Shauna Johnson

Wednesday April 11, 2018

New tourism campaign for West Virginia launches with focus on Mountain State views

The focus is on the Mountain State's "Almost Heaven" landscape.

Monday April 9, 2018

Huntington mayor on Cabell County drug overdose decline: ‘We feel we are on the right track.’

During the first three months of 2018, Cabell County officials reported a 36 percent drop in overdoses compared with the same time in 2017.

Advocate calls new state law written to reduce rape kit backlog “a great first step”

Going forward, Ilse Knecht with the Joyful Heart Foundation said West Virginia lawmakers should look at mandating rape kit testing and tracking such criminal evidence.

Sunday April 8, 2018

Cabell County teen back on Broadway in Disney’s ‘Frozen’

Brooklyn Nelson, 13, is an 8th grader at Barboursville Middle School.

Monday April 2, 2018

Acting secretary optimistic about transition ahead for state Department of Education and the Arts

"I've been thoroughly impressed with the agencies as I've walked in," said Clayton Burch, associate state superintendent of schools and interim secretary for W.Va. Department of Education and the Arts.

Sunday April 1, 2018

Parts of West Virginia’s northern mountains under winter storm warnings, watches for start of new week

As of Sunday, forecasters were predicting the heaviest snow would fall by Monday in eastern Tucker County and eastern Preston County.

Monday March 26, 2018

Formerly striking Frontier employees preparing to return to work

A tentative contract deal was reached late on Sunday.

Friday March 23, 2018

NWS: Weekend storm to bring snow to southeastern West Virginia

Winter Storm Watches were posted in several counties for Saturday.

Thursday March 22, 2018

ER open to patients at Logan Regional Medical Center; Man charged with setting off sprinklers, causing flooding

Hospital officials said Thursday it'll be several days before all of the ER rooms are open fully.

Mason County, 20 others are part of Federal Disaster Declaration request

Governor Jim Justice submitted a request for public assistance last week following flooding in February.

Wednesday March 21, 2018

Wheeling’s needle exchange program is not getting the kinds of criticisms reported in Charleston

Needle exchanges are about preventing disease, said Howard Gamble, administrator for the Wheeling-Ohio County Health Department.

Tuesday March 20, 2018

Capitol Hill hearing focuses on West Virginia students and others across the U.S. in ‘homework gap’

The gap is the overlap between students assigned homework requiring internet access at school who do not have broadband at home.

Monday March 19, 2018

For or against? 2 proposed Constitutional amendments will be on West Virginia general election ballots

The proposals deal with abortion rights and oversight for judicial spending.

Marshall officials welcome increased attention after ‘incredible run’ for Herd in NCAA Tournament

"Anything that puts Marshall out there," said Dr. Tammy Johnson, executive director of admissions, "is a good thing for us."

Wednesday March 14, 2018

Jefferson County again ranked best, McDowell County worst for health

On Wednesday, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute released the 9th Annual County Health Rankings.

Monday March 12, 2018

With a lot of support, Marshall preps for Wichita State in opening round of NCAA Tournament

"We might be able to pull a big upset," Head Coach Dan D'Antoni said on Monday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Wheeling mayor to focus on economic development in Tuesday State of City Address

"We're far from out of the woods, but it's a really exciting time for the city," Mayor Glenn Elliott told MetroNews.

Thursday March 8, 2018

State superintendent recommends use of spring break for strike makeup days

Dr. Steve Paine talked about it on Thursday's MetroNews "Talkline."

Thursday March 1, 2018

Huntington documentary will take 3 Cabell County women to Sunday’s Academy Awards

"We had no idea that all this was going to happen," said Necia Freeman, one of the women featured in the Netflix film.

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