vehicle went off of Grass Run Road near Weston and ended up flipped over into a small creek.

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