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3 men arrested on drug charges following Marion Co. traffic stop

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - Three men were arrested on drug charges in Fairmont after officers said they found cocaine hidden inside of a Burger King bag during a vehicle search. On Thursday, February 21, at 10:14 a.m. officers with the Fairmont Police Department initiated a traffic stop on a 2004 Chevrolet S


Elkins woman pleads guilty to having drug house

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (WDTV) -- An Elkins woman has pleaded guilty to maintaining a drug house. According to the U.S. Attorney's Office, 32-year-old Kelsey Sylvester admitted to allowing others to use her home to sell methamphetamine, heroin, and cocaine from January 2017 to March 2017.


Officers find meth in shoe during traffic stop, Grafton man arrested

PHILIPPI, W.Va. - A Grafton man has been arrested in Barbour County after officers said they found a bag of methamphetamine in his shoe while searching him during a traffic stop.


West Virginia House Approves Teacher Pay Hike

In the end, it wasn't even close. On a vote of 89 to 8, the House of Delegates approved a 5% pay raise for teachers, school support staff and.


Bridges, Polar Bears roll past Bridgeport in regular season finale: PHOTOS

FAIRMONT — Fairmont Senior coach David Retton’s instructions from the sidelined were weak and muffled Thursday with the veteran coach under the weather. But the Polar Bears’ execution of them was forceful and roaring as No. 2 FSHS whooped No. 8 Bridgeport in an 86-63 victory in both teams’ regular s


Megan Kisner has been named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week

Junior Megan Kisner has been named the Taylor County Student Athlete of the Week for her performance in the Lady Cats sectional win over Phillip Barbour. Megan scored 10 of the Bearcats 45 points and helped the Lady Cats hold the Colts to just two points in the third quarter. Congratulations Megan!


Clarksburg woman charged with grand larceny after allegedly stealing smartphone, laptop

HARRISON COUNTY, W.Va. (WDTV) -- A Clarksburg woman has been charged after allegedly stealing from a home she stayed at in Harrison County. According to the criminal complaint, 32-year-old Heather Davis allegedly stole a smartphone, a laptop, and a USB cable that had a combined cost of over $3,000.


Grafton Dairy Queen reopens featuring last original DQ Eskimo Girl statue

GRAFTON, W.Va. - The Grafton Dairy Queen held its re-grand opening on Monday, and sitting on top of its roof was the last original DQ Eskimo Girl. The restaurant originally opened in 1957 with just a walk-up window, some outdoor picnic tables and of course, the solid porcelain Eskimo statue on its r


One person taken to hospital after overnight accident in Harrison County

HARRISON COUNTY, W. Va. One person was taken to the hospital after a single vehicle accident overnight in Harrison County. According to 911 dispatch, the accident happened just before 12:15 a.m. on West Pike Street in Clarksburg.


West Virginia lawmakers endorse school calendar bill

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - A committee in the West Virginia House of Delegates has endorsed a bill that would set parameters for the public school calendar and reduce the number of required instructional days each year.


Health Alert WEB EXCLUSIVE: The SHARE Approach

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (WDTV) -- Question: Why is a program like this necessary to implement?. Answer: Almost 750 billion dollars a year is wasted in healthcare due to a lack of coordinated care and clinical overuse, underuse, or misuse. At United Hospital Center Orthopedics, we believe there is a better


Youth wrestlers prepare to battle on the mats at states

TAYLOR COUNTY—After wrestling hard all season, the Grafton Youth Wrestling Club is proud to announce that they would have numerous kids taking on the competition at the West Virginia Youth Wrestling Association State Championship.


Possession of Methamphetamine lands two in jail

TAYLOR COUNTY—Three individuals were recently arrested in Taylor County, after three different traffic stops, all involving impairing substances. Zachary Alden Stewart, 33, of Rosemont, is being charged with misdemeanor possession of methamphetamine, after a traffic stop on Wednesday.


Community members encouraged to bring the shine back to area

GRAFTON—All Aboard Grafton is concentrated on a county-wide spring cleaning to bring the shine back to the area. At a recent AAG meeting, Rachel Gerkin introduced the idea of a cleanup effort for all of Taylor County, and her idea was met with enthusiasm.


West Virginia Ranked 12th For The Most Missing People

According to NamUS, over 600,000 people go missing each year in the United States, ranging from young children to older individuals. Famous missing person cases such as the Elizabeth Smart or Jayme Closs disappearances are well-known missing persons cases, but countless other cases never make it to


Mon County Sheriff’s deputies seize drugs and cash, make two arrests during I-79 stop

MORGANTOWN — A traffic stop on Interstate 79 Thursday led to a sizable drug bust and two arrests, according to the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department. According to a release issued by the department, deputies stopped a vehicle traveling on I-79 Thursday and, during the course of the stop, reques


Man accused in deadly Harrison County shooting appears in court

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - A man charged with first degree murder in Harrison County after a deadly shooting last month appeared in court Thursday for a preliminary hearing. Mason Lynch, 22, of Clarksburg is accused of shooting his roommate, Brantley Langford, 20, at their home back on January 7.


Employees react to viral video of confrontation at West Virginia restaurant

PARKERSBURG W.Va, (WTAP) — A video of a conflict between a customer and employees at Tampico Mexican Restaurant in Parkersburg, West Virginia, is going viral, and employees say the customer's behavior was unacceptable.


2 men indicted in Harrison County accused of falsifying documents while working with SCAD Unit

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. - Two men are charged in Harrison County, accused of falsifying documentation while working with the Harrison County Sheriff's Office's Street Crimes and Drug Unit, in 2016.


PC&TC continue to end student hunger with the help of First Energy Corp.

FAIRMONT, W.Va. - Pierpont Community and Technical College are continuing their efforts in to feed students that are less fortunate, as the Pierpont Pride Food Pantry received a monetary donation from First Energy Corporation on Friday.