Students vying to be the next Mountaineer Mascot will compete in cheer-off

Four students who are eager to represent West Virginia University and their home state as the next Mountaineer Mascot will compete in a cheer-off during the men’s basketball game vs. Oklahoma at 4 p.m. Saturday (Feb. 29) in the WVU Coliseum. Selected by a committee of faculty, staff and students based on an essay and […]

Rock Cave man arrested Sunday for allegedly fleeing in vehicle, on foot

ROCK CAVE – A Rock Cave man was arrested early Sunday morning after allegedly fleeing from police in a vehicle, crashing that vehicle near the Salem Ridge Road and then running away on foot. Richard Ferrant, 34, was arrested for […]

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Diane Lynn Pringle

Obituary Diane Pringle

Diane Lynn Pringle, 65, of French Creek, passed away peacefully surrounded by loving family and under the compassionate care of WV Hospice on Saturday, February 22, 2020, in the comfort of her daughter’s home in Tallmansville. She was born in Olean, N.Y. on March 9, 1954, a daughter of the late Herbert Duane Cox Sr. […]

VEX IQ Challenge to Draw Tech-Savvy Students to AB for Robotics Competition

Alderson Broaddus Unversity

Twenty-three teams of elementary- and middle-school students from Barbour, Berkeley, Brooke, Monongalia, and Nicholas counties will be competing in the VEX IQ Challenge robotics competition Saturday, February 22 at Alderson Broaddus University. Presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, the VEX IQ Challenge provides elementary and middle school students with exciting, open-ended robotics, and […]

GSC Criminal Justice Professor Featured on Law and Crime Network

Glenville, WV – Glenville State College Department of Social Sciences and Criminal Justice Chair and Assistant Professor Dr. Ken Lang has been chosen to appear on the Law and Crime Network’s “The Morning Docket.” The show, hosted by New York attorney Jesse Weber, is a regular series on the Law and Crime Network and features […]

Linda Kay Depoy

Obituary Linda Depoy

Linda Kay Depoy, 64, of Buckhannon, died on Friday, February 21, 2020, at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital following a brief illness.  She was born in Barnsville, Ohio on December 21, 1955, a daughter of the late Ronald and Martha Weber Johnson.  On February 5, 1977, she was united in marriage to Carl Depoy, who survives. In […]

West Virginia-born NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson dies at age 101

Katherine Johnson, the trailblazing NASA mathematician whose life was chronicled in the 2016 Best Picture nominated film Hidden Figures, passed away Monday at age 101. “NASA is deeply saddened by the loss of a leader from our pioneering days, and we send our deepest condolences to the family of Katherine Johnson,” NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine […]