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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

West Virginia lawmakers to reconvene next week on education

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia lawmakers will reconvene next week in a special session on education. House of Delegates Speaker Roger Hanshaw and Senate...

W.Va. AG Sues Teva, Mylan and 18 Generic Drug Makers

CHARLESTON, WV (WOAY) — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey filed suit alleging some of the nation’s largest generic drug makers, including Mylan...

Two From Fayette County Sentenced To Prison On Drug Charges

FAYETTEVILLE, WV (WOAY) – Two people are sentenced to prison on drug charges. Fayette County Prosecuting Attorney, Larry E. Harrah, II announces that on May 7,...

Town Of Minden Now Added To EPA National Priorities List

MINDEN, WV (WOAY) – Government officials gathered in one Fayette County town to announced that Minden has been added Environmental Protection Agency’s...

Researcher seeks funding for fentanyl test strip research

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia University researcher is seeking funding to study whether using fentanyl testing strips changes the behavior of drug users....

Schedules show West Virginia governor largely absent in job

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — He’s a billionaire who owns mines, farms and the swankiest resort in all of West Virginia. But how Jim Justice spends his time as the...

West Virginia County Declares Emergency Over Road Conditions

KINGWOOD, W.Va. (AP) – Another West Virginia county has declared a state of emergency over poor road conditions. News outlets report Hancock County commissioners...

6 Judicial Investigation Commission Members Replaced

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – An official says a majority of West Virginia’s Judicial Investigation Commission has been replaced a year after investigating...

Beckley Police Need Your Help Locating A Stolen Truck

BECKLEY, WV (WOAY) – The Beckley Police Department is asking for your assistance in locating a stolen 2002 gray Dodge Dakota SXT. The vehicle was stolen from By...

Beckley-Raleigh County Memorial Airport On Hold For Runway Repaving

BECKLEY, WV (AP) – A West Virginia airport has put all commercial flights on hold as it works to repaves its main runway. The Register-Herald reports...

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