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AEP Project Gets a Lift From Helicopter Firm

WHEELING — Those travelling along WV 2 recently might have been craning their necks to catch a glimpse of a helicopter hovering around the Ohio County-Marshall County border. That copter was helping out an American Electric Power high-voltage transmission line project that wrapped up this ...

W.Va. Officials Say Justice Done in Mays Sentencing

PARKERSBURG — A former aide convicted of killing patients at the Louis A. Johnson Clarksburg VA Medical Center got the appropriate sentence, a U.S. senator from West Virginia said Tuesday. Reta Mays, 46, was sentenced Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Clarksburg to seven consecutive life ...

Reta Mays Sentenced to 7 Life Sentences In VA Patient Murders

The fired nursing assistant who admitted to killing seven elderly veterans with lethal doses of insulin was sentenced to seven consecutive life terms Tuesday. Mays, 46, of Reynoldsville, pleaded guilty last year to seven counts of second-degree murder. She admitted at a July plea hearing to ...

Pfizer Vaccine OK’d for Children 12 and Up

U.S. regulators on Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine to children as young as 12, offering a way to protect the nation’s adolescents before they head back to school in the fall and paving the way for them to return to more normal activities. Shots could begin as soon as ...

Gayle Manchin Dives Into New Job With Appalachian Regional Commission

BETHANY — Former West Virginia first lady Gayle Manchin is now at the helm as federal co-chair of the Appalachian Regional Commission. She said she now will lead the commission to seek federal funding for such items as broadband, highway expansion and opioid addiction programs for ...