Day: December 20, 2018 Archives

ThursdayDecember 20, 2018

Martin excited to begin career as Mountaineer

Capital's Kerry Martin is the lone West Virginia native on scholarship in WVU's recruiting class for next season.

Receiver David Sills determined to take his final bow as a Mountaineer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – No amount of cost-benefit analysis is going to keep David Sills from his final game as a West Virginia Mountaineer. Sills knows there’s a risk of getting hurt when the Mountaineers play Syracuse in the Camping World Bowl on Dec. 28. But if you aren’t into risks, football is the wrong line

Goodwin names three to leadership team

Charleston Mayor-elect Amy Goodwin is scheduled to take office on Jan. 7.

PEIA Finance Board approves plan with no premium increase

Finance Board accepts governor's proposal increasing flexibility for cross-boarder medical care.

Bluefield State College president stepping down, will serve as ‘special advisor’

Dr. Marsha Krotseng will be an advisor to the board of governors until August 2019.

Trio of state natives sign early to play at Marshall

Grant Wells, Amir Richardson and Tristen Bittner excited to play for Herd in future.

Conservation Fund acquires nearly 19,000 acres for West Virginia DNR

Property will eventually become public hunting and outdoor recreation land across seven counties in western West Virginia

Householder favors tax cuts, tax reform

New House Finance Committee chairman outlines priorities during appearance on MetroNews "Talkline."

NWS says chances of white Christmas in most of West Virginia are slim

Rain moving into the state as flood watches going into effect through Friday evening.

Dolly Sods roads to close January 1

Annual shutdown prohibits vehicle access from January-April

Nester garners Stydahar Award for state’s top interior lineman

Spring Valley's Doug Nester was honored for his play in the trenches.

West Virginia drops 11,216 more residents, Census reports

West Virginia is one of nine states to lose population over the past year.

Ohio man charged in Summers County fatal shooting

Investigators say crime is drug-related.

Preston County man arrested after challenging police, amassing weapons

Jamie Michael Savage, 42, was arrested without shots being fired. He was in the Tygart Valley Regional Jail Wednesday in lieu of $250,000 bond, charged with strangulation and wanton endangerment involving a firearm.

New chairs of education committees will have their hands full

When the 2019 legislative session begins next month we should watch even more closely than usual what happens on the education front, particularly with two new committee chairs.  Senator Patricia Rucker (R-Jefferson) will head the Senate Education Committee while Delegate Danny Hamrick (R-Harrison) will be in charge of the House Education Committee. Hamrick is entering