Chris Lawrence

Sunday November 5, 2017

W.Va. National Guard and VFDs form swift water rescue team

Need for the team was realized in the 2016 flood when rescue plans were being drawn up in the mud on a darkened creek bank.

Saturday November 4, 2017

DNR looks to enhance native brook trout waters

Plan being crafted is the next step in the evolution of trout management after work to improve habitat and water quality for many years begins to pay dividends in West Virginia.

Friday November 3, 2017

McKinley reviewing tax reform proposal

Congressman wants folks to bare with him and understand the final proposal is a process and a long way from where they are now.

Tourism Commissioner believes Country Roads rights fee was a strong investment

Song already well associated with West Virginia will soon be integrated into all official promotions of the Mountain State.

Tuesday October 31, 2017

Longtime DNR fisheries chief retires

Brett Preston retires from his position as Assistant Chief of Fisheries for the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources

Church leaders hope gathering will start community healing in Nicholas County

Prayer vigil outside Memorial Stadium in Summersville calls on the people of both communities to begin working to rebuild relationships in the bitterly divided county.

Monday October 30, 2017

Officer recovering after off duty shooting

Officer was off duty when he and four friends came under fire, suspect is jailed on charges of attempted murder and malicious wounding.

New juvenile services leader excited about opportunity

William Marshall says troubled kids can be helped.

Friday October 27, 2017

Regulation change lifts time restrictions on coon hunting

New regulation lifts the restriction on killing coons during night hours only.

Criminal complaint says Toyota worker found with loaded magazine

Michael John Kroll charged with marking terroristic threats.

Tuesday October 24, 2017

Storm damage minimal in southeastern W.Va.

Clogged culverts and heavy downpours force streams out of banks--but are back down just as fast

Monday October 23, 2017

Applachian Power Company’s president says students with 2-year degrees doing well with his company

Chris Beam a guest Monday on MetroNews "Talkline."

Fugitive red stag creates a stir

West Virginia Department of Agriculture says the escape was reported within the required eight hour window and the stag eventually returned on his own, leading to the case being closed.

Saturday October 21, 2017

Study seeks to find feral hog impact on wild boar in W.Va.

So far the wild hogs have not been compromised, but there are fears that could change in the future.

Second suspect charged in Boone County killing

Woman accused for playing a part in mans death and robbery of his home in September

Major fire at Parkersburg warehouse

Blaze burns out of control for hours at warehouse in the Ames Plant complex

Wednesday October 18, 2017

Former Boone County school employees sentenced for embezzlment

Prosecutor says crimes were particularly insulting amid the county school board's layoffs and budget cutting measures with declining revenue.

Attorneys answer myriad of questions about water settlement

With $151 Million available, lawyer in class action suit believes there is plenty to make sure everybody is compensated for damages.

Tuesday October 17, 2017

PSC begins hearing evidence in case of proposed Brooke County power plant

Company president says they want to burn natural gas from close to plant site.

Monday October 16, 2017

Homer Hickam says the hurricane damage was severe

Author and W.Va. native visits his home in St. John following Hurricanes Irma and Maria

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