West Virginia Headline News
A W.Va. Farm Boy Became A Fearsome Warrior At Iwo Jima
The Japanese soldiers came out of their concrete “pill box” with bayonets fixed, determined to get the Marine who had been killing them all afternoon with a flamethrower. Their target was Hershel Williams. He was 5-foot-6, the youngest of the 11 children of a dairy farmer from Quiet Dell, W.Va. He had a nice smile, and a girl back home named Ruby whom he planned to marry when the war was over.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020 00:06:46 +0000
Bishop Shakeup: West Virginia Catholic Diocese Issues Audit
The net assets of West Virginia's Roman Catholic Diocese dropped by $4.8 million during a fiscal year that coincided with the resignation of its bishop amid allegations of sexual and financial misconduct, an audit shows.
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 21:45:01 +0000
Atlantic Coast Pipeline Appalachian Trail Case Heads to Supreme Court
A battle over the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court Monday, Feb. 24. Oral arguments are scheduled in the case U.S. Forest Service v. Cowpasture River Preservation Association for Monday, Feb. 24.
Sun, 23 Feb 2020 19:39:40 +0000
W.Va. House To Consider ‘Ban The Box’ Bill
West Virginia could be one of more than 30 states to “ban the box” and prohibit certain employers from asking applicants about their criminal history, after lawmakers considered House Bill 4905 Friday evening.
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 01:23:16 +0000
Lawmakers Advance Bill Providing Benefits For First Responders With PTSD
A bill granting compensation benefits to first responders diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) passed the West Virginia House of Delegates unanimously Friday.
Sat, 22 Feb 2020 00:05:56 +0000