According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard July 12 and 13 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent:

The court granted a continuance in the case the State vs Leanna Woodhouse, 42, of Marlinton.

A non-jury trial was held in the case the State vs Thomas Harry Sayre, 46, of Arbovale, wherein the court returned a guilty verdict of one count of assault on a school employee. Sentencing is set for September 5.

An evidentiary hearing was set in the case the State vs Kiana Woodhouse, 20, of Marlinton, to determine if Facebook messages will be allowed as evidence in the defendant’s July 19 trial.