Four people were sentenced by Judge Robert A. Burnside in Raleigh County Circuit Court Friday morning.
Joseph Carl Buzzard, 31, of Naoma, was sentenced to one to 10 years for felony embezzlement and falsifying accounts.
Stephanie Thomas, 40, of Rock Creek, was sentenced to one to three years for attempting to commit a felony.
Her sentenced was suspended while she serves two years probation.
Herbert Howerton Jr., 29, was sentenced to two years for fraud with an access device and one to 10 years for transferring and receiving stolen property, to be served consecutively.
Howerton’s sentence is being suspended while he serves five years probation.
Basil Young Allen II, 27, of Glen Daniel, was sentenced to one to 10 years for entering without breaking and one to 15 years for delivery of oxycodone, to be served concurrently.
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Slayton inmate hurt in head-on collision
A head-on collision in Nicholas County sent three Slayton Work Camp inmates to the hospital in Summersville Monday morning. A fourth inmate was flown to a Charleston hospital.
Humane Society to host Adopt-A-Palooza Saturday
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Slots open for EMT class
Slots remain available in the Emergency Medical Technician Basic (EMT-B) course to be offered beginning Aug. 19 at New River Community and Technical College’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent.
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Stanaford girl sings for ‘Kids Take Nashville’ CD
A Raleigh County girl has gone Nashville, and she’s asking West Virginians to show the Mountaineer Spirit by helping her win the 2014 Gospel Artist award and the Young Guns/Horizon Award 2014 at Clay’s Country Radio.
Cooked fresh: Carolina man makes biscuits for campers at Lake Stephens
Campers who awaken at the Lake Stephens Campground may think they’re still dreaming when they smell biscuits baking on weekend mornings. But they aren’t. Thanks to one adventurous culinary camper, fresh biscuits beside the water are becoming a staple.
Charity event to feature Caperton
Gaston Caperton III, the 31st governor of West Virginia, will discuss American education Thursday during a Dancing with the Stars of United Way of Southern West Virginia fundraising event at The Dish Cafe in Daniels.
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