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.


Hundreds of families served during 37th annual Holiday Food & Toy Distribution
For hundreds of families struggling to make ends meet this holiday season the West Virginia National Guard Readiness Center was one-stop Christmas shopping on Thursday during the 37th annual Holiday Food & Toy Distribution.
December 13, 2018 - 5:12 pm
Indiana Jones to close run of 'must see' films at the Metropolitan Theatre
Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, Indiana Jones classic film franchises given a one-night-only revival in Morgantowns historic Metropolitan Theatre.
December 28, 2018 - 6:10 pm
National collection week under way for Operation Christmas Child
Thousands of red and green boxes are making their way to Church of Morgantown this week.
November 13, 2018 - 6:10 pm
Highways Division designing fix for W.VA 72
The State Division of Highways (DOH) received federal approval last week to begin designing a solution where a section of W.
October 20, 2018 - 5:46 pm
Mon Health Medical Center Auxiliary's Ball of the Year is Nov. 3
Mon Health Medical Center Auxiliarys 56th Ball of the Year is set for Nov.
October 20, 2018 - 5:29 pm
Evangelical rally to support Democrats came to Morgantown
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. group of evangelical Christians are traveling the nation to spread the word; or perhaps, more fittingly, they are traveling to spread many words.
October 9, 2018 - 1:54 pm
Preston Footnotes 8/19/18
Learning in Motiontotal of 441 Preston County youngsters took advance of the Learning in Motion bus this summer, Superintendent Steve Wotring reported last week.
August 18, 2018 - 12:20 pm
Preston Footnotes 8/12/18
E-cycling eventRecycle your electronics 8 a.m.-1 p.
August 11, 2018 - 2:00 pm
Preston Footnotes 8/5/18
Biz After HoursAlpine Lake Resort will host a Preston Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours 5-7 p.
August 4, 2018 - 2:59 pm
Preston Footnotes July 22, 2018
Diabetes educationThe Preston County Health Department will hold its monthly Diabetic Support Group from 6:30 8 p.
July 21, 2018 - 12:12 pm

Cops and Courts

Cops and Courts
WVU Police host training exercise
bomb didnt go off in a car. An active shooter didnt open up on the platform at Towers.
May 29, 2019 - 4:12 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
Cops and Courts
Beware scam claiming overdue Mon Power bill
Butch Lee knew his electric bill was paid up when he got a call demanding a payment and threatening to shut his power off anyway.
May 27, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Cops and Courts
Motorcyclist killed in Monday morning crash identified
The Monongalia County Sheriff's department has identified the motorcyclist killed in a Monday morning accident on Blue Horizon Drive.
May 22, 2019 - 9:50 am
Cops and Courts
Maryland man killed by falling tree while kayaking
The name of a kayaker killed Sunday at the Cheat River by a falling tree has been released by the State Division of Natural Resources.
May 21, 2019 - 2:47 pm
Cops and Courts
More than 50 people arraigned on Monday
man who is accused of sexually assaulting a 16-year-old, a woman who allegedly collected money for years through a charity for her childs medical condition then used the money for other things and a woman accused of sexually assaulting and abusing an 11-year-old boy are among those who appeared in court on Monday, for the first time since being indicted.
May 20, 2019 - 9:37 pm
Cops and Courts
Accused murderer ask for new attorney
Elizabeth Chinn, charged with first-degree murder for allegedly shooting 67-year-old Timothy Pahl to death during a burglary at his home on Old Stewartstown Road on April 22, 2018, will be appointed a new attorney.
May 20, 2019 - 5:21 pm
Cops and Courts
Two-vehicle crash kills motorcycle driver
motorcyclist is dead after a two-vehicle accident near The Shack Neighborhood House on Monday according to Monongalia County Sheriff Perry Palmer.
May 20, 2019 - 4:22 pm
Cops and Courts
Mom’s boyfriend charged in killing of Morgan County teen Riley Crossman
Authorities located the body of a missing Morgan County teenager Thursday and promptly charged the boyfriend of the girls mother with murder.
May 17, 2019 - 11:17 am
Cops and Courts
WVU professor's death likely an accident
The professor found dead behind a church only steps from campus likely died in an accidental fall according to the University Police Department.
May 16, 2019 - 9:14 am


