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City Man Held in Brutal Beating

Lermon Russell
WV Jail Authotity

Lermon Russell is charged with three felonies following a domestic altercation at the Weston 7-Eleven on East Third Street last Tuesday evening. In an apparent attempt to flee the scene, Russell drove the victim's car into the store.


Slay Case Trial
Begins Tuesday

Kevin Lane PUTNAM
WV Jail Authority

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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

City Man Held in Brutal Beating

A Weston man is facing three felony charges after brutally attacking his female companion, attempting to flee and then ramming his vehicle into the 7-Eleven store on East Third Street.

15 Enter Pleas in Court

The criminal docket of the Lewis County Circuit Court has been a full one with 15 defendants entering pleas of guilty or no contest to criminal charges over the past few weeks. Of those 15, six were sentenced with the remaining nine to be sentenced at a later date.

Slay Case Trial
Begins Tuesday

The criminal trial of Kevin Lane Putnam, accused in the Feb. 10, 2015, slaying of his brother Stephen “Jerod” Putnam at the home of their parents, near the community of Ireland, is set to begin on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Jury selection in the case took place on Monday and pre-trial motions are set to be heard by Circuit Judge Jacob Reger tomorrow.








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