Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

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

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  1. Driver transported to hospital after tractor trailer rolls on I-79 in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 31 | West Virginia Metro

    A single vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer, resulted in the driver being transported to the hospital and traffic delays. Crews responded to the scene near the 137 southbound mile marker at approximately 12:19, according to Marion County 911.

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  2. Weirton Selects New City ManagerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | The Intelligencer

    ... looking for roots. I think Weirton is that place." In recent years, Blosser has served on the boards of the Marion County Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Fairmont Parks Commission, the Fairmont Police Civil Service Commission, the Harrison ...

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  3. Marion County suspects admits to molesting childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 28 | West Virginia Metro

    A Marion County man, who'd fled the state amid allegations of sexual abuse, is in jail in West Virginia on an $800,000 bond. Robert Richards, 66, went on a multi-state run when he learned a 5 year old family member told police she'd been abused.

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  4. Speed a factor in Marion County fatality; investigation continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Virginia Metro

    The Marion County Sheriff's Department leads the investigation into the Rivesville wreck that killed Jeremiah Varner, 31, Sunday evening. Varner crashed his 2006 Dodge Ram 2500 about 6 p.m. on Fairmont Road not far from the Paw Paw fairgrounds.

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  5. Extradition set for Marion Co. sex abuse suspect who fled to VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | West Virginia Metro

    State police expect an accused child abuser who fled Marion County to be back in West Virginia later this week. Robert Richards, 66, was arrested in St. Johnsberry, Vermont Friday.

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  6. Marion sex abuse suspect arrested in VermontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 21 | West Virginia Metro

    A Marion County man who skipped town after learning state police were investigating sex abuse allegations against him is in custody.

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  7. State Film Office Holding Film Industry Workshop in FairmontRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 18 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Film Office will host a workshop in Fairmont Thursday, September 3 on issues related to the film industry and, particularly, how communities can work with the Film Office to recruit more film production to the state. The presentation will be 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Marion County Visitor Center in Fairmont located at 1000 Cole Street, Suite A, Pleasant Valley.

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  8. Body found along W.Va. river where woman swept into waterRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... in the West Fork River. Media outlets report a woman's body was discovered downriver from the Worthington Dam. Marion County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Ralph Wright says search crews found the body Saturday. Wright says the body of the white female ...

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  9. Crash landing at Marion County airportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | West Virginia Metro

    Dispatchers with Marion County 911 confirmed a small plane crashed shortly before 2 p.m. The pilot reportedly was attempting to land near the airport off of the Kingmont Road exit. Workers at a tractor dealership located within site of the airport had not heard or seen evidence of the plane crash shortly after reports surfaced.

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  10. Search continues for woman who went missing while fishing in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | West Virginia Metro

    The fourth day of searching for a woman who disappeared earlier in the week while fishing in Marion County began Friday morning. The unidentified woman -reported to be in her 40s- first went missing Tuesday night while fishing with a friend in the West Fork River at Worthington Park along Meadowridge Road.

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  11. Enforcement-only approach hasn't stemmed drug addiction in Marion County: ManchinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    ... participating on the panel included representatives from the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District's Office, Marion County's Drug Court and Day Reporting Center, elected leaders from Fairmont, Marion County and the state, state and local law ...

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  12. Marion County grand jury will hear evidence in alleged murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    ... they found Hovatter still alive lying on the bedroom floor with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the face. Marion County's grand jury meets in October. Jurors will decide if there's enough evidence in the case for it to go to trial in circuit ...

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  13. Search in Marion County set to resume after woman reportedly fell into river while fishingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    The search for a woman who disappeared into the West Fork River in Marion County while fishing was scheduled to resume Wednesday morning after efforts were unsuccessful the night before. Emergency crews, which eventually included a dive team, were initially called to Worthington Park at approximately 8:15 Tuesday night near Meadowridge Road.

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  14. Marion County robbery suspect connected to PA robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 11 | West Virginia Metro

    A white man in his late 20's to early 30's pulled a pistol and demanded money from a clerk at the Shell/Par Mar Station on East Grafton Pike. Fairmont detectives have surveillance images from the August 7 robbery show the man wearing a black ball cap, bandana covering his face, a black sweat shirt and denim shorts.

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  15. Future looks brighter for Dunkard CreekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 9 | O-R Online

    ... discharged from its mines in northern West Virginia, including Blacksville No. 2. That treatment plant in Marion County, W.Va., went on line in 2013 and should help ensure another fish kill, at least from golden algae, won't happen again. It also ...

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  16. Two injured after pair of demolition derby accidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | West Virginia Metro

    Marion County 911 dispatchers say a driver crashed during the derby around 9 p.m. A second driver crashed his derby car just before 10 p.m. Both drivers were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. There's no word yet on the names or conditions of either driver.

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  17. One dead, suspect injured after shooting in FairmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    One person is dead after a shooting at a home in Marion County and the accused is hospitalized while in police custody. At approximately 10:30 p.m. Thursday, authorities with the Fairmont Police Department, Marion County Sheriff's Department and state police arrived at the scene of a domestic disturbance call on Fourth Street in Fairmont.

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  18. Suspicious death in Marion County considered homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Marion County detectives have officially confirmed they are looking for a murder suspect in what was a suspicious death investigation. There had been a fire at the location by the time Detective Chip Phillips said officials arrived on the scene.

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  19. Herbert Ray NolanRead the original story

    Jul 19, 2015 | Marietta Times

    He was born May 21, 1927, in Marion County, W.Va., a son of the late Nelson G. and Bertha J. Rose Nolan. He attended Wetzel County Schools and moved to Williamstown in 1945.

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  20. E-filing spreading to another circuit courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Union at 11 o'clock Monday for the announcement. Monroe County will become the third county to have e-filing. Marion County made the switch in Aug. 2013 and Jefferson County earlier this year. Monroe County is the smallest of the three circuits ...

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