Latest Sports
Trinity Christian
With small roster numbers, Trinity football team laying a 'simple' foundation
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. On a drizzly Monday morning at Trinity, wet football helmets glistened as the Warriors began Week 2 of the three-week summer workout period, but even through the dreary conditions, something was clearly much different than practices at other schools.
June 17, 2019 - 1:27 pm
Football
Maryland athlete Okoli becomes second WVU commit of the weekend
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia's Father's Day weekend recruiting haul includes a commitment from Gaithersburg, Md.
June 16, 2019 - 8:02 pm
Football
West Virginia adds commitment from St. Louis pass-rusher Carr
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Though it isn't a formal case of quid pro quo, West Virginia received an appropriate exchange gift from the City of St.
June 16, 2019 - 4:16 pm
Men's Basketball
Column: Maybe Sagaba Konate didn't make the mistake we all think he did
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Sagaba Konates last official block at West Virginia came in the Sprint Center locker room deflecting away media members who wished to speak with him during the Big 12 tournament.
June 16, 2019 - 3:42 pm
Morgantown
Morgantown's Mark McCarty on stepping away from baseball: I was ready to go
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. When its time, its time.Thats the simple reason why Mark McCarty decided to step down as head coach of the Morgantown High baseball team after 20 seasons.
June 16, 2019 - 11:28 am
Football
Defensive line learning new tactics under Lesley
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  There will be many familiar faces along West Virginias defensive line this season, though they may be doing some unfamiliar things.
June 16, 2019 - 12:02 am
Government

Huge crowd turns out for F.A.I.R. annexation meeting

Morgantown City Manager Paul Brake has said he expects a contentious response as the city attempts to annex thousands of residents and hundreds of businesses.

Featured
House of Delegates takes up education reform bills
With red-shirted teachers packing thegalleries, hallways and meeting rooms, the House of Delegates convened Mondaymorning to take up education betterment.
June 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Latest News
Tech company offering $2K for referrals, but there's a catch
Call it head-hunting with a twist.Rather than use a traditional employment firm to help it fill job openings, Technologies of West Virginia, a Fairmont area technology firm that does work for various federal agencies, is asking the public for help.
June 17, 2019 - 10:24 pm
Latest News
Bad roads still plague Preston commission; DOH plans vague
The State Division of Highways doesnt communicate its plans, if it has them, and the roads still pose a hazard, Preston commissioners said Monday.
June 17, 2019 - 10:22 pm

Latest News
Cops and Courts
Kentucky suit accuses Justice, son of racketeering
Homeowners, rather than infrastructure, are officially becoming the priority of mitigation grants related to the devastating 2016 West Virginia flood.
June 16, 2019 - 6:32 pm
Latest News
Armed robber sentenced to prison
man who robbed three area businesses with a toy gun was sentenced to some very real prison time.
June 18, 2019 - 1:38 pm
Education
State School Building Authority hands out $6M for construction
The state School Building Authority handed out more than $6 million in funding Monday for a handful of school construction projects in West Virginia.
June 18, 2019 - 9:17 am
Latest News
Capito, Manchin place among most bipartisan in ranking
By Alex Thomas AThomas@WVMetroNews.com West Virginias two U.
June 18, 2019 - 9:15 am
Government
House moves yet another omnibus education bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. The House of Delegates is considering yet another version of an omnibus education bill.
June 17, 2019 - 10:15 pm
Education
Bus loop at Mountaineer Middle set for repairs
sinkhole ate my homework? Not if the Monongalia County Board of Education can help it.
June 16, 2019 - 6:28 pm
Latest Opinion
TDP Editorials
Osage building did not get like this in just a few months
If you think the roads are bad, you should see some of the buildings.
June 17, 2019 - 9:59 am
Columns/Opinion
Zero-waste artist uses found canvases, leftover paint to create original pieces
OK, by now you probably know some of my likes and dislikes.
June 18, 2019 - 9:20 am
Columns/Opinion
Expect mass shootings to only get worse
As bad as the pace and scope of the nations mass shootings have become, with death tallies sometimes counted in the dozens, chances are good that they are only going to get worse.
June 18, 2019 - 9:03 am
Columns/Opinion
Hatch Act to never be the same again?
On Thursday, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel a watchdog agency with no connection to Robert S.
June 18, 2019 - 8:58 am
Columns/Opinion
Big business has gone too far
In early 2017, Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick opened the legislative session by prioritizing a measure that would have required people in Texas to use the bathroom of their biological sex in public schools and state and local government facilities.
June 18, 2019 - 8:48 am
Columns/Opinion
A celebration of gifts and of giving back
Integrity. Encouragement. Confidence. Accountability.
June 18, 2019 - 8:42 am

News

Latest News
Red Cross launches Missing Types campaign to raise awareness of blood need
If you happen to notice letters missing from signs, social media pages and websites, the American Red Cross has done its job.
June 16, 2019 - 6:24 pm
Community
Mon Health Dept. offering free 'dunks' to help reduce risk of mosquito-borne illnesses
Like it or not, mosquitoes are part our natural environment.
June 16, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Education
WVEA pres on ed reform: 'It's deja vu all over again' from 2010
CHARLESTON, W.Va. Education reform legislation includes charter schools and controversial changes to hiring and firing teachers.
June 16, 2019 - 6:20 pm
Latest News
Russ Rogerson the right fit as new CEO of Morgantown Area Partnership
Russ Rogerson, the new president and of the Morgantown Area Partnership, is a big picture kind of guy.
June 16, 2019 - 6:07 pm
Education
Rhododendron Girls State participants meet after spending week at Davis & Elkins College
Dressed in white, the Monongalia County girls who participated in the 2019 Rhododendron Girls State (RGS) came together Saturday after their week long experience at Davis & Elkins College.
June 15, 2019 - 4:41 pm
Community
Patrons enjoy sunshine, arts during first Pride Arts Walk
perfect Friday evening in downtown Morgantown served as proof that you dont always need rain to enjoy a rainbow just like you dont need a gallery to appreciate art.
June 14, 2019 - 8:56 pm
Featured
Catholic voices petition gains signatures; state AG's lawsuit against diocese progresses
The Lay Catholic Voices for Change petition is gathering signatures by the hour.
June 14, 2019 - 6:43 pm

