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  1. More coal layoffs in southern West VirginiaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Big News Network.com

    ... the social media spectrum and is administered by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. More than 50 coal miners are being laid off in McDowell County ahead of the holidays. ArcelorMittal issued layoff notices to ...

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  2. A conversation with Elaine McMillion Sheldon about HollowRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Kino-eye.com

    Hollow is an interactive documentary and community participatory project that examines the future of rural America through stories of over 30 residents of McDowell County, West Virginia, an area that is representative of many regional boom-and-bust economies across the country. The project is also available in a DVD edition for classroom use along with a study guide .

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  3. New inductees for West Virginia Hall of Fame announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | West Virginia Metro

    ... in Montgomery, on the banks of the Kanawha River, John Ellison was raised in the mining town of Landgraff, McDowell County. In 1959, Ellison quit his job at the Carter Hotel in Welch and bought a one-way ticket to Rochester, NY, to pursue his dream ...

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  4. McDowell County woman pleads to fraudulent water reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Independent Herald

    United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Bonita Witt-Hird, 60, of Thorpe (McDowell County) West Virginia, pled guilty today in federal court in Charleston to filing fraudulent water quality reports. Witt-Hird was formerly employed as the ...

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  5. Mary E. BlyRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Medina Gazette

    Mary E. Bly, 93, passed away Friday, November 14, 2014 at her home at Emeritus of Medina. Mary was born in Filbert, McDowell County, West Virginia on August 13, 1921, to the late William Sydney and Aulena Bowman.

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  6. Fraudulent water quality report case nets pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | Norwalk Citizen News

    A former office manager for a West Virginia environmental engineering firm has pleaded guilty to filing fraudulent water quality reports. U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says the resident of Thorpe in McDowell County was employed by Richmorr Associates Inc. The Elkview company conducts required testing of wastewater treatment plant discharges throughout the state to ensure compliance with water quality standards.

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  7. Woman Pleads Guilty in Federal Court to Filing False Waste Water Treatment DocumentsRead the original story

    Nov 13, 2014 | Huntington News

    United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced that Bonita Witt-Hird, 60, of Thorpe (McDowell County) West Virginia, pled guilty today in federal court in Charleston to filing fraudulent water quality reports. Witt-Hird was formerly employed as the ...

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  8. Three dozen coal miners lose jobs in McDowell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    WELCH, W.Va. - Thirty-six coal McDowell County coal miners lost their jobs Monday when they were told by an Alpha Natural Resources subsidiary the mine was being "permanently idled."

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  9. Bids sought for McDowell County water projectRead the original story

    Nov 9, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... Extension Project will bring public water service to households along Route 52 between Premier and Iaeger. McDowell County Public Service District general manager Mavis Brewster tells the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (http://bit.ly/1ANj61c ) that most ...

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  10. Ohio girl reported missing 2 years ago is found in WelchRead the original story

    Nov 7, 2014 | WOAY

    ... Crawley is charged with domestic assault and misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He is being held in the McDowell County Holding Facility, in Welch pending arraignment. He will be sent to the Southwestern Regional Jail in Holden. Police say Dajanae ...

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  11. Columbus Teen Missing Since 2012 Found Alive In West VirginiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | WBNS

    ... life." Crawley has been charged with domestic assault and possession of marijuana. He is being held at the McDowell County Holding Unit pending arraignment. "I am glad at least the parents know their daughter is alive now," said Welch Police Chief ...

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  12. Ohio teenager, missing since 2012, found in WelchRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    ... had been living with Joseph Redford Crawley, 50. The two had spent time in Baltimore, Maryland but moved to McDowell County where Crawley had relatives. Crawley is believed the be the father of Harmon's one-year-old child. The award-winning native ...

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  13. Republican Mark Maynard upsets ChafinRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... Welch and War have been all but forgotten. The highway completion would encourage businesses to come back. McDowell County dropped in population from 98,887 in 1950 to an estimated 20,876 in 2013. Pro- life and the 2nd Amendment are two items ...

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  14. Mingo travels to Mt. ViewRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... (32) and Joe Hunt (35). The Mingo Central Miners (8-1) have one more regular season game as they travel to McDowell County to take on Mt. View. "Mt View has some athletic players with a new coach that will turn their program around," Kinder said. ...

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  15. Two in Critical ConditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WOAY

    Deputies in McDowell county are investigating a two vehicle accident that happened on Tuesday afternoon on route 80,outside of Iaeger, W.V. 34 year old Joshua Payne of Avondale and 18 year Ashley Payne of Bradshaw both remain in critical condition. Deputies arrived on the scene and closed down the road due to road conditions left from the accident.

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  16. In West Virginia, the glass ceiling shatters but shards remainRead the original story

    Oct 31, 2014 | WICU12 Erie

    ... freeway promotes the Appalachian Bible College and the Southern X-Posure Gentlemen's Club. I'm heading to McDowell County, the worst-off county in West Virginia and among the poorest in the nation, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. It was this ...

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  17. What do women voters want in West Virginia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | CNN

    ... When it comes to voting, she says, most of the poor she serves aren't registered and can't read Like many in McDowell County, Larkin's life was shaped, at least in part, by a death in a coal mine: Her grandfather died in one Her church once had ...

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  18. Senators gather for 1st W.Va. coalfields meetingRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... you sink all your economic eggs into one basket, I guarantee you, poverty will follow," said Mike Woods, a McDowell County resident. This year's elections in West Virginia are being driven by opposition to a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; in ...

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  19. WVSP make arrests in homicide caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Logan Banner

    The West Virginia State Police have announced two arrests in relation to the suspicious vehicle fire in the Long Pole area of McDowell County on Sunday.

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  20. Arrests made in McDowell murdersRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2014 | Big News Network.com

    ... and Mullins' bodies in a burned out vehicle near Panther early Sunday morning along Long Pole Creek in McDowell County. Initially it was believed the pair died in a motor vehicle accident. However, troopers discovered both men had been shot and the ...

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