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  • Free Skin Cancer Screening at Fairmont Regional Medical Center

    Free Skin Cancer Screening at Fairmont Regional Medical Center

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 8:04 PM EDT2015-04-22 00:04:36 GMT
    Skin cancer affects many people, but not many find out early enough to completely treat it. On Friday, the Fairmont Regional Medical Center will be performing free skin cancer screenings for anyone who wants one."Skin Cancer can be a very treatable cancer when it's found early," Tricia Julian, Program Coordinator of the Oncology Department at FRMC, said. "That's the key, you have to find it early. In order to find it early you should be doing annual screenings for your skin with a healthcare ...
    Skin cancer affects many people, but not many find out early enough to completely treat it. On Friday, the Fairmont Regional Medical Center will be performing free skin cancer screenings for anyone who wants one."Skin Cancer can be a very treatable cancer when it's found early," Tricia Julian, Program Coordinator of the Oncology Department at FRMC, said. "That's the key, you have to find it early. In order to find it early you should be doing annual screenings for your skin with a healthcare ...
  • D&E To Host Celebration of the Arts

    D&E To Host Celebration of the Arts

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 7:49 PM EDT2015-04-21 23:49:04 GMT
    Davis and Elkins College will take an opportunity to highlight its arts programs this weekend.The college is hosting a Celebration of the Arts at the Hermanson Center Saturday night.The event will feature dancers, musicians and theater productions from various groups in the college.College staff said that even with a great focus on science, arts education remains equally important."People are really starting to realize that it needs to be STEAM, that arts needs to be right in the middle of th...
    Davis and Elkins College will take an opportunity to highlight its arts programs this weekend.The college is hosting a Celebration of the Arts at the Hermanson Center Saturday night.The event will feature dancers, musicians and theater productions from various groups in the college.College staff said that even with a great focus on science, arts education remains equally important."People are really starting to realize that it needs to be STEAM, that arts needs to be right in the middle of th...
  • Louis A. Johnson Medical Center New Facility, Hopes to be Finished by Summer

    Louis A. Johnson Medical Center New Facility, Hopes to be Finished by Summer

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-04-21 23:13:24 GMT
    Construction is still underway for the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. The new facility will be used for to enhance the hospital's Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Recovery Treatment Program.
    Construction is still underway for the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in Clarksburg. The new facility will be used for to enhance the hospital's Mental Health Residential Rehabilitation and Recovery Treatment Program.
  • Middletown Mall Hosts Tri-County Care Fair

    Middletown Mall Hosts Tri-County Care Fair

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-21 23:00:22 GMT
    Today Middletown Mall hosted the 3rd annual Tri County Care Fair for seniors. The fair provides easy access for seniors to speak with agencies and services.
    Today Middletown Mall hosted the 3rd annual Tri County Care Fair for seniors. The fair provides easy access for seniors to speak with agencies and services.
  • Woman's Club of Fairmont Researches Fairmont State University for 150th Anniversary

    Woman's Club of Fairmont Researches Fairmont State University for 150th Anniversary

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 6:57 PM EDT2015-04-21 22:57:27 GMT
    The Woman's Club of Fairmont annually researches and works on a history project, and this year, in honor of the 150th anniversary of Fairmont State University's founding, they've decided to research the second campus of the university.
    The Woman's Club of Fairmont annually researches and works on a history project, and this year, in honor of the 150th anniversary of Fairmont State University's founding, they've decided to research the second campus of the university.
  • KeyLogic Systems Receiving National Honor at White House

    KeyLogic Systems Receiving National Honor at White House

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-21 22:55:04 GMT
    KeyLogic Systems will receive its award next month at a White House ceremony. A local company recently found out that it was getting a national honor.  
    KeyLogic Systems will receive its award next month at a White House ceremony. A local company recently found out that it was getting a national honor.  
  • Clarksburg VA Hospital Director to Retire After 38 Years of Service

    Clarksburg VA Hospital Director to Retire After 38 Years of Service

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 6:06 PM EDT2015-04-21 22:06:05 GMT
    The director of the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs health care system will retire next month after 38 years in federal veterans work.
    The director of the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs health care system will retire next month after 38 years in federal veterans work.
  • Doddridge County Middle School Student Wins the Junior Mountaineer Award

    Doddridge County Middle School Student Wins the Junior Mountaineer Award

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 5:52 PM EDT2015-04-21 21:52:07 GMT
    A Doddridge County Middle School student wins the Junior Mountaineer Award.
    A Doddridge County Middle School student wins the Junior Mountaineer Award.
  • Friends of WVU Hospitals Auxiliary Holds Annual Award Meeting and Luncheon

    Friends of WVU Hospitals Auxiliary Holds Annual Award Meeting and Luncheon

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 5:19 PM EDT2015-04-21 21:19:18 GMT
    Volunteers in Morgantown walked the red carpet at the Friends of WVU Hospitals Auxiliary annual awards meeting and luncheon Tuesday.The awards meeting and luncheon was held at the Hotel Morgan.The group honored volunteers by presenting them Hollywood-style trophies after walking down a red carpet.Volunteers were recognized for performing 100 to 7,500 hours of service to WVU hospitals.
    Volunteers in Morgantown walked the red carpet at the Friends of WVU Hospitals Auxiliary annual awards meeting and luncheon Tuesday.The awards meeting and luncheon was held at the Hotel Morgan.The group honored volunteers by presenting them Hollywood-style trophies after walking down a red carpet.Volunteers were recognized for performing 100 to 7,500 hours of service to WVU hospitals.
  • Parker's On The Runway at the NCWV Airport Holds Official Opening

    Parker's On The Runway at the NCWV Airport Holds Official Opening

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-04-21 21:16:34 GMT
    Community leaders celebrated the official opening of Parker's On The Runway with a ribbon cutting Tuesday.Parker's On The Runway is located on the top floor of the North Central West Virginia Regional Airport in Bridgeport.Even though the eatery has been open since August, today marked the first day of its brand new menu and the serving of wine and beer.Owner Parker Fulton said the restaurant offers more than just a variety of food."The atmosphere. Everyone loves to come in and see the planes...
    Community leaders celebrated the official opening of Parker's On The Runway with a ribbon cutting Tuesday.Parker's On The Runway is located on the top floor of the North Central West Virginia Regional Airport in Bridgeport.Even though the eatery has been open since August, today marked the first day of its brand new menu and the serving of wine and beer.Owner Parker Fulton said the restaurant offers more than just a variety of food."The atmosphere. Everyone loves to come in and see the planes...
  • Harrison County Commission Meets to Discuss Levy Rates

    Harrison County Commission Meets to Discuss Levy Rates

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 5:09 PM EDT2015-04-21 21:09:43 GMT
    Harrison County Commission moved up its regular meeting to today. By statute, levying bodies are required to set their levy rates on the third Tuesday in April. As part of a light agenda for its weekly meeting, Commission set the levy rates for the 2015-2016 fiscal year mass transit and vital services levies.County Administrator Willie Parker says the levy rates will carry over from last year and added Harrison County is well below the maximum levy rates.
    Harrison County Commission moved up its regular meeting to today. By statute, levying bodies are required to set their levy rates on the third Tuesday in April. As part of a light agenda for its weekly meeting, Commission set the levy rates for the 2015-2016 fiscal year mass transit and vital services levies.County Administrator Willie Parker says the levy rates will carry over from last year and added Harrison County is well below the maximum levy rates.
  • UPDATE: DEP Continues Work at Site of Underground Mine Fire in White Hall

    UPDATE: DEP Continues Work at Site of Underground Mine Fire in White Hall

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 1:38 PM EDT2015-04-21 17:38:54 GMT
    The Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation and local contractors are continuing their efforts to extinguish an underground mine fire in Marion County.
    The Department of Environmental Protection's Office of Abandoned Mine Lands and Reclamation and local contractors are continuing their efforts to extinguish an underground mine fire in Marion County.

  • Vintage Theatre Company Announces First Harrison County Theatre Awards

    Vintage Theatre Company Announces First Harrison County Theatre Awards

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 1:09 PM EDT2015-04-21 17:09:22 GMT
    The Vintage Theatre Company announced Tuesday that they will be sponsoring the first Harrison County Theatre Awards on May 2 to celebrate this year's academic theatre season.The awards, which are also sponsored by the Harrison County Board of Education, will take place at Robert C. Byrd High School."It's Harrison County's very own version of the Tony Awards," said Jason Young, Vintage Theatre Company's Founding Producer and Artistic Director. "The goal is to bring together the high school the...
    The Vintage Theatre Company announced Tuesday that they will be sponsoring the first Harrison County Theatre Awards on May 2 to celebrate this year's academic theatre season.The awards, which are also sponsored by the Harrison County Board of Education, will take place at Robert C. Byrd High School."It's Harrison County's very own version of the Tony Awards," said Jason Young, Vintage Theatre Company's Founding Producer and Artistic Director. "The goal is to bring together the high school the...
  • Two Morgantown Stores Sell Alcohol to Underage Operative

    Two Morgantown Stores Sell Alcohol to Underage Operative

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 12:42 PM EDT2015-04-21 16:42:17 GMT
    The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office, along with an underage operative, conducted an alcohol compliance check at 13 businesses in the county.The BFS on Mileground Road and the Ashbrooke Express Mart did sell alcohol to the underage operative.The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office said they will continue to do compliance checks and encourages all businesses to check for proper identification before selling alcohol.
    The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office, along with an underage operative, conducted an alcohol compliance check at 13 businesses in the county.The BFS on Mileground Road and the Ashbrooke Express Mart did sell alcohol to the underage operative.The Monongalia County Sheriff's Office said they will continue to do compliance checks and encourages all businesses to check for proper identification before selling alcohol.
  • Update: Stolen Guitars Returned to Barbour County Church

    Update: Stolen Guitars Returned to Barbour County Church

    Tuesday, April 21 2015 12:23 AM EDT2015-04-21 04:23:05 GMT
    Three guitars that were stolen from the Pentecostal Church of Ford Run have been returned.
    Three guitars that were stolen from the Pentecostal Church of Ford Run have been returned.
  • FSU Students Facing Tuition and Fee Increase

    FSU Students Facing Tuition and Fee Increase

    Monday, April 20 2015 7:10 PM EDT2015-04-20 23:10:23 GMT
    Students at Fairmont State University will pay higher tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 academic year.The Associated Press said in-state undergraduate students will pay an additional $157 per semester.Tuition for non-resident undergraduate students will increase by $332 per semester.Graduate tuition will increase by $170 per semester for in-state students and $351 for non-residents.The FSU Board of Governors approved the tuition hikes last week.
    Students at Fairmont State University will pay higher tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 academic year.The Associated Press said in-state undergraduate students will pay an additional $157 per semester.Tuition for non-resident undergraduate students will increase by $332 per semester.Graduate tuition will increase by $170 per semester for in-state students and $351 for non-residents.The FSU Board of Governors approved the tuition hikes last week.
  • Search For Barbour County Superintendent Narrows

    Search For Barbour County Superintendent Narrows

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:48 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:48:41 GMT
    The search for a new Barbour County superintendent is drawing to a close.
    The search for a new Barbour County superintendent is drawing to a close.
  • Local Resort Filling Openings With Local Residents

    Local Resort Filling Openings With Local Residents

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:47:38 GMT
    A local resort is working to fill dozens of jobs for their busiest season.
    A local resort is working to fill dozens of jobs for their busiest season.
  • Rock The Test Prep Rally Held at Buckhannon Academy Elementary

    Rock The Test Prep Rally Held at Buckhannon Academy Elementary

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:15 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:15:18 GMT
    The school held a Rock the Test prep rally and teachers were dressed in 1980's attire.
    The school held a Rock the Test prep rally and teachers were dressed in 1980's attire.
  • Chase Selects Buckhannon Branch For Innovation Enhancement

    Chase Selects Buckhannon Branch For Innovation Enhancement

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:12 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:12:54 GMT
    Chase Bank has selected a branch in Buckhannon for renovation. The renovations should be ready later this year.
    Chase Bank has selected a branch in Buckhannon for renovation. The renovations should be ready later this year.
  • St Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon Receives Award

    St Joseph's Hospital of Buckhannon Receives Award

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:03 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:03:44 GMT
    The awards were presented by First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin at a reception at the Governor's mansion.
    The awards were presented by First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin at a reception at the Governor's mansion.
  • Preston Machine Expands Business

    Preston Machine Expands Business

    Monday, April 20 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-04-20 22:01:57 GMT
    Preston County Economic Development Authority is working with Preston Machine to secure a West Virginia Economic Development Council Loan.This loan will be the amount of $78,750 for ten years at 2% interest. It will be used to purchase new equipment for the facility to allow them to service their customers that may have new needs.Preston Machine focuses on metal fabrication and machine design."We're just pleased to be able to work with Preston Machine because our purpose in the county is to n...
    Preston County Economic Development Authority is working with Preston Machine to secure a West Virginia Economic Development Council Loan.This loan will be the amount of $78,750 for ten years at 2% interest. It will be used to purchase new equipment for the facility to allow them to service their customers that may have new needs.Preston Machine focuses on metal fabrication and machine design."We're just pleased to be able to work with Preston Machine because our purpose in the county is to n...
  • Stick Tattoo Company to 'Stick It' to Multiple Sclerosis With 5K

    Stick Tattoo Company to 'Stick It' to Multiple Sclerosis With 5K

    Monday, April 20 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-04-20 21:58:05 GMT
    The Stick Tattoo Company is inviting everybody to "stick it" to Multiple Sclerosis.They will be working with the Walk MS Morgantown event that is taking place this Saturday, April 25 at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Park.Every year around $25,000 is raised for the cause, and your support could help with this.Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m."Anybody that is coming to do the race, come down early, there will be food, and there will also be food and prizes afterwards so we just look forward ...
    The Stick Tattoo Company is inviting everybody to "stick it" to Multiple Sclerosis.They will be working with the Walk MS Morgantown event that is taking place this Saturday, April 25 at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Park.Every year around $25,000 is raised for the cause, and your support could help with this.Registration for the event begins at 9 a.m."Anybody that is coming to do the race, come down early, there will be food, and there will also be food and prizes afterwards so we just look forward ...
  • Zion Heritage Farm to Honor Fallen WV Soldiers with Tree Planting Ceremony

    Zion Heritage Farm to Honor Fallen WV Soldiers with Tree Planting Ceremony

    Sunday, April 19 2015 7:21 PM EDT2015-04-19 23:21:59 GMT
    Heather Neill's tree farm is about more than just picking apples. Next Saturday, she'll plant 38 trees in honor of the 38 West Virginians who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11.
    Heather Neill's tree farm is about more than just picking apples. Next Saturday, she'll plant 38 trees in honor of the 38 West Virginians who lost their lives in Iraq and Afghanistan since 9/11.
  • Ground Zero Fighting Systems Holds Charity Event for WVU Children's Hospital

    Ground Zero Fighting Systems Holds Charity Event for WVU Children's Hospital

    Sunday, April 19 2015 7:07 PM EDT2015-04-19 23:07:42 GMT
     Ground Zero Fighting Systems held a charity event for the WVU Children's Hospital. Participants were able to register through the children's hospital website. 

