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Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   
KENNY KEMP | Gazette
Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   

Life didn't turn out exactly the way he envisioned, but he isn't complaining. Sure, he might have tweaked a few things here and there, but at 71, Truman Dalton looks back on his musical journey with considerable...

Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style
Doug Smock: Herd protecting home turf in style

HUNTINGTON — The big slogan of Marshall football these days is “Protect the M.”

Trust me: The 13th letter of the English alphabet is being protected.

With armed guards. Barbed wire. A moat, ...

Norman Chad: Jeter’s great, but he’s not Mother Teresa in pinstripes

I just saw a list of the “most significant figures in world history” as compiled by The New Republic:

1, Alexander the Great; 2. Aristotle; 3. Jesus Christ; 4. Charles Darwin; 5. Buddha; 6. Albert Einstein; 7. Mahatma Gandhi; 8....

Local wins in horseshoe world tournament
Local wins in horseshoe world tournament

David Holmes eyes his target.

Standing 30 feet away with his feet squarely planted, he extends a 2 pound, 10 ounce horseshoe high in front of his face and locks in on his target through the shoe’s center. Drawing his arm back, Holmes...

13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues
13 years after Sept. 11 attacks, debate on Guantanamo continues

Thursday marked the thirteenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks, yet five men accused of plotting them still haven’t been convicted.

Neither have they been acquitted, nor have they even had a full trial. More than a decade after the...

Loudendale sewer system feasible; now where’s the money?
Loudendale sewer system feasible; now where’s the money?

Jeff Blount didn’t come to be a community leader in Loudendale by being a pessimist.

That’s why Blount refuses to give up on a sewer project for the community that’s been talked about since 1998.

“If all the...

Police warned about ‘sovereign citizens’

In August, State Police arrested a man in Roane County after they said they found improvised explosives, AK-47 style rifles and about 30 live chickens in his wrecked SUV at 3:30 a.m. The man, Seth Grim, 21, allegedly told police that he was a...

Montclaire quartet plays conversational music with drama and flair

The Montclaire String Quartet began its 25th season with a new lineup Sunday afternoon at the University of Charleston’s Emma Byrd Gallery.

Anton Shelepov, formerly the ensemble’s second violinist, won the concertmaster’s...

Singer Carole King stumps for Tennant in Charleston

Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Carole King advocated for equal pay for men and women Sunday while stumping for Secretary of State Natalie Tennant, in her race for U.S. Senate.

“You men know, first of all, when momma’s...

Man shot and killed at Raleigh County party

A 23-year-old man was shot and killed at a party in Raleigh County early Sunday morning, The Raleigh County Sheriff’s Office said.

Roland Howard Frazier died after being shot on Lost Acres Lane, in Maxwell Hill, the sheriff’s...

Readers’ Voice: Sept. 15, 2014

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email readersvoice@wvgazette.com.

I can’t believe these commercials that Shelley Moore Capito runs. She tells such lies that she can even...

Moments in Time: Mount Vernon Dairy
Moments in Time: Mount Vernon Dairy

Statehouse Beat: Lobbyist spending down over the summer
Statehouse Beat: Lobbyist spending down over the summer

Five lobbyists chipped in to host a reception and dinner Aug. 26 in Clarksburg for legislators attending out-of-town interim meetings in nearby Bridgeport, according to the latest round of lobbyists’ financial disclosures to the Ethics...

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