January 2, 2019

Mountaineers can’t finish upset opportunity vs. Texas Tech

The No. 11 Red Raiders escaped with a 62-59 victory Wednesday in Morgantown.

Allan Taylor’s 3 takeaways: Texas Tech 62, West Virginia 59

It could have been a season-changing upset, but cold foul shooting and poor ballhandling undid the Mountaineers.

Tyron Carrier prepping to join Holgorsen’s staff at Houston

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia receivers coach Tyron Carrier says he’s “in the process” of joining Dana Holgorsen’s staff at the University of Houston. Carrier...

Ewing takes seat as Fayette County circuit judge

Gov. Jim Justice selected Thomas H. Ewing, an attorney and longtime Fayette County resident, to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Judge John W. Hatcher Jr.

Supreme Court names Armstrong as interim administrative director

Joseph Armstrong joined the court's administrative office in May as director of the Division of Human Resources.

Column: What is Dana Holgorsen’s legacy at West Virginia?

Allan Taylor evaluates the eight-year tenure of the man who made Red Bull the official (daytime) drink of West Virginia.

Results could be reversed in two city council races in wacky Fairmont municipal election

A court order has effectively decertified the results in the two races that were decided by the candidate-approved equivalent of a coin flip following the discovery of 57 ballots that were never counted.

Hundreds of W.Va. federal employees will work without pay

Affected agencies include the FBI fingerprint lab in Clarksburg and the Bureau of Public Debt in Parkersburg.

With Twitter video, Holgorsen officially ditches West Virginia for Houston

Dana Holgorsen, quirky to the end, officially announced he had accepted the Houston head coaching job on Wednesday.

Senior status judge appointed to temporary post in Raleigh County

Seat left vacant by Judge John Hutchinson's appointment to the West Virginia Supreme Court.

Parkways starts to address 20,000 EZPass application backlog

Additional workers and additional of night shift hope to speed up processing.

Police: Son in parking lot as mother overdoses in Morgantown gas station bathroom

Amber Nicole Thompson, 29, of Frametown, is charged with gross child neglect creating a substantial risk of bodily injury or death by the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department.

Sports bettor wins $100K at Charles Town’s Hollywood Casino with $5 bet

15-leg parlay ticket involved Sunday's NFL games.

Hunters gear up for first Mountaineer Heritage season in W.Va.

New season will allow four more days of deer and bear hunting using same tools the original Mountaineers used to put meat on the table.

Police issue warrant for Fairmont man in shooting

On  Dec. 28, the Fairmont Police Department’s Detective Division arrested Richard Allen Moore II, 34, of Fairmont, for first-degree murder of Cassella.

‘We still need the vet center’ advocate says of Logan County site

An April town hall could help determine the future of the Henlawson site.

Nicholas County’s LeRose among state’s elite scorers

Grizzlies guard scores in variety of ways.

Looking ahead to 2019

(Editor’s note: This is an updated reprint of a commentary I have posted the last few years at New Year’s.) I’m not much on making...

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