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WVa sheriff's, police departments receive cash for firearms

Oct. 18, 2021 04:03 AM EDT

PINEVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — Several police and sheriff's departments in West Virginia are among those benefiting from the state treasurer's recent unclaimed property firearms auction. Last week, state Treasurer Riley Moore presented a check for $19,098 to the Wyoming County...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 15, 2021 23:14 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Allegany, Md. 31, Keyser 14 Beallsville, Ohio 40, Paden City 14 Berkeley Springs 71, Hampshire 40 Bluefield 57, Tazewell, Va. 14 Buffalo 47, Tolsia 6 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 08, 2021 23:39 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bridgeport 72, Preston 0 Brooke 21, Oak Glen 14 Buckhannon-Upshur 31, Lewis County 14 Cabell Midland 14, Capital 0 Cameron 62, Valley Wetzel 8 ...

Friday's Scores

Oct. 02, 2021 00:08 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Belmont Union Local, Ohio 26, Magnolia 23 Bridgeport 46, East Fairmont 7 Brooke 30, Marietta, Ohio 21 Cabell Midland 56, Oak Hill 16 Calhoun County 44, Paden City 13 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 24, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Berkeley Springs 31, Tucker County 28 Bridgeport 35, Robert C. Byrd 17 Cabell Midland 45, Parkersburg 6 Clay-Battelle 36, Tygarts Valley 30 Doddridge County 29, Ritchie...

Plea hearing set for ex-WVa councilman in Capitol riot

Sep. 23, 2021 18:23 PM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A plea agreement hearing is set next month for a former councilman for the city of Parkersburg, West Virginia, who is charged with breaching the U.S. Capitol during the Jan. 6 riot. The hearing for Eric Barber is scheduled for Oct. 14 in federal...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bridgeport 35, Fairmont Senior 28 Cabell Midland 44, Hurricane 25 Capital 42, Riverside 22 Chapmanville 29, Nitro 18 Clay County 18, Sissonville 7 ...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Beallsville, Ohio 49, Hundred 6 Bridgeport 54, Liberty Harrison 6 Buckhannon-Upshur 27, Philip Barbour 16 Cameron 44, New Matamoras Frontier, Ohio 6 Clay-Battelle 49, Valley...

Frontier Communications hiring 100 workers in West Virginia

Aug. 30, 2021 04:22 AM EDT

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Frontier Communications plans to hire 100 employees in West Virginia by the end of the year to support the company's upcoming network expansion. Frontier said in a news release that it will hire cable splicers and outside plant technicians...

Nonprofit, volunteers prep toy animals for W.Va. foster kids

Aug. 28, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

VIENNA, W.Va. (AP) — In West Virginia, there are more than 6,000 children in foster care, either a residential placement or kinship home. According to Laurea Ellis, community service manager for Wood County with the Department of Health and Human Resources, more than...