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Sentencings set for Mingo County officials

Two former Mingo County officials now are set for June sentencings.

A federal judge recently continued the sentencing hearing for former Mingo Prosecutor Michael Sparks to 1:30 p.m. June 16. Sparks originally was set for a Thursday sentencing.

Sentencings set for Mingo County officials

Two former Mingo County officials now are set for June sentencings.

A federal judge recently continued the sentencing hearing for former Mingo Prosecutor Michael Sparks to 1:30 p.m. June 16. Sparks originally was set for a Thursday sentencing....

Coal truck overturns, spills load on Quincy Dock Road
Coal truck overturns, spills load on Quincy Dock Road

A coal truck overturned in Quincy on Monday morning, spilling an estimated 38 tons of coal down an embankment.

Trooper N.A. Benavides with the West Virginia State Police said the accident was called in about 7:50 a.m. The truck had just gotten...

Sentencing delayed for ex-Mingo prosecutor

The sentencing of former Mingo County prosecuting attorney Michael Sparks, which had been set for Thursday, has been pushed back until June.

“For reasons appearing to the Court,” U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Johnston wrote...

Guard found dead at Kanawha coal mine identified

Authorities have identified a security guard found dead at a coal mine in eastern Kanawha County on Friday, and they are continuing to investigate his death.

Tommy E. Reynolds, 58, of Powellton, was found by a co-worker face down on the bank of...

Daniel, QBs and D’Antoni
Daniel, QBs and D’Antoni

THE MOST ASKED questions about Marshall’s spring football season concern the battle of the backup quarterbacks.

Not far behind is this: Is that really Armonze Daniel on the first team, making all those stops? Is he a legitimate factor at...

School board candidate says experience key
School board candidate says experience key

Calvin McKinney says “there’s no question” that his 40 years working for Kanawha County Schools makes him especially qualified to serve on the county’s school board.

“Educators don’t run that often for...

Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence

Six years ago, when Lauren first went to the Regional Teen Institute, a four-day summer camp in Ripley, she was in sixth grade, “a gawky, awkward middle school kid,” she said. “I was extremely hesitant to go by myself, knowing...

Americorps volunteers help restore Morris Creek Watershed
Americorps volunteers help restore Morris Creek Watershed

Americorps team has removed 1.6 tons of trash, dramatically improved Morris Creek

Marshall football: Tindal vital to Thundering Herd secondary
Marshall football: Tindal vital to Thundering Herd secondary

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — Corey Tindal is considered so essential to the Marshall football team’s defense, he occupies two spots in the starting lineup.

His name again is at the top of the list at nickelback, where he starred last ...

Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014
Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014

Prep baseball: Coach says Valley not as strong in 2014
Prep baseball: Coach says Valley not as strong in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Depth isn’t what it was for the Valley (Fayette) baseball team, which is why coach Joe Craffey admits the Greyhounds aren’t as strong as they have been despite being ranked — in the Daily Mail...

MEC tennis: W.Va. Wesleyan upsets UC to win men’s title
MEC tennis: W.Va. Wesleyan upsets UC to win men’s title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Second-seeded West Virginia Wesleyan upset No. 1 seed University of Charleston to win the Mountain East Conference men’s tennis tournament title on Sunday at the Schoenbaum Courts in Kanawha City.

Wesleyan No. 1 player Joel Izquierdo defeated Charleston’s Matt Sherba 6-3, 7-5 to pick up the first win of the day for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats were ranked third in the Atlantic Region rankings while the Golden Eagles were second. The NCAA Tournament field will be announced at 8 p.m. April 29.

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Business

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Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership

Opinion

Potpourri: April 21, 2014
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Monday cartoon
Jeremy Richardson: Blaming EPA oversimplifies W.Va.’s problems, neglects future
Chris Chanlett: Reread Perry Mann for spring

Sports

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Arrest warrant out for latest signee Phillip
‘We run together’ — Boston race makes room for those affected by bombings
St. Joe’s Lewis named prep coach of the year
Noah’s hustle and other NBA playoff musings

Life

Musician/singer finds harmony in school arts post
Steelhammer: Looking for the pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow
Write Your Own Column: What happened to the Easter bonnet?
Spring flower swap upcoming in Braxton
WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad

A&E

Review: ‘Trials Fusion’ keeps ‘one more try’ mantra alive
Arts Notes: April 20, 2014
Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
For one day at least, records rule the East End

Outdoors

At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Herbert F. Sizemore
Harold Wayne Blake
Dorothy J. Grove
Dwight W. Parsons
Larry Douglas James