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Bluefield 55, Woodrow Wilson 52
Parkersburg South 69, New Madison Tri-Village, Ohio 63
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school boys preseason basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school girls basketball preseason poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform a holiday favorite, Sounds of the Season, at select venues around the state.
Michelle Merrill will return as a guest conductor to lead the orchestra on Dec.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The National Park Service is funding recreation and restoration projects in West Virginia state and local parks with $2.4 million.
The awards include $900,000 to Mannington Hough Park Pool Replacement, $750,000 to Canaan Valley State Park Trails Accessibility Improvements in South Charleston, $668,117 to Southwood Park Pool Enhancement in Parkersburg, $71,500 to Myles Stadium renovations Phase II in Pennsboro and $54,302 to Paw Paw Municipal Park improvements in Paw Paw.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia woman who set a fire that killed her parents three years ago when she was 16 has been sentenced to life, but will be eligible for parole in 15 years.
Madison Wine received the sentence Thursday in Wood County Circuit Court, the Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Workers have completed repairs to an interstate bridge in West Virginia and reopened it fully.
The Interstate 77 bridge over U.S. 50 near Parkersburg has been hit by heavy trucks several times in recent years.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A former city councilman in West Virginia was sentenced Tuesday to 45 days in prison for breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6, 2021, riot.
Eric Barber was sentenced by a federal judge in Washington, D.C., for his December guilty plea to a misdemeanor count of illegally entering the Capitol, news outlets reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Four weekend tire collection events are being held around West Virginia in June.
The Department of Environmental Protection said two events will be held June 4 at Lincoln County High School in Hamlin and at Leslie Equipment in the Webster County community of Cowen.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia city was ordered Tuesday to stop opening its council meetings with The Lord’s Prayer.
U.S. District Judge John T. Copenhaver Jr. ruled that Parkersburg City Council's practice of opening its meetings with the New Testament prayer violates the establishment clause of the First Amendment, which prohibits government from favoring one religion over others.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — An interim president has been chosen for West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
The school's Board of Governors selected Torie Jackson as interim following the recent resignation of current president Chris Gilmer, Board of Governors Chair Steven Hardman announced Tuesday.
PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — Jurors have convicted a West Virginia man of voluntary manslaughter in the shooting death of his brother on Mother's Day in 2020.
The jury deliberated for about two hours Friday before returning the verdict for William Allen Nutter, who was charged with killing Charles Ryan Cottle, The Parkersburg News and Sentinel reported.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia coal-fired power plant will be sold or retired next year, its owner said.
Akron, Ohio-based Energy Harbor announced the plan this week for the Pleasants Power station along with a coal and diesel facility in Stratton, Ohio, as part of its commitment to become carbon free.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Associated Press high school girls basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points: