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News in Mercer County, West Virginia
2 brothers arrested in cockfighting investigation
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 02:08:21 -0700
A rooster that was seized during a cockfighting arrest limps around its cage at the Mercer County Animal Shelter Monday. Its face and head bears scabbed-over wounds.
Bluefield woman sentenced for drug distribution
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:53:18 -0700
CHARLESTON — A Mercer County woman was sentenced to a 15-month prison term Wednesday at her sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Charleston. Rachelle Bryant, 24, of Bluefield, appeared before Senior U.S. District Judge David A. Faber of the Southern District of West Virginia.
Work Force West Virginia holds veterans job fair
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:26:44 -0700
BLUEFIELD (WVVA)- Work Force West Virginia held a job fair for veterans today in Bluefield. More than 40 venders packed into the Youth Center on Stadium Drive representing various employers from across the state and even the federal level.
Coal Train Cars Derail in West Virginia, No Injuries
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:44:15 -0700
A spokesman for Norfolk Southern Corp. says the cars derailed late Tuesday in Rock, which is located in Mercer County.
Norfolk Southern coal cars bound for Virginia derailed
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:41:28 -0700
Posted: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 5:24 pm | Updated: 5:37 pm, Wed Apr 16, 2014. ROCK, W.Va. — Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.
Body found near Wyoming-Mercer county line
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:37:31 -0700
Human skeletal remains have been recovered near the mountainous border of Mercer and Wyoming counties, officials said Monday.
Cars on coal train en route to Va. derail in W.Va.
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 14:13:08 -0700
Crews are cleaning up after a dozen cars of a coal train destined for export from Virginia derailed in southern West Virginia.
State police locate cockfighting ring in Mercer County
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:09:08 -0700
OAKVALE — A cockfighting bust by the West Virginia State Police has led to the arrest of two Mercer County brothers.
Police respond to report of a naked man at Mercer County restaurant
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 06:53:00 -0700
PRINCETON — Mercer County 911 was contacted this afternoon when a patron at a local restaurant sat down in his booth naked. Dispatchers received the call at 4:30 p.m. from the Omelet Spot on Oakvale Road near Princeton.
State police bust cockfighting operation
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:05:09 -0700
Princeton, West Virginia - West Virginia State Troopers cited two Mercer County residents for hosting an illegal venture in connection to reports of cockfighting. On Saturday, April 12, 2014, troopers joined the Mercer County Sheriff’s Department and responded to 451 Browns Cemetery Road, near Oakvale, West Virginia after receiving information concerning cock fighting. Upon arrival, officers say ...