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Braxton County Magistrate Report

Magistrate Beth SmithJanuary 10: John Brandon Sparks of Camden on Gauley, expired registration, no contest plea, driving suspended, dismissed per plea, fine/court costs assessed.January 24: William Ferrell Conley of Orlando,[Read More…]

Legislative Update…

By Lori Dittman WV House of Delegates 63rd District During the first full week of the 86th Legislature, the West Virginia House of Delegates have passed five of its bills[Read More…]

Two Charged With Bug Ridge B & E

Two individuals are facing multiple charges following a burglary on Bug Ridge near Sutton last weekend. Braxton County Sheriff’s Deputies received a call of a possible breaking and entering at[Read More…]

A fitting tribute…

Dr. Doug Given is well know for his excellent medical skills. Last Friday I saw another side of Doug. His second calling may well be as a storyteller. As is[Read More…]


William Burl “Punk” HamnerWilliam Burl “Punk” Hamner, 69, passed away at his home in Mansfield, Ohio, on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. He was born on July 19, 1953, in Columbus,[Read More…]