Court grants continuances in trials

PARKERSBURG – Five continuances were granted Wednesday in Wood County Circuit Court.

* Mickey Allen Hairston, 26, in custody at the North Central Regional Jail, and Mary Elizabeth Curran, 28, 1607 Beaver St., Parkersburg, were granted a continuance in their case after their attorneys advised the court they are close to a plea agreement. They were indicted by the September 2013 grand jury on two charges of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver. A hearing was set for 3 p.m. Friday before Judge Robert Waters.

* Eric Jason McCumbers, 41, in custody at North Central Regional Jail, was granted a continuance to the next court term. Waters set the new trial date for Feb. 19, 2014. He was indicted by the September 2013 grand jury on a charge of malicious assault.

* Roberta Sue Nuzum, 28, 8653 Brownsville Road, Glenford, Ohio, and Joshua Andrew Nuzum, 28, 1280 Ohio Ave., Logan, Ohio, were granted a continuance in their case to the January 2014 court term. A plea hearing was set for 11:30 a.m. Jan, 6, 2014 before Judge J.D. Beane for Joshua Andrew Nuzum and Roberta Sue Nuzum was set for trial Jan. 28, 2014.