Author: BCN-News


Forrest Okey JamesForrest Okey James, 79, of Frametown, WV passed away on Friday, February 10, 2023, at his home surrounded by family.He was born February 18, 1943 in Braxton County.Forrest[Read More…]

It needs fixing…

Like many of you, I follow the legislature’s activities dealing with the Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR). Few argue that the system is not functioning as it should.[Read More…]

Fentanyl: Perpetual Plague

By Sgt. Andrew Shingler, West Virginia State Police As the War on Drugs continues, we realize that is an unintentional mischaracterization given to law enforcement by policy makers to work[Read More…]

Grand Jury indicts 12

On Tuesday, February 7, the February term of the Braxton County Grand Jury convened with the Honorable Richard A. Facemire, Circuit Court Judge presiding. The jury returned indictments against 12[Read More…]

Magistrate Report

Magistrate Beth SmithNovember 9: Daniel J. Smith of Duck, driving suspended-general, no contest plea, fine/court costs assessed.February 6: Gary L. Keffer of Gandeeville, speeding, guilty plea, fine/court costs assessed; Marcus[Read More…]