    Ground Zero Fighting Systems held a charity event for the WVU Children's Hospital. Participants were able to register through the children's hospital website.
  • 'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Awareness Event Held in Monongalia County

    'Walk a Mile in Her Shoes' Awareness Event Held in Monongalia County

    Sunday, April 19 2015 7:05 PM EDT2015-04-19 23:05:03 GMT

    More than 100 people from different organizations gathered at the Mountainlair Green to get the walk started. They made their way down High Street and concluded the event at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park.

    More than 100 people from different organizations gathered at the Mountainlair Green to get the walk started. They made their way down High Street and concluded the event at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park.

  • Gallery 62 West Hosts Art Workshops

    Gallery 62 West Hosts Art Workshops

    Sunday, April 19 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-19 22:55:21 GMT
    Gallery 62 West hosted their second week of art workshops on Sunday in Grafton.
    Gallery 62 West hosted their second week of art workshops on Sunday in Grafton.
  • Fundraiser Fights Hunger in Marion County

    Fundraiser Fights Hunger in Marion County

    Sunday, April 19 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-19 22:55:05 GMT
    Guests at the Empty Bowls luncheons at the Knights of Columbus in Fairmont and Blackshere Elementary School in Mannington were served buffet-style meals and had their pick of unique, hand-crafted bowls. 
    Guests at the Empty Bowls luncheons at the Knights of Columbus in Fairmont and Blackshere Elementary School in Mannington were served buffet-style meals and had their pick of unique, hand-crafted bowls. 
  • 'Pike Fireman's Challenge' Held by West Virginia University's Pi Kappa Alpha

    'Pike Fireman's Challenge' Held by West Virginia University's Pi Kappa Alpha

    Sunday, April 19 2015 6:53 PM EDT2015-04-19 22:53:35 GMT
    The fraternity raised money for the Morgantown Professional Firefighters Local 313 as part of its national service project. 
    The fraternity raised money for the Morgantown Professional Firefighters Local 313 as part of its national service project. 
  • Stepping Stones Crowns 2015 Miss Ability

    Stepping Stones Crowns 2015 Miss Ability

    Sunday, April 19 2015 6:47 PM EDT2015-04-19 22:47:52 GMT
    Stepping Stones hosted their 11th annual Miss Ability Pageant on Saturday.
    Stepping Stones hosted their 11th annual Miss Ability Pageant on Saturday.
  • Women's Extravaganza Held at Mylan Park

    Women's Extravaganza Held at Mylan Park

    Sunday, April 19 2015 6:45 PM EDT2015-04-19 22:45:28 GMT
    An array of products from more than 85 vendors that were geared towards the likings of women were available.
    An array of products from more than 85 vendors that were geared towards the likings of women were available.
  • Operation Welcome Home Kicks Off 1980's Themed Fundraiser

    Operation Welcome Home Kicks Off 1980's Themed Fundraiser

    Saturday, April 18 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-18 23:00:47 GMT
    Operation Welcome HomeOperation Welcome Home
    Every dime that is raised through fundraising stays in North Central West Virginia supporting Operation Welcome Home, and the veterans it serves.
    Every dime that is raised through fundraising stays in North Central West Virginia supporting Operation Welcome Home, and the veterans it serves.
  • WVU Children's Hospital Holds Annual Kids Fair

    WVU Children's Hospital Holds Annual Kids Fair

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:55:42 GMT

    Kids were encouraged to attend the fair dressed up as their favorite animals for a costume showcase.

    Kids were encouraged to attend the fair dressed up as their favorite animals for a costume showcase.

  • Senator Joe Manchin Holds Military Academy Day at Morgantown High School

    Senator Joe Manchin Holds Military Academy Day at Morgantown High School

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:53 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:53:46 GMT
    Manchin and Senator Shelley Moore Capito are traveling around the state to select 40 students that would like to go to a military academy. 
    Manchin and Senator Shelley Moore Capito are traveling around the state to select 40 students that would like to go to a military academy. 
  • Sundale Nursing Home Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Sundale Nursing Home Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:48 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:48:28 GMT

    Brewer is a native of Preston County. Brewer was joined by her three generations of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

    Brewer is a native of Preston County. Brewer was joined by her three generations of children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

  • Main Street Morgantown Hosts 16th Annual Chocolate Lovers' Day

    Main Street Morgantown Hosts 16th Annual Chocolate Lovers' Day

    Saturday, April 18 2015 6:46 PM EDT2015-04-18 22:46:38 GMT
    People were able to sample chocolate at each business while accumulating points towards the grand prize drawing. 
    People were able to sample chocolate at each business while accumulating points towards the grand prize drawing. 
  • 'The Storefront' Hosts Community Event in Fairmont

    'The Storefront' Hosts Community Event in Fairmont

    Saturday, April 18 2015 5:05 PM EDT2015-04-18 21:05:49 GMT
    Saturday's community fair was a way for residents to find out about the city's ongoing revitalization efforts.
    Saturday's community fair was a way for residents to find out about the city's ongoing revitalization efforts.
  • Fairmont Community Celebrates National Volunteer Week

    Fairmont Community Celebrates National Volunteer Week

    Saturday, April 18 2015 4:27 PM EDT2015-04-18 20:27:30 GMT
    Leadership Marion and the United Way of Marion County celebrated National Volunteer Week during the Spring Into Action Fair Saturday.
    Leadership Marion and the United Way of Marion County celebrated National Volunteer Week during the Spring Into Action Fair Saturday.
  • American History Comes Alive At Marion County History Expo

    American History Comes Alive At Marion County History Expo

    Saturday, April 18 2015 4:24 PM EDT2015-04-18 20:24:47 GMT
    Living history interpreters and guests relived significant periods of American history Saturday at the Marion County Courthouse during the Mountaineer State History Expo.
    Living history interpreters and guests relived significant periods of American history Saturday at the Marion County Courthouse during the Mountaineer State History Expo.
  • Marine Veteran Walks Across America to Raise Awareness for PTSD, Suicide Prevention

    Marine Veteran Walks Across America to Raise Awareness for PTSD, Suicide Prevention

    Friday, April 17 2015 7:57 PM EDT2015-04-17 23:57:57 GMT
    Clarksburg - Ryan Weldon is a marine veteran walking across the U.S. when he found out a reported 18-22 veterans per day commit suicide. He decided to take a stand."That kind of sparked the fire," Weldon said. "That ignited the flame and when that happened, everything snowballed. I said 'you know what, I'm doing it for what I believe in. I've already got this thought of walking across the U.S. What better way to get the word out, because I'm going to go through fifteen states.But the end goal...
    Clarksburg - Ryan Weldon is a marine veteran walking across the U.S. when he found out a reported 18-22 veterans per day commit suicide. He decided to take a stand."That kind of sparked the fire," Weldon said. "That ignited the flame and when that happened, everything snowballed. I said 'you know what, I'm doing it for what I believe in. I've already got this thought of walking across the U.S. What better way to get the word out, because I'm going to go through fifteen states.But the end goal...
  • Alderson Broaddus Students 'Do Good' in the Community

    Alderson Broaddus Students 'Do Good' in the Community

    Friday, April 17 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-17 22:44:13 GMT
    Alderson Broaddus University students will be helping out the Philippi community all weekend starting tonight for the fourth annual Do Good weekend. Students will be cleaning up the campus, main street and other locations around the city."It's a weekend to get involved with things on campus," Ashley Davis, one of the coordinators of the event, said. "We are going to be doing community service downtown and getting involved with the local community and also beautifying the campus."The Do Good w...
    Alderson Broaddus University students will be helping out the Philippi community all weekend starting tonight for the fourth annual Do Good weekend. Students will be cleaning up the campus, main street and other locations around the city."It's a weekend to get involved with things on campus," Ashley Davis, one of the coordinators of the event, said. "We are going to be doing community service downtown and getting involved with the local community and also beautifying the campus."The Do Good w...
  • Audra State Park Opens With Upgrades To Campsites

    Audra State Park Opens With Upgrades To Campsites

    Friday, April 17 2015 6:41 PM EDT2015-04-17 22:41:51 GMT
    Campers of all kinds have been coming to Audra State Park in Barbour County for decades now, but with some new additions this year, park staff are hoping to keep up with the times and bring more people into their park.    
    Campers of all kinds have been coming to Audra State Park in Barbour County for decades now, but with some new additions this year, park staff are hoping to keep up with the times and bring more people into their park.
  • Operation Welcome Home To Host 80's Night

    Operation Welcome Home To Host 80's Night

    Friday, April 17 2015 5:45 PM EDT2015-04-17 21:45:32 GMT
    Operation Welcome Home is hosting an 80's Night in Morgantown Friday night, and it's biggest fundraiser of the year.The event raises money to help veterans in the state get back on their feet after returning from serving our country. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour, and dinner is served at 7 p.m.To enjoy the full night of food and music, tickets were $100.The organization will also be showcasing some of it's veterans that have succeeded through it's program."We've been able t...
    Operation Welcome Home is hosting an 80's Night in Morgantown Friday night, and it's biggest fundraiser of the year.The event raises money to help veterans in the state get back on their feet after returning from serving our country. The event begins at 6 p.m. with a cocktail hour, and dinner is served at 7 p.m.To enjoy the full night of food and music, tickets were $100.The organization will also be showcasing some of it's veterans that have succeeded through it's program."We've been able t...
  • WVU Fraternity Cited for House Over Capacity

    WVU Fraternity Cited for House Over Capacity

    Friday, April 17 2015 4:51 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:51:09 GMT
    The Morgantown fire marshal has cited West Virginia University's Phi Sigma Kappa fraternityfor having almost 700 people inside the social room of the house on North High Street and about 100 more outside Saturday.This is the second time this fraternity has been cited for capacity issues.The Morgantown Fire Department said the social room's capacity is 168. They also said the fraternity covered fire alarms and emergency exits with tarps during a "paint party."Fraternity President Marco Colosi ...
    The Morgantown fire marshal has cited West Virginia University's Phi Sigma Kappa fraternityfor having almost 700 people inside the social room of the house on North High Street and about 100 more outside Saturday.This is the second time this fraternity has been cited for capacity issues.The Morgantown Fire Department said the social room's capacity is 168. They also said the fraternity covered fire alarms and emergency exits with tarps during a "paint party."Fraternity President Marco Colosi ...
  • UPDATE: Main Street Fairmont Moves Forward With 'Walkable Blocks' Initiative

    UPDATE: Main Street Fairmont Moves Forward With 'Walkable Blocks' Initiative

    Friday, April 17 2015 4:50 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:50:52 GMT
    Main Street Fairmont is gearing up for its latest project to spruce up the downtown area.
    Main Street Fairmont is gearing up for its latest project to spruce up the downtown area.
  • Brewery Opens New Location in Morgantown

    Brewery Opens New Location in Morgantown

    Friday, April 17 2015 4:46 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:46:49 GMT
    A new brewery opened it's doors in Morgantown today.Chestnut Brew Works started as a small beer brewery in the woods of southern Monongalia County, and finally, it has its own store.Chestnut Brew Works is managed by Bill Rittenour, who studied trees and fungi at West Virginia University.The brewery also prides itself on donating spent grain to local farms for feed, using salvaged wood for hand-crafted tap handles and recycling the water they use to chill unfermented beer.The brewery is locate...
    A new brewery opened it's doors in Morgantown today.Chestnut Brew Works started as a small beer brewery in the woods of southern Monongalia County, and finally, it has its own store.Chestnut Brew Works is managed by Bill Rittenour, who studied trees and fungi at West Virginia University.The brewery also prides itself on donating spent grain to local farms for feed, using salvaged wood for hand-crafted tap handles and recycling the water they use to chill unfermented beer.The brewery is locate...
  • Non-Profit Opens New Office in Clarksburg

    Non-Profit Opens New Office in Clarksburg

    Friday, April 17 2015 4:42 PM EDT2015-04-17 20:42:16 GMT
    SCORE, a non-profit that serves 10 counties in the area, has moved to a new office in downtown Clarksburg. SCORE is a group of retired and experienced volunteers who have had or been associated with a small business.Volunteers said the new office will allow the organization to expand its coverage area in the state. "The importance to the state of West Virginia for small businesses is that about 96 percent are small businesses," said Jerry Henderson, WV SCORE Director. "That certainly enhances...
    SCORE, a non-profit that serves 10 counties in the area, has moved to a new office in downtown Clarksburg. SCORE is a group of retired and experienced volunteers who have had or been associated with a small business.Volunteers said the new office will allow the organization to expand its coverage area in the state. "The importance to the state of West Virginia for small businesses is that about 96 percent are small businesses," said Jerry Henderson, WV SCORE Director. "That certainly enhances...
  • UPDATE: CENTRA Meeting Focuses on Fiscal Audit

    UPDATE: CENTRA Meeting Focuses on Fiscal Audit

    Friday, April 17 2015 3:30 PM EDT2015-04-17 19:30:53 GMT
    CENTRA held an open-door meeting on Monday night to discuss an audit that's brought some questions to the agency.
    CENTRA held an open-door meeting on Monday night to discuss an audit that's brought some questions to the agency.
  • WVU Veterans Host Golf Outing to Bring Awareness to Suicide and PTSD

    WVU Veterans Host Golf Outing to Bring Awareness to Suicide and PTSD

    Friday, April 17 2015 8:48 AM EDT2015-04-17 12:48:40 GMT
    More than 30 veterans played a round at Lakeview Golf Resort. The scramble benefits the WVU Veterans Organization and places an emphasis on PTSD awareness and veteran suicide prevention."Twenty two veterans killing themselves a day needs to be taken care of. Fortunately, Senator Manchin is stepping in and helping us out a lot. I have a meeting with him on Saturda," said Christopher Morris, from the WVU Veterans.
    More than 30 veterans played a round at Lakeview Golf Resort. The scramble benefits the WVU Veterans Organization and places an emphasis on PTSD awareness and veteran suicide prevention."Twenty two veterans killing themselves a day needs to be taken care of. Fortunately, Senator Manchin is stepping in and helping us out a lot. I have a meeting with him on Saturda," said Christopher Morris, from the WVU Veterans.
  • Mon General Celebrates 40th Annual Service Awards with Reception

