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Princeton man arrested by US Marshals
Princeton man arrested by US Marshals

U.S. Marshals task force arrested a Princeton man wanted for soliciting a minor online.

Johnnie Ray Champ, 44, was apprehended Friday in Princeton by members of the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force.

Champ was wanted by Beckley police for...

Police looking for man who robbed Elkview bank

Police were searching for a man who allegedly robbed an Elkview bank on Monday afternoon.

The man reportedly brandished a pistol when he robbed Poca Valley Bank on Elk River Road North around 12:45 p.m. He then fled the...

Logan County man dies in ATV accident

MONAVILLE, W.Va. -- A Logan County man’s body was found Monday morning after an all-terrain vehicle accident, police said.

Gary Dingess, 44, of Rossmore, was riding near the CSX railroad tracks that run parallel to W.Va. 44 near Monaville ...

Bulletin Board: July 15, 2014

Leadership academy

Inspire West Virginia will host a three-day leadership academy at Marshall University Tuesday through Thursday. The academy, which brings together students from 18 different high schools from throughout Southern West Virginia, ...

New Upshur event center expected to open in October

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — A new event center is expected to open in Upshur County in October.

The Event Center at Brushy Fork will be located in the West Virginia National Guard’s new facility under...

Ryan says Capito needed to fight EPA, health care law
Ryan says Capito needed to fight EPA, health care law

Rep. Paul Ryan told a group of business leaders at a campaign event in Charleston Monday that West Virginia needs to elect Rep. Shelley Moore Capito to the U.S. Senate to help block environmental regulations on existing power plants and to help repeal ...

Marshall extends Holliday contract

Marshall officials announced a two-year extension of football coach Doc Holliday’s contract, with his deal now running through June 2018.

The fifth-year coach did not receive an increase in his pay package, which includes $175,000 base...

At Putnam pet cemetery, grieving owners must mow the grass
At Putnam pet cemetery, grieving owners must mow the grass

WINFIELD — Side by side in a Putnam County cemetery stand two heart-shaped headstones, one for Ewok, one for Foxfire, both inscribed “We Miss You.”

Those would be strange human names, but...

Elkins: a tiny town with Branson-sized dreams
Elkins: a tiny town with Branson-sized dreams

Popular tourist destinations dot the West Virginia countryside, from skiing in the winter to white water rafting and zip lining in the summer, not to mention outdoor camping, ATV trails and a host of activities designed to be “wild and...

Teacher training session to be held in Charleston

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Center for Professional Development is hosting training for Advanced Placement teachers this week in Charleston.

The professional development session will be held Tuesday through Thursday at Capital...

Weather service confirms tornado in Taylor County

GRAFTON, W.Va. – The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Taylor County last week during a summer storm.

The weather service says the EF1 tornado traveled about four-and-a-half miles and carried winds of up to...

Child killed, 3 injured in Tyler County fire

ALMA, W.Va. – A camper fire in Tyler County has killed a child and injured three other people.

Tyler County Sheriff Bob Kendle tells WTRF-TV that the fire was reported around 1:05 a.m. Monday near Alma. Emergency responders found the...

State agency asks parents to get kids vaccinated

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State health officials are asking parents to check their children’s vaccine requirements before school begins.

Kindergarten through 12th-grade students who will enter a West Virginia school for the first time...

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