Day: December 11, 2019 Archives

WednesdayDecember 11, 2019

Mountain Health Network agrees to purchase naming rights to Huntington arena

The facility will be called Mountain Health Arena if the deal is approved.

Former Marshall student on bond after completing battery sentence

Joseph Hardin is accused of sexually assaulting two people in 2018.

State education board opens flexibility policies to public comment

Both policies are on public comment until Jan. 24.

Florida cornerback Daryl Porter Jr. commits to West Virginia

A cornerback with a very strong football pedigree committed to the Mountaineers on Wednesday.

Manchin warns of blocking legislation until deal reached on miners funding

The pensions and health care benefits for thousands of coal miners will end if lawmakers do nothing before the new year.

Holliday eager for Herd to play another bowl game in Florida

Marshall led C-USA with eight players on all-conference first team.

Delegate Randy Swartzmiller launches campaign for state Senate

He looks to potential showdown with Senator Ryan Weld.

State workers will get Christmas Eve off

Governor Justice issues proclamation.

West Virginia looks to rebound from St. John’s loss with better passing

St. John's was the inevitable team to take advantage of a weakness West Virginia is working to fix.

PSC considers Mon Power proposal to terminate contract with Morgantown plant

Plant owners say, if approved, they'll switch the MEA plant to natural gas.

Top contenders in girls H.S. hoops for 2020

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Greg Carey and Joe Brocato discuss some of the top contending teams in girls high school basketball for the 2019-2020 season. Parkersburg (AAA), Fairmont Senior (AA) and Huntington St. Joseph’s (A) are the three defending state champions.

Complete Count Commission breaks down into subcommittees ahead of 2020 Census

The group met for the second time at the state Capitol.

Hunters kill 1,113 birds in fall turkey season in W.Va.

State Biologists say although a typical fall year, the numbers were down slightly from 2018.

Martinsburg’s Jarod Bowie named 2019 MetroNews Football Player of the Year

Bulldogs' wideout surpassed 2,000 all-purpose yards, scored 24 touchdowns on receptions and punt returns.

Mountaineer Recovery Center gets grant for unit serving pregnant women, women with children

The facility will be added to their existing Kearneysville campus.

CVS completes statewide rollout of time-delay pharmacy safes

"We've done this so that we can minimize and deter the amount of opioids getting into the hands of folks who don't have a prescription," said Raymond Sosa with CVS Health.

Poll: As impeachment bears down on Trump, most West Virginians support president

59 percent of West Virginia voters believe Congress should not impeach Trump and that he should remain in office.

State Fire Marshal’s Office looking for 2 juveniles following fire

An arson and attempted arson happened over the weekend in Berkeley County.

3 people in jail for December 2018 death of child

All three face of charges death of a child by parent, guardian or custodian and child neglect causing death.

Democrats overplay their impeachment hand

The evidence accumulated over the last two months of impeachment hearings leads to the conclusion that President Trump wanted the president of Ukraine to announce an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden and the unsupported claim that Ukraine conspired with the Democrats to interfere in the 2016 election. Now House Democrats have announced two