Latest Sports
Local Sports
Turnovers costly, but Preston hangs tough in 28-18 loss to Robert C. Byrd
KINGWOOD, W.Va. On Friday night at Knights Stadium, the weather outside was warm and a little muggy definitely not frightful yet the Knights seemed to be in the Christmas spirit early against Class No.
September 21, 2019 - 12:02 am
Local Sports
University picks up second loss at hands of Wheeling Park air-raid offense
WHEELING, W.Va. While much fuss was made about the Area 51 raid scheduled for Friday, there was yet another raid this one on Wheeling Island that caused more havoc than pranksters in Nevada could have Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 11:49 pm
Clay Battelle
Fourth-down stop leads Clay-Battelle past Valley-Wetzel in OT
Clay-Battelle running back Sean Hays rushes for one of his three touchdowns against Valley Wetzel on Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 11:31 pm
Local Sports
PREP ROUNDUP: University girls shutout Weir 7-0 to close out OVAC regular season
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Six different Hawks found the back of the net, as the Hawks (7-2-1) defeated Weir (5-5-1) 7-0 in the teams' final game of the regular season.
September 20, 2019 - 8:32 pm
Football
Column: Kansas backfield should be feared if you're West Virginia
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. Kansas has long been the game on the Big 12 slate that was easy to ignore.
September 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Football
Young Jordan Jefferson moving on up, getting reps at nose tackle for West Virginia
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. When eyes were first laid on West Virginia defensive lineman Jordan Jefferson as he arrived on campus this year, you would be hard pressed to believe he was a freshman.
September 20, 2019 - 3:00 pm
Cops and Courts

Police: Inmate steals, crashes ambulance at Chateau Royale Apartments

Police have identified an inmate who stole an ambulance from J.

Government
ClearFiber, Morgantown end lawsuit with settlement agreement
The city of Morgantown and Networks LLC, doing business as ClearFiber, have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed on June 4 by the fiber optic Internet service provider.
September 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Latest News
MFD accepting applications for firefighter positions
The Morgantown Fire Department is taking applications for entry-level firefighters.
September 15, 2019 - 9:04 pm
Cops and Courts
Man arrested after 30-minute chase, police say
Morgantown man on a stolen motorcycle is under arrest after leading a Monongalia County Sheriffs Deputy on a 3- minute chase into Preston County and back, according to police.
September 17, 2019 - 5:01 pm

Latest News
Government
Business owners fear future hangs on city's parking decision
After nearly two years of back and forth with the city on a variety of issues, Chris Yeager said he lives with the nagging worry that hes going to lose his business Appalachian Cannabis Co.
September 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
WVU News
WVU students host ‘Climate Solutions Fair’
While large marches through the streets of major cities caught global attention, Morgantown took its own approach to the global, youth-led climate strike on Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 9:02 pm
Latest News
Morgantown Marathon returns Sunday
As the old Saturday Night Live sketch with Will Ferrell and Christopher Walken decreed, there are times in life when youve just gotta have more cowbell.
September 20, 2019 - 8:00 pm
WVU News
WVU Campus Club to hold Fall Welcome Coffee
Campus Club will hold its annual Fall Welcome Coffee from 10 a.
September 20, 2019 - 6:49 pm
Cops and Courts
Arraignments include Morgantown Motel robbery, Sheetz parking lot attack
Twenty-three defendants in cases assigned to Judge Debra Scudiere following their indictments by the September 2019 term of the Monongalia County grand jury appeared in court pleaded not guilty on Thursday.
September 20, 2019 - 6:47 pm
Latest News
W.Va. jobless rate drops to 4.6%
West Virginias seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 4.
September 20, 2019 - 10:37 am
Latest Opinion
Football
Column: Kansas backfield should be feared if you're West Virginia
COMMENTARYMORGANTOWN, W.Va. Kansas has long been the game on the Big 12 slate that was easy to ignore.
September 20, 2019 - 6:00 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Another challenge in our state that weighs us down
This column is not about fat shaming, but rather an acknowledgment of this fact: West Virginians are too heavy.
September 20, 2019 - 8:12 am
Columns/Opinion
A music born out of hard times
Ive spent the past couple of years working on a new album on my experiences over the last 62 years, from childhood to the trials of adult life in marriage and parenthood.
September 20, 2019 - 8:05 am
TDP Editorials
We got more than a win, we finally got back our team spirit
We would like to claim WVUs lopsided-win over the Wolfpack last week didnt surprise us.
September 19, 2019 - 9:41 am
Columns/Opinion
The crackers and frackers could hold keys to 2020
MONACA, Pa.All Darrin Kelly wanted for the energy workers in Western Pennsylvania was that the Democratic presidential hopefuls would talk to them before going to war against shale.
September 19, 2019 - 7:55 am
Letters to the Editor
Sept. 19 letters to the editor
Reader put off by recent cartoon in newspaperI, like most people claim to have a pretty wide sense of humor.
September 19, 2019 - 7:53 am

