McDowell County Newswire

McDowell County Newswire

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

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  1. Authorities seek suspect in McDowell robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Big News Network.com

    ... social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. WELCH -- The McDowell County Sheriff's Department is asking the public for assistance in helping to identify the suspect in an armed robbery that ...

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  2. McDowell Co. assistant prosecutor pleads guiltyRead the original story

    Friday Feb 5 | Logan Banner

    A McDowell County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney pleaded guilty Wednesday, February 3, to a federal tax crime, announced Acting United States Attorney Carol Casto.

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  3. McDowell County assistant prosecutor admits to tax crimeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 4 | The Inter-Mountain

    An assistant prosecutor in McDowell County has pleaded guilty to a federal tax crime committed while working in private practice. 2 comments

  4. Deer season has bumper cropRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Independent Herald

    ... and Logan (924) counties even ranked in the top 5 counties by harvest statewide even without crossbows. McDowell County with 673 deer harvested and Mingo County with 579 deer harvested shouldn't be too disappointed that they didn't make the top ...

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  5. Walmart closes its doors in KimballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | West Virginia Metro

    There were a lot of shoppers at the Walmart in Kimball Thursday afternoon just a few hours before the retail giant shut its doors for good in the McDowell County community. Walmart announced earlier this month its plans to close dozens of underperforming stores.

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  6. Increase in 2015 whitetails in WVRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | Coal Valley News

    ... and Logan (924) counties even ranked in the top 5 counties by harvest statewide even without crossbows. McDowell County with 673 deer harvested and Mingo County with 579 deer harvested shouldn't be too disappointed that they didn't make the top ...

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  7. Fatal AccidentRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 27 | WOAY

    The West Virginia State Police are investigating a fatal accident which happened in the Black Wolf area of McDowell county on Tuesday, January 26, 2016. A man driving a white Jeep Cherokee ran off the road on WV Route 103 at around 9:15 P.M. The jeep went over an embankment and rolled into the Tug Fork River.

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  8. Crash in McDowell County kills Virginia man Tuesday nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | West Virginia Metro

    A Virginia man was found dead after a crash late Tuesday night in the Black Wolf area of McDowell County. The single-vehicle crash happened when the white Jeep Grand Cherokee veered off the road, down an embankment and overturned into the Tug River, according to the West Virginia State Police Welch Detachment.

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  9. A conversation with Elaine McMillion Sheldon about HollowRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2014 | Kino-eye.com

    Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through stories of over 30 residents of McDowell County, West Virginia, an area that is representative of many regional boom-and-bust economies across the country. The project is also available in a DVD edition for classroom use along with a study guide .

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  10. McDowell County woman struck and killed by train Thursday eveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Melissa Trent, 32, of Welch died after she was walking on the Norfolk and Southern Railroad tracks, and a freight train loaded with coal struck her as she walked through the Hemphill No. 2 Tunnel, police said.

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  11. McDowell County Woman Dies After Being Hit By TrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | WOAY

    State police say Melissa Trent, 50, of Welch was found dead around 6 p.m. Thursday night after walking on the tracks at the Norfolk Southern Pocahontas main line.

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  12. Walmart closing superstore in McDowell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Walmart announced plans Friday to close more than 250 under-performing stores worldwide with more than half of those in the U.S. The list includes the superstore in the McDowell County community of Kimble. The McDowell County Commission got a call from Walmart Friday morning. 2 comments

  13. New drug court opening in McDowell CountyRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 14 | The Inter-Mountain

    According to the West Virginia Supreme Court, the McDowell County Adult Drug Court will hold its opening ceremony at noon Friday.

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  14. Schools close early as W. Virginia sees winter stormRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 12 | Marietta Times

    ... CSH-TV reports that several school districts dismissed at noon Tuesday because of the weather. That includes McDowell County, Fayette County and Raleigh County.

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  15. Death Rates Rise for Young White Americans TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | Reason Magazine

    Last fall, when I read the alarming study by the Princeton researchers Anne Case and Angus Deaton that found that the mortality rate for midlife white non-Hispanic whites is rising , my thoughts turned immediately to McDowell County, West Virginia. Why? Because my family hails from that county, which has the distinction being the jurisdiction with the lowest male life expectancy in the United States.

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  16. Death Rates Rise for Young White Americans TooRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | Reason Magazine

    Last fall, when I read the alarming study by the Princeton researchers Anne Case and Angus Deaton that found that the mortality rate for midlife white non-Hispanic whites is rising , my thoughts turned immediately to McDowell County, West Virginia. Why? Because my family hails from that county, which has the distinction being the jurisdiction with the lowest male life expectancy in the United States.

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  17. Missing TeensRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | WOAY

    State Police are searching for two missing teens out of McDowell County last seen in the Northfork area.

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  18. Pinnacle lays off nearly 200 minersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 3, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The layoffs are part of the mine's transition from Cliffs Natural Resources to Seneca Coal Resources ownership, according to McDowell County Commission President Harold McBride. Cliffs laid off half of its employees back in Oct. 2015 at both Pinnacle and the Oak Grove Mine in Alabama.

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  19. W.Va. senator won't resign until replacement process clearRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... t Michael Goode has opened a campaign account for the seat spanning Raleigh and Wyoming counties and part of McDowell County.

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  20. A West Virginia Family Leaves Coal for Local Food-And Wants to Help Others Do the SameRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Yes! Magazine

    ... that had sprung up overnight. The train roared along, carrying away some of the last coal processed in McDowell County. "Coal is dying," Joel told me. "Coal's almost dead. Nobody wants to say it. It is what it is. On the international market, it's ...

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