The Teacher of the Year will be named Sept. 18 during a ceremony at the Clay Center in Charleston.
The 26 warrants come after several weeks of investigation into drug trafficking crimes.
Officers saw the man, 43-year-old Jeremy Bennett, of Muddlety, in traffic, causing drivers to swerve around him.
Monroe County Sheriff Sean Crosier cited family obligations in a letter to the Monroe County Commission.
Other planned speakers include West Virginia University President Gordon Gee, Marshall University President Jerome Gilbert, U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito.
WVU's Fall semester begins Wednesday.
Wet roads caused Virginia teen to lose control and cross center line in Greenbrier County
Representatives of the West Virginia Office of Mine Health Safety and Training were at the site later Monday afternoon.
Governor: A request for a Federal Disaster Declaration has been submitted.
It happened at around 1 a.m. Saturday at a home on Cadle Run Road.
Alcohol believed to be a factor.
One female is dead following a structure fire in the East View area of Clarksburg Sunday night.
Police say bike went under vehicle.
Thomas Michael Desmond and Timothy Patrick Desmond of Hagerstown, Maryland, were originally stopped for a speeding violation.
The fire happened at RJ Recycling around noon Saturday.
The crash happened Saturday at the intersection of Washington and Hal Greer boulevards in Huntington.
Airman Tech Sgt. David Board died in Kuwait earlier this month.
The show will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 15.
Karen Cole was first woman elected to that post in Cabell County.
No charges have been filed at this time.