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Rosemary Schipper
Rosemary Schipper

Rosemary Schipper, 90, of Charleston, passed away peacefully Friday, December 19, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House surrounded by her family.

She was born March 29, 1924 in Chicago, Ill., daughter of the late Charles and Sophia O'Leary Girmaldi....

Mary Meadows
Mary Meadows

Mary Frances Woolums Meadows, 86, of Elkview, went to Heaven, Thursday, December 18, 2014, at home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Tracy Meadows; parents, Ben Woolums and Rosa Harrod Woolums of Lexington, Ky.; brothers, Frank...

Mary Needles McJunkin-Gray
Mary Needles McJunkin-Gray

Mary Needles McJunkin-Gray died December 19, 2014. She was born August 30, 1921 in Jacksonville, FL to Enoch R. Needles and Ethel S. Needles, a middle child in a family of five girls and one boy.

She grew up in Summit, NJ, where as a...

Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion
Police search for suspects in South Hills home invasion

Charleston Police are looking for four men in connection with an armed home invasion that happened in South Hills Sunday morning, emergency officials said.

At around 9 a.m., three men broke into a home on Gordon Drive, according to a criminal...

Holton found range vs. NC State
Holton found range vs. NC State

MORGANTOWN — It was a couple of weeks ago that Bob Huggins threatened to pull the plug on Jonathan Holton.

Oh, he was still going to play the 6-foot-7 junior forward. After all, in addition to being West...

Doug Smock: Herd, Huskies overcame injuries to reach bowl
Doug Smock: Herd, Huskies overcame injuries to reach bowl

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Rod Carey and his Northern Illinois staff knows Evan McKelvey’s number, even though they don’t have to prepare for the Marshall linebacker.

Think about it. You download the...

Herd outside WRs, NIU defensive line answered call

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Marshall and Northern Illinois has reached this champion-vs.-champion bowl game Tuesday with many of their expected stars having career-best seasons.

The examples are easy to recite: the Thundering Herd’s Rakeem...

Herd looks to bounce back tonight at Nevada

Smarting from watching a double-digit lead melt into a nine-point defeat, Marshall plays the second leg of its cross-country road trip tonight at Nevada.

Tip-off is at 10 p.m. EST at 11,536-seat Lawlor Events Center in Reno.

The Thundering ...

Norman Chad: Name not the only thing Snyder has botched

Daniel Snyder might be the luckiest white man owning a Native American-honored sports franchise in America.

Despite occasional outcry over his stewardship, Snyder’s NFL team is worth a fortune, and he is well-known for using some of that...

Coal mining deaths nearing record low Improved figures coincide with drop in Appalachian coal output

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Less than five years after an explosion fueled by excess coal dust killed 29 men deep inside a West Virginia underground mine, the nation’s coal mines are on pace for a record low in...

Bulletin Board: Dec. 22, 2014

Clay Center activities

Clay Center will offer holiday break “Around the World” activities for the entire family from noon to 4 p.m. daily. The activities are free with Clay Center admission. The schedule includes: Friday, Russian...

Dan Cook: A dose of reality for armchair cops

It is quite easy for those who never have been knocked senseless by a big, heavy fist to lie on the sofa watching TV “news” or reading the paper, then second-guess what a policeman should have done.

As a young man,...

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