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Officials: Threat against Bridgeport Middle School this week being handled

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- According to Ken Winkie, the Director of Safety and Discipline for Harrison County Schools, a student at Bridgeport Middle School made a verbal threat against another student and the school earlier this week. Winkie says school officials and law enforcement are handling

WDTV - 2018-03-23 18:51:00

Men face felony charges following search

Also: Morgantown man charged with daytime burglary; homeless man charged with domestic battery FAIRMONT- Two West Virginia residents face felony charges after sheriff's deputies found multiple drug items while executing a search warrant in a room at the Microtel on Southland Drive in White Hall Marc

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 07:55:00

Man accuses school superintendent of bullying him 40 years ago

KATY, TX (KTRK/CNN) - The school board in Katy, TX got a surprise when a former student confronted the superintendent at a meeting and accused him of being a bully. He said it happened in the mid 1970's when both were students at West Memorial Junior High School, in Katy. The man who addressed the s

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2018-03-22 16:16:03

Hey, what's that? - new restaurant coming to Main Street

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) - On Main Street in the Home Depot Plaza, one Bridgeport building that has been home to several restaurants over the years will soon house a Papa John's Pizza, according to Commercial Builder's Inc. "They are a national name, so hopefully that helps them," said Bridgeport'

WDTV - 2018-03-22 00:56:00

West Virginia High School Custodian Arrested on Child Pornography Charge

BRIDGEPORT, WV (WBOY) - A Bridgeport High School nighttime custodian was arrested for manufacturing child pornography, according to the West Virginia State Police Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Paul Jones, 48, of Bridgeport, is accused of taking sexually explicit pictures of a juvenile


Vehicle accident in Marion County sends two people to the hospital

MGN Online FAIRMONT, W.Va - Crews responded to a vehicle accident in Fairmont that sent two people to the hospital Thursday night. 911 officials say two vehicles were involved in a collision at around 7:20 on Merchant Street near AutoZone. One person was transported to Fairmont Regional Hospital, an

WBOY - 2018-03-23 00:32:06

Bridgeport officials announce new store coming to mall

With bankruptcies and store closings on a national scale seeming to be a more frequent occurrence, some good news was delivered recently at the Bridgeport Development Authority meeting. And that news deals with a new store coming to the Meadowbrook Mall. During the March 13 meeting, Bridgeport Commu


Elkins official responds to town hall criticisms

ELKINS - The city of Elkins' operations manager has responded to criticism that residents directed at him and the town's code enforcement officer/building inspector during a town hall meeting this week. Bob Pingley, who as the operations manager is the supervisor for Phil Isner, Elkins' code enforce

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-03-23 07:00:00

Irish Spring Festival held in Ireland West Virginia

IRELAND, W.Va. - "There are a lot of loyal people around here, and the festival kind of is like a homecoming to a lot of them. This is when we see them. They come back once a year to visit friends and family and have their children and grandchildren participating in events that they once did," said


Cleaning Up After Spring Snow Storm

The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Area youngsters Kelly, 10, and Pedro Suarez, 8, work together to shovel the sidewalk in front of their Wilson Street residence Wednesday morning. A storm came through the area overnight Tuesday and dumped nearly a foot of snow in downtown Elkins.

THEINTERMOUNTAIN.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

UPDATE: One person transported after Fairview stabbing, Sheriff's Department investigating

One person was transported to Fairmont Regional Medical Center following an early morning stabbing. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. There is still no word on if a suspect is in custody. According to 911 officials the call came in just before 1:30. Dispatchers say it is unclear


Fairmont man arrested on drug charge after deputies find methamphetamine

James McQuain A Fairmont man was arrested on a drug charge Tuesday. James McQuain III, 27, was found in possession of methamphetamine outside of the Super 8 Motel in Kingmont, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Department. McQuain allegedly had four, individual bags of methamphetamine, a set o


Child porn bust in Harrison County

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A custodian with Bridgeport High School and a private gymnastics coach in the Harrison County area have been arrested as part of a regional operation investigating child porn rings. Paul Jones, 48, of Bridgeport, had sexually explicit images of a juvenile female on his co


Panel looks at impact of drug addiction

The Inter-Mountain photo by Tim MacVean Elkins Police Department Chief Glenn Galloway, standing, addresses members of the GFWC Woman's Club of Elkins and community Tuesday night during a panel discussion focusing on the local impact of teen and adult drug addiction. Panel members, from left, include


Vehicle rolls over on Sycamore-Shaw Road in Harrison County

Courtesy of the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department A vehicle rolled over in Harrison County Wednesday afternoon. According to the Reynoldsville Volunteer Fire Department, an accident with injuries and entrapment was reported about half of a mile out Sycamore-Shaw Road off of Route 50. West Virg


2 Clarksburg officers go into Elk Creek to apprehend man who allegedly escapes cruiser

CLARKSBURG - Two Clarksburg police officers suffered minor injuries when they jumped into the Elk Creek on Monday to recapture a handcuffed prisoner who allegedly had run from custody and went into the waterway. Officer N.S. Paugh was treated by emergency personnel outside the Clarksburg Police Depa


Waste Management to host hiring event in Bridgeport

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Waste Management in Bridgeport is looking to hire qualified driver and technician candidates. The company will be hosting a hiring event as part of WM National Career Day on Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will be at Waste Management, Meadowfill Landfill located


Fire damages press box at Frank Loria Field in Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Crews responded to a fire at the Clarksburg City Park in Nutter Fort early Sunday morning. The fire was reported to be through the roof of the press box/concession stand at Frank Loria Field just after midnight Sunday, according to Nutter Fort Volunteer Fire Chief Jeremy Haddix.


Performance planned at The Icehouse

Submitted photo Members of The T-Mart Rounders, Becky Hill, Kevin Chesser and Jesse Milnes, will perform from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at The Icehouse on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. The event is sponsored by the student organization Appalachian Music & Dance club. A jam session will follow


6 departments respond to Robinson Run Mine fire

Courtesy of the Shinnston Volunteer Fire Department SHINNSTON, W.Va. - A fire was reported at the Robinson Run Mine in Harrison County Saturday morning. According to the Lumberport Volunteer Fire Department, the fire began in a silo at approximately 11:15 a.m. Crews were still on scene battling the