Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 61 in Marion County, WV

  1. Need for School Reform Is Clear Need Is ClearRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 6 | The Intelligencer

    ... made noticeable improvements during recent years. Last week state Board of Education member Wade Linger, of Marion County, resigned. He said he did so because "it is impossible for the state board to be effective in carrying out its mission, under ...


  2. Oregon panel recommends firing anti-gay judgeRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Chicago Sun-Times

    A judicial panel recommended the removal of an Oregon judge, in-part for his refusal to marry same-sex couples. The Commission on Judicial Fitness and Disability voted unanimously to recommend the Oregon Supreme Court fire Marion County Circuit Court Judge Vance Day from the bench, penning a 48-page report, according to the Statesmen Journal .


  3. Fairmont police searching for suspect in alleged pharmacy robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | West Virginia Metro

    Police in Marion County are asking for the public's help in locating a man accused of robbing a Fairmont pharmacy of prescription drugs Tuesday night. The suspect came into the Rite Aid along Fairmont Avenue at around 7:15 p.m., allegedly said he had a gun and demanded narcotics.


  4. Marion County man pleads guilty to unlawful possession of firearmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 22 | West Virginia Metro

    John Basile, 64, of Fairview, West Virginia, pled guilty in federal court Friday to an Information charging him with one count of Possession of Stolen Firearms. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Perri prosecuted the case on behalf of the government, while U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael John Aloi presided.


  5. Board approves Marion County principal suspensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 20 | West Virginia Metro

    Lt. John Murphy said there was no physical evidence of a crime the day Furgason left the school. Prosecutors were considering the matter a personnel issue. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.


  6. Fraud charges against Harrison County commissioner dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Rachel Romano requested off the case due to the conflict of interest of working with the commission. Former Marion County Prosecutor Pat Wilson was then assigned the case and promptly requested off due to conflict of interest. He was previously ...


  7. Driver in Marion County likely to face DUI charges after found stuck on side of roadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A woman was recovering in the hospital Friday morning after emergency officials in Marion County say they found her unconscious on the side of the road the night before. She was found after trying to turn her vehicle around, when it got stuck on Boulevard Avenue in Fairmont, according to State Police.


  8. Fairmont men arrested in Marion County armed robbery investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Nathan Robert Knight, 22, of Fairmont, and Anthony Weingard, 24, are accused of holding up the Rich Oil Gas store on Pennsylvania Avenue in Fairmont at approximately 10 p.m. January 3. Police say Knight was a regular customer who robbed the store at knife point, while Weingard kept watch outside. The two fled on foot with $285.00 in cash.


  9. Marion County miner injured in early morning accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    HealthNet was called to the scene to take the unidentified person from the Margaret Portal along Margaret Road and fly them to Ruby Memorial Hospital. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.


  10. Police release description of suspect wanted in Marion County armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Having released a photo from the security footage, police in Marion County are seeking the public's help in finding a man wanted in connection to an alleged armed robbery. The individual who held up the Rich Oil Gas Station on Pennsylvania Avenue in Fairmont Sunday night was reportedly recognized as a regular customer.


  11. Multiple accidents reported on I-79 around Harrison County due to icy conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... through the morning from multiple location along the interstate from the Harrison/Lewis County line and into Marion County, according to WV 511. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West ...


  12. New Marion County judge to be sworn in on Jan. 6Read the original story

    Dec 21, 2015 | Marietta Times

    The West Virginia Supreme Court says Patrick N. Wilson will be sworn in at noon on Jan. 6 in the main courtroom of the Marion County Courthouse in Fairmont. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Wilson to replace Michael John Aloi, who stepped down to become a U.S. magistrate.


  13. Ohio man arrested in WV after discovery of crack cocaine, guns and cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... less than a week, faces felony drug charges. Deputies investigating a wreck and abandoned car on Route 310 in Marion County Monday at 3:00 a.m. quickly came across signs of something more. "Deputies arrived on scene and recovered a stolen handgun on ...


  14. Former postal worker pleads guilty to embezzling fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Ceressa B. Patterson, 29, of Fairview in Marion County was convicted of stealing funds from the United States Postal Service in federal court Thursday according United States Attorney William J. Ihlenfeld, II. Patterson, formerly employed at the Pentress, W.Va.


  15. Mother charged; infant treated for broken armRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... he had new and healing fractures in his arm, two black eyes and other bruises. The mother was arraigned in Marion County and was being held in the North Central Regional Jail on a $50,000 bond. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports ...


  16. Almanac for Sunday, Dec. 6, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | UPI

    ... 1971; and Heisman Trophy-winning NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel in 1992 (age 23). In 1907, in West Virginia's Marion County, an explosion in a network of mines owned by the Fairmont Coal Co. in Monongah killed 361 coal miners. It was the worst ...


  17. Elected officials take on child abuse, neglect issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... elected officials and community leaders to reduce the number of children that are victimized, specifically in Marion County. With that, she has put together a public forum as an avenue for people in the community to get involved, which was held at ...


  18. Marion County doctor pays $400,000 in fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Kuzbari, who operated out of Fairmont, requested fraudulent reimbursement claims for medical services not rendered from health care benefit programs including Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, and the Federal Employees Health Benefit Program. The False Claims Act is a law which allows the government to sue health care providers who submit false claims to federal health care benefit programs.


  19. One dead after weekend crash in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Police in Marion County have confirmed that one individual has died as a result of a vehicle accident over the weekend.


  20. Marion County freezes new hires to prepare for possible cutsRead the original story

    Nov 5, 2015 |

    As of Oct. 30, the West Virginia Department of Revenue says the state's general revenue collections were more than $91 million behind estimates. Commission president Randy Elliott says he's concerned about state grant funding that county departments receive.