Prep basketball roundup: Hurricane gets past Tug Valley
Prep basketball roundup: Hurricane gets past Tug Valley
Prep basketball scores, schedules and box scores — Feb. 23
Prep basketball scores, schedules and box scores — Feb. 23
Prep basketball roundup: Hurricane gets past Tug Valley
Prep basketball roundup: Hurricane gets past Tug Valley
Prep basketball scores, schedules and box scores — Feb. 23
Prep basketball scores, schedules and box scores — Feb. 23
Second-half drought dooms West Virginia State in loss to UVa-Wise
Second-half drought dooms West Virginia State in loss to UVa-Wise

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Bulletin Board: Feb. 24, 2017
Bulletin Board: Feb. 24, 2017

The Kanawha Rock and Gem Club will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday at the Rock Lake Presbyterian Church, 905 Village Drive. Jack Burger will give a presentation on jewelry making by casting, which involves pouring a metal alloy into a mold made by the lost-wax technique. For information, call Susie Lamb at 304-989-7558.

Things to do today: Feb. 24, 2017
Things to do today: Feb. 24, 2017

MusicERIC BIBB AND MICHAEL JEROME BROWNE: 7:30 p.m. Tickets $17 to $30. Carnegie Hall, 105 Church St., Lewisburg. Call 645-7917 or visit www.carnegiehallwv.com.

Putnam commission hears budget plans from agencies
Putnam commission hears budget plans from agencies

Some Putnam County agencies presented their budget plans to the Putnam County Commission Thursday.

Uber, Yeager Airport reach tentative agreement
Uber, Yeager Airport reach tentative agreement

Yeager Airport customers will be able to use Uber to go to and from the Charleston airport in the near future, airport and ride service officials said Thursday.

South Charleston approves TIF district for fly ash site
South Charleston approves TIF district for fly ash site

South Charleston’s proposed tax increment financing district is on its way to the West Virginia Development Office and Legislature for approval.

With no new bridge, workers at Elkview Kmart laid off
With no new bridge, workers at Elkview Kmart laid off

After months of waiting, dozens of people who were employed at the Crossings Mall Kmart in Elkview were laid off this week.

Charleston man gets more than six years for selling meth
Charleston man gets more than six years for selling meth

A Charleston man was sentenced Thursday to spend more than six years in federal prison for distributing methamphetamine.

Legislators question plan to skip State Police cadet class
Legislators question plan to skip State Police cadet class

State Police Superintendent Jan Cahill told legislators Thursday he opted to push for funding to hire additional analysts and technicians for the State Police forensic lab, in lieu of having an officer cadet class this year.

Warrant issued for mayor’s son after alleged probation violations
Warrant issued for mayor’s son after alleged probation violations

A Kanawha County judge earlier this month issued a warrant for the arrest of the son of Charleston’s mayor, who was sentenced in April 2015 to spend five years on strict probation.

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Just Press Play: Songs to sing in the shower
Just Press Play: Songs to sing in the shower

Growing up, all my best memories are associated with songs on the record player, the radio or just being sung by my parents or brother.

Jeff Ellis tribute at Fireside Bar and Lounge tonight
Jeff Ellis tribute at Fireside Bar and Lounge tonight

Tonight, Songwriterstage at the Fireside Bar and Lounge above Little India, located at 1604 East Washington Street, pays tribute to singer (and South Charleston police officer) Jeff Ellis. Ellis, a longtime West Virginia music scene mainstay and prolific songwriter, is moving to North Carolina.

Nelsonville Music Festival adds to lineup
Nelsonville Music Festival adds to lineup

The Nelsonville Music Festival has added to the list of artists scheduled to perform June 1-4 in Nelsonville, Ohio.

Dear Abby: Husband-to-be unfairly viewed as the ‘bad guy’
Dear Abby: Husband-to-be unfairly viewed as the ‘bad guy’

Dear Abby: My fiancee and I plan to be married next year. I met her after she left her husband because he had cheated on her twice. She refuses to tell her daughters that she left their dad because he cheated, so I am doomed to be the “bad guy” for eternity. They think I’m “the man who stole Mama from Daddy.” Her youngest (age 25) thinks I’m the devil incarnate and is unbelievably rude to me, no matter who is around. I’m thinking marriage will be hell because she and her mother interact every day. What am I to do? — Blameless in the South

Dear Abby: Needy nephew needs help moving on
Dear Abby: Needy nephew needs help moving on

Dear Abby: My husband’s nephew, “Jacob,” is 25 and always hanging around our house. He has had a hard time over the last four years. First, his mom committed suicide. Two years later his dad died in his sleep.

Banana oat muffins make a quick breakfast or snack
Banana oat muffins make a quick breakfast or snack

Like many families, we try to minimize the amount of processed sugar we eat. But, it is lurking everywhere, and we are eating far more processed sugar than our grandparents did. How to combat this trend that seems to have sneaked up on us?

PHOTO: February fishin’
PHOTO: February fishin’

Billy Payne, 78, of Kincaid, casts his line into Loop Creek from a railroad trestle along W.Va. 61 in Fayette County. Payne, who has been fishing the creek for over 70 years, said he can’t remember ever having a warmer February for fishing.

Wild grouse befriends ATV rider
Wild grouse befriends ATV rider

ELKVIEW — Grouse, unlike lightning, sometimes do strike twice in the same place.

Funerals for: February 23, 2017

Darnall, Ray O. 1 p.m., River Ridge


Furrow, Kenneth, Jr. 7 p.m., Central United Baptist Church, Holden Road.


Harpold, Susan 12:30 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Harvey, Amber Lee 7:30 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.


Lee, Gordon Blair 2 p.m., St. Christopher's Episcopal Church Charleston.


McClanahan, James "Harold" 1 p.m., Gatens


McKinney, Don E. 1 p.m., Cunningham


Myers, James Robert "Bob" 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Robinson, Albert Lee, Sr. 1 p.m., Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.


Stambaugh, Harold 11 a.m., McConnell Tabernacle.


Steven, Jo Ann 1 p.m., Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville.


Tackett, Bryan 7 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Walters, Robert A. 11 a.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.


Waskey, Gary A. 1 p.m.,Ripley Baptist Temple, Ripley.


Watson, Novella 1 p.m., McGhee