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Tomblin says $134M road bond sale saves W.Va. $26M

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin says the sale of $134 million in state Road Fund bonds will save West Virginia $26 million, most of which will go into road projects.

In a news release Friday, the governor said selling the...

Brothers recall rescue after tumbling over New River Gorge cliff

A walk along a mountain trail in Fayette County turned harrowing for two teen siblings who were injured after tumbling down a cliff.

Jude and J.B. Browning are recuperating from injuries in Sunday’s accident along a popular hiking area in ...

Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes in Kanawha State Forest and New River Gorge area
Celebrate Appalachian spring with nature hikes in Kanawha State Forest and New River Gorge area

For Southern West Virginia residents hankering to get outside and smell the flowers, the New River Gorge National River and nearby state parks and state forests are offering a abundance of wildflower and nature-themed hikes during the next two...

Boil-water advisory

West Virginia American Water has lifted a boil-water advisory for customers in the community of Jefferson as well as customers in the Kanawha Terrace and Green Valley Drive areas of St. Albans, including side streets.

Chelyan post office vandalized

CHELYAN, W.Va. -- Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are trying to determine who vandalized the United States Post Office in Chelyan this morning.

Sgt. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies got a...

Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies
Longtime broadcaster Jule “Mr. Cartoon” Huffman dies

Longtime television broadcaster and weatherman Jule Huffman, known to generations of children as “Mr. Cartoon,” died Thursday at an assisted living facility in Huntington. He was 91.

Huffman worked as a weather reporter for 38...

I-64 contraflow lane closing Friday morning

State highways officials are closing the contraflow lane on Interstate 64 in Charleston at 10 a.m. today to make emergency repairs to a damaged light pole.

“We think something hit it,” state Division of Highways spokeswoman Carrie...

State man sentenced in 1981 fatal shooting of father

WELCH, W.Va. – A McDowell County man has been sentenced to up to four years in prison in the 1981 fatal shooting of his father.

WVVA-TV reports 54-year-old David Miller of Premier was sentenced on a voluntary manslaughter charge Thursday...

CAMC to give public tour of new cancer center

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Charleston Area Medical Center will conduct a public tour of its new cancer center.

The tour of the $50 million CAMC Cancer Center will be held on Saturday in the Kanawha City section of Charleston.

The 110,000-...

Marshall’s Letman, Leggett compete for interception honors
Marshall’s Letman, Leggett compete for interception honors

HUNTINGTON — Free safety Taj Letman remembers the most difficult, spectacular play he has made at Marshall.

It was the East Carolina game in 2013, the regular-season finale. He intercepted the Pirates’...

Greenbrier to host celebrity poker tourney

The Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs will host its first Celebrity Poker Tournament on Sunday, April 26, featuring NASCAR drivers Denny Hamlin, Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Michael Waltrip, Jason White and Cale Conley.


Funerals for: April 17, 2015

Adkins, Betty Lou 1 p.m., McGhee Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Arkola, Kenneth 1 p.m., Lory Baptist Church, Julian.

Babiak, George Sr. 2 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Gladys Shue
Gladys Shue

Our beloved mother, Gladys M. Shue, 105 years young who was so dearly loved by all, left this earthly world to spend all eternity with Jesus on April 12, 2015.

She was born March 31, 1910, to Josephine Dunn Gillispie and Ray Gillispie. Other...

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