Day: September 16, 2019 Archives

MondaySeptember 16, 2019

Manchin, colleagues send letter urging permanent funding for miners health care, pensions

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and other lawmakers sent a letter dated Monday to leaders of the Senate and the House of Representatives.

Fairmont State BOG votes to offer Martin new contract

The board met Monday, which attracted the attention of students as well as community members who want to see Mirta Martin remain as president.

Talks continue on second ChalleNGe Academy

The education omnibus that state lawmakers passed earlier this year also included language aimed at increasing enrollment at the ChalleNGe Academy to 600 students.

FEMA lifts sanctions, but still might reclaim a million dollars over questioned W.Va. grant oversight

West Virginia's Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management is appealing the disallowed dollars.

Wheeling University to bring back several academic and athletic programs

The institution cut programs amid a financial crisis.

Dreams of becoming U.S. citizen realized during naturalization ceremony

Hundreds of naturalization ceremonies are taking place this week as part of Constitution Day.

Musselman & Martinsburg face out-of-state foes (Class AAA Week 4 previews)

University and Wheeling Park meet on the island in a matchup of 2-1 teams.

Photo gallery: Ohio at Marshall

A closer look at the Herd's 33-31 victory over the Bobcats.

Roane County students return to school and try to move forward

Roane County students learn difficult lessons about life and loss this week.

Photo gallery: Mingo Central defeats Logan 52-6

LOGAN, W.Va. — Photos from Mingo Central’s 52-6 win at Logan. (Photos courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)

Brown: Tevin Bush back with Mountaineers following suspension

West Virginia's speedy receiver is back after a one-game suspension, but a starting offensive lineman may be gone a bit longer.

Small in Stature….But In Essence, Larger Than Life!

I am certain by now everyone across the state has heard about the tragic death of young Mr. Alex Miller, a split end/defensive back for the Raiders of Roane County!  If you visit the WVSSAC website and check out the football roster for Roane County, you will find this stat line for Alex: 80 SE/DB

Purdue Pharma declares bankruptcy, first step in proposed settlement with opioid-damaged communities

27 states and more than 2,000 local governments are part of proposed settlement.

Victim identified in Capital City shooting

The search for the shooter continued on Monday.

‘Game Changer’ campaign on opioids ready to kick off with summit

'Game Changer' was launched in June by the WVSSAC

Family searches for answers after veteran’s suspicious death

Family feels betrayed by VA but expresses confidence in investigation.

Division of Corrections job fairs begin Tuesday

People interested in working as correctional officers or other staff will be allowed to sign up at the events and even take a basic physical agility test, perform a drug screening and have their credentials checked.