Month: June 2014 Archives


MondayJune 30, 2014

New state school super has his work cut out for him

The first thing you notice when you talk with West Virginia’s next public school superintendent is his enthusiasm.  We know that Michael Martirano at least sounds like a guy who is up for the considerable challenge of leading, and improving, our state’s school system. This is no easy task.  West Virginia’s system of public education

Gov. Tomblin likes what he’s heard about new state school superintendent

Governor says good time for hire with education reform up and running.

Miss West Virginia won’t stand silent

Paige Madden already speaking out against domestic violence.

Home rule presentations start next week

Board chairman looking for creative presentations.

SundayJune 29, 2014

Final 2013-2014 WVSSAC team state champions

A look at all of the 2013-2014 WVSSAC team state champions in all classes throughout the state.

Yeager Airport denies playing role in Freedom spill

Disagreement over impact of runway extension project.

SaturdayJune 28, 2014

Hurricane’s Rogoszewski commits to North Carolina

Hurricane rising senior J.T. Rogoszewski will play baseball for North Carolina.

Former Mountaineer arrested on DUI charge

Morgantown police charge Aaron Beasley.

Oak Hill man missing

Family members say very unusual for man to leave local area.

A buyer for the Ormet plant

Idled operation right across the Ohio River from West Virginia.

One injured in Berkeley shooting

Victim suffered gunshot to face.

FridayJune 27, 2014

Kanawha commissioner still wants prosecutor to step down

Dave Hardy says Mark Plants' legal woes are costing taxpayers tens of thousands every month.

Martinsburg man linked to multiple stabbings

Deputies allege suspect was swinging knife wildly outside bar.

New program to offer efficient, affordable travel on I-79

The service will be funded with federal money and operated by Barons Bus Lines of Cleveland, Ohio to run passengers between Charleston and Morgantown

Junior Conservation Camp got it right

Kids attending camp run by the Department of Environmental Protection gain valuable knowledge in a fun setting.

Huntington Prep with ‘smooth transition’ following Fulford departure

Huntington Prep assistant Ryan Arrowood talks about the departure of head coach Rob Fulford to Missouri.

Putting the HEAT on heroin

Kanawha County tries to get ahead of new 'drug of choice.'