Webster County Newswire

Webster County Newswire

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

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  1. Martinsburg Senior Leaguers to begin region playRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 21 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... today in the opening round. Martinsburg outscored opponents 53-11 in the state tournament, shutting out both Webster County and Barboursville. Martinsburg never scored fewer than 10 runs in the state tournament, winning by scores of 10-0, 16-6, 12-0 ...


  2. FirstEnergy Mon Power Employees Move to New Webster County Service CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | Electric Energy Online

    ... new locker rooms with showers, restrooms, crew rooms and a large conference room. "Winters are fierce in Webster County, and the ability to park all of our trucks inside a climate-controlled garage and out of the weather is a real benefit for our ...


  3. Painted rocks movement aims to spread positivityRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 19 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... to a recent article in The State Journal, the July 2016 U.S. Census estimates there are 8,646 people in Webster County, West Virginia, where the Let's Rock Webster County Facebook page has more than 2,300 members, many who say the activity has ...


  4. Proposal for 2,490 more hogs meets with no oppositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 18 | The Messenger

    A public hearing on a proposed 2,490-capacity swine confinement building near Dayton saw no opposition Tuesday morning during the Webster County Supervisors meeting at the Webster County Courthouse. The proposed building, at an existing facility owned by Parks Finishing Holdings, would bring the site from 1,992 animal units to 4,980.


  5. City in new lawsuitRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | Webster County Citizen

    This time, the plaintiff is Joyce M. Napier, who court records say is a 67-year-old resident of the Seymour Senior Citizens' Housing complex. The case type is personal injury and was filed in Webster County.


  6. Flag Day fanfareRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | The Messenger

    -Messenger photo by Peter Kaspari Chad Bahr, Webster County Planning and Zoning administrator, plays "The Star-Spangled Banner" on his trumpet at the Webster County Courthouse Wednesday morning. Bahr said he was playing the trumpet for Flag Day and, ...


  7. Audie - Junior' MillerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    He was born May 26, 1930, in Webster County, a son of the late Audie R. and Emma I. Hamrick Miller.


  8. Robbery suspect Mosley-Smith held on cash-only bondRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2017 | The Messenger

    The man accused of robbing two downtown Fort Dodge locations earlier this month has been ordered held on cash-only bond. Devontae Mosley-Smith, 24, of Fort Dodge, had his bond set at a combined $47,000 cash-only during his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Tuesday morning.


  9. Man arrested in Bloomers, FD Library robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2017 | The Messenger

    ... ly took money from a cash register at the Fort Dodge Public Library, 424 Central Ave. He is being held in the Webster County Jail awaiting his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court, which is scheduled for 9 a.m. Tuesday.


  10. Assault suspect restrained at court appearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | The Messenger

    A man accused of assaulting two people and a police officer was restrained by Webster County Jail officials during his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Monday morning. Josh Pendleton, 33, of Fort Dodge, is charged with two counts of assault causing bodily injury, one count of assault on a police officer and one count of interference with official acts.


  11. Coleman Sanitary District to hold new electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2017 | The Messenger

    The board of trustees overseeing the sewers in a small district just south of Fort Dodge held a public meeting Tuesday for what may be the first time in two years to address a number of issues that were brought to light in a recent lawsuit. The meeting was held at the Webster County Courthouse in response to a judge's order from earlier this month, after two Coleman District residents brought suit against their sanitary sewer board, claiming the board refused to honor an open records request.


  12. Woman accused of defrauding $1,500 from employerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2017 | The Messenger

    ... use of a credit card, all aggravated misdemeanors. According to the criminal complaint, filed with the Webster County attorney's office, Tomlinson, while employed at Younkers, 217 S. 25th St., allegedly defrauded $1,561.85 from the store throughout ...


  13. Scuffle suspect ordered held on bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | The Messenger

    A man who had to be wrestled to the floor of the Webster County Courthouse when he allegedly fought with a Webster County sheriff's deputy has been ordered held on bond. Gary D. Spencer Jr., 52, of Fort Dodge, had his total bond set at $4,500 cash-only by Magistrate William Thatcher during his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Tuesday morning.


  14. Webster deputy survives shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    A Webster County deputy was shot Saturday evening but wasn't seriously injured because of his bulletproof vest, authorities said. The deputy was shot while attempting a traffic stop on Meadow Fork Road in Cowen at about 6:45 p.m. when the shooting occurred.


  15. Webster County authorities searching for missing Hurricane manRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2017 | West Virginia Metro

    The Webster County Office of Emergency Services and 911 Center is conducting a search for a missing Putnam County man who hasn't been heard from since arriving in Webster County Saturday afternoon. Joe Ranson Jr., 60, arrived in the Webster Springs area around 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 for a fishing trip.


  16. DCI: Petraline took $10K from DemocratsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Messenger

    A former treasurer of the Webster County Democratic Central Committee has been accused of stealing more than $10,000 from the organization over five years. Diana Petraline, 70, formerly of Fort Dodge, was charged with first-degree theft and first-degree fraudulent practices.


  17. Petraline accused of misappropriating Webster County Democrats fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2017 | The Messenger

    Petraline, formerly of Fort Dodge, allegedly used the party's funds for herself and her family's benefit from 2010 through 2015, according to the criminal complaint. Petraline made her initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Monday.


  18. Town takes DIY approach to restoring flood-damaged parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2017 | NewsandSentinel.com

    While homes and businesses in this east-central West Virginia mountain town escaped major damage from last June's epic flooding, its beloved community park, located on a 7-acre island in the Elk River, was submerged, scoured, battered with debris and buried in silt. Baker's Island Recreation Area is Webster County's best known and most used park.


  19. Emma Scott Garden Club hosts meetingRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2017 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... State Conservation Camp Secretary Allan Miller as he relates to the club his history with Camp Ceasar in Webster County during the club's annual Jack Frost Luncheon held at Graceland Inn in Elkins. ELKINS- Members of the Emma Scott Garden Club ...


  20. Poldervaarta s bond increased by judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2017 | The Messenger

    Aaron Poldervaart, a former Fort Dodge Senior High assistant swim coach facing sexual abuse charges, had his bond amount increased Wednesday morning. However, during his initial appearance in Webster County Magistrate Court Wednesday morning, Poldervaart's bond was increased by Magistrate William Habhab.