CHARLESTON — Utility customers are being warned about a new round of scams, according to a news release from the Public Service Commission (PSC) of West Virginia. This warning comes as several predatory incidents have been reported throughout the state, according to the release.
GRAFTON, W.Va. — It is now official. Starting Jan. 1, 2020, anglers on several popular West Virginia trout streams will no longer be allowed to use minnows as bait. In fact, they won't be able to use any sort of fish as bait. The state's Natural Resources Commission, a seven-member panel that sets hunting and fishing regulations, voted unanimously at its Aug. 4 meeting to impose the regulation.
Mingo County Commissioner Greg "Hootie" Smith and West Virginia Delegate Nathan Brown (D-Mingo) stocked 250 pounds of catfish into Laurel Lake on July 19 in Lenore.
HUNTINGTON - A new study using data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that oil, gas and mining service unit operators represent the fastest growing occupation in West Virginia, with a 144% increase over the last 10 years.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia Department of Agriculture (WVDA) announced the application period for the state's industrial hemp program will open Sept. 1.
HUNTINGTON - Leaders from more than 231 cities and towns attended the 50th annual West Virginia Municipal League Conference in Huntington on Wednesday.
CHARLESTON - Williamson native Aaron Banks was recognized once again for his terrific 2018-19 track and field season and this time he also received recognition for his work in the classroom as he was recently named an Academic All-American by the USTFCCCA.
Getting a ticket to Bristol Motor Speedway's annual Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series August night race was at one time the toughest get on the entire schedule. Regardless of how many seats were added, the track kept stringing together sale out after sale out.
"I was six years old when my peg-legged father sold our two-room shack near Charleston, West Virginia, for thirty cans of Wilson's evaporated milk. He moved the family fifty miles away to Logan County where we continued to struggle with poverty. I stood beside him as he sat in front of dime stores and sold pencils at southern West Virginia towns."
Was it really that long ago that the national Republican Party claimed to be the party of fiscal restraint and prudence? You might not know it from the budget deal that passed through Congress earlier this month.
Progression is defined as "the process of developing or moving gradually towards a more advanced state." As time barrels forward, each institution, industrial sector or culture must adapt to societal needs. Agriculture is no different.