Nicholas County Newswire

Nicholas County Newswire

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

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  1. Nicholas County man arrested for threats against Superintendent; Richwood mayor issues statementRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 22 | West Virginia Metro

    A Nicholas County man is facing a felony charge after police say he posted a threat online against Nicholas County School Superintendent Dr. Donna Burge-Tetrick. James "Jim" Swartz Jr., 69, of Leivasy, faces one felony count of making threats of terrorist acts.

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  2. Man accused of making Facebook threat: "Why don't one of...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 21 | WOAY

    West Virginia State Police said a man who posted a comment on Facebook suggesting that the Nicholas County school superintendent should be shot is now facing a charge. "Why don't one of our rednecks just shoot her?" State Police said the post on the I Am Richwood Facebook page said.

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  3. Rebuilding RichwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | WOAY

    The city of Richwood in Nicholas County is still recovering from the major floods they had back in June of 2016. Governor Jim Justice made plans last summer to recover from this tragic natural disaster that killed many and left dozens of family's homes in ruins throughout the county.

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  4. Sba declines vote on changes to allow consolidation of Nicholas County schools, goes to WV BoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 20 | West Virginia Metro

    The state School Building Authority, scheduled Monday to vote on changes to allow the consolidation of Nicholas County's flooded schools, declined to vote on the plan because the changes must go to the state Board of Education first. Richwood Mayor Bob Henry Baber was at Monday's SBA meeting to speak out against the plan proposed by the Nicholas County Board of Education following the June 2016 flood.

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  5. Amick, HenryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 12 | Dayton Daily News

    AMICK, Henry W. 78, of Kettering, formerly of Nicholas County WV, passed away on Tuesday March 7, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 10:00am, on Friday, March 17, 2017 at the Dayton National Cemetery.

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  6. Summersville Man Faces Several Sexual Abuse ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | WOAY

    West Virginia State Police said a Nicholas County man faces numerous charges after he sexually abused a female relative and she reported he took her to a pornography shop to buy sex toys. Herman Lewis Keene, 51, of Summersville is charged with six counts of sexual abuse and 11 counts of other sex charges, according to a criminal complaint filed in Nicholas County Magistrate Court.

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  7. Public Hearing For The People Of RichwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | WOAY

    by the superintendent and Board of Education to consolidate schools in Nicholas County, the people of Richwood decided to take this to the court system. "We have felt all along that a lot of decisions were made behind closed doors and behind the ...

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  8. Nicholas County Board of Education HearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 10 | WOAY

    The people of Richwood have taken the Nicholas County Board of Education to court and Newswatch's Ashley Cafaro was at the hearing and brings us the details

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  9. Judge: Consolidation Plan May Go On; Schools Can't Be RazedRead the original story

    Friday Mar 10 | US News & World Report

    A Nicholas County judge has declined to immediately stop the controversial plan to consolidate five Nicholas County public schools into two schools that share a single campus following a flood last year. News outlets report Judge James Rowe on Thursday denied a preliminary injunction that had been requested by supporters of rebuilding Richwood's flood-damaged schools in the Richwood area instead of consolidating them into a single campus near Summersville.

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  10. Nicholas County school board approves consolidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Under the proposal, Nicholas County High School, Richwood High School and Nicholas County Career and Technical Center would consolidate into one high school facility, and Richwood Middle and Summersville Middle schools would merge into one middle school. Both moves could happen as soon as the conclusion of the 2019-2020 school year.

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  11. Municipalities sue drug distributors -Read the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Logan Banner

    Wayne, Montgomery, Summersville, Glenville and Logan; and Nicholas County have filed their suits against AmerisourceBergen Drug Co.; Cardinal Health Inc. and McKesson Corporation in their respective circuit courts, alleging they have caused or contributed to the opioid epidemic and have caused the cities and the county to disburse substantial sums ... (more)

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  12. 7 more municipalities join lawsuits against drug companiesRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 7 | Washington Times

    Seven more municipalities across West Virginia are joining in on lawsuits against several drug distributors accused of fueling the local opioid epidemic by shipping far too many painkillers there. WSAZ-TV reports that five of the plaintiffs are in the Tri-State and Kanawha Valley area: the cities of Logan, Montgomery, Summersville, the town of Wayne and Nicholas County.

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  13. Last Meeting for Nicholas County SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 7 | WOAY

    "This piece of lousy land that has not worked you all been told to make it work and it smells like politics and reeks and it stinks!!" This was just one of the many residents of Richwood who was brave enough to express their opinion on how they feel about consolidation to the Nicholas County Board of Education. Monday night was the last meeting for residents of Nicholas County to come together as a community and fight for what they have been fighting for, for months now.

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  14. Tony Coffman Robert Marsh Mary Marsh James Marsh and Marilyn Marsh v. ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | FindLaw

    TONY COFFMAN, ROBERT MARSH, MARY MARSH, JAMES MARSH AND MARILYN MARSH, Plaintiffs Below, Petitioners v. NICHOLAS COUNTY COMMISSION AND ITS MEMBERS, DR.

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  15. Bill would alllow Sunday huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... past Wednesday, State Senate Bill 345 passed the Senate by a vote of 26 to 6. State Sens. Greg Boso (R) from Nicholas County and Robert Karnes (R) from Upshur County were among the six senators who voted against this bill. The 11th Senatorial ...

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  16. Nicholas County school board holds fourth meeting on consolidation proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 3 | West Virginia Metro

    The Nicholas County Board of Education held its third hearing of the week Friday regarding a consolidation proposal in the county. The proposal would allow for the closing of Nicholas County High School, Richwood High School and the Nicholas County Career and Technical Center, in order to merge these facilities into one institution.

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  17. Tamarack to hold receptions for "Then and Now" and Youth Art Month exhibitsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 3 | Huntington News

    ... over 80 works from four grade categories (K-2, 3-5, 6-8 and 9-12) from across Raleigh, Summers, Fayette and Nicholas County. Pieces selected for inclusion were chosen by a juror appointed by Tamarack, who will also select a first, second and third ...

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  18. Bill introduced to protect unborn children -Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 2 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... unborn," Hill said. Hill said the bill is a direct response to last year's state Supreme Court ruling in the Nicholas County case of Stephanie Elaine Louk. Louk was convicted of child neglect causing death after she overdosed on methamphetamine in ...

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  19. Nicholas County schools board holds consolidation meeting at Richwood Middle SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 1 | West Virginia Metro

    At its third meeting regarding consolidation efforts in the school system, the Nicholas County Board of Education heard three hours of public comments regarding the proposal. The board would shut down Nicholas County High School, Richwood High School and the Nicholas County Career and Technical Center, and merge the schools into one facility.

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  20. Nicholas County school board holds second consolidation hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 27 | West Virginia Metro

    The proposal is to merge Nicholas County High School, Richwood High School and Nicholas County Career and Technical Center into one high school facility by the end of the 2019-2020 school year. Additionally, Richwood Middle and Summersville Middle schools would consolidate into one middle school by the conclusion of that same academic year.

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