HELP4WV Partners with WV Drug Intervention Institute to Offer Free Naloxone:

Lifesaving Drug Can Be Used to Counteract an Overdose CHARLESTON, WV – (WWNR) West Virginia’s addiction and mental health helpline, HELP4WV, is urging West Virginians to become “Naloxone Heroes” by obtaining free doses of the overdose reversal drug, naloxone.  Naloxone is simple to administer and very effective at counteracting opioid overdoses.  Examples of opioids include […]

Two Summers County Firefighters Charged With Sex Crimes Involving Children.

HINTON, WV – (WWNR) Two members of the Summers County Volunteer Fire Department are behind bars after being arrested this week for sex crimes involving children. On Tuesday, June 8th, WV State Police arrested Brian Cale, the Chief of the Summers County Volunteer Fire Department, on charges of soliciting a minor via computer, child abuse […]

30th Annual Kids Fishing Derby this weekend

BEAVER, WV – (WWNR) The 30th annual Kid’s Fishing Derby for kids 14 and under will be held at Little Beaver Lake State Park on June 12th beginning at 9:00am and ending at 12:00pm. Children should bring their basic fishing gear and a limited amount of bait will be provided.  Registration will take place the […]

Attorney General Morrisey, 24-State Effort Seeks to Protect Ammo Magazine Purchases

CHARLESTON, WV-(WWNR) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey has joined a 24-state coalition urging the U.S. Supreme Court to protect the rights of gun owners with regard to standard capacity magazines. The coalition filed a recent brief urging the Supreme Court to review, and ultimately overturn, a federal appeals court ruling that would inappropriately permit […]

Raleigh County Schools Summer 2021 meal distribution announced.

BECKLEY, WV – (WWNR) Raleigh County Schools have announced their Summer 2021 Meal Distribution schedule. The Program started when schools were closed due to COVID 19 in March of 2020 to make sure that students were able to have access to healthy meals. State statistics have shown that food Insecurity is a problem for some […]

High school students gain access to college through WVU Tech early enrollment program

BECKLEY, W.Va–(WWNR) As Gen Zers consider what their futures hold in a post-pandemic world, the majority of high school students who are considering college now value affordability, community and an immediate career path over the student experience – and hundreds are earning credits toward their degree by taking college-level coursework through the WVU Tech early enrollment program. For $25 per […]

A Tennessee man arrested in Beckley on drug charges

BECKLEY,WV-(WWNR) A Tennessee man has been arrested in Beckley on drug charges. 46 year old Mario Ward of Memphis, was charged with being a felon in possession of a firearm, as well as possession with intent to deliver for fentanyl, heroin, marijuana and methamphetamine. Members of the Beckley/Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crimes Task Force, […]

Beckley Pride Event Scheduled for Saturday

Beckley, WV – (WWNR) After being forced to have their Beckley Pride event in 2020 via ZOOM, Beckley Pride will be hosting their Beckley Pride event in person this weekend. Beckley Pride President Christian Baisden says that this years event is bigger than the event in 2019. and that organizers are looking forward to being […]

Senate, House Adopt Resolution, Motion to Start Redistricting Process

Senate, House Adopt Resolution, Motion to Start Redistricting Process Charleston, WV (WWNR)- The 2020 Census showed a decline in West Virginia’s population. the largest population drop of any state in the country with a 3.2% decrease. Costing the Mountain State one of its three seats in the U.S. House. The decline in population will force […]