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Mingo County ATV rider’s body recovered from river

LENORE, W.Va. — The body of a Mingo County man has been recovered six days after he was swept off his ATV into the Tug Fork River.

Media outlets report that Roger Urban’s body was found Friday...

Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol
Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol

A 13-year-old boy found a dead body on the banks of the Kanawha River, near the University of Charleston on Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the Charleston Police Department, said the body was found around 4 p.m....

Bulletin board: Sept. 1, 2014

Join the Greenbrier Historical Society for the Annual Banquet and Membership Meeting which will be held at 6 p.m. on Sept. 11 at the Lewisburg United Methodist Church, 214 E. Washington Street in Lewisburg. The Society’s Board of Directors and...

Possible human remains found near Clendenin

Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a scene just south of Clendenin where “potential human remains” have been found.

The Sheriff’s Department got the call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Cpl. Brian Humphreys, ...

Camp Brookside, 32-acre ‘Isle of Fun’ in New River Gorge, prepares for new role
Camp Brookside, 32-acre ‘Isle of Fun’ in New River Gorge, prepares for new role

HINTON — During the 1950s and ’60s, Camp Brookside was a 32-acre “Isle of Fun” in the New River for the children of workers at Union Carbide’s Electro Metallurgical Co. plant at Alloy....

Innerviews: Priesthood evolves from war-torn boyhood in England   
Innerviews: Priesthood evolves from war-torn boyhood in England   

Born in a different place, a different time, he might recall playing war games with tin soldiers and toy fighter planes. But Gil Watkins grew up in a real war. Reared in England in World War II, watching aerial...

Website offers medical cost comparisons for W.Va.

More than 15 million Americans were covered by high-deductible insurance plans as of January 2013, according to America’s Health Insurance Plans — a marked jump from the one million covered by similar plans in 2005.

With maximum...

Let the “sengin” begin: Ginseng season arrives
Let the “sengin” begin: Ginseng season arrives

Tucked on Appalachian hillsides under the shade of forest canopies, little red berries have emerged from layers of forest green, which means one thing: Ginseng season has arrived.

Today, Sept. 1, marks the beginning of ginseng season in West...

Mingo County ATV rider’s body recovered from river

LENORE, W.Va. — The body of a Mingo County man has been recovered six days after he was swept off his ATV into the Tug Fork River.

Media outlets report that Roger Urban’s body was found Friday...

Cleaning up Hope Cemetery
Cleaning up Hope Cemetery

Statehouse Beat: Prevailing wage can add up on state jobs
Statehouse Beat: Prevailing wage can add up on state jobs

Following up on the state Board of Pharmacy’s renovation nightmare, as costs to fix up their new headquarters on Kanawha Boulevard near the Capitol grew from the $250,000 the board estimated to spend to the $735,835 actual cost, board executive ...

Readers’ voice: Sept. 1

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I don’t care if the coal miners ever go back to work if they’re going to go back into strip mining....

Moments in Time: Seaplane base
Moments in Time: Seaplane base

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