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Tyler Barker
Tyler Barker

Tyler Barker is currently the News Director and Digital Content Manager for WOAY-TV. He was promoted to this job in Mid-November. He still will fill in on weather from time to time. You can Follow Tyler on Facebook and Twitter @wxtylerb. Have any news tips or weather questions? Email him at tbarker@woay.com

US court upends murder conviction of Blackwater contractor

WASHINGTON (AP) – A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the first-degree murder conviction of a former Blackwater security contractor, ordering a new trial...

Traffic Pattern to Change on Stanaford Road for East Beckley Bypass Project

BECKLEY – The West Virginia Division of Highways announces upcoming traffic pattern changes for Stanaford Road, WV 41, to allow the contractor to make improvements to...

WVU Tech kicks off fall semester with orientation and first day community events

Beckley, West Virginia – August 16 is the first day of classes and the beginning of WVU Tech’s operation solely on the Beckley campus. Leading up to the first day...

Inmate dies in the booking area of West Virginia jail

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. (AP) — A man who was charged with burglary and several other offenses has died in the booking area of a West Virginia jail. News outlets report...

Marshall University awarded grant for history app

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is receiving a grant to enhance an app created by an associate history professor. The funding will help further develop...

West Virginia road revenue up $16M in July

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia tax authorities report collections rose to $73.6 million for the state road fund in July, the first month of higher taxes and...

Senator's West Virginia office has been vandalized

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities say the West Virginia office of a U.S. senator has been vandalized with spray-painted expletives. News outlets report Sen. Shelley...

August Activities Planned in Downtown Beckley

BECKLEY–August Activities Planned in Downtown Beckley Fridays in the Park: Free concerts are held weekly during the summer at Word Park on Neville Street from...

Grand Opening of Holler Art Gallery

Princeton, WV – Holler: Contemporary Appalachian Art Gallery will be having its grand opening on Friday, August 4 at 5pm. Come meet the artists and see their work!...

Joe Manchin, senate

Manchin Reacts to Justice Announcement

Charleston, W.Va. – U.S. Senator Joe Manchin this evening released the following statement following West Virginia Governor Jim Justice’s announcement that...

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