Copy Desk

The Copy Desk is provides Member newspaper- and West Virginia Press Association-generated news articles, editorials, sports, and features. These items are available for sharing and publication by other member newspapers. Members must be logged in to access Copy Desk items. Don’t have a login? Register now.

AP offers 10 things you need to know for Friday, Aug. 16

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know today, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. ‘DAY OF RAGE’ IN EGYPT The Muslim[Read More…]

LCSD arrests six on prescription drug crackdown — report by Erin Beck of the Exponent Telegram

Erin Beck, Exponent Telegram WESTON — The Lewis County Sheriff’s Department had arrested at least six people by Thursday as part of a crackdown on prescription drug abuse in the county, according to Sheriff Adam Gissy. Read the full story: http://www.exponent-telegram.com/lewis-deputies-arrest-half-dozen-on-prescription-drug-charges/article_356c8b2e-05e2-11e3-9575-0019bb2963f4.html

Mingo Judge arrested on federal charges — report by Kate White, Charleston Gazette

By Kate White Charleston Gazette Mingo County Circuit Judge Michael Thornsbury was arrested Thursday after federal authorities allege he targeted his ex-lover’s husband, using his position on the bench to manipulate criminal charges against the man. The indictment returned Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Charleston charges Thornsbury with conspiring[Read More…]

Perry Nardo is the new president of the West Virginia Press Association

WHEELING – Perry A. Nardo, general manager of the Wheeling News-Register and The Intelligencer, was elected president of the West Virginia Press Association during its annual convention, held Aug. 8-10 at Oglebay Park. He will serve in the position for the coming year. Nardo, a 32-year veteran of the newspaper[Read More…]

Dominion Post, Times West Virginian, The Time Record and The Fayette Tribune win WVPA’s top advertising awards

WHEELING – Four West Virginia newspapers earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding achievement by circulation division, in the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Advertising Awards Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are The Dominion Post of Morgantown in Division I, Times West Virginian of Fairmont in Division II,[Read More…]

The Dominion Post wins top newspaper honor

WHEELING — The Dominion Post of Morgantown has earned the West Virginia Press Association’s top honor: Newspaper of the Year. The newspaper excelled in the advertising division earning first place in General Excellence in the West Virginia Press Association’s Advertising Competition. The Dominion Post also scored very well in the[Read More…]

WVPA General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail, The Inter-Mountain, Hampshire Review and The Record Delta

WHEELING  – Four West Virginia newspapers have earned first-place General Excellence awards, which honor outstanding editorial achievement by circulation division, in the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Better Newspaper Contest. The General Excellence Award winners are Charleston Daily Mail in Division I, The Inter-Mountain of Elkins in Division II, Hampshire[Read More…]

Panel talks newspaper advertising

The Advertising Agency Panel at the 2013 West Virginia Press Association Conference allowed newspaper individuals to interact with agency representatives. Sponsored by Mountain State Brewing Company, the discussion focused on how advertisers view the value offered by West Virginia newspapers and methods that can be used to increase the value.[Read More…]

Subscribe to Our Newsletter