Vol. 44, No. 41

October 9, 2018

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Former BCHS band director receives state honor

Steve Jarrett to be inducted into
West Virginia Marching Band Hall of Fame

By Shirley Shuman
For 31 years, Stephen Jarrett directed the Eagles’ marching band, and he will soon receive statewide recognition for his hard work and success during that time. On October 27, Jarrett will be inducted into the West Virginia Marching Band Hall of Fame.


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Grand Jury returns indictments against 26

On Tuesday, October 2 and Wednesday, October 3, the Braxton County Grand Jury convened with the Honorable Richard A. Facemire, Circuit Court Judge presiding. The jury returned indictments against 26 individuals on a total of 80 various charges presented by Braxton County Prosecuting Attorney Jasmine R.H. Morton.

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Soccer coach commends local Moose Lodge for their help

Loyal Order of the Moose known for contributions to many

By Shirley Shuman
Braxton boys’ soccer coach Dan Grindo recently commended the Moose Lodge members for their support of local organizations, especially sports. Grindo explained that in mid-September, his soccer team held a car wash at the local Moose Lodge, and the Lodge made a sizeable contribution to the team. “The team made around $500 dollars, and the Moose gave us enough to make it $1,000,” he explained.

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Inmate who jumped from
2nd story Courthouse
window now heads to prison

Several Braxton County Circuit Court hearings have recently been completed by the Honorable Judge Richard A. Facemire.

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Commission conducts brief session

The Braxton County Commission wasted no time taking care of business last Friday in what was nearly a record 15 minute session. The meeting was called to order by President Ron Facemire at 9:02 a.m. First to address the Commission was John Hoffman, OES/9-1-1 Director. He presented his monthly report to the Commissioners which reflected a total of 738 calls handled by the emergency communications center. Hoffman also requested and was granted permission to replace the electronic entry system at the 9-1-1 building as it has failed.

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