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13th Jamboree
Will Open at
Mill Monday

Jackson's Mill will host the 13th annual Jamboree at the Mill starting Monday, July 20 - Thursday, July 24. There is no admission fee and all events and activities are free.
This year the overall theme is "Kids." Beyond the usual Jamboree activities, EQT is sponsoring events on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
Monday will feature an Afternoon at Camp from 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Kids can take part in crafts, classes, games, Council Circle, field day events, snacks and more.
On Tuesday Oglebay Good Zoo will do shows at 3:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. and will offer pictures with a zoo animal in between shows.
At 4:30 p.m., kids can Dress your Veggie Pet. Youth will be able to create their own veggie pet with the provided veggies, decorations and embellishments. Prizes will be awarded.
Wednesday is official "Kidz Day at Jamboree at the Mill". Activities include magic by John Carlson, caricatures by Bill Leaseburg of the Starving Artist, face painting, balloon creations, refreshments and more.
The yearly favorites will be back this year, including livestock and dog shows, vegetable, flower, baking, canning and photo contests, games, antique tractor show, cake walk, corn hole tournament, horse drawn wagon rides, stick horse races and pedal tractor pull.
Livestock shows begin each evening at 6 p.m. in the barn arena. Sunday's shows include rabbits and poultry; Monday includes goats and hogs; Tuesday includes beef: Wednesday includes sheep; Thursday at 7 p.m. is the culminating with the market animal sale.
Nelson Tinnel of Summersville will be back this year with his twice-daily historical Native American blacksmithing demonstrations. Fred Kiger of Rocky Ridge Acres, Pennsylvania will be back again this year offering horse-drawn wagon rides.
A new event for Jamboree this year will be held on Thursday at 11 a.m. The Ag Olympics and Special Events for Youth will include a frozen t-shirt contest, bubble gum blowing contest, balloon toss, Dress-A-Farmer, hay bale toss, sack races and more.
For any questions or a full schedule, call the WVU Lewis County Extension Service at 304-269-4660.

