Rufus Swimm, Paul Sexton, James Perry and Jeffrey Parker

Four more arrested in drug raid

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

WAYNE – Four more people have been taken into custody on drug charges by the Wayne County Sheriff’s Drug Enforcement Unit.

On Thursday, the unit, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s C.U.F.F.E.D. Task Force and the Wayne Police Department, arrested Rufus “Perky” Swimm of East Lynn, delivery of a controlled substance - heroin and conspiracy; Paul Sexton of East Lynn, aiding and abetting, delivery of a controlled substance - heroin and conspiracy; James “Gary” Perry of Wayne, two counts of delivery of a controlled substance - suboxone; Jeffrey “Keith” Parker of Lavalette, two counts of delivery of a controlled substance - heroin.

Keith was also carrying a concealed handgun when he was arrested.

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SKYPING – Students in Gary Wroblewski’s civics class at Spring Valley High School talk with Sen. Joe Manchin III via Skype. Manchin speaks to different high school students each week through the Internet program. WCN photo by Diane Pottorff

Sen. Manchin speaks to Spring Valley students through Skype

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

HUNTINGTON – Spring Valley High School social studies teacher Gary Wroblewski wants his students to understand what is happening in local, national and international events and to become involved in decisions for the future.

Wroblewski’s third- and fourth-period block civics class had the opportunity to speak with Sen. Joe Manchin III (D-W.Va.) via Skype Wednesday.

Students gathered in the school’s media center to watch Manchin address the U.S. Senate on the ISIS situation on C-SPAN, then asked questions on topics such as the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s regulations on coal, Medicare and Social Security, the Middle East, healthcare and illegal immigrants and the minimum wage.

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Three arraigned for roles in camera installation

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

WAYNE – Three men arrested on misdemeanors charges for their part in allegedly in placing a camera inside an auxiliary building on the campus of Wayne High School were arraigned in Wayne County Circuit Court Friday.

Judge James H. Young set a Nov. 13 trial date for Scott D. Followay, 42, Jeffrey L. Spence, 52, and James “Junior” Ramey III, 51, all of Wayne, who have been charged with one count each of trespassing in a structure or conveyance and destruction of property. They appeared with their attorney David Lockwood.

Young also set a recognizance bond of $2,000 for each defendant.

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Dreamland debt drains budget

BY MICHAEL HUPP
Staff writer

KENOVA – Dreamland Pool in Kenova is projected to start next year’s season $15,000 in debt, when and if, the community landmark opens next year.

Accountant Debbie Rabel informed Kenova City Council members that after reviewing the numbers from this year’s pool season, Dreamland suffered a $35,000 loss – as labor and food costs increased, while overall revenues decreased.

According to Rabel, the pool closed with $6,400 in the bank..

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EPA standards pressures Kenova City Council

BY JESSICA ROSS
Staff Writer

KENOVA – Three members of the URS Corporation presented information in connection with MS4 compliance to Kenova’s City Council Thursday evening.

The information was an overview of how URS, which is an engineering, design and construction firm, can assist Kenova’s Clean Water Board with compliance standards set by West Virginia’s DEP for handling storm water.

Members of Kenova’s Clean Water Board attended a conference at Marshall University hosted by URS during the day Thursday.

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