Day: January 14, 2020 Archives

TuesdayJanuary 14, 2020

Prison guard, inmate’s mother sentenced for drug smuggling scheme

Mark Steven Taylor and Pamela Gail Adkins were involved in a scheme at the Huttonsville Correctional Center.

Violent crime down across northern West Virginia

Violent crime rates fell by more than 30% in Bridgeport, Martinsburg and Wheeling.

House of Delegates voting Wednesday on abortion measure

House Bill 4007 is on its third and final reading.

Manchin opposes state pre-existing conditions bill

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., sent a letter to lawmakers on Tuesday asking for legislators to act

Ski resorts ready for busy, cold holiday weekend

Temps expected to fall this holiday weekend.

Measure introduced in House to give state employees 12 weeks paid family leave

Kanawha County looking at its own version of paid leave for county employees.

Photo gallery: Cabell Midland hosts Midland SuperQuad

ONA, W.Va. — Photos from the Cabell Midland ‘SuperQuad’ featuring the host Knights, Point Pleasant, Parkersburg South and Johnson Central, Ky. (Photos courtesy of John Hagley Photography) Results: Point Pleasant 32, Parkersburg South 27 Parkersburg South 57, Cabell Midland 12 Parkersburg South 46, Johnson Central, Ky. 24 Point Pleasant 55, Cabell Midland 12 Point Pleasant

Well plugging bill gets moving again in House

Committee chair says changes have been made to accommodate Gov. Jim Justice.

License sales jump dramatically in 2019

Sales of license in 2019 increased by 73,000 and a promotion to sell license during the month of December gets the 2020 sales off to a fast start. DNR officials say they are pleased with the turnaround.

Delegate Hornbuckle returns after donating a kidney to his sister

Delegate receives hugs and applause while on path to

Raleigh County ready to welcome medical cannabis business

Raleigh County Commission proactively issues a letter than those applying for medical marijuana operating permits in their county are accepted and welcome immediately.

Horwich funeral set for Saturday in Spencer

Horwich is believed to be the first firefighter killed in the line of duty in Roane County

GM search for Charleston Coliseum slows as board looks at new marketing approach

President of the board said new GM could be hired in April.

Mountaineers looking to hand upstart TCU its first Big 12 loss

TCU was picked dead-last in the Big 12 preseason poll, but the Horned Frogs come to West Virginia atop the standings.

First Thomas Health bankruptcy hearing set for this week

The hospital system that includes Kanawha County's Thomas Memorial Hospital and St. Francis Hospital filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy last week.

Wrong fight against right to work

Tomorrow morning, the West Virginia State Supreme Court will hear arguments for and against the state’s right to work law.  That law says a person cannot be required to join a union as a condition of employment and they cannot be forced to pay union dues. The legislature passed the Workplace Freedom Act way back