Barbour County Newswire

Barbour County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Barbour County, WV.

Results 1 - 20 of 307 in Barbour County, WV

  1. Tucker Fair to open TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    ... on Thursday night. Rocky & Nina are local natives who specialize in country, gospel and rock. On Friday, the Barbour County band the Soda Pop Gypsies will play at 4 p.m., offering a mix of musical genres over the decades. Michael Bonnett & the ...

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  2. Barbour County woman sentenced after exploiting nursing home residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources' Medicaid Fraud Control Unit announced Mary Jane Brown, of Belington, was sentenced on multiple felony counts in Randolph Circuit Court, including Medicaid fraud, financial exploitation and fraudulent schemes. The unit determined that over a four-year period, Brown had financially exploited 13 patients at an Elkins nursing home, stealing more than $50,000.

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  3. DOH: What's left of Carrollton Bridge 'salvageable'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Communications Specialist Carrie Jones said. "Clean up efforts are underway." The bridge, built in 1856 in Barbour County, went up in flames Aug. 10. The state Fire Marshal's Office has determined the blaze was intentionally set along with two other ...

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  4. Understanding Jim JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... s astonished me over and over again. More than once I have been stopped short by some part of ... Hello, from Barbour County! Summer is quickly drawing to a close. School begins on Aug. 15. There still is some ...

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  5. Submitted photo Home Free will take the stage at the Barbour County Fair on Aug. 31Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Inter-Mountain

    Home Free is an American a cappella group of five vocalists, Austin Brown, Rob Lundquist, Adam Rupp, Tim Foust, and Adam Chance.

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  6. Search continues for missing personRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 17 | The Inter-Mountain

    Chief Deputy B.M. Carpenter, of the Barbour County Sheriff's Department, confirmed that a search has been ongoing since Tuesday morning for Michael Anthony Johnson.

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  7. Barbour county woman charged with 3 counts of child concealmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | The Republican

    A Barbour County woman has been charged with three counts of felony child concealment following an incident on Tuesday in Philippi. Another person is under investigation in the case, according to Prosecutor Thomas Hoxie's office.

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  8. Search continues for missing Philippi manRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 16 | West Virginia Metro

    Barbour County Sheriff's Department is continuing to search for a 54-year-old Philippi man who has been missing since Thursday. The sheriff's department, along with several fire and rescue crews of both Barbour and Harrison counties, conducted a search for Michael Anthony Johnson, 54, Philippi, Tuesday.

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  9. Barbour Commission discusses funding requestRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Inter-Mountain

    The Barbour County Commission discussed a contribution request Monday made by the Barbour County Development Authority asking for quarterly contributions.

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  10. Tygart Valley River search related to missing person; nothing foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 15 | The Republican

    Barbour County law enforcement personnel and fire and rescue crews from Barbour and Harrison counties searched the Tygart Valley River near Arden for about seven hours Tuesday as part of an investigation related to a missing person case, according to officials. "The Philippi Fire Department was called to assist the sheriff's department with a missing person case about 11 a.m. Crews from Philippi, Belington, Junior and Nutter Fort volunteer fire departments, Barbour EMS, State Police and WVDNR all responded to the scene for assistance," Philippi Fire Chief Dave Utt said.

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  11. Covered wooden bridge burns in West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Bridge over the Buckhannon River in northern West Virginia was one of the two remaining covered bridges in Barbour County. The Philippi Covered Bridge burned in early 1980 when a gasoline spill caught fire and was rebuilt and reopened within three ...

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  12. Elsie - Arleene' Phillips BonnellRead the original story

    Monday Aug 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... & Care Center at Elkins. She had been in declining health. She was born Monday, Sept. 20, 1926, at Barbour County, a daughter of the late Willie Gay and Eva Beatrice Day Phillips. On Sept. 12, 1948, at Elkins, she was married to Stanley Bonnell, who ...

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  13. Investigators report progress in covered bridge arson fire probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 14 | West Virginia Metro

    A team of investigators is beginning to make some progress in its investigation of the Carrollton Covered Bridge fire in Barbour County, authorities said. Last Thursday night's blaze was actually one of three fires along the Buckhannon River that night.

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  14. Meeting MemosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 13 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in Elkins. ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION EXERCISE CLASSES will be at 9:30 a.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at Barbour County Senior Center. For more information, call Wanda at the center at 304-457-4545. BUCKHANNON QUILTERS AT HEART QUILT GUILD meets at ...

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  15. Covered bridge and cabin burn in BarbourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | The Inter-Mountain

    Firefighters from several area counties spent roughly four hours battling blazes that broke out at an historic covered bridge and nearby cabin in Barbour County.

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  16. Covered bridge's future uncertain following fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | West Virginia Metro

    Officials with the state Division of Highways say they expect a Barbour County covered bridge to be closed for several weeks after a fire late Thursday night. Engineers were do on the scene Friday afternoon at the Carrollton Covered Bridge on county Route 36 in Barbour County.

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  17. Barbour County covered bridge unusable after Thursday night fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 11 | West Virginia Metro

    Barbour County 911 officials said the Carrollton Covered Bridge is still standing but unusable after a fire that occurred late Thursday night.

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  18. Music & LaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 10 | The Inter-Mountain

    The rain didn't dampen the spirits of the Barbour County Relay For Life event or its survivors on Aug. 2. The fairgrounds in Belington were alive with music and laughter.

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  19. Edward R.L. DonaldsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 6 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Aug. 2, 2017, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born June 7, 1928, at Brownton, in Barbour County, a son of the late George Washington and Texie Marie (Smith) Donaldson. On Oct. 9, 1946, he married the former Glenda Jean Moore, who ...

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  20. Edward Richard Lee - Blue Eyesa DonaldsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 4 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, at his home, following an extended illness. He was born June 7, 1928, at Brownton, Barbour County, a son of the late George Washington and Texie Marie (Smith) Donaldson. Skidmore of Junior, Peggy Stevenson and Sherrie ...

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