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News in Mercer County, West Virginia
West Virginia opened to physically challenged hunters
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:45:01 -0700
SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va . (AP) - Portions of national forests and selected wildlife management areas are being opened to physically challenged hunters in West Virginia. Hunters can use designated roads
3 WV marching band directors to be inducted
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 07:33:02 -0700
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is preparing to induct the first three members into the West Virginia Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame. The ceremony will take place on Oct. 25. The induction will occur during the awards ceremony at the ...
No charges against W.Va. trooper in fatal shooting
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 02:03:08 -0700
A West Virginia State trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a Mercer County man.
Trooper Will Not Face Charges in Shooting Death of Unarmed Teenager
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:08:29 -0700
A Mercer County grand jury failed to return an indictment against a state trooper caught in the midst of a wrongful death investigation of an unarmed teenager.
Mercer County, W.Va., struck by alleged tornado
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 05:26:12 -0700
(WVVA) - According to 911 dispatch, extensive damage was done to a mobile home off Little Rich Creek Road and the occupants, a mother and 4 year old boy, were thrown approximately 100 yards from the home.
No charges against state trooper in fatal shooting
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:41:03 -0700
The Associated Press PRINCETON, W.Va. - A West Virginia State trooper will not be charged in the fatal shooting of a Mercer County man. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reports that a grand jury weighed the evidence in the shooting of 18-year-old Timothy Hill in June and did not return charges Thursday against Senior Trooper B.D. Gillespie. He is assigned to the Welch Detachment. The shooting ...
DECISION 2014: debate between Nick Rahall and Evan Jenkins
Fri, 17 Oct 2014 06:53:31 -0700
HUNTINGTON, WV (WVVA) It is a very close race for West Virginia's Third Congressional District. Rep. Nick Rahall (D) faced off against Republican challenger Evan Jenkins Tuesday night in Huntington...
Weather service confirms 2nd tornado in West Virginia
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 07:37:23 -0700
The National Weather Service has confirmed a second tornado touched down in southern West Virginia this week.
Two Tornadoes Leave Damage in Southern West Virginia
Wed, 08 Oct 2014 21:09:24 -0700
(WVVA) Two tornadoes touched down in southern West Virginia Tuesday night. The EF2 tornado now confirmed in Raleigh County and the EF1 tornado in Mercer County brought down dozens of trees and damaged property. One family suffered minor injuries and lost their home...
Coal billionaire sells most of Ky. farm
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:13:14 -0700
West Virginia coal billionaire Jim Justice has sold most of a farm he purchased in central Kentucky.