Lewis County Newswire

Lewis County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Lewis County, WV.

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  1. Attorneys for Lunsford-Conaway seeking venue change, file motion for jury consultantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | West Virginia Metro

    The attorneys appointed to represent Lena Marie Lunsford Conaway filed a motion this week to obtain a publicly funded jury consultant. "We've got a very opinionated potential jury panel down there in Lewis County, and we have concerns about Ms.


  2. BBQ Bash a big draw in WestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 18 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... ned up to enjoy barbecue at the Almost Heaven BBQ Bash on Saturday. Light and her board would like to thank the Lewis County Commission, Chamber of Commerce and Convention and Visitors Bureau for


  3. WVU Junior Fire Camp underway in Lewis CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 4 | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia University Junior Fire Camp is taking place this week in Lewis County. The event runs through Thursday at the Fire Academy at Jackson's Mill.


  4. Around The Region for May 19Read the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... WESTON (AP) - A trial has been postponed for a woman charged in the death of her 3-year-old daughter. A Lewis County circuit judge on Thursday rescheduled the trial of Lena Marie Lunsford Conaway to Oct. 10. It had been scheduled to start in June. ...


  5. Lunsford trial postponed until OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The trial of the former Lewis County woman charged in the death of her then three-year-old daughter in 2011 will be postponed until October. Judge Jake Reger accepted a motion to continue the trial of Lena Marie Lunsford-Conaway, 34, previously of Pinellas County, Florida and Lewis County, West Virginia, after her defense team filed a motion two weeks prior.


  6. New Superintendent hopes to use prior experience in Gilmer County to...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Virginia as an assistant principal in the early 2000's. He served in a stint as assistant Superintendent in Lewis County before eventually taking over as the director of the state's largest Regional Education Service Agency (R.E.S.A. 7). With a ...


  7. Board taps new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... his work in Gilmer County and with RESA, Devono also has experience as supervisor/assistant superintendent in Lewis County from 1989 to 2002, and was assistant principal of Lewis County High School from 1986 to 1989. The next regular Randolph County ...


  8. Woman who dropped off drugs in Tic Tac package sentenced to prison timeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Lewis County woman who left two pills outside the Pruntytown State Prison in Taylor County for a former boyfriend was sentenced to 2-10 years in state prison Tuesday. Cara Dawn James, 51, of Jane Lew, was arrested last November by state police two months after she put an Oxycodone pill and Xanax pill into a Tic Tac package and left it by the back steps at Pruntytown.


  9. Dominion, environmentalists spar over mountaintop removal claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... a total mis-characterization of what we are doing." The pipeline's proposed route begins near the Harrison and Lewis county lines, travels southeast into Virginia, then snakes back southwest. It eventually comes to an end in southern North Carolina. ...


  10. Local Students Score Top Prizes in West Virginia American Water...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2017 | Huntington News

    - A Lewis County sixth-grader earned the top statewide prize in West Virginia American Water's second annual "Protect Our Watersheds" Art Contest. The company received more than 150 entries from fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders across the state. St. ...


  11. Cacapon among parks to charge feesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2017 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... that schedule visits at least a week beforehand won't have to pay an entrance fee either. Stonewall Resort in Lewis County will continue to operate with an existing visitor fee and passes to that park will not be recognized in the new annual pass ...


  12. Pursuit leads to arrest in UpshurRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... to the officer's emergency lights and sirens, causing law enforcement officials to pursue the vehicle into Lewis County on U.S. 33 and further into Harrison County on U.S. 79, where the vehicle was disabled using stop sticks at the Jerry Dove Drive ...


  13. See the update...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | Window on the Clearwater

    An inmate, Derek Bost, 54, escaped from the Lewis County Courthouse about 1:20 p.m. today , according to a press release. He is a white mail, 5 foot-11 inches, hazel eyes, brown hair and approximately 180 pounds.


  14. Expo was great event for ElkinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... with the Forest Festival, or the National Hunting and Fishing Day Event at the Stonewall Jackson State Park in Lewis County. This is only a mere suggestion the Commission might like to give some consideration. In a column two weeks ago, I emphasized ...


  15. Electric vehicle charging stations coming to Stonewall Resort in AprilRead the original story

    Apr 7, 2017 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    in Lewis County soon will accommodate the growing number of guests who drive electric vehicles (EV). Three EV charging stations will be installed at the property in April, resort officials have announced. Stonewall joins Blackwater Falls, Pipestem ...


  16. 2 arrested in connection with murder of missing Lewis County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2017 | WXIX-TV Cincinnati

    Police have arrested two Garrison men and charged them in connection with the murder of Justin D. Johnson. His body was discovered on Wednesday, March 29. Sheriff Johnny Bivens announced the arrests during a briefing for media and the family of Mr. Johnson Saturday morning at the Lewis County Courthouse.


  17. Weston 5K race set for April 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... begins at 11 a.m. that day. The Wee Run course will be from East Second Street to First Street on Court Avenue. Lewis County students in kindergarten through 12th grade can race/walk in the 5K for only $3 thanks to a scholarship program provided by ...


  18. Upshur County Commission spotlights child abuse preventionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Upshur County Commission welcomed representatives from the Family Resource Network Thursday and deemed April as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month.


  19. 27 charged in North Central WV drug operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A multi-agency operation resulted in charges against 27 people in five counties in the largest anti-drug operation in the Lewis County Sheriff's Department history Tuesday, according to Sheriff Adam Gissy. The Lewis County Sheriff's Department teamed with the Homeland Security Investigations unit, police departments in Weston and Buckhannon, the Upshur County Sheriff's Department, the Harrison County Sheriff's Department, and the Greater Harrison County Drug Task Force. 29 comments

  20. Lunsford indicted for murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... attention and orchestrated an attempt to cover up the crime, police said. struck the child while inside their Lewis County residence, according to a criminal complaint. There allegedly were witnesses to the bludgeoning of the child who stated ...