Day: September 18, 2019 Archives

WednesdaySeptember 18, 2019

A week after announced closure, Justice-owned Pinnacle plant announces reopening

A dozen employees were laid off; operators say most may come back.

Marshall journalism school to honor 5 graduates with induction into Hall of Fame

Chris Dickerson, Janet Dooley, Rick Haye, Keith Morehouse and Sandy Wells are this year's inductees.

No. 1 meets No. 2 as Fairmont Sr. visits Bridgeport Thursday

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Monongalia County officials consider rules for subdivisions

The policies will be designed to guarantee safe and adequate streets, utilities, and drainage.

25 Fairmont hospital employees laid off

Employees of the Fairmont Regional Medical Center learned Wednesday they were laid off from the facility.

Yeager Airport ‘flips the switch’ on new solar panels

The project has an estimated cost savings of over $50,000 per year.

‘Operation Shutdown Corner’ nets drugs, weapons and suspects

Methamphetamine allegedly was being shipped from San Diego, California to Raleigh County.

North Central Report: Week 4

Two of the premier programs in Class AA square off when Fairmont Senior faces Bridgeport. Elsewhere, Wheeling Park meets University in an important Class AAA matchup.

Carmichael wants to end financial support for W.Va. greyhound racing

Senate president wants to stop $14 million transfer to racing, likely ending the practice.

West Virginia releases full 2019-20 men’s basketball schedule

With the Big 12 announcing the full conference schedule, West Virginia's 2019-20 campaign is set.

New Yeager Airport director named as Sayre retires

The new director was named on Wednesday.

Roane County Coach tackling his most difficult coaching job this week

Coach Paul Burdette adds to the praise of late player Alex Miller, and works to lead his grief stricken team through the most difficult ordeal they will ever face.

Mid-Ohio Valley Report: Week 4

Ritchie County clashes with St. Marys in a battle of 2-0 teams and Parkersburg South tries to stay unbeaten against Princeton.

Notebook: Holliday sends well wishes to Roane County, hopes Herd makes most of off week

Head coach hopeful time off allows Knox to heal before matchup with Cincinnati.

W.Va. leaders start looking at budget cuts in case tax collections continue dragging

September is looking up, says Revenue Secretary Dave Hardy.

Arrest made in Raleigh County threat

Investigators said the suspect was a student at Woodrow Wilson High School.

West Virginia defense needs to treat whole game like second half

The Mountaineers have been solid defensively in the second half, but are looking to start off stronger.

Body found in wooded area of Raleigh County

The body was located in the Whitby area.

Ritchie-St. Marys highlights Week 4 slate in Class A

Greenbrier West, Webster County, Midland Trail & Richwood all seek their third victories.