FAIRMONT — To many West Virginians who followed the tragic story of seven veterans murdered at Clarksburg’s Louis A. Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center, he was just a name of a list of victims killed by nursing assistant Reta Phyllis Mays.
Sunday, September 20, 2020
RIVESVILLE — Frank Moore has lived in Rivesville for his entire life, and has seen the town go from a bustling industrial and educational hub to its current state where the power plant has shut down and the high school has repurposed as a preK-8 school.
Saturday, September 19, 2020
FAIRMONT — After quarantining in a Bridgeport hotel for a number of weeks, an undisclosed number of students who were exposed to COVID-19, Fairmont State University will dedicate a residence hall for use as a quarantine location on campus.
Friday, September 18, 2020
FAIRMONT — Just over a week into the 2020 school year, a top local health official says he still has faith in the teaching models Marion County Schools is using for students and teachers amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
FAIRMONT — What was set to be a groundbreaking ceremony for a new Mon Health Facility turned into a ribbon cutting event where the organization announced several of its clinicians will be moving into a new space at the I-79 Technology Park.
Thursday, September 17, 2020
CLARKSBURG – U.S. District Judge Thomas S. Kleeh sentenced a 53-year-old Clarksburg man to 19 years in federal prison for drugs and firearms charges.
FAIRMONT — With the huge amounts of attention being spent on the 2020 presidential and state elections, it can become easy for local candidates to get lost among the chatter.
MORGANTOWN — Health care officials in Monongalia County hope a day of free COVID-19 testing will help them get a clearer understanding of the virus' spread in the community.
Wednesday, September 16, 2020
CLARKSBURG — Federal authorities have charged 17 people with drug distribution after an investigation found probable cause, according to U.S. Attorney Bill Powell.
CHARLESTON — Four Kanawha County residents are among 10 West Virginians who died in the past 24 hours due to the coronavirus, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
MANNINGTON — For Robin Smith, it’s one thing to walk through the city and find drug paraphernalia and complain about it, but she is a person who likes to take action.
FAIRMONT — Chuck Comas has been closely associated with music for much of his life. A singer, songwriter and longtime presence at the popular Sagebrush Roundup, Comas was inducted into the West Virginia Country Music Hall of Fame earlier this year.
Monday, September 14, 2020
Sunday, September 13, 2020
WHITE HALL — Even before quarantine mandates had been put in place in cities around the country, Mike Carunchia saw film studios pushing back the release of movies scheduled to come out during 2020.
FAIRMONT — The Marion County Sheriff’s Department is looking to hire three new deputies amid a growing national trend of fewer people seeking to work in law enforcement.
FAIRVIEW — Mayor Brian Shuck said his town’s plans to connect with the Monumental Public Service District in order to supply fresh water to Fairview residents continues moving forward, but remains several years away from completion.
FAIRMONT — Two acclaimed area authors braved Saturday’s midday heat outside Craft Connection on 10th Street to sell and sign their latest books to Marion County reading enthusiasts.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
CHARLESTON — A 74-year-old Marion County man and a 90-year-old Jackson County woman are the latest COVID-19 deaths reported by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
Friday, September 11, 2020
FAIRMONT — Laura Laratta has ran several campaigns to raise awareness about heart disease, which is an issue important to her because it is what took her mother’s life.
FAIRMONT – The Democrat challenger seeking to oust the Republican state senator who was arrested a year ago for soliciting a prostitute contends the incumbent is receiving special privileges from the justice system.
FAIRMONT — With the 10th annual Seth Burton Memorial Disc Golf Tournament taking place this month, the tournament’s founders Phil and Rebecca Burton are preparing for what will be the biggest event Morris Park has yet seen.
Thursday, September 10, 2020
FAIRMONT — As the world continues to wait to for a proven COVID-19 vaccine, certain measures have been deemed effective to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.
Wednesday, September 09, 2020
CHARLESTON — Two Harrison County residents are among the latest casualties of the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, according to the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources.
FAIRMONT — For the first time since mid-March, Marion County students had classes at their schools Tuesday to kick off the 2020-21 school year amid a global coronavirus pandemic.
Stephen Mark Kennedy, 59, of Durham, NC, formerly of Weston, WV, passed away on July 24th, 2020 in Duke University Hospital of Durham, NC following a brief illness. He was born in Weston on March 14th, 1961: son of the late Fred Manley and Suzanne Crumit. Mr. Kennedy is survived by one broth…
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- Mon Health cuts ribbon for new clinic
- Bridgeport takes control up front, snaps 4-game skid vs. Fairmont Senior with 44-33 win