Monroe County Newswire

Monroe County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 28 in Monroe County, WV

  1. Consol developing Utica sitesRead the original story

    Sunday Jun 26 | Weirton Daily Times

    Since selling five West Virginia coal mines for $3.5 billion in 2013, Consol Energy also has unloaded Virginia's Buchanan Mine for $460 million - all in an effort to help set new Marcellus and Utica shale natural gas production marks in Monroe County.

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  2. New Martinsville bridge closesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Tyler Star News

    A logging truck accident caused traffic to be re-routed Wednesday away from the bridge across the Ohio River linking New Martinsville and Monroe County, Ohio. West Virginia State Police and Monroe County 911 Dispatch did not know when the bridge would re-open to traffic.

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  3. Trial starts in 2011 murder of 66-year-old Key West residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Front www.keysnet.com

    ... dead man's credit cards and phone. Jury selection began Monday before Circuit Court Judge Wayne Miller at the Monroe County Courthouse, 302 Fleming St., where Helfrich is being represented by a public defender. As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, a jury was still ...

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  4. Ex-surgeon gets jail sentence for sexual conductRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 2 | Toledo Blade

    A once-successful orthopedic surgeon who surrendered his medical license amid allegations he had inappropriately touched the breasts of some patients told a Monroe County judge Thursday that he still does not know how the allegations arose. "I wish I had the answer because I would never intentionally violate the integrity of my relationship with the people I'm trying to heal," Jake Heiney said in Monroe County Circuit Court.

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  5. Two county judges re-elected with no oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2016 | Front www.keysnet.com

    Two veteran Monroe County judges were re-elected without opposition May 6 when no one filed to run against them. May 6 was the cut-off date.

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  6. Man arrested after running from detectives at Monroe County CourthouseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WFMZ

    Brice House, 31 of Albrightsville was arrested and charged with flight to avoid apprehension, disorderly conduct, terroristic threats and endangering the welfare of a child after an incident that occurred at the Monroe County Courthouse on Wednesday. According to Chief County Detective Eric Kerchner, detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney's Office were in the detective center when they heard yelling coming from outside.

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  7. Major Marcellus and Utica Shale Pipeline Projects Under FERC ReviewRead the original story

    May 6, 2016 | The Intelligencer

    ... executive director, wrote to FERC on April 14. The $1.5 billion Nexus Pipeline would include connections in Monroe County and Marshall County on its path to transport natural gas toward the Detroit area. "The industry claims that natural gas is ...

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  8. Hoist the AnchorRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Tyler Star News

    ... over 900 people ride the ferry that day." Recently elected Sistersville City Councilman Alex King worked with Monroe County, Ohio, Commissioner Mick Schumacher to establish the festival. He also serves as a link between the ferry board and the ...

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  9. Non-Profit Report: The Legal Aid Society of RochesterRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | Rochester Business Journal

    ... by the Community Fund in 1921. Since then its mission has been to provide civil legal services to the poor of Monroe County and 13 surrounding counties. Each year, the Legal Aid Society provides legal services to almost 10,000 low- and ...

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

    Apr 6, 2016 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    Located on southeastern edge of West Virginia, Moncove Lake State Park provides a pastoral setting in Monroe County. Last year, the park added a primitive group campground that became popular with outdoors enthusiasts, and it is available for reservation again this year.

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  11. Inmate Victor Soto guilty of attacking prison guardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    Twenty-three-year-old Victor Soto, an inmate in the Monroe County Correctional Facility, has been found guilty for assaulting two prison guards last September. At 7:45 a.m. Sept.

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  12. After Keystone failure, TransCanada comes up with another pipeline scheme in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Grist Magazine

    ... Environmental Quality concluded that the spill contaminated the main drinking water source for a community in Monroe County, W.Va. Columbia Gas of Virginia was a subsidiary of CPG when that pipeline went online in 2014, though last year it was ...

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  13. After Keystone failure, TransCanada comes up with another pipeline scheme in the U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Grist Magazine

    ... Environmental Quality concluded that the spill contaminated the main drinking water source for a community in Monroe County, W.Va. Columbia Gas of Virginia was a subsidiary of CPG when that pipeline went online in 2014, though last year it was ...

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  14. Moncove Lake State Park seeking summer employees, volunteersRead the original story

    Mar 8, 2016 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... interested in volunteer work to assist staff are also welcomed. Moncove Lake State Park is located in Monroe County near Gap Mills. Camping, lake fishing, hiking and swimming are features of the tranquil area. The park website is ...

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  15. Consol Sets Natural Gas Production RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Intelligencer

    ... by reducing drilling costs per foot by nearly 50 percent from the first to the last well drilled in Monroe County," said Timothy C. Dugan, who serves as chief operating officer for Consol's exploration and production division. Photo by Casey Junkins ...

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  16. GOP Introduces Three Judge CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2016 | Your News Now

    The Monroe County Republican Party on Monday announced Charles Schiano, Sam Valleriani and Stacey Romeo are judicial candidates for November's general election. Schiano, who is running for New York Supreme Court, has served as Greece Town Justice for the past 13 years and has 29 years experience as an attorney.

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  17. Monroe County woman arrested Tuesday for alleged embezzlementRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Waugh allegedly was involved in a scheme to defraud the PSD by using a company credit card to make personal purchases and then creating fictitious invoices to cover the crime.

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  18. Father and daughter charged with murder in Monroe CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Clyde Hughes Jr., 46, and his daughter, Katie Hughes, 22, were arrested and charged with the murder of Robert Lee Hughes, 41, of Peterstown. Robert Hughes' body was found inside a home when authorities responded to a call at around 4 p.m. on Saturday.

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  19. Water Woes Threaten Sistersville's FutureRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Tyler Star News

    ... build a new water plant. Option B would be to branch out underneath the Ohio River so as to connect with the Monroe County Water Authority. Heintzman said it would be hard to detect or repair any leaks from a pipe crossing the Ohio River. Rice said ...

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  20. Business leaders and politicians advocating for use of "high...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... them and not realized it because high tunnels look a lot like green houses." Kent Gilkerson, a berry farmer in Monroe County, said it's allowed him to get a jump on other berry farmers. "The berries get ripe a little earlier in the high tunnels," ...

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