Cardinal Conference athletes recovering from serious injuries
Cardinal Conference athletes recovering from serious injuries
Point Pleasant-Mingo Central a premier matchup for prep football’s Week 1
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Lesson learned, WVU’s Xavier Preston set to make impact
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Cardinal Conference athletes recovering from serious injuries
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West Virginia jails and prisons are in crisis, officials say
West Virginia jails and prisons are in crisis, officials say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Corrections officials say West Virginia’s prisons and jails are in crisis from understaffing and overcrowding, and are urging lawmakers to raise the pay for guards to reduce turnover and fill 600 vacancies.

Scientists warn fake eclipse glasses ‘can literally cook your retina’
Scientists warn fake eclipse glasses ‘can literally cook your retina’

The order of 7,500 solar eclipse glasses arrived late last month. But before Peru State College could began distributing them to students, officials at the Nebraska school realized there was a problem: The glasses were fakes.

Can’t be there? How to watch the solar eclipse on TV and online
Can’t be there? How to watch the solar eclipse on TV and online

If you can’t witness the total solar eclipse in person, you can still see it online or via TV.

Business faces: Aug. 20, 2017
Business faces: Aug. 20, 2017

AccountingArnett Carbis Toothman LLP has recently promoted several of its team members. The promotions are: Patrick Smith to senior manager, Steve Gum to manager, Tonya Jones to supervisor and Alex Campbell, Bill Carney, Jared Casto, Kelsi Justice and Vidhee Patel to senior associates.

After national competition, FedEx driver keeps delivering on tricky WV route
After national competition, FedEx driver keeps delivering on tricky WV route

Franklin Vance’s delivery route isn’t easy, and he’ll be the first to tell you so.

WV PSC seeks dismissal of Frontier lawsuit
WV PSC seeks dismissal of Frontier lawsuit

The state Public Service Commission has filed a motion to dismiss Frontier Communication’s federal lawsuit which names all three of its commissioners, stating it has no role in enforcing the section of House Bill 3093, known as the broadband bill, Frontier says conflicts with federal law.

West Virginia jails and prisons are in crisis, officials say
West Virginia jails and prisons are in crisis, officials say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Corrections officials say West Virginia’s prisons and jails are in crisis from understaffing and overcrowding, and are urging lawmakers to raise the pay for guards to reduce turnover and fill 600 vacancies.

Innerviews: General reflects on complicated life as ‘mud soldier’
Innerviews: General reflects on complicated life as ‘mud soldier’

The apartment tells the story. A military man lives here. Not just any military man. A big shot. A brigadier general.

Crime Report: Aug. 20, 2017
Crime Report: Aug. 20, 2017

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between Aug. 10 and 16:

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Jerry Lewis, comedy king and master of slapstick, dies at 91
Jerry Lewis, comedy king and master of slapstick, dies at 91

Jerry Lewis, who died Aug. 20 at 91, was a comic actor whose rubber-limbed pratfalls, squeaky voice and pipsqueak buffoonery made him one of the most uncontainable screen clowns of all time.

PHOTOS: Girls Night Out in Charleston
PHOTOS: Girls Night Out in Charleston

The annual YWCA fundraiser “Girls Night Out” took place at the Culture Center Saturday in Charleston. This year’s theme was “boho chic.”

Arts Notes: Aug. 20, 2017
Arts Notes: Aug. 20, 2017

Two of David J. Pittenger’s photographs are on display in the upcoming Tamarack exhibition “Viewfinders: Landscapes Captured by West Virginia Artists.”

Dear Abby: Family would rather punish than praise recovering addict
Dear Abby: Family would rather punish than praise recovering addict

Dear Abby: I am a recovering drug addict. I have slipped, as many do, but I have been clean for four years now. The problem is my family. If I look tired, trip over my own two feet (I’m clumsy) or just don’t want to be around people, I get questioned, yelled at, accused, etc.

Vintage West Virginia: Morton Cadillac
Vintage West Virginia: Morton Cadillac

Each Sunday and Monday, Vintage West Virginia provides a glimpse of the past in the Mountain State.

WV Farm2Fork: One-pot ratatouille recipe for a fresh summer meal
WV Farm2Fork: One-pot ratatouille recipe for a fresh summer meal

This recipe originates from Southern France. Like many well known dishes, I’m reasonably sure ratatouille was a simple farm dish that resulted from a bounty of summer vegetables.

Outdoors Calendar: Aug. 20, 2017
Outdoors Calendar: Aug. 20, 2017

TodayThe Putnam County Gun Club will hold a high-power rifle match, 9 a.m., at the club’s range near Eleanor. Call 304-344-0423.

Fayette anglers get ‘chummy’ with trophy carp
Fayette anglers get ‘chummy’ with trophy carp

GLEN FERRIS — Without warning, Jack Ellis’ fishing rod got yanked forward. Only his quick reflexes kept it from going into the drink.

John McCoy: Fishing during the eclipse could be fun
John McCoy: Fishing during the eclipse could be fun

Monday’s solar eclipse will be a rare event, but not nearly as rare as some media accounts would lead us to believe.

Funerals for: August 21, 2017

Adams, Mary 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.


Ayers, Lezlie 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Casto, Nancy 11 a.m., Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House.


Curry, Tracy Karen 7 p.m., Chelyan Church of Nazarene.


DeQuasie, Shirley 1 p.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.


Jones, Norman Noon, St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church, St. Albans.


Meadows, Mary 1 p.m., Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.


Priestley, Ann 11 a.m., Bartlett