Day: April 26, 2019 Archives

FridayApril 26, 2019

New England Patriots select Yodny Cajuste with 101st pick in 2019 NFL Draft

Yodny Cajuste was the second straight West Virginia player taken in the 2019 NFL Draft, heading to the defending champs.

Will Grier drafted by Carolina Panthers with 100th pick in 2019 NFL Draft

West Virginia quarterback Will Grier was the first Mountaineer taken in the 2019 NFL Draft, going to his hometown Panthers.

Petersen tosses 1-hitter as Ripley halts Morgantown’s 17-game win streak

Dane Petersen tossed a gem against one of the state's premier offensive teams.

Ritchie pitches and hits GW past University, 7-1

Trey Ritchie goes 3-for-3 and K's 8 for the Patriots.

Speed limit cut on Turnpike portion in Mercer County

The stretch in question is in Mercer County between Camp Creek and Flat Top.

Community college chancellor becomes the new interim higher ed chancellor, too

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Higher Education Policy Commission looked close to home to find a new interim chancellor. During a regularly-scheduled meeting, the commission named Sarah Armstrong Tucker, who is already chancellor of West Virginia’s community and technical college system. That means Tucker will be wearing two hats temporarily. She’ll be over both the four-year institutions

W.Va. DNR director accused of domestic violence, reaches agreement, remains on job

Arrest report indicates ex-wife believed he might kill her.

W.Va. State Parks unveil on-line reservation tools

Camping reservations can now be made on-line and more upgrades have been completed to campsites in more than 16 West Virginia State Parks.

Glenville State College avoids tuition hike for third straight year

GSC announed the rates for next year on Friday.

Felony charge brought against Mountain Valley Pipeline protester

The pipeline was been the subject of ongoing protests and legal challenges.

Should prison inmates be allowed to vote? (No)

Vermont Senator and Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders caused a stir this week when he said felons should have the right to vote even while they are in prison.  When pressed on whether sex offenders or even the Boston Marathon bomber should be able to vote from behind bars, Sanders held his ground. “Yes, even for