Day: February 27, 2020 Archives

ThursdayFebruary 27, 2020

US Senate approves resolution honoring Johnson

Katherine Johnson died Monday at 101 years old.

Defensive-minded University downs Morgantown in sectional title game

Hawks slow Ammons in second half to claim 45-30 victory.

Lincoln secures sectional title with 39-27 win over Bridgeport

The Cougars defeat Bridgeport for the third time this season.

Office of Minority Affairs celebrates community leaders at annual gala

The Herbert Henderson Office of Minority Affairs on Thursday honored four individuals for their contributions to their communities during the office's second Trailblazer Awards Gala.

House budget proposal hits full IDD waiver goal, extra foster care funding

House will negotiate with Senate and Governor's Office about settling on priorities.

Fayette County superintendent to retire

Terry George says the time has come for him to leave the position and spend more time with his family

Arts promoted at the capitol

Performers from across the state meet with lawmakers.

Pairings set for girls basketball sectional tournaments

48 teams will advance to the regional tournaments next week.

Marshall looks to build momentum, get even with UAB

Herd unbeaten in five C-USA pod play games over last two seasons.

Justice ‘will not support a budget’ that doesn’t eliminate waitlist for disabled

Senate's proposal adds $10 million to program but Justice wants $20 million to eliminate waitlist.

State health officer says ‘don’t panic, prepare’ for any arrival of Wuhan coronavirus in West Virginia

As of Thursday morning, there were no confirmed cases of the virus, also known as COVID-19, in the Mountain State.

Debate over intermediate court hits the House of Delegates, again

House Judiciary to take up measure Friday morning; public hearing airs views.

A late winter storm hits W.Va. mountains

Winter makes a late surge in parts of the Mountain State dumping up to ten-inches in some of the highest locations

Commentary: So long, Coach Biser; never goodbye

— by Mike Burke, Allegany Radio Corporation Sports Sean Biser of Keyser. Always. Just no longer football coach of Keyser Sean Biser, which, frankly, is going to be pretty weird. Sean Biser is the head football coach of Morgantown High School now, a development made official Wednesday afternoon when he was introduced as the Mohigans’

Many challengers to Chapmanville’s throne in Class AA (postseason preview)

2-time defending champion Chapmanville hopes to navigate a crowded Class AA field.

Doomsday scenarios for Mountaineers aren’t quite warranted

West Virginia is limping to the finish line, but has already done enough to punch its ticket into March Madness.

Metronews This Morning 2-27-20

Winter weather has made a return to the Mountain State this morning and higher elevations are seeing the biggest accumulation. Also a Huntington woman is indicted in a major elderly fraud scheme, the Superintendent of Fayette County schools will retire, and the House and Senate are now working on bills passed by the opposite chamber.

West Virginia justified in clearing the way for Hill Top House

The Hill Top House Hotel in Harpers Ferry has a storied history. The African-American Lovett family built the hotel overlooking the Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers in the late 19th Century. For years, it was a pearl of the eastern panhandle, hosting such notables as President Woodrow Wilson, Mark Twain, Alexander Graham Bell and W.E.B. Du