Chris Lawrence

Yesterday May 30, 2016

Manchin doesn’t waiver on support of Hillary

Manchin admits backing Clinton doesn't make sense politically, but it does make sense if he wants to help West Virginia with her as President

Saturday May 28, 2016

Memorial Day weekend sends many West Virginians to the water

The state Division of Natural Resources is offering reminders about how to stay safe.

Friday May 27, 2016

Senate appears ready to follow House lead on budget

Senate breaks for the long weekend with no action on budget bill

Thursday May 26, 2016

Excitement builds as Wheeling Nailers play for the title

"Team of Misfits" with third coach of the year finds itself on the verge of history

Mingo County sheriff reveals grim details of Hatfield murder

Sheriff says Hatfield ran for the woods after he was shot in the back

Bond denied for Mingo County murder suspect

Mingo County Sheriff James Smith,"Arriaga walked up behind Hatfield, shot twice, hitting him once in the back"

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Officials indicate strong interest in Sugar Grove site

General Services Administration to give private tours by appointment Thursday of Pendleton County property

Third person sought for questioning in Hatfield murder

Fort Gay man arrested on unrelated charges in Kentucky sought for questioning in murder of Ben Hatfield

Tuesday May 24, 2016

New conceal carry rules are now law

Those over 21 no longer need a conceal carry permit to pack a firearm under their clothing or in a purse in West Virginia.

Two arrests made in connection to Hatfield murder

Suspects identified as Anthony Arriaga, 20, arrested in Delphos, Ohio and Ricky Peterson arrested Tuesday.

Monday May 23, 2016

Vienna residents could be out of tap water for weeks

Installation of carbon filters underway, but it's a time consuming process.

Tobacco tax bill advances in House of Delegates

Delegates vote to exempt vaping from tax hike on tobacco products.

Cicadas emerge in a big portion of W.Va.

They look ominous, but cicadas pose no threat or harm, other than some limited tree limb damage.

Saturday May 21, 2016

Jackson Co. gobbler sets new record

Isolated gobbler had his defenses up, but Ross Mellinger still able to take him down.

Elkspedition underway

Update on two friends making a spring trek across the full expanse of West Virginia's Elk River.

K-9 officer forced to shoot pit bull in Martinsburg

Officer kills one dog to save his k-9 partner

Friday May 20, 2016

Both Jackson County High Schools holding commencement Friday night

Assistant Jackson County Superintendent Jim Mahan sees his twins, Jeana and J.J., graduate at Ripley High School.

UMWA learns erosion of benefits is accelerating

Decline in coal and corporate bankruptcies cut fund contributions by 2/3rds in the last year alone.

Wednesday May 18, 2016

Funding for redevelopment of coal communities explained

Coalfield community leaders learn what's expected in grant to draw down money earmarked for transition of Appalachian coalfield economy

Tuesday May 17, 2016

Longtime Putnam County superintendent to retire

Chuck Hatfield to retire after 43 years in the Putnam County school system

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