West Virginia Headline News
After Wave of Teacher Activism, Some Fall Short in Midterms
After falling short in her race for the state legislature, high school history teacher Jenny Urie returned to her central Kentucky classroom, suddenly doubtful of just how far a grassroots uprising to bolster public education could go. As massive walkouts over teacher salaries and school funding inspired many teachers to run for office, Urie was among at least 36 current and former educators on the ballot for the legislature in Kentucky. Two-thirds of them lost.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:32:10 +0000
Coach Kellie: A Tiny West Virginia High School is Making Football History
It took a few weeks for Hannan High School principal Karen Oldham to realize her school might have made history. She was so busy with the day-to-day grind of running the small, rural Mason County school that it didn’t cross her mind, until an elderly alumnus brought it to her attention.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 17:06:40 +0000
FEMA Penalizes West Virginia Over Grant Requirements
A report from the West Virginia legislative auditor’s office says the Federal Emergency Management Agency has penalized the state for not complying with grant requirements.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 16:39:33 +0000
The Lone Bellow Rescheduled for Mountain Stage on April 7 - Athens, OH
Mountain Stage with Larry Groce will return to the campus of Ohio University on Sunday April 7, 2019 as guests of OU Performing Arts in partnership with our affiliate station WOUB . Performing at the Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium April 7 with be The Lone Bellow , who asked to reschedule their appearance from November 11 due to a family matter. More guests will be announced soon. Mountain Stage is working with Ticketfly to issue refunds for tickets purchased online to the November 11 show. Each request has to be approved individually so we appreciate your patience as we work through the refund process. If you haven't already, please reach out to Ticketfly customer service via e-mail or by phone at 877.987.6487 to start the process. If you purchased your tickets at Taylor Books please send an e-mail to redeem for a future show. More information on the show can be found here , and full ticketing details are available on our Live Show Schedule . Mountain Stage with Larry
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:28:31 +0000
After Losing Congressional Bid, Ojeda Establishes Campaign Committee for 2020 Presidential Bid
A West Virginia state senator and Army veteran who lost a bid for congress in the 2018 midterms now has his sights set on running for president in 2020. According to a statement of organization filed with the Federal Election Commission , Richard Ojeda has established a campaign committee to run for the nation’s highest office as a Democrat.
Mon, 12 Nov 2018 04:30:44 +0000