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Prep Football Podcast 9/30/14

Charleston Daily Mail sportswriters Tom Bragg and Derek Taylor recap Capital’s big win against South Charleston and the rest of what is going on in high school football all around West Virginia.

Mediation set for W.Va. police shooting lawsuit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – Mediation talks are set for a $200 million lawsuit stemming from the fatal shooting of a Virginia man by Martinsburg police.

The family of Wayne Arnold Jones, 50, of Stephens City, Virginia, sued Martinsburg and the...

Four recommended to fill Zakaib’s spot

The state Judicial Vacancy Advisory Commission recommended four of the 13 who applied to temporarily replace Kanawha County Circuit Court Judge Paul Zakaib.

Webster J. Arceneaux III, Gary E. Pullin, Joanna I. Tabit and Lisa A. Tackett were...

Rahall defends anti-Jenkins ad on black lung
Rahall defends anti-Jenkins ad on black lung

Rep. Nick Joe Rahall said Monday he stands by his latest television ad that alleges his Republican opponent, Evan Jenkins, would vote to deny black lung benefits to West Virginia coal miners.

Last week, The Washington Post called Rahall’s ...

Traveling sports exhibit on W.Va. tour

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A traveling exhibit on the role of sports in American culture is making its way across West Virginia.

The West Virginia Humanities Council is sponsoring a state tour of the new Smithsonian Institution traveling exhibit ...

2 W.Va. counties designated drug trafficking areas

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The federal government will provide additional help to two West Virginia counties to reduce drug abuse and drug trafficking.

Berkeley and Harrison counties are among 26 counties and cities in 11 states designated as...

Retired FBI agent named Huntington police chief

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Huntington’s mayor has appointed a retired FBI agent as the city’s next police chief.

Joe Ciccarelli would replace Skip Holbrook. Holbrook resigned in March to take a similar job in Columbia, South...

Marshall diabetes project gets federal funding

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is getting $325,000 in federal funding for a project aimed at increasing diabetes education efforts in economically distressed areas.

U.S. Rep. Nick Rahall says the funding through the Appalachian...

Kansas lifer takes over Jayhawks for fired Weis
Kansas lifer takes over Jayhawks for fired Weis

MORGANTOWN — Clint Bowen sounds a lot like a guy who just got the job he always wanted but hasn’t quite had time to figure out precisely what he’s going to do with it.

And, in truth,...

County lowers flags in memory of former Kanawha commissioner Reese

Kanawha County officials have asked county agencies to lower their flags to half staff today and Wednesday in memory of former Kanawha County Commissioner Bill Reese.

Reese, of Marmet, died Saturday at his home. He was 84.

Reese served as...

Arrest made in East Bank Middle School break-in

Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in connection with a break-in at East Bank Middle School.

Christopher Ian Shamblen, 18, of East Bank, was arrested by Kanawha Sheriff’s Cpl. B.L. Adams on Tuesday morning, Cpl....

Prep golf, regional results

Note: Top two teams and top two individuals not on qualifying teams qualify for state tournament

Class AAA, Region 3

At Lewisburg Elk Country Club

Team results

1. Greenbrier East 223; 2. George Washington 225; 3. Woodrow Wilson ...

Private health exchanges provide tailored options
Private health exchanges provide tailored options

The Affordable Care Act marketplace concept is catching on — in the private sector.

A growing number of independent private health-care exchanges are sprouting up around the country, including some in West Virginia.

These exchanges ...

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