Day: May 22, 2020 Archives

FridayMay 22, 2020

Big 12 allows football players to return to campuses on June 15

Schools must still make individual determinations about 'return-to-play'.

Veteran US marshal dies at Fayetteville home

Deputy Marshal James Habib died Thursday from natural causes.

More than 1,300 tested in first day of second round of open events

Testing continues Saturday in Kanawha, Marion, Monongalia and Cabell counties.

29 new coronavirus cases identified at Huttonsville; Justice orders testing for remaining inmates

Gov. Jim Justice on Friday ordered testing for the remaining inmates at the Randolph County facility.

Justice says revenue numbers improving; $500 million revenue hole may not happen

Governor paints rosier picture after receiving revenue update.

DHHR coronavirus dashboard to include more county data, ‘probable’ cases

DHHR's Crouch says the information can help guide actions.

Larry Thompson accepts coaching position in Louisiana

Thompson led Mt. View & Wyoming East to the playoffs in the last two seasons.

Justice feels better about Eastern Panhandle, but National Guard plans continued support

Assessment came from National Guard, local elected leaders and local health leaders.

High water forces closure of Bluestone State Park ahead of holiday weekend

Campgrounds just reopened after 2-month closure because of pandemic.

Fairmont State eliminating music and theatre academic programs

School says it can no longer support programs because of low-enrollment, high costs.

State begins second weekend of open coronavirus testing

Teams set up in Kanawha, Marion, Monongalia and Cabell counties.

Metronews This Morning 5-22-20

A jump in Covid 19 cases in the eastern panhandle creates a high alert for the state’s Coronavirus Task Force. Mass testing is happening at several businesses for potential spread. The Catholic Church is ready to resume mass this weekend in West Virginia with a number of precautions in place. Openings continue, including West Virginia’s

Unmasking the ‘mask’ argument

I have gotten myself into an argument with the “nevermaskers.” I have said on Talkline many times that I wear a mask, and others should too, when in a public area like the grocery store or the gas station.  Here’s why:  A) Health experts have suggested that we do.  B) The research shows a mask