    Mon General Celebrates 40th Annual Service Awards with Reception

    Thursday, April 16 2015 11:49 PM EDT2015-04-17 03:49:36 GMT
    40th Annual Service Awards Reception40th Annual Service Awards Reception
    More than 200 awards were presented to staff members of Mon General. The Staff members will be recognized for their employment longevity and milestones.
    More than 200 awards were presented to staff members of Mon General. The Staff members will be recognized for their employment longevity and milestones.
  • Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Luncheon Held in Upshur County

    Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Luncheon Held in Upshur County

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:41 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:41:44 GMT
    Other events included proclamations signed by city council and county commission, and a memorial flag raising at the courthouse.
    Other events included proclamations signed by city council and county commission, and a memorial flag raising at the courthouse.
  • Barbour Chamber, State Board VP Encourage PBHS Students To Plan For Future

    Barbour Chamber, State Board VP Encourage PBHS Students To Plan For Future

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:37 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:37:13 GMT
    The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging students to plan for their future.
    The Barbour County Chamber of Commerce is encouraging students to plan for their future.
  • Hill Slip Needing Repaired Near Upshur County 911 Center

    Hill Slip Needing Repaired Near Upshur County 911 Center

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:35 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:35:58 GMT
    Bids on the repair may be put out on April 30.
    Bids on the repair may be put out on April 30.
  • Residents Invited to "Come and Dig for Ramps!" in Rock Cave, Charleston

    Residents Invited to "Come and Dig for Ramps!" in Rock Cave, Charleston

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:32 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:32:29 GMT
    The Division of Tourism invited residents to "Come and Dig for Ramps!" in Rock Cave, Upshur County today. The event continued beyond digging up the ramps to Charleston, where the vegetables were prepared and cooked. Ramps hold a special place in West Virginia, ushering in the spring season."Ramps are a West Virginia staple," Jane Bostic, marketing specialist for the Division of Tourism, said. "A lot of people think of spring; thinking of the red buds blooming, it's spring; the crocus are comi...
    The Division of Tourism invited residents to "Come and Dig for Ramps!" in Rock Cave, Upshur County today. The event continued beyond digging up the ramps to Charleston, where the vegetables were prepared and cooked. Ramps hold a special place in West Virginia, ushering in the spring season."Ramps are a West Virginia staple," Jane Bostic, marketing specialist for the Division of Tourism, said. "A lot of people think of spring; thinking of the red buds blooming, it's spring; the crocus are comi...
  • FRMC, Davis Medical Center Help Families Communicate on National Healthcare Decisions Day

    FRMC, Davis Medical Center Help Families Communicate on National Healthcare Decisions Day

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:32 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:32:20 GMT
    It's a difficult conversation to have, but a necessary one: talking to your loved ones about their healthcare decisions, if they're unable to speak for themselves. The Fairmont Regional Medical Center helped to facilitate that process.
    It's a difficult conversation to have, but a necessary one: talking to your loved ones about their healthcare decisions, if they're unable to speak for themselves. The Fairmont Regional Medical Center helped to facilitate that process.
  • Marion County Day Report Providing Workers Throughout the County

    Marion County Day Report Providing Workers Throughout the County

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:28 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:28:55 GMT
    The Marion County Day Report is providing a service to help clean parks, buildings and streets. Many non-violent offenders work for the Day Report instead of sitting in jail. The service is free as participants earn a different wage."I hear that term a lot, free labor," Walter Colley, the Day Report Community Service Coordinator, said. "It's not free. They're earning something. They're earning back their respect as citizens of Marion County and the citizens are getting something out of them. ...
    The Marion County Day Report is providing a service to help clean parks, buildings and streets. Many non-violent offenders work for the Day Report instead of sitting in jail. The service is free as participants earn a different wage."I hear that term a lot, free labor," Walter Colley, the Day Report Community Service Coordinator, said. "It's not free. They're earning something. They're earning back their respect as citizens of Marion County and the citizens are getting something out of them. ...
  • FSU Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for $30 Million Student Housing Project

    FSU Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for $30 Million Student Housing Project

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:21:44 GMT
    On Thursday, FSU held a groundbreaking ceremony for University Terrace, a $30 million, three-building residence complex.
    On Thursday, FSU held a groundbreaking ceremony for University Terrace, a $30 million, three-building residence complex.
  • DCHS Students Witness Mock DUI Crash Ahead of Prom

    DCHS Students Witness Mock DUI Crash Ahead of Prom

    Thursday, April 16 2015 6:21 PM EDT2015-04-16 22:21:32 GMT
    It's a scene no one wants to see, but one firefighters and police officers may have to face.Prom is next weekend for Doddridge County High School juniors and seniors, and law enforcement wanted to send a powerful message beforehand.
    It's a scene no one wants to see, but one firefighters and police officers may have to face.Prom is next weekend for Doddridge County High School juniors and seniors, and law enforcement wanted to send a powerful message beforehand.
  • Medical Executive Committee of West Virginia University Hospitals Meet

    Medical Executive Committee of West Virginia University Hospitals Meet

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-04-16 03:57:56 GMT
    The meeting of the Medical Executive Committee of West Virginia University Hospitals met on Wednesday afternoon. It is staffed by physicians and resident physicians. Key decisions that are important to the institution are made in the name of improving and maintaining high quality patient care."In this topsy turvy world of the new healthcare realities, I think that we're trying to position ourselves as folks who are able to provide the care that West Virginians need, so that we don't have to h...
    The meeting of the Medical Executive Committee of West Virginia University Hospitals met on Wednesday afternoon. It is staffed by physicians and resident physicians. Key decisions that are important to the institution are made in the name of improving and maintaining high quality patient care."In this topsy turvy world of the new healthcare realities, I think that we're trying to position ourselves as folks who are able to provide the care that West Virginians need, so that we don't have to h...
  • Preston County Business Rebrands Their Enterprise

    Preston County Business Rebrands Their Enterprise

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 11:57 PM EDT2015-04-16 03:57:04 GMT
    Formerly known as Tatham's Garden Center, this family owned, and operated business will be giving their thirty year old establishment a modern twist.It started as a roadside fruit stand in Kingwood by Chris and Joyce Tatham. Now, the next generation, Lucas Tatham and Trellis Smith are announcing the next season of their growth. This spring they are rebranding their enterprise to Modern Homestead. This includes their seasonal greenhouse, coffee and gift shop, and guesthouse."We've been around ...
    Formerly known as Tatham's Garden Center, this family owned, and operated business will be giving their thirty year old establishment a modern twist.It started as a roadside fruit stand in Kingwood by Chris and Joyce Tatham. Now, the next generation, Lucas Tatham and Trellis Smith are announcing the next season of their growth. This spring they are rebranding their enterprise to Modern Homestead. This includes their seasonal greenhouse, coffee and gift shop, and guesthouse."We've been around ...
  • Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo Prepares for Opening

    Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo Prepares for Opening

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-04-16 03:54:16 GMT
    Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo is getting ready to open for it's 23rd season. With so many animals around, where do they keep them all when it's winter?
    Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo is getting ready to open for it's 23rd season. With so many animals around, where do they keep them all when it's winter?
  • Morgantown Residents No Longer Allowed to Have Couches on Porches

    Morgantown Residents No Longer Allowed to Have Couches on Porches

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 7:10 PM EDT2015-04-15 23:10:33 GMT
    Morgantown residents will no longer be allowed to have couches on the front porch.City Council passed an ordinance this year banning any upholstered furniture outside unless it's within an enclosed porch.Code enforcement held a seminar today to explain to landlords and homeowners how they'll enforce the ordinance.
    Morgantown residents will no longer be allowed to have couches on the front porch.City Council passed an ordinance this year banning any upholstered furniture outside unless it's within an enclosed porch.Code enforcement held a seminar today to explain to landlords and homeowners how they'll enforce the ordinance.
  • Agreement for Potential Harrison Power Plant Moving Forward

    Agreement for Potential Harrison Power Plant Moving Forward

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-04-15 22:31:24 GMT
    The Harrison County School Board has approved a financial agreement with Harrison County Power, the company that would run a natural gas power plant at the Pinnickinnick or "PK" property. 
    The Harrison County School Board has approved a financial agreement with Harrison County Power, the company that would run a natural gas power plant at the Pinnickinnick or "PK" property. 
  • Collection of Abraham Lincoln Artifacts Being Preserved At West Virginia Wesleyan

    Collection of Abraham Lincoln Artifacts Being Preserved At West Virginia Wesleyan

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 6:27 PM EDT2015-04-15 22:27:37 GMT
    West Virginia Wesleyan College's Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library is home to the Jones Lincoln Collection made up of more than 5,000 books, documents, letters, and photos of Lincoln.
    West Virginia Wesleyan College's Annie Merner Pfeiffer Library is home to the Jones Lincoln Collection made up of more than 5,000 books, documents, letters, and photos of Lincoln.
  • Principals Leadership Academy Underway At Stonewall Resort

    Principals Leadership Academy Underway At Stonewall Resort

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:59 PM EDT2015-04-15 21:59:47 GMT
    Educators from around the state are in Lewis County for the annual Principal's Leadership Academy.
    Educators from around the state are in Lewis County for the annual Principal's Leadership Academy.
  • Vietnam Veterans Honored At Military Museum

    Vietnam Veterans Honored At Military Museum

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:58 PM EDT2015-04-15 21:58:37 GMT
    The Mountaineer Military Museum opened its doors Wednesday morning to welcome a special group of people.
    The Mountaineer Military Museum opened its doors Wednesday morning to welcome a special group of people.
  • Par Mar Stores Raise Money for Children's Home Society

    Par Mar Stores Raise Money for Children's Home Society

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:54 PM EDT2015-04-15 21:54:11 GMT
    Par Mar Stores is kicking off a campaign to raise funds for children assistance programs.[TAKE VO]{***VO***} Brightly colored paper flowers will be sold for $1 at West Virginia stores...to benefit the Children's Home Society of West Virginia. The organization says about four-thousand children are in some type of out-of-home care and more than one thousand children need adopted.'We are trying to take care of our West Virginia children, and it's our mission to maintain the well being of our c...
    Par Mar Stores is kicking off a campaign to raise funds for children assistance programs.[TAKE VO]{***VO***} Brightly colored paper flowers will be sold for $1 at West Virginia stores...to benefit the Children's Home Society of West Virginia. The organization says about four-thousand children are in some type of out-of-home care and more than one thousand children need adopted.'We are trying to take care of our West Virginia children, and it's our mission to maintain the well being of our c...
  • Pleasant Valley to Hold Annual Spring Cleanup Event

    Pleasant Valley to Hold Annual Spring Cleanup Event

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:51 PM EDT2015-04-15 21:51:57 GMT
    Electronics will not be accepted. Refrigerators, air conditioners, car parts, or construction materials will not be picked up but can be dropped off at a dumpster at the municipal building.
    Electronics will not be accepted. Refrigerators, air conditioners, car parts, or construction materials will not be picked up but can be dropped off at a dumpster at the municipal building.
  • Main Street Fairmont's '1230 Room' Moved to Thursday Nights

    Main Street Fairmont's '1230 Room' Moved to Thursday Nights

    Wednesday, April 15 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-04-15 21:34:22 GMT
    The 1230 Room is a growing platform that brings residents together to discuss various community issues.
    The 1230 Room is a growing platform that brings residents together to discuss various community issues.
  • West Virginia University Police Department Informs Students About Campus Safety

    West Virginia University Police Department Informs Students About Campus Safety

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 11:44 PM EDT2015-04-15 03:44:55 GMT
    The West Virginia University Police had a crime prevention table set up outside of The Brew and Gold café in the Towers student residence halls on Tuesday afternoon.It was an opportunity to chat with a cop in a casual setting that students are comfortable with.Information advising students how to be safe on campus was distributed. The police encouraged them to use the LiveSafe App to help prevent crime."The focal point of the crime prevention table is simply to offer the information, and to h...
    The West Virginia University Police had a crime prevention table set up outside of The Brew and Gold café in the Towers student residence halls on Tuesday afternoon.It was an opportunity to chat with a cop in a casual setting that students are comfortable with.Information advising students how to be safe on campus was distributed. The police encouraged them to use the LiveSafe App to help prevent crime."The focal point of the crime prevention table is simply to offer the information, and to h...
  • West Virginia Delegate Hosts 'Unhappy Hour' to Raise Awareness of Gender Wage Gap

    West Virginia Delegate Hosts 'Unhappy Hour' to Raise Awareness of Gender Wage Gap

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 11:44 PM EDT2015-04-15 03:44:03 GMT
    Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer hosted an 'Unhappy Hour' to mark 'Equal Pay Day' at the Wine Bar in Morgantown this evening'Equal Pay Day' is the symbolic day when women's earnings finally catch up to what men earned in the previous calendar year. Today, women face a pay gap in almost every occupational field.Women nationally earn only 78 cents to every dollar a man does."I think it's a really important issue because it means that you can't really do as well as a family, if you don't get p...
    Delegate Barbara Evans Fleischauer hosted an 'Unhappy Hour' to mark 'Equal Pay Day' at the Wine Bar in Morgantown this evening'Equal Pay Day' is the symbolic day when women's earnings finally catch up to what men earned in the previous calendar year. Today, women face a pay gap in almost every occupational field.Women nationally earn only 78 cents to every dollar a man does."I think it's a really important issue because it means that you can't really do as well as a family, if you don't get p...
  • Thieves Steal Instruments from Barbour County Church

    Thieves Steal Instruments from Barbour County Church

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 11:42 PM EDT2015-04-15 03:42:39 GMT
    Who would steal from a church? That's the question the members of Pentecostal Church of Ford Run are asking themselves after thieves broke in and stole three guitars and a DVR system.
    Who would steal from a church? That's the question the members of Pentecostal Church of Ford Run are asking themselves after thieves broke in and stole three guitars and a DVR system.
  • Fairmont City Council Adopts Historic Preservation Grant

    Fairmont City Council Adopts Historic Preservation Grant

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 11:40 PM EDT2015-04-15 03:40:34 GMT
    Fairmont City Council met with a full agenda Tuesday night. Council adopted a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a West Virginia State Historic Preservation Grant for funding and designing review guidelines for the Fairmont downtown district.
    Fairmont City Council met with a full agenda Tuesday night. Council adopted a resolution authorizing the acceptance of a West Virginia State Historic Preservation Grant for funding and designing review guidelines for the Fairmont downtown district.
  • Parents as Teachers Program Expanding in Randolph County

