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News in Marion County, West Virginia

Out And About in West Virginia: Eastern Regional Airport Museum
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:49:00 -0800

Out and About in West Virginia takes us to the eastern panhandle. An aviation museum is dedicated to keeping the early days of an airport's history alive for future generations.

DEP Continues Plans to Investigate Underground Coal Mine Fire in Marion County
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:08 -0800

Within a few weeks, officials from the Department of Environmental Protection will be headed back to Marion County, since discovering an underground mine fire in White Hall. 

Underground Marion County coal seam fire investigated
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 05:55:46 -0800

The Associated Press FAIRMONT, W.Va. - An underground coal fire in Marion County is being investigated by state and federal regulators. The fire is burning in a coal seam along U.S. 250. The investigation began after the fire ignited a brush fire this week. West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman Kelley Gillenwater tells WBOY-TV that the fire likely has been burning for ...

Underground W.Va. coal seam fire investigated
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 06:53:40 -0800

An underground coal fire in Marion County is being investigated by state and federal regulators.

West Virginia falls to Kansas St on senior night
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 20:59:31 -0800

Bluefield, WVWVVA-TVWest Virginia dropped its final home game of the year to 12th ranked Kansas St 26-20. The Mountaineers had 4 turnovers in the game and QB Clint Trickett was knocked out with a head injury. The gold and blue are now 6-5 on the season and will end the regular season on the road at Iowa St next Saturday.

Marion County Commission Honored 911 Dispatcher For Saving Baby
Wed, 19 Nov 2014 12:49:12 -0800

Marion County Commission officials honored a 911 dispatcher who helped to save the life of a baby.Earlier this month, Chris Halpenny took the call from Betty Jo Wright, whose 10 month old grandson was choking.

Marion County Hair Salon Holding Food Drive
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:04:41 -0800

Just a few months after opening its doors, a new business in White Hall is already giving back to the community, but it needs your help."Hair by Emily and Lacey" is holding a Cut Out Hunger Fundraiser to help the Union Mission prepare for Thanksgiving dinner, by collecting food donations all month long.Donors will receive a coupon for a free hair that can be used on Sunday, November 23 from noon ...

Clarksburg Beauty Academy Offers Extended Hours
Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:04:18 -0800

Clarksburg Beauty Academy in downtown Clarksburg has been open since 1967 offering an array of pampering services for men, women, and children.

Marion County Officials Get Senior Residents Prepared for Winter
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 15:19:12 -0800

With winter quickly approaching, Marion County officials are taking this time to protect some of their most vulnerable residents: senior citizens.

WVU Researching West Virginia's Bobcat Population
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 14:04:48 -0800

A team of West Virginia University researchers is taking "DNA fingerprints" of the Mountain State's bobcat population.The research is to evaluate whether there should be future increases or decreases in bag limits or if the season should be shortened or lengthened.