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Funeral services on Wednesday at Mingo Central High School for slain WVSP trooper: Sgt. Cory Maynard

Visitation for the public starts at noon By NANCY PEYTON BROWN DELBARTON, W.Va. — Memorial services have been set for West Virginia State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard, who was killed in the line of duty Friday. Maynard, 37, will be honored during services at Mingo Central High School on Wednesday.[Read More…]

Highmark West Virginia Charitable Fund for Health announces $1.5 Million Grant for Healthy Neighborhood Program

Noting ‘Food is Medicine,’ partnership between Vandalia Health Network, Marshall Health, Mountain Health Network, InComm Healthcare, and Dollar General seeks to reduce food insecurity and improve community health WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.VA.  — Highmark West Virginia Charitable Fund for Health today announced a $1.5 million grant to fund[Read More…]

Flags in West Virginia at half-staff as state mourns death of State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard

WV Press Report with updates from Williamson Daily News and The Mingo Messenger CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This weekend United States and West Virginia flags on state-owned facilities are half-staff in honor and remembrance of Sgt. Cory Maynard of the West Virginia State Police.  Maynard was killed Friday in an on-duty shooting[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin, gas industry representatives, government officials and others praise effort to complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

Senator visits construction site, hosts press conference in Charleston on Friday CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Following Thursday’s vote in Washington on the bipartisan debt ceiling agreement to secure the completion of the Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP), U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., was back in Charleston on Friday, meeting with gas industry representatives,[Read More…]

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin announces $5.4 million for Brownfields clean up across West Virginia

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, member of the Senate Appropriations Committee and Chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, announced $5,466,135 from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Brownfields Program for ten initiatives across West Virginia. The funding is made possible[Read More…]

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore announces 2023 SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest regional and teacher winners

Grand Prize Winner to be Announced at September Culture Center Ceremony WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – State Treasurer Riley Moore has announced the 15 regional student winners and statewide teacher winner of this year’s SMART529 “When I Grow Up” essay contest. Now in its 16th year, the annual essay[Read More…]

U.S. Senator Manchin introduces bipartisan legislation to overhaul federal correctional facilities oversight

WV Press Release Sharing WASHINGTON, DC— Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) introduced the Federal Prison Oversight Act, bipartisan legislation that would create a new oversight structure to ensure transparency, safety, and accountability in federal correctional facilities. “After serious reports of abuses, staff shortages, and dangerous conditions in federal facilities in West Virginia[Read More…]

Miles in a Minute with Betsy Miles: Charleston Dirty Birds celebrate first ‘Furry Friends Friday’ and weekend baseball at GoMart Ballpark

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia Press’ Betsy Miles gives you news and updates with “Miles in a Minute.” Tonight the Charleston Dirty Birds celebrate the first ‘Furry Friends Friday’ and weekend baseball at GoMart Ballpark. Fans can bring out the family and the family pet to watch the Dirty Birds play[Read More…]