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PREP SOCCER ROUNDUP: Sayer’s save secured first win for Poca

Kendall Sayer recorded a total of seven saves for the Dots during regulation, but it was her last that ultimately saved Poca in a 1-0 win against Midland Trail in girls high school soccer Tuesday.

After Paige Reames scored in the second half...

Kanawha City community, police talk crime prevention

About 100 people turned out for a community meeting in Kanawha City on Tuesday to learn about crime prevention and ask questions of local police.

The meeting started out as a way to address the breaking and entering of homes on Lower Donnally...

Trickett’s first kiss was Saban’s daughter

Having grown up in a football family, West Virginia quarterback Clint Trickett probably knows more college football coaches than any player in the country. Turns out he knew one coach’s daughter, too.

That would be Alabama coach Nick...

Police shoot man in Berkeley County

FALLING WATERS -- Police shot an armed man in Falling Waters earlier this week after they say he refused to surrender his weapon.

A trooper with the Martinsburg detachment of the West Virginia State Police and a deputy with the Berkeley County...

Tomblin weighs delay of chem tank certification
Tomblin weighs delay of chem tank certification

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Tomblin administration is discussing potential plans for a special session where lawmakers could consider pushing back one of the key deadlines contained in the chemical storage tank bill passed in response to the...

Crusading journalist Sherrill dies at 89
Crusading journalist Sherrill dies at 89

Robert G. Sherrill — a fiery iconoclast who wrote for numerous U.S. newspapers and magazines, including The Charleston Gazette — died Aug. 19 in Florida at age 89.

Sherrill was a longtime columnist for The Nation, where he wrote a...

Mason wreck injures several students

SOUTHSIDE, W.Va. – Several children and a tractor trailer driver were taken to local hospitals following a wreck involving a school bus and two other vehicles in Mason County Tuesday morning.

The Mason County Sheriff’s Department...

Lottery officials assess ‘faux fraternals’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Lottery commissioners reviewed violations of state lottery laws by 17 fraternal organizations Tuesday and focused concerns on two organizations that want to continue to operate lodges that are not located in their home...

Charleston mayor says special prosecutor could look at Gardner case

Charleston Mayor Danny Jones called for a second look at malicious wounding charges dropped last week by the Kanawha County prosecutor’s office against the son of a state Supreme Court justice.

“It just doesn’t seem to me...

Putnam Commission denies funding request
Putnam Commission denies funding request

Hurricane City Manager Ben Newhouse is looking for funding to replace the bridge at Hurricane City Park, after the Putnam County Commission did not approve a funding request that would have provided enough funds for the project.

During the...

Charleston man pleads guilty to timeshare scheme

A Charleston man pleaded guilty in federal court on Tuesday to conspiring to defraud timeshare owners throughout the United States and Canada, according to U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin’s office.

David Andrew Glynn, 47, admitted that he set ...

Artificial heart pioneer Dr. John C. Norman Jr. dead at 84
Artificial heart pioneer Dr. John C. Norman Jr. dead at 84

Norman later worked as a surgeon at Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in New Jersey, and was a professor of clinical cardiothoracic surgery at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He returned to West Virginia in 1986 to chair the...

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