Thursday May 26, 2016

Boone County Superintendent Hudson to take up same role in Putnam

Hudson says he'll miss Boone County but Putnam County position was aligned with his skill set.

Gee recommended for another 5 years at WVU

The Board of Govenors voted unanimously to send the proposal to the Higher Education Policy Commission.

Excitement builds as Wheeling Nailers play for the title

"Team of Misfits" with third coach of the year finds itself on the verge of history

House advances bill ending Racetrack Modernization Fund

The bill is similar to one the House approved months ago during the 2016 Regular Legislative Session.

Mingo County sheriff reveals grim details of Hatfield murder

Sheriff says Hatfield ran for the woods after he was shot in the back

Bikers arrive in Capital City for annual Run for the Wall stop

The annual 10-day trip began in California and will end Friday in Washington, D.C.

Senate Finance chair says bigger Rainy Day dip could keep state government running in short-term

The real budget deadline, according to Senate Finance Committee Chair Mike Hall (R-Putnam, 04), is weeks earlier than July 1.

Bond denied for Mingo County murder suspect

Mingo County Sheriff James Smith,"Arriaga walked up behind Hatfield, shot twice, hitting him once in the back"

Harrison County man arrested after stabbing, threatening neighbors with bow and arrow

After a short stand off with police, Ketterman was taken into custody without further incident.

Three arrested in Fayette County after convenience store clerk and two others attempt robbery

The cashier admitted to police to conspiring with the two suspects to steal money from the store.

Wednesday May 25, 2016

Emotional ‘Run for the Wall’ journey makes stop in Putnam County

Hundreds of bikers arrived in Hurricane Wednesday night on their journey to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Kanawha Del. Pushkin introduces bill legalizing marijuana in WV

The bill would decriminalize and permit personal use, growth and possession of certain amounts of marijuana by persons over the age of 21.

W.Va. spellers out; final rounds of Scripps Spelling Bee to be held Thursday

All five West Virginia spellers will no longer compete.

State Police: Motive was robbery for drug money in Hatfield murder case

Three suspects are in custody charged in connection to the death of former coal executive Ben Hatfield.

Vandalia Gathering celebrates 40 years

The event will be held on the state Capitol Grounds in Charleston this Friday through Sunday.

Officials indicate strong interest in Sugar Grove site

General Services Administration to give private tours by appointment Thursday of Pendleton County property

Budget work continues at State Capitol after tobacco tax bill rejection in House

'It's not time to panic. It's time to build consensus,' says House Majority Leader Daryl Cowles (R-Morgan, 58).

Update: Morgantown fireman killed in crash

The off-duty fireman's car was struck at the intersection of U.S. 119 and the I-68 on ramp.

Third person sought for questioning in Hatfield murder

Fort Gay man arrested on unrelated charges in Kentucky sought for questioning in murder of Ben Hatfield

State Senator floats idea of university privatization in effort to reduce budget

Senator Craig Blair (R - Berkeley, 15) said it should be considered as a real possibility.

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