MetroNews Staff

Wednesday October 10, 2018

WVSSAC and Farmers & Mechanics to sponsor academic achievement award

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – The West Virginia Secondary School Activities Commission (WVSSAC) and Farmers & Mechanics Insurance Companies have announced a corporate partnership that will promote high...

Fairmont State coaching legend Joe Retton has died

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Fairmont State legend Joe Retton, who owns the best winning percentage of any coach in college basketball history, died Wednesday morning at age...

Remembering Wood County Delegate Frank Deem

Deem died early Wednesday at the age of 90.

Tuesday October 9, 2018

Gas rates to lower for most natural gas customers

The decreases will affect the purchased gas portion of the rates.

Yeager Airport to ‘salute’ veterans, first responders at upcoming airshow

"A Salute to Our Veterans and First Responders” will be held Saturday and Sunday.

Florida Panhandle sits in path of Hurricane Michael

The storm system could bring some rain to West Virginia by Thursday.

First Supreme Court arguments are heard for October

Court begins October term with several new faces and lingering uncertainty about more upheaval in the future.

UTV wreck kills 1, injures 2 high school students in Marshall County

Those involved were students at John Marshall High School, according to authorities.

Monday October 8, 2018

1 killed in Raleigh County fire

The fire was reported on Monday morning.

WVEA president pushes for long-range pay, PEIA plans beyond latest proposals from Governor Justice

Dale Lee talked about the proposals for 5 percent hikes and an influx of $100 million for PEIA on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Sunday October 7, 2018

US Coast Guard team returns home following Florence work

The team was in the Carolinas for around three weeks.

Saturday October 6, 2018

Charleston doctor convicted of sexual abuse

After six hours of deliberations, jury convicts Dr. Steven Matulis of one count of sexual abuse, bud acquits him on the more serious charges of sexual assault

Top high school football teams in each class remain unbeaten in week 7: Roundup

Spring Valley didn't have much difficulty remaining undefeated, while Musselman delivered late to keep its unbeaten record.

Friday October 5, 2018

Man following women near Marshall campus pleads guilty to stalking

Michael Hankins sentenced to 6 months in jail.

Early control of C-USA East Division on the line

The winner of Friday's Marshall vs. Middle Tennessee State game will be in the driver's seat on the road to a conference title.

Thursday October 4, 2018

Man accused of hostage exchange killed

William Cox held a woman inside a home on Okey L. Patteson Road.

Three Guys Before The Game – Kansas Edition

It's a Pooka party with the fellas.

Paramedic training expands in North Central region

Program coordinator Ben Tacy said that the move was intended to better serve students in a geographical sense.

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