    Parents as Teachers Program Expanding in Randolph County

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:19 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:19:32 GMT
    50 families are served in Tucker County and the program is starting to grow in Randolph County. 
    50 families are served in Tucker County and the program is starting to grow in Randolph County. 
  • Power Outage Planned in Randolph County

    Power Outage Planned in Randolph County

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:18 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:18:31 GMT
    MGN OnlineMGN Online
    A planned power outage is scheduled for Saturday, April 17 for more than 1,000 customers in Randolph County.
    A planned power outage is scheduled for Saturday, April 17 for more than 1,000 customers in Randolph County.
  • Juvenile Justice Facility in Tucker County To Become State Park Storage Facility

    Juvenile Justice Facility in Tucker County To Become State Park Storage Facility

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:17 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:17:05 GMT
    The West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services has requested to terminate its lease agreement, and the buildings will revert back to the state's Division of Natural Resources.
    The West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services has requested to terminate its lease agreement, and the buildings will revert back to the state's Division of Natural Resources.
  • DNR To Begin Electronic Game Checking

    DNR To Begin Electronic Game Checking

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:11 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:11:50 GMT
    Hunters around the state will be able to save a step to check in their catch this year.
    Hunters around the state will be able to save a step to check in their catch this year.
  • If You Haven't Done Your Taxes Yet, Fill Out an Extension

    If You Haven't Done Your Taxes Yet, Fill Out an Extension

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 7:09 PM EDT2015-04-14 23:09:49 GMT
    Many people filing taxes wait until the last minute, and then find themselves flipping through more papers than they actually need. An extension can give you more time, but that's about it."If they're still looking for forms, we can file an extension for them," Connie Stemple, the Clarksburg Liberty Tax Service Office Manager said. "Now, however, the extensions have to be filed by April 15th also and it gives them just an extension of time. If they owe, they're still going to be compiling int...
    Many people filing taxes wait until the last minute, and then find themselves flipping through more papers than they actually need. An extension can give you more time, but that's about it."If they're still looking for forms, we can file an extension for them," Connie Stemple, the Clarksburg Liberty Tax Service Office Manager said. "Now, however, the extensions have to be filed by April 15th also and it gives them just an extension of time. If they owe, they're still going to be compiling int...
  • Lewis County Organization Connecting Girls With Gowns

    Lewis County Organization Connecting Girls With Gowns

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 6:57 PM EDT2015-04-14 22:57:30 GMT
    Donate the Dress started a few years ago when Sharon Linger and a local student started collecting dresses to allow area girls to enjoy their senior prom in style.
    Donate the Dress started a few years ago when Sharon Linger and a local student started collecting dresses to allow area girls to enjoy their senior prom in style.
  • United Hospital Center Honors Volunteers With A Luncheon

    United Hospital Center Honors Volunteers With A Luncheon

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 6:56 PM EDT2015-04-14 22:56:18 GMT
    This week is National Volunteer Week and the Auxiliary to United Hospital Center is celebrating its volunteers.
    This week is National Volunteer Week and the Auxiliary to United Hospital Center is celebrating its volunteers.
  • Bear Cubs Spotted at Bridgeport City Park

    Bear Cubs Spotted at Bridgeport City Park

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-04-14 21:34:28 GMT
    Monday, Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton said he was notified that two bear cubs were seen on the walking trail at the recreation facility. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources said there is no need for residents to be concerned.
    Monday, Bridgeport Parks and Recreation Director Don Burton said he was notified that two bear cubs were seen on the walking trail at the recreation facility. The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources said there is no need for residents to be concerned.
  • Clay-Battelle High School Prepares Students for Professional Careers

    Clay-Battelle High School Prepares Students for Professional Careers

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 5:13 PM EDT2015-04-14 21:13:38 GMT
    Students at Clay-Battelle High School are getting a jump start on their careers.The career class allows them to learn about different jobs available in the area by speaking to professionals. The students learn about everything from missionary work, to theater make up application.
    Students at Clay-Battelle High School are getting a jump start on their careers.The career class allows them to learn about different jobs available in the area by speaking to professionals. The students learn about everything from missionary work, to theater make up application.
  • WVU Celebrates National Student Employment Week

    WVU Celebrates National Student Employment Week

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 4:53 PM EDT2015-04-14 20:53:43 GMT
    Each year colleges and universities across the country recognize the importance of the student work experience during National Student Employment Week.
    Each year colleges and universities across the country recognize the importance of the student work experience during National Student Employment Week.
  • WVU Brings Awareness to Equal Pay Day and Gender Wage Gap

    WVU Brings Awareness to Equal Pay Day and Gender Wage Gap

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 4:50 PM EDT2015-04-14 20:50:25 GMT
    WVU Council for Women's Concerns found a unique way to teach students on campus about Equal Pay Day and the gender wage gap.The council hosted a bake sale where everything up for grabs was 69 cents for women and $1.00 for men. The council partnered with the American Association of University Women student chapter."We're having students fill out postcards to send to DC to their senator to demand equal pay for women," said Leah Cunningham from the WVU Center for Service and Learning. "It's 2015...
    WVU Council for Women's Concerns found a unique way to teach students on campus about Equal Pay Day and the gender wage gap.The council hosted a bake sale where everything up for grabs was 69 cents for women and $1.00 for men. The council partnered with the American Association of University Women student chapter."We're having students fill out postcards to send to DC to their senator to demand equal pay for women," said Leah Cunningham from the WVU Center for Service and Learning. "It's 2015...
  • New Law Prevents Car Manufacturers from Selling Products Directly

    New Law Prevents Car Manufacturers from Selling Products Directly

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 2:39 PM EDT2015-04-14 18:39:59 GMT
    How often do you see factory owned car dealerships in the state of West Virginia? You don't and for a reason. Because of franchise laws in the state, car companies that want to sell cars directly are legally not allowed to. 
    How often do you see factory owned car dealerships in the state of West Virginia? You don't and for a reason. Because of franchise laws in the state, car companies that want to sell cars directly are legally not allowed to. 
  • Ihlenfeld Creates Drug Awareness Programming

    Ihlenfeld Creates Drug Awareness Programming

    Tuesday, April 14 2015 1:57 PM EDT2015-04-14 17:57:30 GMT
    Taylor County - West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose deaths. Many of those deaths are due to heroin, prescription pain killers like oxycotin or anti-depressants like Xanax.The U.S. Attorney has taken steps to raise awareness of these facts by initiating the Addiction Action Plan as well as Project Future."It is an absolute priority for us the issue of education of our young people," U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said. "We started a couple of years ago a program called Project Fut...
    Taylor County - West Virginia leads the nation in drug overdose deaths. Many of those deaths are due to heroin, prescription pain killers like oxycotin or anti-depressants like Xanax.The U.S. Attorney has taken steps to raise awareness of these facts by initiating the Addiction Action Plan as well as Project Future."It is an absolute priority for us the issue of education of our young people," U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld said. "We started a couple of years ago a program called Project Fut...
  • Recycling Bin Jump-Starts New Partnership

    Recycling Bin Jump-Starts New Partnership

    Monday, April 13 2015 11:54 PM EDT2015-04-14 03:54:36 GMT
    “I don't think I've ever been so excited over seeing a dumpster, because it's so much more than that.”
    “I don't think I've ever been so excited over seeing a dumpster, because it's so much more than that.”
  • Bridgeport City Council Raises Awareness against Sexual Assault

    Bridgeport City Council Raises Awareness against Sexual Assault

    Monday, April 13 2015 11:52 PM EDT2015-04-14 03:52:15 GMT
    Domestic Violence AwarenessDomestic Violence Awareness
    Bridgeport City Council presented several proclamations Monday night. One specific proclamation addresses the importance to raise awareness about sexual assault.Every two minutes an American is sexually assaulted. One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives.
    Bridgeport City Council presented several proclamations Monday night. One specific proclamation addresses the importance to raise awareness about sexual assault.Every two minutes an American is sexually assaulted. One in five women and one in 71 men will be raped at some point in their lives.
  • Bridgeport City Council Awards BHS Wrestler with Proclamation

    Bridgeport City Council Awards BHS Wrestler with Proclamation

    Monday, April 13 2015 11:50 PM EDT2015-04-14 03:50:39 GMT
    Noah Markley, BHS JuniorNoah Markley, BHS Junior
    Bridgeport High School (BHS) student Noah Markley became the third wrestler in BHS history to capture a State AA and A Wrestling Championship in February.
    Bridgeport High School (BHS) student Noah Markley became the third wrestler in BHS history to capture a State AA and A Wrestling Championship in February.
  • Jane Lew Lions Club Preparing For 5K

    Jane Lew Lions Club Preparing For 5K

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:42 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:42:19 GMT
    The Jane Lew Lions Club is getting ready for its annual 5K race.
    The Jane Lew Lions Club is getting ready for its annual 5K race.
  • Local Relay Team Holding Poker Run

    Local Relay Team Holding Poker Run

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:40 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:40:05 GMT
    A local business is organizing an event to support its local Relay for Life.
    A local business is organizing an event to support its local Relay for Life.
  • Lewis County Commissioners Thank Animal Control Officer

    Lewis County Commissioners Thank Animal Control Officer

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:37 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:37:32 GMT
    The Lewis County Commission is honoring county officers of a different sort this week.
    The Lewis County Commission is honoring county officers of a different sort this week.
  • Preston County Commission Approves ATV Use On Roads

    Preston County Commission Approves ATV Use On Roads

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:36 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:36:32 GMT
    The Preston County Commission met Monday morning for a regular session.
    The Preston County Commission met Monday morning for a regular session.
  • Martin Hall Agency Hosts Cookies for a Cause Event

    Martin Hall Agency Hosts Cookies for a Cause Event

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:34 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:34:56 GMT
    The Martin Hall Agency hosted a Cookies for a Cause Fundraiser Monday afternoon at Insomnia Cookies in Morgantown.
    The Martin Hall Agency hosted a Cookies for a Cause Fundraiser Monday afternoon at Insomnia Cookies in Morgantown.
  • iASD Clinic Hosts 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

    iASD Clinic Hosts 5K Run and Family Fun Walk

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:34 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:34:07 GMT
    April is Autism Awareness month and to recognize this, the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities will be putting on a 5K walk and run.
    April is Autism Awareness month and to recognize this, the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic at the WVU Center for Excellence in Disabilities will be putting on a 5K walk and run.
  • Air Force Reserve Supporting Morgantown Airport Runway Extension

    Air Force Reserve Supporting Morgantown Airport Runway Extension

    Monday, April 13 2015 6:31 PM EDT2015-04-13 22:31:43 GMT
    The Air Force Reserve will submit a package to support the Morgantown Airport Runway Expansion project.The Air Force Reserve will submit a package to support the Morgantown Airport Runway Expansion project.
    The Morgantown Municipal Airport has had expansion on the brain for several years. It just finished the National Guard Readiness Center, the access road will soon be opening, and that's just the east side. The south end of the runway will soon be 1,001 more feet.
    The Morgantown Municipal Airport has had expansion on the brain for several years. It just finished the National Guard Readiness Center, the access road will soon be opening, and that's just the east side. The south end of the runway will soon be 1,001 more feet.
  • Panera Bread Cookie Sales Benefit Autism Clinic at WVU

    Panera Bread Cookie Sales Benefit Autism Clinic at WVU

    Monday, April 13 2015 4:52 PM EDT2015-04-13 20:52:45 GMT
    Panera Bread is partnering with the intensive Autism Service Delivery clinic at West Virginia University to host the "Pieces of Hope for Autism" cookie campaign.All participating West Virginia Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate 100 percent of the money collected from sales of their puzzle piece cookies."I think it's really important that we get involved with this because the charity is right here in Morgantown. It's in our state," said Joey Wright, general manager of Panera Bread. "The sal...
    Panera Bread is partnering with the intensive Autism Service Delivery clinic at West Virginia University to host the "Pieces of Hope for Autism" cookie campaign.All participating West Virginia Panera Bread bakery-cafes will donate 100 percent of the money collected from sales of their puzzle piece cookies."I think it's really important that we get involved with this because the charity is right here in Morgantown. It's in our state," said Joey Wright, general manager of Panera Bread. "The sal...
  • West Virginia DNR To Give Special Reward for Catching Tagged Trout in State Parks

    West Virginia DNR To Give Special Reward for Catching Tagged Trout in State Parks

    Monday, April 13 2015 1:02 PM EDT2015-04-13 17:02:18 GMT
    By catching a special tagged trout at one of five West Virginia state parks, you could receive a special reward while also providing valuable information for biological research."Trout anglers can experience great stream fishing across West Virginia as a result of the Division of Natural Resources' stocking program," said State Parks Chief Sam England. "This year, a new aspect was added - tagged trout stocked Tomlinson Run, Watoga, Cacapon, Cedar Creek and Pipestem state parks."Cedar Creek, a...
    By catching a special tagged trout at one of five West Virginia state parks, you could receive a special reward while also providing valuable information for biological research."Trout anglers can experience great stream fishing across West Virginia as a result of the Division of Natural Resources' stocking program," said State Parks Chief Sam England. "This year, a new aspect was added - tagged trout stocked Tomlinson Run, Watoga, Cacapon, Cedar Creek and Pipestem state parks."Cedar Creek, a...
  • Morgantown Municipal Airport Planning Runway Extension Project

    Morgantown Municipal Airport Planning Runway Extension Project

    Sunday, April 12 2015 10:15 PM EDT2015-04-13 02:15:53 GMT
    The Morgantown Municipal Airport is partnering with the Air Force Reserve on a runway extension project.
    The Morgantown Municipal Airport is partnering with the Air Force Reserve on a runway extension project.
  • Cheat Lake Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Spring Clothing Giveaway

    Cheat Lake Volunteer Fire Department Hosts Spring Clothing Giveaway

    Sunday, April 12 2015 7:22 PM EDT2015-04-12 23:22:25 GMT
    Community members in Monongalia County joined forces to host a Spring Clothing Giveaway at the Cheat Lake Volunteer Fire Department.The items available were gently used clothing, toys, and books. There was also a variety of personal care bags. Donations of baked goods were sold and all proceeds from Saturday and Sunday's event were donated to the Cheat Lake V.F.D."We do it in the spring and in the fall. So we help, within the last two days, approximately 250 people and families," said Sarah D...
    Community members in Monongalia County joined forces to host a Spring Clothing Giveaway at the Cheat Lake Volunteer Fire Department.The items available were gently used clothing, toys, and books. There was also a variety of personal care bags. Donations of baked goods were sold and all proceeds from Saturday and Sunday's event were donated to the Cheat Lake V.F.D."We do it in the spring and in the fall. So we help, within the last two days, approximately 250 people and families," said Sarah D...
  • Program from West Virginia University Allows More Opportunities for Children with Special Needs

