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Route 79 Interchange renamed for fallen officer
MT. MORRIS – There was a sea of blue in Greene County Wednesday afternoon as law enforcement officers from across West Virginia joined with their brethren in Pennsylvania at the dedication of the Sgt.
Gas field illnesses probed
Environmental groups are rounding up stories of sickness in the shale fields, following reports of inaction by the state Department of Health.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
McDonald man faces drug charges after sona s arrest
A McDonald man faces drug charges after borough police found bottles of marijuana seeds and fertilizer when they went to his home looking for his son, who was wanted in a Greene County burglary.
Rain Day reaches far beyond Greene
Tara Kinsell / Observer-Reporter Elijah Clark, 6, and Lillah Clark, 7, of Washington have fun feeding a baby pig at the petting zoo on Rain Day.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Personal care an option for Alzheimer's and dementia patients
For the last 20 years, Nancy Haney has operated a personal care home in Rices Landing, Greene County, caring for people who can't care for themselves.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Museum field trip highlight of summer school program
James “Fuzzy” Randolph, curator of the Paul R. Stewart Museum at Waynesburg University, shows off some of the geological specimens in its collection to Jefferson-Morgan Elementary students Paige Phillips and Jerry Presock.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Cumberland man wanted for daytime burglary
CARMICHAELS– Cumberland Township Police Department is seeking help in securing the apprehension of a man charged with one of five daytime burglaries committed in Carmichaels this month.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Pageants a part of countya s fabric
Beginning at 4 p.m. at the Jefferson-Morgan High School auditorium, five Greene County girls ages 15, 16 and 17 will model sportswear and evening gowns and dance and sing their hearts out, all hoping after several grueling hours of pageantry to wear the Miss Rain Day crown.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Greene Couple to be extradited for triple homicide in W.Va.
WAYNESBURG – A Greene County man who allegedly told an acquaintance, “I told you I would get them back,” in relation to a triple homicide on Jan. 13 in Littleton, W.Va., now faces first-degree murder charges, along with his girlfriend, in Wetzel County, W.Va.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Making It Here a " Brewing beer with A&M Wine Supplies
The southwestern-most corner of Pennsylvania is brimming with energy, and not just the bounty accessed through Marcellus Shale.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
One killed in Greene Co. accident
The driver of a tanker truck was killed Wednesday when his truck and a sport utility vehicle collided shortly after 1 p.m. on Route 188, one mile north of Clarksville Road in Jefferson Township, Greene County, state police said.
The Citizens' Voice
Mellow Capitol portrait now includes conviction
The Capitol portraits of one-time Senate President Pro Tempore Robert Mellow and three former House speakers who went to prison for various corruption convictions are now marked by new plaques telling their legal misdeeds.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Hospital wanderer pleads in unrelated case
Ryan Avery-Vaughn Tyler walks into court Tuesday where he pleaded guilty to theft by unlawful taking, receiving stolen property and theft from a motor vehicle.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Fire extinguished at well site
Tara Kinsell/Observer-Reporter Flames could be seen above a tree line and a loud woosh sound could be heard coming from a gas well fire off of Lightner Run Road in Rogersville Monday afternoon.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Earning scholarships and aiding the community
After graduating seniors at high schools in Washington and Greene counties pick up diplomas and begin preparing for their next adventures in life, we learn of scholarship awards and achievements that perhaps went unnoticed in many commencement stories.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The secrets behind berry picking
The most recent jars of black raspberry jam, canned by berry picker Jackie Workman of Carmichaels, from her 2014 crop.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Bridge between counties named for retired war hero
From left Lizzie Keys, 9, her father Ret. Lt. Gen. William M. Keys, state Rep.Pam Snyder and state Sen. Tim Solobay at the dedication of the Route 88 bridge in Millsboro in Keys' honor.
Jacktown Fair Queen to relinquish title
WIND RIDGE – If you live in the western part of Greene County, going to the Jacktown Fair is just something you do, no matter how old your are.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Mary Jane Kent named Jacktown Fair parade grand marshal
JACKTOWN – A Wind Ridge woman who has been a lifelong supporter of the Jacktown Fair was named grand marshal of the annual Jacktown Fair parade.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
The Wall Street Journal: Rice Energy strikes $336 million deal for Marcellus assets
Appalachia gas driller Rice Energy Inc. has agreed to purchase about 22,000 acres of land and 12 developed Marcellus shale wells in western Pennsylvania in a $336 million deal, the company said Monday.