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Review: Miracle on 34th Street cute but lacks classic charm

Though “Miracle on 34th Street” was billed as a “beloved holiday classic,” you might have found yourself disappointed if you went expecting something true to the 1947 film starring Maureen O’Hara.

Friday night...

Jean Faudree Roush

Jean Faudree Roush, 88, formerly of Point Pleasant, died Dec. 15, 2014 in Hagerstown, Md. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 21, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Wilma Marie Smith
Wilma Marie Smith

Wilma Marie Smith, 90, of Scott Depot, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 at Hospice West, South Charleston.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert F. Smith; brother, Everette Downey; and her parents, Roy Downey...

Carol Ann Keene

Carol Ann McCormick Keene, 71, of Hurricane, died Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 after a short illness.

Born Dec. 21, 1942 in Charleston, she was a daughter of the late James T. and D. Jean McCormick.

Carol graduated from St. Albans High School. ...

Arthur Ray Thomas (Uncle)
Arthur Ray Thomas (Uncle)

Arthur Ray Thomas, 75, of Charleston, passed away peacefully in his own home on Dec. 1, 2014 after a long illness with cancer.

He was he son of the late Noble Thomas and Evelyn West Thomas. He is survived by his two brothers, Marlin Thomas...

WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic
WVU, Herd women clash at Capital Classic

At least on paper, today’s Capital Classic pitting West Virginia University against Marshall is shaping up to be the most competitive in years.

The Mountaineers (8-1), who are ranked nationally and have won six in a row, will square off...

Mitch Vingle: A Super Bowl ref and holiday notes

(God Rest) Ye (Merry Gentlemen) olde notebook:

n Back in October, I wrote of an idea tossed out there by the ever-trending Oliver Luck.

At a show I put on in Cross Lanes, he pointed at NFL games on the TV...

Mountaineers, N.C. State up for challenge at the Garden

NEW YORK — Neither Bob Huggins nor Mark Gottfried shy away from setting up challenging non-conference schedules. They don’t necessarily schedule a murderer’s row, but all things considered —...

Hewitt closes Herd career with MVP season
Hewitt closes Herd career with MVP season

BOCA RATON, Fla. — It seems like an eternity ago, but Neville Hewitt entered his senior season with one hefty question mark hovering over him.

That question took on the shape of the bar used in the bench ...

Boca Raton Bowl notebook: Doc, Pitt unlikely to fit

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Let the record show that Doc Holliday is on Florida soil and he’s wearing kelly-green Marshall gear.

That latter is very likely to remain the same after Holliday and his...

Herd with momentum as basketball road trip begins

After a 4-6 start in games mostly played in the state of West Virginia, Marshall’s basketball team begins its mini-tour of America today at Arkansas State.

Tipoff time is 3 p.m. at the 10,038-seat Convocation Center in Jonesboro, Arkansas....

Hoops Classic: Wheeling Park holds off Riverside, South Charleston drubs Oak Hill
Hoops Classic: Wheeling Park holds off Riverside, South Charleston drubs Oak Hill

It might not have been the shock heard ’round West Virginia, but it would have been pretty surprising nonetheless.

Phil Bledsoe scored eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter Friday night, helping Wheeling Park avert an upset with a...

Justice leads Summers girls to win over Clay

The Charleston Civic Center has been a kind place to Summers County coach Wayne Ryan, and Friday was no different.

Sophomore guard Whittney Justice scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Summers County defeated Clay County 65-44 Friday...

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