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NFL ROUNDUP: Injuries to star players steal headlines Sunday

Actual football games were supposed to provide some respite for the NFL from off-field headlines created by Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson and drug policies.

Instead, there was a rash of injuries to stars grabbing attention.

Robert Griffin III,...

Local man wins in horseshoe world tournament
Local man 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...

Loudendale sewer system feasible; now where’s the money?
Loudendale sewer system feasible; now where’s the money?

Jeff Blount didn’t come to be a community leader in Loudendale by being a pessimist.

That’s why Blount refuses to give up on a sewer project for the community that’s been talked about since 1998.

“If all 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, ...

Statehouse Beat: Lobbyist spending down over the summer
Statehouse Beat: Lobbyist spending down over the summer

Five lobbyists chipped in to host a reception and dinner Aug. 26 in Clarksburg for legislators attending out-of-town interim meetings in nearby Bridgeport, according to the latest round of lobbyists’ financial disclosures to the Ethics...

New W.Va. schools superintendent starts work

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia’s new schools superintendent is heading straight to the source on his first day of work.

Michael Martirano plans to visit the newly built Edgewood Elementary in Charleston following a swearing-in...

Deputies investigate robbery near Sissonville

CHARLESTON, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are trying to unravel a string of events near Sissonville early this morning that included the robbing of a convenience store.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County...

New state principals set for leadership academy

FLATWOODS, W.Va. – School administrators from across West Virginia are gathering this week in Flatwoods.

The West Virginia Center for Professional Development is hosting 128 new principals and assistant principals on Tuesday and Wednesday ...

Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   
Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   

Life didn't turn out exactly the way he envisioned, but he isn't complaining. Sure, he might have tweaked a few things here and there, but at 71, Truman Dalton looks back on his musical journey with considerable satisfaction....

Longtime supporters are allies for the arts
Longtime supporters are allies for the arts

As many arts groups prepare to begin their new seasons, renewed interest is paid to them and their offerings. But there’s one group that gets left out of the attention: their supporters.

It’s true that these folks are not up on...

Keeping it in the family: Husband, wife win Capitol City Challenge
Keeping it in the family: Husband, wife win Capitol City Challenge

When Kevin and Sarah Fletcher returned to their Elkview home after the Capital City Challenge Saturday they had exciting news to share with their two daughters. Not only did Dad win the triathlon by setting a course record, but Mom flew through the...

Funerals for: September 15, 2014

Arthur, Daisy 2 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

Ashley, Douglas 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Avinger, Lillian Noon, Woodbine Baptist Church, Summersville.

Blackburn,...

Shawn Brent Slappe

Shawn Brent Slappe, 41, of Sissonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at his residence.

Surviving are his father, Jerry Slappy Sr. of Charleston; brother, Jerry Slappe II and wife, Amanda, of Sissonville; nephews, Jacob and Joshua Slappe of...

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