A former member of the West Virginia Legislature has died. Thais Blatnick of Wheeling was 96.
Blatnik served in the West Virginia Senate from 1977-78 and 1980-1986. She served in the House of Delegates from 1989-1996.
The State Journal reports Blatnick, Democrat, was known for working to help children and fighting for women’s rights.
Funeral services will be held Friday in Wheeling.