MORGANTOWN — A week or so ago, as Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban notched his seventh national championship by coaching The Tide to the title, we authored a tribute to this area as the cradle of championship coaches, noting that, as a group, coaching from West Virginia in general — and Nor…
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
NEW YORK — Coronavirus deaths are rising in nearly two-thirds of American states as a winter surge pushes the overall toll toward 400,000 amid warnings that a new, highly contagious variant is taking hold.
Tuesday, January 12, 2021
FAIRMONT — A longtime member of the West Virginia House of Delegates was administered the oath of office Monday to now serve in the West Virginia Senate.
MORGANTOWN — The insanity that was 2020 has now carried over into the 2021 part of the basketball season as the COVID-19 pandemic has forced West Virginia to slam on the brakes.
FAIRMONT — The Marion County Health Department continues to be overwhelmed with phone calls about its supply of the COVID-19 vaccine since the agency began getting shipments a few weeks ago.
Tuesday, January 05, 2021
FAIRMONT — Despite West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s order for public schools to begin attending school five days a week in-person with modified schedules Jan. 18, Marion County Schools will continue with its current model of a two day week for students in the blended learning model.
FAIRMONT — When an individual is having a heart attack, every second matters in getting them treated to ensure they will not only survive, but maintain a healthy heart after their trauma.
FAIRMONT — West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice responded to frustrations over a viral video of a New Year's Eve party at The Greenbrier, calling it "a political hit," and dismissed any double standards between the party and the current status of high school school sports, during his Monday press …
Monday, January 04, 2021
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — Derek Culver had 22 points and 19 rebounds to help No. 14 West Virginia come all the way back from 19 down in the second half to beat Oklahoma State 87-84 on Monday night.
Tuesday, December 29, 2020
FAIRMONT — As Fairmont Senior High’s Logan Zuchelli crossed the finish line in the final race of his high school cross country career, the magnitude of the moment aligned nearly perfectly with the scale of his four-year rise.
WHITE HALL — With many people still suffering the economic effects of the pandemic this year, the town coordinator in White Hall began looking for a way to lend a hand to the residents in need.
MORGANTOWN – West Virginia University senior defensive tackle Darius Stills and sophomore spear Tykee Smith were named to the Associated Press All-America First and Third Teams, respectively, as announced by the organization.
FAIRMONT — When family members accompany their loved ones to Morgantown for cancer treatment, the last thing they need to worry about is paying for an expensive hotel stay on top of paying for cancer therapy.
Tuesday, December 22, 2020
MORGANTOWN – Tonight's West Virginia-Kansas game is shaping up into one of the early blockbuster college basketball games of the 2020-21 season.
FAIRMONT — Marion County Judge David Janes administered the oath of office to Jimmy Riffle Monday allowing him to serve his second consecutive term of Marion County Sheriff.
FAIRMONT — The Marion County Board of Education voted unanimously Monday to continue the current education models into next semester, with the potential to have students in the blended learning model attend school four days a week if the number of COVID-19 cases in the state fall to a certai…
FAIRMONT — When the pandemic led to people losing their jobs throughout the country, several utility companies put their customers’ bills on pause.
Tuesday, December 15, 2020
FAIRMONT — The president of Pierpont Community and Technical College is heading back to his home state of Arkansas to take on the role as chancellor of Arkansas State University-Newport.
FAIRMONT — The Fairmont Fire Department responds to at least one fire caused by a Christmas tree or Christmas decorations almost every year.
MORGANTOWN — They say it was Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame baseball player-manager-philosopher, who originated the term "It ain't over til it's over" in sports.
Tuesday, December 08, 2020
MORGANTOWN — Every year now, when Oklahoma week arrives, you can’t help but think about the domination the Sooners have had over West Virginia since the Mountaineers joined the Big 12 in 2012.
FAIRMONT — For the second time this month, the Fairmont Senior High Field House will serve as the source of holiday cheer for area families.
Tuesday, December 01, 2020
FAIRMONT — In the lead up to Fairmont Senior’s fourth straight playoff showdown against Bluefield — a matchup that has come to be known as the Funk Bowl — Polar Bears head coach Nick Bartic said it was the type of game where legends are made.
MORGANTOWN — Talk about having the fate of your season in your own hands, if anyone has the fate of their season in their hands during the COVID-19 season.
Robert Merrifield, 78 of North Myrtle Beach, SC, formerly of Fairmont died Thursday, January 21, 2021 at his residence. A complete obituary will be in Wednesday's paper. Arrangements are under the care of Ross Funeral Home Fairmont.
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