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News in Marion County, West Virginia
Bank robbery suspect arrested
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 08:04:57 GMT
Officers from the Fairmont Police Department and West Virginia State Police responded to an armed robbery Thursday morning at WesBanco in Marion Square. The call came through the Marion County 911 Center at 10:12 a.m.
Fairmont bank robbery suspect in custody
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:05:13 GMT
Officers from the Fairmont Police Department and the West Virginia State Police responded to an armed robbery Thursday morning at WesBanco in Marion Square.
UMW to protest EPA Clean Power Plan
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:20:30 GMT
Members of the United Mine Workers of America (UMW) will be gathering today in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to protest the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) proposed Clean Power Plan. Mike Caputo, vice president of UMW International District 31, will be one of the many Marion County and North Central West Virginia members participating in the rally and march at the David L. Lawrence ...
Alecto executive to speak at chamber dinner
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:20:57 GMT
The Marion County Chamber of Commerce’s 61st annual dinner is putting a spotlight on the future of Fairmont General Hospital.
Mannington District Fair begins Monday
Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:24:14 GMT
The tradition continues in Mannington next week when Marion County residents and visitors will head to the Mannington District Fair.
$5,000 allocated to Korean War Veterans Memorial
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:34:13 GMT
The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Marion County is closer to completion thanks to an allocation from the county commission.
Fairmont man arrested on heroin charges
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 17:04:34 GMT
A Fairmont man has been arrested on heroin charges.
Landfill safety taught at workshop
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 08:04:53 GMT
Educators from around the state started a three-day workshop to learn more about recycling. The Marion County Recycling and Litter Control, and Project ALERT partnered with West Virginia University and NASA IV & V Facility to host “Marion County, West Virginia, Earth and Beyond” workshop. On Tuesday, educators learned more about recycling solid waste material properly.
Remains of Korean War veteran coming home
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 23:04:06 GMT
After 63 years, the remains of a Korean War veteran are coming home. Those remains are of Cpl. Alva Clifford Groves, of Four States, who lost his life during the Korean War. Groves will be brought home to West Virginia on Tuesday, Aug. 5.
Korean War Veterans Memorial gets funds
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 08:20:03 GMT
The Korean War Veterans Memorial in Marion County is closer to completion thanks to an allocation from the county commission. During Wednesday’s meeting, commissioners passed a motion to allocate $5,000 to the memorial. The money came from the county’s coal severance tax fund.