Marion County Newswire

Marion County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 43 in Marion County, WV

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

    Friday Jul 31 | 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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  2. Suspicious death in Marion County considered homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 28 | 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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  3. Herbert Ray NolanRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 19 | 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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  4. E-filing spreading to another circuit courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 19 | 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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  5. Johnson, Effie PaulineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | The Marion Star

    ... Pauline and Dick returned to Meeker where Pauline found employment with Fulfilment Services and later with the Marion County Title Office in the old Marion County Courthouse. Pauline never had children but had many "Babies" those being cats, dogs, ...

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  6. U.S. Fish and Wildlife meets with Harrison County Commission over dam demolition projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | West Virginia Metro

    ... natural flow. Another reason for saving the dams is the prospect of creating a water trail that runs from Marion County to Stonewall Jackson Lake. U.S. Fish and Wildlife has pointed out that a water trail is still achievable without dams and most do ...

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  7. State, local leaders dedicate new state office building in FairmontRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | West Virginia Metro

    State and local leaders gathered in Marion County on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of a new state office building. "One of our primary responsibilities as a state is to offer services to the people and make it convenient for them," Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said.

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  8. Coal industry leader expresses concern over proposed gas plant in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Concern from members of the coal industry continues to dominate the conversation on a new proposal to build a natural gas power plant in Harrison County. Appearing on the MetroNews-affiliated "The Mike Queen Show" on the AJR News Network, West Virginia Coal Association President Bill Raney added his voice to the growing number of those concerned by the project's potential impact on the Harrison Power Station and coal miners in Harrison and Marion counties.

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

    Jun 28, 2015 | 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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  10. Marion County woman arrested after setting trash cans on fire at UHCRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | 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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  11. Prickett's Fort offers taste of historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2015 | 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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  12. CVFD to receive $80,000 in fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | 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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  13. Utilities look to replace line crewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2015 | 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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  14. 1888 Election for Governor Nearly Caused BloodshedRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2015 | 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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  15. Overturned tanker spills hydrochloric acid in Marion CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2015 | 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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  16. A Tale of Four GovernorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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