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Director of Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo retires after 40 years

WHEELING, W.Va. — The director of Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo has retired after 40 years.

Penny Miller’s retirement was effective Saturday. She had served as the zoo’s director since...

Director of Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo retires after 40 years

WHEELING, W.Va. — The director of Oglebay Park’s Good Zoo has retired after 40 years.

Penny Miller’s retirement was effective Saturday. She had served as the zoo’s director since...

NFL Other scandals

For a week, America was obsessed by alarms that the New England Patriots may have won a Super Bowl berth by using slightly deflated footballs that were easier to grip, throw and catch. However, the deflation apparently was caused by cold weather...

FEMA awards hazard mitigation grants to 3 W.Va. counties

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Three West Virginia counties will share more than $835,000 in federal hazard mitigation funding.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency awarded the grants to Kanawha, Greenbrier and...

Plane makes emergency landing at airport, no injuries reported

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. — An airport official says no one was injured when a United Express flight made an emergency landing at North Central West Virginia Airport.

Airport director Rick Rock told The Exponent ...

W.Va. to release draft natural gas air permit Feb. 5

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A draft of a new state air quality permit for natural gas activities will be released next month.

The West Virginia Division of Air Quality’s new G80-A general permit would cover control and prevention of air...

Mountain Party to host workshop

The West Virginia Mountain Party will hold a free workshop for interested members and other people Saturday, between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The meeting will be held at the Braxton County Senior Citizens Center, located at 23 Senior Center Drive, in...

Capito talks politics with county commissioners
Capito talks politics with county commissioners

In her 14 years as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Shelley Moore Capito represented one-third of West Virginians.

As she told a meeting of county commissioners in Charleston on Monday, being a U.S. senator is different....

Man arrested for ramming deputy’s truck
Man arrested for ramming deputy’s truck

Authorities have arrested a Kanawha County man who walked away from CAMC General Hospital after allegedly smashing his car into a Kanawha sheriff’s department vehicle over the weekend.

Brian E. Spencer, 34, of Falcon Drive, was picked up...

Dunbar bar that was site of shooting surrenders license

A Dunbar bar is closing after surrendering its liquor license, following a shooting and investigations by the West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and Dunbar Police Department.

ABCA spokesman Gig Robinson said Friday the state...

Study: Greyhound racing a bad bet for W.Va. economy
Study: Greyhound racing a bad bet for W.Va. economy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Subsidies from the state’s casino video lottery profits account for more than 95 percent of greyhound racing revenues, making it a bad bet for the West Virginia economy, an impact study commissioned by the Legislature ...

New chief public defender named in Kanawha

Diana Panucci will take over as chief Kanawha County public defender Feb. 1.

Panucci, who was serving as managing deputy public defender, will replace George Castelle, who said last month he was stepping down for health reasons after 25 years....

W.Va. cancels plan to house inmates out of state

West Virginia officials say they won’t follow through with plans to house some Division of Correction inmates outside of the state, citing state legislation addressing problems in the state’s prison system.

Corrections Commissioner ...

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