Deputies To Be Honored Today

At today's Kanawha County Commission meeting, the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office will honor two employees for recently helping save lives. Sergeant Justin H. Thaxton prevented a woman from attempting suicide, and Tax Division Deputy Christine Shamblin assisted an interstate traveler who had received a life threatening bee sting until an ambulance arrived to take that person to the hospital. Sheriff John Rutherford will make a presentation at the meeting to honor the two.