Preston County Newswire

Preston County Newswire

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

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  1. Preston police search for suspects in counterfeit schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | West Virginia Metro

    The Preston County Sheriff's Office is looking for a man they pulled surveillance photos of from the Buckwheat Express. Investigators in Preston County hope to learn the identity of a recent Buckwheat Express rider as part of an ongoing investigation.

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  2. 'Very disturbing' text messages among evidence prosecution wants to use in W. Va. murder trial connected to I-81 shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | PennLive.com

    He's facing charges in the shooting death of a motorist on Interstate 81 in Franklin County, but before a judge hears that case, John Wayne Strawser Jr. is facing trial in another state, accused of another murder. Strawser, 38, is scheduled for trial Aug. 16 in Preston County Court in Kingwood, West Virginia, where he is accused of shooting his estranged girlfriend, Amy Lou Buckingham, outside of her home in Tunnelton, West Virginia, in April 2015.

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  3. Tomblin names Jessica Tice new administration communications directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 30 | West Virginia Metro

    "Jessica is extremely talented with an impressive background, and she will be a real asset to our senior leadership team," Tomblin said in a statement. A Preston County native, Tice has worked in state and federal government communications roles for 13 years, previously serving as acting communications director, deputy state director and state press secretary for U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller.

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  4. Red Cross volunteer heads to southern West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... as a volunteer, including being deployed to Logan County in 2004 to respond to flooding and Camp Dawson in Preston County in 2005 when those affected by Hurricane Katrina were brought into the state. Once she has received her official assignment, ...

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  5. Morgantown's 2016 Visitor Guide: Part III - AttractionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | The Smoking Musket

    ... you gotta check this out . I don't know the actual mileage you see from the top, but it certainly spans from Preston County into Monongalia. When the leaves have changed colors, it looks like something out of a Bob Ross painting. Should be quite a ...

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  6. Caleb Riggleman leads Elkins Post 29 to victory over Preston County Post 56Read the original story

    Jun 21, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Caleb Riggleman crushed a bases-clearing, inside-the-park grand slam Monday to help Elkins Post 29 defeat Preston County Post 56, 10-0, in five innings of American Legion baseball action.

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  7. For West Virginia National Guardsmen, the trail to Pancho Villa began in Kanawha CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | Stars and Stripes

    ... was close to fully staffed. Although the War Department ordered the regiment to report to Terra Alta in Preston County for pre-deployment training, state Adjutant General John C. Bond asked to change the site to Camp Kanawha in Kanawha City. Bond ...

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  8. This Week in West Virginia HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... to take his seat, nearly six months into the 74th Congress. June 19, 1909: Oak Park, an amusement park in Preston County, opened. The park was an easy ride from Morgantown, and helped to fill up trains on weekends and holidays. On one summer day in ...

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  9. Artists working to revive Greensboroa s pottery historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | O-R Online

    ... Greensboro in 2012 to connect with the history. Koury grew up across the West Virginia state line in nearby Preston County, and studied art at West Virginia University. “I have a strong passion for the history and maybe the bragging rights ...

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  10. Flash Flood Watch in effect across Western PA until Friday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | WPXI

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  11. West Virginia worker killed in ditch cave-in identifiedRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... al Protection officials say Jarrett was installing a water treatment system at a former Decondor Coal site in Preston County. The work was part of a bond reclamation project for the DEP's Office of Special Reclamation.

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  12. West Virginia worker killed in ditch cave-in identifiedRead the original story

    Jun 13, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... al Protection officials say Jarrett was installing a water treatment system at a former Decondor Coal site in Preston County. The work was part of a bond reclamation project for the DEP's Office of Special Reclamation.

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  13. WV Firefighters, Community Rally to Save 'Bessie,' the Fallen CowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | FireHouse.com

    June 11--MASONTOWN -- Firefighters, animal control officers, farmers and a towing company rallied Thursday evening to recover a cow that fell 400 feet down a hill. Cheat Lake, Kingwood, Masontown and Newburg volunteer fire departments; along with Preston County Animal Control Officers; farmers; KAMP Ambulance; and Doug Snyder, Jim Funk, Terry Parker and Tena Snyder of Snyder Towing worked about seven hours to bring the cow back up the hill.

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  14. Cow rescue requires multiple fire departments and volunteersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. - It took a 7-hour effort by more than 2 dozen volunteers to rescue a Preston County farmer's trapped cow. According to the Preston County Animal Shelter, 911 received a call Thursday that a 2-year-old ...

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  15. Southwestern selling bits of Appalachian shale assets bought from ChesapeakeRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | SNL Financial

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission issued a letter order granting SWN Energy Services Company, LLC and HG Energy, LLC's request of a limited and temporary waiver of the Commission's capacity release regulations and policies and waiver of the related capacity release tariff provisions on June 7. to privately-held HG Energy LLC following a May 2 sale of 135 vertical wells in Preston and Monongalia counties in West Virginia. The sale does not include lease rights to any of Southwestern's leases in the underlying Marcellus and Utica shales.

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  16. Worker killed at former Preston County mine siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    A contract worker helping install a water treatment system at the former Decondor Coal site in Preston County died on the job Tuesday. According to a spokesperson for the state Department of Environmental Protection Office of Special Reclamation, a Sutton company had been working on the system since March.

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  17. No-hitter propels Post 29 to winRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    Caleb Riggleman and Jared Kerns combined for a no-hitter Monday en route to a 11-1 victory for Elkins Post 29 over Preston County Post 56 in American Legion Baseball action.

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  18. Leta s talk turkey, one more timeRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2016 | Logan Banner

    ... a pretty good season, unless you were a gobbler. The top five counties this spring were Mason County (379), Preston County (372), Nicholas County (330), Wood County (326) and Wyoming County (320) respectively. Also, Lincoln County (216), Logan ...

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  19. This week in West Virginia HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. June 5, 1859: A great frost killed crops in the Preston County fields. The fields were replanted with hardy buckwheat, which was successful and became a staple crop, celebrated in the annual ...

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  20. ATV crash claims life of Preston County manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Big News Network.com

    ... EC on behalf of Big News Network. - State police are investigating an?ATV crash that left one man dead in Preston County. Nathan Shaffer, 24, of Masontown, died Wednesday after his ATV went off Bull Run Road Monday night. Troopers said Shaffer's ...

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