McDowell County Newswire

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  1. Vietnam wall heading to GilbertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WOAY

    ... post in Iaeger is giving the sacred memorial safe travels as it goes from Bluefield to Gilbert. Bikers from McDowell County are escorting the trailer that is filled with the names of more than 58,000 fallen soldiers. Local vets like Al Hancock were ...

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  2. West Virginia's abandoned and dilapidated building problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Huntington News

    ... state to its full natural beauty. Abandoned and dilapidated housing is a massive problem in West Virginia. McDowell County has reported more than 500 abandoned structures (Marshall University n.d.). In Huntington, more than 170 abandoned residential ...

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  3. You should see the other guy! Man is arrested and charged with...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 18 | Daily Mail

    ... as he went on the run in West Virginia last week. Rick J. Jones, 33, of the Frog Level Section of Coalwood, McDowell County, was snapped peering into the camera with just one eye open, the rest of his face appearing bruised and scabbed. He is said ...

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  4. McDowell residents celebrate start of water projectRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 14 | Big News Network.com

    ... KIMBALL, W.Va. Work on the first phase of a water project that will eventually bring water to thousands of McDowell County residents could be finished by July of next year. A ceremonial groundbreaking ceremony for Phase I of the Elkhorn Regional ...

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  5. McDowell residents celebrate start of water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | West Virginia Metro

    Work on the first phase of a water project that will eventually bring water to thousands of McDowell County residents could be finished by July of next year.

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  6. Feds: West Virginia prison had 10 serious safety issuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    A federal investigation has found employees at a McDowell County federal prison were allegedly exposed to blood-borne pathogens and other safety hazards.

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  7. Feds Say WV Prison Had 10 Serious Safety IssuesRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Charleston , Kanawha County , West Virginia A federal investigation has found employees at a McDowell County federal prison were allegedly exposed to blood-borne pathogens and other safety hazards.

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  8. New water project celebrates ground breaking in KimballRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 12 | WOAY

    An important ground-breaking ceremony took place in McDowell County Tuesday morning commemorating the beginning of a new water project.

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  9. OSHA finds violations at McDowell federal prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 12 | West Virginia Metro

    Investigators with the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration have found ten serious violations at the Federal Correctional Institution in McDowell County - violations that reportedly lead to prison workers being exposed to bloodborne pathogens.

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  10. McDowell authorities arrest female in alleged domestic shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 10 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    The McDowell County Sheriff's office along with troopers from the Welch Detachment, West Virginia State Police arrested a McDowell County female on malicious wounding, domestic assault and domestic battery charges, according to Sgt.

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  11. Indictment dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    The special judge who was appointed to hear the criminal case involving a McDowell County magistrate who was named in an indictment charging that he falsified court documents, dismissed the criminal complaint by order entered on Thursday in a strongly-worded, 4-page dismissal order.

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  12. Reconnecting McDowell votes to build housing complexRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 7 | Big News Network.com

    ... by Mainstream Media EC on behalf of Big News Network. The effort to improve the school system and economy of McDowell County took a significant step forward Wednesday with a vote to build a new apartment complex in downtown Welch.

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  13. Rabies vaccine drop slated for regionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... West Virginia skies this August to help stem the spread of raccoon rabies. Mercer County and neighboring McDowell County and Monroe County are scheduled to be part of the rabies vaccine bait distribution this year, according to a release issued ...

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  14. Suspect arraigned on charges of cutting husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    A Mercer County woman was arraigned Wednesday morning in McDowell County magistrate court on charges that she allegedly cut her husband in the back with a pocket knife.

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  15. Officials announce plans for teacher, professionals housing in McDowellRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 7 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... to attract teachers, but it is possible. "I think once we get them here, we can hold them and show them McDowell County and the city of Welch and our school system," Honaker said. "The love of the people here in McDowell County (will keep teachers ...

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  16. Book looks at history of McDowell coal, railRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Independent Herald

    McDowell County Coal and Rail is the newest addition to Arcadia Publishing's Postcard History Series and is set to release on August 11, 2014.

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  17. Child At The Center Of Amber Alert Found In Pike CountyRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... and was placed in the custody of Child Protective Services. A partnership aimed at improving schools in McDowell County, West Virginia, says it will build 28 new apartments in the impoverished county for teachers and other professionals. The ...

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  18. Oil Leak Contained At Nitro BusinessRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... it was thunder or a big truck. No injuries were reported. A partnership aimed at improving schools in McDowell County, West Virginia, says it will build 28 new apartments in the impoverished county for teachers and other professionals. The nation's ...

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  19. No Damage Found On Capitol Dome From FireworksRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    ... may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. A partnership aimed at improving schools in McDowell County, West Virginia, says it will build 28 new apartments in the impoverished county for teachers and other professionals. The ...

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  20. Apartments To Be Built In McDowell County For Teachers, Other ProfessionalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 6 | WCHS-TV Charleston

    Welch , West Virginia A partnership aimed at improving schools in McDowell County, West Virginia, said it will build 28 new apartments in the impoverished county for teachers and other professionals.

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