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  1. Murray American Energy cuts 829 WV mining jobs, 589 uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | West Virginia Metro

    ... American Energy, Inc. eliminated 829 hourly and salary mining positions at the Marshall County Coal Company, Marion County Coal Company, Ohio Coal Company and Harrison County Coal Company. A Friday afternoon release from the company said, "We regret ...


  2. Sliding into SummerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Morgantown

    ... can get up to 3 feet, smaller or lower depending on who is in the pool," says Tony Michalski, director of the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission. "We have one pattern the waves make, but we can adjust the timing of the wave doors to make ...


  3. Bee CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Morgantown

    ... "If I was down here at the end of May, the bees would be flying in and out like a busy airport." Tom is a Marion County man with 25 years of experience peering into the living, breathing heart of beedom, extracting golden honey, treating bees for ...


  4. Cameron High School Team One Wins West Virginia State History BowlRead the original story

    Thursday May 7 | Huntington News

    Cameron High School Team One in Marshall County won the West Virginia Division of Culture and History's sixth annual West Virginia State History Bowl held Tuesday, May 5, at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex. Fairview Middle School in Marion County was the runner-up in the competition that included 24 teams of eighth graders from 18 middle schools in 13 counties from across the state.


  5. Electronic court filing unveiled in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... took hours, but now took a matter of minutes," Benjamin said. "I remember when we launched this system in Marion County, there was big ice storm and it was not safe to travel the roads. This system can help with attorneys who need to work from home ...


  6. Ind. Courts - Where are we with SB 523, Marion County Small Claims Courts?Read the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Indiana Law Blog

    ... Michael Young, whose objective is not always discernible. The Supreme Court has been asking for changes in the Marion County small claims court system since 2012. As the ILB wrote earlier this year: These courts have been at issue since the ...


  7. No charges in shooting of 11-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    According to Preston County Prosecuting Attorney Mel Snyder, who oversaw the case after Marion County authorities recused themselves from the investigation, there will be no charges filed in the April 9, 2014 shooting. The boy and his brothers, ages 13 and 8, were playing in the room they shared in their Fairmont home when the 11 year old was shot in the head.


  8. Marion County residents plead guilty to possessing materials used to manufacture methRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Brittany Thompson, 26, and Raymond Leonard, 33, both of Fairmont, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of Aiding and Abetting the Possession of Material Used in the Manufacturing of Methamphetamine.


  9. Gal Pal of Judge's Ex Cries Foul Over ArrestRead the original story

    Mar 31, 2015 | Courthouse News Service

    A West Virginia family court judge falsely claimed that her ex-husband's girlfriend wanted to harm her and had the woman arrested on charges, later dismissed, of violating a protective order, a lawsuit filed by the girlfriend claims. In the suit, which was filed in the Clarksburg, W. Va., Federal Court, Heather Evans says Marion County Family Court Judge Amy Swisher obtained a temporary personal safety order her on February 28, 2014.


  10. 25th Anniversary of the first female WVU Mountaineer: Secretary of State Natalie E. TennantRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Huntington News

    ... The current Mountaineer, Michael Garcia, is a former intern for the secretary of state's office and also from Marion County. "Natalie has never stopped being the Mountaineer, and we celebrate with her the anniversary of her selection as WVU's ...


  11. Wrecks slow traffic on I-79 near MorgantownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    This lumber truck was on of 2 trucks to crash on I-79 near the Monongalia-Marion county line Friday. MORGANTOWN, W.Va.


  12. Marion County families without water indefinitelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    According to Kala Moore, the Vice President of the Ministers Run Water Association, the outage is considered indefinite thanks to rising waters and the pending snow storm that could dump anywhere from 6 to 10 inches of snow across parts of north central WV. "We actually have a leak that is in a line that is in a creek.


  13. Region VI Workforce BoardRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    REGION VI WORKFORCE BOARD: Region VI Workforce Investment Board will meet at 10:30 a.m. March 12 at the Marion County Convention and Visitors Bureau in Fairmont.


  14. Proposed bill reduces magistratesRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... and Wyoming. During the 2020 election cycle, the bill makes a further reduction of one magistrate position in Marion County. It specifically calls for one less magistrate in Ohio, Hancock and Marshall counties beginning in the 2016 election cycle. ...


  15. Final vote nears for coal jobs and safety bill at State CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    A Marion County delegate admits Democrats don't have the numbers to keep a bill making changes to state mine safety regulations from passing on Friday when the House of Delegates is scheduled to take a final vote on the Senate bill. Del. Randy Smith and Del.


  16. A look at the 2015 Legislative SessionRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2015 | Martinsburg Journal

    ... would not require prevailing wage pay. House Bill 2092 and Senate Bill 340 are sponsored by Tim Manchin (D-Marion County) and Charles Trump (R-Morgan County), respectively. These bills would mandate that voters provide some sort of photo ID in order ...


  17. Prosecuting attorney will 'vigorously pursue conviction' in drug case against former principalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2015 | KHQA-TV Quincy

    Marion County Prosecuting Attorney David Clayton released a statement Thursday of his intent to pursue a conviction for former principal of Stowell Elementary School, Joshua "JD" Foust. Foust, who was arrested early Wednesday morning, faces a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver stemming from a six-to-eight-week investigation.


  18. West Virginia lawmakers mull naming highway after Nick SabanRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2015 |

    Senators have introduced a resolution to name a section of Route 19 in Marion County after Saban, who grew up in the area. It would be dubbed the "Nicholas Lou 'Nick' Saban, Jr., Expressway."


  19. Jean J. PenceRead the original story

    Feb 15, 2015 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... She lived most of her life in Fairmont and moved to Buckhannon in 2000. She retired as a teacher from the Marion County Board of Education and was an active member of the First Presbyterian Church in Fairmont. Her interests in her life was ...


  20. Harrison County man convicted of prior felonies found guilty of possessing a firearmRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | West Virginia Metro

    Following a three day trial, a Harrison County man convicted of multiple prior felonies was found guilty of unlawful possession of a firearm. Joseph Garrett, 50, of Haywood, has previously convicted of multiple offenses in the Circuit Court of Marion County including Breaking and Entering in 1983, Third Degree Sexual Assault in 1988, and Second Degree Murder in 1998.