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Manhunt ends in Marion County after multi-county police chase

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – Three people have been arrested in Marion County after a multi-county police chase ended in a manhunt. According to Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny, it started just before 6 p.m. Thursday when three people left Clarksburg and headed to Bridgeport in a pursuit involving law enforcement. While in Bridgeport, the three suspects […]
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Interstate 79 shut down in Marion County for police activity

UPDATE (5/26/22 11:19 p.m.): We have more information about Thursday’s incident here. UPDATE (5/26/22 8:41 p.m.): FAIRMONT, W.Va. – According to West Virginia 511, one lane northbound and southbound has reopened along Interstate 79. ORIGINAL STORY (5/26/22 7:13 p.m.): Interstate 79 in Marion County is currently shut down for police activity. According to West Virginia […]
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Three Suspects in Custody after Shots Fired at Police in Chase Going from Harrison County into Fairmont

UPDATE: Harrison County Sheriff Robert Matheny has confirmed to Connect-Bridgeport that all three suspects are now in custody. The suspects were apprehended as a result, according to WDTV, of a pursuit that began in Harrison County and made its way into Bridgeport and went into Marion County that led to both north and southbound lanes of Interstate 79 in Marion County to be shut down where the vehicle being chased crashed. Traffic has since resumed.
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The middle of everywhere

The advent of warm weather brings out the hiker and biker in many of us, and local rail trails offer a safe and visually stimulating place to exercise and enjoy the beauty of North Central West Virginia. MCTrail, a paved, 2.5-mile trail running along Prickett’s Creek through rural Marion County,...
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Marion County teams compete at state track and field

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WV News) — Fairmont Senior, North Marion and East Fairmont were all represented at the Class AA state track and field meet last Wednesday and Thursday at Laidley Field, with the North Marion girls winning multiple titles and finishing second in the team standings. Meredith Maier of...
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Marion County officials preparing for upcoming graduations

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - With graduation night right around the corner, Marion County officials are working hard to make it a success. Fairmont Senior, East Fairmont and North Marion High Schools all have their graduations this upcoming weekend. Each ceremony takes about two hours and as a maintenance official with...
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Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church holds community graduation

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Local educators joined together to recognize young graduates. The 3rd annual ‘Dare to Dream’ community graduation recognized students connected to Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Fairmont. Graduates ranged from preschool to high school, and even college graduates. Members of the Marion County Board...
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Let's get it started!

As the school year grinds to a close and summertime beckons, we welcome the 42nd annual Three Rivers Festival to Palatine Park to kick off what promises to be an eventful summer season. The festival runs Wednesday through Saturday, but the big days are Thursday through Saturday with plenty of...
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Girl Scouts in Marion County hold lunch for first responders

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Girl Scouts in Marion County held a lunch for first responders. The lunch took place at East Marion Park. It was their way of giving back to the first responders. Hot dogs, hamburgers, and plenty of food were served to the responders. The Service Administrator of...
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