Day: February 20, 2020 Archives

ThursdayFebruary 20, 2020

Work on Paden City water system underway

Crews are installing a new cleaning facility for tetrachloroethylene, a nonflammable and colorless liquid used as a dry-cleaning agent and metal degreasing solvent.

Hardy County man indicted for child’s death

Carlos Alberto Ortiz Jr. faces charges of murder and child abuse resulting in injury.

Pendleton stays perfect with 83-41 win over Pocahontas

Four Wildcats scored in double figures as Pendleton improved to 17-0.

Kanawha County Commission opposes Senate tax plan

Commissioners of West Virginia's largest county announced its opposition to the two-bill proposal.

Marshall football opener at ECU moved up to Aug. 29

Change made to honor victims of plane crash on 50th anniversary.

Marshall purchases planes, names future aviation school

A significant step moving forward for the school.

Guard helps with flood debris removal in McDowell County

Flooding took place earlier this month.

Public hearing held on bill to cement intelligence center into state code

The West Virginia Intelligence/Fusion Center has been in place through executive order.

Justice seeks solutions for Fairmont hospital while House approves measure to investigate owner Alecto

Governor says he'll try to solve the riddle but makes no guarantees.

Bill gutting minor boundary adjustment option for cities heads to governor’s desk

Bill says 100 percent consent needed from property owners.

Man accused in violent crime spree released from hospital, arraigned on charges

Joshua Drennen faces a number of criminal counts including murder.

Senate committee advances Medicaid reserve fund bill

DHHR deputy director says money needed to guard against future deficits.

Morrisey stresses importance of Atlantic Coast Pipeline ahead of oral arguments

Arguments on whether to overturn its halted construction begin Monday.

New-look lineup gives West Virginia flexibility moving forward

Bob Huggins is unlikely to repeat the same starting lineup he used against Oklahoma State, but that game showed he has options.

WVU Parkersburg mourns the sudden death of staff member

Campus mourns after admissions counselor is killed in a head on collision with a Wood County school bus, one on the bus was taken to the hospital

Wrong-way crash claims 2 lives in Randolph County

Head-on collision happened Wednesday evening.

Voter roll maintenance work continues ahead of May primary

Responses are in for about 20,500 of the more than 71,000 address verifications that went out last fall, according to the Secretary of State's office.

Teams to watch as the Class AA girls postseason opens

North Marion, Frankfort & Fairmont Senior compete in a loaded Region II.

MetroNews This Morning 2-20-20

One person dead after a head-on crash involving a school bus in Wood County, a driver in Preston County facing charges in a fatal accident over alleged texting at the wheel, in Fairmont officials including the Governor plan to talk today about how to save FRMC. At the Capitol, a bill which would have ended