McDowell County Newswire

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  1. Arrests made in McDowell murdersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | 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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  2. Arrests made in McDowell murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    State Police arrested Donald Bailey of Crumpler and Troy Justice of Panther Monday and charged them in the murders of Brandon Church, 21, of Iaeger and Clinton Mullins, 46, of Garland. Troopers discovered Church and Mullins' bodies in a burned out vehicle near Panther early Sunday morning along Long Pole Creek in McDowell County.

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  3. 2 bodies found in burned vehicle in southern W.Va.Read the original story

    Yesterday | The Inter-Mountain

    State police are investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were found in a burned vehicle in McDowell County.

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  4. Judges to consider Clarksburg official's removalRead the original story

    Monday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The West Virginia Supreme Court on Friday appointed Raleigh County Circuit Judge H.L. Kirkpatrick III, McDowell County Circuit Judge Rudolph J. Murensky II and Webster County Circuit Judge Jack Alsop to hear the petition. The panel will hold a hearing Oct. 30 and Oct. 31 at the Harrison County Courthouse in Clarksburg.

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  5. Two dead in burned out car in McDowell CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | West Virginia Metro

    The state Fire Marshal's Office is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information in connection with the deaths of two men in McDowell County. The victims were found dead in a burned out car in the Longpole community at around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

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  6. W.Va. dad sentenced for not paying child supportRead the original story

    Sunday | The Inter-Mountain

    ... to four counts of failure to pay child support. He received probation. Legal secretary Joy Lamb with the McDowell County prosecutor's office tells the newspaper that a condition of the probation required Hazzard to get a job and begin paying the ...

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  7. Man charged in McDowell County shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | West Virginia Metro

    A McDowell County man is charged with attempted murder for allegedly shooting and wounding a man in Panther on Monday night. State Police said the victim, age 25, was recovering at Welch Community Hospital on Tuesday after being shot multiple times.

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  8. Gee shares vision with university faculty, staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Weirton Daily Times

    ... most of all, I saw opportunity," said Gee as he described having been able to fulfill a community request in McDowell County by arranging a performance there by the school's marching band. Closer to home, Gee said he's also been listening - and ...

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  9. Rocket Boy back homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | West Virginia Metro

    It will be another homecoming for McDowell County native Homer Hickam at this weekend's October Sky Festival. It's the 15th year for the event which celebrates Hickam's most famous work Rocket Boys which became the hit movie October Sky.

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  10. Unemployment rises in Mason Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 2 | Point Pleasant Register

    ... Ohio, Wirt and Tucker counties. Mingo County had the highest unemployment rate at 12 percent, just ahead of McDowell County at 11 percent. Unemployment rates in counties surrounding Mason County included, Jackson with 7.3 percent, Putnam with 5.4 ...

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  11. WV billionaires make Forbes 400Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | West Virginia Metro

    ... He's worth 81 billion dollars. That list came out Monday. Two West Virginians made the cut. Coal magnate and McDowell County native Chris Cline made the list at 346. His net worth is listed at $1.9 billion. Jim Justice, the owner of the Greenbrier ...

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  12. Curb Truancy In Our SchoolsRead the original story

    Friday Sep 26 | The Intelligencer

    ... year, according to the West Virginia Department of Education. In some counties, the rate topped 50 percent; McDowell County had the dubious distinction of having the worst truancy, at 58 percent of students. It does not have to be that way. Some ...

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  13. W.Va. man charged with impersonating officerRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 25 | The Inter-Mountain

    The West Virginia State Fire Marshal's Office says the charges are an offshoot of an ongoing investigation of fires in McDowell County.

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  14. McDowell man arrested for allegedly impersonating fire investigatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | West Virginia Metro

    A McDowell County man told people he was an investigator with the state Fire Marshal's Office and now he's charged with impersonating a law enforcement officer. Genuine investigators with the Fire Marshal's Office arrested Jerry Moorehead, II, of Anawalt Wednesday.

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  15. Shepherd's Appalachian Heritage Fest set to startRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Spirit of Jefferson Advocate

    Shepherd University will play host to a showcase of Appalachian cultural events this week as the Appalachian Heritage Festival begins and bestselling author Homer Hickam starts his time as Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence. Hickam, a native of McDowell County who became a NASA engineer, is the author of "Rocket Boys," which became the hit film, "October Sky."

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  16. W.Va. public school truancy rate tops 30 pctRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Logan Banner

    ... truancy rates exceeding 50 percent, Department of Education figures show. The highest truancy rate was in McDowell County, where 58 percent of students missed at least five days of classes without an excuse. Wyoming County had the second-highest ...

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  17. Truancy Tops 30 Percent In W.Va.Read the original story

    Sunday Sep 21 | The Intelligencer

    Nearly a third of West Virginia's public school students were truant during the 2013-2014 academic year and several counties had truancy rates exceeding 50 percent, Department of Education figures show. The highest truancy rate was in McDowell County, where 58 percent of students missed at least five days of classes without an excuse.

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  18. Exhibit of photographer Neal Menschel's work is on display at Freewheel Brewing CompanyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | InMenlo.com

    ... and logging, with the third theme music, interspersed throughout. The first set of photographs were taken in McDowell County in southern West Virginia and follow Ray Kline, an independent coal miner and his three sons, as they mine "low" coal over a ...

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  19. Undefeated teams to clash tonight in grid actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Williamson Daily News Online

    ... the region will see Logan traveling to Mason County to take on a tough Point Pleasant squad, Man travels to McDowell County to face Class 2A River View in what has become a new rivalry and the Chapmanville Tigers will be looking for their first win ...

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  20. Wagner's death shocks McDowell communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | West Virginia Metro

    The McDowell County community was shocked Wednesday to learn of the death of longtime community leader Keith Wagner. Wagner, 61, died Monday night at the Charleston Area Medical Center.

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