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Two plead guilty to murder of ‘Buckie’ Barlow

KINGWOOD, W.Va (WDTV) - Two Preston County people pleaded guilty to first-degree murder earlier this week in the murder of Phillip “Buckie” Barlow. Laura Lynn Martin, 38, and Robert Joseph Quinn, 45, both of Tunnelton, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder with a binding term of life behind bars with mercy and first-degree robbery.
PRESTON COUNTY, WV
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BREAKING: Mountaineers add prolific receiver to recruiting class

West Virginia has picked up a commitment from Rock Hill (SC) Northwestern wide receiver Elijah Caldwell today. The 2023 prospect went public with his decision just moments ago, choosing WVU over offers from Duke, Utah, and a dozen other programs. Caldwell was first offered by current receivers coach Tony Washington...
ROCK HILL, SC
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Multiple agencies respond to altercation at Pleasant Creek Campground

GRAFTON, W.Va (WDTV) - Multiple agencies responded to an altercation just after 9 p.m. Thursday evening at Pleasant Creek Campground, officials tell 5 News. Harrison County Emergency Services officials say there are “unofficial reports” of shots fired. The West Virginia State Police, West Virginia Division of Natural Resources,...
GRAFTON, WV

WVU makes final three for recent visitor

Brooklyn (NY) Canarsie defensive back Tayvon Nelson has put West Virginia in his final three, the 247Sports three-star recruit announced just moments ago. Joining the Mountaineers in his final group are Penn State and Maryland. Nelson went on official visits to both West Virginia and Maryland in the final days...
BROOKLYN, NY
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Citizens launch effort to recall entire Morgantown city council

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A group of Morgantown residents are very concerned about the direction of the city and are mounting a recall petition for all seven city council members. On WAJR’s “Talk of the Town,” organizer Todd Stainbrook said current policies are sinking morale across all city departments including police and fire.
MORGANTOWN, WV

State Police find missing Clarksburg man deceased

UPDATE 5:15 P.M., JUNE 30 — The West Virginia State Police say the Clarksburg man they were searching for last week was found deceased Tuesday night near the Olive Garden in Eastpointe Shopping Center. Troopers say they found the remains of John Bryce Westerhausen, 58, in a wooded area between the parking lot and the […]
CLARKSBURG, WV
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The 100 greatest WVU men’s basketball players of all-time: No. 50-46

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — In this 21-part series, I’ll count down the 100 greatest Mountaineer men’s basketball players of all-time. Admittedly this list is not scientific. It is completely subjective, and obviously opinions may differ. Please feel free to visit our message boards at BlueGoldNews.com to provide your own thoughts on this list, either pro or con.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Porch collapses at Wings Ole’ in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - A porch on the property of Wings Ole’ on University Ave. collapsed Thursday evening, officials say. According to Monongalia County Emergency Services, the restaurant’s porch collapsed at 8:10 p.m. Monongalia County EMS and the Morgantown Fire Department responded to the scene, which was cleared...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Mylan Park hosts ‘Freedom Day’ Saturday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Mylan Park will host a “Freedom Day” event Saturday. The patriotic celebration will include a petting zoo, high tunnel tours and food trucks. “We can get families out and have a lot of fun,” said Heather McIntyre, Mylan Park’s assistant director of marketing and outreach.
MORGANTOWN, WV
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Number of vehicle fires in the area at a high

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Over June, the Westover Volunteer Fire Department responded to five vehicle fires. Westover Volunteer Fire Department Chief Kenny Goodwin said this was not normal for them. Typically they averaged roughly 10 vehicle fires a year. “It seems like a high number of vehicle fires. I don’t...
WESTOVER, WV

Independence Day events in north central West Virginia

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WBOY) — With July 4th nearing, Independence Day weekend festivities are being announced. The holiday lands on a Monday this year. Plan for local, state and federal government-run buildings to be closed, as well as non-essential services like the United States Postal Service. Here’s a look at what’s going on in different counties […]
CLARKSBURG, WV
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William Brewer is NOT Trying to Write the Great West Virginia Novel

When I first speak with novelist William Brewer, he is wearing a blue-black trucker’s hat that reads Gene’s Beer Garden, Morgantown WV and is insisting that he did not set out to write the Great West Virginia Novel. “I think any attempt to write the Great Anything is a bad idea. It’s a distinctly American one that people get themselves wrapped up in, but I would never attempt to do that, and have no interest in it.”
MORGANTOWN, WV
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WVU football single-game tickets go on sale July 6

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - With the 2022 West Virginia University football season opener just two months away, the Mountaineer Ticket Office has announced that mini-package and single-game tickets will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, July 6 at 9 a.m. Tickets will be available for purchase online by...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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WR commits to WVU’s 2023 class

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – WVU’s highly touted 2023 recruiting class added another piece on Friday. Elijah Caldwell, a three-star wide receiver from Rock Hill, South Carolina, announced his commitment to the Mountaineers on Twitter. Caldwell chose West Virginia over offers like Utah, East Carolina, Coastal Carolina and Charlotte. Neal...
MORGANTOWN, WV
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