News

Cops and Courts
Police say Preston man charged after trying to pick up package containing drugs
Masontown man is charged with three counts of possession of a controlled substance after police say hetried to pickupa package containing drugs.
September 19, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Cops and Courts
Judge Scudiere kicks off election campaign
Judge Debra Scudiere used to start her talks by telling her follow attorneys how much she loved being a lawyer.
September 19, 2019 - 10:33 pm
Cops and Courts
Man arrested for fleeing scene of accident
man police say ran away after he was involved in a vehiclecollision that sent two juvenile boys to the hospital has been charged by theWest Virginia State Police.
September 19, 2019 - 1:17 pm
Cops and Courts
Terra Alta man accused of child abuse completes deferred adjudication
Terra Alta man charged with two counts of child abuse and possession was released under a deferred adjudication Tuesday.
September 19, 2019 - 10:12 am
Government
County to review subdivision regulations
An issue that has veered in and out of the pubic eye since the late 1960s is about to make a return.
September 18, 2019 - 11:23 pm
Latest News
Ex-firefighter accused of embezzlement
grandmother indicted for leaving her grandson alone, who then got into her medicine, and a former volunteer firefighter accused of stealing from his department while acting as its treasurer were among the 24 people to plead not guilty on Wednesday.
September 18, 2019 - 11:21 pm
Education
Delegate Hansen to host climate change video conference for students from Capitol
Delegate Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, will be conducting a video conference for students on the topic climate change from 10:30-11:15 a.
September 18, 2019 - 6:14 pm

Sports

Local Sports
Morgantown locks down rivalry showdown, edges University 1-0
MORGANTOWN, W.Va.  Heading into Thursdays rivalry matchup against University (8-2), coach Sam Snyder knew his Mohigans (8-3) had to out-possess the Hawks and do well on the transition.
September 20, 2019 - 2:00 pm
Football
Finally healthy, Shea Campbell ready to contribute at ‘Mike’
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. year ago, former Morgantown High standout Shea Campbell went from walk-on to starting linebacker for West Virginia.
September 20, 2019 - 12:00 pm
University
University volleyball team beats John Marshall in 3 sets
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. University High's volleyball team defeated John Marshall in three sets by scores of 28-26, 25-13 and 25-18.
September 20, 2019 - 12:20 am
Morgantown
Morgantown girls' soccer team routs John Marshall 9-0
Morgantown's Anna Iquinto protects the ball from Brooke's Brianna Ferguson on Thursday.
September 20, 2019 - 12:17 am
WVU Sports
WVU women's soccer team gets ready for Fairleigh Dickinson
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. The West Virginia womens soccer team begins a three-game homestand with a matchup against Fairleigh Dickinson at 7 p.
September 20, 2019 - 12:14 am
WVU Sports
WVU volleyball team to host Duquesne, Eastern Kentucky, Navy at Coliseum
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Following three consecutive weeks on the road, the West Virginia volleyball team returns to the Coliseum this weekend to wrap up the bulk of its nonconference schedule, as the squad plays host to Duquesne, Eastern Kentucky and Navy in the 2019 Mountaineer Invitational today and Saturday.
September 20, 2019 - 12:12 am
Clay Battelle
Clay-Battelle football team gets ready to face Valley (Wetzel)
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. If the old adage practice makes perfect is true, then the Clay-Battelle High football team should have a leg up on its opponent Friday.
September 20, 2019 - 12:10 am

Government

Government
ClearFiber, Morgantown end lawsuit with settlement agreement
The city of Morgantown and Networks LLC, doing business as ClearFiber, have reached a settlement in the lawsuit filed on June 4 by the fiber optic Internet service provider.
September 19, 2019 - 6:37 pm
Government
Business owners fear future hangs on city's parking decision
After nearly two years of back and forth with the city on a variety of issues, Chris Yeager said he lives with the nagging worry that hes going to lose his business Appalachian Cannabis Co.
September 19, 2019 - 5:55 pm
Government
County to review subdivision regulations
An issue that has veered in and out of the pubic eye since the late 1960s is about to make a return.
September 18, 2019 - 11:23 pm
Education
Delegate Hansen to host climate change video conference for students from Capitol
Delegate Evan Hansen, D-Monongalia, will be conducting a video conference for students on the topic climate change from 10:30-11:15 a.
September 18, 2019 - 6:14 pm
Government
Preston Commissioners hear of need for drug, mental health services for residents
Addiction recovery options for Prestonians are limited, but work is being done to expand them, Preston County Commissioners learned Monday.
September 18, 2019 - 10:49 am
Government
Business owners ask city for help in addressing issues downtown
handful of downtown business owners are asking the city for help in dealing with what they see as an epidemic of homelessness, loitering, substance abuse and criminal behavior in the citys business district.
September 17, 2019 - 11:19 pm
Government
Preston gets $65,000 grant to buy "extreme terrain" rescue vehicle
Neither snow, nor brush nor high water will be as great obstacles to Preston emergency services, once the county receives its MuddTrax.
September 17, 2019 - 1:42 pm

Opinion

TDP Editorials
How you conduct yourself at games and in life counts
Listen up! Roane County High Schools football coachs message to his team applies to all of us.
September 18, 2019 - 10:18 am
Columns/Opinion
Something’s a little off about Elizabeth Warren
Ed Rendell recently whacked Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
September 18, 2019 - 8:13 am
Letters to the Editor
Sept. 18 letters to the editor
most deserved honorfor great, No. 44It was a wonderful honor for Jerry West to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom and great to hear what West Virginians like myself are very familiar with Jerome Alan Wests story of building great triumph from the tragedy of incredible poverty in his early years in Chelyan.
September 18, 2019 - 8:12 am
TDP Editorials
There’s good reason to think River Road poses potential risk
You could say a risk runs through it.That is, River Road (Monongalia County Route 45), which for more than a decade has been the source of many costly repairs and as many major failures.
September 17, 2019 - 9:40 am
Aldona Bird
Shaking up interest in rattlesnakes
Gold and blue, cardinals, rhododendrons and black bears are some of what we associate with our state.
September 16, 2019 - 7:48 pm