Car crash sends one person to the hospital
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) -According to the Harrison County 911 Center, there was a car crash around 6:19 a.m. Friday morning on Meadowbrook Road. According to officials, one driver was transported to the hospital by ground. No other information has been released at this time. Bridgeport Fire and EMS responded, and...
Highly Popular Recreational Destination for Locals and Tourists, Tygart Lakes Cruises, Closed for '24 Season
A highly popular local and tourist destination during the warm weather months in North Central West Virginia will not be open this year. According to a post on social media by way of their Facebook page, Tygart Lake Cruises and its Princess ship will not be going out for cruises this year. The post further stated that the future status of Tygart Lake Cruises is unknown.
$50,000 Powerball Prizes Awarded in Three West Virginia Towns
CHARLESTON, W.VA. – While the $563 million Mega Millions jackpot remains unclaimed, three lucky Powerball players in West Virginia are celebrating $50,000 wins from the latest drawing. The winning tickets…
Mannington daycare facing pressure after COVID-19 funding runs dry
Wonderland Childcare and Learning Center has been caring for many children in Mannington for around 30 years and saw a new owner take over at the beginning of February, However, in just the past week, the center has seen drastic changes.
Bridgeport PD asks public to help identify shoplifting suspect
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The Bridgeport Police Department is once again turning to the public to assist in helping an individual being sought in an ongoing investigation. Bridgeport Police Officer Robert Gregor is needing information on the individual shown in the photos with this story that are in reference to an ongoing shoplifting investigation that recently took place in the city.
Fairmont opens up applications for Facade Grant Program
FAIRMONT, WV (LOOTPRESS) – The City of Fairmont, through the use of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds, has developed a Façade Rehabilitation Grant Program (herein after referred to as the “Façade Grant”). The Façade Grant seeks to encourage private investment in the community by assisting property owners and business owners with repairs and improvements […]
Leadership from West Virginia University visit St. Joseph's Hospital
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WV News) — One of Upshur County's most prominent locations recently got the chance to showcase the skills and resources it has available to take care of people in the community. On Thursday, WVU President Gordon Gee, Vice President for Economic Innovation James Hoyer and Assistant Vice...
3 Shinnston students win ‘2024 Almost Heaven Governor’s Art Exhibition’
Three Shinnston students are among the winners of the "2024 Almost Heaven Governor's Art Exhibition," which has students from all across the state submit art based on a West Virginia-themed prompt.
City of Clarksburg approves $3.1 million to purchase new fire trucks
During a special session of the Clarksburg City Council Thursday night, members discussed and voted in favor of purchasing new fire equipment for the Clarksburg Fire Department, including three trucks.
Strong finish lifts Lincoln to 48-42 victory against Robert C. Byrd in sectional final
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — With six seniors on the roster, four of which comprise 80 percent of his team’s starting lineup, Lincoln boys basketball coach Jordan Toth likes to think the Cougars’ surplus of experience adds to their resiliency and grit. In Thursday’s Class AAA Region II, Section...
White House expands Veteran’s Benefits
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The White House is taking more steps to ensure America’s veterans have healthcare by expanding benefits to not only people who served overseas, but also served on active duty stateside. Veterans that were exposed to toxic chemicals either in warzones or domestically are now eligible...
Fairmont State holds 5th annual Falcon Day of Giving
The mood at Fairmont State University was festive on Thursday as organizations all across campus looked to raise money at the fifth annual Falcon Day of Giving.
Mild Start to March
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Despite cooler temperatures yesterday, temperatures warm back up towards 60 degrees leading to what will be a very mild weekend. This continues a trend of above-average temperatures we saw throughout most of February leading this year to be the 4th warmest February on record. We can expect some scattered showers tonight and continuing overnight. In the mountain counties with temperatures cooling down, we could see freezing rain and ice accumulation on the roads tonight. However, after that, temperatures continue to rise into the 70s by the start of next week. Michael Moranelli has the details in your First Alert Forecast.
Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library awarded for exemplary passport acceptance
Since 2018, the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library has processed around 700 passports and has recently received recognition for it.
Hope Gas donates $125,000 to Mountaineer Food Bank
Hope Gas Inc. has been in business for 125 years and decided to celebrate this milestone Thursday by presenting a check for $125,000 to Mountaineer Food Bank.
Fairmont Native Travis Blosser Nominated as City's 10th City Manager
Travis Blosser, a Fairmont native, has been nominated as the 10th City Manager by the Fairmont City Council, West Virginia. Blosser's career in municipal government began in 2013 as a Councilmember for Fairmont. He later held positions as Assistant City Manager and City Manager in Shinnston and Weirton, West Virginia. In 2018, he was appointed Deputy Executive Director of the West Virginia Municipal League, and promoted to Executive Director in 2019.
World War II veteran celebrates 100th birthday in Monongah
MONONGAH, W.Va (WDTV) - St. Barbara’s Nursing Home had a very special celebration Wednesday afternoon as a pillar of the community turned 100 years old. With his wife and children by his side, Pacific Theater veteran Asa Davison was honored by those who truly appreciate his sacrifice. “I feel...