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NOV. 16

n The annual Holiday Craft Fair at Premier Bank in Madison will be held on Nov. 16, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the bank lobby. There will be lots of handmade items excellent for gift giving or to decorate your home. Also baked items, candies, etc.

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Republicans will hold both positions as members of the West Virginia House of Delegates from District 22.

Incumbent Zack Maynard and challenger Joe Jeffries, both Republicans, defeated Democrats Gary McAllister and Bill Bryant and Independent incumbent Jeff Eldridge. District 22 includes parts of Boone, Lincoln, Logan and Putnam counties.

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Property transfers

Stephanie L. Abrams to Logan Bank and Trust, Lot, Danville

Keith N. Stephens, Jr., Rita E. Elkins & Pamela Bowman to James Smith, Jr., 20 acres, Horse Creek

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CHARLESTON - Daniel Tucker, 26, said he can't remember how many times he tried to quit opioids, but now he's on his longest stretch of sobriety.

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MADISON - Boone County Circuit Judge Will Thompson has a positive outlook - even in defeat.

Thompson garnered just 5.84 percent of the vote on a bloated ticket for West Virginia Supreme Court Division 2. Republican Evan Jenkins took the race with 36 percent of the votes.

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MADISON - The Madison City Council met for its regular session on Nov. 5 and one of the topics of discussion was a crumbling sidewalk near Madison Baptist Church on Second Avenue.

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TOPEKA, Kansas - James Thomas Holstein grew up on a small farm in Ridgeview and graduated from Sherman High School in 1953 where he served on the speech and debate clubs. He makes his home in Topeka, Kansas, today - but his suitcase boasts many stickers from his travels around the globe in the U.S. Air Force.

BOONE COUNTY - Democrat Brett Kuhn defeated Republican Joy Underwood for a seat on the Boone County Commission on Nov. 6, which will replace a retiring Mickey Brown, who served three terms.

The Coal Valley News Pigskin Pickers will primarily pick high school football games in southern West Virginia (but can pick any game) and West Virginia University, Marshall University and college bowl games. (1) extra point will be given to any picker who picks the exact score of any game. A tally will be kept after each week and a champion will be crowned after college bowl season.

BOONE COUNTY - District 7 Democrat West Virginia State Senator Dr. Ron Stollings and District 23 Democrat House of Delegates member Rodney Miller will retain their seats following the Nov. 6 election.

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MADISON - It all started with one person who had a need.

"We have one person in our congregation who needs deaf interpreting for church," said Madison Baptist Church Pastor Jim Butcher. "That's what got us started down this road."

From staff and wire reports

CHARLESTON - Suspended West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals Justice Allen Loughry has submitted his resignation to Gov. Jim Justice, who accepted the resignation, according to a news release from the Governor's Office on Saturday.

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SETH - With a 44-8 opening round playoff win over Parkersburg Catholic at Zontini Field last week, the Sherman High football team is preparing for a quarterfinal clash with the Midland Trail Patriots at the Greenbrier East football facility this Friday at 7:30 p.m.

SETH — Sherman High used a smothering defense and a powerful rushing attack to defeat Parkersburg Catholic, 44-8 in the opening round of the Class A playoffs at Zontini Field in Seth.

BOONE COUNTY — District 7 Democrat West Virginia State Senator Dr. Ron Stollings and District 23 Democrat House of Delegates member Rodney Miller will retain seats after the Nov. 6 election.

BOONE COUNTY — Democrat Brett Kuhn defeated Republican Joy Underwood for a seat on the Boone County Commission on Nov. 6, which will replace a retiring Mickey Brown, who served three terms.

In an eventful week for Boone County volleyball, the Sherman High Lady Tide made waves as the team advanced to the regional tournament. The Seth side fought hard along the way, facing difficult opposition in a series of best-of-five games, but the team held its ground and pulled off enough victories to ensure more games in the road ahead.