Taylor County Newswire

Taylor County Newswire

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

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

    Friday Jan 22 | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Shooting in Taylor County leaves one hospitalized, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    A shooting at a Taylor County bar ended with one person being flown to the hospital and a suspect in police custody. The incident happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the White Front Tavern in Grafton, according to officials.

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  14. Area teams claim soccer titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... n Grafton The tournament is hosted in honor of multiple families who've had loved ones who participated in the Taylor County Soccer Association that are no longer here physically, but their memory lives on through the tournament.

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  15. Taylor County woman charged in the 2012 shooting death of her husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Samantha E. Metzgar, 33, of Grafton, was indicted by a grand jury called into session for this one case Thursday, arrested at her home shortly after and then arraigned Friday morning. She is accused of shooting Benjamin Adam Cooper, a Clarksburg resident and 24 at the time, in the back of the head with a pistol and leaving him dead at the scene near the Boothsville area.

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  16. Police seeking man who fled on foot into woods after high speed chase in Harrison CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    ... routine traffic stop at approximately 2 p.m. Monday afternoon. Authorities pursued Moore along Route 50 toward Taylor County in a high speed chase until he attempted to make a turn onto Route 76, lost control of the bike and fell off. Anyone with ...

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  17. One person transported to hospital after vehicle runs off Rt. 50 in Taylor CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    One person was flown to the hospital after a vehicle ran off the road and hit an unoccupied mobile home in Taylor County. It's unclear at this time why the single-vehicle accident occurred this morning, but officials with Harrison/Taylor 911 said crews was called to the scene along Rt.

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  18. Wanda L. MayleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2015 | The Chronicle-Telegram

    Wanda L. Mayle, 77, of Elyria, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015 at her home. She was born in Taylor County, West Virginia and had been a resident of Elyria for 53 years.

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  19. Shooting in Taylor County leaves one hospitalized, suspect in custodyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    A shooting at a Taylor County bar ended with one person being flown to the hospital and a suspect in police custody. The incident happened at approximately 11:30 p.m. Tuesday night at the White Front Tavern in Grafton, according to officials.

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  20. Area teams claim soccer titlesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... n Grafton The tournament is hosted in honor of multiple families who've had loved ones who participated in the Taylor County Soccer Association that are no longer here physically, but their memory lives on through the tournament.

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