Day: March 18, 2019 Archives

MondayMarch 18, 2019

Mike Carey decries NCAA snub as ‘a joke’; WVU accepts WNIT bid

West Virginia was shunned by the NCAA tournament committee, and coach Mike Carey is not happy.

Education forum series begins in Cabell County

Around 200 people participated in group discussions on topics such as funding, school choice and school support initiatives.

Diving catch saves game for BU as the Bucs hold off University

A seventh-inning rally fell just short for University, as the Bucs won their season opener.

Freshman guard announces transfer from West Virginia

The freshman from Acworth, Ga., Doomes played in 12 games and averaged 2.2 points this season.

Why increased funding hasn’t fixed West Virginia’s roads

Justice advocates for more money, more workers, more equipment.

Man charged in 10-month-old’s death claims he blacked out

Benjamin Taylor takes the stand in his own defense.

With Carolyn Long departing as interim chancellor, search starts yet again

Agenda calls for HEPC to deal with interim chancellor's expected departure.

Wheeling Park community remembering former student, football star

The football teams leading scorer was shot and killed over the weekend.

Webster County celebrates a title

They came from every small community in the mountains to share in the pride and joy of their small town school winning a big time state championship.

Parkersburg South’s Amos garners Dutton Award

Patriot is fresh off perfect season.

Area experts aim to prepare residents through Severe Weather Awareness Week

A Statewide Tornado Safety Drill will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, with all residents urged to practice safety measures.

Residents express concern to police over KKK information left on doorsteps in Morgantown

In the wake of a terrorist attack against a mosque in New Zealand, public concern over hate speech reaches police.

Fairmont police seek person of interest in connection to fatal fire

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — City police are investigating an apparent arson that resulted in the death of an unidentified person in Fairmont. Investigators are seeking a person of interest in the Gaston Avenue fire from March 15. Police are attempting to identify the person based on photographs and clothing worn at the time of the alleged

Students learn how to conserve water as part of “Fix a Leak Week”

The Public Service Commission of West Virginia is putting on the week.

Canstruction uses art to benefit Charleston-area food pantry

The 13th annual competition kicked off Friday at the Clay Center for the Arts and Sciences of West Virginia

Debate over school safety should be based on fact not fear

During the just-completed regular session of the Legislature, the House of Delegates approved a version of the comprehensive education reform bill that included a provision requiring a law enforcement officer for every school in the state.  The House approved the amendment 82-17, so there was significant bipartisan support. The bill eventually died, so it’s a

Education reform forums begin this week

First of 7 to be held Monday evening in Cabell County.

Teamsters local vote to join forces with WV AFL-CIO

Union officials say joining will help strengthen position in opposition to anti-union legislation and political races.