Day: March 19, 2019 Archives

TuesdayMarch 19, 2019

Education forums continue; third event Wednesday in Charleston

The state Department of Education announced Tuesday an eighth event will take place at Blennerhassett Middle School on March 25.

Religious, political leaders speak against hate at memorial service

The memorial service came four days after 50 people died in the shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Mercyhurst stalls West Liberty offense, Hilltoppers fall in NCAA Sweet 16

INDIANA, Pa. — Mercyhurst head coach Gary Manchel hoped his Lakers could hold West Liberty’s offense in the 60’s. With the nation’s highest-scoring offense (101.9 points per game), his hope appeared to be a bold statement. The Lakers nearly backed up Manchel’s belief. The Lakers held the Hilltoppers to a season-low point total, as Mercyhurst

Capito, McKinley again at top of bipartisan ratings

The Lugar Center and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University released their Bipartisan Index on Tuesday.

West Virginia baseball rolls to easy win over Youngstown State

The Mountaineers scored a season high as they iced the hapless Penguins.

Seiler put in charge of collaborative effort for West Virginia’s special teams

Spring practice is underway for West Virginia, and so is a special teams coordinator -- though he won't be working alone.

More than Majerle: Grand Canyon has size, better NET than Mountaineers

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — As a freshman at New Mexico State, Jermaine Haley scored a combined 16 points in two games against Grand Canyon. That’s the only up-close-and-personal experience any West Virginia player has against the Antelopes. “There’s only a couple of guys still left there from when I was there,” Haley said Tuesday, on the eve

Gee talks hope in state of university address

WVU president hope produced in Morgantown.

Fayette County man convicted of shooting at occupied vehicle

The defendent reportedly fired six shots at the vehicle.

Jackson County man convicted in Emmaleigh Barringer’s death

Jury took 2 hours to find Benjamin Taylor guilty on all counts in 10-month-old's 2016 death.

West Virginia Music Hall of Fame announces inductees for 2020

Five musicians will be inducted in April 2020.

Morrisey sues Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, Bransfield; Diocese responds

Attorney general's civil suit claims the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston and former Bishop Michael Bransfield knowingly employed pedophiles and failed to provide adequate and timely background checks on employees in Catholic schools and camps

Justice gathers highways workers, asks for lists of West Virginia roads to repair

Justice calls together highways leaders from across the state.

WVU BOG takes steps in connection with Montgomery campus

University plans to explore other options for uses of buildings.

Elkview students hear from families affected by drug abuse as part of USA HEAT

The program launched by U.S. Attorney Mike Stuart's office started on Monday.

Sweet Spot podcast: Which spring position battles are most crucial?

Episode 67 of "The Sweet Spot with A.T." delves into recruiting, Sagaba Konate and reclaiming our manhood in the CBI.

U.S. Department of Labor investigation results in more than $1 million in back wages

A federal appeals court affirmed a district court judgment requiring Fire & Safety Investigation Consulting Services LLC to pay $817,902 in back wages and an equal amount in liquidated damages to 70 employees.

Report on West Virginia county health again puts Jefferson at top, McDowell at bottom

The annual study comes from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute.

Charles Town City Council approves sewer bond for Rockwool line

The bond now heads to Charles Town Building Commission.

Teams build big to benefit Kanawha County food pantry

Awards were presented Monday night for the 2019 Canstruction Charleston event to benefit Covenant House Food Pantry.