Two West Virginia men charged with federal firearms violations
ELKINS, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Two men have been charged with federal firearms violations in North Central West Virginia. Wesley Shane Haggerty, age 35, of Cabins, West Virginia, was indicted for unlawful possession of a firearm. According to court documents, Haggerty was previously convicted of multiple domestic violence, burglary, and drug charges, prohibiting him from having […]
Charlie Obaugh Auto Group Student Athlete of the Week: Dillon and Dusty Smith
HARRISONBURG, Va. (WHSV) - It’s not often you meet a pair of twins who excel both in their athletics and academics, but Pendleton County’s Dillon and Dusty Smith aren’t any normal brothers. Both brothers continue to excel in both areas, maintaining a 4.0 gpa while contributing in...
Town of Davis will not have water Sunday night
The Town of Davis will be shutting off all of its water the evening of Sunday, Feb. 25 so that crews can repair a major water leak.
How personal income has changed in Grant County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Grant County, West Virginia and how it compares to state and national levels.
Police attempting to identify two individuals
MOOREFIELD, WV (LOOTPRESS) – Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two individuals. The Moorefield Police Department is requesting assistance from the community in identifying the individuals pictured above. If you have any information please message the Moorefield Police Department Facebook page. You can also call the Moorefield Police Department at (304)-530-1777 or contact […]
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Davis as of 2024-02-24. 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 Saturday is $3.264, a week ago the price is $3.282 , according to AAA.
Missing Hampshire County man found at the scene of fatal car accident
ROMNEY, W.Va. A missing West Virginia man was found dead at the scene of a vehicle accident near Romney on Monday afternoon. Jason Shingleton, 26, of Purgitsville, was reported missing around 7:15 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 19. Shingleton was last seen in Romney around 2:30 a.m. on Feb. 18, and...
Small Lime Manufacturer Makes a Big Difference
From the overlook on U.S. Route 33, you wouldn’t know there is a limestone mine and processor hidden in the Germany Valley. The mine and processor operator, Greer Lime Company, is a proud small business and the largest employer in Pendleton County, West Virginia. Greer is an integral part of the community and considers itself a steward of the land and environment.
This is where you can find the best tamale in West Virginia, according to Yelp
MOOREFIELD, WV (WOWK) — Tamales are a very popular and delicious dish that can be found all around the world. Originating in Mesoamerica, tamales are now seen in most Mexican restaurants, which have had a massive spike in interest, according to Yelp’s State of the Restaurant Industry 2023 report.
Tygart Valley United Way celebrates $600,000 fundraiser campaign
The Tygart Valley United Way took time on Thursday to celebrate all that it had done during its campaign year which included raising more than $600,000 for the community that it serves.
🚧 Canopy Clearing Operations Underway along WV Routes 42 and 9
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways District 5 crews are hard at work conducting canopy clearing operations to enhance road safety for motorists. Focused efforts are currently taking place along WV 42 in Grant County and WV 9 in Morgan County. These operations involve the mechanical removal of tree canopies overhanging roadways, which aim to improve visibility for drivers and extend the sight distance on these routes. The clearing is a maintenance effort that provides clearer and safer travel pathways for vehicle operators. The WVDOH’s commitment to maintaining safe travel roads is evidenced through their ongoing #SeeingResults initiative.
Moorefield, February 19 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The East Hardy High School basketball team will have a game with Moorefield High School on February 19, 2024, 17:00:00 CST.
Petersburg fire destroys two buildings
PETERSBURG, Wv. (WHSV) - A fire broke out in Petersburg, West Virginia on February 13. The two buildings that were damaged were old apartments and a local pub. Danielle Raines, a waitress at Family Traditions, a restaurant located near where the fire happened said she knew something was off when it started to smell like smoke.
🚧 Road Maintenance Activities Underway in WVDOH District 8 Counties 🚧
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Charleston, West Virginia. The West Virginia Department of Highways (WVDOH) District 8 crews are currently engaged in various road maintenance activities across several counties. These counties include Pendleton, Pocahontas, Randolph, and Tucker, known for their challenging and mixed geography. In an effort to improve driving conditions for local residents and visitors alike, maintenance operations have been reported on multiple roadways. Workers have been actively pulling shoulders along CR 21/3 and performing canopy clearing on US 219 to ensure clearer visibility and safer driving lanes. Additionally, with winter conditions affecting roadway safety, the crew is also dedicated to clearing snow and ice on US 219 – a critical task for maintaining traffic flow and preventing accidents during this season. These ongoing maintenance efforts are part of WVDOH's commitment to road safety and infrastructure enhancement, ensuring that transportation within the district remains reliable and secure for all roadway users.
Tucker County supermarket reopening after fire
PARSONS, W.Va (WDTV) - The Shop’n Save in Parsons is reopening at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20th after catching fire nearly 2 weeks ago. The Parsons Volunteer Fire Dept. Chief says it appears the fire started from one of the produce refrigerators at the front of the store. Thankfully, sprinklers activated and nobody was injured.
Crews work to put out fire in Petersburg
PETERSBURG, W.Va. (WHSV) - A firefighter has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries after responding to a fire in Petersburg, West Virginia. Crews have been on the scene for more than five hours as they work to manage the fire that has impacted several buildings. Officials tell WHSV the buildings that were damaged were old apartments and a pub. One of the buildings will have to be torn down to get the flames out because it is not safe for firefighters to enter.
FIRST ALERT: Widespread snow tonight & tomorrow
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - Today will end the work week with cool, dry conditions. Then during the evening and overnight hours, widespread snow will push into our region. Find out the timing and impacts, as well as what next week will be like, here!. A First Alert Weather Day is...
WVDOH preparing for Friday and Saturday’s snow
Ahead of anticipated snow across much of West Virginia Friday night into Saturday, West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) crews are treating the roads.
Roads to Prosperity to replace low water crossing in Pendleton County
PENDLETON COUNTY, WV (LOOTPRESS) – A project to replace a low water crossing in Pendleton County with a new bridge is among 19 construction projects included in a bid letting conducted by the West Virginia Division of Highways (WVDOH) on Tuesday, February 13, 2024. The project will be paid for with bond funding through Gov. […]
Tug Valley goes down in battle at No. 1 Tucker County
PARSONS — Tug Valley and Tucker County met up in a clash of the two top ranked team in Class A on Saturday evening, and the No. 1 ranked Mountain Lions came away with a hard fought 56-50 win inside the TCHS Gymnasium. The game was a rematch of...