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Ripley baseball team holds on in dramatic fashion
Ripley baseball team holds on in dramatic fashion

Vikings’ Jarvis tags out runner trying to score tying run

Edsel "Mike" Hill

Edsel "Mike" Hill, 69, of Danville, died May 22, 2015. Service will be 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville, with visitation beginning 30 minutes prior.

Remembrance: Memorial Day insights

On this special holiday — a time to remember both departed relatives and service members killed in wars — it’s appropriate to acknowledge that all lives are temporary. Generations change, but life goes on. Memorial Day should spur ...

All caught up in the moment
All caught up in the moment

Editorial: A hope for Mideast peace?

Popular Pope Francis signed a Vatican treaty recognizing Palestine as a separate nation, a homeland for Arabs — even though Palestinians remain under military occupation by Israel. His action roused attacks by some conservative Jews. But other...

South Charleston on a roll
South Charleston on a roll

Perhaps it should come as no surprise that South Charleston immediately went on a winning streak just after missing out on the Mountain State Athletic Conference tournament.

The Black Eagles carry a nine-game victory run into tonight’s...

Hurricane players focused on capturing softball title that eluded them last season
Hurricane players focused on capturing softball title that eluded them last season

HURRICANE — Nothing could take away Hurricane’s sting last season of failing to defend its Class AAA state championship from 2013.

The Redskins were put out on their keister, swept by Lincoln County in...

Norman Chad: Marlins hire proves managing isn’t rocket science

Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria, better known by his Twitter handle @21stCenturyGeorgeSteinbrenner, did what he does best last week — he fired a manager. And then when he went out to hire a new manager, he faced a horrifying reality —...

John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash
John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash

TRENTON, N.J. — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning...

John Adams 8th grader looks to improve in second D.C. spelling bee
John Adams 8th grader looks to improve in second D.C. spelling bee

His spelling career may be coming to an end, but Varun Kukkillaya has no regrets.

After failing to advance past the preliminary rounds in the 2014 Scripps National Spelling Bee, the 14-year-old John Adams Middle School eighth-grader outlasted...

DHHR developing opiate addiction treatment program

The state Department of Health and Human Resources is in the early stages of planning a pilot program to provide medication-assisted treatment to addicts within the criminal justice system.

Participants would be linked up with health-care...

A scout is reverent (photo)
A scout is reverent (photo)

A scout is reverent (photo)
A scout is reverent (photo)

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