    Program from West Virginia University Allows More Opportunities for Children with Special Needs

    Sunday, April 12 2015 7:19 PM EDT2015-04-12 23:19:30 GMT
    The West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences is one of the thirteen programs in the country selected to put a program into action that helps create an environment where children with and without disabilities can play and learn together.
    The West Virginia University College of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences is one of the thirteen programs in the country selected to put a program into action that helps create an environment where children with and without disabilities can play and learn together.
  • Harrison County High Schools "Fight Like A Girl"

    Harrison County High Schools "Fight Like A Girl"

    Sunday, April 12 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-12 23:00:18 GMT
    For the 5th year in a row local high schools teamed up to fight like girls.Liberty High School hosted its annual “Fight Like a Girl” powderpuff tournament to raise money for breast cancer on Saturday. 
    For the 5th year in a row local high schools teamed up to fight like girls.Liberty High School hosted its annual “Fight Like a Girl” powderpuff tournament to raise money for breast cancer on Saturday. 
  • DCHS Supports Student With Brain Cancer

    DCHS Supports Student With Brain Cancer

    Sunday, April 12 2015 7:00 PM EDT2015-04-12 23:00:18 GMT
    Jordan Heckert and his family are dealing with something they could never have imagined.“It's kinda like hitting a brick wall. You have a totally healthy kid plays basketball, baseball, and then you go to the ER and they tell you he has a brain tumor,” said Sherry Heckert.
    Jordan Heckert and his family are dealing with something they could never have imagined.“It's kinda like hitting a brick wall. You have a totally healthy kid plays basketball, baseball, and then you go to the ER and they tell you he has a brain tumor,” said Sherry Heckert.
  • Chestnut Ridge Park Holds Annual Fishing Rodeo

    Chestnut Ridge Park Holds Annual Fishing Rodeo

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:11 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:11:33 GMT
    Kids of all ages enjoyed the beautiful weather and did a little fishing at the annual Chestnut Ridge Park Kids Fishing Rodeo.Prizes were given for the biggest fish caught, in three age groups for each gender. 
    Kids of all ages enjoyed the beautiful weather and did a little fishing at the annual Chestnut Ridge Park Kids Fishing Rodeo.Prizes were given for the biggest fish caught, in three age groups for each gender. 
  • Mon Amateur Radio Club Gives Back to the Community

    Mon Amateur Radio Club Gives Back to the Community

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:10 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:10:10 GMT
    The Mon County Amateur Radio Club gave back to an area family who recently lost everything in a fire.
    The Mon County Amateur Radio Club gave back to an area family who recently lost everything in a fire.
  • Billiards and Bowling Tournament Benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Billiards and Bowling Tournament Benefits Muscular Dystrophy Association

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:08 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:08:54 GMT
    Bowlers of all ages aimed for strikes on Saturday at the Jerry L. Shrewsberry Memorial Charity Tournament. It was co-hosted by the WVU Billiards Club and WVU Bowling Team. There were several opportunities to win prizes, including a basketball signed by Bob Huggins."Actually the founder of the Bowling Club, his brother passed away from MDA symptoms and since then, they have had this tournament in his namesake and we have donated with proceeds to the MDA association. Since then, it has kind of ...
    Bowlers of all ages aimed for strikes on Saturday at the Jerry L. Shrewsberry Memorial Charity Tournament. It was co-hosted by the WVU Billiards Club and WVU Bowling Team. There were several opportunities to win prizes, including a basketball signed by Bob Huggins."Actually the founder of the Bowling Club, his brother passed away from MDA symptoms and since then, they have had this tournament in his namesake and we have donated with proceeds to the MDA association. Since then, it has kind of ...
  • West Virginia University Kicks off Annual "Week of Engagement' With a Community Cleanup Day

    West Virginia University Kicks off Annual "Week of Engagement' With a Community Cleanup Day

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:07 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:07:01 GMT
    The Campus-Community Clean Up, united the WVU campus with surrounding communities to work together, making a cleaner city for everyone.West Virginia University Students, Faculty, and staff, prepared to spread across the Morgantown area to give back. The Campus Community Cleanup was the kickoff for the university's 10th annual 'Week of Engagement.'"This week kind of just symbolizes a week of everyone coming together to a collective effort to try to get things done in a way that's a little bit ...
    The Campus-Community Clean Up, united the WVU campus with surrounding communities to work together, making a cleaner city for everyone.West Virginia University Students, Faculty, and staff, prepared to spread across the Morgantown area to give back. The Campus Community Cleanup was the kickoff for the university's 10th annual 'Week of Engagement.'"This week kind of just symbolizes a week of everyone coming together to a collective effort to try to get things done in a way that's a little bit ...
  • Palatine Park Gets Spring Cleaning

    Palatine Park Gets Spring Cleaning

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:06 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:06:06 GMT
    Palatine Park got it's spring cleaning on Saturday courtesy of the Mon River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.
    Palatine Park got it's spring cleaning on Saturday courtesy of the Mon River Chapter of Ducks Unlimited.
  • Fairmont Avenue Holds Spring Block Party

    Fairmont Avenue Holds Spring Block Party

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:05 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:05:35 GMT
    Dogs, cats, ice cream, and much more lined Fairmont Avenue for the first annual spring block party on Saturday. 
    Dogs, cats, ice cream, and much more lined Fairmont Avenue for the first annual spring block party on Saturday. 
  • Clarksburg Fire Department Hosts SkillsUSA Competition

    Clarksburg Fire Department Hosts SkillsUSA Competition

    Saturday, April 11 2015 7:04 PM EDT2015-04-11 23:04:47 GMT
    High school students participated in SkillsUSA competitions on Saturday.
    High school students participated in SkillsUSA competitions on Saturday.
  • 2 Taken to Ruby After Monongalia County Vehicle Accident

    2 Taken to Ruby After Monongalia County Vehicle Accident

    Saturday, April 11 2015 3:45 PM EDT2015-04-11 19:45:22 GMT
    Just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a single vehicle accident in Monongalia County.
    Just after 5:30 a.m. Saturday the Monongalia County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a single vehicle accident in Monongalia County.
  • Randolph-Tucker Children's Advocacy Center Hosts Child Abuse Awareness Dinner

    Randolph-Tucker Children's Advocacy Center Hosts Child Abuse Awareness Dinner

    Saturday, April 11 2015 12:01 AM EDT2015-04-11 04:01:31 GMT
    The Randolph-Tucker Children's Advocacy Center hosted its 4th annual ‘Champion of Children Event' in Elkins at Orchard Hall Friday night.
    The Randolph-Tucker Children's Advocacy Center hosted its 4th annual ‘Champion of Children Event' in Elkins at Orchard Hall Friday night.
  • Upshur County Senior Housing Under Construction

    Upshur County Senior Housing Under Construction

    Friday, April 10 2015 6:36 PM EDT2015-04-10 22:36:28 GMT
    The site is located across from the Kroger in Tennerton.
    The site is located across from the Kroger in Tennerton.
  • Tucker Boulder Park Gets Recreation Trails Program Grant

    Tucker Boulder Park Gets Recreation Trails Program Grant

    Friday, April 10 2015 6:33 PM EDT2015-04-10 22:33:52 GMT
    Gov. Tomblin announced recently transportation alternatives, and recreational trails program grants in the amount of $5.6 million to assist 42 projects across West Virginia. Tucker County's Boulder Park Project will receive $120,000.
    Gov. Tomblin announced recently transportation alternatives, and recreational trails program grants in the amount of $5.6 million to assist 42 projects across West Virginia. Tucker County's Boulder Park Project will receive $120,000.
  • Hacker's Creek Library Yard Sale Happening This Weekend

    Hacker's Creek Library Yard Sale Happening This Weekend

    Friday, April 10 2015 6:20 PM EDT2015-04-10 22:20:19 GMT
    A local library is holding one of its biggest fundraisers this weekend. The Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants Library in Horner is hosting its semi-annual hot dog and yard sale.  
    A local library is holding one of its biggest fundraisers this weekend. The Hacker's Creek Pioneer Descendants Library in Horner is hosting its semi-annual hot dog and yard sale.  
  • Grafton High Schools Hosts Spanish Concert

    Grafton High Schools Hosts Spanish Concert

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:49 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:49:48 GMT
    The Spanish Department of Grafton High School invited Spanish singer Ennio Emmanuel to perform a concert in the auditorium Friday.The concert consisted of songs and audience participation. Many students brought signs for Emmanuel, sang and clapped along with the beat.Emmanuel has performed at Grafton High School for the past six years.
    The Spanish Department of Grafton High School invited Spanish singer Ennio Emmanuel to perform a concert in the auditorium Friday.The concert consisted of songs and audience participation. Many students brought signs for Emmanuel, sang and clapped along with the beat.Emmanuel has performed at Grafton High School for the past six years.
  • Branson-Style Dinner Theater Kicks Off in Elkins

    Branson-Style Dinner Theater Kicks Off in Elkins

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:46 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:46:45 GMT
    West Virginia's only Branson style dinner theater kicks off their season tonight.The Gandy Dancer Theater serves up music, good-time comedy interludes and pure fun for all agesThe theater is located on Beverly Pike in Elkins.Dinner is at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m.Call 304 636-4935 for ticket reservations.
    West Virginia's only Branson style dinner theater kicks off their season tonight.The Gandy Dancer Theater serves up music, good-time comedy interludes and pure fun for all agesThe theater is located on Beverly Pike in Elkins.Dinner is at 6 p.m. with the show starting at 7 p.m.Call 304 636-4935 for ticket reservations.
  • School of the Longhunter Begins at Prickett's Fort

    School of the Longhunter Begins at Prickett's Fort

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:44 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:44:55 GMT
    The School of the Longhunter at Prickett's Fort opens its doors this weekend for a special time of instruction on how early frontiersmen lived.The school invited speakers to talk about various aspects of the Longhunter life."It was really developed for new people, people just coming in to the hobby," said Greg Bray, Executive Director of Prickett's Fort. "It kind of developed. I mean we still get new people every year. We probably got a dozen new people this year. Most of them are in costume,...
    The School of the Longhunter at Prickett's Fort opens its doors this weekend for a special time of instruction on how early frontiersmen lived.The school invited speakers to talk about various aspects of the Longhunter life."It was really developed for new people, people just coming in to the hobby," said Greg Bray, Executive Director of Prickett's Fort. "It kind of developed. I mean we still get new people every year. We probably got a dozen new people this year. Most of them are in costume,...
  • Mountain Top Pilates Opens Doors in Morgantown

    Mountain Top Pilates Opens Doors in Morgantown

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:40 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:40:46 GMT
    Mountain Top Pilates had a grand opening and ribbon cutting today in Morgantown.The studio offers a variety of classes to meet the needs of beginners, advanced, young and old.Five certified instructors will offer traditional Pilates along with rehabilitation services for veterans."There is nowhere else in the community that has all of this Pilates equipment," said Kaity Goldsmith of Mountain Top Pilates. "We're excited because we not only can work with veterans, with older people, work with d...
    Mountain Top Pilates had a grand opening and ribbon cutting today in Morgantown.The studio offers a variety of classes to meet the needs of beginners, advanced, young and old.Five certified instructors will offer traditional Pilates along with rehabilitation services for veterans."There is nowhere else in the community that has all of this Pilates equipment," said Kaity Goldsmith of Mountain Top Pilates. "We're excited because we not only can work with veterans, with older people, work with d...
  • Town of Jane Lew Asks Community to Help 'Make It Shine'

    Town of Jane Lew Asks Community to Help 'Make It Shine'

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:37 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:37:50 GMT
    Residents of one Lewis County town will be doing some spring cleaning of a different kind tomorrow.The town of Jane Lew is hosting its annual Make It Shine day.Groups of volunteers will travel around town sweeping, cleaning and sprucing up different areas of the town.Volunteers will meet at the Jane Lew Park at 8 a.m. Saturday morning before breaking into groups for the day.
    Residents of one Lewis County town will be doing some spring cleaning of a different kind tomorrow.The town of Jane Lew is hosting its annual Make It Shine day.Groups of volunteers will travel around town sweeping, cleaning and sprucing up different areas of the town.Volunteers will meet at the Jane Lew Park at 8 a.m. Saturday morning before breaking into groups for the day.
  • Buckhannon City Council Is Proposing a Fire Protection Fee

    Buckhannon City Council Is Proposing a Fire Protection Fee

    Friday, April 10 2015 5:24 PM EDT2015-04-10 21:24:57 GMT
    Buckhannon's mayor said council may address the B&O tax issue at future town hall meetings.

    Buckhannon's mayor said council may address the B&O tax issue at future town hall meetings.


