WYOMING COUNTY - DietSpotlight, a health resource founded in 2008 that focuses on weight loss, recently released the results of a study analyzing obesity in Wyoming County.
CHARLESTON - It started out with such promise.
But everything that had gone right for Wyoming East on the Lady Warriors' race to a state title suddenly went the other way - and they fell short of the goal of a state title for the team's four seniors in a 51-39 loss to Fairmont Senior Saturday at the Charleston Civic Center.
CHARLESTON - It was the ultimate wake-up call.
Emily Saunders was just waking up in her hotel room when the message came from her friend and St. Joseph's standout Paige Shy.
I have written before about Baileysville and the way it used to be. Time will change the face of many places, but Baileysville was changed in a very, very short time. Removed might be a better way to describe it.
CLEAR FORK - Westside High School senior Colton Smith was the recipient of a high honor, recently finding out he had been accepted to the Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine at Marshall University.
BLUEFIELD - With its eighth-straight state tournament berth on the line, Bluefield ramped up the defense and knocked off Wyoming East 68-54 Wednesday night in a Region 3 co-final game at the Brushfork Armory.
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PINEVILLE - The following information is taken from arrest records for the month of February, released by the Wyoming County Sheriff''s Department. The arrests are listed by date, then suspect's name, last known town of residence, charges and arresting officer.
Wayne takes on Wyoming East in the West Virginia Girls State Basketball Tournament Class AA semifinals on Friday, March 8, 2019, at the Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center.
PINEVILLE - Perhaps an elementary school gymnasium was the perfect site for Pineville's new brand launch.
After seven months of extensive work and research, the members of West Virginia University Reed College of Media's community branding initiative, BrandJRNY, unveiled its handiwork at a ceremony at Pineville Elementary School's gymnasium-cafeteria.
CHARLESTON - As of Friday evening, a week and a half since the West Virginia House of Delegates passed a "clean" public school worker pay raise bill, Senate Education Committee Chairwoman Patricia Rucker hadn't put it on her committee's agenda.
BECKLEY - The plan was simple enough to formulate. Executing it was another thing all together.
Wyoming East coach Derek Brooks knew the key to knocking off nemesis Oak Hill in the Class AA Region 3, Section 1 tournament was stopping the Red Devils inside game.
NEW RICHMOND - Wyoming East's girls basketball team generally - and the team's four seniors, particularly - made their final game at the War Zone one to remember with an 86-48 victory in the Class AA Region 3 championship Wednesday.
BECKLEY - Will Fox has been a vital part of the West Virginia University Tech basketball team that will begin play in the NAIA National Tournament in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, on Thursday against the College of the Ozarks, Mo.
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The Upsilon Master Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority held a meeting and Valentine Queen Social on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Rockcastle Baptist Church in Pineville. Minutes of the Chapter's Jan. 12 meeting were read and approved with no additions or corrections.
BECKLEY - I posted to Twitter a picture of the pregame warmups for the Wyoming East vs. Oak Hill Class AA Region 3, Section 1 championship game Thursday at the Armory in Beckley.
BLUEFIELD - After splitting regular-season games with Bluefield, Westside was hopeful it could knock off the Lady Beavers and earn a long-awaited trip back to the state tournament.
Back in the heyday of mining towns, the Sunday afternoon entertainment was at the local ball diamond.
The Wyoming County town of Kopperston was no exception. They were always smack dab in the middle of the competition for baseball superiority in the southern coalfields.
CHARLESTON - The West Virginia House of Delegates on Friday approved pay raises for teachers and public school service workers a day after they returned to classrooms following a two-day strike.
Well, it is if you want to hunt for the entire deer. If you want to hunt for the antlers that bucks shed every winter, you still have time - and there are even a couple of upcoming events that focus on the pastime.
CLEAR FORK - Westside's seniors went out with a bang Tuesday, Feb 19 with an easy 62-39 victory over Mingo Central.
The Renegades scored the first 10 points of the game and were never challenged.