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It’s time for a summer food state of mind

Boost the flavor of sliced tomatoes with locally-sourced salt

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County

More than 60 years ago, Ruth Schultz of South Charleston was raising five young children and looking for a way to get her hands on some books to read whenever she had a few moments to spare.

But trekking all the way to the downtown library...

It’s time for a summer food state of mind

Local salt provides perfect finishing touch; tourism division seeks restaurant ideas

New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine
New Marriott chef hopes to learn from local cuisine

City newcomer overhauling menu, adding ‘modern twist’ to dishes

Lunch adds up, but it doesn’t have to

Charlestonians spend a lot on food. Some say it’s worth it, but keeping costs low is possible

By ZACK HAROLD

DAILY MAIL LIFE EDITOR

Downtown Charleston is a lunch-lover’s paradise.

The city is rife with options...

Slip on Observatory Road
Slip on Observatory Road

Police: pair slammed SUV into home

Charleston police have two people in custody after a car slammed repeatedly into a house on South Ruffner Road, setting both the vehicle and the home on fire.

Sergeant Jamey Noland, of the...

Funerals for: April 16, 2014

Ball, Denver D. 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Ball, Grace C. Noon, Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.

Bickley, Terri R. 11 a.m., Elk River Church of the Nazarene, Charleston.

Boggess,...

Talmadge O. Murray
Talmadge O. Murray

Talmadge O. Murray, 91, of Lewisburg, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on April 11, 2014.

Born Sept. 27, 1922, in Highsplint, Ky., he was the son of the late Carl Clifford and Bessie Kidwell Murray.

Mr. Murray was a World War II...

Robert E. Buck

Robert E. Buck, 82, of Calhoun, died April 11, 2014. Service will be 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville.

Mary Beth Pegram

Mary Beth Pegram, 79, of Union, died April 13, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 19, at Groves Funeral Home, Union. Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg, assisted by Groves Funeral Home, Union, is in charge of arrangements.

David M. Staton
David M. Staton

The Honorable David M. "Mick" Staton, 74, of Inwood, passed away Monday, April 14, 2014, at Winchester Medical Center in Virginia.

Born Feb. 11, 1940, in Parkersburg, he was the son of Delta R. (Gumm) Staton and the late Ernest R. Staton....

Everett Pennington

Everett Ray Pennington, 94, of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Teays Valley Center after an extended illness.

He was born May 31, 1919, in Charleston, son of the late Everett and Martha Scragg Pennington. He was also preceded ...

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News

Slip on Observatory Road
Police: pair slammed SUV into home
Kanawha judges recuse themselves from Plants petition
Bulletin board: April 16, 2014
Nitro attorney calls Supreme Court ruling “favorable”

Business

Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City
Minimum wage bus tour visits city

Opinion

Erin Savage: Clean water advocates raise warning about slurry spills
Rev. Matthew J. Watts: 13th Amendment’s legacy lingers
Editorial: Hateful fringe
Readers’ Voice: April 16, 2014
Tuesday’s cartoon

Sports

Rick Ryan: Olenchick back on the diamond
New rule should help solve WVU QB question
Blackmon benefits from opening at defensive end
WVU recruiting: Spring finale provides opportunity for recruits
Prep roundup: GW picks up baseball win in Florida

Life

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Helping Out: April 16. 2014
Innerviews: At 90, nursing memories remain close to her heart
Hope has four legs: Service dogs comfort combat veterans

A&E

On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Arts Notes: April 13, 2014
Focus on nature earns honor for artist Barrie Kaufman
Purple hue takes spring style show by storm

Outdoors

‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
Height of spring brings year’s best trout fishing
Report details deer farming’s pluses, minuses
‘Mistaken for game’ shootings can be avoided
Shalaway: Coming soon to a garden near you -- hummingbirds

Obituaries

Talmadge O. Murray
Robert E. Buck
Mary Beth Pegram
David M. Staton
Everett Pennington