West Virginia couple found dead in house fire
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia say two people have died in a house fire.
WTAP-TV reports Parkersburg Fire Chief Jason Matthews identified the victims as 84-year-old...
West Virginia city gets first ever female police officer
VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — The city of Vienna, West Virginia, has finally welcomed a woman into its police department as a sworn officer.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Allyssa Kern, of...
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PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Officials say a park worker in West Virginia has died after falling into the Ohio River.
News outlets report that the West Virginia Department of Commerce said the...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The federal government is suing a West Virginia mental health and substance abuse facility for the homeless, citing failures to provide documentation and numerous...
Kryptonite Racecars make a name for themselves
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — As the temperature in the shop neared 90 degrees, Richard Gillespie finished welding pieces of metal together.
Taking off his helmet, he wiped the sweat from his...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia attorney general on Wednesday accused the Catholic diocese of attempting to 'sidestep transparency' with its efforts to dismiss a case by the...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class has been suspended without pay for five days.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Officials in West Virginia have announced an opioid awareness initiative aimed at the state's youth that will include summits presented by West Virginia University and...
MINERAL WELLS, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is using tractor-trailer advertising to promote its "Almost Heaven" tourism campaign.
West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice announced the pilot program at...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia principal accused of plagiarizing Ashton Kutcher in an address to his school's graduating class says he didn't mean to use someone else's...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Sara Taylor has found her niche in life.
As a pageant coach and director, she wants to help girls and young women to develop confidence in themselves and help their...
VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — Community members with limb loss and other physical challenges worked on the golf range to learn how to golf or how to return to the game of golf.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — You can hear the train coming and rolling round the bend at a new outdoor display at Ohio Valley Health Care on Nicolette Road.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia bridge will now bear the name of longtime state lawmaker Frank Deem, who died in October at the age of 90.
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W.Va. county mulling whether to close schools
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — The Wood County Board of Education has directed its schools superintendent to look further into his idea to close at least five schools.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says a West Virginia woman who used a stolen identification card to buy a gun from a licensed dealer has pleaded guilty to aggravated identity...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia delegate is resigning to work for the U.S. Defense Department.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Republican Ray Hollen resigned his 9th...
Official identifies victims in house fire
DAVISVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia fire officials have identified two people who died after being pulled from their burning home.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An 83-year-old student of West Virginia University at Parkersburg will deliver the school's commencement address this week.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — For Joy Buskirk, the memories of a fire her family experienced years ago prompted her to do something for families who are impacted by the devastation of a fire...
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in the death of a 1-year-old boy.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports 40-year-old William Travis...
West Virginia woman crochets gifts for NICU babies
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Families need all the support they can get when they have a premature baby.
Enid James of Parkersburg is showing her support by crocheting items that are sent to...
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public roundtable forums on education in West Virginia are complete and now state officials will examine the information to offer for a special legislative session to...
Churches adapting to the digital age
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — You leave the house, get in the car and head out to work when you realize you have forgotten your phone. What do you do? If you're not too far away, you go back to get...
Jury awards nearly $17M to woman injured at Walmart
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A jury in West Virginia has returned a nearly $17 million verdict after a woman was injured when staffers tried to detain a shoplifter in Walmart.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Students at West Virginia University at Parkersburg will be able to learn automated manufacturing using high-tech robotic arm equipment, thanks to a grant from the West...
EPA hits chemical maker for not notifying on new compounds
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A chemical maker's North Carolina plant may have broken federal law by failing to notify the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency before it started manufacturing and repurposing new industrial compounds, the agency said this week.
Glenville State offers program to address teacher shortage
GLENVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Glenville State College is offering a new program to help address West Virginia teacher shortages in critical areas.
Delegate: Residents should be able to deny housing to gays
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia delegate says residents should have the freedom to fire or deny someone housing based on their sexual orientation.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reports Republican Del. Eric Porterfield spoke out Wednesday in favor of a bill that would limit what ordinances cities are allowed to enact.
Abduction charge: Teen accused of driving girl across South
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say an Alabama teenager has been accused of abducting another teenager from West Virginia and driving her to South Carolina.
The Parkersburg News and Sentinel cites a criminal complaint as saying 19-year-old Yashar King was arraigned on an abduction charge Wednesday in Wood County Magistrate Court in West Virginia.
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