Prep roundup: Lincoln County softball blanks Buffalo
Prep roundup: Lincoln County softball blanks Buffalo
Bailey pitches Hurricane baseball past South Charleston
Bailey pitches Hurricane baseball past South Charleston
Marshall football notebook: QB Chase Litton looks for redemption
Marshall football notebook: QB Chase Litton looks for redemption
Prep roundup: Lincoln County softball blanks Buffalo
Prep roundup: Lincoln County softball blanks Buffalo
Mitch Vingle: WVU’s Justin Crawford a man after state’s heart
Mitch Vingle: WVU’s Justin Crawford a man after state’s heart

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Bill requiring asset test for food-stamp recipients heads to WV House
Bill requiring asset test for food-stamp recipients heads to WV House

The state Senate has passed a bill that would, among other things, require an asset test for food-stamp recipients. Senate bill 60 has been referred to the House Health committee and then to House Judiciary committee.

House OKs plan to use drug settlement funds to add beds at treatment centers
House OKs plan to use drug settlement funds to add beds at treatment centers

West Virginia lawmakers moved a step closer Wednesday with their plan to seize $24 million in recent drug lawsuit settlement funds and use the money to add beds at drug treatment facilities across the state.

Boil-water advisories: March 30, 2017
Boil-water advisories: March 30, 2017

n West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory for approximately 50 customers on Clay Street and Jones Street in Oak Hill. The advisory follows a water main break.

ARC announces funding for job, research initiatives
ARC announces funding for job, research initiatives

The Appalachian Regional Commission announced nearly $2.25 million in investments for two West Virginia projects through the POWER initiative.

Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble
Ford recalls 440K vehicles for fire risk, door latch trouble

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 570,000 vehicles in North America and Europe to fix separate problems that can cause engine fires and doors to fly open unexpectedly.

WV lab developing fresh approach to raising Atlantic salmon
WV lab developing fresh approach to raising Atlantic salmon

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A long, gravel driveway twists past a quaint farmhouse and leads to a more nondescript building just off the winding back roads of this Jefferson County city.

St. Albans police searching for man after alleged robbery
St. Albans police searching for man after alleged robbery

St. Albans police are asking the public for help identifying a man they say robbed an AT&T Wireless store Tuesday afternoon.

Ex-Roane sheriff Williams gets home confinement in meth theft
Ex-Roane sheriff Williams gets home confinement in meth theft

SPENCER — A former Roane County sheriff was sentenced Tuesday to home confinement for stealing methamphetamine from a police locker, despite a prosecutor’s request for prison time.

Man arrested in Lincoln trooper shooting
Man arrested in Lincoln trooper shooting

ALUM CREEK — Police took a man into custody Tuesday morning after they say he shot and wounded a West Virginia State Police trooper in Lincoln County.

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Review: Big-screen ‘CHIPS’ a tawdry, sexist disappointment

“CHiPs” was a wholesome TV show in the 1970s and ’80s about two California Highway Patrol officers. They were a couple of good-natured guys who embodied California cool with their motorcycles and mirrored sunglasses, solving problems, catching criminals and brightening days everywhere.

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Review: ‘Life’ is a mediocre science-fiction thriller

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Dear Abby: Abused wife afraid to be on her own
Dear Abby: Abused wife afraid to be on her own

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WV lab developing fresh approach to raising Atlantic salmon
WV lab developing fresh approach to raising Atlantic salmon

SHEPHERDSTOWN — A long, gravel driveway twists past a quaint farmhouse and leads to a more nondescript building just off the winding back roads of this Jefferson County city.

WV Food Guy: Are you the missing ingredient in Gordon Ramsay’s next TV show?
WV Food Guy: Are you the missing ingredient in Gordon Ramsay’s next TV show?

So get this.The producers of celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s next TV series are looking for Charleston families to be featured on the new show.

Charleston woman looks for love, finds she loves fishing
Charleston woman looks for love, finds she loves fishing

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John McCoy: Lifting of Obama-era lead-ammo ban will affect WV hunters
John McCoy: Lifting of Obama-era lead-ammo ban will affect WV hunters

Well, that didn’t take long.The day after the U.S. Senate confirmed Ryan Zinke as the nation’s new Interior Secretary, Zinke rescinded a last-minute Obama Administration edict that by 2022 would have banned the use of lead shot and lead fishing tackle on federal wildlife refuges.

Tiny parasite is WV elk’s biggest potential threat
Tiny parasite is WV elk’s biggest potential threat

When state wildlife officials reintroduced elk into southwestern West Virginia, they did so knowing that the animals might someday be exposed to a parasite that could kill them.

Funerals for: March 29, 2017

Caudill, Maggie Fay 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Dillion, Mary 1 p.m., at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin, WV.


Dunlap, Jeffrey 2 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.


Dunn, Ann 1 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo.


Estep, Robert "Bob" Earl 10 a.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.


Fitzwater, David 2 p.m., Elk Hills Memorial Park.


Fox, Dorothy "Dottie" 1 p.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Gardner, John 1 p.m., Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley.


Garnes, Violet 11 a.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.


Hannah, Phillip 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.


Hunter, Phyllis 2 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


McCormick, John 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Monk, Gracan "Baby G" Jane 11 a.m., Cunningham


Putnam, Clyde 11 a.m., Braxton Memorial Cemetery, Sutton.


Rulen, Kathleen 12:30 p.m., Beale Cemetery.


Sigmon, William 2 p.m., Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.


Spencer, Dana Carol 1 p.m., Beaver Freewill Baptist Church, Craigsville.


Sublette, Dorothy Javins 4 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro.