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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

Justice has no plans to remove Jackson statue

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is denouncing violence by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in neighboring Virginia but indicates he has no...

Beckley man arrested for weekend stabbing

BECKLEY, WV (NEWS RELEASE) — A stabbing occurred on Saturday in Beckley according to the Beckley Police Department. Here is the official press release” “On...

UPDATE: 10 sailors are missing and 5 injured

Update: BREAKING: U.S. Navy says 10 sailors are missing, five injured after USS John S. McCain collided with merchant ship. SINGAPORE (AP) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile...

Jerry Lewis, comedy icon and telethon host dies, at 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jerry Lewis, the manic, rubber-faced showman who jumped and hollered to fame in a lucrative partnership with Dean Martin, settled down to become a...

Trump to address nation Monday on Afghanistan

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to address the nation on his strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The White House says Trump will speak to the country...

State workers can attend conference at governor's resort

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The West Virginia Ethics Commission says state employees can attend a business conference at a resort owned by the Republican governor....

Manchin says he will not leave Senate to join Trump administration

FAIRLEA, W.Va. (AP) – Democratic U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin says he will not join Republican President Donald Trump’s administration. The Register-Herald reports...

Trump orders money available for West Virginia flood victims

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – President Donald Trump has made federal funding available to help people in four West Virginia counties recover from severe flooding,...

Capito criticizes Trump, says he should unite the country

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – A Republican U.S. senator from one of Donald Trump’s most popular states says the president’s comments about the violent white...

As region ages, service demands expected to rise

BLUEFIELD, W.Va. (AP) — By 2030, more than 70 million Americans, one in every five, will be 65 years old and older, twice the number in 2000, according to the National...

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