CHARLESTON — As legislators begin reviewing Gov. Jim Justice’s proposed 2020-21 West Virginia budget, indications are that the next four budget years will be even more challenging, according to the governor’s annual Budget Report to the Legislature.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Senate has created a select committee for the 2nd Session of the 84th Legislature to give special attention to addressing legislation related specifically to child welfare.
CHARLESTON — Federal prosecutors have closed a nearly year-long investigation into West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s administration and his family business empire without bringing any criminal charges, a Justice family attorney said Tuesday morning.
CHARLESTON — Members of the House Health Committee on Thursday passed along a bill requiring physicians provide medical care to a child “born alive” during an abortion with few questions, no debate and only one audible “no” vote by Del. Danielle Walker, D-Monongalia.
CHARLESTON — About 35 community members and state figures met Friday morning in Charleston for a roundtable discussion on recent U.S. military involvement in the Middle East and Iran.
Over the past few years, there has been a lot of talk in the media about this country’s borders with our neighbors. The discussion has almost exclusively focused on our southern boundary with Mexico because we have a cordial relationship with Canada and the border between us is clear and wel…
CHARLESTON — The public is invited to join the Martin Luther King Jr. State Holiday Commission for the annual commemoration and celebration of the life of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.
The musical score of a movie, as well as the cinematography, are two things that I regularly overlook when reviewing a film. I feel that dissecting these parts of the equation, makes me feel as though I’m STUDYING the movie, instead of merely watching it.
ALL PHOTOS: Girl Scouts from all over Putnam County gathered at Forrest Burdette Memorial United Methodist Church on Saturday morning, Jan. 11, for a Cookie Rally, to learn the business side of marketing their delicious cookies.
DEAR JILL: How can I locate coupons for a specific brand of coffee? I don’t see them in the newspaper. Any suggestions will be accepted. Thank you. — JAY D.
Agricultural innovators across West Virginia will compete for a business assistance package valued in excess of $10,000 as part of a contest sponsored by the Robert C. Byrd Institute (RCBI).
CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday the launch of Kids Kick Opioids, a public service announcement contest that spurs the creativity of elementary and middle school students while raising awareness of prescription painkiller abuse, according to a new…
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congressman Alex X. Mooney is seeking a wounded warrior or medically retired veteran for a position in his Martinsburg district office.
TEAYS VALLEY — This January and February, Putnam Library is offering a series of seminars and workshops specifically for seniors and their caretakers, thanks to a partnership with WV It Takes a Village.
WINFIELD, W.Va. — The Putnam County Board of Education voted unanimously last week to reappoint John Hudson as the county superintendent for three more years.
WINFIELD — The West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration and the Putnam County Sheriff’s Department conducted underage compliance checks throughout Putnam County on Saturday, Jan. 11. Out of the 52 establishments visited, 10 sold to underage operatives for a 19.23% buy rate.
WINFIELD — The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department during the month of December responded to 1,126 calls for assistance, and made 14 felony arrests and 59 misdemeanor arrests, according to a news release from Sheriff Steve Deweese.
WINFIELD — With blood falling to the floor, fouls piling up and tempo reaching dizzying heights, Thursday’s Class AA showdown between No. 7 Nitro and No. 2 Winfield felt very much like a heavyweight fight.
Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s Gamer of the Week to freshman Maggie Oduor of the Hurricane High School Girls Basketball team.
HUNTINGTON — The Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine now offers a pediatric hospital medicine fellowship. The university says it is the first fellowship of its kind in West Virginia.
WINFIELD, W.Va. — Putnam County officials say county residents are now free from any law that unconstitutionally restricts gun ownership after county commissioners declared Putnam a “Second Amendment sanctuary” on Tuesday.
CHARLESTON — Putnam County Sheriff Steve Deweese will continue his participation in the executive board of the West Virginia Sheriffs’ Association, but in a slightly different capacity. After serving two terms as the president of the association, Deweese has been named the vice president for 2020.
CHARLESTON — Legislators from both sides of the aisle said Friday they are not sweating over a current $33 million shortfall in state revenue collections.
NITRO, W.Va. — In a continued effort to assist citizens of Nitro and the surrounding areas to live healthier lifestyles, the city of Nitro is continuing its Get Out and Move physical fitness campaign through March.
From Monday to Friday each week, my days always start with exactly the same routine. I always get up at 5 o’clock. Only half awake, I make my way to the bathroom where a nice hot shower brings me fully to life. Shaved and dressed, I go downstairs, being careful to avoid the cat, who seems to…
On Saturday morning, Jan. 4, at Winfield Middle School, the Holmes Orthodontist team squares off against the Door Candy squad for the 3th/4th grade Winfield Youth League Basketball Championship.
Austin Womack recorded 26 points and 12 rebounds as host Hurricane held off Musselman 78-68 in boys basketball Thursday night.
ONA — The Cabell Midland girls basketball team remained unbeaten while handing Winfield its first loss in a battle between top teams in Class AAA and Class AA Friday night.
In Winfield Youth Basketball action, Scott Teays Lions Club and Diamond Electric compete in the 5th-6th grade championship game at the middle school.
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s Gamer of the Week to freshman Bradley Boyd of the Hurricane High School Boys swim team.
Dear Jill: My friend has been teaching me to use coupons. She has said that there are better ways to get items free than many people know about.
CHARLESTON — A Federal Aviation Administration plan to eliminate overnight operations at Yeager Airport’s air traffic control tower has apparently been grounded, following pushback from airport and Kanawha County officials.
In areas where access to specialty care is scarce, a West Virginia University doctor wants to make sure primary care providers have the tools they need to help patients with obesity.
CHARLESTON — During his statewide listening tour with state business leaders last year, Commerce Secretary Ed Gaunch said, two themes were constant: The need for workforce development and for tax reform, particularly aimed at reducing the personal property tax on business equipment, machiner…
Teays Physical Therapy Center Inc. and The Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week’s Female Gamer of the Week award to senior Lexi Antol of the Hurricane High School Girls’ swim team.
Of all the modern classics that I have read, Louisa May Alcott’s “Little Women” has always remained on my “Gonna Read” list. I can’t honestly tell you whether I’ve even seen the 1933 masterpiece starring a young Katharine Hepburn.
Isaac McKneely scored 40 points, including eight 3-pointers, and had seven rebounds to lead Poca to a 77-52 boys basketball win over Winfield Friday night.
HURRICANE — The Putnam County Republican Club will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 14, at the First State Bank, 3754 Teays Valley Road in Hurricane, West Virginia.
In 2017, women made up only 11% of the information security workforce, according to Danielle Cox, chief information security officer at the West Virginia Office of Technology.
HUNTINGTON — As 2019 closes this week, there were several banner moments within the sports world that will be remembered for years to come.
CLEVELAND — If the West Virginia University men’s basketball team is to return to the NCAA tournament this season after missing out last season, it will need a few signature wins along the way.