McDowell County Newswire (Page 8)

McDowell County Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for McDowell County, WV. (Page 8)

Results 141 - 160 of 776 in McDowell County, WV

  1. Death Rate for Young White Americans Is Rising Instead of FallingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2017 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... d-numbing substances and suicide. For more background see my January 2017 article " Stuck" about my visit to McDowell County, West Virginia whence my paternal grandparents and father hail.

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  2. West Virginia towns fight back: Drug wholesalers face suitsRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... Nicholas County town of Richwood. The city of Huntington filed a similar lawsuit earlier in January, and the McDowell County Commission sued drug distributors in December. This version corrects that only one city has filed suit. Another city plans a ...

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  3. Quilting and cross-stitch artRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | The McGill Daily

    ... travelling eight hours a week to southern West Virginia for an internship. I would spend three days there in McDowell County, and four days in my hometown of Morgantown. The hot summer evenings in McDowell County were spent sweating over my work, ...

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  4. Havaco ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | WOAY

    According to a press release by Sheriff Martin B. West, yesterday at approximately 2:20 pm the Mcdowell County Sheriff's office was dispatched to a shooting complaint in Havaco near Welch. When they arrived, the deputies found a shooting victim.

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  5. Former McDowell County teacher charged with sex crimes involving studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    Bond is set at $200,000 cash only for the former McDowell County teacher charged with the sexual assault and sexual abuse of students. According to State Police, the charges came out of a "lengthy investigation" into alleged inappropriate relationships between Harris and juvenile victims, who were students, during a span of time from 1985 to 2008.

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  6. Ex-West Virginia teacher accused of 40 counts of sex abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    WELCH, W.Va. >> West Virginia State Police say a former McDowell County teacher has been charged with 40 counts of sex abuse involving children.

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  7. Commission approached about possible lawsuit against pharmaceutical suppliersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | Lincoln Journal

    ... regular session of the Lincoln County Commission. Truman Chafin told the commission of his interaction with McDowell County, and his work with the large legal firm of Florida-based Morgan & Morgan. He said that latter company had researched the drug ...

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  8. A governor like no other?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... to that region. But I have not noticed that entertainer Dolly Parton has been scouting locations in, say, McDowell County for a Dollywood II. Still, Justice is right. Why not? Has anyone ever tried? Has anyone broached the subject to Parton? Or, ...

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  9. Appalachian Hatchery, a Marshall University Research Corp. project, Receives $1.5 Million GrantRead the original story

    Jan 21, 2017 | Huntington News

    ... an integrated network of partners, including Advantage Valley, Southern Community and Technical College, the McDowell County Career and Technology Center, AST2, the New River Gorge Regional Development Authority, and local economic development ...

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  10. AFT hosts public education unity events at W.Va. schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... students. Other schools hosted similar events nationwide. Governor Jim Justice was at one of those events in McDowell County to talk with students, parents and teachers about the importance of education in the state. In his Inaugural Address Monday, ...

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  11. MCC hears 2nd lawsuit proposal - 10:30 am updated:Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2017 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... are prepared to file a suit on behalf of the citizens of Mingo County W.Va. just as we have already done in McDowell County who has statistics similar to Mingo. We have that wheel rolling and have filed suit against major pharmaceutical corporations ...

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  12. Arts group gets mini-grant - 1:56 pm updated:Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | Independent Herald

    ... IAS is a West Virginia Commuity Development Hub project aimed at sparking economic growth. Wyoming County, McDowell County, Madison, Alderson and Lincoln County were selected to take part in the program, which has awarded grants for several ...

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  13. Restart of mining helps avert layoffs in McDowell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    An unexpected windfall has lessened the blow of budget cuts in McDowell County and resulted in four sheriff's deputies keeping their jobs. The McDowell County Commission was able to access new coal royalties after Southern Mineral restarted mining operations on a piece of land owned by the McDowell County Economic Development Authority.

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  14. West Virginia county among those urged to sue drug companiesRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | Washington Times

    ... county commissioners association, says all the state's 55 counties are getting similar proposals. The McDowell County Commission recently sued three distributors and a doctor who was disciplined by the state Board of Medicine amid an investigation ...

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  15. Mercer County leaders considering possible pill lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the possible litigation from Mercer County's prosecuting attorney within the next ten days. In December, the McDowell County Commission filed suit against three prescription drug wholesalers - McKesson Corporation, Amerisource Bergen and Cardinal ...

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  16. Helping Hands students speak to RotaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 11, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... ecumenical group that includes experienced youth and leaders to provide mission work of home repair in McDowell County. The group has been involved in McDowell County for more than eight years to provide assistance and relief for the victims of the ...

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  17. Cardinal Health to pay West Virginia $20 million to settle opiates lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Crain's Cleveland Business

    ... actions against the Dublin health-care distributor. A separate lawsuit remains pending by commissioners of McDowell County, which has the state's highest rate of death from prescription drug abuse. Business headlines from Crain's Cleveland Business ...

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  18. Mountain State Business Index shows growth for 5th straight monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    ... markets, has improved. Just this week ArcelorMittal announced it is hiring 75 miners for its operations in McDowell County. "Our concerns are not over and we still need to work hard to make the changes that we need in West Virginia to improve our ...

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  19. Americans not on moveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Sentinel

    ... to the interior. But people in the Rust Belt have been staying put. about his family's ancestral home in McDowell County, West Virginia. It was the nation's No. 1 coal-producing county in 1950, when the Baileys left. Many others did, too; McDowell ...

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  20. Michael Barone: Americans Are No Longer on the MoveRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Noozhawk

    ... read Ron Bailey's riveting Dec. 10 article for Reason, titled "Stuck," about his family's ancestral home in McDowell County, West Virginia. It was the nation's No. 1 coal-producing county in 1950, when the Baileys left. Many others did, too; ...

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