Day: July 11, 2019 Archives

ThursdayJuly 11, 2019

Clarksburg council suspends Howe for 30 days

Martin Howe has been city manager since 2005.

Swedish tight end Viktor Wikstrom becomes WVU’s first 2021 commit

The first player to commit in West Virginia's 2021 recruiting class isn't exactly a local.

State superintendent of schools not willing to accept salary increase

Paine cited lack of certified teachers in the classroom throughout the state.

Former Clarksburg councilman calls push to fire city manager a ‘personal issue’

While Bowden said he understands a new council wanting to effect change in the city, he feels the motivation is misplaced.

Turnpike median reinforcement work at Camp Creek to begin immediately

GM Barr expects completion of the work by October.

Rural schools hail pilot four-class system for high school sports

Coach Tom Wamsley of Tygarts Valley High School says it's not a case of private vs. public schools, but rather a matter of rural vs. urban schools. He says teams like his are at a great disadvantage simply by their location.

Charleston Police Department welcomes 5 new officers

One is the son of a current DNR officer.

State school board approves pay raise for Paine

He’ll get as much as teachers have the last two years.

Catholic group launches Diocese donation boycott

Those with Lay Catholic Voices for Change said the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston needs to take steps to 'restore trust' after allegations against former Bishop Michael Bransfield.

Jackson superintendent argues in Washington for continued federal E-Rate funding

The funding could be affected if the Federal Communications Commission finalizes a cap on the Universal Service Fund later this year.

Huggins rewards Logan Routt with open scholarship spot

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — The latest scholarship addition to West Virginia’s basketball roster has been there all along. WVU head coach Bob Huggins said during a press conference Wednesday that 6-foot-11 center Logan Routt is back on scholarship for his senior season. “He deserves it,” Huggins said. “He’s been on scholarship before. He’s had other

Who can repair the WV GOP?

Tempers flared at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Kanawha County Republican Party Executive Committee.  There was shouting, arguments and hurt feelings. As one committee member told MetroNews, “It was awful. Longtime friends have taken separate paths.” We’ll get to the specifics of Tuesday night’s blow up shortly, but it’s important to first understand how the