Roane County Newswire

Roane County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 39 in Roane County, WV

  1. 42 pmRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... ughts." ( Editor's note: According to multiple Charleston-area media outlets, another DOH worker was injured in Roane County last week when they were struck by a rock while clearing debris following last month's floods.)


  2. DOH worker dead after tree fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | West Virginia Metro

    ... on Union Campground Road near New Haven was the second involving a DOH worker in the past week. Last week, a Roane County DOH crew member was critically injured when a large rock rolled on top of him at a flood cleanup site near Amma. He remains in ...


  3. Mustang Survival ceasing production in SpencerRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 13 |

    ... has come to be known as the "Mustang building" in recent years, said Mark Whitley, executive director of the Roane County Economic Development Authority, which owns the facility. Mustang occupies about 75 percent of the 101,864-square-foot facility, ...


  4. Lineup set for Flood of Love benefit concert in ParkersburgRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 9 |

    ... Geary Elementary School and continues to distribute food to those in need from the Amma Senior Center, both in Roane County. Third Street will be closed between the park and the Municipal Building for the day to provide additional space for the ...


  5. Roane County waiving building permit fee for flood-damaged homesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 |

    Roane County officials are not charging for the building permits people need to start repairing or rebuilding homes damaged by last month's flooding. Melissa Gilbert, director of Roane County 911 and the county Office of Emergency Services, said about 200 buildings were affected by flooding on June 23. Of those, all but six are residential.


  6. Emergency shelters still home to many West Virginians 12 days after floodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | West Virginia Metro

    ... flooding and has been staying there on his own since then while his other family members live with cousins in Roane County. Capital High School in Kanawha County remains open as an American Red Cross emergency shelter following the June 23 flood. ...


  7. Carless G. PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 1 |

    He was born May 12, 1934 in Walton, WV a son of the late George Mayford and Claudie Moore Phillips. He graduated from Walton High School in Roane County, WV and served his country in the US Army National Guard and the US Army.


  8. Video: a walk through a flooded mobile home in Roane CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 29 | West Virginia Metro

    Flood victims in Roane County are among the residents in 10-counties that can now apply with FEMA for federal disaster assistance. A mobile home park along U.S. Route 119 between Clendenin and Amma was destroyed in last Thursday night's flood.


  9. Some Roane County residents have their own cleanup to doRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | West Virginia Metro

    COTTON TREE, W.Va. - Terry Timmerman calls Pennsylvania home but he lost a lot in last week's flash flooding in Roane County.


  10. A love letter to West VirginiaRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... I was wrong. It's funny, because some of my fondest memories take place in the deep pockets of Appalachia, of Roane County - being able to look up with my dad and witness a meteor shower unpolluted by the lights and noises of a city or trekking into ...


  11. Postal Service sets up 17 alternate sites for flood-impacted areasRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2016 |

    Services at two post offices in Roane County that were impacted by the flood have been relocated by the United States Postal Service, the agency announced on Monday. The Postal Service temporarily curtailed or relocated retail and delivery operations in the hardest flood hit areas of West Virginia.


  12. West Virginia National Guard in full response modeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Everyone was standing, attentive, to what was being said as the West Virginia National Guard held its morning briefing Sunday at its headquarters in Charleston on day three of the response to the devastating floods in West Virginia. State Adjutant General Jim Hoyer heard from various Guard members who had the very latest on the needs of West Virginians and the communities they live in.


  13. American Red Cross accepting donations for West Virginia flooding victimsRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2016 |

    ... Friday afternoon at the Elkview Middle School, the Marlinton Middle School and the Newton Community Shelter in Roane County, Kesselring said. Separate from the Red Cross, Rock N' Paws and Friends, a group of pageant kings and queens who do community ...


  14. Plan B to play in City Park showRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2016 |

    ... at the Marietta Sternwheel Festival, Parkersburg Homecoming, Marietta River Roar, the Black Walnut Festival in Roane County and other venues in West Virginia and Ohio. The summer music series is hosted by Artsbridge and Thursday's performance is ...


  15. W.Va. team downs Ohio squad in matchupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2016 |

    ... MVP, swept right to paydirt at 8:44 for a touchdown lead. Then the teams traded turnovers with Cole Hoff (Roane County) recovering a fumble, but the Ohio MVP Tim Ousley (Vinton County) making a diving interception as the the third stanza ended at ...


  16. Roane County's Boggs, Locklear ready for the BACF football gameRead the original story

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    While the real winner during Friday's 23rd annual Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis Football Classic at Stadium Field will be the money raised which goes toward finding a cure, make no mistake the West Virginia all-stars are ready to put on a show against Ohio. "They just need to expect some big hits and good plays going on," admitted former Roane County Raider Caleb Boggs, who has joined ex-teammates Dale Locklear, Stetson Moore, Cole Hoff and Gabe Foster along with the RCHS coaching staff for one more game.


  17. West Virginia players confident heading into BACFRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2016 |

    ... It's a pleasure to work with these young men," said assistant W.Va. coach Russ Stump, who plies his trade for Roane County during the fall. "When we got here, we all talked to each other; there wasn't any shyness. It's like we've played together ...


  18. Roane County's Moore signs with MarshallRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2016 |

    Cole Moore's dream of becoming a professional golfer took another big step last week when the Roane County senior finally decided on a college and a way for him to keep playing the sport he loves The Raider golfer, who has been part of four straight W.Va. Class AA state titles, signed on the dotted line with the Marshall Thundering Herd to be a part of head coach Matt Grobe's squad the next four years.


  19. Twice as NiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... he did and that's what he has done all year. Independence ran away with the team title, garnering 254.5 points. Roane County was second (131), East Fairmont third (122.5) and Calhoun County fourth (103). "We had an up-and-down weekend," McGillian ...


  20. on to the FinalsRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... at me and I was ready for it." Good, won finished second at 132 last season, grinded out a 2-0 decision over Roane County's Adam Reichard at 138. He spent the second period trying to stay off his back. "I usually get up and out fast for that one ...