Day: January 20, 2020 Archives

MondayJanuary 20, 2020

Whitt files paperwork, challenging Capito for GOP nomination

Allen Whitt recently served as president of the Family Policy Council of West Virginia.

Texas two-stomp: Mountaineers crush Horns in historic beatdown

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Bob Huggins’ teams have always been known for rebounding, but what happened Monday night at WVU Coliseum took the word to an entirely different level. Docked two spots in Monday’s AP Top 25 after its worst performance of the season, No. 14 West Virginia bounced back with a 97-59 molly-whomping of Texas.

Bees clamp down defensively, beat James Monroe, 58-43

Mavericks held to nine first-half points in loss at East Fairmont.

Public employees recognized for improvements; state relaunches Employee Suggestion Award Board

The West Virginia Employee Suggestion Award Board encourages employees to make suggestions about improving work and cutting costs.

Winfield gets past Lincoln, 74-64

Lauren Hudson, ZZ Russell combine for 40 points to lead Generals to win over Cougars.

USDA announces $18.7 million broadband investment

The announced funding will bring the total investment to around $25 million.

Stratford returns to Morgantown to lead the WVU men’s soccer program

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Two-time national champion Dan Stratford has been named the 10th head coach of the WVU men’s soccer program. Director of Athletics Shane Lyons made the announcement Monday. Stratford led the University of Charleston to Division II National Championships in 2017 and 2019. During his three seasons leading UC, The Golden Eagles posted

Villa & Marshall lead Martinsburg to 68-56 win at Morgantown

The Bulldogs get a combined 43 points from Telryn Villa & Teddy Marshall.

Hopefuls for W.Va. governor give their best pitch to teachers union

AFT-WV says all candidates for governor were invited; Smith, Stollings and Salango participate.

Insulin cap bill draws attention at statehouse

Bipartisan backing at Monday news conference.

Manchin, Capito ready for Trump impeachment trial

Senators spent Monday in West Virginia before beginning as jury members in a trial the world will watch.

Unity, acting in the present themes of state celebration of MLK Jr. Day

The service led a march to the State Capitol Complex.

Former WVU running back Pettaway transfers to Middle Tennessee St.

The former Mountaineers running back has come out the other end of the transfer portal.

Berkeley County official predicts Clorox won’t be the last

Dan Dulyea of the Berkeley County Council says the county and local development officials have created an enticing environment for future manufacturing development in their county.

Second Amendment supporters rally in neighboring Virginia

Gun owners from all over Virginia and all over America arrive in Richmond to protest what they consider a threat to Constitutional rights

August openings planned at new Wood County school, two expanded schools

"You continually have to look ahead," said Will Hosaflook, Wood County superintendent of schools.

West Virginia looks to rebound with visit from Longhorns

The Mountaineers look to right the ship against Texas after a blowout loss at Kansas State.

Marshall adding programs aimed at lowering student textbook costs

A faculty workshop is scheduled for January 31.

Come home, Virginia

  On Talkline, when anything concerning the Commonwealth of Virginia comes up, I often refer to our eastern neighbor as “The Mothership.” We were carved from Virginia during the Civil War and the fact that we retain “Virginia” in our state’s name means we are forever linked. We peacefully co-exist with our big sister for