Day: July 2, 2019 Archives

TuesdayJuly 2, 2019

Former Marshall student appears in court for probation revocation hearing

Joseph Chase Hardin, 22, was accused of sexually assaulting two female students off-campus.

Wayne County railroad facility set for lease

The state Port Authority voted to negotiate a short-term contract on operations of the Heartland Intermodal Gateway in Prichard.

Lincoln County man allegedly threatens to kill family judge

The alleged threats were over child custody hearings.

Flood problems minimal in Whitmer, Job is a different story

Fire crews from Whitmer VFD found themselves with a hard trek just to get to neighboring communities to help during Sunday's high water

Damage assessment underway on Monongahela National Forest

Forest Service works to have all facilities open for whats expected to be a lot of Fourth of July visitors

The storm from nowhere; damage assessments underway following mountain counties flash flooding

Randolph County commissioner says isolated area hit but damage is devastating.

NASA’s IV&V Facility rededicated to honor achievements of West Virginia native Katherine Johnson

NASA’s Independent Verification and Validation Facility in Fairmont was redesignated as the Katherine Johnson Independent Verification and Validation Facility

Road, home damage being evaluated in Aurora after flash flooding

The National Weather Service estimated the Preston County town saw at least 4 inches of rain during storms from Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Massive fire leaves extensive damage for Marion County restaurant

The blaze began just after 4:30 a.m. Tuesday. There is not yet word on the cause of the fire or the extent of damages.

Capitalism vs. Socialism

One of the issues emerging in the 2020 presidential race, at least among Democratic candidates, is whether the United States should become more socialist.  I say more socialist because the government already plays a significant role in the production and distribution of goods and services—think Medicare, Medicaid, food stamps, Social Security, public education, national defense,