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WV raptor center releases eagle at Tygart Lake
By September 19, 2016 Read More →

WV raptor center releases eagle at Tygart Lake

GRAFTON, W.Va. — A rehabilitated bald eagle was released back into the wild Sept. 17 on the shores of Tygart Lake State Park. More than 200 people gathered by the lake to see the release of Liberty, a young bald eagle nursed back to health by the West Virginia Raptor Rehabilitation Center, a Fairmont-based nonprofit […]

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Elkins ballfield crowd cheers dramatic kitten rescue
By September 16, 2016 Read More →

Elkins ballfield crowd cheers dramatic kitten rescue

ELKINS, W.Va. — The teams playing fall ball at Bluegrass Park Thursday evening had an unexpected guest. A kitten had climbed high above the field on the backstop and was having a hard time getting down. The spectacle attracted quite a crowd watching to see if the feline was going to make it back to […]

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Marshall hosts fourth annual Water Festival
By September 15, 2016 Read More →

Marshall hosts fourth annual Water Festival

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — More than 260 children from schools throughout the Tri-State attended Marshall University’s fourth annual Water Festival Wednesday on campus. Educating students about the importance of clean water and its impact on the environment has always been the goal of the Water Festival, Dr. Chuck Somerville, dean of the university’s College of Science, […]

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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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