The following calls were made to police agencies on Aug. 15; however, the call may have resulted in something other than what was originally reported.
POLICE & COURTS
Raleigh County Circuit Court Judge Andrew Dimlich on Thursday declined to issue an immediate ruling on a 26-year-old's request to reconsider a 50-year sentence handed down in February. Read more
Raleigh County Circuit Judge Darl Poling has denied a motion for two new expert witnesses to testify on behalf of Christopher Wayne Bowling. Read more
PRINCETON — A circuit court judge denied bond Monday for a local man facing a charge of first-degree murder in the Aug. 10 shooting death of a woman near Princeton. Read more
Gov. Jim Justice announced Tuesday that he has awarded $5,417,239 in West Virginia Community Corrections Grant program funds to 30 projects, including agencies in Raleigh, Fayette, Greenbrier, Summers, Monroe, Nicholas, Wyoming and Pocahontas counties. These funds will be used to assist loca… Read more
ELKHART, Ind. – Three people were shot dead and a fourth seriously injured Wednesday morning at an apartment complex in this northern Indiana city. Elkhart police said the gunman was among the dead. Read more
The Fayette County Sheriff's Department is investigating human remains discovered in the Beckwith area on Thursday. Read more
Fairmont — Police charged a 27-year-old Fairmont man with first-degree murder for allegedly choking his girlfriend to death with a shoe string in Fairmont, according to a criminal complaint. He was arraigned this morning in Marion County Court. Read more
Construction on a new Raleigh County Sheriff's Department is expected to start at Pinecrest Technology Park as early as spring 2020, Raleigh Commission President Dave Tolliver said following the regular meeting of the Raleigh Commission. Read more
This Week's Circulars
Carol Fay Radford, 85, of Robson, died August 14. Funeral service 2:00 PM, Saturday, August 17, Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Burial in Settle Cemetery, Robson.
Connie Jean Canada, 79, New London, OH, native of Maben, WV, died Aug. 14. Service 11 am Aug. 20, Laubenthal-Mercado Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Elyria, OH, viewing 4 to 7 pm Aug. 19. Burial, Evergreen Cemetery, Rochester Township.
Ms. Stone, 61, of Sophia, WV, died August 11, 2019. Body is at Melton Mortuary and Cremation Center, Beckley, WV.
Jackie Thomas Miller, 66, husband of Judith Ann Wygal "Judy" Miller passed away August 15, in Lexington, KY. Services at Milward-Man O' War, Lexington. Visitation Sunday 6pm-9pm. Service Monday 11am. Burial at Lexington Cemetery, Lexington. www.milwardfuneral.com
In 2016, Donald Trump won 68 percent of the West Virginia vote on his way to a stunning electoral win over Hillary Clinton. At this stage of the presidential campaign, what percentage of the vote do you think he will capture?