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Roundup: Power falls on road at Rome, 6-5
Roundup: Power falls on road at Rome, 6-5

Rome’s Austin Riley homered and drove in three runs as the Braves topped the West Virginia Power 6-5 on Tuesday at State Mutual Stadium. With the win, Rome improved to 6-1 against West Virginia this season.

Mitch Vingle: A Pitts presser, state hoops offers and Sire
Mitch Vingle: A Pitts presser, state hoops offers and Sire

It was back on Feb. 22, 2015, when I first reported Derrek Pitts’ recruiting process got off to a flying start.

Owner’s patience gives Bengals’ Marvin Lewis another chance
Owner’s patience gives Bengals’ Marvin Lewis another chance

CINCINNATI — Any other NFL team would be starting the season with a new head coach.

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Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked
Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Taking on the role of devoted political spouse, former President Bill Clinton declared his wife Hillary Clinton an impassioned “change-maker” as he served as character witness on the night she triumphantly became the first woman nominated for president.

Students of flooded Nicholas schools to use portables
Students of flooded Nicholas schools to use portables

A Nicholas County school board member said Tuesday night that students who were set to attend three flood-damaged public schools will start the upcoming school year on Aug. 19 with full school days in various other buildings until they can move to portable classrooms.

Elk Valley Express Library opens in Big Chimney
Elk Valley Express Library opens in Big Chimney

Within 10 minutes of its opening Tuesday, Ann Morris was the first person to check out a book at the Elk Valley Express Library.

Businesswoman touts off-site meeting spaces at ParkView Lofts
Businesswoman touts off-site meeting spaces at ParkView Lofts

Laura Prisc wants to change the perception of off-site meeting space — an expense businesses sometimes make in hopes that a change of venue will produce big ideas and creativity from employees.

Alpha Natural Resources emerges from bankruptcy
Alpha Natural Resources emerges from bankruptcy

Alpha Natural Resources said Tuesday that it has emerged from bankruptcy as a smaller, privately held company that hopes is better positioned to survive a drastically downsized coal market.

CURA officially looking for director’s replacement
CURA officially looking for director’s replacement

The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority is officially hiring.

Kanawha magistrate’s assistant admits taking money, prosecutor says
Kanawha magistrate’s assistant admits taking money, prosecutor says

A Kanawha County magistrate’s assistant admitted earlier this month that she stole money from the office.

Mother charged after 3-year-old drowns in Lincoln County
Mother charged after 3-year-old drowns in Lincoln County

Police arrested a Lincoln County mother Tuesday afternoon after her 3-year-old son drowned in the Little Coal River on Monday.

Grocery store owner among Kanawha indictments
Grocery store owner among Kanawha indictments

Local grocery store owner Don Tate was indicted last week on charges related to an alleged burglary last year, one of 116 people indicted by a Kanawha County grand jury.

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MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston
MLK Chorus marks 20 years in Charleston

The Martin Luther King Jr. Male Chorus members celebrated their 20th anniversary on Sunday by doing what they do best — singing.

BookDad: When the mountains go ‘Kaboom!’
BookDad: When the mountains go ‘Kaboom!’

Best friends Cyndie and Ashley have grown up in small-town West Virginia in the shadows of their beloved “Mount Tom.” It’s the place they bike to “get away from the crazies,” like little sisters and intrusive parents.

Tamarack Foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellows announced
Tamarack Foundation’s Emerging Artist Fellows announced

Hannah Lenhart is creating her own community. It’s made of round bases, skinny handles and thick spouts.

From the Kitchen: Satisfy old-world cravings with Italian soup, tiramisu
From the Kitchen: Satisfy old-world cravings with Italian soup, tiramisu

When speaking of that old-world classic, the much-preferred-by-multitudes Italian soup, do you say “pasta fazoo?” Possibly shorten the last word to pasta “fah-jol?” Or follow the more politically correct “pasta e fagioli (fah-jo-lee)?”

Lil’ Bit of Heaven Cupcakes grows into a storefront
Lil’ Bit of Heaven Cupcakes grows into a storefront

It was like a tornado picked up Teri Blevins’ life, spun around everything that she had worked toward, everything that she loved, and then threw it down.

The Food Guy: Readers bless ‘right’ Cagney’s recipe
The Food Guy: Readers bless ‘right’ Cagney’s recipe

Whew!After I shared a revised and verified Cagney’s Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe last week, a beautiful thing happened: I didn’t receive a single call, comment or complaint from anyone crying foul.

WV Hunter Education Hall of Fame inducts first class of honorees
WV Hunter Education Hall of Fame inducts first class of honorees

The unsung volunteers who teach West Virginia’s hunter-education classes are unsung no more.

McCoy: Limited hunt lottery goes high tech
McCoy: Limited hunt lottery goes high tech

If you want a permit to participate in one of West Virginia’s limited hunts, you’d better be prepared to use a computer.

Funerals for: July 27, 2016

Aikin, Carl R. 2 p.m., Lincoln Church of God, West Hamlin.


Bell, Cora L. 11 a.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.


Gallimore, Wyoma M. 1 p.m., Reger Funeral Chapel, Huntington.


Huggins, Virginia M. 2 p.m., Richwood Presbyterian Church, Richwood.


Lewis, Azel 7 p.m., Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union.


Shaffer, J. Richard 1 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersville.


Walker, Cindy L. 10 a.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Workman, Maxine M. 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.