Sports

Men's Basketball
To Erik Martin and West Virginia players, it matters what's on their feet
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Erik Martins gathering of shoes began out of necessity, at first, when he was 15 years old and an up-and-coming high school basketball player in the suburbs of Los Angeles.
June 15, 2019 - 4:46 pm
Sports
High Point Raceway
Blake Baggett competes in the 450 race at High Point Raceway on Saturday.
June 15, 2019 - 6:27 pm
Local Sports
Morgantown Post 2 downs Beckley Post 32 11-1 in first game of doubleheader
ELKINS, W.Va. Morgantown Post 2 (6-1) started their morning on the warpath, downing Beckley Post 32 in a five-inning, 10-run victory in their first game of the day.
June 15, 2019 - 5:12 pm
Local Sports
Morgantown Post 2 upends Piqua Post 184 in five innings
ELKINS, W.Va. Morgantown Post 2 (5-1) dominated Piqua Post 184 (Ohio) for an 11-1 victory on Friday.
June 15, 2019 - 3:35 pm
Black Bears
Black Bears edged 5-4 in season opener
If life had gone a different way for Braxton Ashcraft, the towering right-hander would have likely made his Monongalia County Ballpark debut this season as a freshman pitcher for Baylor.
June 15, 2019 - 3:30 pm
Clay Battelle
Despite losing pivotal players, Clay-Battelle is in good shape for 2019
Clay-Battelles Nathan Swaniger proved how fast he is on the track during the spring, finishing in second place in both the 100- and 200-meter dashes at the state meet in mid-May.
June 15, 2019 - 3:21 pm
Local Sports
Morgantown native racer ‘living the dream’
MORRIS, Pa. Just livin the dream. Usually, that commentary on how someones day is going has sarcasm dripping from every syllable.
June 15, 2019 - 3:08 pm

Government

Government
Huge crowd turns out for F.A.I.R. annexation meeting
Morgantown City Manager Paul Brake has said he expects a contentious response as the city attempts to annex thousands of residents and hundreds of businesses.
June 17, 2019 - 10:22 pm
Government
House moves yet another omnibus education bill
CHARLESTON, W.Va. The House of Delegates is considering yet another version of an omnibus education bill.
June 17, 2019 - 10:15 pm
Featured
House of Delegates takes up education reform bills
With red-shirted teachers packing thegalleries, hallways and meeting rooms, the House of Delegates convened Mondaymorning to take up education betterment.
June 17, 2019 - 12:22 pm
Government
Morgantown sets dates for public meetings on annexation
If you're interested in Morgantowns plan to bring 3.
June 14, 2019 - 10:23 am
Government
Osage residents waiting for help with hazardous property
Were working on it. Lifelong Osage resident Dolly King said thats the typical response she receives whenever she asks the county whats being done about the building crumbling in the middle of her once bustling community.
June 13, 2019 - 5:48 pm
Government
Community group plans town hall on city's annexation plan
Concerned about what it considers to be a lack of information regarding the City of Morgantowns annexation plan, a group calling itself F.
June 12, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Government
Palmer: County's delinquent taxes down in 2018
MORGANTOWN. W.Va. Monongalia County Sheriff Perry Palmer and Chief Tax Deputy Kelly Palmer presented the 2018 delinquent tax list to the Monongalia County Commission on Wednesday, noting the list of names is 227 pages shorter than the 2017 document they turned in this time last year.
June 12, 2019 - 12:21 pm

Opinion

Columns/Opinion
Hypocrisy has lost all meaning in the age of Trump
There was a time when calling someone a hypocrite could stain their reputation.
June 18, 2019 - 8:35 am
Columns/Opinion
Honest Ads Act still in time
Our country is facing a national emergency. Not a single credible person in the federal government disputes the fact that foreign actors will continue to attack the infrastructure of our elections and interfere with how we choose our leaders.
June 18, 2019 - 8:29 am
Columns/Opinion
Raise for Congress shouldn’t be radioactive
Leonard Pitts is on vacation. his column will resume on July 8.
June 17, 2019 - 10:23 am
Columns/Opinion
Should we believe she’s even leaving?
Youll be forgiven if the first thought that crossed your mind at the news that Sarah Huckabee Sanders is quitting as President Donald Trumps press secretary was, Oh, does she still work there? Youll also be forgiven if the second thought was, good riddance.
June 17, 2019 - 10:18 am
Letters to the Editor
June 17 letters to the editor
Lot of gray areas around city and Blue Zone Morgantown and are considering spending money on The Blue Zone Project.
June 17, 2019 - 10:11 am
Columns/Opinion
Despite policies, renewable energy capacity exceeds coal’s
You probably didnt notice, but April marked a threshold for the nation.
June 17, 2019 - 9:59 am