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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the Interim News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. I was promoted to this job in Mid-November. I still will fill in on weather from time to time. Follow me on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email me at tbarker@woay.com

Division of Highways districts submit lists of suggested secondary roadwork statewide

CHARLESTON, WV – Gov. Jim Justice and the Department of Transportation have been in constant communication with each of the 10 Division of Highways districts over the...

Patriotic Mural In Rainelle Will Be Delayed

RAINELLE, WV (WOAY) – Patriotic Mural set to be unveiled later this year in Greenbrier County, due to illness. The original plan was set to unveil the mural...

Byrd White Resigns From Raleigh County Commission

RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Commissioner Byrd White resigns from the Raleigh County Commission. Byrd White resigned from his county commission seat, effective...

West Virginia crime lab reduces pending cases

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Officials say the West Virginia State Police Forensic Lab has reduced pending cases by more than half. News outlets report a...

Two Arrested After One Man Chased Another Man With An Axe, Other Guy Shoots At Him

WAR, WV (WOAY) – Two people are in jail after one man chased and threaten to kill the other with an ax and the other guy shot at him. According to court documents,...

Restricted Visitation Continues at Beckley VAMC Due to Number of Influenza Cases in Region

Beckley, W.Va. – The Beckley VA Medical Center is continuing limited visitation and precautions due to an increase in regional influenza cases. Veterans on the...

Fayette County Man Will Serve 15 Days In Jail After Pleading Guilty To Animal Cruelty

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man pleads guilty to animal cruelty, will serve 15 days in jail. Walker Leon Keller, 63, of Kincaid, pled guilty to...

Tyson recalls chicken strips due to metal fears

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arkansas-based Tyson Foods is recalling more than 69,000 pounds (31,297 kilograms) of frozen, ready-to-eat chicken strips because they may be...

Jimmy Carter’s new milestone: Longest-lived US president

ATLANTA (AP) — Nearly four decades after voters unceremoniously rejected then-President Jimmy Carter’s bid for a second term, the 39th president has reached...

UPDATE: Oak Hill Woman Will Report To Day Center After Letting A Dog Starve To Death

UPDATE: OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County woman who abandoned a dog at home and starved it to death, pleads guilty. Candice Adkins, 23 of Oak Hill, was fined...

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