Day: November 12, 2019 Archives

TuesdayNovember 12, 2019

West Virginia Network names Carl Powell as next director

Powell will oversee a staff of technology and higher education professionals, as well as a statewide communications network and other services.

State CHIP now covers maternal services

Coverage includes medical, pharmacy, dental, vision, behavioral health and prenatal care.

4 people arrested while attempting to become licensed electricians

The state Fire Marshal's Office said the men lied during the application process.

PEIA begins hearings on next fiscal year’s insurance plans

Ted Cheatham, the director of the Public Employees Insurance Agency, fielded questions from participants about the proposal for fiscal year 2021.

Running back recruit Lamy Constant commits to West Virginia

West Virginia picked up its first commitment in three months from one of New York's top prospects.

Aetna ready for new management role regarding foster care

The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources announced last week a contract worth an estimated $200 million for managing the overloaded system.

Survey says Charleston small businesses struggle with a quality workforce

The Charleston Area Alliance said there were many positives from this first ever survey.

Kansas State has West Virginia’s full attention following Texas Tech dud

The Mountaineers are focused for a tough road test after getting humbled by Texas Tech.

Justice mining companies want UMW lawsuit over retiree benefits to be dismissed

Justice companies say UMW did not meet standard for going through arbitration prior to filing suit.

New date set for Hardin trial

Judge to decide on bail request.

Former coal industry giant Bobby Brown dead at 87

Brown led Consolidation Coal through some of its most productive years and helped initiate the evolution of one of the industry's most powerful players.

Field set for state cheerleading championship

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Following the completion of regional competition, the field is set for the WVSSAC state cheerleading tournament. Marshall University will host the competition on December 14th. (The above photo gallery is from the Region 4 meets, courtesy of John Hagley Photography) Class AAA teams: Jefferson, Hurricane, Wheeling Park, Parkersburg, Brooke, Musselman, George Washington,

McCuskey announces bid for second and “final” term

State auditor admits he'd like to be governor one day.

Holliday: We embrace honoring victims of 1970 plane crash

Marshall will turn off fountain Thursday before facing Louisiana Tech the following night.

Family of late WVU student returns to campus with educational message

Nolan Burch died five years ago this month in a alcohol-related hazing incident.

Record low temperatures possible Tuesday night in Mountain State

Mid-to-low teen readings likely in most areas.

Mid-Ohio Valley Report: Week 12

Four area teams stay home for the opening round of the playoffs and Parkersburg makes the lengthy trip to Musselman.

West Liberty University president announces retirement

Stephen Greiner, a Weirton native, has served as West Liberty's president since January 2016.

CareSource MetroNews Week 11 Top Plays

Check out all the best plays from around West Virginia in the final week of the regular season.