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2 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

Situation Not Good' On School Route

School buses from Marshall and Ohio counties are transporting students along Mozart Road between Mozart and Mount Olivet where an Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus rolled over earlier this month.

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Related Topix: Ohio County, WV

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The Intelligencer

Cops Probe Pool Death

The weekend drowning of a 2-year old in Marshall County appears to be an accident, but is still under investigation, according to Marshall County Sheriff Kevin Cecil.

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Related Topix: Glen Dale, WV

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Intelligencer

Cramer Honored By DEA for Wiretap Work

Marshall County Prosecutor Jeff Cramer was honored by the Drug Enforcement Administration this week for his work using a rare wiretap order to follow the activities of a five-person drug ring charged with dealing over $17,000 worth of oxycodone a month.

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Related Topix: Drug Enforcement Administration, Drugs, Moundsville, WV

Utility Products

West Virginia regulators approve power plant agreement

The Marshall County Commission of Marshall County, West Virginia has approved an agreement for a proposed natural gas-fired power plant.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

The Intelligencer

Cops Get Info on Meth Ingredient Tracking

A tracking system being used to battle the meth problem in the Ohio Valley is working, and is also setting trends for its success rate, officials said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Beech Bottom, WV, New Cumberland, WV, Wheeling, WV

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Intelligencer

PILOT Approved For Takeoff, 2-1

After receiving additional information and assurances from Moundsville Power officials following a Monday special meeting, Marshall County commissioners proceeded Tuesday to approve the Payment In Lieu of Tax agreement to facilitate construction of the $615 million natural gas electricity generator.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Environmental Law, Law

WTOV9

Domestic violence roundtable held in Moundsville

WTOV9.com MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. - Domestic violence programs in West Virginia serve more than $18,000 people each year.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David McKinley, Moundsville, WV

Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Intelligencer

County Not Yet Ready to Fly With PILOT

Marshall County commissioners Don Mason and Brian Schambach said they need more information from Moundsville Power before they can support a Payment In Lieu of Tax agreement for the $615 million plant.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

Support sought for proposed West Virginia power plant

Developers of a proposed natural gas-fired power plant in Marshall County are seeking the county's support of the project.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV, Wheeling, WV

Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Intelligencer

RED Looks for Green Light on Pow...

Over the past two years, about $25 million has gone into plans, studies and site work for the proposed Moundsville Power plant in Marshall County.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Fri Aug 15, 2014

WTOV9

Moundsville man faces attempted murder charges after house fire

WTOV9.com MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. - Moundsville's Robert Wise has been charged with three counts of attempted murder after he admitted to setting his home on fire with three people inside Thursday night.

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Related Topix: Fire

Weirton Daily Times

Magistrate court parking space improvement begins

Hancock County officials want to make sure there's a place for people to park when they visit the new Hancock County Magistrate Court.

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Related Topix: Hancock County, WV, New Cumberland, WV, Weirton, WV

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Intelligencer

W.Va. School Boards May Partner Services

Boards of education in the Northern Panhandle already partner on many services, and but they think sharing an attorney to address legal questions would be a good idea.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Hancock County, WV

Tue Aug 12, 2014

WTOV9

Vote expected on gas power plant in Moundsville soon

WTOV9.com MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- The plan to bring a multi-million dollar natural gas power plant to Moundsville continues.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

West Virginia Metro

Columbia: West Virginia to provide more natural gas for nation

Columbia Pipeline Group will be putting $1.75 billion into natural gas infrastructure designed to support Marcellus and Utica shale gas production areas in West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Intelligencer

Alarm Will Sound For Mock Training

Preparing for a disaster they hope never happens, Williams Energy officials will sound the alarm at the Moundsville natural gas fractionator at approximately 1 p.m. Wednesday as part of emergency training.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Fri Aug 08, 2014

The Intelligencer

Debate Continues On Power Plant

Taking a few minutes to speak between meetings with state regulators, Moundsville Power Managing Partner Andrew Dorn said he continues working to build a $615 million natural gas power plant - despite the political debate over the Payment in Lieu of Tax agreement that would help make it a reality.

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Related Topix: Moundsville, WV

Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Intelligencer

Bus Goes Over a Hill

MOZART?-An Ohio Valley Regional Transportation Authority bus carrying a driver and driver-trainee dropped off the berm of Mozart Road and rolled over several times down an embankment.

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WTOV9

OVRTA bus topples over in Mozart; no passengers aboard

WTOV9.com MARSHALL COUNTY, W.Va. - An Ohio Valley Regional Transit bus got caught on the side of road and toppled over into a field below just before 10:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Tue Aug 05, 2014

WTOV9

Neighbors: Dangerous road needs repaired

A Marshall County road is being called scary and dangerous by drivers. The road is Fisher Lane, now called Marywood Lane, and is in Benwood.

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Related Topix: Benwood, WV

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