Latest Sports
Football
Former West Virginia safety Derrek Pitts enrolls at Marshall
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Two weeks after entering the transfer portal, former West Virginia defensive back Derrek Pitts has enrolled at Marshall.
June 19, 2019 - 4:26 pm
Sports
Study: WVU athletics generates more than $300 million annually for state
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. West Virginia University athletics meansbig money for Monongalia County and the state of West Virginia as a whole.
June 19, 2019 - 3:11 pm
Men's Basketball
Former West Virginia guard Teddy Allen dismissed from Wichita State
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. For the second time in three years, former West Virginia mens basketball forward Teddy Allen is leaving a school.
June 19, 2019 - 12:10 am
Trinity Christian
Seth Goins, Fletcher Hartsock will team up once again at Trinity
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. pair of old friends and teammates will rekindle their relationship on the court this year at Trinity.
June 19, 2019 - 12:08 am
Men's Basketball
Isaiah Cottrell looks forward to his second move to West Virginia
For much of his life, people have had to look up to Isaiah Cottrell.
June 18, 2019 - 5:43 pm
Football
West Virginia earns commitment from European cornerback Faverus
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. It's not unusual for international students to pick West Virginia to continue their education.
June 18, 2019 - 5:23 pm
Latest News

Osage residents seek commission's help with crumbling building

Wednesday morning lifelong Osage resident Dolly King woke up to see the crumbling building across from her house shed more of its parts, including another beam that now rests on phone and internet lines.

Education
OLLI members meet, talk present and future
Jascenna Haislet is passionate about learning. She said her parents believed in lifelong education.
June 19, 2019 - 7:42 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
Latest News
House of Delegates takes up education, money bills during long floor session
The House of Delegates assembled Wednesday morning the third day of this weeks resumption of the special session for a 12-plus hour floor session to handle a long list of education and appropriations bills, including 206, the omnibus, which generated nine hours of debate on amendments and the bill itself.
June 19, 2019 - 11:26 am
Government
Annexation sessions planned, MUB recommendation delayed
About 24 hours after an estimated 300 people packed a community meeting opposed to the City of Morgantowns annexation plan, a handful showed up to deliver the message personally during Tuesdays Morgantown City Council meeting.
June 18, 2019 - 10:42 pm
Community
Pop-Up Plaza aims to bring together community and creativity
Though a bit drizzly on Tuesday afternoon, community members and organizations still crowded into Monongalia County Courthouse Square for the first-ever Pop-Up Plaza.
June 18, 2019 - 5:24 pm
Featured
One education tax credit bill narrowly passes Finance; other one dies without a vote
The House Finance Committee spent just overtwo hours hashing over 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity EducationScholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossingover.
June 18, 2019 - 4:32 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 Opinion
TDP Editorials
Have you read the memo, yet? People are a priority, now
When did it start taking a policy memo to ensure people are the priority?In this case, homeowners, whose houses were devastated by the June 23, 2016 flood in West Virginia.
June 18, 2019 - 11:49 am
Columns/Opinion
Trump isn’t behind Iran’s belligerence
As President Trump mulls a comprehensive response to what he says was an Iranian attack on oil tankers in the Persian Gulf last week, his smarter critics are not questioning Irans likely culpability.
June 19, 2019 - 8:43 am
Columns/Opinion
Why should I still support Catholic Church?
By John A. Ralph The Baltimore Sun have become an angry Catholic.
June 19, 2019 - 8:39 am
Columns/Opinion
Not all budget deficits created equal
The U.S. budget deficit is now almost $740 billion, the Treasury Department reported last week, prompting a new round of familiar criticism of 2017s Tax Cut and Jobs Act: The laws huge tax cuts were irresponsible, as were Republicans sloppy and at times deliberately misleading assertions that the law would pay for itself.
June 19, 2019 - 8:34 am
Columns/Opinion
Children’s books offer life lessons
James Holzhauer recently took Jeopardy by storm, setting a single-game record of more than $131,000 won and taking home more than $2.
June 19, 2019 - 8:26 am
Columns/Opinion
Many Democrats glad to see Sanders on down slope
History will best remember Bernie Sanders for his role in helping elect Donald Trump.
June 19, 2019 - 8:19 am

News

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
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
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
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
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
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

Sports

Football
Bluefield standout Sean Martin commits to North Carolina over WVU
In a battle of the Browns, talented Bluefield High defensive end Sean Martin chose Mack over Neal.
June 17, 2019 - 10:25 pm
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

Latest News
House of Delegates takes up education, money bills during long floor session
The House of Delegates assembled Wednesday morning the third day of this weeks resumption of the special session for a 12-plus hour floor session to handle a long list of education and appropriations bills, including 206, the omnibus, which generated nine hours of debate on amendments and the bill itself.
June 19, 2019 - 11:26 am
Government
Annexation sessions planned, MUB recommendation delayed
About 24 hours after an estimated 300 people packed a community meeting opposed to the City of Morgantowns annexation plan, a handful showed up to deliver the message personally during Tuesdays Morgantown City Council meeting.
June 18, 2019 - 10:42 pm
Featured
One education tax credit bill narrowly passes Finance; other one dies without a vote
The House Finance Committee spent just overtwo hours hashing over 168, the so-called Equal Opportunity EducationScholarship program, and barely passed it, with two Republican members crossingover.
June 18, 2019 - 4:32 pm
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

Opinion

Letters to the Editor
June 19 letters to the editor
Thanks for attention to issues before Catholics Regarding your article in Saturdays newspaper under the headline: Many outraged by actions and non-actions of church leaders.
June 19, 2019 - 8:13 am
Aldona Bird
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