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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,...
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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...
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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 […]

Uniontown state Rep. Matt Dowling charged with DUI

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) - State Rep. Matt Dowling of Uniontown is facing DUI charges after a crash earlier this month.Dowling said he was involved in a head-on crash on June 4. According to court paperwork filed Thursday, he's been charged with DUI, careless driving, driving an unregistered vehicle and following too closely. In a statement after the crash, Dowling said he's been dealing with physical and mental trauma since a medical issue caused a serious crash last fall, leading to "life changing" injuries. He said he entered treatment to "address any possible alcohol issues" and no one else was injured in the crash this month. Dowling represents the 51st Legislative District, which covers parts of Fayette and Somerset counties. 

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...

West Virginia Belongs in the ACC

Morgantown, West Virginia – With USC and UCLA announcing that they are moving to the Big Ten Conference, the entire landscape of college athletics has completely changed and will likely lead to several other dominoes falling in the coming days. There seems to be a sense that West Virginia...

Harrison: WVU has found a bunch of gym rats

As the Mountaineer men’s basketball team is striving to bounce back from its 16-17 record last season, it is trying to blend a lot of new pieces with some old ones. West Virginia features just five returnees from last year, and only one of those — point guard Kedrian Johnson (5.3 points and 1.8 assists per game) — averaged more than two points a game.

Yonderville music festival kicks off Thursday in Masontown

MASONTOWN, W.V.a — Electronic dance music festival Yonderville begins Thursday night in Masontown at Marvin’s Mountaintop, kicking off a weekend of musical talent. The festival will feature over 100 different musical acts, as well as a variety of artists, vendors, and food trucks. A full list of the musicians in attendance can be found here. […]

DMV in Fairmont moving to Middletown Commons

CHARLESTON, W.Va (WDTV) - The current DMV Driver Testing Center in Fairmont, located at Marion Square, will be closed on Friday to facilitate the move to its new location at 2800 Middletown Commons. DMV customers may take advantage of the new location starting Tuesday, July 5. Customers who had planned...

Jevon Carter Signs New NBA Deal

Morgantown, West Virginia – Former West Virginia Mountaineers star guard Jevon Carter has agreed to a two-year deal with the Milwaukee Bucks. Carter, 26, averaged 4.2 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game while shooting 38.7% from the field and 38.8% from three point range for the Bucks last season.

Jevon Carter signs two-year deal with Milwaukee Bucks

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Former West Virginia guard, and Best Virginia assistant coach, Jevon Carter is staying with the Milwaukee Bucks. Carter has agreed to a two-year contract to remain in Milwaukee. Shams Charania of The Athletic was the first to report that a deal had been struck between the...

Fairmont DMV moving locations, closed Friday

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The Fairmont DMV Driver Testing Center located at Marion Square is moving locations. Because of the move, that location will be closed on Friday, July 1, and will reopen at its new location at 2800 Middletown Commons after the holiday weekend on Tuesday, July 5. Customers who had planned to use the Fairmont […]
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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.”