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Duke advances to super regional after 4-1 win over Texas A&M
Texas A&ran out of ninth-inning miracles. Duke continued to be a surprise.
June 3, 2019 - 12:26 am
Local Sports
St. Albans beats Hurricane 5-0 to win Class AAA state title
Hurricane had a prime opportunity to score in the first inning of Sundays Class title game against St.
June 3, 2019 - 12:18 am
Local Sports
Moorefield beats Charleston Catholic 4-2 to win Class A state title
When Charleston Catholics Thomas Blaydes struck out Moorefields Grant Keller in the fourth inning of Sundays Class title game, it looked as though it would mark the second out of the inning.
June 3, 2019 - 12:11 am
Column: Add one more chapter to West Virginia athletics' story of heartache
Gut punch. All-timer.You could discuss where West Virginias 11-10 loss on Sunday against Texas A&ranks among the athletics long history of setting their fans up with hope only to pull the rug out faster than Bryce Blaums walk-off grand slam left Monongalia County Ballpark.
June 2, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Texas A&M hits walk-off grand slam to eliminate West Virginia from NCAA tournament
As Bryce Blaums fly ball went up and up, West Virginias players fell down to the ground in despair.
June 2, 2019 - 8:33 pm
Regional notebook: Randy Mazey, West Virginia fan ejected vs. Duke
All the good vibes from West Virginias first postseason home game in 64 years evaporated in the third inning of the second game as both Randy Mazey and a Mountaineer fan were ejected following replay reviews.
June 2, 2019 - 12:46 am

After School Explorers set for summer programming in Preston County

After School Explorers, in conjunction with Preston County Schools, is offering a host of free summer opportunities.

Popular pup program one of many offered at public library during summer
Schools out, but the Morgantown Public Library is still very much in session.
June 1, 2019 - 10:13 pm
Senate will need more days for omnibus education bill
More than one day will be necessary to pass an omnibus education bill.
June 1, 2019 - 7:44 pm
Morgantown taking public feedback on annexation plans
If you have thoughts on Morgantowns plan to bring 3.
May 31, 2019 - 6:12 pm

Latest News
Suit over where Gov. Jim Justice lives continues
The lawsuit over Gov. Jim Justices residency has a new legal twist that goes back to 1889.
June 2, 2019 - 1:07 pm
New guidelines mean more help for women, infants, children through WIC
More low-income families in Monongalia and Preston counties will be able to qualify for the Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children because of new federal income guidelines.
June 2, 2019 - 1:13 pm
Cops and Courts
New ESFs aim to make crisis response smoother
Monongalia County will soon have a new set of emergency operation plans that use a flexible framework called emergency support functions.
June 1, 2019 - 10:08 pm
Law schools see less interest in energy expertise
The interest is still there, but not like it was five years ago when oil and natural gas was booming in both West Virginia and Pennsylvania.
June 1, 2019 - 8:19 pm
Natural gas royalty owners get a look at past and future legislation affecting wells and wallets
Three mineral and surface owner advocates gave natural gas royalty owners a look on Saturday at past and future legislation affecting their land and leases.
June 1, 2019 - 4:02 pm
WV natural gas royalty owners learn about new approach to drilling that could threaten their royalties
Natural gas royalty owners learned Saturday morning about a new leasing challenge enabled by ever-lengthening horizontal well laterals that may ooze its way into West Virginia.
June 1, 2019 - 9:45 am
Latest Opinion
Justin Jackson
It's official: Sagaba Konate leaving West Virginia for pro career
After an injury-plagued season that saw Sagaba Konate play just eight games with West Virginia, the 6-foot-8 forward made his departure from the school official Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 - 4:57 pm
Hoppy Kercheval
Report misses mark on needle exchange program
Last week, the Harm Reduction Journal published a report by Johns Hopkins University critical of the decision last year to shut down the Kanawha-Charleston Health Departments (KCHD) needle exchange program.
May 31, 2019 - 8:03 am
TDP Editorials
Infrastructure calls for public’s interest beyond paying for it
Lately, the importance of infrastructure escapes no one.
May 31, 2019 - 8:01 am
TDP Editorials
Rush job contrary to good judgment and careful thought
draft Student Success Act online go to: wvlegislature.
May 30, 2019 - 8:16 am
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor May 29
Why not just allow thereservoir to replenishPresently, if cant use the Monongahela River for water, then water is taken from Cobun Creek, causing the level in the nearby reservoir to drop.
May 29, 2019 - 8:02 am
TDP Editorials
Schools’ initiative on mental health looks to be smart
Every state legislator should make a mental note of this initiative.
May 29, 2019 - 8:00 am