37 Persons Are Indicted by July Term Grand Jury

By JOHN G. WOLFE

A Lewis County Grand Jury met for two days, Monday and Tuesday, and issued 37 criminal indictments. For the most part, those indicted had previously been charged by arrest warrant. The majority of indictments were for drug-related offenses.
The indictments were presented by Prosecuting Attorney Lea Ann Hawkins and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Brian W. Bailey, with Judge Kurt W. Hall presiding.
Those indicted will be arraigned in Lewis County Circuit Court on Friday, beginning at 9 a.m.
Those indicted are presumed innocent until proven guilty. The list of those indicted includes:
Danyelle Leigh Wyant, 24, of Copen, indicted on ten counts fraudulent use of an access device and one count of fraudulent schemes.
Matthew Alan Kennedy, 26, of Weston, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; marijuana.
Victoria Lynn Atland, 38, of Clarksburg, indicted on three counts delivery of a controlled substance; hydrocodone and buprenorphine.
Chelsey Nicole Garrison (Green), 26, of Weston, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; methamphetamine and morphine.
Tyler Paul Carpenter, 25, of Weston, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; hydrocodone.
David Allen Lane, 31, of Fairmont, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; marijuana.
Kristi Lynn Nuzum, 39, Nutter Fort, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; hydrocodone, two counts possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; hydrocodone and alprazolam, and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Shannon Marie Hannigan, 36, of Clarksburg, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; hydrocodone, two counts possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; hydrocodone and alprazolam, and two counts of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Donald Gene Carder, Jr., 51, of Camden, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; methamphetamine.
Atha Denzil Cowgar, age not listed, of Weston, indicted on one count of manufacture of a controlled substance; marijuana, and one count possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver; marijuana.
Randall Joe Metz, 45, of Weston; indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; hydrocodone.
Kayla Marie Carder, 25. of Weston; indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance withing 1,000 feet of a school; oxycodone, and two counts delivery of a controlled substance; methamphetamine and hydrocodone.
Amber Lee James, 27, of Weston; indicte on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; oxycodone.
Andrew Christopher Bailey, 30, of Clarksburg, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; cocaine and hydrocodone.
Jeffrey Tyler Davisson, 28, of Weston, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance; oxycodone.
Curtis Victor Riggs, 28, of Sand Fork, indicted on one count operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and one count possession of substances to be used as precursor to the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Ronald Wayne McCartney, 47, of Crawford, indicted on one count of third offense DUI, one count of third or subsequent driving with blood alcohol over.08, and one count of obstructing an officer.
Eric Wade Chidester, 32, of French Creek, indicted on one count being a person prohibited from possessing a firearm, one count of fleeing in a vehicle with reckless indifference to the safety of others, and one count of fleeing from an officer.
Kayla Michelle Hamner, 23, of Flatwoods, indicted on one count of forgery, one count of uttering and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Eric Lee Carpenter, 26, of Sutton, indicted on one count of forgery, one count of uttering and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Ryan Edward Gaines, 23, of Weston, indicted on one count of grand larceny, one count of breading or entering without breaking and once count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Todd Michael Gaines, 20, of Weston, indicted on one count of grand larceny, one count of breading or entering without breaking and once count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Joshua Lee Lockhart, 22, of Weston, indicted on eight counts of third degree sexual assault.
Joshua Duane Adams, 32, of Weston, indicted on one count possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
Brittany Jo Radcliff, 26, of Weston, indicted on two counts delivery of a controlled substance, one count delivery of a controlled substance with intent to deliver, and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
Connie Sue McCord, 46, of Walkersville, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; methamphetamine, and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
Jeremy O. Kincaid, 24, of Horner, indicted on one count soliciting a minor via computer and one count attempted third degree sexual assault.
Daniel Reese Prince II, 28, of Weston, indicted on one count delivery of a controlled substance; oxycodone.
Andrew Lewis Wears, 27, of Maidsville, indicted on one count third or subsequent offense DUI and one count third or subsequent offense driving with blood alcohol content over .08.
Corey Shane Bender, 22, of Buckhannon, indicted on one count third offense shoplifting and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
James Scott Morford, 30, of Grantsville, indicted on one count operating or attempting to operate a clandestine drug lab and one count possession of substances to be used as precursor to the manufacture of methamphetamine.
Tyson Stephen Chandler, 27, of Horner, indicted on one count possession of substances to be used as precursor to the manufacture of methamphetame and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Richard Neal Clem II, 46, of Camden, indicted on one count possession of substances to be used as precursor to the manufacture of methamphetame and one count of conspiracy to commit a felony.
Chasity Marie Knapp, 37, of Weston, indicted on one count possession of substances to be used as precursor to the manufacture of methamphetamine, one count possession of a controlled substance and one count conspiracy to commit a felony.
Jedadiah A. Stump, 27, of Buckhannon, indicted on one count of second degree sexual assault, one count malicious assault, and one count third offense domestic battery.
Joseph Wagner, 32, of Buckhannon, indicted on two counts third or subsequent offenses of shoplifting.
Sarah Lynn Kennedy, 18, Lost Creek, indicted on once count second degree sexual assault and one count third degree sexual assault.

New Court
To Handle
Drug Cases

The Lewis County Commission discussed the implementation of an adult drug court for the Lewis and Upshur Counties, at Monday's meeting. The drug court will be implemented between July 1 and December 31, 2014.
Cindy Whetsell praised the Lewis County 911 Dispatch for their hard work and professionalism over the past week, especially with the fair and power outages.
The Lewis County Commission followed an offer from the West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association to digitize property and mineral records located in the Lewis County Clerk's Office. By digitalizing the property and mineral records, the general public can view the records online. The b bidding process has begun for this project.
The Lewis County Sheriff's Department call responses have decreased from May to June by 132 calls. In May the calls totaled to 920 and decreased to 788 calls responded to in June. The Weston Police Department call responses have decreased as well from May to June by 19 calls. In May the calls totaled to 378 then decreased to 359 calls responded to in June.
Sheena Horner will be reinstated to a full time tele communicator effective August 1, 2014.
The next meeting of the Lewis County Commission is scheduled for Monday, July 21, at 10 a.m., at the Lewis County Court House.

 
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