  • Morgantown Beauty College Offering Salon Services at Low Cost

    Morgantown Beauty College Offering Salon Services at Low Cost

    Thursday, April 9 2015 10:21 PM EDT2015-04-10 02:21:47 GMT
    Looking good can sometimes cost a lot of money, but not if you head to the Morgantown Beauty Academy.The school is a full service salon, and also includes massages.
    Looking good can sometimes cost a lot of money, but not if you head to the Morgantown Beauty Academy.The school is a full service salon, and also includes massages.
  • Mountain State Business Index Talks Decline

    Mountain State Business Index Talks Decline

    Thursday, April 9 2015 8:49 PM EDT2015-04-10 00:49:21 GMT
    The Mountain State Business Index has slipped each of the last two months.The rate of decline in March march the largest for the index in more than a year at a 0.3 percent decline.
    The Mountain State Business Index has slipped each of the last two months.The rate of decline in March march the largest for the index in more than a year at a 0.3 percent decline.
  • Flash Flood Warnings Cause Concerns For Ritchie County Residents

    Flash Flood Warnings Cause Concerns For Ritchie County Residents

    Thursday, April 9 2015 6:45 PM EDT2015-04-09 22:45:50 GMT
    Flooded basements, washed out roads and recent flash flood warnings are causing concerns for many Ritchie County residents.
    Flooded basements, washed out roads and recent flash flood warnings are causing concerns for many Ritchie County residents.
  • Senator Manchin Presents Gold Star Flag to Marion Co. Historical Society

    Senator Manchin Presents Gold Star Flag to Marion Co. Historical Society

    Thursday, April 9 2015 6:36 PM EDT2015-04-09 22:36:35 GMT
    Senator Joe Manchin stopped in Marion County on Thursday, where he presented the Marion County Historical Society with gold star and blue star service flags for its museum. 
    Senator Joe Manchin stopped in Marion County on Thursday, where he presented the Marion County Historical Society with gold star and blue star service flags for its museum. 
  • Prickett's Fort State Park to Host 'School of the Longhunter'

    Prickett's Fort State Park to Host 'School of the Longhunter'

    Thursday, April 9 2015 5:57 PM EDT2015-04-09 21:57:39 GMT
    Prickett's Fort State Park will kick off one of its most popular spring traditions this weekend."The School of the Longhunter" explores the role of early settlers on the American frontier.Longhunters will hone their skills and learn about the frontier lifestyle with the help of experts.Participants can register until 9 a.m. tomorrow.Call (304) 363-3030 for more information.
    Prickett's Fort State Park will kick off one of its most popular spring traditions this weekend."The School of the Longhunter" explores the role of early settlers on the American frontier.Longhunters will hone their skills and learn about the frontier lifestyle with the help of experts.Participants can register until 9 a.m. tomorrow.Call (304) 363-3030 for more information.
  • Stepping Stones Hosts Annual 'Arts Festival' in Morgantown

    Stepping Stones Hosts Annual 'Arts Festival' in Morgantown

    Thursday, April 9 2015 5:53 PM EDT2015-04-09 21:53:39 GMT
    More than 500 school aged children with disabilities came to Mylan Park for the stepping stones art festival.Schools from West Virginia and Pennsylvania attended the event. It takes Stepping Stones more than 100 volunteers to put together.
    More than 500 school aged children with disabilities came to Mylan Park for the stepping stones art festival.Schools from West Virginia and Pennsylvania attended the event. It takes Stepping Stones more than 100 volunteers to put together.
  • Lewis County Senior Center Holds Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

    Lewis County Senior Center Holds Volunteer Appreciation Dinner

    Thursday, April 9 2015 5:52 PM EDT2015-04-09 21:52:19 GMT
    A Lewis County organization is honoring the people who keep it going.The Lewis County Senior Center hosted a volunteer appreciation dinner.The center said volunteers make the activities there happen each day.Many of the volunteers are also served by the center, which helps keep it alive."The volunteers fill the senior center," said Cyndi Riley of the Lewis County Senior Center. "If the volunteers weren't here, they eat here, they enjoy social time here, and they help here. The center would no...
    A Lewis County organization is honoring the people who keep it going.The Lewis County Senior Center hosted a volunteer appreciation dinner.The center said volunteers make the activities there happen each day.Many of the volunteers are also served by the center, which helps keep it alive."The volunteers fill the senior center," said Cyndi Riley of the Lewis County Senior Center. "If the volunteers weren't here, they eat here, they enjoy social time here, and they help here. The center would no...
  • Stick Tattoo Company Donates 'Tats for Tots' Check to WVU Children's Hospital

    Stick Tattoo Company Donates 'Tats for Tots' Check to WVU Children's Hospital

    Thursday, April 9 2015 5:50 PM EDT2015-04-09 21:50:13 GMT
    Stick Tattoo Company in Morgantown wrapped up its "Tats for Tots" campaign at the end of February.Today, it presented a check for about $1,500 to the WVU Children's Hospital.Stick Tattoo artists also painted some familiar faces on the hospital's walls to brighten up the kids' days."We just tried to bring out artwork in. Our artists are fantastic artists," said Damian Ferek of Stick Tattoo. "So, being able to add that art to the walls to help bring smiles to the children's faces is exciting. "...
    Stick Tattoo Company in Morgantown wrapped up its "Tats for Tots" campaign at the end of February.Today, it presented a check for about $1,500 to the WVU Children's Hospital.Stick Tattoo artists also painted some familiar faces on the hospital's walls to brighten up the kids' days."We just tried to bring out artwork in. Our artists are fantastic artists," said Damian Ferek of Stick Tattoo. "So, being able to add that art to the walls to help bring smiles to the children's faces is exciting. "...
  • Webster County High School Honor Student in "No School Spirits" Contest

    Webster County High School Honor Student in "No School Spirits" Contest

    Thursday, April 9 2015 5:36 PM EDT2015-04-09 21:36:22 GMT
    A Webster County High School Student has been honored for her efforts to fight drunk driving.The Alcohol Beverage Control Administration awarded third place in its statewide, “No School Spirits” contest to sophomore Rebekah Clutter.
    A Webster County High School Student has been honored for her efforts to fight drunk driving.The Alcohol Beverage Control Administration awarded third place in its statewide, “No School Spirits” contest to sophomore Rebekah Clutter.
  • West Virginia University Shows Appreciation for Graduate Students

    West Virginia University Shows Appreciation for Graduate Students

    Thursday, April 9 2015 12:15 AM EDT2015-04-09 04:15:47 GMT
    It is Graduate Student Appreciation Week for West Virginia University.There were several events and activities provided for the grads this week. A professional photo shoot for career purposes, a spa day, a lounge to relax in, and a comedian to entertain them are just a few of these.All of the events are taking place in the Mountainlair."Grad students are an important part of the University. We want to thank them and say that they are appreciated here. We have several events throughout the wee...
    It is Graduate Student Appreciation Week for West Virginia University.There were several events and activities provided for the grads this week. A professional photo shoot for career purposes, a spa day, a lounge to relax in, and a comedian to entertain them are just a few of these.All of the events are taking place in the Mountainlair."Grad students are an important part of the University. We want to thank them and say that they are appreciated here. We have several events throughout the wee...
  • Ritchie County Discusses Denied Waivers

    Ritchie County Discusses Denied Waivers

    Thursday, April 9 2015 12:12 AM EDT2015-04-09 04:12:29 GMT
    The Ritchie County Board of Education held a special meeting Wednesday after the state board denied 27 counties the ability to waive school days.
    The Ritchie County Board of Education held a special meeting Wednesday after the state board denied 27 counties the ability to waive school days.
  • Marion County Officials Review Dispatch Towing Policy

    Marion County Officials Review Dispatch Towing Policy

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-08 22:55:37 GMT
    Marion County recently reviewed its rotating dispatch towing policy with several towing services.
    Marion County recently reviewed its rotating dispatch towing policy with several towing services.
  • UPDATE: Marion County Begins Phase 2 of Upgrades to Palatine Park

    UPDATE: Marion County Begins Phase 2 of Upgrades to Palatine Park

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-08 22:55:02 GMT
     Marion County is beginning phase two of upgrades to Palatine Park.
     Marion County is beginning phase two of upgrades to Palatine Park.
  • Restaurant Road Trip: Fat Angelo's Pizzeria

    Restaurant Road Trip: Fat Angelo's Pizzeria

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 6:50 PM EDT2015-04-08 22:50:24 GMT
    After starting a successful business in Uniontown, Fat Angelo's Pizzeria has opened a second location. It has only been open for a few weeks, but Fat Angelo's is already making a BIG splash in the Cheat Lake area.
    After starting a successful business in Uniontown, Fat Angelo's Pizzeria has opened a second location. It has only been open for a few weeks, but Fat Angelo's is already making a BIG splash in the Cheat Lake area.
  • Elkins High School Student Tackling Hunger In Her Community

    Elkins High School Student Tackling Hunger In Her Community

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 6:06 PM EDT2015-04-08 22:06:33 GMT
    With the help of a $400 Sodexo Foundation Youth Grant, Carmensita Woodward is putting her passion to work in her community to tackle hunger and healthy eating in the area.
    With the help of a $400 Sodexo Foundation Youth Grant, Carmensita Woodward is putting her passion to work in her community to tackle hunger and healthy eating in the area.
  • The Prom Princess Program Provides Free Prom Services

    The Prom Princess Program Provides Free Prom Services

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 5:57 PM EDT2015-04-08 21:57:10 GMT
    Picking out the perfect prom dress is one challenge- paying for it is another.So with the help of her mom and friends, Kendal Demarco decided to start the "Princess Prom Program" at Lincoln High School.
    Picking out the perfect prom dress is one challenge- paying for it is another.So with the help of her mom and friends, Kendal Demarco decided to start the "Princess Prom Program" at Lincoln High School.
  • West Virginia Preschools Rank First in Percentage of 4-year-olds Enrolled

    West Virginia Preschools Rank First in Percentage of 4-year-olds Enrolled

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 5:49 PM EDT2015-04-08 21:49:50 GMT
    "We have a curriculum that gives us a mix of structured, large group times where the children are all together, and I'm providing instruction," Brandy Boehke, a preschool teacher at Adamston Elementary School said. "
    "We have a curriculum that gives us a mix of structured, large group times where the children are all together, and I'm providing instruction," Brandy Boehke, a preschool teacher at Adamston Elementary School said. "
  • Davis and Elkins College Hosts Second Annual Dance Weekend

    Davis and Elkins College Hosts Second Annual Dance Weekend

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 5:43 PM EDT2015-04-08 21:43:52 GMT
    Students and staff at an area college will have toes tapping this weekend.Davis and Elkins College will host its second annual Dance Weekend.
    Students and staff at an area college will have toes tapping this weekend.Davis and Elkins College will host its second annual Dance Weekend.
  • WVWC Receives Gift for Renovations of Radio Station

    WVWC Receives Gift for Renovations of Radio Station

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 5:16 PM EDT2015-04-08 21:16:05 GMT
    West Virginia Wesleyan's radio and broadcasting station is getting a makeover. The college received a gift from the Mary Albinson Chariable Remainder Annuity Trust.  
    West Virginia Wesleyan's radio and broadcasting station is getting a makeover. The college received a gift from the Mary Albinson Chariable Remainder Annuity Trust.  
  • WVU Fraternities and Sororities Working to Build Back Relationship with Morgantown Community

    WVU Fraternities and Sororities Working to Build Back Relationship with Morgantown Community

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 4:47 PM EDT2015-04-08 20:47:13 GMT
    WVU put a suspension on all Greek life after two incidents during the Fall semester.One at the Kappa Sigma house where a pledge died and several Sigma chi pledges receiving underage drinking citations during a pledge initiation.With a lifted suspension on activities, fraternities and sororities said they're trying to get back on track to end the spring semester doing what they say is the root of Greek life, philanthropy.Pi Kappa Alpha is hosting a number of events to raise money for the Firef...
    WVU put a suspension on all Greek life after two incidents during the Fall semester.One at the Kappa Sigma house where a pledge died and several Sigma chi pledges receiving underage drinking citations during a pledge initiation.With a lifted suspension on activities, fraternities and sororities said they're trying to get back on track to end the spring semester doing what they say is the root of Greek life, philanthropy.Pi Kappa Alpha is hosting a number of events to raise money for the Firef...
  • AT&T Discourages Distracted Driving, Encourages Taking a Pledge

    AT&T Discourages Distracted Driving, Encourages Taking a Pledge

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 4:46 PM EDT2015-04-08 20:46:04 GMT
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Many activities can be distracting behind the wheel, like eating or changing the radio station.However, the awareness campaign focuses primarily on distractions caused by cellphones.ATT is urging everyone to take the "It Can Wait" pledge. "ATT is committed to having everyone take the pledge and to make sure everyone stops texting and driving and to know it is very unsafe," said Sara Caplinger, ATT Store Manager. "It causes thousands of fatal accide...
    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Many activities can be distracting behind the wheel, like eating or changing the radio station.However, the awareness campaign focuses primarily on distractions caused by cellphones.ATT is urging everyone to take the "It Can Wait" pledge. "ATT is committed to having everyone take the pledge and to make sure everyone stops texting and driving and to know it is very unsafe," said Sara Caplinger, ATT Store Manager. "It causes thousands of fatal accide...
  • Marion County Restaurant Hosts Spring Block Party

    Marion County Restaurant Hosts Spring Block Party

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 4:41 PM EDT2015-04-08 20:41:15 GMT
    A Marion County restaurant and ice cream parlor is having a massive party for homeless animals.Pufferbelly's Ice Cream Station is hosting the first annual Spring Block Party in Fairmont this Saturday.The Marion County Humane Society will receive 10 percent of the day's proceeds.Several other businesses located along Fairmont Avenue near 10th Street will also participate."It's a family oriented event," said Cathy Reed-Vanata, Humane Society Director. "Pet Central will be having a rabies clinic...
    A Marion County restaurant and ice cream parlor is having a massive party for homeless animals.Pufferbelly's Ice Cream Station is hosting the first annual Spring Block Party in Fairmont this Saturday.The Marion County Humane Society will receive 10 percent of the day's proceeds.Several other businesses located along Fairmont Avenue near 10th Street will also participate."It's a family oriented event," said Cathy Reed-Vanata, Humane Society Director. "Pet Central will be having a rabies clinic...
  • Tucker County High School Teacher Named ProStart Educator of Excellence

    Tucker County High School Teacher Named ProStart Educator of Excellence

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 4:34 PM EDT2015-04-08 20:34:41 GMT
    Brian CovellBrian Covell
    A culinary teacher at Tucker County High School has been named West Virginia's ProStart Educator of Excellence.Chef Brian Covell was honored for his dedication to the ProStart Program and success of his students.ProStart educators help students learn the art of cooking and managing restaurants by training with professional chefs.Covell will be recognized during an awards dinner held in Chicago in May.
    A culinary teacher at Tucker County High School has been named West Virginia's ProStart Educator of Excellence.Chef Brian Covell was honored for his dedication to the ProStart Program and success of his students.ProStart educators help students learn the art of cooking and managing restaurants by training with professional chefs.Covell will be recognized during an awards dinner held in Chicago in May.
  • West Virginia State Board of Education Denies Counties Waiver Applications for Snow Days

    West Virginia State Board of Education Denies Counties Waiver Applications for Snow Days

    Wednesday, April 8 2015 1:46 PM EDT2015-04-08 17:46:40 GMT
    The West Virginia State Board of Education has denied the request for 27 county schools to waive some cancelled days due to winter weather.
    The West Virginia State Board of Education has denied the request for 27 county schools to waive some cancelled days due to winter weather.
  • Morgantown City Council Hopes to Stabilize Budget

