The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

Local News

September 25, 2013

Whisman among honorees during Domestic Violence Awareness Month

CHARLESTON — As a part of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, the Women’s Resource Center will host a candlelight vigil Oct. 12 to honor domestic violence victims.

This free event will be from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at United Methodist Temple’s The Place on Templeview Drive in Beckley.

Participants can enjoy an inspirational evening of speakers and songs, refreshments, the presentation of the 2013 Incite Hope Awards and the candle ceremony to honor the victims who have lost their lives to domestic violence in West Virginia in the past 12 months.

This year’s Incite Hope Award winners include Beckley Police Detective Morgan Bragg, the Nicholas County Bureau of Child and Family (CPS), Oak Hill Police Chief Michael W. Whisman Jr., Summers County Sheriff Garry Wheeler, Lester Elementary School staff, Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital Emergency Room nurse Catherine Boggs and Dr. Jim Kyle and Barbara Kyle with The Kyle Group.

For more information about this event, contact the WRC’s Dee Sizemore at 304-255-2559 or 304-673-6037.

For more information about how to end domestic violence, visit www.nomore.org.

1
Text Only
Local News
  • ee 1.jpg Energy Express makes impact on students’ lives

    Energy Express to him, Matt White says, is all about a “different experience.”

    July 24, 2014 2 Photos

  • maurices Fostering Self-Esteem

    The local Maurices is involved in a project aimed at making the school transition a little easier this fall for foster children in the area.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Children’s Health and Safety Fair scheduled for August 1

    Montgomery General Hospital and Dr. Traci Acklin have announced that the 2014 Children’s Health and Safety Fair will be held on Friday, Aug. 1 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the hospital.

    July 21, 2014

  • Theater to hold auditions

    Open auditions are set for Tuesday and Thursday at the Historic Fayette Theater for the comedy/drama “Belongings”. Auditions will be held at the theater in Fayetteville at 7 p.m. each evening.

    July 21, 2014

  • asb carver 25 years and counting

    July 18, 2014 1 Photo

  • Taylor Made Free concert series

    The next free public concert in the Lively Family Amphitheater Summer Concert Series is a performance Saturday at 6 p.m. by popular band Taylor Made.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • Energy Express open house set

    Energy Express, an award-winning summer reading program serving 35+ children in Fayette County, will host a free open house for members of the Beards Fork SALS community. The event takes place on Thursday, July 24, at 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

    July 17, 2014

  • rhody1.jpg Stages of life

    July 14, 2014 3 Photos

  • thurmond depot.jpg Explore town’s rail heritage

    Discover what life was like in one of the New River Gorge’s most renowned towns as you join National Park Service rangers and Operation Lifesaver on Saturday, July 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to explore the historic railroad town of Thurmond.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • apt bldg1.jpg Demolition and disposal

    July 10, 2014 3 Photos