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Students participate in launch watch: PHOTOS
The countdown was on.
“Five. Four. Three. Two. One. GPM!” yelled Simpson Elementary School third-graders as they watched the Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) Core Observatory launch through a live stream from NASA’s IV&V facility in Fairmont on Thursday.
Couple facing burglary, grand larceny charges
An area couple is facing burglary and grand larceny charges.
Jonathan Wayne Cochran, 31, and Maggie Lee Cochran, 29, of Metz, were arrested Feb. 27 and share the charges of conspiracy to commit nighttime burglary and conspiracy to commit grand larceny.
Project helping Mon Power improve service, repair work
A $2.3 million-project is helping Mon Power improve the service and repair work it provides across West Virginia.
Mon Power’s new Work Management Initiative (WMI) is giving linemen access to advanced equipment that will benefit customers in the company’s 34-county service territory in the state.
Cracker plant: $2 billion impact
The construction of an ethane cracker plant could help spur more economic development, creating an economic impact of more than $2 billion in West Virginia and creating more than 2,000 permanent jobs, according to a study released Tuesday.
County helps fund search-and-rescue sub
The Marion County Fire Association will be getting financial assistance from the Marion County Commission for an underwater search-and-rescue sub.
During Wednesday’s meeting, the commission passed a motion to give the association $5,000 to help pay for its sub.
Police: Variety of street signs found
Marion County street signs have been stolen again, but this time, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department had a lead.
According to Chief Deputy Ralph Wright, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department executed a search warrant and found a variety of signs.
Teen sentenced to 30 years in friend's murder
A West Virginia teenager was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for her role in her friend’s death.
Winter conditions cause spate of wrecks
Weather contributed to nearly 30 accidents in Marion County on Tuesday.
PC&TC prepares for accreditation process
The Pierpont Community & Technical College Board of Governors discussed the institution’s next step in the accreditation process, which will take place next week, during its meeting Tuesday.
Council passes obscenity ordinance
Fairmont City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday that will allow indecency and obscenity charges for harassment by telephone, computer and electronic communication devices to be tried in municipal court.
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