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Local man drives into porch, arrested for DUI

BUCKHANNON— Joshua Taft Woody, age 35 of Buckhannon, was arrested on Wednesday, June 22, and is currently facing a charge of DUI controlled substance second offense. According to the criminal complaint, Buckhannon Police Department Sergeant Dewaine Linger filed that the defendant allegedly drove a 2008 Ford F250 into the porch of a residence located on Vicksburg Road. When Sergeant Linger arrived at the scene, the defendant allegedly appeared to be under the influence. At that point, Sergeant Linger administered the standard field sobriety test, in which the defendant failed the one-legged stand and the walk-in turn.
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Local protests held in response to reversal of Roe v. Wade

BUCKHANNON — While protests are occurring nationwide, several have taken place right here in West Virginia. A protest was held on Monday, June 27 in Harrison County and on Tuesday, June 28 a protest occurred on Main Street in Buckhannon. The protests are in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade which protected a woman’s right to abortion under the constitution. State governments are now allotted to make decisions on abortion laws as it is no longer federal.

Party on the Plaza in Wheeling, the summer’s hottest party

WHEELING, W.Va. (WTRF) — It’s being billed as the the summer’s hottest party and, best of all, it’s for a great cause. The Circus Saints and Sinners are hosting the second “Party on the Plaza”. It will take place Saturday July 9 at the Plaza...

West Virginia Adds MASSIVE Lineman

Morgantown, West Virginia – The West Virginia Mountaineers continued to add to their outstanding 2023 recruiting class with the addition of three star offensive lineman Johnny Williams IV today!. Williams, a 6’7 330 pound lineman from Macon, Georgia, chose the Mountaineers over Miami, Georgia, Georgia Tech, Florida State, Virginia,...

New project on Jerry Dove Drive comes with $5.7 million price tag

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - For those wondering about the work taking place around United Hospital Center, it is not a new business. However, it is yet another substantial addition for the Bridgeport-based medical facility. Bridgeport Community Development Director Andrea Kerr said that UHC is doing a $5.7 million project that...

Marion County coal severance tax hits its lowest

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (WBOY) — The Marion County coal severance tax is now at the lowest it’s ever been according to the Marion County Commissioners. The Commission approved the resolution of the severance fund at Wednesday’s meeting which now gives the county nearly $40,000. The coal severance tax is a fund that is divided among all the […]

Therapy Services LLC unveils autism center

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Therapy Services LLC had a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday for its autism center in Morgantown. Therapy Services LLC has been serving patients in Morgantown, Weston and Bridgeport for over 25 years. The company is now gearing some of its focus to improve its service for autistic children and adults. “It’s exciting. It’s […]

Former WVU coach Beilein to enter Hall of Fame

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WV News) — John Beilein, who rescued West Virginia’s basketball program from becoming an afterthought on the national scene, has been named to the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame in Kansas City. Beilein is the second WVU coach to gain Hall of Fame election this...

WVU students start fentanyl education task force

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (WBOY) — Most college kids celebrate summer break by relaxing, going on summer adventures or working a job or internship. A group of students at West Virginia University is spending their summer creating the Mountaineer Fentanyl Education Task Force (MFETF) to educate people on the dangers of fentanyl. The MFETF is partnering with […]

Restaurant Road Trip: Frostie Frigid Frog Shaved Ice

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Frostie Frigid Frog Shaved Ice has been in business for three years now. Co-owner George Hand said he started this business because his grandkids were having trouble finding summer jobs. “It’s really important to me because it’s teaching my grandkids a work ethic, and it’s not only teaching them how to receive, […]

$1 Million Powerball winner sold in West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A Powerball ticket, for last Saturday’s drawing, worth $1,000,000 was sold at the Circle K on Beech Street in Grafton, West Virginia Lottery officials announced this week. The ticket match all five numbers, but not the Power Ball and the Power Play option was not purchased, officials said. Lottery officials are encouraging […]

Salem University teaches kids about drones

SALEM, W.Va. (WBOY) — Salem University held a one-day drone camp on Wednesday for students in the university’s Upward Bound program. Wednesday’s camp taught the use and technology of consumer and commercial drones. Marathon Petroleum and Bridgeport-based The Thrasher Group made the camp possible by bringing their drones out to teach students. Organizers said that […]

Former Mountaineer D’Angelo Hunter joins Best Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va (WDTV) - The full roster was released last week, but Best Virginia continues to roll out the red carpet for its players. D’Angelo Hunter will suit up for The Basketball Tournament team four years after last taking the court as a Mountaineer. Hunter played for WVU during the 2017-2018 season, appearing in 17 games.
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Big 12 strength of schedule rankings 2022: Contenders Baylor, Texas face more difficult paths than Oklahoma

The Big 12 is set to enter its final year as a 10-team conference. In a sport that only features 12 regular-season games, the schedule can dramatically influence where a program ends up. Even though every team plays each other in the Big 12 round robin, key nonconference matchups -- along with potentially having five road conference games -- can shape the field. Playing conference contenders Baylor or Oklahoma on the road is a tall task for a contender, let alone those attempting to make a bowl game.

East Fairmont girls ready to take it to the next level

FAIRMONT, W.Va – The East Fairmont girls basketball team put together a solid season a year ago, finishing 14-8 with a young team that lost just four seniors and returns a large portion of its scoring from the winter. Head coach James Beckman has seen his team transform on and off the court since they […]