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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

Reality TV star ‘Mama June’ arrested in Alabama

TUSKEGEE, Ala. (AP) — Reality television star June “Mama June” Shannon has been arrested on drug charges in Alabama. News outlets report that Shannon and a...

W.Va. AG Files Suit Against Wheeling-Charleston Diocese

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed suit alleging the Wheeling-Charleston Diocese and former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield knowingly...

Fayette County Man Found Guilty On Drug Charges

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney, Larry E. Harrah, II announces that on March 13, 2019, William Oiler was found guilty of delivery...

New Pet Ordinance To Take Effect In Fayette County This Week

FAYETTE COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – A new ordinance that was passed earlier this year will take effect later this week in Fayette County concerning pets. Last month, the...

A Bill That Would Affect Hospice Care Is Sitting On Governor’s Desk

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – Senate bill 537, it could affect your time in need if Governor Justice does not sign the bill before Wednesday, March 27, 2019, at 11:59 pm....

W.Va. specialty crop block grant program taking applications

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia agriculture officials are accepting applications for a federal specialty crop block grant program. Agricultural officials...

Gov. Justice appoints Poling as judge for 10th Judicial Circuit serving Raleigh County

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – Today, Gov. Jim Justice named Darl W. Poling of Beckley, WV to the 10th Judicial Circuit Court, which serves Raleigh County. Poling fills the...

Powerball Jackpot Leaps Over Half-Billion Dollar Mark

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) – The jackpot for Wednesday’s Powerball drawing is an estimated $550 million – the eighth largest Powerball jackpot on record. The cash...

Road Closure Announced In Summers County

SUMMERS COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – The West Virginia Division of Highways announces that Ramp Road will be closed to through traffic according to James F. Moore, District...

Bluefield Police Department Offering A Scholarship For Someone Majoring In Criminal Justice

BLUEFIELD, VA (WOAY) – The Bluefield Police Department will award a 200 dollar scholarship to an adult who is majoring in Criminal Justice. To be eligible, the...

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