West Virginia winner of Google contest announced
The Panthers of North Elementary gathered in their gymnasium on Tuesday, the last day of school, to surprise and celebrate a classmate who entered the annual Doodle 4 Google competition.
May 28, 2019 - 4:48 pm
Blooming business: Clay-Battelle teacher sells plants to help raise money for FFA
Behind Clay-Battelle Middle/High School stands a 24-by-75-foot polycarbonate greenhouse.
May 27, 2019 - 9:56 pm
Robotics group with students from North, Mountainview, St. Francis heads to Uruguay for competition
OK, so maybe Montevideo, Uruguay, isnt quite as famous as its Argentine next-door neighbor, Buenos Aries.
May 25, 2019 - 8:14 pm
Senators debate public vs. charter schools during state BOE committee meeting
In many ways, the state Board of Educations School Finance and Funding Committee, which was formed to help address education reform in West Virginia, is a tale the two senators who now hold seats on the body.
May 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
Leader praises PSALM student during St. Francis visit
Just now, it happened.In the time it took you to read the above, someone, somewhere in the world, stepped on a landmine from a long-ago conflict.
May 7, 2019 - 11:30 pm
Traffic delays on W.Va. 26 South to continue through May 17
The West Virginia Division of Highways advises motorists that there will be three traffic delays now through May 17.
May 2, 2019 - 2:16 pm
BOE officials say Chaplin Hill Road needs repaired; commission to send letter to DOT
That oh-so-slight clicking sound youre hearing right now is the not-so-slight accumulation of miles rolling up on the odometer of an average school bus in Monongalia County.
April 24, 2019 - 10:53 am
Preston Schools says state should help with alternative learning, student mental health
Mental health and alternative education are two of the biggest needs of schools, Preston County Schools officials told state elected officials last week.
April 20, 2019 - 11:12 pm
Preston 4-H club gives trees to West Preston students
the Midway Getters 4-Club delivered a forest of trees to West Preston School Thursday.
April 18, 2019 - 1:57 pm
Deadline to apply for W.Va. Scholar Program Friday
The deadline for any high school junior in West Virginia to apply for a four-year full ride scholarship to West Virginia Wesleyan College is here.
April 11, 2019 - 11:47 am


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
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
How an ace found his place: West Virginia's Alek Manoah
His baseball beginnings trace back before the Florida state championship at South Dade High in 2014.
May 30, 2019 - 10:20 am
Fairmont man charged with arson, murder in fatal fire
45-year-old Marion County man is facing charges relating to a fatal fire that occurred in March.
May 30, 2019 - 9:50 am
Missing man sought in Preston; burned truck found on Showerbath Road
The search continues today for a missing man whose burnt truck was found Wednesday.
May 30, 2019 - 9:26 am
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
Trinity girls' basketball team must replace 7 contributors with no incoming freshmen
MORGANTOWN, W.Va. This offseason is a case of deja vu for Trinity Christian girls basketball coach Mike Baldy.
May 28, 2019 - 11:38 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
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
New Granville veterans memorial complete in time for Memorial Day
The centerpiece of Granville Veterans Memorial Park a memorial honoring Granvilles sons and daughters who signed up to earn and protect Americas freedom received its finishing touches just in time for Memorial Day.
May 26, 2019 - 11:22 pm
Star City honors 'past, present and future veterans' with ceremony Monday
Memorial Day is coming up Monday. three-day weekend for many, the holiday is an opportunity to enjoy time relaxing with friends or catching up on chores.
May 25, 2019 - 8:08 pm
Basement was left behind, but its role in $5 million request was not
Five million dollars in requested improvements to a West Virginia Emergency Operations Center was built on the premise that state emergency managers were working in moldy, flood-prone conditions in the Capitol basement.
May 25, 2019 - 8:05 pm
U.S. Senate passes Capito-led bill aimed at curbing robocalls
bill aimed at curbing annoying and sometimes predatory robocalls cleared the U.
May 23, 2019 - 7:26 pm
Preston hires new county administrator
Preston County Commissioners hired attorney Shannon Wolfe as the new county administrator.
May 21, 2019 - 10:23 am
Flooding committee set to examine school reconstruction
The legislative committee examining flood recovery is set to examine the reconstruction of schools destroyed in the 2016 flood.
May 18, 2019 - 6:18 pm


