Taylor County Newswire

Taylor County Newswire

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

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  1. Video: Hail Storm Pummels Southern WVRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | West Virginia Metro

    It's the second hale storm in a week to hit the Mountain State. Last week, a storm pounded Taylor County with hail the size of baseballs, shattering windows and denting vehicles.

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  2. Claims high after Taylor County hail stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | West Virginia Metro

    GRAFTON, W.Va . - Auto claims from last Thursday's hail storm in Taylor County tripled the number of auto claims from hail damage typically filed in West Virginia for an entire year.

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  3. Central Taylor County takes hard hit from hailRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | West Virginia Metro

    ... golf balls at you." The hail fell in various sizes, from 1.5 inches to 2.5 inches in diameter according to Taylor County emergency official reports, with help from strong winds in a storm system. "It was coming down, but it was almost like it was ...

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  4. Hail damage widespread in Taylor CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | West Virginia Metro

    Body shops and windshield repairmen are going to be busy in Taylor County today. Damage is reportedly widespread in the county after a hail storm moved through Thursday evening.

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  5. W.Va. man charged with trying to hit officer with vehicleRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Taylor and Monongalia counties and eventually stopped on a private road, attempting to strike an approaching Taylor County sheriff's deputy with his vehicle. Poynter got out, began fighting with deputies and pulled out a weapon. The gun went off but ...

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  6. Taylor County BOE levy vote postponed due to Winter Storm JonasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2016 | West Virginia Metro

    Due to public safety concerns, Saturday's vote regarding the renewal of the Taylor County Board of Education Levy has been pushed back. "after conferring with Emergency Services co-directors Robert Beltner, Michael Kochka and Prosecuting Attorney John Bord, I am requesting that the Taylor County Levy Election to be held on January 23, 2016, be postponed," wrote County Clerk Georgianna Thompson on a affidavit Friday morning.

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  7. Koby Thomas Rein Jr.Read the original story

    Jan 1, 2016 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Koby Thomas Rein Jr., 71, of Belpre, Ohio, died on December 30, 2015, at the Ross Hospital at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. He was born in Taylor County, W.Va., on September 9, 1944, and was the son of the late Jacob and Clara Bell Hill Rein.

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  8. Sago Mine Disaster survivor, 10 years laterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... how grateful I am to be here to experience the joy of this family,' Randal McCloy, Jr. said in a statement. TAYLOR COUNTY, W.Va. - Ten years after the Sago Mine Disaster, the sole survivor of the Two Left Crew is living a quiet life in Taylor ...

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  9. Main Street gets Christmas boost from Campbellsville UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2015 | Columbia Magazine

    ... The refurbished ornament decorations are located throughout Main Street at First United Methodist Church, the Taylor County Justice Center, at the entrance of an alley, the Campbellsville Civic Center, behind the old Taylor County Courthouse and ...

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  10. Juvenile sentenced in PB caseRead the original story

    Dec 17, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Barbour County Sheriff Philip Ferguson and all members of the Barbour County Sheriff's Department, as well as Taylor County Sheriff Terring Skinner for sending members of the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, and Philippi Police Chief Jeff Walters and ...

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  11. Winter Woodland Wonderland lights are all aglow at Tygart Lake State...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Huntington News

    Tygart Lake State Park near Grafton in Taylor County will be all aglow with Christmas decorations beginning Nov. 28. The 20-room lodge and Apple Annie's restaurant have a theme, "Winter Woodland Wonderland," with interior niches decorated with canoe and woodland creatures. Outside lighting will be outstanding as well.

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  12. Winter Woodland Wonderland lights are all aglow at Tygart Lake State...Read the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    Tygart Lake State Park near Grafton in Taylor County will be all aglow with Christmas decorations beginning Nov. 28. The 20-room lodge and Apple Annie's restaurant have a theme, "Winter Woodland Wonderland," with interior niches decorated with canoe and woodland creatures. Outside lighting will be outstanding as well.

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  13. Public utility property values in West Virginia increaseRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... County in the past year. Ritchie and Tyler counties each saw a 16 percent increase, while property values in Taylor County rose by 9 percent. In the southern coalfields, utility property values fell by 10 percent in Boone County, 8 percent in ...

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  14. Apple Annie's arrives at Tygart Lake LodgeRead the original story

    Nov 12, 2015 | West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

    ... Annie's brings a new theme and a new home-style menu for visitors and guests at Tygart Lake State Park and the Taylor County area," Redford said. "We're excited for this change, and can't wait for our guests and visitors to experience the new ...

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  15. Apple Annie's arrives at Tygart Lake LodgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... Annie's brings a new theme and a new home-style menu for visitors and guests at Tygart Lake State Park and the Taylor County area," Redford said. "We're excited for this change, and can't wait for our guests and visitors to experience the new ...

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  16. Hostage suspect in court MondayRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... her gratitude to Barbour County Sheriff Philip Ferguson, all members of the Barbour County Sheriff's Office, Taylor County Sheriff Terring Skinner for sending members of the Taylor County Sheriff's Office, Philippi Police Chief Jeffrey Walters and ...

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  17. Bond in diesel case is modifiedRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... laid off from his coal mine job," according to the complaint. Zirkle additionally had a misdemeanor warrant in Taylor County and a felony warrant in Harrison County for similar alleged activity. Zirkle also spoke about "doing this scheme in Upshur ...

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  18. Taylor County man arrested for attempted sexual assault of a minorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... at a church, exposed himself to her and began touching his genitalia. He reportedly told deputies with the Taylor County Sheriff's Department that he intended to have intercourse with the girl and admitted to frequently having sexual fantasies about ...

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  19. Fire Marshal determines Taylor County mobile home fire not suspiciousRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The State Fire Marshals Office has determined a fire that destroyed a mobile home in Taylor County Monday night should no longer be considered suspicious. Crews originally responded to the fire at approximately 9:30 Monday night and battled the flames for roughly an hour and a half before they were extinguished.

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  20. Taylor County home destroyed in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    The State Fire Marshal's Office has been called in to investigate a suspicious fire that destroyed a Taylor County mobile home. Crews responded to the scene Monday night along Bentridge Road in the Thornton area at approximately 9:30 p.m., according to officials.

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