Day: August 20, 2018 Archives

MondayAugust 20, 2018

Senators approve rules for Supreme Court impeachment trials

Lawmakers debate whether presiding judge should be allowed to decide the order of trials.

Three Guys Before The Game – Taylor Lile WVU Football Nutritionist

The Mountaineer football program has made a massive new commitment to nutrition. In addition to a new multimillion-dollar training table, the university has hired a new sports nutritionist to oversee all aspects of the team's diet.

High school football preview: Week 1 in Class AAA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Watch as Greg Carey and Joe Brocato of WVMetroNews break down key opening-week matchups in Class AAA: — Parkersburg (7-4) at Morgantown (4-7), Thursday (Live-streamed on MetroNews) — South Charleston (4-7) at George Washington (5-6), Thursday — University (11-1) at John Marshall (8-4), Friday Later this week: Class AA and Class A previews.

Dead body discovered on WVU campus

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

Gov. Justice sends letter supporting Minden to EPA

"I am going to do everything I can to make sure this site is listed," said Gov. Justice.

State Fair CEO says good weather, show lineup led to strong attendance

"It was in the mid 70's most of the week," said State Fair CEO Kelly Collins.

Who Is Your Favorite For 2018?

It is indeed that very special time of the year… is game week for the 2018 high school football season and time once again for those “Friday Night Lights”! Before we begin our weekly thoughts of what lies ahead for the 2018 season, let us first recap 2017 with a quick trip back to December

State Park upgrades to start November 1

State Parks expect to spend about $60 Million in capital improvements over the next few years, money funded by a bond sale.

Mountaineers start 17th in AP preseason poll

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia opened the preseason at No. 17 in the Associated Press poll, released Monday. It marks the fourth time in eight seasons under coach Dana Holgorsen that the Mountaineers were ranked in the preseason. So far, they’ve ended the year in the Top 25 only twice. MORE: The AP preseason

WV impeachment: Senators establish rules for trial

State Senate takes first step toward impeachment trial.

Justice Davis would keep retirement benefits, order states

Governor's office says same process happens for every judge who retires.

Pa. man wanted for Trump threats spotted in Cumberland, Md.

Man threatened to shoot President Donald Trump in the head has been in and out of West Virginia in recent days.

Violent robbery in Kanawha County leaves one hurt

Couple rob a gaming parlor and put the clerk in the hospital

Martinsburg, Fairmont Senior, Wheeling Central retain top spots

See how your team stacks up as the WVMetroNews statewide high school rankings debut for 2018.

‘Dissident fraternities’ causing WVU to take action

In February, WVU placed a moratorium on social activity for all 16 members of the Interfraternity Council.

Taylor County church celebrates bicentennial

The people of Beulah Baptist Church have gathered in worship for 200 years, marking the first congregation August 18, 1818.

Right-of-ways work to begin this fall on Ravenswood power project

O.R. Colan will serve as the right-of-way contractor.

Robin Davis’s tone deaf parting shots

The opening sentences of Robin Davis’s letter of resignation as a State Supreme Court Justice read as follows: “I deliver this statement today in dismay, disbelief, and in sadness.  I feel profound grief for the State of West Virginia given the current state of affairs.” Who could disagree with that? The events that have come