Day: August 28, 2018 Archives

TuesdayAugust 28, 2018

Republicans nominate Roger Hanshaw to be new House speaker

Hanshaw is a two-term delegate from Clay County.

Jefferson County residents raise concerns about Rockwool facility

Construction on the site is expected to wrap up in the early part of 2020.

Arguments in Blankenship candidacy case to be heard Wednesday

Former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship finished third in this year's Republican primary for U.S. Senate.

West Virginia’s Josh Sills adding savvy to mauler attitude

The 6-foot-6, 330-pound guard made 10 starts last season despite "terrible" technique.

Photo Gallery: Logan defeats county rival Man

Photos from the Logan County matchup between Man & Logan.

Northern Panhandle Report: Week 2

Wheeling Central renews its rivalry with Madonna, while Williamstown looks to avoid an 0-2 start at Magnolia.

Another house is completed through WV Rise flood relief

The number of outstanding cases is now 427.

Notebook: Depth-chart gamesmanship or actual uncertainty?

Holgorsen and Jeremy Pruitt left a lot of starting jobs up in the air this week.

Police officer allegedly left sons in hot car

Charleston PD member on paid administrative leave.

Pence: McCain will be appropriately honored by Trump administration

Vice President guest on MetroNews "Talkline."

Super PAC makes rare splash on House Speaker’s race

Political action committee takes unusual step of aiming to influence House speaker vote.

Florida restaurant group buying Fat Patty’s

Buyers believe they can grow the brand and expand the franchise opportunities of a popular restaurant chain based in Huntington

Natural Resources Police confiscate 17 rattlesnakes captured illegally

Man who was an arm chair herpetologist didn't want to hurt snakes, but was in fact a snake enthusiast. Investigators say he didn't realize what he was doing violated the law.

Bluefield State College player dies after open gym

Timeyin Amatossero-Keke collapsed; students offered counseling.

High school football preview: Week 2 in Class AA

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Watch Greg Carey and Joe Brocato of MetroNews Sports break down the best matchups in Class AA for Week 2: — Mingo Central (0-1) at Wayne (0-1) — Liberty (1-0) at Bridgeport (1-0) — Shady Spring (1-0) at Nicholas County (1-0)

Hedgesville hoping to build off convincing victory to start season

Seeking a return trip to the Class AAA playoffs, Hedgesville wants to rack up wins early in the season.

High expectations surround 2018 Thundering Herd

Marshall opens the season on the road against former MAC rival Miami (Ohio).

Simms in better state for this year’s opener: ‘He’s an electric player’

West Virginia's fastest receiver was saddled by 2017's suspension. Now, teammates are expecting to see him blister defenses.

12 people arrested in Huntington sweep

A majority of the arrestees were "high-value targets stemming from ongoing criminal investigations."

How John McCain fell in love with his country, and the lessons he leaves behind

The death of Senator John McCain caused me to go back and read his acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention in 2008.  That convention, his nomination and the words he spoke that night in St. Paul were pretty quickly forgotten because, just a few months later, the country would make history by electing Barack