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WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers stun No. 4 Baylor
WVU FOOTBALL: Mountaineers stun No. 4 Baylor

West Virginia slows BU offense, takes 41-27 win in Morgantown

Defense carries Mountaineers past No. 4 Baylor 41-27
Defense carries Mountaineers past No. 4 Baylor 41-27

MORGANTOWN — There is a solid argument to be made that West Virginia’s 41-27 upset of No. 4 Baylor Saturday wasn’t much of an upset at all.

After all, it was the Mountaineers’ third game...

Bridge Day jumpers fly high in 35th year
Bridge Day jumpers fly high in 35th year

FAYETTEVILLE -- West Virginia is for jumpers.

And Bridge Day, the largest one-day festival in the state held annually on the largest single-span steel arch bridge in the Western Hemisphere, is like one big, happy family reunion in the sky....

WVU-Baylor statistics

Baylor 13 7 7 0–27

West Virginia 7 17 3 14–41

First quarter

Bay–Coleman 7 pass from Petty (Callahan kick), 14:01.

WVU–White 36 pass from Trickett (Lambert kick), 12:02.

Bay–FG Callahan...

Potential loss of Rahall seniority worries some

Mike Mitchum is executive director of the King Coal Highway Authority, working to complete a four-lane highway from Bluefield through Williamson up to Kenova.

He’ll need federal money to complete that project, and worries that the recent...

Doug Skaff, Kanawha delegate, state Senate candidate, charged with DUI
Doug Skaff, Kanawha delegate, state Senate candidate, charged with DUI

Delegate Doug Skaff, D-Kanawha, a candidate for the West Virginia Senate, was arrested Saturday morning in Monongalia County and charged with driving under the influence, according to the West Virginia Regional Jails website.

The arrest was made ...

Amendment would open doors to Scout camp, allow commercial events
Amendment would open doors to Scout camp, allow commercial events

GLEN JEAN, W.Va. — The Boy Scouts of America has a vision for the Summit Bechtel Reserve in Fayette County, and it doesn’t necessarily involve Boy Scouts.

Rather, the BSA hopes that the Summit...

‘Evil Dead’ delivers bloody good fun

The Kanawha Players premiered “Evil Dead: The Musical” in 2012. Now it’s back with several changes: new cast members, redesigned costumes, Ebola jokes (oh yes, they went there) and more blood. Way more blood.

The musical,...

Moments in Time: Shanty boats
Moments in Time: Shanty boats

Pumpkin plummet: Students use math, science, engineering to save their squash
Pumpkin plummet: Students use math, science, engineering to save their squash

The smell of fresh, wet squash was everywhere. The crowd roared — despite the cool October drizzle — as more than 30 pumpkins survived a 50-foot drop or became pie filling.

The 16th annual Capital City Pumpkin Drop brought 33 teams ...

Actor, author Henry Winkler encourages Jackson County schoolchildren
Actor, author Henry Winkler encourages Jackson County schoolchildren

RIPLEY — Actor, producer and author Henry Winkler had no idea he would be writing a series of childrens’ books based on his childhood struggles with dyslexia.

“I didn’t think it...

Funerals for: October 18, 2014

Amick, Dorothy L. 1 p.m., First United Methodist Church, South Charleston.

Beard, Mary A. 3 p.m., Oak Grove Presbyterian Church, Hillsboro.

Casto, Royal Jr. 1 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley....

Marie O'Donnell

Marie Helen O'Donnell, 82, of Webster Springs, died Thursday, October 16, 2014. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, October 19, at Dodd and Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, October 20, at the funeral home.

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