Two adults, baby rescued from vehicle swept away in high water Wednesday
CALHOUN COUNTY, W.Va. (WCHS) — Crews in Calhoun County rescued two adults and a baby from a car that was swept away in high water Wednesday. The incident happened along Route 33 near the Gilmer County line, according to the Arnoldsburg Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters said the occupants were...
3 school districts closing early due to high water
Several schools are closing early Wednesday amid active weather.
Lewis County Police, FBI charge man with terrorist threats
BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department said in a press release that a man named Michael Chad Jordan of Weston has been charged with making terrorist threats after an investigation. Shariff David Gosa was contacted by FBI Clarksburg Resident Agency about a tip at the Threat...
🚧 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.
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 […]
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.
FEMA disaster centers change hours of operation
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The hours of operation for state-federal disaster centers have changed in Boone, Calhoun, Clay, Harrison, and Kanawha. Beginning Feb. 29, 2024 the centers will be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday. The Boone County center is located at 38 John Slack Circle...
Woman out on bond after 1 person struck in ‘accidental shooting’ in Weston
A woman is out on bond after one person was struck during what troopers referred to as an "accidental shooting" in Weston on Sunday.
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 […]
Lewis County, February 28 High School 🏀 Game Notice
The Westside High School basketball team will have a game with Lewis County High School on February 28, 2024, 18:00:00 CST. ALWAYS WANTED TO DUNK LIKE A TOTAL BADASS, OR DEVELOP ROCK-SOLID WORK ETHIC....
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.
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...
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...
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...
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.
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....
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.
Stonewall Resort hosts Wedding Expo for brides to be
Officials at Stonewall Resort spent Sunday helping brides in north central West Virginia plan their happily ever afters.
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.