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KPD looking for suspects in home assaults

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

KENOVA – Kenova Police are looking for two men who are considered to be armed and dangerous after two elderly residents were assaulted and robbed Sunday and Monday.

Police Chief Ray Mossman is asking residents to check on elderly neighbors who live alone as it seems the suspects are targeting this type of victim.

Mossman said the first reported attack occurred about 11 p.m. Sunday at a residence in the 1500 block of Poplar Street.

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ICE CHUNKS – Chunks of ice remained along W.Va. 152 Monday following the flooding of Twelvepole Creek in the Dunlow area Sunday. Water with the chunks of ice spilled over the creek bank and flooded sections of W.Va, 152. Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways and volunteers moved the ice to the side of the roadway after the flood waters subsided. WCN photo by Diane Pottorff

UNSOLD – Kenova officials go back to the drawing board after an auction failed to sell the old Kenova Elementary School property Saturday. Opening bid started at $600,000 for the city block and old elementary school building, but no one again showed up to bid. This is the third time the city has attempted to auction the property without any bidders. HD file photo

Old Kenova Elementary School property remains unsold, again

BY MICHAEL HUPP
Staff writer

KENOVA – Kenova city officials will go back to the drawing board this week after a third auction failed to sell the old Kenova Elementary School property Saturday afternoon leaves the property in the city’s hands.

Opening bid started at $600,000 for the city block and old elementary school building, but no one again showed up to bid at Saturday’s auction.

This is the third time the city has attempted to auction the property without any bidders.

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Designs submitted, waiting on approval from SBA

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

WAYNE – Approval of a change order at the Ceredo-Kenova Elementary construction site was tabled during Tuesday’s Wayne County Board of Education meeting after members said they wanted more information and why the Clerk of the Works had not approved it.

The change order was for addition backfill work to be done at the school site for $27,887.

But, when members asked why the order had not been approved by Ronnie Jarrell, ZMM architect David Ferguson said he did not know.

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Water pipe break damages gym floor

By DIANE POTTORFF
Staff Writer

KENOVA – A gym floor that had seen many sporting events will now have to be replaced following a water leak that flooded the building.

A coupling in the sprinkler system at the former Buffalo High School gym broke sometime Saturday and flooded the entire building, causing the gym floor to be damaged, said Wayne County Schools Buildings and Maintenance Director Matt Stanley.

“The floor is a total loss,” Stanley said. “This was not caused by freezing pipes.” Kindergarten and pre-k students attend class in the building but were not in school Monday.

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