Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 124 in Marion County, WV

  1. WVUTeach receives more funding to train math and science teachersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 23 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Campbell, WVU assistant professor of math education. WVUTeach will create a partnership with the Doddridge and Marion County school districts to support several new high school teachers over the next four years. "So the ability to work with some ...

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  2. Stolen vehicle report leads to high speed chase through three countiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | West Virginia Metro

    ... report from Elkins. Troopers were spotted headed northbound on Interstate 79 from Harrison County, through Marion County and on to Monongalia County between 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21. According to Corporal Steve Swiger, Pennsylvania ...

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  3. Developing: Car and foot pursuit ends in two arrests in Barbour CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | West Virginia Metro

    The West Virginia State Police and other assisting law enforcement agencies captured two people Thursday, at least one of whom is wanted on drug charges in Marion County. The men led law enforcement on a low-speed chase through Belington before noon, Thursday.

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  4. Toni Poling is 2017 West Virginia Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | West Virginia Metro

    ... can move forward," said Toni Poling, an 11th and 12th grade English teacher at Fairmont Senior High School in Marion County. Poling was named the 2017 West Virginia Teacher of the Year during a ceremony, hosted by Governor Jim Justice's Office, at ...

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  5. Teacher of the Year to be presented new car, checkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Gov. Jim Justice's office will present West Virginia's 2017 Teacher of the Year with a new car and a check Wednesday at the state Capitol. Toni Poling, an English teacher at Fairmont Senior High School in Marion County, has been honored with the award.

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  6. Marion County woman indicted in 2016 accidental shooting deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | West Virginia Metro

    The Marion County Grand Jury returned an indictment against Amy Lynn Jones, 39, of Fairmont, in connection with an incident last year that led to the accidental shooting death of a 16-year-old Fairmont Senior High School student. Last June, police say Jones had passed out from drug use with five juveniles in her home.

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  7. Charles - Junior' - Charlie' Sterling Piercy Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Power Pioneers; was a member of both Mannington Moose Lodge and Fraternal and Benevolent Order of Elkins; and Marion County Life Long Learners. He believed very strongly in making sure that people of position and leadership were held accountable for ...

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  8. This week in West Virginia History -Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 3 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... delivering more than 1,800 babies. Feb. 5, 1890: Coach Eli Camden ''Cam'' Henderson was born in Joetown, Marion County. He is a revered figure in Marshall University sports history. Feb. 5, 1941: Actor David Lynn Selby was born in Morgantown. His ...

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  9. Alecto Healthcare Services purchases Ohio Valley Medical, East Ohio Regional facilitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... will be Alecto's second operation in the region. In 2014, Alecto acquired Fairmont Regional Medical Center in Marion County. The company invested into the facility, which led to it becoming the only hospital in West Virginia to be named as a top ...

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  10. Marion County sex abuser convicted of multiple feloniesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Robert Thomas, 47, was arrested in April 2016 after a young girl, 6 years old at the time, told Sgt. Adam Scott with the West Virginia State Police Crimes Against Children Unit her mother's live-in boyfriend abused her "every time mommy goes to work".

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  11. The Historic George Pinkney Morgan HouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2017 | Morgantown

    ... lives beside the wide, shallow river anyway. David and Zackquill among them are local legend today - David in Marion County and Zackquill in Monongalia. Many of the stories are hard to confirm, but the men's clear hand in the region's future seems ...

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  12. Marion County judge sentences repeat felon to life in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... a firearm while being a prohibited person according to the Fairmont Police Department. Prosecutors in Marion County filed to have Tilley sentenced as a recidivist, a person with at least two prior felony convictions. A November 16, 2016 trial proved ...

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  13. Marion Co. road reopens after rock slideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A section of U.S. Route 250 in Marion County closed due to a landslide is scheduled to reopen to traffic January, 17, 2017 at approximately 4:00 p.m. Division of Highways maintenance forces and Grant Coal Company, the adjacent property owner, partnered to stabilize the hillside between Holbert Road and Mary Lou Retton Drive . Grant Coal Company used an excavator to push unstable material from the slope onto the roadway.

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  14. Fires have claimed 5 lives in West Virginia so far this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... according to information from investigators. On Wednesday, a woman who was 75 died in a house fire in Marion County. Last Saturday, there was a fire fatality in Wayne County. "We've seen a lot of seniors lose their lives, 65+ all the way up to the ...

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  15. Woman dead following standoff with authoritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... gunshot wound following a standoff with law enforcement Thursday evening, police said. According to Marion County Sheriff's Office deputies, the incident started Thursday afternoon with a "well-being check" prompted by family members of the woman. ...

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  16. Fire claims life in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A 75-year-old woman died in a fire in Marion County Wednesday evening, according to investigators with the state Fire Marshal's Office.

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  17. Pennsylvania murder suspect appears in Marion Co. courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... been stabbed to death in her home. Bartlett reportedly stole the woman's car and was spotted in Mannington in Marion County following the crime. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West ...

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  18. Parents express concern about new administrator at Marion County schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A number of Marion County parents expressed concerns to the local Board of Education during a Monday night meeting over the transfer of the embattled former Fairmont Senior High School Principal to a new position. Nick Bryan, a parent who's children attend Rivesville Elementary and Middle School, said the board's decision to transfer former FSHS Principal Richard T. Furgason to an administrative role at the Rivesville school was a mistake.

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  19. Beef jerky facility sued over finger cutting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | Bakery & Snacks

    ... violated the Occupational Safety and Health Act. The beef jerky factory, which is now closed, is located in Marion County, West Virginia, according to the court order. When a food processer working at the facility, Michele Butler-Savage, heard ...

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  20. Fairmont cancer survivor, ACA exchange counselor 'hopeful' about health care law futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    "All the pieces need to work" is the reminder a Marion County cancer survivor and certified application counselor for those seeking health insurance on the exchange created in the Affordable Care Act is offering with a possible law repeal pending. "It's really important to get all the pieces right because there's real people who are benefiting from this," Mina Schultz said as members of the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives move forward with the GOP-promised dismantling of Obamacare.

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