Moundsville Will Be Scaling Back

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - As the Marcellus Shale blitz heated up in late 2010, Moundsville officials purchased a set of road scales to measure the weight of trucks they believed were carrying too much cargo, al... more »»

Students Set On Early Career Paths

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Moundsville Middle School teacher Jessica O'Dell said helping younger students explore a career path early on could prevent them from dropping out of school later. more »»

Marshall County Sees Reward From Severance

July 21, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Marshall County commissioners plan to help install some additional water lines and perform some maintenance work on the county courthouse with the $2. more »»

Unimin Sand Corp. Planning to Build Silos in Benwood

July 14, 2014 The Unimin Sand Corp. plans to build silos in Benwood to contain their product, and city leaders say the silos are necessary if the company wants to avoid a $500 daily citation in the futur. more »»

Miller Opposes Power Plant Tax Incentives

July 2, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. — Marshall County Commissioner Bob Miller supports the idea of using natural gas to generate electricity. more »»

Natural gas power plant debate continues

June 10, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.V. more »»

Chevron Has 52 Wells In Marshall County

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Even as the company maintains operations in Argentina, Australia and Southeast Asia, global oil giant Chevron has 52 oil and natural gas wells in Marshall County, according to West... more »»

orn: County Will Buy Title to Power Plant for $1

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - In exchange for purchasing Moundsville Power LLC's planned $615 million natural gas power plant upon its completion, Marshall County commissioners would collect about $31 million in... more »»

More Drillers Exploring Utica Shale

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Stone Energy Corp. and Gastar Exploration join Fossil Creek Ohio in digging into the Utica Shale formation underlying much of Marshall, Wetzel and Ohio counties. more »»

Marshall Property Values May Rise

May 13, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - The Marshall County Assessor's Office expects a state mandate requiring property values be assessed at a minimum of 90 percent of recent sales in a neighborhood could cause an increase... more »»

N.Y. Developer Seeks To Build Gas Power Plant

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - By 2018, private developer Moundsville Power LLC of Buffalo, N.Y. more »»

Councilman Blocks Truck

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Councilman Phil Remke is so serious about keeping wide-load trucks out of places in Moundsville they are not supposed to be that he pulled out in front of one to stop it while travelin... more »»

No Action Against Williams For Marshall Pipeline Blast

April 25, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - Although the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection declared the April 5 Williams Energy natural gas pipeline rupture an "explosion" resulting in fire that scorched trees... more »»

DEP: Marshall Pipeline Rupture Scorched Trees Over Two Acres

April 14, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection continues investigating the Williams Energy 12-inch natural gas pipeline rupture that took place in Marshall County's Marcellus... more »»

Pipeline Blast Rattles Moundsville Residents

April 8, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. -- Cooking breakfast in his kitchen shortly before 8 a.m. Saturday, Frank Elza Jr. more »»

Foul Play Not Eyed in Man’s Death

April 8, 2014 Marshall County Sheriffs deputies found Charles Taylor, 37, of Moundsville, dead at about 6 p.m. Monday at a pump station along Big Wheeling Creek. more »»

Pipeline Rupture at Oak Grove Site Leads to Fire

April 8, 2014 BELMONT - A natural gas industry worker died Saturday after a piece of equipment crushed him at the Rice Energy drilling site in Belmont County, Sheriff David Lucas sai. more »»

Second ‘Superload’ Reaches Destination; Third Set for June

March 27, 2014 OAK GROVE - As its de-ethanizer pulled into the Oak Grove natural gas processing facility at about 12:30 p.m. more »»

Permits Are Sought For Labor Camps

March 27, 2014 MOUNDSVILLE - A new type of temporary housing is showing up in Marshall County, as energy companies are now seeking permits for "labor camps" for those working in the natural gas industry. more »»

County Seeking Help With Holes

March 27, 2014 Delegate David Evans, R-Marshall, once enjoyed swerving his vehicle back and forth at fairs and parks that offered bumper cars rides, but he wishes his daily commutes along U.S. more »»



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