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News in Mercer County, West Virginia

Trooper in Mercer County shooting has used force 9 times since 2011
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 15:40:32 -0700

By David Gutman By Kate White Kate White When Senior Trooper B.D. Gillespie shot and killed 18-year-old Timothy Hill in Mercer County in June, it was the ninth time he had used force since joining the West Virginia State Police in 2011, according to summaries of documents provided by the State Police. The incidents include two times when Gillespie shot and killed dogs that were allegedly acting ...

Mercer County teaching aide earns statewide honor
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:26:36 -0700

A kindergarten instructional aide in Mercer County has been honored as the state school service personnel employee of the year.

WV man killed in police shooting
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:47:50 -0700

DINGESS, WV (WVVA) A West Virginia man is killed during a police shooting . Police say around 5:35 p.m. there was a 911 complaint of a single vehicle crash on Moses Fork Road near Williamson, Mingo County...

Mercer County teacher to receive West Virginia House of Delegates Legislative Citation
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:57:30 -0700

Susan French, Mercer County Schools Teacher of the Year and 6th grade teacher at Montcalm Elementary, is scheduled to receive a Legislative Citation from Mr. Cliff Moore, State Delegate for the House of Representatives, on Friday, October 19 at Montcalm Elementary School.

Mercer Co. Kindergarten Aide Named State Service Personnel Employee of the Year
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:53:38 -0700

CHARLESTON, W.Va . – Gail Shrewsbury, a kindergarten instructional aide for Mercer County Schools, was honored Wednesday by the West Virginia Board of Education (WVBE) as the 2014 WVBE School Service Personnel Employee of the Year." 

Mercer County Convention & Visitors Bureau announces Null as Executive Director
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 07:44:04 -0700

Jamie Parsell Null has been named as the new executive director of the Mercer County Convention Visitors Bureau. Null is a native of Mercer County and was previously the lifestyle editor for the Bluefield Daily Telegraph as well as the editor for the women's magazine Prerogative.

Gov. Tomblin issues statement on the passing of Senator Keith Wagner
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:56:09 -0700

(WVVA) Former West Virginia Senator Keith Wagner of Bradshaw has passed away at the age of 61. Wagner died Monday night at a hospital in Charleston...

W.Va. makes big ginseng haul: valued at $180,000
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 19:12:30 -0700

West Virginia natural resources police say they have made 11 arrests and seized 190 pounds of dry ginseng that was illegally harvested. The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources estimates the market value of the native herb at $180,000. The department said Wednesday the arrests followed a year-long investigation in southern West Virginia. Besides the ginseng, they said they also seized ...

Beckley man pleads guilty to distribution of oxycodone
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 12:53:17 -0700

BECKLEY, W.Va. – United States Attorney Booth Goodwin announced today that Raymond Edmonds, 43, of Beckley, West Virginia pled guilty in federal court in Beckley...

UPDATE: Identity released of man busted with meth during traffic stop in Beckley
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:42:36 -0700

BECKLEY, WV (WVVA) Police in Beckley arrest a man operating a 'shake and bake' meth lab in vehicle. The arrest happened at 8:05 p.m. Tuesday night at the intersection of Robert C. Byrd Drive and Ellison Avenue...