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News in Mercer County, West Virginia

2 W.Va. and Va. coalfield towns welcome trails
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 05:11:23 -0700

All-terrain vehicle trail systems are bringing new life to two coalfield towns in West Virginia and Virginia.

WV Supreme Court orders convicted sex offender released from prison
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:59:00 -0700

(WVVA) A Mercer County man is ordered to be released from prison by the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia . Virgil Shrader, 69, was arrested on May 28, 2007...

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.

What happened to Timmy Hill? Teen was shot during struggle with trooper
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:11:09 -0700

By David Gutman and Kate White Staff writers Late on the night of June 12, West Virginia State Police Senior Trooper B.D. Gillespie got out of bed, put on his uniform and went looking for three young men. His wife said she had seen them tampering with his cruiser. Gillespie, who has been with the State Police for three and a half years, searched for more than two hours, driving up and down ...

Mercer County man pleads guilty to child porn possession
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 13:52:21 -0700

A 19-year-old Mercer County man faces up to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty today to possession of child pornography, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced. Joshua Dwayne Poff, of Bluefield, West Virginia, entered a guilty plea before Senior United States District Court Judge David A. Faber.

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.

Summers County man sentenced on drug charges in Beckley courtroom
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 15:10:49 -0700

A Summers County man pleads guilty to two charges in a Raleigh County courtroom.36-year-old Nyland Lively is charged with one count of forgery and one count of uttering.This all goes back to this summer when lively entered the Walgreen's pharmacy to purchase pseudoephedrine under an alias.

Man is arrested for robbing Arrowhead Deli in Mercer County
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:48:02 -0700

PRINCETON, WV (WVVA) A Mercer County man is arrested for the armed robbery of the Arrowhead Deli on Route 52 in Brushfork. On Thursday, troopers with the West Virginia State Police...

Two accused Wyoming County burglars caught in the act
Tue, 28 Oct 2014 09:34:41 -0700

Two men are behind bars charged with burglary after being caught in the act. According to the Wyoming County Sheriff's Office, Virgil Wimmer and Jim Brown were arrested around 6:30 last night.

WV officials urge moms-to-be to get a flu shot
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:58:46 -0700

CHARLESTON, W.Va . (AP) - West Virginia health officials are urging pregnant women to get the flu shot. Bureau for Public Health commissioner Dr. Letitia Tierney is set...