Biggest Homecoming in years slated for Oct. 26 at Marshall University

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University is excited to welcome thousands of alumni, family and friends back to the Huntington campus for one of the largest Homecoming celebrations in Marshall history beginning Monday, Oct. 21, and culminating with the crowning of royalty at halftime during the football game against Western Kentucky University (WKU) set for 2:30 p.m. […]

Capito introduces legislation to support victims of identify theft

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), and Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) today introduced the Identity Theft Victims Protection Act to support victims of identity theft and help them recover quicker. This legislation will hold identity thieves accountable by adding the fraudulent […]

Roscoe Stanley “Rocky” Peck

Obituary Rocky Peck

Roscoe Stanley “Rocky” Peck, 88, of Rock Cave, died Friday, October 18, 2019, at his home.  He was born on February 19, 1931, in Goshen, W.Va., a son of the late Tillman and Dolly Sines Peck.  On January 20, 1958, he was united in marriage to Samanna Hamner Peck, who survives.  Also surviving are two […]

Manchin, FCC Commissioner Rosenworcel visit Romney and Weston to discuss rural broadband access

Sen Joe Manchin

Washington D.C. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel today hosted town halls on broadband connectivity in Romney and with Lewis County High School students and community leaders, and a roundtable at the Stonewell Jackson Hospital in Weston. The town halls and roundtables gave Senator Manchin and Commissioner […]

Pedal pushers: BAES is first school in W.Va. to institute elementary bike-riding program

BUCKHANNON – Very soon, students at Buckhannon Academy Elementary School will be wheeling around, thanks the folks at the Strider Education Foundation. BAES physical education instructors Dan Hepler and Dustin Carlyle said they wrote a grant and received both balance […]

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New WVU program aims to serve people with intellectual and developmental disabilities

High school graduates with intellectual and developmental disabilities will soon be joining West Virginia University’s campus through a new program developed to prepare them for independence that will provide improved academic, social engagement and real-world work experiences. Students ages 18-23 who are enrolled in the program — tentatively named The Country Roads Program—will live in […]