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George Washington’s Tessa Wyner named Gatorade West Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year
George Washington’s Tessa Wyner named Gatorade West Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year
Prep basketball roundup: Poca boys knock off No. 1 Fairmont Senior
Prep basketball roundup: Poca boys knock off No. 1 Fairmont Senior
WVU’s Jevon Carter named Naismith Trophy Player of the Week
WVU’s Jevon Carter named Naismith Trophy Player of the Week
George Washington’s Tessa Wyner named Gatorade West Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year
George Washington’s Tessa Wyner named Gatorade West Virginia Volleyball Player of the Year
West Virginia Wesleyan men hold off West Virginia State
West Virginia Wesleyan men hold off West Virginia State

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Justice targets education “bureaucrats,” but plan not yet released
Justice targets education “bureaucrats,” but plan not yet released

At least as far as education goes, Gov. Jim Justice’s inauguration speech Monday was surprising — given the fact he was short on specifics during his campaign.

Man shot in downtown Charleston in 2014 sues alleged shooter
Man shot in downtown Charleston in 2014 sues alleged shooter

Six jurors will decide whether the man who police say shot another man in downtown Charleston on New Year’s Day three years ago should be ordered to pay that man’s medical expenses and other damages.

Jilted lover pleads no contest in slaying of Hurricane woman
Jilted lover pleads no contest in slaying of Hurricane woman

WINFIELD — A man accused of killing a woman in Hurricane pleaded no contest to a first-degree murder charge Tuesday in Putnam Circuit Court.

Business faces: Jan. 15, 2017
Business faces: Jan. 15, 2017

AdvertisingBulldog Creative Services, an advertising agency with offices in Huntington and Beckley, recently announced five new hires and promotions. Ashleigh Graham-Smith has been named vice president of client services; Megan Ramey-Keelin has been promoted to art director; John Fowler has been promoted to senior web developer; Taylor Sullivan has been hired as an account executive; and Jacob Gutshall has been hired as a web and graphic designer.

Business tax question remains as new administration takes over
Business tax question remains as new administration takes over

The inventory of all businesses in West Virginia is at the center of a longstanding debate: How much should a state tax companies?

Kroger begins online ordering at WV grocery
Kroger begins online ordering at WV grocery

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — The Kroger grocery chain says it has begun online ordering in West Virginia at its market in Barboursville.

Man shot in downtown Charleston in 2014 sues alleged shooter
Man shot in downtown Charleston in 2014 sues alleged shooter

Six jurors will decide whether the man who police say shot another man in downtown Charleston on New Year’s Day three years ago should be ordered to pay that man’s medical expenses and other damages.

Jilted lover pleads no contest in slaying of Hurricane woman
Jilted lover pleads no contest in slaying of Hurricane woman

WINFIELD — A man accused of killing a woman in Hurricane pleaded no contest to a first-degree murder charge Tuesday in Putnam Circuit Court.

Woman says she was fired due to sexual orientation
Woman says she was fired due to sexual orientation

A woman who says that a Huntington employer harassed her and fired her after finding out her sexual orientation has retained a lawyer and is asking to be reinstated.

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WV Book Team: Poet could rule the world with ‘Inevitable Wreckage’
WV Book Team: Poet could rule the world with ‘Inevitable Wreckage’

REviewBy M. Lynne SquiresWV Book TeamWhen you think of poetry, you might remember Henry Wadsworth Longfellow from your school days. His work was frequently required reading, or worse, assigned for rote memorization.

WV Book Team: Award-winning children’s books to put on your radar
WV Book Team: Award-winning children’s books to put on your radar

The Golden Globes, Critics Choice, People’s Choice, Screen Actors Guild Awards — these are only the January events in the 2017 film and television awards season. There will be an awkward red carpet moments and post-show dissections of star looks: worst dressed, best dressed, most annoying interviewer — I invented this last category.

Boone County documentary seeks funds through Indiegogo campaign
Boone County documentary seeks funds through Indiegogo campaign

Justin Havey was born in Charlotte, North Carolina, but his parents moved to Madison, in Boone County, when he was 2 years old.

Innerviews: At 90, Rand activist still striving to improve his town
Innerviews: At 90, Rand activist still striving to improve his town

No, he’s not as famous as Randy Moss, but everyone in Rand recognizes the name Sylvester Smith, the man they call “Smitty.”

Vintage West Virginia: MLK Day march
Vintage West Virginia: MLK Day march

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

Photo of mom in body bag infuriates grieving daughter
Photo of mom in body bag infuriates grieving daughter

Dear Abby: I am a 58-year-old female. My mother passed away in my home almost exactly a year ago. I took care of her for the last three years of her life. After she died, my brother and his wife came to my home at 1:30 p.m. The funeral home didn’t arrive to pick her up until 8:30 that night.

New speakers to highlight 2017’s WV Hunting and Fishing Show
New speakers to highlight 2017’s WV Hunting and Fishing Show

This year’s edition of the West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show will focus on learning.

Outdoors Calendar, Jan. 15, 2017
Outdoors Calendar, Jan. 15, 2017

Jan. 20-22n The West Virginia Hunting and Fishing Show will be held at the Charleston Civic Center.

Funerals for: January 17, 2017

Bragg, Donald 10 a.m., Alex Williams Cemetery, Camden on Gauley.


Davis, Jack 11 a.m., Crooked Creed Church of Christ, Peach Creek.


Godby, Ruth 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Harrah, Mikki 7 p.m., Bollinger Funeral Home, Charleston.


Moore, Paul "Lobo" 1 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.


Mullins, Con "Tommy" 11 a.m., Mullins Cemetery at Buck Fork, Harts.


Newbell, Adell 5 p.m., First Missionary Baptist Church, Boomer.


Shamblen, Jackie Lee 1 p.m., Cunningham


Smith, Kenneth, Jr. 2 p.m., Riverside Baptist Church, Red House.


Sodaro, Vincent 10 a.m., Sacred Heart Co


Stricker, Charlotte Frances 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Van Horn, Mary Margaret Noon, Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Wolfe, Myna Ileta 11 a.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.