The Pocahontas County Grand Jury met Tuesday and returned 10 indictments, according to Circuit Clerk Earl ﾓButchﾔ Michael. Indictments are accusations, not proof of guilt. Defendants listed are innocent until proven otherwise.ﾠ All indictments are felonies unless otherwise indicated.
Pocahontas Countyﾒs commissioners donﾒt want a replay of the fire that consumed Morgan Countyﾒs court house last summer.
Sheriff Bob Alkire said Monday his department purchased tasers and SWAT (Special Weapons and Tactics) team equipment asﾠ a matter of safety.
County commissioners will certify the election results next week after the canvass Monday revealed no changes in the unofficial numbers released last week.
East Fork Industrial Park could be cleaned up in two weeksﾗthat is if Mother Nature would cooperate with the county commission.
In a race that pitted former political foes against each other again and threw a write-in into the mix, the Democrat candidate came out with the majority of the votes.
Martin Saffer, an attorney, will fill the Southern District seat come January.
Democrats from five counties gathered Saturday in the Blue Ribbon Building at the West Virginia State Fairgrounds Saturday to hear United States Senator Robert C. Byrd speak.