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                                                                 Wednesday, October 15, 2014


19 Arrested in Drug Bust

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Defendant Ronnie E. Burkhammer Jr. is shown being led to processing by Deputy Ed Clark after being arrested as part of a drug sweep conducted last Thursday. Believed to be the largest drug round-up in the history of the county, a total of 19 individuals were taken into custody through Monday. (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

19 Arrested in Drug Bust
The Lewis County Sheriff's Department, assisted by members of the Harrison County SCAD Unit conducted what is believed to be the largest drug round-up in county history last Thursday with 17 individuals taken into custody on Thursday in Lewis County and elsewhere.

New Freeman
Attorney Sought

A hearing will be held today in Lewis County Circuit Court at 2:45 p.m. on a motion filed by Prosecuting Attorney Lea Anne Hawkins seeking to remove Attorney Thomas Dyer from representing accused murder defendant Charles S. Feeman.

Some at Sharpe
To Get Pay Raise

As a result of a West Virginia Division of Personnel (DOP) ruling issued last Friday, direct care workers at William R. Sharpe, Jr. and Mildred Mitchell-Bateman Hospitals will be receiving a pay hike and future employees will be under a more competitive wage scale.






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