State news, releases and Information

By July 16, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Attorney General Morrisey in 21-State effort to protect property owners at U.S. Supreme Court

Release from the W.Va. Attorney General’s Office: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has played an integral role in leading a 21-state effort to protect West Virginia property owners, farmers and energy producers.  The Attorney General recently filed a brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that, if left […]

Raleigh, Greenbrier delegates selected for leadership roles in education reform committees
By June 5, 2019 Read More →

Raleigh, Greenbrier delegates selected for leadership roles in education reform committees

By JORDAN NELSON The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Two Raleigh County delegates and one Greenbrier County delegate have been chosen to serve in leadership roles on “Select Committees on Education Reform” during the “education betterment” special session.  Del. Jeffrey Pack and Del. Brandon Steele, both R-Raleigh, were selected by House Speaker Roger Hanshaw, R-Clay, to be vice […]

By May 15, 2019 Read More →

‘Blame My Roots’ announces inaugural country music festival

Press Release: BELMONT, Ohio: ‘Blame My Roots Fest’ has announced a new outdoor country music festival scheduled for July 18 – 20 at Valley View Campgrounds in Belmont, OH. The event will include both camping and a concert lineup of national and local acts. Chris Dutton, Blame My Roots Fest Event Coordinator, said he couldn’t let […]

By May 3, 2019 Read More →

Still no date for start of W.Va. Special session on Education

See WV Press InSight’s preview discussion of Special Session on Education issues WV Press Association Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Legislature still has not set the date for the Special Session on Education. In conversations, legislators are saying May and June are all about education, but the date they will return to Charleston is […]

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issues two opinions
By May 1, 2019 Read More →

Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issues two opinions

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia issued the following two opinions. The opinions were filed by Edythe Nash Gaiser, clerk of the Supreme Court of Appeals of West Virginia. There is a link to each opinion on the opinion page of the West Virginia Judiciary website. http://www.courtswv.gov/supreme-court/opinions.html. Opinion 1: Quenton Burner […]

By April 30, 2019 Read More →

Community members help keep Oglebay, Wheeling parks ‘beautiful’

Effort part of inaugural ‘My Park Volunteer Day’ Press release from Oglebay: WHEELING, W.Va — More than 80 volunteers and community partners from the Health Plan gathered at Oglebay and Wheeling parks for the inaugural ‘My Park Volunteer Day.’ The effort to prepare the properties for the upcoming spring and summer seasons took place from […]

Camping reservations now online for all West Virginia state parks
By April 26, 2019 Read More →

Camping reservations now online for all West Virginia state parks

$3.5 million in camping upgrades announced at parks statewide Release from W.Va. State Parks: BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — Campers can now reserve campsites online before they set out for the woods thanks to an upgraded reservation system launched today. “Our state parks and forests are a cornerstone of West Virginia’s tourism industry and improving the way […]

Oglebay Foundation honors Hess Family, Hydie Friend
By April 26, 2019 Read More →

Oglebay Foundation honors Hess Family, Hydie Friend

Press Release from the Oglebay Foundation: WHEELING, W.Va. —  At its second annual donor recognition and awards breakfast on April 24 the Oglebay Foundation honored the Hess Family and Hydie Friend for exemplary contributions to Oglebay and Wheeling Parks. The Gary and Flip West Leadership in Philanthropy Award was presented by the Wests to Andy Hogan […]

By April 5, 2019 Read More →

Leave a Legacy of Central Appalachia hosting annual meeting, educational opportunity April 23

Release from Leave a Legacy of Central Appalachia: BRIDGEPORT, W.Va.— Leave a Legacy of Central Appalachia is hosting an educational opportunity for non-profit development staff on April 23, beginning at 10 a.m. at the Bridgeport Conference Center in Bridgeport, WV. Holistic Philanthropy: Integrating Planned Giving in Your Fundraising Program will feature two experienced development staff members […]

W.Va. Power win season opener against at Greenville, 1-0
By April 5, 2019 Read More →

W.Va. Power win season opener against at Greenville, 1-0

Anchia, Sweet lift power to extra-innings win in opener Release from W.Va. Power: GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 4, 2019) – Jake Anchia delivered a bloop base hit in the top of the tenth inning and Devin Sweet tossed a career-high three scoreless innings as West Virginia took down Greenville, 1-0, in 10 innings at Fluor Field […]