Fairmont, WVWBOY

East Fairmont football wraps up summer camp on Thursday

FAIRMONT, W.Va. – The final summer workouts for some high school seniors took place on Thursday. The East Fairmont High School football team was one of those teams wrapping up their three-week practice period time before the real practices begin next week. It’s fairly easy to see the growth, physically,...
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Daisytown, PAObserver-Reporter

Daisytown woman charged with attempted homicide

DAISYTOWN – A West Pike Run Township woman is being held without bail at Washington County jail after her arrest for attempted homicide in a stabbing over the weekend. Brianna Leigh Payton, 22, of 58 Main St., Daisytown, was jailed following her arraignment Saturday before District Judge Gary Havelka, court records show.
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CBS Pittsburgh

After Pleas For His Release Fail, Terminally-Ill Washington County Man Dies Awaiting Trial

By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) — A terminally-ill Washington County man awaiting trial in prison has died. (Photo Credit: Provided) Dwayne Bruce was waiting for his trial at SCI Somerset in connection with allegations that he threatened three Verizon employees working on a cell tower near his home in Hanover Township in January 2020. Bruce was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer, and his family fought for him to spend his final weeks in hospice care. But pleas for his release failed. On Thursday, 24 hours after KDKA’s reporting on his story, Bruce died.
Monessen, PAObserver-Reporter

Monessen man charged in drug investigation

MONESSEN – A Monessen man was held without bond Friday following a search of his vehicle that produced fentanyl-laced heroin and crack. Aliziah Isiah Feliberty, 21, of 700 Delaware Ave., was initially arrested July 11 by Rostraver Township police following a pursuit that traveled into Monessen, court records show. Rostraver...
California, PAcaltimes.org

CAL U SOFTBALL: Natalie Wideman ‘ 14, Team Canada claim bronze medal at Tokyo Olympics

Former California University of Pennsylvania standout Natalie Wideman ’14 and Team Canada recently captured the bronze medal in softball at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Canada earned its first-ever softball medal in Tokyo after previously finishing as high as fourth at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, which was the last time the sport was sponsored at the Olympics. Canada posted a 3-2 record in the opening rounds before claiming a 3-2 victory against Mexico in the Bronze Medal Game. The only losses by Canada were 1-0 defeats to both Japan and USA, who faced each other in the Gold Medal Game.
Fairmont, WVTimes West Virginian

Senior Spotlight: East Fairmont Bees

The East Fairmont Bees' senior class is looking to leave their mark on the school in their final season. Nick Henthorn sat down with four Bees seniors to go back through their athletic careers to this point.
Morgantown, WVPosted by
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Monongalia County man sentenced for drug charge

CLARKSBURG, WEST VIRGINIA – Lance McClendon, of Morgantown, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 100 months of incarceration for a drug charges, Acting United States Attorney Randolph J. Bernard announced. McClendon, age 47, pleaded guilty in March 2021 to one count of “Possession with Intent to Distribute Methamphetamine.” McClendon admitted...
Addison, PAObserver-Reporter

Route 40 closure sinks summer sales at Yough Lake businesses

The closure of Route 40 near Yough Lake over the past month has sunk the summer sales numbers for marinas and boat stores that depend on visitors spending their weekends on the water. Yough Lake Marina near Addison and Caney Valley SS Marine in Henry Clay Township both have reported...
Mannington, WVWBOY

Mannington City Council upholds election results despite challenge

MANNINGTON, W.Va. — An official challenge was brought before Mannington’s City Council regarding the results of June 1st’s municipal election. In the end, the council voted to uphold the election’s results, keeping Tim Fluharty’s victory intact without a run-off. Luna’s concerns came from a claim that Fluharty’s wife, Heather, the...
Morgantown, WVbluegoldnews.com

Shane Lyons Details WVU Strengths

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University athletic director Shane Lyons made his first public statement on the state of the Big 12 after Texas and Oklahoma informed the conference they would not retain their media rights beyond 2025. Lyons’ press release seemed to indicate the Mountaineers would consider doing what was best for the school, the athletes, the students and the state of West Virginia.
Uniontown, PAheraldstandard.com

Betty J. Mesich Traficante

Betty J. Mesich Traficante, 89, of Tower Hill 2, passed away Friday, July 23, 2021, in Uniontown Hospital, with her loving family by her side. She was born September 11, 1931, in Edenborn, a daughter of Andrew and Julia Gulik Mesich. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in...
Donora, PAPosted by
Donora (PA) Weather Channel

Donora Daily Weather Forecast

Here’s the forecast for the next four days in Donora: Tuesday, July 27: Patchy fog then sunny during the day; while mostly clear overnight; Wednesday, July 28: Sunny during the day; while partly cloudy then slight chance of showers and thunderstorms overnight; Thursday, July 29: Showers and thunderstorms likely
Fairmont, WVWBOY

Woman charged after allegedly trying to burn down Fairmont apartment

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A woman has been charged after allegedly trying to burn down an apartment in Fairmont. On July 25, officers with the Fairmont Police Department learned of an incident that happened that day at an apartment on Cobrin Place where a woman set fire to curtains, according to a criminal complaint.