Vol. 41, No. 25

June, 23 ,2015

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First Lady honors Main Street & ON TRAC communities
Awards honor community volunteers from around the state including Sutton’s Dorothy Gioulis

First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin joined Main Street West Virginia in honoring the Governor’s Main Street and ON TRAC award recipients Thursday, June 25. Main Street and ON TRAC communities which strive to help boost economic growth and revitalization on a community level.
The awards ceremony, held at the Culture Center in Charleston, honored volunteers from around the state. With this year’s theme of “Heroes on Main Street,” the program recognized the achievements of the state’s 14 accredited Main Street and 11 ON TRAC (Organization, Training, Revitalization and Capacity) communities. The state’s ON TRAC communities are Belington, Beverly, Charles Town, Kenova, Marlinton, Parkersburg, Parsons, Romney, Rowlesburg, Shinnston and Sutton. Dorothy Gioulis of Sutton was selected that community’s ON TRAC Volunteer of the Year for Sutton.

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C.A.R.E Inc. opens in Sutton
News business to provide durable medical equipment

Last Thursday marked the official opening of Braxton County’s newest business: C.A.R.E., Inc. (Caregiving & Advocacy for the Rural Elderly). The new venture is the latest expanded health care service provided by Central West Virginia Aging Services. A number of local residences and medical providers had the opportunity to tour the new facility, located on the main floor of the City National Bank building on Second Street, in Sutton, during the open house held from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Sutton woman charged with meth sell

State Police have arrested a 37 year old Sutton woman on charges of delivery of a controlled substance. Troopers of the Sutton Detachment of the West Virginia State Police arrested Christina Diane Cutlip of Byrne Street, Sutton last Sunday.
Earlier in the week Trooper First Class L.D. Mohr obtained a warrant for Cutlip’s arrest following a controlled purchase of illegal drugs. During an investigation, Trooper Mohr obtained reliable information that “Ice” or methamphetamine could be purchased from Cutlip. The officer and Sr. Trooper J.M. Tallman utilized a confidential informate to purchase the illegal drug which consequently let to Cutlip’s arrest.


Out of county warrant leads to more charges for Exchange woman

Troopers were attempting to locate Kari Lynn Frame last Friday, June 26 to service her with a Capias Warrant from Roane County. Information led Trooper First Class P.A. Huff and Trooper E.D. Schoolcraft to a residence at 5244 Scotts Fork Road, near Exchange.
During questioning, five individuals told the officers that had not seen Frame. After hearing a loud noise at the rear of the residence, Trooper School-craft witnessed someone, ultimately identified as Kari Frame, under the house. The officer ordered Frame to come out from under the structure several times, but she refused and had to be forcible removed before her arrest.

Circuit Court host arraignments

David Fraley appeared in Braxton County Circuit Court on June 8 for an arraignment order with the honorable Richard A Facemire presiding. Andrew Chattin stood by the defendant as counsel. Braxton County Prosecuting Attorney Kelly Hamon McLaughlin represented the state. The Court called upon Fraley to enter a plea, to which he entered a plea of not guilty to one count of conspiracy and three counts of attempting to operate a clandestine drug laboratory.




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