Day: March 25, 2019 Archives

MondayMarch 25, 2019

DOT releases lists of roads needing maintenance

The release comes less than a week after Gov. Jim Justice ordered Division of Highways employees to compile lists of roads in most significant need of work.

Sour ending to a sour season for Mountaineers: Taylor

Allan Taylor's commentary from West Virginia's 109-91 loss in the CBI quarterfinals.

Illinois company to move into former Wheeling Corrugating facility

Jupiter Aluminum announced Monday it is expanding to the former Wheeling Corrugating Plant in Brooke County.

Coastal Carolina squashes West Virginia’s late-season momentum, 109-91

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia ended its season Monday the same way it was started. Frustrations over a severe lack of defense, and questions surrounded the status of freshman forward Derek Culver, who sat out the first half of the Mountaineers’ 109-91 loss to Coastal Carolina in the CBI quarterfinals. West Virginia coach Bob Huggins

Jordan McCabe after CBI blowout: ‘We let people down’

Justin Jackson's notebook from the WVU Coliseum and a 109-91 loss to Coastal Carolina.

Education forum held in Wood County

The state Department of Education added the forum last week over concerns about not doing enough to hear from stakeholders in the Mid-Ohio Valley.

West Virginia lawmakers react to Mueller report

Most of West Virginia's congressional delegates expressed satisfaction with the report which states there is no evidence showing anyone with President Donald Trump's campaign worked with Russia to affect the 2016 election.

Former Williamson basketball standout, coach fondly remembered

Danny Moses died suddenly over the weekend.

Federal prosecutors claim Wheeling Hospital committed Medicare fraud

U.S. attorneys claim Wheeling Hospital solidified its finances by overpaying physicians who then steered millions of dollars in services back to the hospital. 

West Virginia defensive linemen eating up Lesley’s new style

West Virginia's defensive line will be in more of an attack mode this fall, but the players have to learn how this spring.

DOH updates Preston on roadwork progress

So far: nearly 118 miles of shoulder miles cleaned.

State to receive additional $14 million from feds to battle opioid epidemic

New funds will join $28 million awarded last year.

City of Martinsburg: 20+ acres sold to high-tech research and development firm

MAG R&D and IMMY, Inc. aim to bring high-tech jobs to the Eastern Panhandle.

Photo gallery: Logan sweeps pair from Mingo Central

LOGAN, W.Va. — Photos from Logan’s doubleheader sweep of Mingo Central in the Wildcats’ home opening games Saturday. Logan took the first contest 8-1 and the nightcap 16-0. (Photos courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)

Judicial community remembers ‘good guy’ Stucky

Former Kanawha County circuit judge died in Hospice care Sunday.

Suspended women’s player sues WVU for reinstatement; judge denies it

The lawsuit claimed Theresa Ekhelar, a center, was being arbitrary punished twice by the athletics department.

Uber rape case won’t go before third jury

“This is not a win for the defendant,” Monongalia County Prosecutor Perri DeChristopher wrote. “It is a loss for us all.”

June will bring retirement benefit increase for some state worker and teacher retirees

For those with more than 25 years of credited service, the monthly retirement benefit is going up to $750 per month.

MetroNews Baseball Power Rankings: Week 1

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The MetroNews high school baseball poll is voted upon weekly by a panel of 10 radio broadcasters and sports writers across West Virginia. The rankings include total points and first-place votes in parenthesis.