    Morgantown City Council Hopes to Stabilize Budget

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 11:51 PM EDT2015-04-08 03:51:06 GMT
    Morgantown City Council met Tuesday night in the city chambers for a regular meeting.A major discussion that was on the agenda was about adjusting the budget. 1.4 million needs to be added and the council plans on doing this by increasing fire service fees and adjusting the B O tax rates.The first reading for the approval of these were read and passed on Tuesday night."The idea here is to stabilize our budget. For years, we have frozen positions, We have cut down on our equipment and our tra...
    Morgantown City Council met Tuesday night in the city chambers for a regular meeting.A major discussion that was on the agenda was about adjusting the budget. 1.4 million needs to be added and the council plans on doing this by increasing fire service fees and adjusting the B O tax rates.The first reading for the approval of these were read and passed on Tuesday night."The idea here is to stabilize our budget. For years, we have frozen positions, We have cut down on our equipment and our tra...
  • Teacher of the Year is Honored by West Virginia University

    Teacher of the Year is Honored by West Virginia University

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 11:48 PM EDT2015-04-08 03:48:20 GMT
    Tuesday afternoon, the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services honored Gail Adams, West Virginia Teacher of the year.It was in conjunction with West Virginia University's inaugural "Go First in Excellence" speaker series. 
    Tuesday afternoon, the West Virginia University College of Education and Human Services honored Gail Adams, West Virginia Teacher of the year.It was in conjunction with West Virginia University's inaugural "Go First in Excellence" speaker series. 
  • Community Members Help Paint Mural at Woodburn School

    Community Members Help Paint Mural at Woodburn School

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 11:46 PM EDT2015-04-08 03:46:20 GMT
    The Woodburn Redevelopment Commission painted a mural designed by local artist, Jamie Lester.Lester created the Mural and the community helped to fill it in with paint donated from various businesses. 
    The Woodburn Redevelopment Commission painted a mural designed by local artist, Jamie Lester.Lester created the Mural and the community helped to fill it in with paint donated from various businesses. 
  • WVWC Holds First Iron Chef Competition

    WVWC Holds First Iron Chef Competition

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 11:43 PM EDT2015-04-08 03:43:51 GMT
    They chopped, sautéed, and seasoned at West Virginia Wesleyan on Tuesday all in hopes of winning the school's first Iron Chef competition.
    They chopped, sautéed, and seasoned at West Virginia Wesleyan on Tuesday all in hopes of winning the school's first Iron Chef competition.
  • TALA Partners with Buffalo Wild Wings

    TALA Partners with Buffalo Wild Wings

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 7:29 PM EDT2015-04-07 23:29:07 GMT
    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum has teamed up with the Buckhannon Buffalo Wild Wings for a fundraiser Wednesday night.The restaurant will donate a portion of its sales from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
    The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum has teamed up with the Buckhannon Buffalo Wild Wings for a fundraiser Wednesday night.The restaurant will donate a portion of its sales from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. 
  • City of Elkins Accepting Bids for Water Plant Project

    City of Elkins Accepting Bids for Water Plant Project

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 6:56 PM EDT2015-04-07 22:56:50 GMT
    The city of Elkins is accepting bids for a $31 million water improvement project.
    The city of Elkins is accepting bids for a $31 million water improvement project.
  • Supporters Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Elkins

    Supporters Walk A Mile in Her Shoes in Elkins

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 6:54 PM EDT2015-04-07 22:54:00 GMT

    The mission at A Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event is to create a public experience that gets the community to talk about a difficult subject: rape, sexual assault and gender violence.


    The mission at A Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event is to create a public experience that gets the community to talk about a difficult subject: rape, sexual assault and gender violence.



  • World Vision To Host Community Engagement Day

    World Vision To Host Community Engagement Day

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 6:17 PM EDT2015-04-07 22:17:27 GMT
    A local outreach wants to help people help their community this weekend.
    A local outreach wants to help people help their community this weekend.
  • Advanced Placement Course Teacher Discusses Coursework

    Advanced Placement Course Teacher Discusses Coursework

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:55 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:55:34 GMT
    Teachers like Terri Boggs help prepare their students for the next level academically by diving deeper into many topics rather than lecture based classes.
    Teachers like Terri Boggs help prepare their students for the next level academically by diving deeper into many topics rather than lecture based classes.
  • AAA Study: Distracted Driving Among Teens At All Time High

    AAA Study: Distracted Driving Among Teens At All Time High

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:50 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:50:41 GMT
    Car crashes are the leading cause of death for American teenagers and a recent study from AAA study finds that distracted driving plays a much bigger role than we knew.
    Car crashes are the leading cause of death for American teenagers and a recent study from AAA study finds that distracted driving plays a much bigger role than we knew.
  • Morgantown Residents Required to Subscribe for Waste Collection Services

    Morgantown Residents Required to Subscribe for Waste Collection Services

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:47 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:47:45 GMT
    Morgantown City Code now requires that all residents have trash service through Republic Services.Code Enforcement agents have already switched from warnings to handing out tickets for residents who have not signed up.Sign-ups are available by visiting the mobile station on the first floor of Morgantown City Hall from Monday, April 6 to Friday, April 10..
    Morgantown City Code now requires that all residents have trash service through Republic Services.Code Enforcement agents have already switched from warnings to handing out tickets for residents who have not signed up.Sign-ups are available by visiting the mobile station on the first floor of Morgantown City Hall from Monday, April 6 to Friday, April 10..
  • MHS Students Recognized for 'No School Spirits' Awards

    MHS Students Recognized for 'No School Spirits' Awards

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:41 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:41:51 GMT
    West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and State Farm recognized two groups of students at Morgantown High School for placing in a statewide competition.The No School Spirits contest asked students to submit an entry promoting alcohol awareness. 
    West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and State Farm recognized two groups of students at Morgantown High School for placing in a statewide competition.The No School Spirits contest asked students to submit an entry promoting alcohol awareness. 
  • Actress from Harrison County to Appear on 'Chicago Fire'

    Actress from Harrison County to Appear on 'Chicago Fire'

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:34:56 GMT
    An actress from Harrison County will be featured on the NBC drama "Chicago Fire" Tuesday evening.Emily Shaffer has been working in New York City for six years and has made appearances on the shows "Covert Affairs," "Epic Fail" and "How To Make It In America."She also recently had a recurring role in NBC's "Allegiance.""I'm really excited. This is a really cool step for me no matter what," Shaffer said. "I hope everyone really enjoys it. I'm proud of it, and I had a good time shooting it, and ...
    An actress from Harrison County will be featured on the NBC drama "Chicago Fire" Tuesday evening.Emily Shaffer has been working in New York City for six years and has made appearances on the shows "Covert Affairs," "Epic Fail" and "How To Make It In America."She also recently had a recurring role in NBC's "Allegiance.""I'm really excited. This is a really cool step for me no matter what," Shaffer said. "I hope everyone really enjoys it. I'm proud of it, and I had a good time shooting it, and ...
  • 'Harrison County We Can' Promotes Healthy Eating, Weight Loss

    'Harrison County We Can' Promotes Healthy Eating, Weight Loss

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:21 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:21:32 GMT
    The "Harrison County We Can" program kicks off tonight to help the community be healthier."We are going to gather tonight at United Hospital Center, this is the first time we have moved this program from the Parks and Recreation Center to the campus at United Hospital Center," said Jim Harris of Health Access. "So, we will be there for six Tuesday nights starting tonight at 5 with a weigh in. All participants will spend time weighing in, then we will do exercise and we will have nutrition edu...
    The "Harrison County We Can" program kicks off tonight to help the community be healthier."We are going to gather tonight at United Hospital Center, this is the first time we have moved this program from the Parks and Recreation Center to the campus at United Hospital Center," said Jim Harris of Health Access. "So, we will be there for six Tuesday nights starting tonight at 5 with a weigh in. All participants will spend time weighing in, then we will do exercise and we will have nutrition edu...
  • Harlem Globetrotter Visits With WVU Children's Hospital

    Harlem Globetrotter Visits With WVU Children's Hospital

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:15 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:15:28 GMT
    Harlem Globetrotter Scooter Christensen teaches a patient at WVU Children's Hospital how to spin a basketball on his finger.Harlem Globetrotter Scooter Christensen teaches a patient at WVU Children's Hospital how to spin a basketball on his finger.
    WVU Children's Hospital patients received a basketball lesson from a special guest Tuesday.
    WVU Children's Hospital patients received a basketball lesson from a special guest Tuesday.
  • Fire Burns 400 Acres in Tucker County

    Fire Burns 400 Acres in Tucker County

    Tuesday, April 7 2015 5:13 PM EDT2015-04-07 21:13:07 GMT
    A wildfire burnt several hundred acres in Tucker County Monday afternoon near Canaan Valley.Time-lapsed video taken from a remote camera of the West Virginia Division of Forestry shows the fire beginning around 2 p.m. You can watch the video by clicking here and changing the date on the side of the video to 4/6/15.The forestry service says approximately 400 acres were burned in an area near Cortland Road.The fire was contained just after 7:30 p.m. Monday night.
    A wildfire burnt several hundred acres in Tucker County Monday afternoon near Canaan Valley.Time-lapsed video taken from a remote camera of the West Virginia Division of Forestry shows the fire beginning around 2 p.m. You can watch the video by clicking here and changing the date on the side of the video to 4/6/15.The forestry service says approximately 400 acres were burned in an area near Cortland Road.The fire was contained just after 7:30 p.m. Monday night.
  • Vance House Receives Preservation Grant

    Vance House Receives Preservation Grant

    Monday, April 6 2015 11:53 PM EDT2015-04-07 03:53:11 GMT
    The back addition is falling away, the steps are cracking, the plaster is peeling off the walls, and yet the historic Stealey-Goff Vance House is still standing.After doing their own interior work, the Harrison County Historical Society needed some help. They need a monetary grant.
    The back addition is falling away, the steps are cracking, the plaster is peeling off the walls, and yet the historic Stealey-Goff Vance House is still standing.After doing their own interior work, the Harrison County Historical Society needed some help. They need a monetary grant.
  • NCWV Students to Compete in Global STEM Competition

    NCWV Students to Compete in Global STEM Competition

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:44:57 GMT
    Some local home-schooled students from Marion and Doddridge Counties are using the technology of sound to enter a global STEM competition, but they need your help making it to the Big Dance.
    Some local home-schooled students from Marion and Doddridge Counties are using the technology of sound to enter a global STEM competition, but they need your help making it to the Big Dance.
  • West Virginia State Board of Education To Decide If Schools Make Up or Waive Snow Days

    West Virginia State Board of Education To Decide If Schools Make Up or Waive Snow Days

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:44:09 GMT
    State Board of Education Leaders will be addressing county applications to the 180 day attendance requirement for the 2014-2015 school year due to inclement weather this past winter. 
    State Board of Education Leaders will be addressing county applications to the 180 day attendance requirement for the 2014-2015 school year due to inclement weather this past winter. 
  • Rail Trail Talks Continue in Marion County

    Rail Trail Talks Continue in Marion County

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:32 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:32:09 GMT
    The Friends of Marion County Trails met on Monday to continue efforts to establish and link the county's rail trails.
    The Friends of Marion County Trails met on Monday to continue efforts to establish and link the county's rail trails.
  • Lewis County To Celebrate Telecommunicator's Appreciation Week

    Lewis County To Celebrate Telecommunicator's Appreciation Week

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:22 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:22:16 GMT
    As part of their weekly meeting Monday, the Lewis County Commission declared the second week of April to be Telecommunicator's Appreciation Week.
    As part of their weekly meeting Monday, the Lewis County Commission declared the second week of April to be Telecommunicator's Appreciation Week.
  • Clarksburg City Councilman receives $5,000 to help build handicap swings

    Clarksburg City Councilman receives $5,000 to help build handicap swings

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:18 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:18:47 GMT
    Clarksburg City Councilman Jim Malfregeot received that money from the state of West Virginia to build handicap accessible swings in public parks.
    Clarksburg City Councilman Jim Malfregeot received that money from the state of West Virginia to build handicap accessible swings in public parks.
  • Former Lewis County Judge to Run for New Position

    Former Lewis County Judge to Run for New Position

    Monday, April 6 2015 6:17 PM EDT2015-04-06 22:17:01 GMT
    A former Lewis County judge is making plans to get his post back.Lewis County Assistant Prosecutor Kurt Hall will run for the newly created circuit judge position in the 26th circuit.Hall was appointed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to replace Judge Thomas Keadle after Keadle's retirement. He said his experience in the position makes him a good candidate.
    A former Lewis County judge is making plans to get his post back.Lewis County Assistant Prosecutor Kurt Hall will run for the newly created circuit judge position in the 26th circuit.Hall was appointed by Governor Earl Ray Tomblin to replace Judge Thomas Keadle after Keadle's retirement. He said his experience in the position makes him a good candidate.
  • Pleasant Valley Baseball Field Receives Upgrades

    Pleasant Valley Baseball Field Receives Upgrades

    Monday, April 6 2015 5:33 PM EDT2015-04-06 21:33:56 GMT
    Opening Day in the Major League Baseball world is finally upon us, and here in North Central West Virginia, Pleasant Valley officials are gearing up for baseball season.The city is finishing the upgrades to its baseball field, including new dugouts, fencing and a backstop.The $195,000 project will improve the drainage system for the field and other adjacent areas and also includes the addition of a walking trail around the field.City officials hope to have the work completed by the end of the...
    Opening Day in the Major League Baseball world is finally upon us, and here in North Central West Virginia, Pleasant Valley officials are gearing up for baseball season.The city is finishing the upgrades to its baseball field, including new dugouts, fencing and a backstop.The $195,000 project will improve the drainage system for the field and other adjacent areas and also includes the addition of a walking trail around the field.City officials hope to have the work completed by the end of the...
  • West Virginia University Competes in Campus Conservation Nationals

    West Virginia University Competes in Campus Conservation Nationals

    Monday, April 6 2015 5:30 PM EDT2015-04-06 21:30:59 GMT
    Three WVU Student Organizations are challenging students, faculty, and staff to reduce energy consumption on campus.For the first time ever, West Virginia University is competing in Campus Conservation Nationals, which is the largest electricity and water consumption competition for colleges and Universities in the United States."
    Three WVU Student Organizations are challenging students, faculty, and staff to reduce energy consumption on campus.For the first time ever, West Virginia University is competing in Campus Conservation Nationals, which is the largest electricity and water consumption competition for colleges and Universities in the United States."
  • Jane Lew Lions Club Receives Funding for Community Events

    Jane Lew Lions Club Receives Funding for Community Events

    Monday, April 6 2015 5:27 PM EDT2015-04-06 21:27:16 GMT
    The Lewis County Commission is supporting a local group's outreach.At it's regular meeting in Weston today, the commission approved a $1,000 grant to the Jane Lew Lions Club.The grant will be put to use to help various service projects run by the organization.Those projects include a 5K run/walk at Stonewall Resort, a safety fair and Arbor Day and Career Day programs.
    The Lewis County Commission is supporting a local group's outreach.At it's regular meeting in Weston today, the commission approved a $1,000 grant to the Jane Lew Lions Club.The grant will be put to use to help various service projects run by the organization.Those projects include a 5K run/walk at Stonewall Resort, a safety fair and Arbor Day and Career Day programs.
  • DEP Issues Statement After Reports of Orange Rocks in Cheat River in Preston County

