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Funerals and the Opioid Epidemic

No one wants to think about end of life plans for loved ones, especially young family members. But the opioid epidemic is forcing more families to do that as the number of fatal overdoses increases. In 2014, there were 629 overdose deaths in West Virginia In 2015, that number rose to 735. Last year,

WVALWAYS.COM - 2017-11-23 00:00:00

AEP asking West Virginia to reduce its property tax by $300,000

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - Appalachian Power is asking the state of West Virginia to reduce its property tax assessment by about $300,000 due to a mild winter and summer. Kanawha County Commission is urging the state to deny the company's request. Commission President Kent Carper told WSAZ it wouldn

WYMT.COM - 2017-11-23 05:25:00

West Virginia hunter gives safety tips for buck firearm hunting season

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. - The buck firearm hunting season began this week in West Virginia, and local hunters are reminding the public to be safe. The West Virginia Department of Natural Resources expects more than $250,000 hunters to participate in the hunting season this year. Travis Bishop, the owne

LOCALDVM.COM - 2017-11-23 04:28:58

HERTZEL COLUMN: Thanksgiving festivities differ for Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN - Thanksgiving ... football and ... and ... no, not turkey, at least not around the West Virginia University football team. Honest. Oh, most of them seem to get the bird on Thanksgiving Day, but a small sampling of players on their favorite Thanksgiving Day food didn't offer turkey ... or

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-11-23 08:45:00

New senior living center to be built in Logan County, West Virginia

LOGAN, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- Within the next few weeks, the first shovels will be in the ground, as work on an all-new senior living center in Logan gets set to begin. The multi-million dollar facility will be built on the eastern end of town over the next year -- and ready for folks to move in by the win

WYMT.COM - 2017-11-23 12:53:00

Home-grown Harler learning shooter's role with Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN - It was the kind of thing that happens in basketball. Chase Harler was reaching for the ball late in Monday night's 91-62 West Virginia University victory over Long Beach State when he felt a sharp pain in his finger. Normally, something like that would cause a momentary concern, maybe l

TIMES WEST VIRGINIAN - 2017-11-23 08:45:00

WVU baseball's schedule is loaded

From staff and wire reports MORGANTOWN - Highlighted by 23 home games and 21 games against teams that qualified for the NCAA Tournament in 2017, West Virginia University Director of Athletics Shane Lyons has announced the 2018 baseball schedule. Fresh off their first NCAA Tournament appearance in 21

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-23 05:01:01

First Energy crews prepare for winter

WEST VIRGINIA-(WTAP) If the holiday season is under way, can winter be far behind? Mon Power has been working to get ready for winter storms, and the power outages they bring. The company in recent weeks has been checking and making repairs on its substations, transmission lines and equipment. It's

THENEWSCENTER.TV - 2017-11-23 02:32:00

Mann earns All-Class AA first team volleyball honors

James Monroe junior Gracie Mann, right, has been chosen to the West Virginia All-Class AA Volleyball first team by the West Virginia Sports Writers Association. The 5-foot-3 Mann, who led the Mavericks to the Class AA state semifinals, had a stellar campaign with 333 kills and 306 digs. Mann's senio

BLUEFIELD DAILY TELEGRAPH - 2017-11-23 05:15:00

West Virginia takes clean sweep of Kansas State 3-0

The WVU volleyball team picked up their first Big 12 season sweep of the season with their 3-0 win over Kansas State. The Mountaineers (17-12, 5-10 Big 12) secured their best record since 2013 with the win and their best under head coach Reed Sunahara. "I thought it was a great road win for us tonig

DAILY ATHENAEUM - 2017-11-23 07:18:00

Report: West Virginia Ranks 10th for Most Violent States on Black Friday

WEST VIRGINIA (WOWK) - All across the United States, Black Friday gives people a chance to score great deals on Christmas and holiday gifts and capture their dream electronics. But sometimes those rock-bottom savings turn into a dangerous siren song, and people go too far in their quest for a cheap

TRISTATEUPDATE.COM - 2017-11-23 03:57:00

WVU Takes On Marist In Florida

West Virginia head coach Bob Huggins during the first half/second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Nov. 20, 2017, in Morgantown, W.Va. (AP Photo/Raymond Thompson) LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. - West Virginia (3-1) will look for two things when it takes on a winless Marist (0-3) team in a

INTELLIGENCER - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

AAA discusses gas prices for Thanksgiving travel

If you're driving for Thanksgiving, be prepared to pay a bit more at the pump. According to AAA, gas prices are 40 cents more than this time last year. However, gas in West Virginia is cheaper on average than Pennsylvania. AAA recommends not filling up in a metro or city area, if possible. "So anyb

WVALWAYS.COM - 2017-11-23 02:20:00

West Virginia University swimmers tank Ohio State foes

From staff and wire reports MORGANTOWN - The West Virginia University swimming team concluded competition at the three-day Ohio State Invitational in a big way last Sunday at the McCorkle Aquatic Pavilion in Columbus, Ohio. The Mountaineers earned six top-10 finishes, led by a pair of third-place fi

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-23 05:01:01

WVU's Muldrow earns Big 12 honor

From staff and wire reports MORGANTOWN - After pacing the No. 11/15 West Virginia women's basketball team in scoring and rebounding last week, senior forward Teana Muldrow was named the Co-Big 12 Player of the Week, as announced by the league on Monday. It is Muldrow's first career Big 12 weekly acc

LOGAN BANNER - 2017-11-23 05:01:01

West Virginia at Oklahoma

-LB Al-Rasheed Benton, a senior who led the Mountaineers in tackles for the five of the first 10 games of the season, had seven tackles against Texas and has 91 on the year. -RB Justin Crawford, who was West Virginia's only player on the Big 12's preseason team, carried the ball 17 times for 117 yar

LINDYSSPORTS.COM - 2017-11-23 02:09:00

Hampshire's Lipps signs with WVU

Despite her obvious running talents, the Trojan senior somehow was always underestimated by the rest of the state as well as herself. "Surprisingly, (I still feel like an underdog)," Lipps said. "It's hard to believe. I always feel like I still have something to prove." No one can underestimate Lipp

JOURNAL & SUNDAY JOURNAL - 2017-11-23 08:00:00

West Virginia Football vs Oklahoma: Preview and prediction

The West Virginia Mountaineers will face their most challenging matchup of the year this Saturday when the team travels west to face the Oklahoma Sooners. Kickoff is scheduled for 3:45 p.m. (ET) and the game will be televised on ESPN. The Sooners are the best team in the Big-12 and are looking to co

ISPORTSWEB - 2017-11-23 04:15:44

West Virginia earns commitment from Australian punter Angus Davies

Australian punter Angus Davies is committed to the West Virginia Mountaineers after Dana Holgorsen extended an offer, according to Rivals.com. West Virginia landed a commitment from 2018 punter Angus Davis late Tuesday night, according to Rivals.com. Davies quickly jumped on an offer from the Moun

DIEHARDS.COM - 2017-11-23 03:57:57

No. 23 West Virginia rolls into AdvoCare Invitational

Even with its psyche boosted by a string of three blowout wins at home, No. 23 West Virginia heads to the AdvoCare Invitational trying to make amends. "I wanted to go down there 4-0, like all the players did," coach Bob Huggins said. Instead the Mountaineers (3-1) remain defined by their season-open

YAHOO SPORTS - 2017-11-23 08:27:49