Tag: Monroe County

Monroe County Health Department has confirmed three cases of rabies

UNION, WV (WOAY) - In the past month, the Monroe County Health Department has had three confirmed cases of rabies in the Pickaway, Zenith,...

Monroe County Schools announce graduation plans for seniors

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Schools have announced its graduation plans for seniors. A graduation plan was submitted to the West Virginia Department...

Union Area Chamber of Commerce encourages Monroe County businesses to participate...

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Union Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Monroe County businesses to participate in their “Monroe County Stimulus Package” giveaway program. This...

UPDATE: Missing Monroe County woman found safe

UPDATE: On Monday, May 11, 2020, at approximately 5:30 pm.  Ms. Stephanie Lemon was safely located in another County of the State. ---------------- PETERSTOWN, WV (WOAY)...

Local health center gets $687,155 grant

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Last week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services awarded over a billion dollars to health centers across...

Monroe County confirms second positive COVID-19 case

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed its second positive case of COVID-19. According to the Health Department, it is...

Monroe County confirms first case of COVID-19

UNION, WV (WOAY) - The Monroe County Health Department has confirmed the first case of COVID-19 in a resident in Monroe County. The...

Capito, Manchin announce rural development investment in Monroe County

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced...

Residents more reliant on food bank due to lost jobs

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Emergency Services teamed up with other agencies to feed residents. With help from the Mountaineer Food Bank, the...

UPDATE: Police speak out about Monroe County Homicides

LEWISBURG, WV (WOAY) - This past weekend, two children, a seven year old and a toddler, were found dead in Indian Creek near Greenville....

Police in Monroe County need your help finding two people

UPDATE: Suspects Anderson and Rattamasribounreuang have been found. It's still unclear how they are involved in the death of two Monroe County children or how...

Monroe County Courthouse closed until further notice

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - In response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak, the Monroe County Commission announces that effective today Monday, March 23, 2020,...

Monroe County Sheriff’s Department urging citizens to take precautionary measures

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - "Due to the rising concerns over the Coronavirus, the Monroe County Commission strongly urges all citizens who have business...

Monroe County Schools to deliver meals to students through bus routes

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Schools will be delivering meals to students via bus routes. Starting on Monday, March 16, 2020, buses will...

Deputies in Monroe County searching for the suspect(s) who broke into...

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - Monroe County Deputies are looking for a suspect(s) that broke into Moncove State Park and stole numerous items. The Monroe...

Man arrested for hitting child with paddle

MONROE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) - On Monday, a state trooper responded to a complaint of possible child abuse. The child told authorities that her right...

Monroe County man charged with allegedly abducting a woman

RICH CREEK, VA (WOAY) - A Monroe County man is in jail facing charges of abduction and maliciously causing bodily injury. Earlier today, the Rich...

Three Halloween events scheduled in Alderson

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Three separate events in Alderson will combine to make October 31st a fun-filled day and evening for children. A “Trunk or...

Nation’s First Spit Tobacco Prevention Barn Gets Fresh Coat of Paint

MONROE COUNTY, W.Va (WOAY) -  On Wednesday, in Monroe County, the nation’s very first spit tobacco prevention barn was rededicated as it has been...

WVDA invites Public and Producers to Discuss State Milk Program

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) -  The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) invites producers and the public to discuss the current state of the dairy...

Nation’s First Spit Tobacco Prevention Barn Receives New Paint to Mark...

LINDSIDE, WV (WOAY) - To mark the 10th Anniversary of the Nation’s First Spit Tobacco Prevention Barn, Community Connections, in support of the Southern Coalfields...

Town Of Union suspends selling bulk water due to drought

UNION, WV (WOAY) - Town of Union stops selling water for farm and home use as water sources have dropped to unsustainable levels. The Mayor...

Local fire department and EMS honored at council meeting

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Alderson VFW Commander Jack Gadd and member Herbert “Herbie” Burdette came to the September 12 regular Council Meeting for the...

State Troopers in Union Searching For Sex Offender

UNION, WV (WOAY)-State Troopers are searching for a Virginia man who is a convicted sex offender. Troopers said in a news release, Jeremiah Cleveland Ackelson...

Alderson police searching for woman who escaped custody

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) - Alderson police are currently looking for a woman who escaped custody on drug charges. Cherith Brooks was under arrest for possession...
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