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  • FIRE RHEA TERRACE -TS.jpg Fire destroys three-story house near Rhea Terrace

    A white three-story house near Rhea Terrace was destroyed in a fire Thursday night.
    All three floors of the house were totally engulfed as firefighters attempted to fight the flames. The heat from the fire could be felt down the hill from the house, on the corner of Locust Avenue and Benoni Avenue. At least one wall of the structure cracked and eventually fell.

    April 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • More details emerge in Fairmont shooting incident

    A few more details have emerged in a shooting incident that occurred Wednesday night involving a child.

    April 10, 2014

  • Tim Alltop working-EG.jpg Day Report Center renovations centralize operations

    “Everything will be in one central location,” Ted Offutt, director of the Day Report Center, said.
    Offutt was referring to the renovations that are being done inside the Law Tower that will allow the Day Report Center and Marion County Drug Court to hold their classes and programs in one location.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • County listed high in state for health factors

    According to a new report, Marion County is healthier than many counties in West Virginia.
    In a 2014 county-by-county ranking of health in West Virginia, Marion County was ranked 11th in health factors and 18th in health outcomes.

    April 10, 2014

  • Lemonade Stand 1 - CB.jpg Monongah students run lemonade stand to help animals

    Monongah Elementary School students are helping their community this week by serving lemonade.

    April 9, 2014 2 Photos

  • Travis Blosser resigns council seat for District 2

    Travis Blosser, councilman for Fairmont District 2, announced his resignation Tuesday, effective April 21. Blosser said that, due to the time constraints posed by splitting his time between his seat on Fairmont City Council and his job as assistant city manager for Shinnston, as well as tackling his full college course load, he felt he must resign from council.

    April 9, 2014

  • Pretrial motions filed in Bush case

    Phillip Reese Bush attended a pretrial motions session in the Marion County Court House.

    April 9, 2014

  • Education groups meet to ‘Reclaim the Promise’

    The American Federation of Teachers-West Virginia (AFT-WV) and the West Virginia School Service Personnel Association held an event Tuesday in support of their “Reclaiming the Promise” campaign for education.

    April 9, 2014

  • Access WV provides free help to those in need

    There’s a new organization that’s here to assist those in need.
    Accessible West Virginia Association has been working hard over the last few months in Marion County in assisting residents with certain tasks.

    April 9, 2014

  • Rivesville couple arrested on child neglect charges

    A Rivesville woman and man were arrested April 7 and charged with child neglect.
    Lindsey Floyd, 35, was charged with child neglect after a 3-year-old female in the residence was exposed to meth production.

    April 9, 2014

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