Archives for October 2019

Oak Hill man died in an ATV accident

An Oak Hill man died in an ATV accident in Fayette County. First responders say 62-year-old Thomas F. Medford lost control of his vehicle on a steep hill while on his way to take care of his hunting location. The accident occured near Beech Creek Hollow Road Sunday.

WVSP Lewisburg Accepting Unwanted Drugs This Saturday

State Police in Lewisburg on Greenbrier Rd is among the spots where the public can drop off unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs this weekend. Law enforcement officials are participating in the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Drug Take Back Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. Dropoff locations can be found online . The collection sites include sheriff, community police and state police offices, fire departments, and pharmacies and grocery stores. In addition, e-cigarette devices will be collected after the batteries are removed.

Lewisburg Leaf Drop Off, Pick Up Schedule

Within Lewisburg City limits residents may bag their leaves and place them at the curb alongside their regular trash for pick up on normal trash day. Please do not rake or blow leaves into the road, curb or ditch line. This will clog drains and injection wells. Bulk leaves may be dropped off at the city shop located on Feamster Road Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as long as there is no other debris or trash mixed in as they are used for compost material. Residential customers must sign in at the city shop prior to dumping leaves. This bulk leaf drop off service is not available to commercial lawn services.

Trick Or Treating In Lewisburg

Trick or Treating will be held on Thursday, October 31, 2019 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. in Lewisburg, WV at homes that have the porch light turned on. The Church Street, Court Street and Graham Addition residents have asked that parents not drive their children door to door because this creates a traffic/pedestrian hazard for those walking through the neighborhood. Participants are instead asked to park in a municipal parking lot or in the on-the-street-parking spaces located on Church and Court Streets and walk their children on these streets.

Gas Leak In Lewisburg

A gas leak in Lewisburg Wednesday. Fire crews were called out around noon to Court Street between Arbuckle Lane and Preston Blvd where construction happening caused a leak in a 3-inch gas line. Authorities evacuated nearby homes and Mountaineer Gas was working on making a repair and determining how much gas leaked in the accident.