Day: August 27, 2018 Archives

MondayAugust 27, 2018

CDC director visits West Virginia to understand opioid crisis response

Dr. Robert Redfield stopped in Huntington and Charleston on Monday.

Capito tours immigration sites over weekend

Capito visited numerous points to better understand how to address problems associated with people illegally immigrating into the country.

Fairmont’s Jalen Bridges nets offer from WVU

Fairmont Senior's Jalen Bridges nets his 21st Division I offer.

Assessing needs, structure focus of Blue Ribbon meeting

Presidents of four-year institutions, the Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Education Association met in Bridgeport.

Manchin, Capito have fond memories of McCain

Flags at half-staff in West Virginia after death of longtime U.S. Senator.

Sheriff: One set of remains found in Raleigh County identified

Wheeling man part of a missing persons case.

High school football preview: Week 2 in Class AAA

The top 3 matchups on the board for Week 2 of Class AAA football are discussed.

New W.Va. House Speaker to emerge this week

Delegates to caucus on Tuesday evening and then vote on Wednesday morning.

Charleston native Switzer traded from Raiders to Steelers

Ryan Switzer was traded from Oakland to Pittsburgh on Monday.

Monroe County devastated with news of former athlete’s murder

BALLARD, W.Va. — Former WVU football player Steve Newberry says he wasn’t surprised to learn that Taylor Robertson had a lot of success as a video gamer playing the game of football in the Madden series. Newberry, who helped coached Robertson during his playing days at James Monroe High School, said as a free safety

Three Guys Before The Game – Tennessee edition

With the season opener on Saturday, Tony Caridi, Brad Howe, and Hoppy Kercheval dive into West Virginia's intriguing matchup with the Tennessee Volunteers.

Man charged after threatening a ‘mass shooting’ in WVU classroom

WVU Police charged Zachary Ryan Johnson, of Bruceton Mills, with the crime.

Judge asks, as a practical matter, how he could make WV governor live in the capital

Lawyers for Governor Justice ask for delegate's lawsuit to be dismissed.

Few Surprises in Week #1, If Any!

Week number one of the high school football season kicked off last Thursday night with some exciting games and that excitement certainly continued with the 55 games played on Friday night around the state. We always expect a few surprises in week number one of the season, but this past week found very few.  A

Wood County fatal fire 30th fire death this year in WV

Investigators say latest blaze appears accidental.

Chop block rule change fuels questions, skepticism

Colton McKivitz said he was upset about the new rule that prevents cut blocks downfield.

Glenville State College celebrates 50 years of its forestry program

GLENVILLE, W.Va. — For half a century, Glenville State College has provided students of the institution’s renowned Forest Technology program with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed far beyond GSC’s campus. “That’s what we pride ourself on,” said GSC Academic Laboratory Instructional Assistant Tom Snyder. “That’s been our reputation that when a Glenville graduate is out there,

WVU Prof: Future of voting in the U.S. based on our ability to adapt to new threats

"In cyber security, you have to have constant awareness," Dr. Saiph Savage said.