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Beckley Register Herald (Newspaper) - July 11, 2015, Beckley, West Virginia Fallen world War la Pilot honoured Region i Rife a mining the future Southern Wost Virginia s sunday mining the future new series tee it up 35th bin memorial begins today sports i Pae in Herald Mobile saturday july in 2015 Beckley West Virginia a single copy $1.00birthplace of Rivers gains rapid support remains found in Eccles Are missing Man by Cody Neff Register he Hald reporter the i xxi of Travis Summers missing wince around May 7, 2014, Haw Bomi found according to a Beckley police detective. A there wan a body found in the snuffer Branch area of Eccles on Fob. 13,&Quot detective Morgan Bragg Waid. A those remains were went off to be identified a we recently got the results Back and the remains have been positively identified As the miss ing person Travis Summers a detective Bragg said Summers death is suspicious. A there were several aspects of the scene that showed foul play a Bragg said. A a we re investigating this As a suspicious death a Bragg said there Are some persons of interest in the investigation hut their names Are not being released at this time. West Virginia state police Are assisting with the investigation. A a we re asking anyone to come Salt missing 9a proponents of local National Monument Gatelana 1 a hat i a a a i a tonal for designation urge Manchin to take action Quot Quot Blit by Sarah Plummer Register Herald of por r president Barack Obama designated three new National monuments Friday a and while locals Praise the Protection of iconic places in California Texas and Nevada West virginians urge sen. Joe Manchin d w va., to help safeguard the Birthplace of six regional Rivers in the Monongahela National Forest. Hunters and fishermen were overwhelmingly supportive of recent National Monument designations Uke Berryessa Snow Mountain in Northern California which was designated Friday. Swing sportsmen support such designations in other regions gives advocates of the Birthplace of Rivers Monument movement Hope said Lee Orr chairman of the West Virginia Council of Trout unlimited. A sportsmen have been involved in Many efforts to protect we be never seen anything so inclusive As this National Monument proposal before a he said. A never before have be Many stakeholders from so Many different backgrounds come together with a common vision Tegt define a conservation proposal All West virginians can be proud of Hunters and anglers have led the Way in forming an unprecedented coalition to permanently preserve 120,000 acres of the dancing in the Park Kcf Onart with the school of Harmony leaps of Faith dance group wrap up their routine As the crowd in attendance looks on during Beckley s fridays in the Park series yesterday afternoon at Jim word memorial Park on Nevillle Street. The annual summer series features food vendors offering items for lunch and a variety of music and entertainment from country jazz Folk gospel Bluegrass blues reggae and dance. Monongahela National Forest where six regionally significant Rivers begin As the Birthplace of Rivers National Monument. Rivers starting at the proposed site Are the Cranberry Cherry Gauley Elk Williams and Greenbrier. Elected officials and coalition groups have been in Contact with Manchin and urge him to initiate the process of acquiring this National designation. National monuments must be designated by the president or through Congress. Lewisburg mayor John Manchester said a West virginians now need leadership from someone who not Only understands the value of protecting wild places but is also known for seeking common ground on issues like Public lands conservation. A rarely do we have the Chance to show off such spectacular resources on a National scale. Putting a Star on the map to highlight our cleanest see Rivers 9a Manchi Jim Ramey popular and very successful businessmen Dies one of a kind Beckley mourns the passing of Mel Hancock by Bill Archer for the Register Herald Bluefield a. James c. Ramey sr., one of tile regions most successful businessmen passed away at his Home in Bluefield va., surrounded by his family. Ramey 82, built a modest used car business into a family of seven do Al Herships in Virginia and West Virginia. A your Community suffered a great loss today with the Lassig of Jim Ramey Quot West i a Virginia state Senate pres Ramey ident Bill Cole said. A i have known Jim for a number of years. We have been competitors in the automobile business but our Competition has always been Good weather and positive. A Jim has been important in the lives of the Many people he has employed and their families As Well As the Man Good causes i has supported through the years a Cole said. A Jim will truly is in addition to serving As state Senate president Cole also owns automobile dealerships. A i lost an awful Good Friend today a Ralph a a Moon Mullins director of the Good Samaritan food pantry in Richlands va., said. A the was 82, and in a soon to he 83. We went to school together at Tazewell High school. During the War world War i we both drove school buses because there Wasny to any see Ramey a by Cody Noff reels of r Herald reporter Mel Hancock a real mover and Shaker in the Beckley Community has passed. A your hearts go out in sympathy to melts wife Tammy and his family a Beckley newspapers publisher Frank Wood said. A Mel was the epitome of a Public servant who tirelessly and passionately served his Community for Over four decades a from time to time Mel Hancock would Stop by the newspaper office. Ybur a ask him How he was and he would always Tell you a buddy pm wonderfully Mel was the kind of Guy who recognized the lords blessings that had been Given Hancock i top pow up a i to him. You could say he used those bless a related Ings to help out his obit on Community in any po0oga Way that he could. Mel often used his blessings to help the Community and his resume Hacks it up. He once dropped his resume off at the newspaper office and it was to pages thick single spaced. According to his resume head raised Over $13 million dollars for projects in Beckley. He rubbed elbows with senators and average Joes alike. A Mel was a one of a kind kind of Guy a Beckley Chick Fil a president Richard Jarrell said. A the was always so optimistic see Hancock a volume 136 number 20 partly sunny 50% Chance of Aas. Rain High 75 How 02 detail Page a 201 5 Reeper a ionic loin Vij $ sep i i jul t ult Hulu Trot Lime vim Pertev i Jiniv a. $19,500 % f Fri f / of inside today 1 a Aunch a Omasa num. 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