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Weather service confirms tornado at Cheat Lake

Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 9:46 AM

MORGANTOWN — The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado tore through the Cheat Lake area June 23. The tornado touched down at Lakeside Marina and Crab Shack Caribba shortly before 8 p.m. Friday. Docks were da...

Van Voorhis work set to start

Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 10:05 AM

MORGANTOWN — Residents are unhappy with the condition of Van Voorhis Road, but work slated for July will improve part of the road.According to Carrie Jones, communication specialist for the West Virginia Department of Transportation (WVDOT)...

Hardy, Harrison win West Virginia pageant crowns

Posted: Jun 26 2017 - 12:06 AM

MORGANTOWN — Tears were shed, victories were had and crowns were passed at the Metropolitan Theatre on June 24 for the Back 2 Beautiful pageant in which Miss West Virginia and Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen for 2017 we...

Preston names 2017 Lady of Agriculture

Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 8:55 PM

KINGWOOD -- Preston County crowned its newest Lady of Agriculture on June 25. Erika Ritchey, 17, won the $1,000 scholarship and the crown. “The Lady of Agriculture shows the cream of the crop in agriculture in Preston Count...

ACCA hosts Young Birders Walk

Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 8:53 PM

MORGANTOWN -- Kids from around the area met at the West Virginia Botanic Garden for the second ever Young Birders’ Walk hosted by the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia (ACCA) on June 25. The West Virginia Young Birders Cl...

Man wants to open pet crematory in Arthurdale

Posted: Jun 25 2017 - 12:18 PM

ARTHURDALE — A Preston County man has submitted an application to the state to put a pet crematory on his property in Arthurdale.Permit applicant Zachary Lucas “Luke” Massey said he has worked about 10 years in the funeral business, inclu...