Day: January 8, 2020 Archives

WednesdayJanuary 8, 2020

Justice announces second ChalleNGe Academy; institution planned for Montgomery

Two lawmakers are optimistic following Gov. Jim Justice's announcement of a second Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy in West Virginia.

RCB efficient on both ends in 63-30 win over East Fairmont

Khori Miles leads four Eagles in double figures with 17 points.

Lawmakers hot and cold on Justice speech

Some appreciate positive tone, others call it storytelling with no substance.

Justice, in fourth State of State, says WV economy is a lightning bolt

Justice unveils several new spending proposals, most aimed at child health and welfare.

State leaders propose filling gap with Medicaid dollars, but also investing more for children’s health

State officials estimate revenue decline of $108 million for the coming fiscal year.

Bob Huggins remembers life of longtime mentor Chuck Machock

One of the most influential figures in Bob Huggins' coaching career passed away over the weekend.

Huskies have plenty of bark during unbeaten start to season

Gunner Murphy leading way for North Marion.

Mountaineer Heritage hunting season is here

It's the second year for the season which requires hunters to use only old-fashioned firearms and archery equipment in a four day hunt for deer and bear statewide.

Six years since the Freedom Industries spill

Water quality advocates say whether another water crises is possible is a complicated question

Tarr says he’s up for Senate Finance relief duty while Chairman Blair recovers

Blair continues to recover in hospital as session begins.

State BOE backs new-look policy dealing with athletic trainers

Unanimous approval, came during Wednesday's BOE meeting.

Mason County man convicted of sex crimes on young girl

His ex-girlfriend has trial set for March.

State Senate approves select committee on Children and Families

The committee will focus on the foster care crisis and substance abuse epidemic.

Defending Class AAA state champion University on top in first MetroNews Power Index

The Hawks are off to an 8-2 start in the Class AAA title defense.

Cabell Midland leads the way in the initial MetroNews Girls Power Index

The Knights are off to an 8-0 start and are 1 of 5 unbeaten teams.

Man indicted for murder of Berkeley Springs teen

Andy McCauley, Jr. was arrested in May for the murder of Riley Crossman.

Photo gallery: St. Marys defeats Ravenswood, 75-61

ST. MARYS, W.Va. — Photos from St. Marys’ 75-61 win over Ravenswood. (Photos by Teran Malone) St. Marys (5-4): Richard Dornon – 16 points Grant Barnhart – 14 points Peyton Auxier – 13 points Carson Miller – 13 points William Steele – 11 points Ravenswood (3-4): Shawn Banks – 15 points Matthew Carte – 13

Justice gets out from under federal investigation

Being under federal investigation is the legal equivalent of having a dormant virus; You are never quite sure when or if anything is going to come of it. Federal investigators are notoriously tight-lipped about ongoing investigations and grand juries are conducted in secret.  An individual can be the subject of a grand jury probe and,

Legislative session begins at noon; Justice set to give State of the State tonight

Members of the House of Delegates and Senate will meet for the first time of the regular session on Wednesday.