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It's Happening: A Daytrip to Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo in Kingwood

The giddy repetitions of “Are we there yet?” had rhythmed from the backseat for about the last 10 miles. The kids couldn’t wait. We had. traveled a most scenic route from Bridgeport, exiting I-79 North via Goshen Road then taking 119 South to Gladesville Road and a series of short jaunts until we reached Hovatter's Wildlife Zoo.
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The LATEST on West Virginia’s Spot in the Future of College Sports

Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers are in very capable hands with Shane Lyons and Gordon Gee handling negotiations concerning the future of the programs. Both are very well-connected, but Gee in particular is close, personal friends with several high-ranking ACC officials and presidents. To be clear,...
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Morgantown plans free Fourth of July celebration

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgantown residents are invited to celebrate Independence Day at Hazel Ruby McQuain Park. The Morgantown Municipal Band will provide early entertainment on July Fourth, and the holiday festivities will wrap up with a patriotic celebration. The Morgantown Municipal Band will set up to perform an assortment...

RUMOR: Four New Schools Could Be Headed to the Big 12 Conference

Morgantown, West Virginia – The world of college sports has been turned upside down this past week and things are about to get even more wild in the coming days!. USC and UCLA recently announced that they would be leaving the PAC-12 for the Big Ten Conference, and it appears that the PAC-12 could quickly dissolve after losing two of its most valuable pieces.

Free Fourth of July activities planned in Morgantown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Morgantown residents will have two events to celebrate the Fourth of July. The Morgantown Municipal Band will provide early entertainment and festivities wrap up with a celebration at the Hazel Ruby McQuain Park- Ruby Amphitheater with music and food trucks. At 11 a.m. the Morgantown Municipal...

West Virginia Included in Top 3 for 2023 3-Star DB Tayvon Nelson

The month of June isn’t likely to be as busy for Neal Brown and West Virginia, but there will still be some recruits that make the decision to pledge themselves to WVU. One of those could be Tayvon Nelson. Nelson, a 6-foot-2, 175-pound three-star defensive back from Canarsie High...

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.

West Virginia’s 2023 Class Off to Strong Start; Just How Good?

If Neal Brown has proven one thing so far at West Virginia, it’s that he’s able to connect with recruits. In 2021 alone, Brown and WVU were able to land four-star quarterback Nicco Marchiol, four-star defensive back Jacolby Spells and four-star linebacker Travious Lathan. The results haven’t always...

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...

WVU Board of Governors approves 2023 budget, tuition rates

The West Virginia University Board of Governors on June 24, 2022 approved an estimated $1.2 billion budget for the coming fiscal year, including a tuition increase averaging a little more than 2.5% across the WVU system. Resident-students will see a 2.62% increase or $120 per semester increase while tuition for non-resident students will rise by […] The post WVU Board of Governors approves 2023 budget, tuition rates appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Homicide victim's mother tells Mt. Pleasant man: 'No more drugs'

Cathy Clawson had a simple message for the man who pleaded guilty Friday to causing her daughter’s death in 2020. “Just come out a better man. No more drugs,” Clawson told Robert Seth Barnhart after he was sentenced to serve 3-6 years in prison for his role in the crash that killed his longtime girlfriend, 44-year-old Susan Clawson of Uniontown.

Pa. Rep. Matt Dowling will remove name from November ballot following crash and DUI charges

UNIONTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) -- State Rep. Matt Dowling of Uniontown will no longer seek reelection to the state House of Representatives after DUI charges were filed against him earlier this month.In a post to his Facebook page on Friday afternoon, Dowling said he is removing his name from the ballot for the November General Election."My recent auto accident and subsequent treatment that I voluntarily sought drove me to deeply reflect on my life and make some hard decisions. One of those was to leave my seat in the state House of Representatives so that I can better spend time focusing...