Summers County Courthouse News: January 28 through February 3

NOTE: No Marriage Certificates were filed in Summers County between Jan. 28 and Feb. 3. The following Death Certificates were filed in Summers County between Jan. 28 and Feb. 3: The following Land Transfers were filed in Summers County between Jan. 28 and Feb. 3:

Jeanie Cales-Gunter

If it’s going on in Summers County, Jeanie Cales-Gunter is somehow involved. A long-time community champion, Jeanie is always lending a helping land in her beloved home among the hills. She’s a loving mom, grandmother, sister, great grandmother, teacher and friend. As her nomination read, “You will never be forgotten or left out when you’re […]

Gore’s Auto Body closes after 50 good years in business 

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Fifty years ago, Mike Gore wasn’t happy. He was 21 years old and tried college at West Virginia University and Concord College. “It wasn’t for me,” he says.  He heard about an autobody class being taught by Summers County Schools. He enrolled in evening classes, and immediately loved it. When he […]

John Henry’s strength abides in Talcott community

By Jeffrey Kanode for RealWV, (TALCOTT, WVa)—John Henry lives forever in the fog lingering between history and myth, his narrative always emanating from the sometimes porous boundaries between fact and fiction. Perhaps the details of that story and the themes those details embody are of first importance, more critical even that concrete history, cold reality. […]

Kirk’s Restaurant reopens in Hinton

By Jeffrey Kanode, for RealWV The New River widens as it rolls through Hinton, flowing toward the dam. Sitting beside the river, Kirk’s Restaurant has fed the community and served as a gathering place since 1977. Proctor Kirk established the business and operated it until 1993, when Wayne and Kathy Rice took ownership. The couple […]

Summers County Lady Bobcats roll in opening round of state tourney

By Staff, RealWV The AA #1 ranked Summers County Lady Bobcats rolled to a 46-29 victory over Frankfort in the opening round of the state tournament Wednesday night. See below for a photo gallery from the game. Up next, the top-ranked Lady Bobcats play #5 Charleston Catholic on Friday at 11:15am.

Runaway found with ‘barely a scratch on him’

By WV Metronews Staff Summers County Sheriff Justin Faris tells MetroNews an 11-year-old boy from Jumping Branch is going to be okay after running away from home and spending the cold night exposed to conditions. A large search party found the boy Friday afternoon. Sheriff Faris said he was relieved and thankful. “We were really […]