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News in Mercer County, West Virginia
Section of I-77 to Close Friday for Emergency Hillside Repair
Thu, 12 Dec 2013 11:53:48 -0800
Right now, the plan is to close the I-77 between the 1 and 9 mile markers in Mercer county sometime between 10:00 a.m. and noon on Friday.
Drug roundup charges 21
Sat, 07 Dec 2013 02:03:47 -0800
Law enforcement officers of the Southern Regional Drug and Violent Crime Task Force are currently conducting a drug sweep in Mercer County, according to Mercer County Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ash.
Tigers host Beavers in season-opening match up
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 21:27:37 -0800
BLUEFIELD — It’s one of the biggest basketball games of the season and it comes on opening night as the defending West Virginia Class AA state champion Bluefield Beavers board the buses and head east on Route 460 to take on Class AAA Mercer County rivals, the Princeton Tigers.
Father, son denied bond
Tue, 19 Nov 2013 02:17:50 -0800
A Mercer County Circuit judge denied bond Monday for two men facing charges of first-degree murder in the death of a Summers County man who regularly commuted through Mercer County.
About 8,200 without power in W.Va. after storm
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 07:01:20 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Utilities are working to restore electricity for about 8,200 customers in West Virginia following a winter storm.Appalachian Power says another storm expected Tuesday could complicate efforts to restore power.About 7,800 Appalachian...
About 8,200 without power in state after storm
Tue, 10 Dec 2013 06:17:41 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Utilities are working to restore electricity for about 8,200 customers in West Virginia following a winter storm.Appalachian Power says another storm expected today could complicate efforts to restore power.About 7,800 Appalachian Powe...
Mercer man receives 4 years
Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:18:22 -0800
BLUEFIELD — A Mercer County man was sentenced Tuesday in federal district court to four years in prison after pleading guilty to a federal drug charge.
Storm knocks out power to 17,000 in W.Va.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 06:44:17 -0800
A winter storm has knocked out electricity for about 17,000 Appalachian Power customers in West Virginia.
Storm knocks out power to 10,900 in W.Va.
Mon, 09 Dec 2013 07:01:26 -0800
CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- A winter storm has knocked out electricity for about 10,900 customers in West Virginia.Most of the outages are in southern West Virginia counties served by Appalachian Power.Appalachian Power reports 10,800 outages as of 4 p.m. Monday...
Law enforcement strives to keep up with ‘epidemic’ of sex crimes
Sun, 24 Nov 2013 02:17:04 -0800
PRINCETON — Detective Corporal Steven Sommers of the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department has learned a great deal since he completed the training in March to become an investigator with the West Virginia Internet Crimes against Children Task Force.