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Is Flatwoods Wv. Getting A Theme Park? The House Seems To Think So.Marcus YatesNewsBreak Contributor
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum: Where History Meets the ParanormalDiana RitterNewsBreak Contributor
Did West Virginia's French Creek Freddie See His Shadow?Appalachian ThymesNewsBreak Contributor
Unveiling the Mysteries of Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum: A Paranormal ExplorationPrepping The WorldNewsBreak Contributor
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Man found dead from gunshot wounds, another charged with felony murder
A man is dead and another was charged with felony murder after the Harrison County Sheriff's Office said a man was found dead from gunshot wounds on Jack Run Road Wednesday.
Mid-Ohio Valley Foundations – Health: Minnie Hamilton system continues evolving to serve Calhoun, Gilmer counties
GRANTSVILLE — Renovation and new construction activities have been on tap for the Minnie Hamilton Health System as it continues to provide essential medical care for residents of Calhoun and Gilmer counties in central West Virginia. The health system opened a new clinic in Arnoldsburg in September 2022 in...
Salem Feb 23 Weekly Crime Report
During the last week, Salem recorded a total of 6 crimes, with Theft and Assault being the most prevalent, each accounting for 2 cases. These were followed by Vandalism and Burglary, each with 1 reported case. The crimes were spread across various times of the day and night, indicating a persistent threat to public safety. The earliest reported crime was an Assault on February 17 at 3:41 AM, while the most recent was a Theft on February 22 at 1:04 PM. The data indicates a need for heightened security measures and vigilance among residents to curb the rising tide of crime in the place.
Glenville State University celebrates monumental milestone: $1,000,000 raised
GLENVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Glenville State University has raised over $1,000,000 in donations during its seventh annual Founders Day of Giving fundraising campaign. “We are absolutely thrilled to share this incredible news with our entire Glenville community,” said Glenville State President, Dr. Mark A. Manchin. “This achievement would not have been possible without the […]
Is Flatwoods Wv. Getting A Theme Park? The House Seems To Think So.
A resolution put forth by the House this morning would task the Economic Development Authority to "find land around Flatwoods and funding and businesses to make an area similar to Pigeon Forge to increase tourism and entertainment". The resolution directs that the Economic Development Authority should focus the land search on areas suitable for public entertainment, amusement, and tourism.
Court documents say Clarksburg murder suspect has a long history of crime in WV
CLARKSBURG, W.Va (WDTV) - A Harrison County man has been arrested and charged with felony murder after law enforcement was alerted to a dead body on Jack Run Road on Wednesday afternoon. The Harrison County Sheriff’s Office told 5 News that Dennis Allen High, 36, of Salem, was arrested for...
As schools consolidate in rural Harrison County, students and alumni worry kids will suffer
Parents of West Virginia students are moving their children to private and home schools. As public school attendance drops, Harrison County is consolidating and teachers are leaving, fueling concerns that students left behind won't get the attention they need. As schools consolidate in rural Harrison County, students and alumni worry kids will suffer appeared first on Mountain State Spotlight, West Virginia's civic newsroom.
🚧 Roadway Restoration Completed on CR 4, Doddridge County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. Road maintenance crews have successfully finished scarifying and applying aggregate to various sections of the roadway in Doddridge County, aiming to improve driving conditions by restoring the road's original cross-section, eradicating rutted areas, and stabilizing widened road segments. This recent development in infrastructure maintenance was carried out under the West Virginia Department of Highways District 4 (WVDOH D4) supervision. The restoration work achieved on County Road 4 (CR 4) is part of the ongoing efforts to enhance road safety and quality for residents and commuters in the region. Local motorists are now experiencing improved roadway conditions as a result of these maintenance activities.
🚧 Maintenance Improvements on US 33 in Lewis County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) heavy maintenance crews have completed a significant drainage project along US 33 in Lewis County. This operation involved the pulling of shoulders and ditches adjacent to the pavement, improving drainage away from the roadway and strengthening the roadside embankments. The work aims to prevent water impoundments, shoulder failures, and reduce potential safety hazards for drivers. Residents and commuters in the area are likely to see positive results from these infrastructure enhancements.
