Each week, the Best of the Rest section features student work from WVU News not included in the final newscast.
The Morgantown High School Band has been chosen to represent West Virginia in the 75th Anniversary Parade in Hawaii next winter. To celebrate their accomplishment, they brought a living legend to Morgantown to talk about his experiences in Pearl Harbor. Reporter Kassy Taylor has more on the story.
The Morgantown City Council unanimously decided to invest in an emergency alert system that city officials and MECCA 911 will control. Reporter Emily Swecker found out how much the system will cost annually and how it will reach more residents more efficiently than before.
Since 1993, Operation Christmas Child has been able to deliver more than 124 million gift-filled shoeboxes to children worldwide, and this year, they are hoping to bring even more smiles, just in time for Christmas. Reporter Shaleah Ingram found out how people in Morgantown are participating in the project.