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                                                                 Wednesday, July 22, 2015


Defying Gravity

A cowboy tries to stay on his bull during the 9th annual Spiker Family Bull Ride, held at the family farm on Sycamore Lick Road near Jane Lew. The annual event was held on Friday and Saturday and attracted hundreds of spectators. (Photo by John G. Wolfe)

Officer on Leave
After Man Dies


May Aid in
Aliayah Case

Age-Enhanced Photo

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

Sharpe Still
Has Trouble
Filling Jobs

Although under a court order to reduce the number of employee vacancies at Willliam R. Sharpe, Jr. Hospital, the number of unfilled openings at the mental health facility continues to grow.

Officer on Leave
After Man Dies

A Weston police officer has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of what Weston Police Chief R.Z. Posey hopes will be an investigation conducted by an independent agency outside of his office.

Mill Lake
Water Is
Clean Now

Jackson's Mill could have some of the cleanest water in the Mountain State, thanks to efforts by staff and campers to keep the grounds free of chemical pollutants.






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