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
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
Morgantown taking public feedback on annexation plans
If you have thoughts on Morgantowns plan to bring 3.
May 31, 2019 - 6:12 pm
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
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

Religion listings/briefs

Religion Briefs June 20, 2018
Mount Morris Gospel Tabernacle will host concert FridayJeff and Sheri Easter will be in concert at Gospel Tabernacle, in Mount Morris, Pa.
June 19, 2018 - 7:13 pm
Religion Briefs June 6, 2018
Wesley United Church to host concert SundayWesley United Methodist Church will host Concerts in the Loft at 6 p.
June 5, 2018 - 7:19 pm
Religion Briefs May 16, 2018
Youth gardening class at Llewellyn Baptist Church on Sundayyouth gardening class will be held from 10 a.
May 15, 2018 - 8:51 pm
Religion Briefs 5/9/18
Bake sale SaturdayNew Life Ministries will have a bake and flower sale from 9 a.
May 8, 2018 - 4:10 pm
Religion Briefs May 2, 2018
Ebenezer church to host RevivalEbenezer Baptist Church, Gladesville Road, will hold a revival at 6:30 p.
May 1, 2018 - 8:13 pm
Religion Briefs April 25, 2018
Trinity Episcopal to hold rummage saleTrinity Episcopal Church, 247 Willey St.
April 24, 2018 - 8:00 pm
Religion Briefs April 18, 2018
XXMt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, Kingwood Pike, Morgantown, will have a baked chopped steak dinner at4 p.
April 17, 2018 - 5:01 pm
Religion Briefs April 11, 2018
Human Trafficking Presentation at Suncrest UMCKaren Haring, executive director of Libera will present Human Trafficking in West Virginia? at 11:30 a.
April 10, 2018 - 7:57 pm
Religion Briefs
Reverend to give farewell sermon SundayThe Rev. Dr.
April 5, 2018 - 8:42 pm

WVU News

More than entertainment: WVU professors use ‘Game of Thrones' to teach
Game of Thrones, the Emmy-award winning show that became a cultural phenomenon, is more than just entertainment.
May 18, 2019 - 6:16 pm
Tuition drops at Potomac State College for new students after BOG vote
Tuition at Potomac State College in Keyser will drop $418 for incoming fall semester students because the West Virginia University Board of Governors agreed Tuesday to participate in the West Virginia Invests Grant program, or free community college bill.
May 15, 2019 - 10:36 am
Officials says WVU on pace to eliminate up to 150 jobs
More than 450 faculty and staff at West Virginia University with 20 years of experience or more have expressed an interest in taking advantage of a voluntary separation program being offered by the university, but not all of them will make the final cut.
May 15, 2019 - 10:32 am
Eberly College post-grads walk stage at Coliseum
If the students receiving advanced degrees at the Coliseum on Sunday had been required to select their own personal theme songs for the soundtrack, Andrea Cheuvronts would have been easy.
May 13, 2019 - 12:08 pm
WVU commencement weekend closes with Eberly College ceremonies
Sometimes, you just have to go even when youre readying to go forth.
May 13, 2019 - 12:06 pm
Thousands of students to graduate during busy WVU commencement weekend
Years of hard work and dedication will culminate with commencement ceremonies for graduating students this weekend.
May 10, 2019 - 12:10 pm
WVU police charge student for threatening 'shooting spree'
West Virginia University freshman was charged with making terroristic threats after saying he wanted to go on a shooting spree, police said.
May 2, 2019 - 10:46 am
Members of WVU's Sri Lankan Students Association honor victims of bombings
The Sri Lankan Students Association shared an important message at a vigil to honor the more than 250 people killed in a terrorist attack on Easter hate has no place in the world, but peace does.
April 29, 2019 - 9:59 pm
Cops and Courts
Attorney seeks to dismiss suit filed by parents of student killed in accident
The attorney for Michelle Gelada seeks to dismiss the civil suit filed by parents of the West Virginia University student Gelada killed in a Morgantown traffic accident.
April 27, 2019 - 6:16 pm
WVU researchers receive $125k Phase One grant from NASA
By Suzanne ElliottTwo professors in West Virginia Universitys Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering have received a $125,000 grant from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to determine the viability of early-stage technologies that could change whats possible in space.
April 27, 2019 - 6:07 pm