Monongalia County Newswire

Monongalia County Newswire

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

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  1. ValleyCats shut down Bears' rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | Albany Times Union

    The Tri-City ValleyCats climbed back to the .500 mark for the first time since the fourth game of the season on Saturday, holding-off the West Virginia Black Bears, 4-3, in a New York- Penn League contest at Monongalia County Ballpark in Granville, W. Va. The ValleyCats evened their overall record at 11-11 and sit at .500 for the first time since June 20. Tri-City designated hitter Taylor Jones ripped a two-out RBI double in the fourth inning to score Spencer Johnson and give the 'Cats a 1-0 lead.

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  2. Wrenn stays on roll for 'CatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | Albany Times Union

    Stephen Wrenn continued his torrid hitting with a two-run home run in the fourth inning to lead the visiting Tri-City ValleyCats to a 7-3 New York- Penn League victory over the West Virginia Black Bears on Friday night at Monongalia County Ballpark in Granville, W.V. Tri-City also got a two-run blast from Spencer Johnson , who was making his ValleyCats debut after being called up from the Greenville Astros of the Appalachian League . Wrenn, a sixth-round pick in the 2016 draft out of Georgia, came into the game leading the league in six offensive categories and tied for the lead in another.

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  3. Monongalia Republican committee selects Shuttlesworth for November ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 7 | West Virginia Metro

    When Delegate Brian Kurcaba chose to remove his name from the general election this year, the Monongalia County Republican Executive Committee was charged with finding a candidate to replace him. Serving in its role as House of Delegates District Executive Committee for District 51, members announced their selection Thursday morning.

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  4. Normalcy still a long way off in flood-ravaged RichwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    A group of volunteers from the Blacksville region of Monongalia County left their home at 6:30 Tuesday morning to come volunteer in Richwood. RICHWOOD, W.Va.

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  5. Spikes surge to sixth straight victory on roadRead the original story

    Monday Jun 27 | GantDaily.com

    Elier Rodriguez smashed a two-run homer to cap the scoring, and Dailyn Martinez logged six quality innings on the mound as the State College Spikes took their sixth consecutive victory with a 6-1 win over the West Virginia Black Bears on Monday night at Monongalia County Ballpark.

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  6. Weather service confirms tornado in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... in Greenbrier County. It damaged mostly trees and power poles. An EF-0 tornado with winds up to 80 mph hit Monongalia County on June 16. The tornado went a few hundred yards before dissipating.

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  7. Dobzanski dominant, Spikes win fifth in a rowRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | GantDaily.com

    Bryan Dobzanski became the fourth pitcher in State College Spikes history to go eight innings on the mound in a single start, allowing the Spikes to extend their winning streak to five games with a 3-1 victory over the West Virginia Black Bears on Sunday afternoon at Monongalia County Ballpark.

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  8. Spikes run win streak to four, top Black BearsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 25 | GantDaily.com

    Ronnie Williams delivered seven strong innings on the mound, and Ryan McCarvel smashed the State College Spikes' first home run of the year as the Spikes extended their winning streak to four games with a 5-2 victory over the West Virginia Black Bears on Saturday night at Monongalia County Ballpark.

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  9. Teen court teaches lessonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... court was established in West Virginia in the 1990s, and there currently are about 12, including one in Monongalia County, which has served as a model for Brooke County's. Snyder said juvenile may come before the court after pleading guilty or no ...

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  10. Four men discovered in Morgantown accused of being in country illegallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    ... and Javier Vargas-Zaldivar 32, originally from Honduras, were allegedly discovered in May 2016 in Monongalia County. They each face up to 2 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000 on a single charge of reentry of a removed alien. Assistant U.S. ...

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  11. Monongalia County republicans seek November candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Following the final special legislative session to vote on a state budget, Brian Kurcaba announced he was removing his name from the general election following a win in the primary. They will be held Thursday, June 30 from 5:45 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Courtyard Marriot Hotel in the University Towne Center.

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  12. Monongalia robbery suspect enters guilty pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    This morning Baker pleaded guilty to one count of second degree robbery and 2 counts of assault during the commission of a crime. During the robbery investigation, Monongalia County deputies were lead to a Morgantown home - where they say an armed man was approaching them as they searched for Baker and Knisell.

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  13. Statue unveiled of Morgantowna s founder on WV dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... Colonel Zackquill Morgan laid claim to land along the Monongahela River and Deckers Creek in what is now Monongalia County. A commissioned art piece of his likeness will stand outside Morgantown's public service building following a ceremony Monday ...

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  14. Severe weather possible for Mid-Ohio ValleyRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... of damaging winds." The weather service confirmed an EF-0 tornado with winds up to 80 mph on Thursday in Monongalia County. The tornado went a few hundred yards before dissipating. No one was injured. The weather service said a storm Thursday in ...

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  15. Statue unveiled of Morgantown's founder on WV dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    In 1771, Colonel Zackquill Morgan laid claim to land along the Monongahela River and Deckers Creek in what is now Monongalia County. A commissioned art piece of his likeness will stand outside Morgantown's public service building following a ceremony Monday morning at 10 on Spruce Street.

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  16. Monongalia County tornado 7th one in 6 decadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    The seventh tornado to touch down in Monongalia County since 1950 was confirmed after weather experts surveyed a region west of Morgantown. According to Fred McMullen, Warning Coordination Meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh, the Thursday twister that damaged property was just measurable on the Enhanced Fugita Scale.

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  17. Review confirms tornadoes in Fayette CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WPXI

    ... y since July 30, 2008. The same storm system is being blamed for another tornado just across the border in Monongalia County, West Virginia. That tornado, just outside Morgantown, delivered winds up to 80 mph.

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  18. Review confirms tornadoes in Pennsylvania, West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | The Progress

    ... since July 30, 2008. The same storm system is being blamed for another tornado just across the border in Monongalia County, West Virginia. That tornado, just outside Morgantown, delivered winds up to 80 mph. Sunshine this morning then becoming ...

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  19. NWS confirms two weak tornadoes spawned in Thursday's stormsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... BAR TOWNSHIP, FAYETTE COUNTY WAS AN MILES PER HOUR. RECORDED IN FAYETTE COUNTY. THE SECOND ONE IN WESTOVER MONONGALIA COUNTY, WEST

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  20. Morgantown set to unveil statue of founderRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... Public Safety Building. The unveiling is scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday. Morgan moved to what is now Monongalia County in 1771. He claimed the land along the Monongahela River and Deckers Creek. The property was established as Morgan's Town by the ...

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