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Marshall sports ran 2013 deficit, WVU netted $4.2M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A state legislative report says Marshall University athletics ran a $749,800 deficit in 2013, using $7.9 million from sources like state money and tuition.

The subsidized money comprised almost 29 percent of...

‘Hero’s Salute’ fundraiser set for Saturday

Staff reports

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Classic Beauties presents “A Hero’s Salute!,” a World War II-themed fundraiser for West Virginia’s veterans, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Executive Air hangar at...

Murder victim’s mother: $2,000 award won’t take care of my granddaughter

The mother of a slain Charleston teenager says you can’t put a price tag on the loss of life, but the $2,493 she’ll receive for her son’s death won’t help her build a life for the daughter he left behind.


Jackson County school bus rollover injures two

KENNA, W.Va. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a school bus rolled over an embankment Tuesday morning in Jackson County.

Jackson County Sheriff Tony Boggs said the school bus was traveling...

State subsidies make up almost third of MU’s athletic budget, audit finds

West Virginia has two nationally ranked Division I college football teams – but only one is heavily subsidized by the state, a legislative Post Audit report released Tuesday shows.

Using data obtained from the NCAA for the 2012-13 budget...

Chevron’s $20M to improve Pa., W.Va., Ohio workforce

PITTSBURGH — Chevron Corp. is spending $20 million to launch its Appalachia Partnership Initiative, which is meant to improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio....

Two arrested in slayings of men found in burned-out car

WELCH, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police have arrested two men in connection with the killing of two men whose bodies were found in a burned-out car in McDowell County early Sunday.

The bodies of the...

Shinnston man pleads guilty in infant son’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Shinnston man has pleaded guilty to a neglect charge stemming from the suffocation of his 3-month-old son.

News outlets reported that Clovis McCoy Jr., 32, pleaded guilty Monday to child neglect resulting in death....

High pollution levels found near Ohio gas wells

CLEVELAND – A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago.

A team from the University of Cincinnati and Oregon State University placed ...

Logan man allegedly shot at troopers, is arrested

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — A Logan County man is behind bars after allegedly opening fire on state troopers on Monday.

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the Logan...

Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community
Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community

October, as most of us realize, is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, many people don’t know the special challenges of combating this disease in the African American community. The local graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority aims...

Bulletin Board: Oct. 22, 2014

Library audit committee

The Ad Hoc Audit Committee of the board of directors of the Kanawha County Public Library system will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom on the fourth floor of the Main Library, 123 Capitol St., to review and score...

Va. troupe brings intimate version of “Hamlet” to Charleston

This Friday, Charleston will host a performance of “Hamlet” presented the way Shakespeare himself would have wanted it to be seen, play organizers say.

Virginia’s American Shakespeare Center will present...

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