Day: February 12, 2020 Archives


WednesdayFebruary 12, 2020

Rock and mudslide reported in Williamson

The incident happened around 10:30 p.m. on West Third Avenue and Fairview.

West Virginia’s inexperience at point guard is coming to a head

The Mountaineers' weakness at point guard was fully exposed against Kansas.

Mason County hospital cutting obstetric services positions

Pleasant Valley Hospital announced Wednesday it will close the office at the end of the month.

State Emergency Operations Center running amid flash flood watch

Gov. Jim Justice ordered the activation through a state of preparedness proclamation.

Coaching legend Bobby Bowden to speak at Marshall awards ceremony

Bowden was a big help to Thundering Herd following 1970 plane crash.

US Census Bureau holding job fairs starting Thursday

Bureau officials are looking for enumerators, recruiting assistants and census field supervisors to take part in this year's count.

West Virginia goes silent for final five minutes in loss to Kansas

West Virginia's offense melted down late as No. 3 Kansas got out of town with a win.

House Finance Committee sends foster care bill to full chamber

The House Health and Human Resources Committee and the House Judiciary Committee approved the measure last month.

State board approves rules for charter schools but with some qualms

Rules to go into effect 30 days after passage.

Young: Kanawha-Charleston HIV Task Force is ‘working very well’

Two new HIV cases have been reported in 2020.

Children and family organizations merge to create Our Future West Virginia

West Virginia Healthy Kids and Families Coalition and Our Children Our Future are now one.

Justice says “thugs” comment not racial; others criticize governor

Governor releases statement day after emotional girls basketball game.

Suspect and woman killed in violent Charleston crime spree identified

Chief Tyke Hunt says a Clendenin man will be charged.

Webster Co. uses balanced attack defeat Trinity, 91-79

INSTITUTE, W.Va. — Highlights from Webster County’s 91-79 win over Trinity in the Little General Shootout at WVSU. Trinity (8-11): Seth Goins – 25 points Fletcher Hartsock – 25 points Noah Kurilko – 13 points Webster County (12-6): Rye Gadd – 22 points Carter Williams – 18 points Kadin Wright – 17 points William Lewis

State officials on high alert for potential flooding

Flooding likely as hard rains are in the forecast and most streams are already running high with nowhere for the water to go.

Bills are speed-read aloud, but House progress grinds during Porterfield pique

CHARLESTON, W.Va. —┬áIn fairness, the House of Delegates did discuss some matters of West Virginia policy on Wednesday. But that was after a thwarted motion to skip a major committee on an controversial bill and between moves by a single delegate to force bills to be read in their entirety. If ever the old line

Mega Millions ticket worth $1 million sold in Point Pleasant

The winning ticket matched five numbers of the drawing.

Williamstown rolls to 20-0 with 74-50 win over Greenbrier West

The Yellowjackets are just two wins away from a perfect regular season.

Battle of big men one to watch as West Virginia hosts Kansas

West Virginia's rematch with Kansas is highlighted by an old-school battle of big men Oscar Tshiebwe and Udoka Azubuike.