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Shooter Drill

Officers with the Lewis County Sheriff’s Department and Weston Police Department participated in an active shooter drill at the Lewis County Judicial Annex yesterday morning. Here officers are shown ascending the stairway in the building in preparation of apprehending a potential shooter. The drill will help both departments plan for any such potential emergency and iron out any possible problems with such a crisis intervention. (Photo by John G. Wolfe)



May Aid in
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.


Local News

Early Voting Begins, Runs Until May 7th

Early voting in the May 10 Primary Election begins today at the Lewis County Courthouse and runs through Saturday, May 7. Those wishing to take advantage of early voting may do so during the weekdays from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and on Saturday, April 30 and Saturday, May 7 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

Proposed Fire Levy Explained

Another in a series of town meetings scheduled to help inform Lewis County citizens about the proposed excess fire levy that will be on the May 10 Primary Election ballot was held at the Weston Fire Department on Monday evening.

Assessor Charged With Harassment

Lewis County Assessor T. Chad Kelley has been charged with two misdemeanor crimes. The charges come at a time when he is seeking re-election to his position as assessor.








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