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  • Help Union Mission feed needy on Easter

    The West Virginia Rescue Ministries needs assistance in providing meals for the hungry.

    April 14, 2014

  • Closeup Mike and Garrett DeVault-EG.jpg The sky’s the limit for this father and son

    A bond between a father and son began as a race in 1989.
    Mike DeVault was told by his wife that if he wanted a pilot’s license, he better get it before their son Garrett was born.

    April 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • Man hit by a car was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital

    A Marion County man was flown to Ruby Memorial Hospital Sunday morning after apparently being hit by a car.

    April 13, 2014

  • Trash Cleanup 2 - CB.jpg Hundreds of volunteers cleaned up streams, playgrounds

    Good samaritans roamed the streets Saturday morning to Make Marion County Shine. An estimated 250-300 volunteers cleaned litter from roadsides, parking lots and even streams for the third year as part of Make Marion County Shine in areas of Fairmont, Mannington, Bellview, Barrackville and White Hall.
    The program not only helps clean up the streets, but also raises awareness of just how much litter there is on the ground, said Iris Canfield, a cleanup participant and organizer.

    April 13, 2014 1 Photo

  • Public asked to greet Honor Flight veterans upon their return

    With less than a month before the May 10 Clarksburg Honor Flight, organizers are looking for the public to greet veterans when they arrive home that night.
    Aaron Hawkins, an organizer of the flight, said when the flight returns to the North Central West Virginia Airport in Bridgeport, anyone is welcome to greet those who have served the country when they step off the plane.

    April 13, 2014

  • Fixing a hole where the snow got in

    The damage done by a harsh winter is beginning to be repaired.
    The West Virginia Division of Highways began using an allotment of additional money to help pay for additional pothole repairs.

    April 13, 2014

  • Obama Health Secretar_time.jpg Obama taps budget guru — and W.Va. native — for health job

    Sylvia Mathews Burwell, nominated to run “Obamacare,” would bring a wealth of expertise in economics and government management to one of Washington’s toughest jobs, even though she has little direct experience in the health care industry.

    April 12, 2014 1 Photo

  • Police: Shooting occurred in residence

    Officials have confirmed that a shooting incident involving a young boy Wednesday occurred inside a Fairmont residence.
    The 11-year-old boy remains in critical condition following the shooting.
    Fairmont Police Chief Kelley Moran said the boy is being treated at Ruby Memorial Hospital. He said the boy has been there since the early-evening incident occurred Wednesday

    April 12, 2014

  • Officials split on Grant Town hydrant locks

    Proposed water hydrant locks are creating a stir between fire officials and town leaders in Grant Town.
    Town officials have proposed installing the hydrant locks on five hydrants in the Grant Town area, but some first responders are against the use of the equipment.

    April 12, 2014

  • Lee finds similarities between Fairmont, Waynesburg

    Before Douglas G. Lee became Waynesburg University’s 15th president, he and his wife planned on staying in Fairmont.
    “My wife and I had built a house, and we were pretty much content to stay there until this opportunity came up, but we have a lot of friends still in Fairmont that we miss ... It’s a very great town, and we think about it a lot,” he said.

    April 12, 2014

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