Day: April 24, 2019 Archives

WednesdayApril 24, 2019

Wriston visits Marshall County over roads; natural gas leader defends industry

Wednesday's events come after Gov. Jim Justice visited Marshall County on Monday.

Boone County positions cut due to smaller budget

Next year's budget is worth $7.2 million, more than $1 million less than the current budget.

Will Grier leads historically deep West Virginia class into NFL Draft

Will Grier leads one of the deepest groups of West Virginia players to ever enter the NFL Draft pool.

122 percent increase in fentanyl deaths troubles WVU researchers

As this increase occurred, the death toll from prescription opioids decreased by 75 percent.

House minority leader says special session could be a success — or a mess

Special session may focus on changes to West Virginia's education system.

Lottery prepping to approve additional sports betting apps

Director John Myers says they are getting closer.

Former Ohio County teacher arraigned on sexual abuse charge of former student

The complaint says teacher and student, at the time, had a child together.

Westover man sentenced for illegally exporting scooters to Iran

Darus Zehrbach, 72, pleaded guilty to one count of offering a false statement to a federal agent. He pleaded in January in connection to a July 2016 incident.

Illegal dumping captured on video leads to citations

Tips from social media lead to citations of man captured on video dumping trash illegally in Boone County

UPDATE: Police arrest Morgantown man for April 20 shooting at strip club

Fred L-Deauntae Hudson was arrested Wednesday and charged with three felony offenses.

Raleigh County man killed in motorcycle crash

The victim was identified as Keith Vonscio of Beckley.

Hanshaw looks toward special agenda timing and agenda

Timing, duration, agenda and consensus remain questions.

Princeton woman accused of child porn distribution, incest

Investigators say the suspect was distributing pornography through Facebook Messenger.

Manchin on Governor’s race: ‘I’m thinking seriously and solidly about it.’

Last January, I wrote that U.S. Senator Joe Manchin was once again considering running for Governor of West Virginia.  The column, subsequent reporting and interviews given by the Democrat fueled speculation that Manchin was willing to give up a plum Senate seat if he could successfully return to the Governor’s mansion. It’s been almost four