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Justice to deliver State address today

CHARLESTON — Gov. Jim Justice will deliver his fourth State of the State Address at 7 p.m. today to a joint session of the West Virginia Legislature in the House of Delegates chamber.

The Dominion Post will provide a link of the live stream of the address on its Facebook page and at And the address will be broadcast live on the West Virginia Public Broadcasting channel. Audio from the address will be broadcast live on West Virginia Public Radio.

Newburg Council will meet Tuesday

Due to weather conditions, Newburg Council rescheduled its meeting to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Michigan man sentenced for drugs

CLARKSBURG — Jerel Seahorn, of Detroit, Mich., was sentenced recently to 30 months incarceration for drug distribution, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced.

Seahorn, also known as “L,” 33, pleaded guilty to one count of distribution of heroin in August 2019. Seahorn admitted to selling heroin in March 2018 in Monongalia County.

Assistant U.S. Attorney Zelda E. Wesley prosecuted the case on behalf of the government. The Mon Metro Drug & Violent Crimes Task Force, a HIDTA-funded initiative, and the West Virginia State Police investigated.

Retired employees to meet at Shoney’s

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees, Mountaineer chapter, will meet at 11:30 a.m. today for lunch at Shoney’s Restaurant in Sabraton.

The presentation will be Estate Planning for Feds — Ways to Protect Your Assets.

All federal employees and retirees are welcome.

UUFM will celebrate Beginnings & Endings

Sunday, Jan. 12 at 10:45 a.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Morgantown, we will celebrate Endings and Beginnings.  Jim Williams and Susan Musick-Williams will lead us in an annual ceremony recognizing the births and passings of those in our lives and in our world that have meaning to us.  At 3 p.m. that afternoon, the Community Dinner folks will be holding a monthly potluck at UUFM.  Please come and enjoy. Info: 304-906-1014.

Bruceton UMC hosts soup sale

Bruceton United Methodist Church, on Union Street in Bruceton Mills, will host a soup sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 18, until the soups are gone.

Soups available will be chili, potato, vegetable beef and bean. Eat in will be a freewill offering. Cost is $5 a quart, to take home.

PFLAG meeting set for Tuesday

PFLAG Morgantown will host its January meeting from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the First Presbyterian Church on Spruce Street. All are welcome to attend.

PFLAG is an organization for Parents/Partners, Family/Friends and other Allies of the LGBTQIA+ community and provides support, information and outreach to foster understanding and acceptance for all.

Info: and on the group’s Facebook page, PFLAG Morgantown.

Lyme Community meets on Jan. 19

The North Central West Virginia Lyme Community will meet at 2 p.m.  Jan. 19 at Shoney’s in Sabraton. The group provides support to Lyme Disease patients and their families.


Registration open for nutrition classes

WVU-Monongalia County Family Nutrition Program Instructor Belinda Nicholas is taking registrations for a free four-evening series of nutrition education classes.

These classes will be taught from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 10-13 at the WVU-Mon County Extension Office. Seating is limited.  The new extension office is at 270 Mylan Park Lane, Suite 250, off of Chaplin Road.

To sign up, call 304-291-7201.