Roane County Newswire (Page 2)

Roane County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Roane County, WV. (Page 2)

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  1. Pennsylvania man sentenced for possessing firearms while using drugsRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2015 | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Seth Grim, 21, of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to two years in federal prison. On Aug. 22, 2014, Grim was involved in a single vehicle accident on I-79 near Amma, Roane County, West Virginia.


  2. Area mayors interested in more home ruleRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2015 |

    ... water in the state. Williams noted Spencer's water department supplies 80 percent of the potable water in Roane County. Allowing the city more ways to generate revenue would benefit residents who rely on that water as well as inhabitants of the ...


  3. Ellis, BobbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 | Newark Advocate

    Bobby L. Ellis SOMERSET: Bobby L. Ellis, 74, of Somerset, Ohio, died at 8:50 a.m. on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at Autumn Healthcare of Somerset. Bob was born January 2, 1941 in Roane County, West Virginia, the son of the late Edgar A. and Dona Raines Ellis.


  4. Family, survivors sue railroad over fatal 2014 car-train crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    Survivors and the family of a young Roane County woman killed when a Norfolk Southern train collided with a car the night of May 2014 in Roane County Family, survivors sue railroad over fatal 2014 car-train crash Survivors and the family of a young Roane County woman killed when a Norfolk Southern train collided with a car the night of May 2014 in Roane County Check out this story on Two survivors and the parents of a young Roane County woman killed when a Norfolk Southern train collided with a car in May 2014 in Roane County are suing the railroad and three employees.


  5. Girl Scouts council issues statement on chargesRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    ... as co-defendants on charges of embezzlement and conspiracy to commit a felony, embezzlement. According to Roane County Prosecutor Joshua Downey, appointed as a special prosecutor in the case, Davis is an employee of the council and Farnsworth is a ...


  6. Delmer R. McKownRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2015 |

    Delmer Ray McKown, 74, of Parkersburg, passed away on Jan. 14, 2015, at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va. He was born Oct. 14, 1940, in Roane County, W.Va., a son of the late Chester and Alva Husk McKown.


  7. Grants awarded for drug disposal boxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 | Independent Herald

    Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has announced that three law enforcement departments in West Virginia have received grants from the Attorney General's Public Health Trust to purchase drug disposal boxes so residents in the counties have a safe way to get rid of unused prescriptions. The grants were awarded as part of the Trust's Dispose Responsibly of Prescriptions, or DRoP, program, which seeks to provide a permanent medicine disposal container in each county.


  8. Lawsuit filed in coal ash cleanupRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 | Knoxville News Sentinel

    A $10 million lawsuit filed in Roane County Circuit Court claims a worker contracted leukemia due to his work cleaning up the 2008 coal ash spill. The lawsuit comes six years after the spill and barely a week after the federal government put in place the first-ever federal standards for the storage of ash from coal-fired power plants, regulating the waste as household garbage instead of as a hazardous material.


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

    Nov 30, 2014 | 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 ...


  10. 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 ...


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

    Oct 23, 2014 |

    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.


  12. 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 ...


  13. Supreme Court upholds convictionRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 |

    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.


  14. 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 ...