Boone County Newswire

Boone County Newswire

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

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  1. Ribbon cut on new Boone Memorial HospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    ... hope as well." The plans to build the new hospital originated at a time the coal industry was soaring and Boone County's coffers were flush with cash. The scenario changed radically over the course of the development of the new hospital and ...

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  2. AGa s office sues Madison pharmacy -Read the original story

    15 hrs ago | Logan Banner

    The West Virginia Attorney General's Office has filed lawsuit against a Boone County pharmacy alleging it provided nearly 10 million doses of highly addictive prescription painkillers in just 11 years - all for a county with fewer than 25,000 residents.

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  3. Dooley hearing postponed due to volume of emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Cincinnati.com

    ... 2014 trial for the murder of Michelle Mockbee. The case garnered national attention. In a hearing Thursday in Boone County Circuit Court, Dooley's attorney Deanna Dennison asked for more time to investigate emails and public records. "This is a ...

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  4. New financial literacy program launches for West Virginia studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    A junior political science major at Marshall University had help applying for financial aid through the West Virginia GEAR UP program before he became a college student. Specifically, Ikie Brooks from Uneeda credits Elizabeth Manuel, GEAR UP college access and success program director, with starting him out on the right financial track ahead of his graduation from Boone County's Scott High School.

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  5. Morrisey sues Boone pharmacy for dispensing over 10 million doses of painkillersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    State Attorney General is taking legal action against a Boone County pharmacy for allegedly providing nearly 10 million doses of prescription painkillers in just 11 years. Morrisey filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Boone County Circuit Court against Larry's Drive-In Pharmacy, of Madison, claiming the pharmacy "helped fuel the state's opioid prescription crisis," according to a news release.

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  6. Toddler found wandering in Boone County at 3 a.m.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | West Virginia Metro

    A Boone County man and woman face charges after a three year old baby wandered out of the family's home in Madison around 3 a.m. Wednesday. "Evidently the parents were asleep and the child got up and was able to exit the house and wandered off.

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  7. Students convert Capitol into a computer game and earn rewardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | West Virginia Metro

    ... a Microsoft representative. One of the winners, seventh-grader Madison McCloud of Madison Middle School in Boone County, said a lot of work (and fun) went into her Minecraft creation. She said her creation took a bit over a month to complete. "I ...

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  8. Man charged after single-vehicle crash on Worley StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | KMIZ

    A Columbia man is charged after a single-vehicle crash on West Worley Street near the Columbia Mall on Tuesday night. Christopher K. Crum, 37, was charged Wednesday by prosecutors in Boone County with one count of felony DWI as an aggravated offender.

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  9. Rock Creek Development Park: A vision for the futureRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Independent Herald

    For the past 30 years, I have looked at thousands of acres of flat land at the Hobet mine site in Boone and Lincoln counties and thought about the enormous possibilities those acres could bring about for West Virginia - if we ever had the opportunity. Today, opportunity is exactly what we have.

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  10. Shoppers out hours ahead of Cabela's Black Friday opening in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the holiday with planned deals, discounts and giveaways slated for Black Friday. On Friday, Butch Epling from Boone County was with some friends not far from the front of the line that began forming on Thanksgiving Day. According to Epling, they ...

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  11. Press box destroyed by fire -Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | Coal Valley News

    The Racine Fire Department responded to a fire at the Seth Midget Football League press box and storage building Sunday night, November 13 at the John Slack Park. The Boone County Sheriff's Department is asking for help from the public if they have any information on the fire to please contact them through private message on Facebook or call the non-emergency phone number 24 hours a day at 304-369-9913.

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  12. WVUa s Tony Gibson a Boone County productRead the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Logan Banner

    ... football game. Gibson has roots that run deep into the Mountain State. He grew up in southern West Virginia, Boone County, smack-dab in coal country. He attended tiny Van High School, a Class A school that is nestled between the hills in the middle ...

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  13. a oeTurkey Wobblea to fund In Action Project -Read the original story

    Friday Nov 18 | Logan Banner

    ... at Chapmanville Middle School, Holden Number 7 Freewill Baptist Church, Man Church of the Nazarene and in Boone County at Scott High School. "Now the biggest thing we need is volunteers to come out and help us. We need people to cook and we need ...

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  14. Marching band has a weekend to remember -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Coal Valley News

    Friday, November 4 at Scott Field, as preparations were in progress for senior night, the band received a visit from Wendell Hill, Dominion Resources Area Operations Supervisor for Southern West Virginia. Hill was there to present a check to the band boosters from The Dominion Foundation for $5,000.00 in support of the band and musical arts in Boone County.

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  15. WVUa s Gibson a Boone Co. productRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 15 | Coal Valley News

    Courtesy Photo/WVU Sports Tony Gibson is pictured before a Mountaineer football game. The successful WVU defensive coordinator is a native of Boone County and graduate of Van High School.

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  16. Stop It: Intimidation, harassment of minorities must stopRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 14 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and a press box and storage facility containing thousands of dollars worth of equipment burned to the ground in Boone County, with the words It should be noted that both women involved in the Clay County incident have apologized; and no motive has ...

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  17. Ashford shooting results in two deaths -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Coal Valley News

    Deputies with the Boone County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene of a possible murder Friday night around midnight. During the course of the investigation it was determined Adkins had possession of the victim's vehicle and was attempting to evade law enforcement.

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  18. Funds for outdoor theater received -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | Coal Valley News

    The Boone County Commission was presented with the Land and Water Conservation Grant in the amount of $60,000 Tuesday, November 1. Back Row Left: Boone County Commissioners Mickey Brown, Eddie Hendricks , and Altholl Halstead. Front Row Left: Melissa Legg Assistant Director of Parks and Recreation, Jenna Jeffrey representative from Governor Tomblin's office, Kris Mitchell Director of the Boone County Community and Economic Development Corporation and Russell Thomas Director of Parks and Recreation.

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  19. Man wins finale at VanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Logan Banner

    ... on defense as Man defeated Van 46-7 in the regular season finale at Van High School's Herschel Jarrell Field in Boone County. Osborne rushed for two touchdowns and returned an interception and a fumble for the Hillbillies, which closed out the ...

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  20. Rock Creek Development Park -Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | Coal Valley News

    Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin announced Thursday, October 27, that the Hobet economic development project in Southern West Virginia will be known as Rock Creek Development Park. Through a public-private approach, the state has reached agreement with local landowners, who are donating developable acreage to the state, on more than 12,000 acres in Boone and Lincoln counties.

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