Big Otter, WV

Man walking up the road with only a bra and panties on arrested for obstructing and battery

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A Fayette County man is facing more charges after refusing to comply with the police. According to deputies, on June 22, 2022, they responded to Cannelton in regards to a 911 hang-up call. An officer with the Montogomery Police Department was on duty and went to the area. A neighbor called 911 to tell them that their neighbor’s address had been broken into and the person had blood on them. The officer then observed Tyler Schoolcraft walking up the road with only a bra and panties on. Schoolcraft starts fighting with the officer and wouldn’t obey the officer’s commands. Schoolcraft was resisting arrest.
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Mid-Ohio Valley Odds and Ends

CRESTON, W.Va. — The Creston Community Building Summer ATV Poker Run will be held July 30 at 340 Anns Run Road, Creston. Registration is from 9 a.m. to noon with a $10 entry fee. No 2-wheelers allowed. Prizes and drawings will be available. For more information call (304) 275-3578 or (304) 275-0003.
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Police: Man faces charges after crash, fleeing scene and fighting with officers

CLENDENIN, W.Va. (WCHS) — Clendenin police said a man faces multiple charges after he crashed a vehicle, fled from the scene and fought with officers. Jeffrey Lee Smith, 50, of Clendenin was arrested Sunday following a single-vehicle wreck near Hokie Lane and Elk River Road North, according to a news release from the Clendenin Police Department.

I-79 North shut down near Amma after tractor-trailer crash and fire

AMMA, WV (WOWK) — Roane County dispatch says the northbound lanes of Interstate 79 are shut down near Amma, West Virginia, due to a tractor-trailer crash around 8:51 p.m. Dispatch says that about 29.5 miles north of Charleston, a tractor-trailer went across the median, wrecked on the northbound side of the interstate, and caught on […]

Tractor-trailer crash closes I-79

ROANE COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Interstate 79 is closed Friday night in the Amma area of Roane County after a tractor-trailer crash, dispatchers say. No injuries are reported. The accident was reported before 9 p.m. in the northbound lanes near the 29.5-mile marker. Both the northbound and southbound lanes are...

Byrd looking to utilize depth this fall

CLARKSBURG, W.Va – The Robert C. Byrd football team is looking to replace the most prolific rusher in Harrison County history as Jeremiah King is off to Glenville State. With Nick George back for another go-round at quarterback, a number of returning weapons and the addition of basketball standouts Brayden Thomason and Quinten Cooley, the […]

Meadow River is a sleeper for anglers

The Meadow River currently is being touted among tourists as a feisty little stream that offers a medley of opportunities for both anglers and kayakers. The Meadow’s shaded summer pools keep fishermen coming back year after year, and its lower reaches attract a growing number of kayakers in spring when the stream kicks up its whitewater heels.

Glenville State’s Re’Shawna Stone named MEC Female Athlete of the Year

GLENVILLE, W.Va (WDTV) - Glenville State’s Re’Shawna Stone added MEC Female Athlete of the Year to her list of accolades from the 2021-2022 season. Stone was given the honor after a national championship season that also resulted in MEC and Atlantic Region Player of the Year, DII National Player of the Year and DII Elite Eight MVP.
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Further delays in case of man charged in Nicholas deputy death

SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — Nicholas County prosecutors and defense attorneys for accused murderer Brent Tyler Kelly agreed to postpone Kelly’s preliminary hearing until August in a meeting in Summersville Tuesday afternoon. Kelly, of Birch River, is charged in the June 3 shooting death of Nicholas County Deputy Tom Baker....

Visit Springs, Pennsylvania

SPRINGS, Pa. — Bring your friends and family to the Springs Historical Society grounds this summer and fall — just three miles north of Grantsville in Amish country. The Springs Farmers’ Market offers great shopping adventures every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. through Sept. 24. You will find fresh produce and flowers, local baked goods and a giant flea market, as well as beautiful crafts and antiques, both in buildings and outside.
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Upshur CEOS represented at State Folk Festival

GLENVILLE — Kathryn Black and her granddaughter, Ruby Konn recently attended the W.Va. State Folk Festival in Glenville on June 17, 2022. Kathryn represented the Upshur County CEOS at the event, which is held each year beginning the third Thursday in June. Black has been a member of the Teter CEOS for the last six years and previously a part of Hickory Flat club for twenty years.

New River at Hawks Nest

The New River leaves the narrow confines of its gorge near Hawks Nest State Park, at Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County, in the New River Gorge Region. Photo by Rick Burgess.