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Monday October 14, 2019

Wesleyan president explains what’s next for $11 million gift

Estate of 1976 graduate Tom Albinson donates $11 Million to West Virginia Wesleyan earmarked for the school of business and the college radio station.

Saturday October 12, 2019

DNR restarts tiger trout production in state hatchery system

ROANOKE, W.Va. — There’s never been a lack of interest in West Virginia’s put and take trout program, but the man in charge of the...

Thursday October 10, 2019

Logan County leader believes they can weather the Blackhawk closures

County Commissioner Danny Godby says the downturn in coal is not nearly as impactful as the opioid epidemic

State forester explains reasons for lifting burning ban

Rainfall reduced the extreme fire danger, but normal fall burning rules remain in place.

Wednesday October 9, 2019

Fire marshal applauds those involved in fire prevention

Annual fire prevention week theme pays tribute to the many who work on fire prevention all year long.

Monday October 7, 2019

Rain is a welcome relief, but West Virginia needs a whole lot more

Parts of West Virginia got 1.5 to 2 inches of rain from Sunday into Monday....but much of the state is multiple inches short for the normal rainfall amounts.

Sunday October 6, 2019

D-Maps forms inter-agency fraud squad

Secretary Jeff Sandy says teams skill set will be valuable in evaluating bidders for state contracts and other background work.

Saturday October 5, 2019

Snakehead caught in Monongahela River in Pennsylvania

The invasive species is a voracious eater and fishery officials worry about the potential impact on the Ohio River drainage.

Thursday October 3, 2019

Greenbrier County teen will be part of clay shooting world record attempt

Makayla Scott will shoot in Kansas this month as part of an effort to break 10,000 clay birds in 12 hours, but how she got here is the most compelling story.

Wednesday October 2, 2019

Woody Williams celebrates 96

World War II Medal of Honor recipient remains spry and active in his 90's.

Monday September 30, 2019

Forestry director worries lack of rainfall could cultivate a forest fire disaster

West Virginia is way behind on rainfall and on the eve of the fall forest fire season, already 91 have burned more than 500 acres in the state. Officials worry that is about to take a sharp turn for the worse,.

Saturday September 28, 2019

Mast Plentiful in 2019 for West Virginia wildlife

Although oak mast is abundant statewide, the most preferred white oak was a near failure for this year.

Wednesday September 25, 2019

Lack of rain hasn’t impacted New River fishing

Larry Nibert of the West Virginia Experience says 100 fish days have been common over the course of the last six weeks for his fishing trips.

Tuesday September 24, 2019

Division of Forestry clarifies modifications to burning ban

Open fires allowed in National and State Park camping areas inside fire pits, but that is not the case for private campgrounds or back yards.

Monday September 23, 2019

Spurlock to come home to screen his latest work

West Virginia film maker goes back into the fast food word for another eye-opening glimpse of where your chicken sandwich originated.

Friday September 20, 2019

Pastor says Alex Miller left a large legacy on his community

The pastor who will preach Saturday's funeral of late Roane County football player says there is comfort in knowing he was a champion in all aspects of his life.

Thursday September 19, 2019

Celebrating hunting and fishing this weekend in West Virginia

The annual National Hunting and Fishing Days activities are this Saturday and Sunday at Stonewall Jackson Lake State Park.

Wednesday September 18, 2019

Roane County Coach tackling his most difficult coaching job this week

Coach Paul Burdette adds to the praise of late player Alex Miller, and works to lead his grief stricken team through the most difficult ordeal they will ever face.

Tuesday September 17, 2019

Tributes to late Roane County player go viral

Folks rock the Maroon and Silver from near and far to memorialize Roane County's Alex Miller and to let his family and community know they don't grieve alone.

Monday September 16, 2019

Roane County students return to school and try to move forward

Roane County students learn difficult lessons about life and loss this week.

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