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Local Tragedy Highlights the Importance of Road Safety in Rural Communities
On the quiet afternoon of December 5, 2023, a serene rural landscape was marred by tragedy when a fatal traffic incident occurred at the intersection of Purgitsville Pike and Blackburn Road in Rada, West Virginia. The driver of the pickup truck, Michael Swick, age 55, collided with a tractor-trailer and was pronounced dead at the scene, leaving the community in mourning and bringing to light the ongoing issue of road safety in rural areas.
Driver confirmed dead following pickup truck collision with tractor trailer
RADA, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Tuesday afternoon motor vehicle accident involving a pickup truck and tractor trailer has resulted in the death of one driver, authorities say. According to the Hampshire County Sheriff’s Office, at roughly 4:17pm on Tuesday, December 5, 2023, authorities responded to reports made to Hampshire County 911 regarding a two-vehicle accident […]
Ice Mountain in West Virginia is a giant natural refrigerator
West Virginia is full of natural wonders, including one that stays cool all year round.
Piedmont Cops Nab Armed Duo After Hot Pursuit and Cadil-crash on Calm Community Lane
Two suspects in a black Cadillac were spotted tailing an Amazon delivery truck, leading to a botched auto theft and a violent confrontation with police. According to a statement released by the Piedmont Police Department, the incident occurred on Tuesday at around 4:45 p.m. Officers responded to a call from a vigilant resident about the suspicious vehicle on Kingston Ave.
‘Not if I can help it:’ Counties look at jail bills as opioid settlement funds become available
Millions of dollars will be released to county commissions across the state by the end of this year as part of their share of opioid settlement funds, and now local leaders are grappling with a tough decision: whether or not to use the influx of cash to get ahead on burdensome jail bills.
House fires claim four lives in West Virginia
Four house fires killed five people across West Virginia last week, according to numbers released by the state fire marshal. Fires claimed the lives of a man in Grant County, a man and a woman in Braxton County, a man in Waynes County, and a man in Logan County. The...
Arson Suspect Captured on McDonald’s Video Surveillance Camera
CUMBERLAND, MD – State Fire Marshals are investigating a vehicle fire that occurred early Sunday morning in Cumberland, Maryland. The incident took place at around 4:25 a.m. on December 3.…
Fatal Fires in West Virginia: A Reflection of Larger Socioeconomic Challenges in Rural Fire Safety
As winter approaches, West Virginia reels from a series of fatal fires that have claimed five lives, casting a somber shadow over the festive season. These incidents, occurring between late November and early December, began with a fire in Cabins, Grant County, and extended to Burnsville in Braxton County, Wayne County, and finally Bruno in Logan County. With most causes undetermined or accidental, these tragedies underscore the urgency for heightened fire safety awareness as temperatures drop and heating needs increase.
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in cumberland, MD
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cumberland..
Maryland man sentenced for fentanyl trafficking in West Virginia
MARTINSBURG, WV (LOOTPRESS) – One man has been sentenced for his role in a fentanyl trafficking operation in West Virginia. According to U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld, Warren Thomas Gray, also known as “Stix,” age 25, of Baltimore, Maryland, was sentenced to24 months for his role in an Eastern Panhandle fentanyl trafficking operation. According to court […]
Two brothers pedal nearly 185 miles to support homeless veterans in Columbus
Kevin Loncher and his brother, Bill, who are both military veterans, completed the ride in four days and ended their journey in Washington, D.C.
Savor the Sweetness: Unmissable Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt in Cumberland
In this article, we're going to explore three Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Cumberland. Have you had the pleasure of tasting their delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Romney as of 2023-12-06. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.216, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
West Virginia High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Live Streams in Mineral County Today - December 5
Is there high school basketball on the agenda today in Mineral County, West Virginia? Of course there is. To ensure you don't miss a play, we offer info on how to stream the games in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network! Keep tabs...
Pa. man accused of threatening Gov. Josh Shapiro via email: reports
A western Pennsylvania man who was in a Maryland prison tried to send a threatening email to Pa. Gov. Josh Shapiro, authorities said. The Bedford Gazette reports that state police in Pa. received the email via law enforcement officials in Cumberland, Md. The report said the email from the account of Blayk Ryan Bridges, 25, contained threats to beat the governor “Because he still hasn’t hand delivered the Survivors [sic] benefits from my Father’s homicide.”
Snow falls in parts of Maryland, West Virginia
MORGAN COUNTY, W. Va. - Several inches of snow fell in parts of Maryland and West Virginia as a clipper system moved across the region overnight Tuesday into Wednesday morning. FOX 5 traffic cameras captured snowy roadways in Morgantown, West Virginia and in Deep Creek Lake in Maryland. Snow was...
Garrett County Residents Invited to Comment on Proposed Water & Sewer Master Plan Amendment
The Garrett County Water & Sewer Master Plan is open for public comments. This plan, updated every ten years, supports water supply and wastewater disposal development. It has been amended three times, with a fourth amendment proposed on December 4, 2023.
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From Waitress to Health Director: Kendra McLaughlin's Journey in Garrett County
Kendra McLaughlin, originally from Oakland, graduated from Southern High School and earned a BS in Adult Fitness from WV Wesleyan College. She is currently the Director of Health Education and Outreach and the Dental Care Clinic at the Garrett County Health Department. Her career started with waitressing and painting hotel rooms, before she became the Health Education Coordinator at Garrett County Memorial Hospital.
Mountain State Brewing's Gift Card
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