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One dead after vehicle rolls over Nicholas mountain

BELVA, W.Va. ­— One person was killed after a sport-utility vehicle rolled 225 feet over a mountain in Nicholas County Monday night, police said.

The driver, John Henry Kinser, 56, was ejected from...

Rev. Norman Niemeyer

The Rev. Norman Bruce Niemeyer, 78, of Yadkinville, N.C., passed away Monday, July 21, 2014, at his residence.

He was born Oct. 29, 1935, in Michigan, to the late John W. and Cornelia Mae DeBoer Niemeyer. Norman Niemeyer was a missionary and a...

Kathy Brown Sams
Kathy Brown Sams

Kathy Brown Sams, 59, of Elkview, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at Duke University Hospital.

She retired after 33 years of service with the West Virginia Department of Education. Kathy enjoyed traveling, interior decorating, painting and...

Kay King Sikes

Kay King Sikes, 72, of Grant, Ala., died Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Marshall County Hospice.

She is survived by her daughter, Renee Sikes of Grant; grandsons, J.T. Hartman (Katie) and Doug Hartman, both of Grant; great-granddaughter, Hayden...

MSgt Roy "Hank" Wriston
MSgt Roy "Hank" Wriston

Master Sergeant Roy "Hank" Wriston, 70, a retired Air Force and Vietnam veteran, passed away July 16, 2014, in Florida.

He was born Feb. 12, 1944. He is survived by his loving wife, Velda; sons, Robert and Shawn; and daughter, Susan, all of...

JoAnn Dunn Harless

JoAnn Dunn Harless, 51, of Rich Creek, Va., died July 19, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 24, at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Holgorsen: Depth not a problem
Holgorsen: Depth not a problem

Says of veterans: ‘They know what it’s all about’

By Dave Hickman

Staff writer

DALLAS — As Dana Holgorsen glanced around the cavernous ballroom at the Dallas Omni Hotel...

Dave Hickman: Some to miss start of WVU camp

DALLAS — Cleaning out a crowded Big 12 media days notebook:

West Virginia’s football team is a week away from reporting for preseason camp, but not everyone will be there. Dana Holgorsen said Tuesday...

WVU’s Trickett tweets apology

West Virginia starting quarterback Clint Trickett tweeted an apology Tuesday after taking heat for a message sent out five days ago from his Twitter account that has since gone viral locally.

The original tweet, which Trickett has since deleted, ...

Anania looks to build on huge year at Open
Anania looks to build on huge year at Open

At this week’s 81st West Virginia Open Championship, Brian Anania will be facing a much more daunting field than the one he conquered in winning the West Virginia Amateur title in mid-June, but after playing in the Greenbrier Classic by virtue...

WVU Game 8: Oklahoma State
WVU Game 8: Oklahoma State

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the 15th in a series of previews on West Virginia and Marshall football opponents.

n Date with WVU: Saturday, Oct. 25, time TBA

n Site:...

Herd hosts SC, Penn State in hoops

Return trips from South Carolina and Penn State and a road game at Louisville highlight the 2014-15 Marshall men’s basketball 13-game non-conference schedule announced Tuesday.

“Our schedule has a little bit of everything,”...

Having a ball
Having a ball

LAWRENCE PIERCE | Gazette photos

It’s never too late to take your cuts at the old ball game, as evidenced by these images. Dozens of players 50 and older are competing this week in the WVSSC tournament at the Martin Luther King...

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