MORGANTOWN – West Virginia MetroNews statewide correspondent Brad McElhinny reported last Friday, “a rumor has been circulating in recent days that federal authorities have been interviewing (State Supreme) Court officials.”
CHARLESTON – More questions are surfacing involving who signed off on some of the renovations to the offices of state Supreme Court justices. In his latest report, WCHS-TV reporter Kennie Bass focuses on the wood medallion placed on the floor of Chief Justice Allen Loughry’s chambers. The circle features the state of West Virginia with each county cut from a different piece of wood. Tucker County, Loughry’s home county, is made of blue granite.
CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals has ruled that Michael Thornsbury, the former Mingo County judge who was convicted of felony offense of conspiracy against civil rights is ineligible for retirement benefits.
MORGANTOWN – The West Virginia Supreme Court is scheduled to hear arguments in two cases later this month at the West Virginia University College of Law in Morgantown. The justices will hear arguments beginning at 10 a.m. Feb. 27 in the Marlyn E. Lugar Courtroom. The doors will open at 9 a.m. The event is free and open to the public, and it also will be webcast on the West Virginia Judiciary website.