Day: April 18, 2019 Archives

ThursdayApril 18, 2019

Lawmakers host education forum in Putnam County

The state Department of Education and Senate Democrats have held similar events over the last month.

Clarksburg police shut down two drug homes

Police determined illegal drug activity was happening at 152 Ocello Ave. and 1601 Hamill Ave.

Philip Barbour sweeps season series from Elkins, 5-4

The Colts improve to 13-4 behind a 4-run sixth inning.

Hoyer: Guard member who died in training accident lived “the Army values”

Sgt. 1st Class Nicholas Sheperty had decorated military career.

Hino Motors move to new manufacturing plant in Mineral Wells advancing

Hino plant manager said they expect to begin the new assembly on April 29.

Father of victim: “No reason” for shooting

John Stewart Jr., 46, was shot and killed by a deputy, according to Monongalia County Sheriff Perry Palmer. A deputy was dispatched after a 911 call stated Stewart threatened to stab his sister, Palmer said in a press release.

Carper gets the gift of life from his own daughter

Kanawha County Commission President Kent Carper talks about his daughter's decision to donate a kidney to him for a life saving transplant procedure.

Brown goes the distance in Lincoln’s 6-1 win over Robert C. Byrd

Cougars set tone with four runs in first inning.

Manchin, Capito respond to Mueller report

Manchin says Americans should reach own conclusions; Capito says time to move on.

Safety changes in oil and gas industry understood by operators at seminar

The state PSC and WVONGA co-hosted the event Thursday in Charleston.

NCWV Airport on track for highly booming year

As of March 31, the total number of enplanements was at 9,211, NCWV Airport Director Rick Rock said.

One dead in Parkersburg fire

Blaze reported at just before noon Thursday.

Hoyer to release more information on Guard member death

Death came during training exercise in Suffolk, Va.

When the drug dealer is the doctor

Battling the ongoing opioid crisis is extremely difficult. The prescription drugs are highly addictive, and the newer wave of illegal synthetics are many times more addictive. The results are devastating.  A study by WVU released this week found that between 2015 and 2017, deaths from fentanyl were 122 percent higher than they were from 2005