Day: February 17, 2020 Archives

MondayFebruary 17, 2020

Lawmakers recognize anniversary of suffrage amendment

March will mark the anniversary of West Virginia being the 34th state to approve of what would become the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

BU holds off Musselman in overtime, 73-71

BU squandered a 15-point second quarter lead, but found a way to win in OT.

Fairmont Senior eases by Bees, 77-53

Jaelin Johnson scores game-high 30 points for Polar Bears.

House Judiciary Committee votes against Defend the Guard Act

The committee voted 21-4 against the legislation amid multiple concerns.

Tax overhaul package heads to full Senate for consideration

Resolution would allow property taxes to be cut; bill would increase sales taxes.

Photo gallery: Logan defeats Winfield, 57-53

LOGAN, W.Va. — ¬†Photos from Logan’s 57-53 win over Winfield. (Photos courtesy of Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)  

Judicial pay raise bill passes Senate 29-3

Next stop is House of Delegates.

As WVU dips again in polls, Huggins vows ‘nothing is off the table’

Bob Huggins will finally shake up his starting lineup, with shooting guard Taz Sherman getting an opportunity.

Delegate Porterfield says he is sorry for forcing legislative slowdown

Last week, frustrated delegate forced bills to be read aloud in their entirety.

Charleston Police Department releases 2019 crime report

More crimes trending down than upwards.

Struggles likely to continue for West Virginia hospitals

The reality of a shrinking population and an increase in government based healthcare coverage is coming home to roost according to the head of the West Virginia Hospital Association

Foster care bill is a step from passage in W.Va. House

Amendment allows family to provide child care.

University girls basketball team hopes it’s peaking at right time

Hawks believe victory over Fairmont Senior is a blueprint for success.

One dead in Huntington fire

Authorities say a 70 year old woman died when she was trapped in the burning home. Her son was able to escape.

First responder PTSD bill heading to full House; delegate, former deputy, calls for action

Del. David Kelly says he had to find other to battle demons.

West Virginia Army Guard regiment marks 285 years

The 1st Battalion, 201st Field Artillery Regiment was originally known as the First Virginia Regiment.

Deadly traffic weekend in Mountain State; 5 deaths reported

Investigations into separate collisions continue.

Morgan County man struck, killed on Route 522

West Virginia State Police continue to investigate the crash.