Month: January 2019 Archives

ThursdayJanuary 31, 2019

Mountaineers didn’t execute ‘wrinkles’ against Iowa State’s defensive switching

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — It was supposed to be a simple solution to a complex problem, one that had been constructed and practiced in the two days leading up to West Virginia’s 93-68 loss against No. 20 Iowa State. Coach Bob Huggins knew the smaller and quicker Cyclones would trade off on defense anytime the Mountaineers

Chapmanville halts Logan’s 11-game win streak, 51-47

The Tigers take the opening meeting of the Logan County rivals.

Manchin urges Amtrak to look at private train policies

The Collis P. Huntington Railroad Historical Society operates the New River Train between Huntington and Hinton.

‘Fantastic turnout’ for Procter & Gamble’s first on-site job fair in Berkeley County

Their opportunities are pretty unique," said one enthusiastic job seeker.

Capito supports Barr as attorney general

Matthew Whitaker currently serves as acting attorney general, a position he took after Jeff Sessions' forced resignation in November.

5-star prospect Wright meets with West Virginia coaching staff in Huntington

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Much of the West Virginia football staff, including head coach Neal Brown, visited Huntington High School on Wednesday to meet with prized five-star recruit Darnell Wright. Highlanders coach Billy Seals confirmed the visit to MetroNews. Though frigid temperatures cancelled classes Wednesday for Cabell County students, Wright came to campus to meet with

Significant damage to longtime Wheeling company after 3-alarm fire

The fire took several hours to get under control.

23rd Circuit Judge Chris Wilkes on retirement: “I’m excited”

"I'm excited," Wilkes said during a Thursday interview.

Big education bill quietly passes committee; will go roaring into full Senate

No amendments or discussion offered in Committee of the Whole.

Town hall meetings in Parkersburg let citizens voice concerns, questions about Hepatitis A

The Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department encourages vaccination for best prevention.

Improving forecast has County Clerk hoping turnout strong for special election in Preston County

Early voting, which ended Jan. 30, brought 1,608 voters to the polls, five fewer than the 2016 primary.

Preseason baseball: West Virginia picked 6th by Big 12 coaches

IRVING, Texas — Texas Tech topped the Big 12 baseball preseason poll in a vote of league coaches, while West Virginia was picked sixth in the nine-team conference. Coaches were not permitted to vote for their own team. The Red Raiders, participants in the College World Series last season, were again slotted to finish No.

Medical marijuana finance bill advances in House

Supporters hope to attract credit unions for bids on financial handling.

Order recommends Timberline utility company be placed in receivership

Administrative law judge says Canaan Valley PSD should take over.

Raleigh County physician pleads guilty to healthcare fraud

The fraud took place at the Mullens Family Clinic in Wyoming County.

WVU, Fairmont State, and Pierpont all close for full day Thursday

The temperatures are slightly less extreme Thursday in the region, but the National Weather Service estimates wind chill valuations will be near eight degrees below zero.

Harrison County fugitive captured in Tyler County following pursuit

Medina was wanted by the Harrison County Sheriff's Department for possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine and DUI 3rd offense.