‘True heroes’ honored at council meeting

Patrolman Nicholas Sams, Lt. Jeromy Dove (both at right), and Cpl. Mike Arbaugh (far left) were honored at a ceremony at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. All three received commendations and the silver star for bravery. They are pictured with Chief Tim Stover (center) and WV National Association of Chiefs Chaplain Jack Rinchinch. (Photo by Shannon Beatty, Lewisburg City Recorder)

Patrolman Nicholas Sams, Lt. Jeromy Dove (both at right), and Cpl. Mike Arbaugh (far left) were honored at a ceremony at the Tuesday night Lewisburg city council meeting. All three received commendations and the silver star for bravery. They are pictured with Chief Tim Stover (center) and WV National Association of Chiefs Chaplain Jack Rinchinch. (Photo More...

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