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  1. Nitro man hopes cypress tree interest takes rootRead the original story

    Sunday Nov 30 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... by Tyson include the two giants fronting his home, about 300 he planted on a tract of land he once owned in Roane County, a few dozen specimens planted in and around Nitro, including stands bordering a Nitro High parking lot and the town's swimming ...

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  2. Elizabeth BoardRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... New Cumberland, passed away peacefully at the Weirton Medical Center on Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. She was born in Roane County, WV, at Reedy on May 19, 1928, to the late Andrew and Mona Wheaton White. A homemaker, Elizabeth was a member of the former ...

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  3. Bubble teams seek to stay in playoff pictureRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Opportunity awaits for teams on the fence of the playoff picture as the regular season winds down to its final three weeks in the state of West Virginia. Among those on the bubble are Parkersburg , Roane County and Wahama , while a handful of teams try to secure a spot in the top eight and play at home for the first round of the postseason.

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  4. Dave Bing And Ben Townsend On Mountain StageRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | WNYC-AM New York

    ... A member of the Bing Brothers Band and the old-time revivalist string band Gandydancer, Dave Bing (a native of Roane County, W.Va.) is a widely respected veteran teacher and musician. A master of traditional Appalachian fiddle and banjo music, Bing ...

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  5. Supreme Court upholds convictionRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    In a 4-1 decision, the West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals upheld a Roane County man's conviction on a first-degree murder charge. In a memorandum decision issued Friday, the court said there was "no substantial question of law and no prejudicial error" in the conviction of Adam Scott Lytle.

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  6. No CommentRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2014 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    ... (494), Washington (498), University (507), Huntington (523), Greenbrier East (530) and Buckhannon-Upshur (540). Roane County (480) won the Class AA state championship and Charleston Catholic (488) won the Class A title. Both schools repeated as ...

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  7. Carl E. FoutyRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2014 | Marietta Times

    He was born May 1, 1928, in Roane County, W.Va., a son of Brother Dana and Bessie O'Brian Fouty. Carl retired after 28 years of service from Fenton Art Glass.

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  8. Parents concerned over future of Oliver Springs H.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    While the Roane County director of schools calls them "rumors," concerns over Oliver Springs High School's future still worries Parents concerned over future of Oliver Springs H.S. While the Roane County director of schools calls them "rumors," concerns over Oliver Springs High School's future still worries Check out this story on WBIR.com: http://on.wbir.com/1vYhEof Some parents in an East Tennessee community are confused and worried over the fate of their high school. They tell us Oliver Springs High could close because of budget cuts in Roane County Schools. 86 comments

  9. 3-Peat for RoaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    For the first time since the West Virginia High School State Golf Tournament went to three classes in 2002, Roane County became the first Class AA program to win three championships in a row. Wednesday at Oglebay Resort's Jones Course, the Raiders completed their three-peat by erasing a one-stroke deficit with one round remaining and finished with a team score of 480.

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  10. Medalist Wojcik Leads Park RepeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Intelligencer

    ... to the state meet for Wheeling Central as an individual and shot a 174 for the two rounds. In the AA division, Roane County was able to win the crown after being behind one stroke to Bridgeport after Tuesday's action. Freshman Colin Bowles from ...

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  11. Area golfers in contentionRead the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Several area golfers are in contention for medalist honors and Roane County is lurking in the shadows of a possible three-peat after the first day of the West Virginia High School State Golf Championships. Tuesday at Oglebay Resort's Jones Course, Roane County junior Cam Moore carded a 5-over par 76 to set the pace in Class AA by one stroke over Westside's Colin Bowles and Ritchie County's Riley Allen.

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  12. Marching band competitionRead the original story

    Oct 2, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Viking Fest, a high school marching band competition, will begin at 1 p.m. Oct. 4 at Ripley High School's Memorial Stadium. A total of 22 bands from across West Virginia will be competing, including area high school bands from Parkersburg South, Williamstown, Wirt County, Gilmer County, Ravenswood, Roane County and Tyler Consolidated.

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  13. Area Golfers Begin PostseasonRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... Springs and Berry Hills, so they aren't going to see anything at The Pines that they haven't seen already." Roane County's quest for a third straight state title begins today in Region I at Greenhills Country Club in Ravenswood. The Raider ...

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  14. No end in sight for Marple disputeRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2014 | Lincoln Journal

    ... all earned "yes" votes from Sen. Jenkins. FINALLY, back in August, the West Virginia State Police arrested a Roane County man, 21-year-old Seth Grim, after they found improvised explosives, AK-47 style rifles and about 30 live chickens in his ...

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  15. No end in sight for Marple suitRead the original story

    Sep 21, 2014 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... all earned "yes" votes from Sen. Jenkins. Finally, back in August the West Virginia State Police arrested a Roane County man, 21-year-old Seth Grim, after they found improvised explosives, AK-47 style rifles and about 30 live chickens in his wrecked ...

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  16. Wanda N. JohnsonRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... of Jack Johnson, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, at the Arbors of Marietta. Born on Dec. 27, 1916, in Roane County, W.Va., she was a daughter of the late Charles and Myrtle Varner Nellis. She was a graduate of St. Marys High School, and ...

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  17. Arrest made in Spencer fire caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    Investigators with the state Fire Marshal's Office arrested a Roane County man Monday in connection with a Saturday apartment building fire in Spencer. Flames began in a back apartment in the building on Court Street at about 7 o'clock Saturday night.

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  18. 3 W.Va. fire departments receive federal grantsRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Weirton Daily Times

    The grants include nearly $712,000 to the Sherrard Volunteer Fire Department in Marshall County and more than $70,000 apiece to fire departments in the Putnam County community of Buffalo and the Roane County community of Walton.

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  19. Amma Residents Shocked By Bizarre Accident On I-79Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Amma , Roane County , West Virginia It's not everyday people in the small town of Amma see a wreck like this.

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  20. Altered fireworks, chickens found in Lehigh Valley man's SUV following crashRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | Pocono Record

    ... on Interstate 79 in West Virginia, and a Pennsylvania man was arrested, police said. A criminal complaint in Roane County Magistrate Court charged Seth Grim, 21, of Emmaus, with possession of marijuana with intent to deliver, a felony. State Police ...

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