Mini-Medical School begins at WVSOM

WVSOM second-year medical student instructs Mini-Med School participant in the anatomy of the upper digestive tract and placement of a naso-gastric tube. (Photo courtesy of WVSOM)

This was the first year junior and senior high school students were invited to attend the educational Mini-Med School with members of the community. WVSOM second-year students conduct the event. Participants are divided into three to four groups, each group concentrating on a different part of the body and rotating through each class. Forty-five participants More...

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By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

May’s primary election offers full slate of candidates

By Sarah Mansheim January 31 marked the deadline for candidates to file for elections, and the slate is beginning to fill. According to the West Virginia Secretary of State Office’s website, with confirmation More...

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By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Giggenbach files to run for Greenbrier County Circuit Judge

Greenbrier County native Fred J. Giggenbach, Jr., 46, has formally announced his campaign for circuit judge for the 11th judicial circuit covering Greenbrier and Pocahontas Counties. Fred Giggenbach, son of the More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Grand Jury hands up attempted murder indictment; sex crimes, drug charges and burglaries dominate rest of the list

Grand Jury hands up attempted murder indictment; sex crimes, drug charges and burglaries dominate rest of the list A grand jury handed up 49 indictments to the Greenbrier County Circuit Court this week. There are More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

WV public safety, public health departments welcome $2.5 million drug settlement news

This week’s $2.5 million settlement with a regional pharmaceutical distributor is a hopeful sign for West Virginia’s public health and public safety agencies as they continue to combat drug abuse fueled, they More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Briefly…

AHMH’s February schedule American Heritage Music Hall at Island Park, 315 Monroe Avenue, Ronceverte is a nonprofit organization (Ref. IRS 501(c)3) and handicapped accessible. No alcohol and no smoking. All music More...

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ALSO —

A former official of Freedom Industries was sentenced on Feb. 1 to three years of probation and a $10,000 fine for a Clean Water Act violation connected to the 2014 Elk River chemical spill. Robert J. Reynolds, More...

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Applications available for Annual Make It Shine Cleanup

West Virginians can do their part in helping the Mountain State shine by volunteering for an annual litter cleanup, co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Protection and Division of Highways. The 2016 West More...

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Notice Free to residents of Lewisburg Building Assessment

The Lewisburg City Fire Department in cooperation with the City of Lewisburg Building Code and Zoning Department will be offering a building assessment for residents of Lewisburg in an effort to promote public safety. More...

By admin On Monday, February 8th, 2016

Tennant bill gives overpayments to Children’s Trust Fund

Secretary of State Natalie E. Tennant has announced legislation that will allow West Virginians to volunteer to donate any overpayments to the Office under $25 to the Children’s Trust Fund. Anyone who pays a fee More...