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Parkersburg doctor hosts ‘Pink by Poolside’ event
By September 9, 2016 Read More →

Parkersburg doctor hosts ‘Pink by Poolside’ event

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Suicide awareness initiative comes to WVU
By September 7, 2016 Read More →

Suicide awareness initiative comes to WVU

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Woodburn Circle was filled with 1,100 backpacks yesterday. Each backpack represented a college student. Each backpack had a story, a life, family and friends behind it. Each backpack represented a life lost to suicide. The nonprofit organization, Active Minds, brought their “Send Silence Packing” event to Morgantown to raise suicide awareness. “We […]

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Huntington honors local ‘Rosie the Riveters’
By September 6, 2016 Read More →

Huntington honors local ‘Rosie the Riveters’

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When World War II started, Dolores Ward was a sophomore in high school. “I was your typical teenager, going to school, studying, dating and going to parties, but by the time I graduated in 1944 all of that changed,” Ward said. Ward, of Huntington, said her high school sweetheart went off to […]

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This little piggy went to the Barbour County fair
By September 2, 2016 Read More →

This little piggy went to the Barbour County fair

BELINGTON, W.Va. — The Barbour County Fair, which is in full swing this week, allows patrons to have fun while learning a little about the area’s heritage. In addition to the amusement rides and carnival food, there are reminders of farm life in earlier times. One of those reminders is a one-room school on the […]

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Huntington observes Overdose Awareness Day
By September 1, 2016 Read More →

Huntington observes Overdose Awareness Day

HUNTINGTON,W.Va.  — Three years ago this month, Ann Niday lost her only son after he overdosed, just 13 days before his 27th birthday. More than a year ago, 23-year-old Dustina Spears found herself pregnant with her third child and addicted to heroin. She had already lost custody of her two sons after becoming addicted to […]

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Leaking water fountain floods Fayette school
By August 30, 2016 Read More →

Leaking water fountain floods Fayette school

BECKLEY, W.Va. — School maintenance crews are working around the clock to clean up after a water supply line failed and flooded Fayetteville Elementary Saturday night, confirmed Superintendent Terry George. School has been canceled Tuesday while the clean-up continues. George said the failed line ran to a third floor water fountain and was discovered early Sunday […]

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Morgantown pool goes to the dogs, 188 of them
By August 29, 2016 Read More →

Morgantown pool goes to the dogs, 188 of them

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Animal Friends and the Morgantown Utility Board put together the festivities that had the pool full of canines and their human companions for six hours. Kelley Owen, Veterinarian and board member of Animal Friends of North Central West Virginia, was at the pool and enjoyed seeing so many people support the cause. […]

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Thousands of kids in three flood counties get shoes
By August 26, 2016 Read More →

Thousands of kids in three flood counties get shoes

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Thousands of West Virginia students took home new shoes Thursday. More than 4,400 pairs of shoes were donated by Dominion Transmission employees and distributed to 11 schools across Kanawha, Nicholas and Clay counties in response to damage sustained by those communities in the June 23 floods… For a slide show, click here. 

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A championship smile at the Tucker County Fair
By August 25, 2016 Read More →

A championship smile at the Tucker County Fair

PARSONS, W.Va. — A county fair is Americana at its best. It embodies all the goodness of rural America and the rural American way of life – the moral fabric of farming, the homespun goodness of cooking, the wholesome exercise of gardening and, most importantly, weaves into its basket a holding place for traditions to […]

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Fairmont boxing program for Parkinson’s patients
By August 23, 2016 Read More →

Fairmont boxing program for Parkinson’s patients

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — Rock Steady Boxing of North Central West Virginia is helping community members fight back against Parkinson’s disease while having fun. Co-owner of the North Central West Virginia affiliate of the Rock Steady Boxing, James Salai, said a main purpose of the program is give these people a life again. For several class […]

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