Kindness, generosity kept Clay County football going strong after flood devastation
Kindness, generosity kept Clay County football going strong after flood devastation
Herbert Hoover showed resiliency, found success in face of tragic floods
Herbert Hoover showed resiliency, found success in face of tragic floods
Power opens 2nd half with 4 homers in 9-6 victory over Lexington
Power opens 2nd half with 4 homers in 9-6 victory over Lexington
Roundup: Former WVU hoops player Joe Fryz dies at 58
Roundup: Former WVU hoops player Joe Fryz dies at 58
Mitch Vingle: The Classic that wasn’t; the horror that was
Mitch Vingle: The Classic that wasn’t; the horror that was

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Thunderstorms, gusty winds preceding Cindy’s arrival
Thunderstorms, gusty winds preceding Cindy’s arrival

Preceded by a fanfare of Friday afternoon thunderstorms, gusty winds and the possible appearance of brief, isolated tornadoes, the remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy are expected to cross into West Virginia Friday night and dump 1.5 to 3 inches of rain, with some locally higher amounts, across most of the state before exiting early Saturday, according to a briefing for emergency managers by the National Weather Service’s Charleston Forecast Office.

WV Public Broadcasting lays off 5 after state funding cut
WV Public Broadcasting lays off 5 after state funding cut

Faced with a nearly $1 million, 22 percent reduction in state funding beginning July 1, West Virginia Public Broadcasting laid off five employees on Friday, Friends of Public Broadcasting chairwoman Susan Hogan confirmed.

Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab
Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab

A bad check led to Friday’s arrest of a Charleston man who owns both a drug treatment center and a checkered past.

FERC issues final environmental report on MVP pipeline
FERC issues final environmental report on MVP pipeline

Federal energy regulators on Friday released their final environmental assessment of the proposed Mountain Valley Pipeline, saying that the project would have “significant” impacts on forests in West Virginia and Virginia, but downplaying other adverse effects as “limited.”

'I can see the light': Year after flood, Clendenin's recovery continues
'I can see the light': Year after flood, Clendenin's recovery continues

Once a busy grocery store, the interior of Smith's Foodfair in Clendenin is dark, its parking lot practically empty.

Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy
Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy

It’s like a Pinterest dream on wheels. We had never heard of a mobile boutique. We were completely unaware these existed on the West Coast and in larger cities.

Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab
Deputies arrest owner of Kanawha-based New Beginnings rehab

A bad check led to Friday’s arrest of a Charleston man who owns both a drug treatment center and a checkered past.

Name released after fatal Cross Lanes wreck
Name released after fatal Cross Lanes wreck

A Charleston woman died Thursday night after her car rolled off the road, trapping her inside.

Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating
Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a body found along the Ohio River belongs to a fatal beating suspect who officers saw jump into a tributary and apparently drown.

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WV Public Broadcasting lays off 5 after state funding cut
WV Public Broadcasting lays off 5 after state funding cut

Faced with a nearly $1 million, 22 percent reduction in state funding beginning July 1, West Virginia Public Broadcasting laid off five employees on Friday, Friends of Public Broadcasting chairwoman Susan Hogan confirmed.

FestivALL Schedule of Events: June 24, 2017
FestivALL Schedule of Events: June 24, 2017

All-day: East End Garden Showcase, Charleston East End, from Leon Sullivan Way to Greenbrier Street. Tour brochures are available at area businesses or along the way in “info tubes.”

Loved and hated, WV author Lee Maynard’s work was truly unique
Loved and hated, WV author Lee Maynard’s work was truly unique

I remember my professors at Marshall University, back when I studied journalism about 100 years ago, warning me to avoid using the word “unique.” There are few if any things in this world, they cautioned, that are truly the only one of their kind.

Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy
Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy

It’s like a Pinterest dream on wheels. We had never heard of a mobile boutique. We were completely unaware these existed on the West Coast and in larger cities.

Clay County veteran eases effects of PTSD through beekeeping, farming
Clay County veteran eases effects of PTSD through beekeeping, farming

OVAPA — Though it sits quietly in the backwoods of Clay County, Sugar Bottom Farm is creating quite the buzz.

Dear Abby: Serial Father Keeps Chummy Relationships With His Exes
Dear Abby: Serial Father Keeps Chummy Relationships With His Exes

Dear Abby: I recently met a 28-year-old father of three I’m interested in. He seems wonderful. He’s a hard worker, takes care of his responsibilities and is an amazing father to his children. They’re all still very little, but they’re great kids.

Replacement project for popular New River Gorge walkway underway
Replacement project for popular New River Gorge walkway underway

FAYETTEVILLE — Since the Canyon Rim Boardwalk was installed along a wooded slope adjacent to the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in the early 1990s, more than 7 million visitors have walked its planks and descended its 178 stairs to take in panoramic views of the rugged natural splendor of New River Gorge and admire the graceful canyon-spanning arch of the New River Gorge Bridge.

Canaan Valley official says Timberline partnership not a ‘done deal’
Canaan Valley official says Timberline partnership not a ‘done deal’

An announcement made Tuesday by Timberline Four Seasons Resort that a new partnership with Canaan Valley Resort makes possible a single lift ticket serving both resorts’ ski areas starting this winter was “premature,” according to Steve Drumheller, the general manager at Canaan Valley Resort.

Canaan Valley, Timberline offering joint resort lift ticket
Canaan Valley, Timberline offering joint resort lift ticket

Skiers and snowboarders at Timberline Four Seasons Resort and nearby Canaan Valley Resort will buy a single ticket to ride the lifts at both ski areas when the 2017-2018 ski season begins, officials at Timberline announced on Tuesday.

Funerals for: June 23, 2017

Burdette, Mildred C. 11 a.m., Cunningham


Daniel Jr., Edward Noon, Atha Chapel, Drawdy.


Frazier, Faye 10 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.


Giles, James 5 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.


Kinison, Sara Noon, Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Morris, Minnie 11 a.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.


O'Dell, Arbutus 7 p.m., St. John United Methodist Church, Scott Depot.


Richards, Howard 2 p.m., Donel C. Kinnard State Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.


Shamblin, Joseph 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Stalnaker, Mary Lou 11 a.m., Grace Church of the Nazarene, South Charleston.


Wells, Owen 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.


White Sr., Roy 10 a.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Young, Cherie 2 p.m., Highknob Church, Sutton.