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  1. Large rock slide on Route 10Read the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Big News

    ... nstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. Crews with the West Virginia Division of Highways with help from the Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department are currently working to clear the large rocks and debris from the road.


  2. Man's sentencing delayed on charge related to Matoaka fireRead the original story

    Jan 18, 2015 |

    The sentencing of a man on a charge related to a multimillion-dollar fire in Matoaka has been delayed until April. Media outlets report that 29-year-old Brandon Coomes' lawyer requested the delay so his client can enter a drug rehabilitation program.


  3. Suspect in Destructive W.Va. Blaze Headed to RehabRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2015 |

    Jan. 17--PRINCETON -- A man whose cigarette ignited a fire that destroyed five downtown Matoaka buildings in early August of 2014 will soon be attending a drug rehabilitation center. Brandon Coomes, 29, of Lashmeet appeared Friday for a hearing before Circuit Court Judge William Sadler.


  4. $100 bills given away at traffic stops thanks to Secret SantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    ... and began making stops. Some were on Route 460, a few others closer to Bluefield and some more in the communities of Matoaka and Lashmeet. Crowder made two stops himself including that of a young mother. "When I got up on the car she was shaking, ...


  5. Man injured in logging accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    TV reported the victim was Jackie McKinney of Matoaka. First responders had to use ATVs to reach him after the accident was reported at about 9:40 a.m. A medical helicopter responded to a landing zone near the intersection of Route 10 and Route 19. We are West Virginia's only news, talk and sports network providing you the ability to reach all of West Virginia through a single source.


  6. Mercer man charged in $4M fire enters pleaRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Big News

    ... throughout the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. MATOAKA, W.Va. (AP) -- A Mercer County man accused of starting a fire that caused nearly $4 million in damage has pleaded guilty to ...


  7. Mercer man charged in $4M fire enters pleaRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 |

    ... George Sitler said Thursday that Coomes intended to strip copper wiring from the building, which is owned by Matoaka Mayor Todd Colonna and was being renovated. The Aug. 8 fire started when Coomes flipped a cigarette into a hole. Sitler said Coomes ...


  8. Clean up continues in tornado-damaged OddRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    An EF-1 tornado touched down between Spanishburg and Matoaka in Mercer County Oct. 7. That same night an EF-2 twister slashed through the community of Odd in Raleigh County. Even though the tornadoes were isolated, they left behind areas of destruction.


  9. Still work to do in tornado-damaged areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    ... "They've been working to get the roads cleared and the power back on." An EF-1 tornado hit between Spanishburg and Matoaka in Mercer County and an EF-2 twister wiped out hundreds of trees near the community of Odd in Raleigh County. The Red Cross ...


  10. Weather service confirms tornado in southern W.Va.Read the original story

    Oct 8, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    The weather service in Blacksburg, Virginia, said Wednesday the EF1 tornado traveled more than five miles Tuesday night in Mercer County between Matoaka and Spanishburg.


  11. Tornado 'Survivors' recoveringRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 8, 2014 | WOAY

    ... at 105 MPH. The tornado reportedly first touched down just after 11:30 tuesday night about two miles northeast of Matoaka before lifting several times while taking down trees along its path, and damaging three homes along Beeson Road. The tornado ...


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