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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

Oak Hill Woman Arrested After Alleged Sexual Abuse Of A Teenager

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – An Oak Hill woman is in jail after she allegedly sexually abused a teenager. According to court documents, deputies were notified of the...

WATCH: Greenbrier County man invents automatic chicken coop door

ALDERSON, WV (WOAY)-  Every morning for the last nine months, the Luce family has been tending to roughly 30 chickens at its Greenbrier County farm. But since Christmas...

Beckley Police Are Investigating A Shooting

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Police are investigating yet another shooting at a house in Beckley. It all happened last night near the 300 block on Temple Street.  Police...

Appalachian Power offers payment plan and tips to deal with winter weather

CHARLESTON, W.Va.,  – As frigid temperatures threaten the region, Appalachian Power is offering tips to customers for staying warm and saving money this winter. To...

West Virginia House of Delegates Files Bill to Term Limit Congress

Charleston, WV – Today, Delegate Jeffrey Pack (District 28) sponsored a resolution to add West Virginia to the growing list of states signing up to propose a...

Four McDowell County firefighters arrested after setting buildings on fire

MCDOWELL COUNTY, W.Va. The West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office have today arrested four McDowell County firefighters on arson charges in connection with a series...

Fayette County Man In Jail After Strangling Woman And Threatening To Kill Her

SCARBRO, WV (WOAY) – A Fayette County man is in jail after strangling a woman and threatening to kill her. According to court documents, on January 10, 2019,...

Appalachian Power donates truck to New River CTC

GHENT, W.Va. – Students at New River Community and Technical College’s Advanced Technology Center in Ghent now have another resource for gaining hands-on...

Broadband internet bill advances in W.Va. House

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – Legislation aimed at expanding high-speed wireless and broadband internet development in West Virginia has advanced in the House of...

Wyoming County Man Sentenced for Dumping Sewage into West Virginia Stream

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Mike Blankenship, 54, of Hanover, West Virginia, was sentenced to 15 months in prison for Clean Water Act violations, announced United States...

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