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Tree gives tribute to W.Va. veterans
Tree gives tribute to W.Va. veterans

West Virginia veterans are honored this season with two holiday recognition trees in the Governor’s Reception Room at the state Capitol.

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin was joined Monday evening by First Lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin, Adj. Gen. James...

TSA offers tips for travelers bearing gifts and guns
TSA offers tips for travelers bearing gifts and guns

With big-game hunting and peak holiday travel seasons now upon us, the Transportation Security Administration has some tips to offer air travelers to streamline the airport checkpoint process.

Hunters can travel by airliner with their firearms...

State gets $291K for highway safety programs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia highway safety programs are getting a $291,000 boost from the federal government.

U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin and Jay Rockefeller announced the funding from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...

Jennings Randolph archery range to be expanded

ELK GARDEN, W.Va. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a grant to help pay for expanding the archery range at Jennings Randolph Lake.

The $15,000 grant comes from the corps’ Handshake Partnership program....

Tuesday cartoon
Tuesday cartoon

Brooke County health board expands smoking ban

WELLSBURG, W.Va. – Beginning next summer, smoking will be prohibited in all public places in Brooke County.

Media outlets report that the Brooke County Board of Health unanimously voted Monday night to ban smoking in all enclosed public...

Parkersburg police search for bus thief

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – Parkersburg police are searching for a bus thief.

Police Chief Joe Martin says a man stole the bus from the Mid-Ohio Valley Transit Authority’s headquarters last Friday.

Martin tells the Parkersburg News...

Charleston keeps MEC event for near future

Capital City fears that the state’s college basketball tournament would move from Charleston were put to rest on Monday — at least for the next few years.

The Mountain East Conference announced an agreement with the City of...

Dave Hickman: WVU press working, but can improve
Dave Hickman: WVU press working, but can improve

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — West Virginia’s basketball team has played five times and won all five.

The Mountaineers have played a couple of tense games, yet have won four of...

Holgorsen still not sure about his QB

Dana Holgorsen apparently has not ruled out the possibility of handing over the job as West Virginia’s starting quarterback to Skyler Howard, regardless of the health of Clint Trickett.

Then again, it sounds a bit like Holgorsen might...

‘Toppers want Herd to throw more?
‘Toppers want Herd to throw more?

The emergence of Marshall’s running game has shot past the threshold of surprising, but the respect opponents give Devon Johnson keeps raising eyebrows.

This assessment, coming from Western Kentucky coach Jeff Brohm, provides another...

‘Excited’ Jasperse takes blame
‘Excited’ Jasperse takes blame

HUNTINGTON — Chris Jasperse pleads guilty as charged: Sometime he just gets a little too antsy before snapping the football.

And that’s why the senior center, the otherwise dependable anchor of...

MEC: Bonifant, Hilltoppers roll past Jackets
MEC: Bonifant, Hilltoppers roll past Jackets

With West Liberty’s preseason All-American C.J. Hester missing his third straight game with a foot injury, the question for coach Jim Crutchfield’s team Monday night wasn’t whether or not the Hilltoppers were going to score, but...


UPDATE: Official says slain Florida State gunman was an alumnus, law school grad
Mountaineer, K-State defenses in spotlight tonight