Latest Sports
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
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
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.

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
Community
Mon County kids participate in summer activities at 4-H camp
Down a country road of its namesake, Monongalia County kids come together each summer for 4-camp at Camp Muffly.
June 12, 2019 - 12:22 am
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

Latest News
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
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
Featured
Alleged sex abuse and greed: 3 Catholic voices address the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
They call themselves Lay Catholic Voices for Change and one of the words they use to describe their reaction to the unfolding sex abuse and financial mismanagement scandals in the Diocese of Wheeling Charleston is outrage.
June 14, 2019 - 6:36 pm
Cops and Courts
Drag performer calls off investigation as police look into alleged victim's story
The Morgantown Police Department is actively following up on several inconsistencies surrounding an alleged attack that took place on the Pleasant Street Bridge in the early morning hours of May 27.
June 13, 2019 - 2:12 pm
Featured
Lay Catholic group sends letter to Archbishop calling for change after Wheeling-Charleston Diocese scandals
group called Lay Catholic Voices for Changehas submitted a letter to the Rev.
June 13, 2019 - 1:53 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
Latest Opinion
TDP Editorials
Paying child support part of equation for being a good father
We considered waiting until Fathers Day to share these thoughts.
June 14, 2019 - 9:46 am
Hoppy Kercheval
A good time for Justice to play his ‘Trump’ card
Gov. Jim Justice is suffering from a lot of slings and arrows right now.
June 14, 2019 - 9:30 am
Columns/Opinion
Build bridges to employment
Just over a month ago, leaders from the Democratic Party made the trip to the White House to discuss a possible trillion-dollar infrastructure bill aimed at repairing the nations roads and highways, outdated electrical power lines and grids, water systems, and complex and malfunctioning public transit systems.
June 14, 2019 - 9:27 am
TDP Editorials
Intersection poses threat of a serious accident by design
and comment on plans for redesigning this intersection, go online at: plantogether.
June 13, 2019 - 9:28 am
Columns/Opinion
Biden looks to be joining Democrats in left field
Michelle Malkin is off this week. The following is by Betsy McCaughey.
June 13, 2019 - 8:21 am
Letters to the Editor
June 13 letters to the editor
Dont use clean energy funds for storage hub Recent news reports tout an ethane storage hub for the plastics industry as a bonanza for West Virginia, but consistently refuse to even mention the elephant in the room.
June 13, 2019 - 8:16 am

News

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
Latest News
Multistate pharmaceuticals suit involving W.Va., Mylan, transferred to Pa. fed court
recent multistate lawsuit alleging a number of generic drug firms including Mylan conspired to control the market and escalate prices has been transferred to a different federal court.
June 12, 2019 - 3:56 pm
Government
Results roll in for Star City, Preston, Granville elections
Star city re-elects all incumbents Voters re-elected all five city council members Tuesday.
June 12, 2019 - 12:15 am
Cops and Courts
Former WVU forward enters tentative plea deal for breaking man's nose in 2018
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. tentative plea agreement was reached in the case against a former West Virginia basketball player accused of breaking a mans nose and denting a car in July 2018.
June 11, 2019 - 4:17 pm
News
7 Preston towns go to the polls today
Voters in seven Preston County towns go to the polls today to elect city officials.
June 11, 2019 - 9:14 am
Latest News
People riled by crews painting lines on bad roads in Preston
Crews painting lines on roads that are in poor shape or scheduled for paving soon are drawing the ire of Prestonians.
June 11, 2019 - 9:04 am
Latest News
Demolition begins on Stansbury Hall
Interior demolition has begun on Stansbury Hall to make way for Reynolds Hall, the new home of the John Chambers College of Business and Economics.
June 11, 2019 - 9:01 am

Sports

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
Men's Basketball
2020 4-star recruit Isiah Cottrell commits to West Virginia
Four-star power forward prospect Isaiah Cottrell helped West Virginia get rolling toward its 2020 recruiting class Thursday.
June 13, 2019 - 9:25 pm
Sports
Another year means more strength for Preston football
Things are a bit different this summer at Preston High School.
June 13, 2019 - 7:22 pm
Men's Basketball
Morgantown's Dave Tallman, Notre Dame's Jarrod West to assist WVU's TBT squad
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Jarrod West and Dave Tallman have coached teams to high school state championships in the last three years.
June 13, 2019 - 11:35 am
Other Local Sports
Annual motocross race coming to High Point on Saturday
MORRIS, Pa. The mere mention of any legendary American racing tracks like Daytona and Indianapolis will start any die-hard motor sports enthusiasts heart.
June 12, 2019 - 11:05 pm
Baseball
Randy Mazey may not be Big 12's lowest-paid baseball coach much longer
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. On the heels of West Virginia hosting an baseball regional for the first time in six decades, Big 12 coach of the year Randy Mazey may not be the leagues lowest-paid coach much longer.
June 11, 2019 - 8:21 pm
University
University rolling forward without defensive coordinator, Kelley not yet worried
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. For the second consecutive day of the three-week summer practices, University football focused solely on offense.
June 11, 2019 - 8:20 pm

Government

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
Government
Results roll in for Star City, Preston, Granville elections
Star city re-elects all incumbents Voters re-elected all five city council members Tuesday.
June 12, 2019 - 12:15 am
Government
Senate Finance Chairman Blair says Governor Justice should resign
Senate Finance Chairman Craig Blair says Gov. Jim Justice should resign.
June 10, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Government
Peeling back the layers of Justice Energy
Figuring out the shape of Jim Justices business organization isnt easy, but a back-and-forth in the transcript of a deposition gives a pretty good sense.
June 8, 2019 - 7:26 pm

Opinion

TDP Editorials
Think our history is dull? Then take trip into our state’s past
Set your compass north, south, east or west and youll find history was never dull in West Virginia.
June 12, 2019 - 9:35 am
Columns/Opinion
Once again, MLK stands accused
What are you prepared to believe about the private life of Martin Luther King Jr.
June 12, 2019 - 8:56 am
Hoppy Kercheval
Bloomberg going after coal and gas
Back during the Obama administration, we heard a lot about the war on coal.
June 12, 2019 - 8:50 am
Columns/Opinion
A case for restorative justice
Ava DuVernays dramatic Netflix miniseries When They See Us chronicles the infamous wrongful conviction of five black and Latino teenagers in New York City for the brutal 1989 rape and assault of a young white woman who was attacked while jogging in Central Park.
June 12, 2019 - 8:45 am
Columns/Opinion
Mexico was easy target for threats
Mexico is breathing a collective sigh of relief following President Trumps decision to temporarily suspend his threat to impose draconian tariffs on Mexican goods.
June 12, 2019 - 8:39 am