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Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014
Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014

Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014
Editorial Cartoon for April 21, 2014

Americorps volunteers help restore Morris Creek Watershed
Americorps volunteers help restore Morris Creek Watershed

Americorps team has removed 1.6 tons of trash, dramatically improved Morris Creek

Marshall football: Tindal vital to Thundering Herd secondary
Marshall football: Tindal vital to Thundering Herd secondary

HUNTINGTON, W.Va — Corey Tindal is considered so essential to the Marshall football team’s defense, he occupies two spots in the starting lineup.

His name again is at the top of the list at nickelback, where he starred last ...

Prep baseball: Coach says Valley not as strong in 2014
Prep baseball: Coach says Valley not as strong in 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Depth isn’t what it was for the Valley (Fayette) baseball team, which is why coach Joe Craffey admits the Greyhounds aren’t as strong as they have been despite being ranked — in the Daily Mail...

MEC tennis: W.Va. Wesleyan upsets UC to win men’s title
MEC tennis: W.Va. Wesleyan upsets UC to win men’s title

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Second-seeded West Virginia Wesleyan upset No. 1 seed University of Charleston to win the Mountain East Conference men’s tennis tournament title on Sunday at the Schoenbaum Courts in Kanawha City.

Wesleyan No. 1 player Joel Izquierdo defeated Charleston’s Matt Sherba 6-3, 7-5 to pick up the first win of the day for the Bobcats.

The Bobcats were ranked third in the Atlantic Region rankings while the Golden Eagles were second. The NCAA Tournament field will be announced at 8 p.m. April 29.

Local runners reflect on experiences at Boston Marathon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Once littered with devastation and debris, in the aftermath of a tragic bombing, local runners plan to line Boston’s Boylston Street with healing and celebration today.

Accomplished and veteran runners from...

Chuck McGill: Hartley helps shift Herd’s focus toward Georgia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Todd Hartley is a husband, a father and an assistant football coach.

In addition to coaching tight ends he doubles as the recruiting coordinator at Marshall University, and head coach Doc Holliday has heaped upon him...

WVU basketball: Phillip faces order for arrest

MORGANTOWN, W.Va ­— West Virginia’s new basketball recruit is wanted for an old transgression.

A spokesperson for the Gaston County (N.C.) magistrate office said Sunday that Mountaineers signee Tarik Phillip is facing...

Marshall basketball: Canty’s future still up in the air

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Kareem Canty’s future college basketball home remained a mystery just hours after it looked like it was settled.

After being quoted by two Auburn recruiting sites Saturday night saying he would transfer...

Prep Track: Trio helps Hurricane girls find success

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Together in friendship and among the state’s best in their respective track and field events, the Hurricane trio of Audrey Barber, Lauren London and Abby Watson figure prominent roles in the team’s success....

Power baseball: West Virginia opens homestand vs. Kannapolis

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Power will play for the first time since Thursday when it begins a seven-game homestand beginning with Kannapolis at 7:05 p.m. today at Appalachian Power Park.

In the last game the Power played it earned a 4-3 decision at Kannapolis.

Friday’s game was postponed because of rain and a Saturday doubleheader scheduled because of Friday’s postponement also was washed out.

The Power is in fifth place in the South Atlantic League’s Northern Division with a 7-8 record. West Virginia sits one-half game behind Delmarva, Greensboro and Hickory, all of which sit at 8-8. Hagerstown leads the division with a 12-4 mark.

Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence

Six years ago, when Lauren first went to the Regional Teen Institute, a four-day summer camp in Ripley, she was in sixth grade, “a gawky, awkward middle school kid,” she said. “I was extremely hesitant to go by myself, knowing...

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News

Farm stand to open at Two Mile bridge
Teen Institute helps youths prevent drug abuse, violence
Calvin McKinney: retired principal
Musician/singer finds harmony in school arts post
Statehouse Beat: Tax credits given out by state total millions

Business

Local marketing firm acquired by Indiana company, expands footprint into 25 states
James River Coal wants to auction off business
Rockefeller, state officials look for Poca warehouse solution
Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership

Opinion

Potpourri: April 21, 2014
Editorial: Tennant for U.S. Senate
Monday cartoon
Jeremy Richardson: Blaming EPA oversimplifies W.Va.’s problems, neglects future
Chris Chanlett: Reread Perry Mann for spring

Sports

Arrest warrant out for latest signee Phillip
‘We run together’ — Boston race makes room for those affected by bombings
Daniel, QBs and D’Antoni
St. Joe’s Lewis named prep coach of the year
Noah’s hustle and other NBA playoff musings

Life

Musician/singer finds harmony in school arts post
Steelhammer: Looking for the pothole of gold at the end of the rainbow
Write Your Own Column: What happened to the Easter bonnet?
Spring flower swap upcoming in Braxton
WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad

A&E

Review: ‘Trials Fusion’ keeps ‘one more try’ mantra alive
Arts Notes: April 20, 2014
Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
For one day at least, records rule the East End

Outdoors

At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Herbert F. Sizemore
Harold Wayne Blake
Dorothy J. Grove
Dwight W. Parsons
Larry Douglas James