Chris Lawrence

Today July 7, 2015

Bill introduced to shore up miners’ pensions and health care

1974 UMWA Pension Plan in trouble unless changes are made.

Storms headed our way again

Northern counties face potential flooding, but all of the state could get another good soaking overnight.

Thursday July 2, 2015

Bear of a lifetime

The incredible story of Ravenswood resident John Mellinger's New Brunswick record book black bear

Wednesday July 1, 2015

Marsh and Fluharty crack bass pattern in difficult two days

Muddy Monongahela River and fickle weather over two days made conditions tough during the West Virginia Bass Federation Invitational Tournament

Monday June 29, 2015

New rules at Stonewall Jackson make for odd tournament twists

Normal mindset must change to fit new restrictions on bass at Stonewall Jackson for those fishing bass tournaments

Third anniversary of Derecho

The most destructive storm in the history of Appalachian Power history left more than 1.5 million without power for days.

State Police make changes to cover Nicholas County

Changes already made in preparation for deputy layoffs amid county budget cuts.

Sunday June 28, 2015

Casino ready for smoking ban

Northern Panhandle track to offer gaming in exclusive open-air smoking pavilion starting July 1.

Saturday June 27, 2015

Tornado cuts path of damage across W.Va.

Some called it a tornado, others a derecho, whatever it was it caused a lot of damage from Jackson County to the Greenbreir Valley

Friday June 26, 2015

Some providers applaud health care opinion

Two providers say subsidies insure care, but also payment for doctors

Thursday June 25, 2015

Repairs complete, service returning to water customers

Water flowing through West Virginia American lines again as air is bled out. Customers coming back on line under a boil water advisory.

Anglers ready for weekend bass tournament on Monongahela River

Eighth annual WVBF Invitational set for Morgantown this weekend

2nd leak disrupts West Virginia American Water service

Leak happened in same location only hours after repairs to the first major disruption occurred.

Wednesday June 24, 2015

Burgess soaking up All American win

Charleston angler wins co-angler side of tournament at Kentucky Lake to advance to Forest Wood Cup in August.

Virginia teen drowns saving friends

Teen jumped in at popular swimming hole when he noticed two girls having trouble making it in the deep, murky water.

Broken line leaves 25,000 without water

Eleven water distribution points were established after broken main line shuts down service to Kanawha and Putnam counties.

Tuesday June 23, 2015

Body of missing man recovered on Kanawha River

Christopher Thomas, 29, of Charleston had gone into the water to assist his girlfriend and a 12-year-old child.

Common Core, testing, 2016 election to be spotlighted at NEA gathering

West Virginia Education Association says some of the national problems are reflected here in the state, others are not.

Monday June 22, 2015

Search for missing man resumes

Man went under on Kanawha River while wading during a family outing Sunday.

Friday June 19, 2015

Morgantown shotgun team ready to compete

The Monongalia County 4-H shotgun team heads to Nebraska to shoot for a national title.

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