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Charges filed in deadly Barbour County accident
State Police arrested Janel Sturm, 28, of Beden, Pa. on Thursday on two counts of driving under the influence causing death and one count of child neglect resulting in death.
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Area man pleads not guilty to sex assault
A Belington man accused of having sexual intercourse with a mentally disabled woman was among four individuals who were arraigned in Barbour County Circuit Court Monday.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Do Good Weekend slated at AB
Alderson Broaddus University will host its third annual Do Good Weekend April 11-13.
Businesses honored at chamber dinner
Local business owners and residents packed Heiner Hall Cafeteria on the Alderson Broaddus University campus Friday for the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet Guest speaker for the dinner was Larry Cavallo, vice president for exploration and development of Consol Energy.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
West Virginia Broadcasters Association Holds Annual Awards Ceremony
We have a lot to celebrate at Eyewitness News this weekend. The annual West Virginia Broadcasters Association Awards were held Saturday night and many of our reporters took home some hardware.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Competency evaluation ordered for jailed man
A Belington man accused of attempting to beat the devil out of a former girlfriend he believed was possessed will undergo a competency evaluation.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Interim sheriff nominees selected
Four individuals vied to become one of three nominees for interim sheriff at a Barbour County Democratic Executive Committee meeting Friday.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Barbour grand jury indicts 12
Of 12 indictments returned by a Barbour County grand jury Wednesday, four involved sexual abuse or assault - including the indictment of a Belington man who allegedly attempted to beat the devil out of his girlfriend.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Ruf will sing at annual banquet
Jana Ruf, a teacher at the Belington Elementary School, will sing familiar songs of West Virginia during the annual banquet meeting of the Barbour County Chamber of Commerce.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Boos & Applause
Editor's note: During the course of a week, issues are covered that might not lend themselves to full editorial comment, but they are worthy of The Inter-Mountain weighing in - pro, con or neutral.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Barbour County Sheriff John Hawkins pleaded guilty to one count of mail fraud Thursday in federal court and was forced to resign his law enforcement post.
Water Company Says MCHM Below 10 Parts Per Billion
Flushing and testing continues in the 9 counties affected by the West Virginia water crisis.
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Charges against lawyer, investigator dropped
According to media outlets, Harrison County Circuit Judge John Lewis Marks Jr. granted a motion by prosecutors to drop the case after two key witnesses died from apparent heroin overdoses.
Water Crisis A Major Topic At Manchin Town Hall
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin brought local and national politics together at a town hall meeting on Thursday night.
Officials: Replacement process is underway
A Barbour County Commissioner said steps already are underway to replace former Sheriff John Hawkins, who resigned Thursday as part of a plea deal in federal court.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Body Found In Wayne County
West Virginia State Police say a body has been found in Wayne County. The body was found in the area of Oak Lane in Spring Valley at about 9:30 p.m. Thursday.
WV Legislative Branches At Odds On Budget
The House of Delegates and Senate are at odds on how best to balance West Virginia's budget.
W.Va. sheriff resigns, pleads guilty to mail fraud in false claim over staged auto accident
Barbour County Sheriff John Hawkins resigned Thursday and pleaded guilty to a federal charge that he staged an automobile accident to receive an insurance payment of nearly $8,300.
Judge drops indictments against pair
Motions to dismiss indictments against a Wheeling area attorney and a Barbour County investigator have been granted by a Harrison County Circuit Court judge.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
911 mapping decision tabled
Philippi City Council is still undecided about whether or not to opt out of the E911 addressing and mapping system.