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Bridgeport High wins contest on alcohol awareness

February 14, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Bridgeport High School has won the $5,000 first prize in a state-sponsored contest that discusses the dangers of drinking and driving and underage alcohol consumption. more »»

West Virginia historic preservation grants available

February 14, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Applications are available for historic preservation development grants through the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. more »»

Up to 9 inches of snow forecast in parts of West Virginia

February 14, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Forecasters say parts of West Virginia could see up to 9 inches of snow. more »»

Quilt exhibit on display at West Virginia Culture Center

February 14, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — An exhibit featuring 30 quilts dating to the 1950s are on display at an exhibit at the West Virginia Culture Center in Charleston. more »»

Professional baseball player transitions to law career

February 14, 2016

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — After working hard to further his baseball career to the minors of Major League Baseball, David DeMoss made a decision to switch gears and head to law schoo. more »»

Historic house in Weston also home to public library

February 14, 2016

WESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Jonathan M. Bennett House in Weston holds a lot of stories, but its own is not as obvious. more »»

2 killed in West Virginia house fire

February 13, 2016

FAYETTEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say two people were killed in an early-morning house fire in West Virginia.

The Register-Herald (bi. more »»

Beckley students perform in 'High School Musical'

February 13, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Bright and early on the morning of Feb. more »»

Travel MD offers in-home care for older patients

February 13, 2016

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — As sunlight streamed into Dorothy McGinnis' dining room window, Dr. Cindy Pinson slid the base of her stethoscope across McGinnis' back and listene. more »»

Reality tempers optimism in coal country after court ruling

February 13, 2016

MADISON, W.Va. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has delivered a commodity that is hard to come by in coal country: hope. more »»

Second suspect arrested in West Virginia shooting

February 13, 2016

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say a second suspect is in custody following a recent shooting near a Beckley bar that killed one person.

The Register-Herald (bit. more »»

West Virginia jail sued over response to water crisis

February 13, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A lawsuit claims some West Virginia inmates were so desperate for water they tried to drink from toilets during a water crisis.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail (bit. more »»

Man accused of killing ex-wife pleads not guilty to murder

February 12, 2016

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A Preston County man accused of fatally shooting a woman in Fairmont has pleaded not guilty. more »»

US rig count drops 30 this week to 541; Texas down 14

February 12, 2016

HOUSTON (AP) — Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 30 this week to 541. more »»

Lawmakers override veto, will repeal W.Va. prevailing wage

February 12, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is eliminating its prevailing wage for public construction projects. more »»

Lawmakers override veto, will make W.Va. right-to-work state

February 12, 2016

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia is set to become the 26th right-to-work state.

In House and Senate party-line votes Friday, lawmakers rebuked Thursday's veto by Democratic Gov. more »»

Dominion outlines new national forest route for pipeline

February 12, 2016

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Energy companies behind the Atlantic Coast Pipeline have carved a new proposed route through national forests in West Virginia and Virginia. more »»

Guide helps communities deal with dilapidated properties

February 12, 2016

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A clinic at the West Virginia University College of Law has published a free legal guide for dealing with dilapidated properties. more »»


WAR ROOM Movie Night at Finley February 28, 2016

Sunday, 2/28/16 WAR ROOM Movie Night Finley United Methodist Church, at 958 Lincoln Avenue in Steubenville, invites you to the WAR ROOM Movie Night. Sunday Evening, February 28th at 6:30pm. more »

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A quick memory for the Challenger

January 28, 2016 Time won't let me write much of a blog post about the Space Shuttle Challenger explosion, but here's the memories: It was my first anniversary at the Herald-Star. more »

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