UAW pension fund urges Mylan to boost executive pay 'clawback' policy to account for certain misconduct
United Auto Workers retiree medical fund is urging Mylan shareholders to back a proposal to expand Mylans clawback policy for senior executive incentive pay to include certain serious misconduct that could harm the companys reputation or long-term prospects.
May 31, 2019 - 2:25 pm
Snake Hill Road trailer total loss
vacant trail is a total loss after a Friday morning blaze.
May 31, 2019 - 10:20 am
Slithery snake escapes; on the lam
15-foot python escaped into the woods Thursday night in Sabraton and has not been found despite a search effort.
May 31, 2019 - 9:59 am
Mary Huffman
Mary Huffman, 92, of Independence, died Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at Preston Memorial Hospital.
May 30, 2019 - 7:24 pm
Defense attorney who alleged prosecutor misconduct no longer represents client
Andrew Mendelson, an assistant West Virginia Attorney General, no longer represents his friend, 49-year-old Eric Kendzerski, in two criminal cases in Monongalia County Magistrate Court.
May 30, 2019 - 5:25 pm
Morgantown, WVU look to secure investment for Blue Zone designation
Representatives from the City of Morgantown and plan to meet with potential investors next month as part of the effort to become the first city/university to jointly earn the Blue Zone health and wellness designation.
May 30, 2019 - 5:06 pm
Developers for Harrison County gas-fired power plant hire construction contractor
The developers of the planned gas-fired power plant in Harrison County have selected a contractor to build the plant.
May 30, 2019 - 4:07 pm


Bryce Jarvis, Duke blank Mountaineers 4-0
It began with West Virginia center fielder Brandon White crashing into the wall.
June 2, 2019 - 12:40 am
After headfirst dive into wall, Brandon White says he's fine
In the end, Brandon White was less concerned with how the aftermath of his headfirst dive into the center field wall looked and more disappointed that he didnt make the catch.
June 1, 2019 - 11:48 pm
Local Sports
Asa Lacy, Hunter Coleman lead Texas A&M to 11-2 win over Fordham
Spotted a five-run lead before he ever threw a single pitch, Asa Lacy said he felt no pressure.
June 1, 2019 - 7:05 pm
West Virginia moves on after 6-2 win over Fordham
Now that theyve made history, the Mountaineers are making sure they prolong it.
June 1, 2019 - 12:56 am
Local Sports
Regional notebook: Fordham's Jake Baker gets hit twice in face in fifth inning
Fordham left fielder Jake Baker became an unfortunate ball magnet in the top of the fifth inning.
June 1, 2019 - 12:52 am
Local Sports
Ben Gross helps lead Duke to 8-5 win over Texas A&M in Morgantown regional
Already armed with a degree in economics from Princeton University, Ben Gross could already be making money using his right arm punching up numbers on a calculator.
May 31, 2019 - 9:12 pm
Helmet props up West Virginia homer hitters
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. Home-run headwear became a thing in the West Virginia dugout this spring, and if the fusion of Mountaineer-meets-Viking seems random, thats because it is.
May 31, 2019 - 11:40 am


Senate will need more days for omnibus education bill
More than one day will be necessary to pass an omnibus education bill.
June 1, 2019 - 7:44 pm
After two-year push, county sees early bump in wine and liquor tax revenue
If, as the saying goes, time is money, the Monongalia County Commission banked more than two years pushing for information and legislative changes tied to how the states wine and liquor taxes are distributed.
May 29, 2019 - 4:56 pm
Kingwood among 6 W.Va. communities to participate in community revitalization initiative
Kingwood is one of six West Virginia communities that were officially welcomed as FHLBank Pittsburgh Blueprint Communities at a ceremony held earlier today in Bridgeport.
May 29, 2019 - 11:37 am
Kingwood mayor apologizes for remarks made at last meeting
Mayor Jean Guillot apologized Tuesday to Royce Larew for asking to have Larew removed from the Board of Zoning Appeals because of a note left at city hall.
May 29, 2019 - 10:18 am
MUB zeroing in on route for new reservoir pipeline
The Morgantown Utility Boards effort to find an acceptable route for a raw water pipeline through or around White Park continued Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 - 11:14 pm
Preston working to better enforce flood plain building regulations
Preston County commissioners were updated on changes in enforcing flood plain regulations Tuesday.
May 28, 2019 - 2:07 pm
Arthurdale home will take you back to the 1930s
From the road, House E-15 in Arthurdale looks like any other home in the area.
May 27, 2019 - 10:02 pm


Clay Battelle
Column: Prep season full of highs, close calls for local teams
When the Clay-Battelle softball team walked off the field Thursday at the state tournament in Vienna, it marked the end of the sports calendar for the 2018-19 school year in Monongalia County.
May 25, 2019 - 10:08 pm
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor May 27
needs to slow downon new pipelines pathBased on the information disclosed at the (Morgantown Utility Board) meeting on Wednesday.
May 28, 2019 - 8:37 am
TDP Editorials
Never let war dead slip away from our nation’s conscience
We might say, Have a nice holiday or Happy Memorial day to one another today.
May 28, 2019 - 8:35 am
Guest Editorials
White Park’s wood vital to our city’s future
M. live in a mobile home park. White Parks woods are a two-minute drive from my home.
May 28, 2019 - 8:32 am
Letters to the Editor
Letters to the editor May 26
Extreme abortion lawsdont value victimsam appalled by the sheer cold-heartedness and cruelty of some conservative Republicans in forcing victims/survivors of incest to give birth to the child of their evil predator.
May 28, 2019 - 8:29 am
TDP Editorials
We can still change road county is on
Two out of three isn't bad, but three out of three is even better.
May 28, 2019 - 8:23 am