The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.

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  • CCCWV once again wins Courtesy Patrol contract

    Beckley-based Citizens Conservation Corps of West Virginia was the winner of the contract for the Courtesy Patrol, which assists stranded motorists along the state’s four-lane highways.

    June 5, 2014

  • Fayette board discusses grad rates

    The Fayette County Board of Education met for its regular meeting Monday, during which it discussed topics such as graduation rates and the departure of current superintendent Keith Butcher.

    June 5, 2014

  • leadership grads rd.jpg Leadership program recognizes graduates

    The non-profit Fayette County Education Fund held its annual graduation banquet for students completing the Leadership Fayette County program on Sunday, May 11 at the Oak Hill Holiday Lodge.

    June 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • Butcher to leave super’s post for job in Nicholas

    Fayette County Schools Superintendent Keith Butcher announced Thursday that he will leave that position to take on the same role for Nicholas County Schools, beginning July 1.

    June 2, 2014

  • NEW long point news Step into nature and leave stress behind you

    Over two years ago I had an unfortunate injury that almost resulted in addiction to pain medicine. Since I had some knowledge of the pattern of addiction, I was lucky to catch myself before it caught me.

    May 29, 2014 2 Photos

  • staffor schlars Mountain of Hope awards scholarships to OHHS students

    A trio of deserving Oak Hill High School seniors was on the receiving end of scholarships from the Mountain of Hope organization during last week’s year-ending school awards ceremony.

    May 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • run for wall.jpg Run for the wall

    May 26, 2014 2 Photos

  • Graves disturbed at Pax Community Cemetery

    Several graves at Pax Community Cemetery were disturbed the weekend before Memorial Day in apparent grave robbery attempts, and cemetery caretakers and others asked the public last week to help identify those responsible.

    May 26, 2014

  • Official: County school system can’t support large number of facilities

    The abundant cracks and leaks in some of Fayette County’s aging school facilities fell victim to spring’s heavy rains this month, and Ron Cantley, Fayette Board of Education’s operations director, said that patch jobs and short-term fixes aren’t going to do the job in the long run.

    May 26, 2014

  • water safety Water safety programs set this weekend

    A frantic call for help, shocked and shattered family and friends standing on the riverbank, an agonizing search for a victim’s body by park rangers and rescue personnel.

    May 22, 2014 1 Photo