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Neurosurgeon dies from Putnam crash

A neurosurgeon at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington died there late Saturday night from injuries he received in a Putnam County wreck last week.

Dr. David Weinsweig was hospitalized after a Sept. 8 single-car accident on Interstate...

Neurosurgeon dies from Putnam crash

A neurosurgeon at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington died there late Saturday night from injuries he received in a Putnam County wreck last week.

Dr. David Weinsweig was hospitalized after a Sept. 8 single-car accident on Interstate ...

Time was on WVU’s side during winning drive
Time was on WVU’s side during winning drive

MORGANTOWN — Had West Virginia not managed that 47-yard, last-play field goal from Josh Lambert to beat Maryland 40-37 Saturday, it’s difficult to imagine what the lasting image may have been.

Had the...

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...

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...

Joe Morris: W.Va used to welcome wind power. Why not anymore?

“Chasing the Wind: Inside the Alternative Energy Battle.” By Rody Johnson. University of Tennessee Press, 2014, 175 pages. Paperback, $29.95

By Joe Morris

More wind power generation is under construction today than...

Funerals for: September 14, 2014

Beirne, Helen 3 p.m., Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.

Claypoole, Kieran R. 2 p.m., Stockert

Deweese, Gary 2 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home Chapel, Eleanor.

Dickens, Sharon 2 p.m., Handley Funeral...

Robert Harper

Robert Douglas "Hump" Harper, 48, of Huntington, died Saturday, September 13, 2014. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.

Jessica Rakes

Ms. Jessica Dawn "Rosie" Rakes, 31, of Harts, died Friday, September 12, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 16, at the Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Monday at Evans Funeral...

John Siders

John F. Siders, 89, of Ohio, died Thursday, September 11, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, September 15, at the Mt. Carmel Church, Gallipolis Ferry with full military rites at the church cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Deal...

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