Day: December 17, 2018 Archives

MondayDecember 17, 2018

Roane County child dies of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning

The incident happened around 5 p.m. along Little Lefthand Road in Looneyville.

PEIA members air concerns, wishes at Morgantown public hearing

Attendees urged a long-term funding fix, fairness for patients seeking out-of-state care, and a severance tax hike.

Justice applauds state’s low workers’ compensation rate

The report states West Virginia employers pay the 48th highest workers' compensation premium rates in the United States.

Kentucky man sentenced for January bank robbery

Steve Ray Meeks, 62, of Louisa, Kentucky, was sentenced Monday to 63 months in prison.

Former cabinet secretary sentenced after embezzling funds from fire department

Clifford Keith Gwinn will spend up to 37 months behind bars and be responsible for paying restitution.

Alleged escape attempt at Southern Regional Jail foiled

Eight inmates were allegedly part of the plot.

ACLU intervenes with transgender Liberty High student allegedly bullied by assistant principal

Michael Critchfield, a sophomore at Liberty High School, said the incident happened during an after-school event before leaving on his way on a band trip on Nov. 27.

One charged, one still missing, after Boone County mine break-in

Wes Blackburn has been missing for nearly three weeks.

Herd arrives in Tampa, preps for bowl game vs. USF

After a long travel day on Sunday, Marshall has arrived in Tampa to begin preparations for its bowl matchup on Thursday.

Ravenswood principal says the school is enjoying new calendar

Jackson County Schools will end their semester this week.

3 Three Guys Before the Game–The Sagaba Saga

The 3 Guys (sans Tony) sort out the Sagaba Konate saga as the Mountaineer basketball team continues to struggle.

Frank Addington Jr. to return to Charleston for W.Va. Hunting and Show

The Aspirin Buster will be part of the 2018 West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show.

Marshall nips Akron for key non-league road win

Herd survives to top Zips, 75-74.

McKinley, Manchin express frustration, tepid optimism at avoiding shutdown

The impasse has left around 25 percent of government function at risk of shutting down, according to McKinley.

Police search for vandals who damaged baseball field at George Washington High

Joyriders tear through a fence and cause considerable field damage.

The gift of giving celebrated at CAMC Kidney Transplant Center

Former patients give care packages to current patients for the holidays.

WVU looks to include vaping as part of smoke-free campus policy

A change to the university’s tobacco and smoke free campus rule was unanimously approved on first reading.