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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd streaks past Zips in 48-17 win

AKRON, Ohio — The Marshall football team’s Mid-American Conference mini-tour ended with a perfect record.

The Thundering Herd scored the first 24 points of the game and its defense got stingy in the red zone as Marshall rolled to a...

West Virginians headed to world’s largest climate march

If you’ve watched even 20 minutes of TV in the last month or so, you’ve almost certainly seen an ad from some congressional candidate promising to fight against the “war on coal.” What you have certainly not seen is any...

1 in 3 students in W.Va. is truant
1 in 3 students in W.Va. is truant

Nearly one in three public school students in West Virginia missed at least five days of class last year without an excuse, according to data from the state Department of Education. That marks those students as truant, which could mean fines, court...

 Herd mauls Akron, 48-17

AKRON, Ohio -- Rakeem Cato ran for two touchdowns and passed for another, and Marshall took advantage of four first-half turnovers Saturday to maul Akron 48-17 at InfoCision Stadium.

Much like it did last week against Ohio, the Thundering Herd...

After lag, Putnam Business Park filling up
After lag, Putnam Business Park filling up

FRAZIERS BOTTOM — A California and Putnam County-based company has finally begun expanding its Winfield sales office into a full-fledged distribution and manufacturing facility in Fraziers Bottom —...

South Charleston’s Knapper commits to WVU for basketball
South Charleston’s Knapper commits to WVU for basketball

Brandon Knapper, the South Charleston junior point guard and one of the state’s top basketball players, headed to Morgantown this weekend to make an unofficial visit to West Virginia University.

But he didn’t want to wait any...

Decomposed body found in Dunbar

Dunbar police found a “severely decomposed body” in an abandoned building Friday night, according to a news release from the agency.

Police were dispatched to 301 1/2 19th Street around 8:30 p.m. for a welfare check after someone...

Herd up 31-3 at the half 

AKRON, Ohio — Rakeem Cato ran for a touchdown and passed for another, and Remi Watson reeled off an 80-yard TD run as Marshall led Akron 31-3 at halftime.

The Thundering Herd forced four turnovers, two inside its 10-yard line, and...

GOP dinner headliner John Bolton has sharp words for Obama
GOP dinner headliner John Bolton has sharp words for Obama

Keynote speaker at GOP dinner highly critical of Obama

By Erin Beck

Staff writer

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton and other politicos at the West Virginia Republican Party’s Victory Dinner Friday,...

Review: ‘Destiny’ greater than the sum of its parts
Review: ‘Destiny’ greater than the sum of its parts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For a generation of gamers, Bungie will forever be known as the developer of a little franchise called “Halo.” Perhaps you’ve heard of it. But after revolutionizing the first-person shooter genre and...

Funerals for: September 20, 2014

Anderson, Juanita L. Noon, Living Waters Apostolic Tabernacle, Beckley.

Barnett, Gary W. 11 a.m., West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

Bates, Gary R. 1 p.m., Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle....

Robert Moore

Robert Hugh Moore, 85, of Hico, died Thursday, September 18, 2014, following a long illness. A full obituary will be in Sunday's edition. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. His remains are entrusted with the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ansted. ...

Victoria Ball

Victoria K. Ball, 88, of Chesapeake, died September 18, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a long illness and complications from a fall. She was retired from the Dietary Dept. of CAMC and Marmet Health Care Center.

Preceding her...

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