Harrison County Newswire

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

Results 1 - 20 of 217 in Harrison County, WV

  1. Mountaineer Food Bank survives financial problemsRead the original story

    42 min ago | The Inter-Mountain

    Mountaineer board of directors president Julie Harris attributes the turnaround to support from various sources.

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  2. Assesment opt out available option in Harrison County, but comes with consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | West Virginia Metro

    As parents across the state are opting their students out of the new Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium tests, one county is saying that option is available, but comes with consequences. "Though I respect people's decisions, I hope they respect ours," Harrison County Superintendent Mark Manchin said.

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  3. Northern Panhandle Counties Rake in Severance TaxRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    ... largest share in the Northern Panhandle and the second-largest share in the state at about $1.67 million (Harrison County topped the list at $1.95 million.) Marshall County received $1.1 million, Ohio County, $680,626, Tyler County, $345,436, Brooke ...

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  4. Dueling PitchersRead the original story

    Friday | Weirton Daily Times

    ... while only giving up two hits apiece. The Huskies were held hitless through six innings, but the girls from Harrison County plated two runs on two hits and two errors in the seventh inning, and Harrison Central went on to blank Indian Creek, 2-0, ...

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  5. CENTRA board goes over audit of previous leadership with State Auditor's OfficeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | West Virginia Metro

    ... the findings allege violations of State Code and the State Constitution. As a result, the audit was sent to Harrison County Prosecutor Rachel Romano, who told The Exponent Telegram it was then sent to State Police for investigation. Anita Bower, the ...

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  6. Community Calendar 4-23-15Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Cynthiana Democrat

    ... through 12th. The Soil Conservation Office will be providing free trees to participants while the Harrison County Extension Office will be exhibiting various insects and speaking about our local water tables at the Cynthiana-Harrison County Public ...

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  7. Company agrees to pay $16K for dumping drilling mudRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Salem News

    ... haulers operating in their counties. Waste district director Barbara Walton said a drilling company out of Harrison County paid Central Environmental to dispose of drilling mud at landfills in Brooke and Wetzel counties in West Virginia, which are ...

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  8. Noland named General Music Teacher of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    Jason Noland is a general music, string band and choir teacher in the Johnson and Simpson elementary schools in Bridgeport, W.Va., Harrison County. He is the son of Randy and Shari Noland of Parkersburg.

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  9. Randolph County man convicted on federal drug chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | West Virginia Metro

    Lambert entered his guilty plea to one count of Distribution of Marijuana and faces up to five years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. The Greater Harrison County Drug and Violent Crime Task Force, the Mountain Region Drug and Violent Crime Task Force and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, investigated.

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  10. Nearly 200 Ohio Valley coal miners laid offRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTOV9

    ... And at the Marshall County Coal Company, 128 contractor workers were laid off. There were also layoffs in Harrison County, W.Va. The company said its West Virginia employment is still up 400 people since it acquired the mines from Consol Energy in ...

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  11. Harrison Co. Courthouse gets all clear, no explosives foundRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The Harrison County Courthouse was evacuated for about 30 minutes Wednesday afternoon after someone phoned in a bomb threat to the Chancery Court office. Officials tell us Harrison County Sheriff's deputies performed a sweep of the building and found no explosives.

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  12. Union feels sting of Murray layoffsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | West Virginia Metro

    Another sign of the times in the coal industry came this week when Ohio based Murray Energy laid off more than 200 employees. The latest layoffs were at the company's Marshall County Mine, Ohio County Mine, and Harrison County mine.

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  13. Murray Energy Cuts 214 Coal Jobs in West VirginiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | The Intelligencer

    Fifty-nine miners at Murray Energy Corp.'s Ohio County Mine and 128 employees at Murray's Marshall County Mine are now out of work, with industry and company leaders citing environmental regulations as the culprit. In addition to these Upper Ohio Valley workers, 27 hourly employees at Murray's Harrison County Mine also lost their jobs, bringing the total to 214 West Virginia-based coal miners now in the unemployment line.

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  14. Plans for power plant move forwardRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... terminal overlooking state Route 2. Helmick said ESC also will propose to the authority another plant in Harrison County, West Virginia and possibly a third in Pennsylvania. He said the three could be among two dozen power plants pitched to the PJM ...

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  15. Murray Energy lays off 200 workers at West Virginia minesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WTOV9

    ... were idled at the Ohio County mine, leaving 451 hourly employees. Twenty-seven workers faced layoffs at the Harrison County mine, dropping employment to 422. And 128 contractors were laid off at the Marshall County mine, which employs 814 hourly ...

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  16. Murray Energy Cuts 214 Coal JobsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Big News Network.com

    ... regulations as the culprit. In addition to these Upper Ohio Valley workers, 27 hourly employees at Murray's Harrison County Mine also lost their jobs, bringing the total to 214 West Virginia-based coal miners now in the unemployment line. "We regret ...

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  17. Plans For Wellsburg Gas Power Plant Gain GroundRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Intelligencer

    ... truck terminal overlooking W.Va. 2. Helmick said ESC also will propose to the authority another plant in Harrison County, West Virginia and possibly a third in Pennsylvania. He said the three could be among two dozen power plants pitched to the PJM ...

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  18. Police arrest man hiding in Bridgeport restaurant for approximately six hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | West Virginia Metro

    Authorities in Harrison County arrested a man Thursday after pulling him out of the crawl space of a restaurant he had been hiding in for over six hours. According to Bridgeport Police Chief John Walker, they received a call at approximately 2 a.m. that a man had broken into the T&L Hot Dogs along Main Street.

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  19. Harrison County man receives additional prison time for second robberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Big News Network.com

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  20. Harrison County native to appear on "Chicago Fire"Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | West Virginia Metro

    Fans of the NBC drama "Chicago Fire" in Harrison County may recognize a familiar face during Tuesday night's episode. Clarksburg-native Emily Shaffer will be making her first of potentially many appearances in the world of Chicago EMS partially created by Executive Producer Dick Wolf, of "Law and Order" fame.

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