Kanahwa Valley prep football scrimmages schedule
Kanahwa Valley prep football scrimmages schedule
Bridgeport football coach arraigned on two felony charges
Bridgeport football coach arraigned on two felony charges
Kanahwa Valley prep football scrimmages schedule
Kanahwa Valley prep football scrimmages schedule
Public Courts tennis Friday results, Saturday schedule
Public Courts tennis Friday results, Saturday schedule
WVSU softball coach Kerri Blackwell named assistant AD
WVSU softball coach Kerri Blackwell named assistant AD

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PHOTOS: Scout Jamboree continues in WV
PHOTOS: Scout Jamboree continues in WV

The Boy Scouts of America’s national Jamboree continued Saturday at the Summit Bechtel Family National Scout Reserve in Fayette County. The 10-day event brought 40,000 people, including 24,000 Scouts, to West Virginia. Among the activities participants took part in are zip lining, mountain biking, skateboarding and kayaking. This year’s jamboree is also marked by visits from U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Friday and President Donald Trump, scheduled for Monday.

Rick Steelhammer: Science marches on, and so does Jeff Goldblum
Rick Steelhammer: Science marches on, and so does Jeff Goldblum

Tyrannosaurus rex, the aggressive, decidedly non-vegan dinosaur that inspired awe and fear among those watching “Jurassic Park” may have been able to stand 20 feet tall, give birth to feathered babies and wolf down 500-pound mouthfuls of meat, but that scene in the movie in which a T-Rex sprinted through a stretch of rainy jungle in an attempt to run down Jeff Goldblum and convert him into an appetizer? Pure baloney, according to research conducted by a group of British paleontologists and made public last week.

Gamers, pop culture fans assemble at Charleston’s CharCon
Gamers, pop culture fans assemble at Charleston’s CharCon

During years of traveling across the country for gaming conventions, Travis Reynolds always had an idea in the back of his mind — open a comic book and gaming store in Charleston.

Obscure coal CEO rains money on Trump while outflanking rivals
Obscure coal CEO rains money on Trump while outflanking rivals

Coal mogul Joseph Craft was at a Department of Energy conference last month where everyone was reveling in President Donald Trump’s call to achieve “global energy dominance.”

Charleston business inspires out-of-the-box thinking with colorful spaces
Charleston business inspires out-of-the-box thinking with colorful spaces

Bland tan walls. Generic tables and chairs. Institutional lighting.

Putnam firm snared in DOH kickback scheme still getting paid
Putnam firm snared in DOH kickback scheme still getting paid

In the six months since a Putnam County firm and its owner admitted taking part in a kickback scheme with Division of Highways engineers, the state has paid the contractor nearly $800,000, records show.

Police arrest man accused in failed South Hills break-ins, auto thefts
Police arrest man accused in failed South Hills break-ins, auto thefts

A man allegedly staked out two homes in Charleston’s South Hills area before police said they found him with drugs and stolen property.

Kanawha prosecutors will handle Yeager criminal investigation
Kanawha prosecutors will handle Yeager criminal investigation

The Kanawha County prosecutor’s office will investigate the allegations that a former magistrate embezzled money from the West Virginia Magistrate Association.

Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River
Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River

Two men were taken to area hospitals after authorities responded to an incident on the Kanawha River at the Patrick Street Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

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Gamers, pop culture fans assemble at Charleston’s CharCon
Gamers, pop culture fans assemble at Charleston’s CharCon

During years of traveling across the country for gaming conventions, Travis Reynolds always had an idea in the back of his mind — open a comic book and gaming store in Charleston.

‘Secret Sisters’ author to speak at Taylor Books
‘Secret Sisters’ author to speak at Taylor Books

Joy Callaway, a West Virginia native, has received much praise for her newest book “Secret Sisters.” From the author of “The Fifth Avenue Artists Society,” comes this historical novel based on the founding of the country’s first sororities. Callaway will appear at Taylor Books, 226 Capitol St., at 6 p.m. Wednesday for a book signing, with a brief reception to follow.

Arts Notes: July 23, 2017
Arts Notes: July 23, 2017

The Art Store’s “Shades of Summer” exhibit runs through Aug. 31. This show contains curated works by more than 30 represented artists. The variety of works range from landscapes, still-life, abstractions and figurative works, with media ranging from sculpture, painting and photography. The works will be interchanged throughout the next two months.

Rick Steelhammer: Science marches on, and so does Jeff Goldblum
Rick Steelhammer: Science marches on, and so does Jeff Goldblum

Tyrannosaurus rex, the aggressive, decidedly non-vegan dinosaur that inspired awe and fear among those watching “Jurassic Park” may have been able to stand 20 feet tall, give birth to feathered babies and wolf down 500-pound mouthfuls of meat, but that scene in the movie in which a T-Rex sprinted through a stretch of rainy jungle in an attempt to run down Jeff Goldblum and convert him into an appetizer? Pure baloney, according to research conducted by a group of British paleontologists and made public last week.

Clueless Chefs, Part Two: Tackling the non-fishy fish
Clueless Chefs, Part Two: Tackling the non-fishy fish

“Wanna hear something funny?” my husband asked.We were en route to Atlanta to visit friends he’d met the previous year, a couple I’d heard a lot about but didn’t yet know. The wife, it seems, had heard we were foodies.

Charleston business inspires out-of-the-box thinking with colorful spaces
Charleston business inspires out-of-the-box thinking with colorful spaces

Bland tan walls. Generic tables and chairs. Institutional lighting.

Researchers fight to keep Asian carp out of WV’s upper Ohio River
Researchers fight to keep Asian carp out of WV’s upper Ohio River

There’s a war going on.Along West Virginia’s western border, biologists are battling to keep Asian carp from invading the Ohio River.

John McCoy: Yellowstone earthquake swarm is no reason for panic
John McCoy: Yellowstone earthquake swarm is no reason for panic

Don’t panic, folks. There’s only the tiniest chance Yellowstone National Park is going to kill you, me and millions of other folks in North America.

WV DNR: New hunting regulations summary now available
WV DNR: New hunting regulations summary now available

This is the time of year when people all across West Virginia start getting ready for the upcoming hunting seasons.

Funerals for: July 22, 2017

Carter, Donald Noon, Ebenezer Baptist Church, Charleston.


Cottrell, Sue Noon, Big Chimney Baptist Church, Big Chimney.


Dirickson, Betty Louise 1 p.m., Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, Hurricane.


Harris, Gary 1 p.m., God's Lighthouse, Charleston.


Horton, Kara Jo 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Lemaster, Ursula 1 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood.


Lowery, Teresa 2 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Miller, Pat 10 a.m.,Bollinger Funeral Home, Charleston.


Mitchell Sr., Clyde 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.


Moody, James 2 p.m., Cross Lanes United Methodist Church, Cross Lanes.


Moore, Eloise 1 p.m., Stevens & Grass, Malden.


Pepper Sr., Larry 11 a.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.


Roy, Kathryn Godby Bukant 1 p.m., Bartlett


Sisson, Oral 5 p.m., Morris Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston.


Smith, George Preston 11 a.m., Lory Baptist Church,Julian.