Day: August 30, 2018 Archives

ThursdayAugust 30, 2018

Person dead in Logan shooting

Dingess Street is closed as police continue looking for a suspect.

First-timers strike as West Virginia women handle Xavier, 3-0

Freshmen Addison Clark and Issy Sibley scored their first career goals and No. 17 West Virginia finally claimed its first win of the season, 3-0 over Xavier in women’s soccer Thursday night.

Jackson County health official visits White House

Jackson County Health Department director Amy Haskins spoke about federally-funded efforts.

Federal agencies publish fentanyl exposure guide, video

Federal agencies published its recommendations for first responders regarding protection from exposure to synthetic opioids, such as fentanyl.

Justice gets update on warehouse fire cleanup

Solid waste removal nears completion.

Escaped inmate back in custody, apprehended in Barbour County

Hoover is now back in custody at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail in Belington.

West Nile virus confirmed in Doddridge County mosquitoes

While mosquitoes did test positive for the virus, there are no human cases of West Nile.

U.S. marshal is tasked with collecting $1 million owed by Justice’s companies

The collection extends to several banks holding funds for Justice's companies.

First sports bet made in West Virginia

Soft opening at Hollywood Casino.

North Central football report: Week 2

Morgantown and University hit the road, while Bridgeport welcomes Liberty Harrison.

For parents and educators, difficult discussion approaching in Preston County

"We are the largest county, I think, in the state of West Virginia who's trying to operate without an excess levy," Superintendent Steve Wotring said.

Davis & Elkins, UNC-Pembroke joining Mountain East

Davis & Elkins will become a full member of the MEC starting in the 2019-2020 academic year.

Osita Smith commitment adds to WVU’s safety stockpile

  MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Another Smith, another safety commitment for West Virginia. Rivals three-star recruit Osita Smith of Columbia, Md., pledged Thursday over offers from Boston College, Purdue, Wake Forest, Indiana, Rutgers and Cincinnati. The 6-foot-2, 195-pounder announced his intentions exactly one week after the Mountaineers gained a commitment from safety Tykee Smith of Philadelphia.

Community mourns the death of former South Charleston quarterback

Former South Charleston head coach remembers Tyler Harris as a player who "refused to lose"

‘Huge’ recruiting opportunities in North Carolina: Spavital

Holgorsen regrets not targeting the Charlotte area years ago when the WVU-Tennessee game was announced.

Kanawha Valley high school football report: Week 2

Hurricane vs. Spring Valley is one of several Week 2 showdowns for Kanawha Valley teams.

“The Pride” heads south with stops planned in Mercer County, North Carolina

Members of West Virginia University's Mountaineer Marching Band leave Morgantown on Friday.

Southwestern football report: Week 2

A top 10 matchup in Class AAA and a matchup of ranked teams in Class AA are both on the Week 2 schedule in the Southwestern region.

US Chamber of Commerce backs Morrisey in Senate matchup

The organization backed U.S. Sen, Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., in the 2010 special election.