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The resolution, approved 20-10, draws on Article V of the U.S. Constitution to call for a convention of the states to set a limit on the number of terms someone can serve in the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate.

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Police are working to identify the make and model of the second vehicle which left the scene. The people in the F-150 said that the dark-colored vehicle was in the opposite lane. They collided and the F-150 overturned into the ditch.

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Gravely belongs to the Dirty Money Gang that operates in the Bluefield area to sell controlled substances (drugs), Horn stated in the report. Horn had warrants, but they had not been served on him as of Thursday. Gravely also faces charges of first-degree murder, armed robbery and conspiracy to commit a felony.

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Justin McKinley Mitchelson, 31, was brought before Magistrate William Holroyd for a preliminary hearing. Mitchelson was arrested Jan. 9 along with John Michael Wimmer, 25, and charged with felony animal cruelty, a charge which carries a sentence of one to five years in prison.

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A local man who told deputies that the Centers for Disease Control advised him to strangle his infected dog is now facing an animal cruelty charge in Virginia. The case started when the Tazewell County Sheriff's Office received a call from witnesses who saw a man choking his dog, Sheriff Brian Hieatt said.

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A house is a total loss following an early morning fire in Bluefield. According to Captain Shannon Akers of the Bluefield Fire Department, a call came in at 7:04 a.m. regarding a house fire at 504 West Cumberland Road. 

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Rescue dogs could soon become West Virginia's official state dog under a proposal approved Tuesday in the Senate. The resolution, sponsored by Sens. Ryan Weld and Stephen Baldwin, says it seeks to bring attention to dogs living in the more than 500 animal shelters in the state.

This Week's Circulars



11 a.m., at Roselawn Funeral Home in Princeton. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens, Princeton.

2 p.m., at Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield. Burial will follow at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.

11 a.m., at the G.E. Davis Chapel of Fredeking Funeral Service in Oakvale. Burial will follow at the Neely Family Cemetery, Princeton.

1 p.m., at the Fairview Christian Community Church near Princeton. Burial will follow at Oakwood Cemetery, Princeton.