Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 45 in Marion County, WV

  1. Electronic textbooks to soon be available to Marion County studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    FAIRMONT, W.Va.- The Marion County Board of Education is currently working to make electronic textbooks available to all students. Under the proposed one-to-one initiative there would be one electronic device capable of holding textbooks and other resources for each student to use at school and at home.

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  2. Marion County woman arrested after setting trash cans on fire at UHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | West Virginia Metro

    A Marion County woman has been arrested after Bridgeport Police used security footage to identify her setting fire to trash cans at United Hospital Center. Heather Michelle Jones, 30, of Mannington, is alleged have to set three separate trash cans ablaze on the hospital's campus Tuesday night before leaving the scene.

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  3. Prickett's Fort offers taste of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... and the 400-seat amphitheater. Another aspect of the park that has become popular is the connection to the Marion County Trail (MCtrail). The 2.5-mile rail trail runs along Prickett's Creek and includes a 1,200 foot lighted tunnel. The fort for 2015 ...

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  4. CVFD to receive $80,000 in fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Logan Banner

    ... the people of West Virginia," Senator Manchin said. "My experience working with the volunteer rescue squad of Marion County has allowed me to appreciate their hard work first hand. This grant will provide our firefighters at the Cora Volunteer Fire ...

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  5. Utilities look to replace line crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | West Virginia Metro

    ... spend half of their week taking classes at Pierpont and the other half at Mon Power's training facility in Marion County. Myers said the program has proved beneficial. "The very heart of our operation, both in Mon Power's service area and Potomac ...

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  6. 1888 Election for Governor Nearly Caused BloodshedRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | The Intelligencer

    ... while Fleming, a Democrat, received 78,604 - a difference of just 110 votes. Fleming, a circuit judge from Marion County, contested the election, claiming that fraud and several other irregularities had occurred. According to the Beckley ...

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  7. Overturned tanker spills hydrochloric acid in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | West Virginia Metro

    An environmental remediation contractor began working early Friday morning to clean up an area in Marion County after a tanker truck wrecked, spilling an estimated 3,000 gallons of hydrochloric acid. At 3:05 a.m., Marion County 911 received a call indicating a truck ran off Jamison Road in Farmington while navigating a sharp turn and tipped over.

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  8. A Tale of Four GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Coal Valley News

    ... while Fleming, a Democrat, received 78,604 - a difference of just 110 votes. Fleming, a circuit judge from Marion County, contested the election, claiming that fraud and several other irregularities had occurred. According to the Beckley ...

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  9. Murray American Energy cuts 829 WV mining jobs, 589 uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... American Energy, Inc. eliminated 829 hourly and salary mining positions at the Marshall County Coal Company, Marion County Coal Company, Ohio Coal Company and Harrison County Coal Company. A Friday afternoon release from the company said, "We regret ...

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  10. Sliding into SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Morgantown

    ... can get up to 3 feet, smaller or lower depending on who is in the pool," says Tony Michalski, director of the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission. "We have one pattern the waves make, but we can adjust the timing of the wave doors to make ...

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  11. Bee CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Morgantown

    ... "If I was down here at the end of May, the bees would be flying in and out like a busy airport." Tom is a Marion County man with 25 years of experience peering into the living, breathing heart of beedom, extracting golden honey, treating bees for ...

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  12. Cameron High School Team One Wins West Virginia State History BowlRead the original story

    May 7, 2015 | Huntington News

    Cameron High School Team One in Marshall County won the West Virginia Division of Culture and History's sixth annual West Virginia State History Bowl held Tuesday, May 5, at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex. Fairview Middle School in Marion County was the runner-up in the competition that included 24 teams of eighth graders from 18 middle schools in 13 counties from across the state.

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  13. Electronic court filing unveiled in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... took hours, but now took a matter of minutes," Benjamin said. "I remember when we launched this system in Marion County, there was big ice storm and it was not safe to travel the roads. This system can help with attorneys who need to work from home ...

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  14. Ind. Courts - Where are we with SB 523, Marion County Small Claims Courts?Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Indiana Law Blog

    ... Michael Young, whose objective is not always discernible. The Supreme Court has been asking for changes in the Marion County small claims court system since 2012. As the ILB wrote earlier this year: These courts have been at issue since the ...

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  15. No charges in shooting of 11-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    According to Preston County Prosecuting Attorney Mel Snyder, who oversaw the case after Marion County authorities recused themselves from the investigation, there will be no charges filed in the April 9, 2014 shooting. The boy and his brothers, ages 13 and 8, were playing in the room they shared in their Fairmont home when the 11 year old was shot in the head.

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  16. Marion County residents plead guilty to possessing materials used to manufacture methRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Brittany Thompson, 26, and Raymond Leonard, 33, both of Fairmont, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of Aiding and Abetting the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine.

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  17. Gal Pal of Judge's Ex Cries Foul Over ArrestRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    A West Virginia family court judge falsely claimed that her ex-husband's girlfriend wanted to harm her and had the woman arrested on charges, later dismissed, of violating a protective order, a lawsuit filed by the girlfriend claims. In the suit, which was filed in the Clarksburg, W. Va., Federal Court, Heather Evans says Marion County Family Court Judge Amy Swisher obtained a temporary personal safety order her on February 28, 2014.

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  18. 25th Anniversary of the first female WVU Mountaineer: Secretary of State Natalie E. TennantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... The current Mountaineer, Michael Garcia, is a former intern for the secretary of state's office and also from Marion County. "Natalie has never stopped being the Mountaineer, and we celebrate with her the anniversary of her selection as WVU's ...

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  19. Wrecks slow traffic on I-79 near MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    This lumber truck was on of 2 trucks to crash on I-79 near the Monongalia-Marion county line Friday. MORGANTOWN, W.Va.

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  20. Marion County families without water indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    According to Kala Moore, the Vice President of the Ministers Run Water Association, the outage is considered indefinite thanks to rising waters and the pending snow storm that could dump anywhere from 6 to 10 inches of snow across parts of north central WV. "We actually have a leak that is in a line that is in a creek.

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