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  1. Harrison County IncreasesSecurity Ahead of Matthew Dowdel Murder TrialRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | The Intelligencer

    Harrison County murder suspect Matthew Dowdel will go on trial starting Tuesday, and Harrison County Sheriff Ronald Myers said to expect some delays in the courthouse because of increased security measures. The 24-year-old Hopedale man's trial for the murder of Joseph Strother of Cadiz, previously scheduled for November, will begin next Tuesday, March 10 and is scheduled to last seven days.

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  2. Natural Gas Power Plant Planned ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Intelligencer

    ... the Dorns entered a memorandum of understanding to build another such facility near Clarksburg, W.Va. Harrison County Administrator William Parker said the agreement the county's commissioners entered with ESC Harrison County Power "is very ...

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  3. Harrison County names Rachel Romano as new prosecutorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | West Virginia Metro

    ... Angotti seconded the motion. "I thought Rachel would be the best one of the remaining two that lived in Harrison County," Fazzini said. "I'm looking for somebody who's going to commit to the position, and run for reelection and give me 12 years, or ...

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  4. Federal grand jury returns indictments on firearms chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 4 | West Virginia Metro

    Wade Highland, 45, of Lost Creek, is alleged to have been in unlawful possession of multiple firearms in Harrison County throughout 2014 and is charged with two counts of Possession of Stolen Firearms and one count of being a Felon in Possession of Firearms. Mike Sheriff Scott, 35, of Columbia, Maryland, is alleged to have been in unlawful possession of a .22 caliber revolver in Monongalia County in November and is charged with one count of being a Felon in Possession of Firearm.

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  5. Victim in fatal Harrison County vehicle accident identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | West Virginia Metro

    Gary Hollen II, 37, was travelling along Haywood Road at around 3 a.m., when the vehicle he was in crashed. 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.

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  6. Harrison County supervisor William Martin was target in prison corruption case, auditor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | The Mississippi Press

    An indicted county official who committed suicide had been targeted in a prison corruption case, and more charges are likely to come, Mississippi's state auditor said Friday. State Auditor Stacey Pickering said Harrison County Supervisor William Martin's indictment was an outgrowth of the corruption investigation that began with former Corrections Commissioner Chris Epps and Brandon businessman Cecil McCrory.

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  7. CCC Museum AssociationRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | The Inter-Mountain

    CCC MUSEUM ASSOCIATION: West Virginia State Civilian Conservation Corps Museum Association will meet at 2 p.m. March 15 at the West Virginia State CCC Museum in Quiet Dell, Harrison County, just off I-79, exit 115.

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  8. Flags lowered today to remember William MartinRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    Flags outside the Harrison County Courthouse in Gulfport have been lowered to half staff. The county is paying tribute to William Martin, the supervisor who was found dead inside his Gulfport home Thursday, moments after being indicted by a federal grand jury on bribery and obstruction of justice charges.

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  9. Angotti appointed to Harrison County CommissionRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Big News Network.com

    Democrat Frank ';Chunki'; Angotti edged out former state Senator Sam Cann, 6-5, in third and final round of voting Thursday night, conducted by the Harrison County Democratic Executive Committee. ';I really feel good that the Democratic committee has confidence in me to go back up there and serve with Commissioner Watson and Commissioner Fazzini.

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  10. Oil & Gas Production Quadruples in OhioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Intelligencer

    ... does not distinguish dry methane natural gas from natural gas liquids such as propane, ethane and butane. Harrison County features a larger number of active shale wells than Belmont and Monroe do, although the most productive is the Gulfport Energy ...

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  11. Angotti appointed to Harrison County CommissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | West Virginia Metro

    Democrat Frank "Chunki" Angotti edged out former state Senator Sam Cann, 6-5, in third and final round of voting Thursday night, conducted by the Harrison County Democratic Executive Committee. "I really feel good that the Democratic committee has confidence in me to go back up there and serve with Commissioner Watson and Commissioner Fazzini. 3 comments

  12. Martin's attorney shocked by suicide: 'He was ready to mount a defense'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    WLOX News has confirmed that Harrison County Supervisor William Martin was found dead inside his home in Gulfport from a single gunshot wound. Friends and family members have gathered outside the home.

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  13. Miss. official fatally shoots self on day of corruption caseRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Cybercast News Service

    By the time his name was called out in federal court Thursday morning, Harrison County Supervisor William Martin was already dead. Martin had been scheduled to appear at 11 a.m. Thursday to answer to an indictment claiming he took bribes for years and then tried to get a witness to lie about it to a grand jury.

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  14. Supervisor Martin confirmed dead inside Gulfport homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... of the live player, disable compatibility mode if you do not see player. WLOX News has confirmed that Harrison County Supervisor William Martin was found dead inside his home in Gulfport from a single gunshot wound. (Photo source: WLOX) Friends and ...

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  15. Warrant issued after Supervisor Martin fails to appearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    There's now an arrest warrant out for Harrison County Supervisor William Martin, after he failed to show up at a scheduled 8am meeting with a probation officer. WLOX News has learned an indictment will be unsealed today that accuses Martin of a federal crime.

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  16. Human Remains Found in Harrison County Identified as Jewett WomanRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 24 | The Intelligencer

    In late December, human remains were discovered by two hunters in a wooded area off of Bell Road, Archer Township in Harrison County. The Harrison County Sheriff's Office, assisted by the Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification, collected the skeletal remains and sent them to the Stark County Coroner's Office.

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  17. ODNR issues 18 new drilling permitsRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 22 | Salem News

    ... County. The Carroll County permits were issued to Chesapeake Exploration in Lee and Washington townships. In Harrison County all five were issued to Chesapeake Energy in North Township. In Monroe County they were issued to CNX Gas Company in ...

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  18. Harrison County fire results in transport to West Penn Burn CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | West Virginia Metro

    According to officials, the fire began roughly around 6 p.m. at the residence on Tyler Avenue with one person initially trapped on the second floor. Two people were transported away from the scene by the Harrison County Emergency Squad, with the second individual taken to United Hospital Center.

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  19. DEP Approves Cleanup Method Submitted by ExxonMobil CorporationRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Huntington News

    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has approved a cleanup method submitted by ExxonMobil Corporation to address environmental conditions through the Voluntary Remediation Program at Exxon Clarksburg, VRP 05198 in Harrison County. The site is located at 798 West Pike Street in Clarksburg and includes approximately 0.769 acres.

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  20. Tyler Bachtel of Saucier arrested for failing to appear on meth chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | The Mississippi Press

    An 18-year-old Saucier man has been arrested for failing to appear in court to answer to a charge of possession of methamphetamine. According to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin T. Brisolara, deputies answered a call of a trespassing complaint on East Adams Road Friday night.

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