The West Virginia Supreme Court last week ruled that a former Logan County high school student could pursue a lawsuit claiming the Logan County Board of Education was negligent in hiring and monitoring a teacher who now is in prison for sexually assaulting the student.

Democratic members of the West Virginia House of Delegates are publicly requesting that the director of the state’s Division of Natural Resources resign after being charged with domestic violence in Florida earlier this month.

In Around West Virginia: a mistrial in the trial of an ex-Raleigh County Sheriff’s deputy, talk of a historic building’s restoration, financial trouble in Huntington and an attempt to grow two cities in southern West Virginia.

In Around West Virginia: medical marijuana, an opiate overdose, and constituents requesting a meeting with Capito.

In Around West Virginia: Black History Month, drug-affected babies, and city leaders talk about the upcoming legislative session.

In Around West Virginia: a Vivitrol program, police officers’ ability to obtain medical records, and inspiring West Virginians.

In Around West Virginia: more on the president’s executive order banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries and banning Syrian refugees from entering the United States.

In Around West Virginia: drug overdoses, a poll about the Affordable Care Act, and a new sheriff in Greenbrier County.

In Around West Virginia: remembering the 1937 flood, the point-in-time homelessness survey, and rural health.

In Around West Virginia: a murder trial delayed more than ten times, a board president won’t take a salary, and Mary Tyler Moore’s connection to Shepherd University.

Funerals for Saturday, july 11, 2020

Bias, Mary - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Bsharah, Mary - 11 a.m., St. George Orthodox Cathedral.

Burkhart, Charlotte - 11 a.m., Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, Glasgow.

Cain, Dennis - 1 p.m., Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Grantsville.

Holcomb, William - 10 a.m., Sunset Cemetery, Bickmore.

King, Ruth - 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro.

McLeod, Julius - 3 p.m., streaming live, see obituary.

Null,  Virginia -11 a.m., Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House.

Parsons, Olivia - 5 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Pauley, William - 2 p.m., Kelly's Creek Community Church, Sissonville.

Surratt, Carol - 11 a.m.,  Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Webb, Betty - 3 p.m., Loudendale Freewill Baptist Church.