3 school districts closing early due to high water
Several schools are closing early Wednesday amid active weather.
Pioneer Shooting Club at Glenville State University Donates $1000 to First Baptist Church Cancer Fund
GLENVILLE, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The Pioneer Shooting Club at Glenville State University proudly announced today their donation of $1000 to the First Baptist Church Cancer Fund in Glenville. This generous contribution stems from the proceeds raised during last Fall’s Breast Cancer Awareness Art Auction hosted by the club. Breast Cancer Awareness has been a cause […]
Calhoun County Young Writers Contest winners announced
CALHOUN COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Since 1984, the West Virginia Young Writers Contest has been a platform for celebrating student creativity and expression across the state. According to Calhoun County Schools, a total of 14 stories were submitted to the Calhoun County Young Writers Contest, across six divisions. “Special thanks to our judges who loved all the […]
Thunderstorms with gusty winds Wednesday – here’s what to expect
A line of thunderstorms will push through the region Wednesday. Some of those storms could produce gusty wind and locally heavy rainfall. Chief Meteorologist Joe Fitzwater has the latest on what to expect in your area in tonight's forecast.
🚧 Road Safety Restoration on Interstate 79 in Braxton County
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 7 heavy maintenance crews have recently conducted essential maintenance along Interstate 79 in Braxton County. This activity involved the removal of ditch line obstacles, including rocks and trees, which is crucial to re-establish the ditch flow line. The intention of this maintenance work is to restore the road to a safe condition for public use. Through these efforts, the WVDOH is committed to ensuring that the necessary infrastructure is maintained, thus promoting better safety for drivers traveling through the area. These kinds of maintenance operations are part of ongoing efforts to enhance road conditions and #SeeingResults is symbolic of the progress and tangible outcomes being witnessed by the community.
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Grantsville as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Huntington St. Joseph’s clinches state tournament berth with 54-34 win over Tolsia
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Huntington St. Joseph’s scored the first 11 points in their Class A Region IV co-final Tuesday at Spring Valley High School and never looked back. The Irish defeated Tolsia, 54-34 to secure a spot in next week’s state tournament. The Irish (19-5) have earned...
Monument near Summersville, West Virginia, recalls beloved nanny goat
SUMMERSVILLE, W.Va. — A monument raised in memory of an escaped nanny goat is attracting the attention of motorists on US-19 in central West Virginia. The roadside curiosity stands along the four-lane expressway that crosses Powell Mountain, the second-highest summit the highway traverses between Florida and Pennsylvania. Anonymous benefactors...
Bailey Incarcerated for Failing Drug Screen
Donna Lynn Bailey, age 47, was incarcerated on February 26th, 2024 following a bond revocation for failing a random drug screen. She will return to court on March 5th, 2024 at 8:30 a.m.
Glenville State Boxing Team Triumphs at Boxing in the Burg Event in Clarksburg
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - The Glenville State Boxing team secured two victories at last night's (Feb. 24) Boxing in the Burg event in Clarksburg. Justin Sodergren kicked the night off fighting Thomas Sheppard of One More Boxing Club. Sodergren was in the fight through every round but it would be Sheppard who came out victorious. Payton Packer fought in bout #16, defeating Sal Cantero of Steve Cross Boxing in a tough split decision. Aaron O'Connor won his co-main event bout, beating undefeated Boaz Nishimwe out of Lexington, Kentucky. Overall, it was a successful night for Head Coach Duane Chapman and his...
High Water Rescue by Arnoldsburg VFD
Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched by Calhoun Control at approximately 5 p.m. near the Gilmer County line on Route 33/119 near Bear Fork for a water rescue. The Department volunteers were able to rescue 2 adults and a baby from a car that had been swept away in the flood water.
Trent Taylor signs with Glenville State for baseball
VINCENT, Ohio (WTAP) - Warren senior Trent Taylor will head down to Glenville to continue his baseball career at the Division II level. Trent signed with Glenville State University at a ceremony on Wednesday with friends, family, coaches, and teammates in attendance. During his baseball career at Warren, Trent has...
Neal's four-straight birdies, 2-under final round propels USCB into second at Oldfield
BLUFFTON -- McLain Neal went on a run where she birdied four straight holes and then capped her stellar week with a birdie on the par-5 18th giving USCB women's golf a one stroke advantage over Glenville State to finish second overall with a score of +65 for the week at the Oldfield Intercollegiate.
Mobile disaster recovery center opens in Clay County
Clay, W.Va. (WCHS) — A state-federal mobile disaster recovery center is now open in Clay to assist West Virginia residents affected by flooding in August 2023. The recovery center offers help with disaster assistance, uploading documents and getting questions answered about federal disaster assistance. Experts from the U.S. Small...
Frostburg State Defeats Glenville State in Acrobatics & Tumbling with a Score of 265.910-255.390
FROSTBURG, Md. - The Glenville State Acrobatics & Tumbling team fell to the MEC preseason favorite Frostburg State earlier today in Maryland, losing 265.910-255.390. It was especially tight after the first event of the meet, the Compulsory Event, as the Bobcats scored a 37.500 and the Pioneers 37.100. The Acro Event (28.350 FSU – 27.300 GSU) and the Pyramid Event (29.150 FSU – 28.600 GSU) allowed Frostburg State to hold onto an advantage of 95.000 to 93.000 at the end of the first half. After the half, FSU finished the Toss Event at 28.950 while the Pioneers finished at 27.400....
Arrest Made in Calhoun in Case of Missing Clay County Juvenile
On Saturday February 24th, 2024, at approximately midnight, Trooper C. Lane of the WVSP Clay County Detachment received information that a runaway juvenile, 15 years of age, out of Clay County was being concealed at the address of 25642 S. Calhoun Hwy, Chloe, WV, Calhoun County. On the same date,...
Steady climb has led Doddridge County to a 15-win regular season
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Doddridge County boys basketball head coach Paul Burnside stepped onto the court at Glenville State University’s Waco Center on February 17 to lead his Bulldogs in the Little Kanawha Conference Night of Champions. Four teams qualified for the event by finishing in the top two in their respective divisions.
Mid-Ohio Valley Foundations – Health: Minnie Hamilton system continues evolving to serve Calhoun, Gilmer counties
GRANTSVILLE — Renovation and new construction activities have been on tap for the Minnie Hamilton Health System as it continues to provide essential medical care for residents of Calhoun and Gilmer counties in central West Virginia. The health system opened a new clinic in Arnoldsburg in September 2022 in...
Highschool Basketball | 26 February Mountain View Christian Academy Girls Game Notice
The Mountain View Christian Academy Girls Basketball team will have a Non-conference game with New Life Christian Academy(Summersville, WV) on 26 February, 2024, 6:30 PM. Mountain View Christian AcademyNew Life Christian Academy.