*** Standalone p1 art for 6/28 issue: Carper Complex dedication

By The West Virginia Record | Jun 24, 2010

Carper Complex dedication

Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper, gray suit, receives a standing ovation from, left to right, Kanawha Circuit judges Carrie Webster, Jennifer Bailey and Tod J. Kaufman, state Supreme Court Chief Justice Robin Jean Davis, fellow Commissioner Hoppy Shores, Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford and follow Commissioner Dave Hardy on June 22 at the dedication of the county's new Justice and Public Safety Complex named in Carper's honor. The complex, which houses both the Kanawha County Prosecutor's and Sheriff's Offices, is in the old Appalachian Electric Power building on Virginia Street East in Charleston. Following donation to the county two years ago, renovations on the 54,000-square foot, 80-year-old building began in April 2009 and completed this April at a cost of $9 million. (Photos by Lawrence Smith)

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Kanawha County Sheriff Mike Rutherford, right, talks with Ivalou Barth, left, and Betty Morton following dedication of the W. Kent Carper Justice and Public Safety Complex in Charleston on June 22. The Complex, which houses both the Kanawha County Prosecutor's, and Sheriff's Offices, is in the old Appalachian Electric Power building on Virginia Street East in Charleston, and named in honor of long-time Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper.

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Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper receives a congratulatory hug from his parents Bill and Jean Carper following dedication of the county's new Justice and Public Safety Complex named in Carper's honor on June 22.

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Kanawha County Commissioner Kent Carper, left, showcases some of the features at the county's new Justice and Public Safety Complex named in his honor on June 22. The Complex, which houses both the Kanawha County Prosecutor's, and Sheriff's Offices, is in the old Appalachian Electric Power building on Virginia Street East in Charleston. Following AEP's donation to the county two years ago, renovations on the 54,000-square foot, 80-year-old building began in April 2009 and completed this April at a cost of $9 million.

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