Moundsville, Ravenswood, and Weston Selected for ON TRAC Program: New Resources for Economic Development Coming in 2024
West Virginia Main Street has selected three new communities for the West Virginia ON TRAC program in 2024. These include Moundsville in Marshall County, Ravenswood in Jackson County, and Weston in Lewis County.
Salem Elementary School Teacher is this week’s Davis and Elkins Excellence in Education
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - " It definitely means a lot to me. I’ve put so much time and effort into being a teacher and teaching definitely isn’t easy , it’s a tough job to do. So, this is my sixth year and I’m hanging in there strong because I do really enjoy it and there’s a lot that teachers have to deal with; we wear many different hats. So, at times it can really start to weigh on you; and so, to really get this reward it kind of makes it all worth it.”
Hamlin, February 22 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Braxton County High School basketball team will have a game with Lincoln County High School on February 22, 2024, 16:30:00 CST.
Baseball Heads for West Virginia
Erie, Pa. - Mercyhurst baseball get back out on the diamond this upcoming weekend for the first time in a couple of weeks as they head to Glenville, WV for a three-game set. After a historic start to the campaign in their 16-0 win over Notre Dame (Oh.), the team looks to keep things rolling when they see Glenville on Friday, February 23rd at 6:00 p.m., before a 2:30 p.m. matchup the following day with Charleston. They'll then return for one more game against D'Youville on the 25th with first pitch set for 12:00 p.m.
Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum: Where History Meets the Paranormal
The Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum, nestled in Weston, West Virginia, stands as a monument to both architectural grandeur and the tragic history of mental health treatment in the 19th and 20th centuries. This sprawling structure, once a beacon of hope for the treatment of the mentally ill, has evolved into a nexus of ghostly tales and paranormal investigations, embodying the complex interplay between historical fact and supernatural lore.
Today the gas price is close to $3.19 in Salem as of 2024-02-23. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.267, a week ago the price is $3.284 , according to AAA.
Harrison County man arrested on arson charges
HARRISON COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – WV State Fire Marshal investigators and the Harrison County Sheriff’s Office have charged a Lost Creek man with setting fire to a structure at the home he had been renting. Randolph Scott Murray, 52 years old, was taken into custody on Feb. 5, 2024, for setting fire to a gazebo […]
Crews respond to five-acre brush fire in Salem
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A 5-Acre brush fire was reported in Salem, West Virginia. Around 3:00 p.m. Salem Fire Department responded to a call about a brush fire on Grass Run Road. Officials say the fire has covered an area as large as 5-acres. Crews responded and are currently on...
Ritchie County, WV High School Boys Basketball Schedule, Streaming Live Today - February 22
If your plans today include seeing the local high school basketball games in Ritchie County, West Virginia, then there are some important details for you to know. Learn how to watch or stream today's high-school action in the article below. Follow high school basketball this season on the NFHS Network!...
Catholic survives against Ritchie, moves on to sectional final
PARKERSBURG – While it may not be March quite yet, tournament basketball and its madness are already here. On Tuesday, #10 Parkersburg Catholic hosted Ritchie County for a AA sectional semifinal game. While Ritchie County led throughout most of the game, the Crusaderettes were able to hang in there and force overtime, winning by a final of 46-43. Despite a slow start, Parkersburg Catholic clawed back and found itself up 39-37 with two and a half minutes left to play in regulation. Ritchie County’s Chelsie Jeffrey then tied things up at 39 with a make. A pair of made free throws by Seneca Lang of the Crusaderettes put Catholic back on top as time continued to dwindle. However, Rebel Elsa Law responded with two makes from the charity stripe to knot things back up at 41. Parkersburg Catholic held the ball in order to drain the clock and get the last shot, but were unable to get one off before the buzzer. The Rebels and Crusaderettes were headed to overtime.
Bulldogs upset Red Devils in LKC 3rd place game
GLENVILLE – Doddridge County boys basketball coach Paul Burnside exited the postgame locker room drenched from a bucket of water his players poured on him. That was a very good sign. The Bulldogs, ranked 10th in Class A in the coaches’ poll, appeared in the Little Kanawha Night of...