Rev. Lloyd Curtis Saville

Rev. Lloyd Curtis Saville, 96, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Friday, July 10, 2020, at his home. He was born February 25, 1924, in Slanesville, W.Va. He was preceded in death on December 13, 2019, by his wife Virginia Mae Saville. In addition to his wife he was preceded in death by two daughters, Valerie C. […]

Swimming hole secrets: Beat the heat the West Virginia way

Audra State Park

BUCKHANNON – The Mountain State might be known for its peaks, ridges and stunning vistas that dazzle even the most well-traveled hikers. However, carving their way through those iconic, ‘almost-heavenly’ hilltops are an abundance of sparkling streams, rippling rivers and clear, tranquil lakes that can lull you into a state of nature-induced relaxation like no […]

Capito receives update on Corridor H construction

Senator Shelley Moore Capito

KERENS, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), chairman of the Senate Environment and Public Works (EPW) Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure, today joined West Virginia Secretary of Transportation Byrd White, Deputy Secretary and Acting Commissioner of Highways Jimmy Wriston, and others in Kerens where she received an update on the Corridor H construction project. […]

A total of 94 new cases of COVID-19 reported in West Virginia on Tuesday

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced Tuesday that 94 new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in the Mountain State. “The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources reports as of 5 p.m., on July 14, 2020, there have been 213,894 total confirmatory laboratory results received for COVID-19, with 4,407 […]

Local eight-year-old squeezes lemonade out of 2020’s ‘lemons’

BUCKHANNON – Eight-year old Ella Whitehair and her family were excited for a vacation they had scheduled in 2020 – a cruise. However, when the COVID-19 pandemic hit early in the year, their vacation plans were interrupted for the late-June […]

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Former VA hospital nursing assistant admits to murdering seven veterans

Judge Gavel

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A former nursing assistant pled guilty today in federal court here to murder and assault charges in the deaths of eight veterans at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Clarksburg, West Virginia, U.S. Attorney Bill Powell announced. Reta Mays, 46, of Harrison County, West Virginia, pled guilty today to seven counts of […]

Manchin statement on charges announced in Clarksburg VAMC investigation

Sen Joe Manchin

Charleston, WV – Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement on the charges announced today in the Clarksburg Veterans Affairs Medical Center (VAMC) investigation. “My heart goes out to the families and loved ones who tragically lost a Veteran and have had to endure this injustice. While overdue, today justice is finally […]

WVU outlines employee expectations for safely returning to on-campus work


West Virginia University announced its Return to On-Campus Work Playbook for Faculty and Staff today (July 14). WVU Vice President of Talent and Culture Cris DeBord explained the guidelines in a letter to the campus community. Read the letter. Dear West Virginia University Campus Community:  West Virginia University is committed to the safety and well-being of our students, […]