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WVU GOLF: Mountaineers announce home courses

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University director of athletics Oliver Luck announced Tuesday that the Mountaineer golf team will practice and, starting next season, compete at eight home courses. Lakeview Golf Course, Mountainview Golf...

Next Senate education leader plans push against Common Core
Next Senate education leader plans push against Common Core

The next vice chairwoman of the state Senate’s education committee said Tuesday she wants to push legislation that would delay testing based on Common Core K-12 standards and allow voters to directly elect state school board members.

Sen. ...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for approximately 400 customers in the town of Smithers in the company’s Montgomery district.

The Nettie-Leivasy Public Service District has issued a boil-water advisory for ...

Kanawha judge strikes down Morgantown truck ban

The city of Morgantown can’t restrict heavy trucks on downtown streets, a Kanawha County judge ruled Tuesday.

Circuit Judge Joanna Tabit said Morgantown’s heavy truck ordinance on W.Va. 7, which runs through downtown, was...

WVU golf selects eight home courses

WVU golf selects eight home courses

The West Virginia University golf team will practice and compete at eight different home courses starting next season, according to athletic director Oliver Luck.

Those courses are Lakeview Golf Course,...

Tackett moves to drop Coonskin name change

Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission Chairman Allen Tackett has asked that his proposal to change the name of Coonskin Park be removed from the agenda of Thursday’s parks board meeting.

Tackett said he proposed changing the...

On File: Dec. 7, 2014


The following marriages were recorded in Kanawha County between Nov. 21 and Dec. 5:

Danny Lee Rutherford, 36, and Crystal Lynn Larch, 28, both of Charleston.

Richard Leeabrahm Sayles, 33, and Tnai Lachelle Willis, 32,...

Dunbar woman thrown from moving vehicle

A Dunbar woman was hit in the head with a pistol then thrown from a moving vehicle Tuesday afternoon, Dunbar Police said.

Brittany Christian, 27, had asked an acquaintance she knew from a previous job for a ride, according to a press release...

Mitch Vingle: WVU to review Classic after D’Antoni ‘poke’

When Marshall basketball coach Dan D’Antoni uttered his now infamous remarks, I was standing just a few feet away.

“They back out now,” D’Antoni said, referring to the series with WVU, “they’re afraid of ...

Putnam gives tax break for FLSmidth to create 65 jobs

WINFIELD — An international manufacturing business will stay in Putnam County for the long haul, following a new tax deal.

The Putnam County Commission has unanimously approved a tax break worth more...

Embezzling Salem official is denied house arrest

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A former Salem city manager has lost a bid to serve his embezzlement sentence under house arrest.

David Wayne Mayle is serving one to 10 years in prison. His attorney, Rocco Mazzei,...

Wheeling mortgage broker guilty of defrauding customers

WHEELING, W.Va. — A Wheeling mortgage broker has pleaded guilty to running up hundreds of thousands of dollars in unauthorized charges on customers’ debit and credit cards.

Mark C. Busack entered...

Pocahontas pair plead guilty to meth charges

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — Two West Virginia residents have been convicted for their roles in producing methamphetamine.

Shawn David White, of Bartow, pleaded guilty in federal court Monday. He was discovered...

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