    DEP Issues Statement After Reports of Orange Rocks in Cheat River in Preston County

    Monday, April 6 2015 3:12 PM EDT2015-04-06 19:12:21 GMT
    Little Falls at Muddy Creek in Preston County - Photo Courtesy of Vickie MendenhallLittle Falls at Muddy Creek in Preston County - Photo Courtesy of Vickie Mendenhall
    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has been receiving reports from Cheat River boaters noticing orange rocks at the mouth of Muddy Creek in Preston County.The DEP issued a statement Monday assuring the public that the situation is under control.According to the statement, the DEP believes the orange rocks were caused by an occurrence inside an old mine near Valley Point, such as a roof collapse, which created a temporary blockage and allowed iron-laden water to build up ...
    The West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection has been receiving reports from Cheat River boaters noticing orange rocks at the mouth of Muddy Creek in Preston County.The DEP issued a statement Monday assuring the public that the situation is under control.According to the statement, the DEP believes the orange rocks were caused by an occurrence inside an old mine near Valley Point, such as a roof collapse, which created a temporary blockage and allowed iron-laden water to build up ...
  • New Pharmacy Holds Grand Opening in Jane Lew

    New Pharmacy Holds Grand Opening in Jane Lew

    Monday, April 6 2015 2:07 PM EDT2015-04-06 18:07:23 GMT
    A new business is filling a need in the north side of Lewis County.
    A new business is filling a need in the north side of Lewis County.
  • Lakeview Resort Holds Easter Brunch

    Lakeview Resort Holds Easter Brunch

    Sunday, April 5 2015 10:49 PM EDT2015-04-06 02:49:57 GMT
    It had a large buffet setup and a room full of candy that would please any child's sweet tooth.
    It had a large buffet setup and a room full of candy that would please any child's sweet tooth.
  • Weston Landmark Hosts Eighth Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Weston Landmark Hosts Eighth Annual Easter Egg Hunt

    Sunday, April 5 2015 10:44 PM EDT2015-04-06 02:44:04 GMT
    When you hear the name Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum you might think of something scary. But that wasn't the case on Sunday when it opened for the eighth annual Easter egg hunt.
    When you hear the name Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum you might think of something scary. But that wasn't the case on Sunday when it opened for the eighth annual Easter egg hunt.
  • Easter Egg Hunt Held For Children with Disabilities

    Easter Egg Hunt Held For Children with Disabilities

    Saturday, April 4 2015 7:13 PM EDT2015-04-04 23:13:58 GMT
    Fairmont Regional Medical made it possible for children with disabilities to join in on the fun.
    Fairmont Regional Medical made it possible for children with disabilities to join in on the fun.
  • Spartans Take Over Bridgeport City Park

    Spartans Take Over Bridgeport City Park

    Saturday, April 4 2015 6:55 PM EDT2015-04-04 22:55:41 GMT
    Bridgeport City Park hosted some Spartans on Saturday.Spartan training that is.“Trial by Fire” fitness held a workout and egg hunt run to train for an upcoming Spartan Race.
    Bridgeport City Park hosted some Spartans on Saturday.Spartan training that is.“Trial by Fire” fitness held a workout and egg hunt run to train for an upcoming Spartan Race.
  • Eggs Drop From Helicopter at Buckhannon-Upshur High School

    Eggs Drop From Helicopter at Buckhannon-Upshur High School

    Saturday, April 4 2015 6:53 PM EDT2015-04-04 22:53:45 GMT
    The second annual egg drop was held at Buckhannon-Upshur High School on Saturday.
    The second annual egg drop was held at Buckhannon-Upshur High School on Saturday.
  • DOE Announces High-Performing, High-Growth Schools

    DOE Announces High-Performing, High-Growth Schools

    Friday, April 3 2015 6:15 PM EDT2015-04-03 22:15:09 GMT
    The state Department of Education is honoring 42 schools for making the list of high-performing and high-progress schools.
    The state Department of Education is honoring 42 schools for making the list of high-performing and high-progress schools.
  • 15th Annual Family Fishing Day Held at Curtisville Lake

    15th Annual Family Fishing Day Held at Curtisville Lake

    Friday, April 3 2015 6:07 PM EDT2015-04-03 22:07:25 GMT
    Hundreds of anglers cast their lines Friday morning as the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission continued one of its most popular spring traditions.
    Hundreds of anglers cast their lines Friday morning as the Marion County Parks and Recreation Commission continued one of its most popular spring traditions.
  • Fairmont Tattoo Shop Donates Proceeds to Nonprofit

    Fairmont Tattoo Shop Donates Proceeds to Nonprofit

    Friday, April 3 2015 6:01 PM EDT2015-04-03 22:01:43 GMT
    Each Saturday in March, Ink N Stuff on Locust Avenue committed 50 percent of its profits to its neighbor - the Square One Family Network Corporation.
    Each Saturday in March, Ink N Stuff on Locust Avenue committed 50 percent of its profits to its neighbor - the Square One Family Network Corporation.
  • Trial By Fire Fitness to Host Spartan Workout and Egg Hunt For the Whole Family

    Trial By Fire Fitness to Host Spartan Workout and Egg Hunt For the Whole Family

    Friday, April 3 2015 5:34 PM EDT2015-04-03 21:34:22 GMT
    Have you ever wanted to be a spartan?  Well Saturday you can at 'Trial by Fire Fitness' and SGX Spartan's' workout and egg hunt run by Spartan Racer, Andi Hardy.
    Have you ever wanted to be a spartan?  Well Saturday you can at 'Trial by Fire Fitness' and SGX Spartan's' workout and egg hunt run by Spartan Racer, Andi Hardy.
  • Monongalia County Health Department Will Host Free and Confidential HIV Clinic

    Monongalia County Health Department Will Host Free and Confidential HIV Clinic

    Friday, April 3 2015 5:32 PM EDT2015-04-03 21:32:44 GMT
    The Monongalia County Health Department is hosting free confidential HIV clinic for STD Awareness Month. This month's motto is "GYT: Get Yourself Tested".The Centers for Disease Control says it's important because one in six people with HIV are unaware of their infection because they've never been tested.The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested at least once and that high-risk groups get tested more often.
    The Monongalia County Health Department is hosting free confidential HIV clinic for STD Awareness Month. This month's motto is "GYT: Get Yourself Tested".The Centers for Disease Control says it's important because one in six people with HIV are unaware of their infection because they've never been tested.The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested at least once and that high-risk groups get tested more often.
  • From the Courtroom to the Laundry Room, Bridgeport Lawyer Launches New Product

    From the Courtroom to the Laundry Room, Bridgeport Lawyer Launches New Product

    Friday, April 3 2015 5:22 PM EDT2015-04-03 21:22:39 GMT
    Heidi Seamon has been an attorney for more than ten years, but a new interest has her transitioning her talents from the courtroom to the laundry room.
    Heidi Seamon has been an attorney for more than ten years, but a new interest has her transitioning her talents from the courtroom to the laundry room.
  • Kingwood Family Pays It Forward by Hosting Red Cross Blood Drive

    Kingwood Family Pays It Forward by Hosting Red Cross Blood Drive

    Friday, April 3 2015 4:55 PM EDT2015-04-03 20:55:49 GMT
    Tara Gilbride and her daughter.Tara Gilbride and her daughter.
    The American Red Cross says blood has shelf life of 42 days, and a person can donate blood every 56 days, so there is a gap.The Gilbride family, of Kingwood, knows just how vital it is to donate blood. They hosted a blood drive to bring awareness to the importance of donations, and to a very rare disorder called Placenta Accreta.
    The American Red Cross says blood has shelf life of 42 days, and a person can donate blood every 56 days, so there is a gap.The Gilbride family, of Kingwood, knows just how vital it is to donate blood. They hosted a blood drive to bring awareness to the importance of donations, and to a very rare disorder called Placenta Accreta.
  • Clarksburg City Council Recognized April as Alcohol Awareness Month With Proclamation

    Clarksburg City Council Recognized April as Alcohol Awareness Month With Proclamation

    Thursday, April 2 2015 11:50 PM EDT2015-04-03 03:50:53 GMT
    Harrison County Prevention PartnershipHarrison County Prevention Partnership
    April is Month is National Alcohol awareness month and Thursday evening Clarksburg City Council recognized it with a proclamation.
    April is Month is National Alcohol awareness month and Thursday evening Clarksburg City Council recognized it with a proclamation.
  • Teams Starting To Form For Almost Heaven BBQ Bash

    Teams Starting To Form For Almost Heaven BBQ Bash

    Thursday, April 2 2015 10:42 PM EDT2015-04-03 02:42:02 GMT
    The barbecue bash will be held on June 19 and 20 in Buckhannon.
    The barbecue bash will be held on June 19 and 20 in Buckhannon.
  • Harrison County Schools Raise Thousands for Jack Rollins Superhero Day

    Harrison County Schools Raise Thousands for Jack Rollins Superhero Day

    Thursday, April 2 2015 9:30 PM EDT2015-04-03 01:30:30 GMT
    Students across the county are wearing their superhero gear in honor of Jack Rollins,4, who was diagnosed in 2013 with stage 4 Neuroblastoma cancer.
    Students across the county are wearing their superhero gear in honor of Jack Rollins,4, who was diagnosed in 2013 with stage 4 Neuroblastoma cancer.
  • New Judge To Speed Cases In Lewis And Upshur Counties

    New Judge To Speed Cases In Lewis And Upshur Counties

    Thursday, April 2 2015 9:12 PM EDT2015-04-03 01:12:29 GMT
    One of four new circuit judges approved by the legislature will soon take office in our area.
    One of four new circuit judges approved by the legislature will soon take office in our area.
  • The Bald And The Beautiful Return To Philip Barbour

    The Bald And The Beautiful Return To Philip Barbour

    Thursday, April 2 2015 8:44 PM EDT2015-04-03 00:44:40 GMT
    Round two of the Bald and the Beautiful wrapped up with an assembly at Philip Barbour High School Thursday morning.
    Round two of the Bald and the Beautiful wrapped up with an assembly at Philip Barbour High School Thursday morning.
  • Community Leaders Present Drug Awareness Presentation to Harrison County Schools

    Community Leaders Present Drug Awareness Presentation to Harrison County Schools

    Thursday, April 2 2015 8:40 PM EDT2015-04-03 00:40:19 GMT
    Harrison County community leaders continue their mission to combat drug overdoses across the Mountain State. 
    Harrison County community leaders continue their mission to combat drug overdoses across the Mountain State. 
  • WVU Student Athletes Speak Out

    WVU Student Athletes Speak Out

    Thursday, April 2 2015 7:59 PM EDT2015-04-02 23:59:01 GMT
    Professor Carolyn Peluso Atkins with her students Jesse Schiffbauer (left), Parker VonEgidy,  Tyree Owens, Chania Ray,  and Lyn Yuen Choo.Professor Carolyn Peluso Atkins with her students Jesse Schiffbauer (left), Parker VonEgidy, Tyree Owens, Chania Ray, and Lyn Yuen Choo.
    Performing in front of thousands of people as a WVU athlete is sometimes a given. But speaking in front of just a few dozen faculty, staff, friends, and family is a different story. That's exactly what a speech professor and the WVU Athletes Speak Out event requires.
    Performing in front of thousands of people as a WVU athlete is sometimes a given. But speaking in front of just a few dozen faculty, staff, friends, and family is a different story. That's exactly what a speech professor and the WVU Athletes Speak Out event requires.
  • Randolph County Courthouse To Get Automated External Defibrillators

    Randolph County Courthouse To Get Automated External Defibrillators

    Thursday, April 2 2015 6:50 PM EDT2015-04-02 22:50:10 GMT
    They'll be placed inside the courthouse, magistrate court, family court, courthouse annex, and at Camp Pioneer.
    They'll be placed inside the courthouse, magistrate court, family court, courthouse annex, and at Camp Pioneer.
  • Randolph County Man Charged With Murder Has Competency Hearing

    Randolph County Man Charged With Murder Has Competency Hearing

    Thursday, April 2 2015 6:44 PM EDT2015-04-02 22:44:25 GMT
    Theodore NewlonTheodore Newlon
    Prosecutors said two court appointed experts testified that Theodore Newlon is competent to stand trial.
    Prosecutors said two court appointed experts testified that Theodore Newlon is competent to stand trial.
  • Small Business Administration Holds Networking Conference

    Small Business Administration Holds Networking Conference

    Thursday, April 2 2015 5:57 PM EDT2015-04-02 21:57:18 GMT
    The United States Small Business Administration took part in the 6th Annual Dynamic Networking for Small Business Conference in Fairmont Thursday.Officials say it gives new companies a chance to grow and gain confidence.The SBA had three different training sessions at the conference for small business owners to help improve their business practices and expansion."They have to gain contracts and a new direction for their companies often, and we have success stories from individuals who have at...
    The United States Small Business Administration took part in the 6th Annual Dynamic Networking for Small Business Conference in Fairmont Thursday.Officials say it gives new companies a chance to grow and gain confidence.The SBA had three different training sessions at the conference for small business owners to help improve their business practices and expansion."They have to gain contracts and a new direction for their companies often, and we have success stories from individuals who have at...
  • Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story of Survival

    Holocaust Survivor Shares His Story of Survival

    Wednesday, April 1 2015 11:46 PM EDT2015-04-02 03:46:17 GMT
    Wednesday night, the David C. Hardesty Festival of Ideas at West Virginia University presented Marcel Drimer, a Holocaust Survivor
    Wednesday night, the David C. Hardesty Festival of Ideas at West Virginia University presented Marcel Drimer, a Holocaust Survivor
  • USA Pour Tour Raises Money for Cancer Research

    USA Pour Tour Raises Money for Cancer Research

    Wednesday, April 1 2015 11:42 PM EDT2015-04-02 03:42:42 GMT
    A charity event unlike any other took place in Bridgeport on Wednesday. Todd Ruggere started the USA Pour Tour by having a beer in every Massachusetts town to raise money for cancer research. 
    A charity event unlike any other took place in Bridgeport on Wednesday. Todd Ruggere started the USA Pour Tour by having a beer in every Massachusetts town to raise money for cancer research.