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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

Capito, Manchin Announce Funding for Marshall University Research

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced a grant of...

Nicholas County Man Bitten By Copperhead In His Home

NICHOLAS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A man was bitten by a copperhead under his couch. According to the WV National Resources Police, a man in Nicholas County was at home...

Miners to advocate for money for black lung trust fund

SOUTH WILLIAMSON, Ky. (AP) — As black lung disease surges in Appalachia, some coal miners are going to Washington, D.C., to lobby for restoration of a tax that coal...

Man from Beckley graduates from basic military training

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – U.S. Air Force Airman Matthew S. Conway graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The...

Just Say KNOW! teaches high school students about anatomy

LEWISBURG, WV (WOAY) – It’s not often that a high school student gets to experience the awe-inspiring feeling of holding a human heart. Besides the obvious...

Alderson Announces Targeted Enforcement Of Speed Limits

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY) – At the regularly scheduled Council Meeting on July 11, 2019, a concerned delegation of Alderson parents and grandparents presented Council...

Operation Mountaineer Highway Update: New Jersey Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charge

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A New Jersey man pleaded guilty for his participation in a drug trafficking operation in Fayette County, announced United States Attorney Mike...

Justice Companies Announce Major Conservation Easement

CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA (WOAY) – On Friday, July 12, 2019, one of the most significant open space land conservation easements in Virginia’s state history was...

Two car crash sends several to the hospital in Fayette County

MOUNT HOPE, WV (WOAY) – Several people sent to the hospital after a car crash in Mount Hope. According to dispatchers, a two-car crash happened near the old Mount...

Several arrested in Fayette County for dealing narcotics

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Several people have been arrested in Fayette County for dealing narcotics. Sheriff Mike Fridley says, over the last several weeks, the...

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