Mercer County Newswire

Mercer County Newswire

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

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  1. Teen driver charged after Robbinsville Schools superintendent killed while joggingRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | News12.com

    Authorities say that a high school student was talking on her cellphone when she struck and killed her school district's superintendent while he was jogging. Mercer County prosecutors charged the driver with death by auto and leaving the scene of the accident that killed Schools Superintendent Steven Mayer on April 19. Prosecutors did not release the teen's name because she was 17 when the incident happened.

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  2. New judge to take oath in Mercer CountyRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 14 | Marietta Times

    A new judge for West Virginia's 9th Circuit will take the oath of office at the Mercer County Courthouse. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed the private-practice attorney to serve the remainder of the term of Circuit Judge Omar Aboulhosn, who resigned to become a federal magistrate judge.

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  3. New judge to take oath in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 14 | White Lake Beacon

    A new judge for West Virginia's 9th Circuit will take the oath of office at the Mercer County Courthouse. Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin appointed the private-practice attorney to serve the remainder of the term of Circuit Judge Omar Aboulhosn, who resigned to become a federal magistrate judge.

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  4. State of West Virginia v. Jerry DeelRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 3 | FindLaw

    JUSTICE WORKMAN delivered the Opinion of the Court. Steven K. Mancini, Esq., Beckley, West Virginia, Counsel for the Petitioner Patrick Morrisey, Esq., Attorney General, Laura Young, Esq., Deputy Attorney General, Julie Marie Blake, Esq., Assistant Attorney General, Charleston, West Virginia, Counsel for the Respondent This case is before the Court upon the appeal of the Petitioner, Jerry Deel, from the March 10, 2015, order of the Circuit Court of Mercer County, West Virginia, wherein the circuit court modified the Petitioner's probationary period to five years followed by twenty years of "intensive supervision as a sex offender."

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  5. Officials: Fugitive arrested on murder, assault chargesRead the original story

    Monday Jun 6 | The Inter-Mountain

    Authorities have arrested a fugitive from California accused of assaulting two people and killing one of them in Mercer County, West Virginia.

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  6. Alleged Mercer County killer claims he was after drug moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 6 | West Virginia Metro

    Arraignment on a first degree murder charge could come as early as Tuesday morning in Mercer County Court for the Bluefield man who's accused of fatally beating another Bluefield man during an alleged robbery at the Bluewell Kroger. "He was shopping, went to the restroom and the accused followed him into the restroom," said Trooper D.B. Whited, the lead investigator in the case, of the murder victim, identified as Randal Morgan, 54, of Bluefield.

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  7. Murder arrest made in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 5 | West Virginia Metro

    State Police arrested Orlando Davis, 42, of Bluefield, on Saturday night for the murder of Randal Morgan, 54, of Bluefield. Morgan died earlier Saturday at a Roanoke, Virginia hospital after being attacked Friday in a bathroom at the Bluewell Kroger store.

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  8. Legislature OKs tobacco tax increaseRead the original story

    May 20, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, said in a news release. Senate President Bill Cole, a Mercer County Republican who supported the tax increase, pointed out that Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin sponsored the tax package. He pointed ...

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  9. West Virginia Senate OKs tobacco tax hike; fate uncertainRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Senate Minority Leader Jeff Kessler, D-Marshall, said in a news release. Senate President Bill Cole, a Mercer County Republican who supported the tax increase, pointed out that Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin sponsored the tax package. He pointed ...

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  10. Program shows teachers how to see signs of childhood traumaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | Texarkana Gazette

    This Wednesday May 11, 2016 photo shows Andrea Darr, director of the West Virginia Center for Children's Justice speaking at the Mercer County Family Court to school officials and law enforcement agencies about the program, "Handle With Care" in Princeton W.Va. A new program being organized in Mercer County could give teachers notice when one of their students needs to be handled with care.

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  11. Woman charged in murder claims self defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    PRINCETON, W.Va . - A woman charged with second degree murder in Mercer County claims her action was in self defense. 4 comments

  12. Stabbing leaves woman dead in Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    LASHMEET, W.Va . - A woman is dead and another in custody after a stabbing incident at a home in Mercer County.

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  13. Little General Acquires Two Prima Marketing SitesRead the original story

    Apr 10, 2012 | CSP

    Little General Store Inc. said that it has acquiring two locations formerly operating as Prima Marketing/7-Eleven stores in Princeton and Kegley, W.Va. With these two additions, Little General Store now has five locations in Mercer County, W.Va., and 102 overall retail-type locations.

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  14. Girl And Son Missing In Mercer CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 | WOAY

    Troopers said 16-year-old Kali Lynn Rowe and her two-month-old son Aiden James Rowe of Athens were last seen at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday walking away from her home on Haycart Lane. Detectives believe both Kali and Aiden could be with Kali's boyfriend and father of the child Seth Murphy of Princeton.

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  15. Emotions run high after judge allows former church volunteer to remain free on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A former Mercer County church volunteer will stay free on bond while awaiting his sentence on nearly three dozen sex-related charges involving children. Senior Status Judge Charles Vickers denied a motion from prosecutors Friday and refused to revoke bond for Timothy Probert, 57, of Princeton.

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  16. Flat Top mother charged in son's death waives hearingRead the original story

    Apr 19, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Media outlets report that 56-year-old Sallie Harvey was scheduled for a hearing before Magistrate Mike Flanigan, but waived her right to a hearing on Monday. Her case will proceed to the Mercer County Grand Jury.

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  17. Despite weekend fatality, Hatfield-McCoy Trail has stellar safety recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Police as the victim. He was killed Saturday afternoon while riding on the Pocahontas Trail System in Mercer County. It's only the fifth fatality in the 16 year history of the Hatfield-McCoy Trail system according to Executive Director Jeffrey Lusk. ...

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  18. local pictureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | The Daily Standard

    Marion Local High School 10th-graders Hannah Kramer and Emily Kahlig, along with guidance counselor Jenny Dippold and guidance counselor intern Annette Bruns add pinwheels to the Mercer County Courthouse lawn Tuesday morning. The pinwheels were planted in recognition of Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Month.

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  19. Primitive location attracts group camping to Moncove Lake State ParkRead the original story

    Apr 6, 2016 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... primitive group camping facilities include Seneca State Forest (Pocahontas County), Camp Creek State Forest (Mercer County), North Bend (Ritchie County) and Lost River (Hardy County). Modern camping facilities also are available at Moncove Lake ...

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  20. CU to host Geographic BeeRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | Independent Herald

    ... Bee. Linda Poff is coordinator of West Virginia's state Bee. A graduate of Concord, Poff is also a retired Mercer County teacher and has served as an adjunct instructor in geography at Concord. National Geographic developed the National Geographic ...

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