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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.
Drug-related charges abound in indictments
Drugs and related charges made up the majority of the May list of Fayette County grand jury indictments. Of the 101 people against whom true bills were returned 71 involved drugs and related charges.
Dog show slated May 31
The Lively Family Amphitheater in Oak Hill will ring with the sound of barking dogs on Saturday, May 31 as the amphitheater plays host to the 2nd annual Fayette County 4-H Dog Show.
- 4-H clubs going to the dogs
HFT plans mini-camps
The Historic Fayette Theater this year is fortunate to offer not just one, but two summer Youth Drama Camps. The new format of this year’s camps is a “Mini Camp, with Big Fun.
Kick-off event set Saturday for Mount Hope community garden
Sure, growing a community garden is about eating well, and living a healthier lifestyle. But it’s also about so much more.
BOE candidates make statements on goals
Following the Meet the Candidates event sponsored by the Fayette County Chamber of Commerce on April 23, some candidates expressed their desire for more access to the public as a group and so the Chamber set about to make that happen.
Elmore named to Fayetteville council
Fayetteville Town Council introduced a new council member and tackled the old business of nuisance properties and the transition to a new mass transit authority during its regular meeting Thursday.
Final lecture in Coal Heritage Series Tuesday
Historic coal camps have long been considered a place where the operator had control over the residents. While many fond memories of good neighbors and strong families persist, most agree that the operator wielded a certain power.
Ag department requesting funds for black fly spraying
Fly fishermen, whitewater rafters and other river aficionados are likely to have to stock on up on insect repellent this spring, as a budget shortfall in the West Virginia Department of Agriculture’s black fly suppression program has meant fewer applications of Bti — a pesticide toxic only to black fly and mosquito larvae — on area rivers.
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