CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Ten finalists have been chosen for West Virginia's 2023 Teacher of the Year, the state Department of Education said.
The finalists were picked from among each school district's Teachers of the Year and represent elementary, middle and high school educators from all regions of the state, the department said in a news release.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia hospital plans to join the Mountain Health Network under an agreement that calls for $39 million in investments over the next five years, health officials announced.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is bringing along a friend to his series of West Virginia holiday concerts this month.
Murphy announced Thursday on social media that former “The Voice” contestant Holly Forbes will join him on his Home for the Holidays Tour.
LOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month.
The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. (AP) — An annual festival that celebrates a local legend about a “Mothman” in West Virginia has been called off for the second straight year due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Organizers of the Mothman Festival in Point Pleasant announced the festival's cancellation Thursday.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Nazar Abbas, an incoming senior at Point Pleasant High School, has been selected as a senator for American Legion Boys Nation.
MARY SNOWDEN, 88, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died May 2. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday at Point Pleasant Presbyterian Church; burial at Kirkland Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service.
LLOYD, Ky. — Max Adkins and Lenny Washington smacked three hits each to help Huntington St. Joe (1-2) to a 13-2 victory over Greenup County (0-2) Tuesday in high school baseball.
Cory Sweeney allowed four hits, struck out seven and walked one in five innings to earn the victory.
DENNIS LESTER BARKER, 63, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died March 13. At his request, there will be no visitation. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., is assisting the family.
KAY F. PIERSON, 78, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 31. There will be a graveside service 1 p.m. Sunday, Mount Zion Cemetery, Leon, W.Va. Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va., is assisting the family.
JOHNNY D. PEARSON, 75, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 25 at Holzer Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.
HUNTINGTON — Spring Valley and Huntington High lock up in the Class AAA football quarterfinals at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Wolves Den.
Second-rated Spring Valley (11-0) massacred No. 15 Spring Mills in a Friday first round game, 77-7.
ROY L. HENRY, 85, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died November 7. Arrangements are incomplete at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
SPRING VALLEY — No doubt, Huntington High's football team studied every facet of the Spring Valley vs. Point Pleasant game from last week.
The Highlanders (7-2), rated sixth in Class AAA, visit the No.
POINT PLEASANT—Point Pleasant (17-2) won the Class AA, Region IV, Section 1 tournament over the Red Devils (9-12-1) Wednesday night.
Jaden Reed scored the winning goal at 31:22. Adam Veroski added an insurance goal off an assist from Alberto Castillo in the second half to set the score.
WANDA L. HILL, 79, of New Haven, W.Va., died Oct. 10. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial in Letart (W.Va.) Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be two hours before service at the funeral home.
HEATHER ANN RULEN WOOD, 43, of Letart, W.Va., died Sept. 29 at home. At her request, funeral services and burial will be private and limited to immediate family members. Arrangements are under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
HUNTINGTON — A former Mason County Sheriff's deputy was sentenced to federal prison Tuesday after admitting to illegally possessing a firearm he had taken as evidence during an investigation and later sold to a man who had also been conducting illegal activity.
PEDRO, Ohio — Victor Aguilera scored four goals and assisted on another to lead Rock Hill to a 5-2 victory over Chesapeake Saturday in boys high school soccer.
RED JACKET, W.Va. — Back in week one of the 2017 high school football season, one of the best games of the year was played.
The Mingo Central Miners went into Point Pleasant and defeated the Big Blacks, 36-34, on a last-second 40-yard Hail Mary touchdown pass as time expired from Jeremy Dillon to Dawson Elia in the back of the end zone.
NANCY MEEKS MARTIN, 77, of Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va., died June 3 in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant, W.Va. Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial will follow in Zion Cemetery, Gallipolis Ferry, W.Va.
GLORIA A. CARPENTER, 92, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died March 9. At her request, there will be no visitation. There will be a graveside memorial service 1 p.m. Friday at Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant, W.Va.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. - Shanty Boat Night, a fundraiser for the Point Pleasant River Museum and Learning Center, is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 11, at the First Church of God Ministry Center, 2401 Jefferson Ave., Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
WAYNE — Wayne picked up a trio of wins over Chapmanville, Nitro and Point Pleasant in last week's showdowns.
You don't want to spot a good team like Wayne an early lead.
But that's just what the Chapmanville Regional High School baseball team did on Friday night at Wayne's George Brumfield Ballpark as the Class AA No.
BETTY J. JARVIS, 83, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died April 30 in Pleasant Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Point Pleasant. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial in Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant.
MARGIE G. WHITE, 89, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died April 5 at Arbors of Gallipolis, Ohio. There will be a funeral service 1 p.m. Monday, Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial in Forest Hills Cemetery, Letart, W.Va.
HARVEY DAVID BLAIN, 80, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died April 4 in Pleasant Valley Hospital. There will be a graveside service and burial 11 a.m. Saturday, Kirkland Memorial Gardens, Point Pleasant. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m.
MARJORIE HOLLIDAY, 83, of Point Pleasant, W.Va., died Jan. 22. Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Friday, Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, W.Va.; burial will follow in Concord Cemetery, Henderson, W.Va.
POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — Justin Brumfield ran for 211 yards and four touchdowns on 19 carries Saturday to lead Point Pleasant (9-2) to a 63-14 triumph over Philip Barbour in a Class AA high school football playoff first-round game.