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In celebration of National Nursing Home Week, residents of the Wyoming Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, in New Richmond, participated in their second annual Wheelchair Parade Thursday afternoon. The staff and residents worked all day to decorate the wheelchairs. Their creations are paraded in front of Wyoming County East High School, located next door, and the students and staff pick the top three winners, according to Mary Nelson, activities coordinator at the center.
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Murder cases moving forward
Two Wyoming County murder cases will move forward, following indictments by the most recent grand jury, according to Prosecuting Attorney Micheal Cochrane.
State education chief tours county schools
Dr. James B. Phares, superintendent of West Virginia Schools, talked with Wyoming County Schools officials Thursday morning, toured the county Career and Technical Center and presented a medallion from the West Virginia Board of Education and the West Virginia Department of Education to one of the center’s outstanding students — Russell Brooks.
Tennant, Denver speak at Mullens chamber gala
Natalie Tennant, West Virginia Secretary of State, and Dreama Denver, widow of well-known actor Bob Denver, were the speakers during the Mullens Area Chamber of Commerce dinner Tuesday evening.
Advocates go to bat for crime victims
Since its inception in 1998, the Wyoming County Victim’s Advocate office, an adjunct of the prosecuting attorney’s office, has served thousands of crime victims.