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Coroner identifies worker killed in Ohio overpass collapse

Associated Press

CINCINNATI (AP) — A collapsed overpass covered southbound lanes of Interstate 75 with hundreds of tons of concrete and steel Tuesday, following a construction accident that killed a worker and injured a tractor-trailer...

Bulletin Board: Jan. 21, 2015

Historical society

The Upper Vandalia Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Putnam County Board of Education office in Winfield, behind the courthouse. Guest speaker Jim Flook will speak on markers for the Battle of Scary Creek....

St. Albans man shot in leg through camper walls

A St. Albans man was shot in the leg through the walls of the camper in which he was sleeping just after 12 a.m. Tuesday, according to a news release from the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office.

Shaun Tolbert, 36, was taken to an area...

Lawmakers offer few specifics for highway funding

Legislative leaders pledged support Tuesday for increased funding for state highways, but offered few specifics about how to reach that goal.

House Speaker Tim Armstead, R-Kanawha, told the annual rally of West Virginians for Better...

Counting down the top games of 2014
Counting down the top games of 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — 2014 was a rather unusual year when it comes to video games. Between an inordinate amount of remakes and re-releases, launch misfires and a disappointingly high number of AAA games delayed until 2015, the year in video games ...

Part of Ohio interstate to be shut for days after collapse
Part of Ohio interstate to be shut for days after collapse

The Associated Press

CINCINNATI – A collapsed overpass covered southbound lanes of Interstate 75 with hundreds of tons of concrete and steel Tuesday, following a construction accident that killed a worker and injured a truck driver....

Manchin invites Ripley student to D.C. for ‘state’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Ripley High School senior will be the guest of Sen. Joe Manchin during the State of the Union address at the Capitol.

Manchin’s invitation for tonight’s address went to Trevor Tucker, who he nominated...

Applications open for state historic preservation grants

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Applications are being accepted through March for historic preservation development grants in West Virginia.

The grants are available through the State Historic Preservation Office of the West Virginia Division of...

Two face murder, arson charges stemming from Summers fire

HINTON, W.Va. – Two Hinton men face first-degree murder and arson charges stemming from a house fire.

Summers County Sheriff Gary Wheeler tells media outlets that 47-year-old Ronald Wayne Smith and 35-year-old Mark Anthony Ward also are...

State, Noble negotiating deal for drilling under river

MOUNDSVILLE, W.Va. – West Virginia is negotiating a lease with Noble Energy for oil and gas drilling under the Ohio River.

Department of Commerce spokeswoman Chelsea Ruby tells The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register that Noble...

Students talk history, race after ‘Selma’ screening
Students talk history, race after ‘Selma’ screening

The lobby of Park Place Stadium Cinemas hummed with chatter Monday afternoon as more than 200 teens ordered popcorn, bought sodas and entered a special 3 p.m. showing of the feature film “Selma.”

Whether they knew it or not, they...

Funerals for: January 20, 2015

Caruthers, David 12:30 p.m., B'Nai Jacob Eternal Home, South Charleston.

Causey, Larue 1 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

Clemens, Robert L. 2 p.m., Edgewood Presbyterian Church, Lewisburg....

Dennis Miller

Dennis Whitelaw Miller, 72, of Beckley, formerly of Boone County, died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015 at his home following a long illness. Dennis had formerly been employed at Whitesville A&S Coal Company and the city of Whitesville. He was married to the...

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