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Rick Steelhammer: Taking a crack at ‘Tom Swifties’
Rick Steelhammer: Taking a crack at ‘Tom Swifties’

Last week while surfing the Web, I came across a few examples of a form of punning I had never previously encountered, but have since discovered to be a bit addictive.

WVU engineering students help small WV community improve water quality
WVU engineering students help small WV community improve water quality

PRENTER — On the side of the two-lane road running through this unincorporated Boone County community, a hand-painted West Virginia University logo covers the side of a water tank recently painted white.

WVU Parkersburg gives all in-state tuition in 3 programs
WVU Parkersburg gives all in-state tuition in 3 programs

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia University at Parkersburg will offer in-state tuition rates to all students in three online programs.

Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return
Bills to allow sale of Hopemont, Jackie Withrow hospitals return

Bills allowing the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to sell two state-run hospitals that had died during the regular session reappeared on the governor’s special session call.

WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year
WV Lottery revenues continue decline from last year

The West Virginia Lottery has seen a $55 million decrease in gross Lottery revenues so far this fiscal year, after April’s revenues came in about $7 million lower than last year.

Kanawha commission seeks unpaid taxes from Crossings Mall LaQuinta Inn
Kanawha commission seeks unpaid taxes from Crossings Mall LaQuinta Inn

The Kanawha County Commission is seeking $80,000 it says the owner of the LaQuinta Inn and Suites at Crossings Mall in Elkview owes in unpaid hotel/motel taxes.

Warrants issued in Charleston shooting
Warrants issued in Charleston shooting

Police were looking Friday for man accused of shooting and wounding two people in Charleston late Thursday.

Woman killed when truck runs over her in Charleston
Woman killed when truck runs over her in Charleston

A woman who was lying on a Charleston street was run over by a truck and killed Thursday night.

Fatal Huntington crash closes all lanes of I-64 near exit
Fatal Huntington crash closes all lanes of I-64 near exit

All eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 64 are closed near Exit 8 as authorities investigate an accident that left one person dead.

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Arts Notes: May 28, 2017
Arts Notes: May 28, 2017

The Appalachian Children’s Chorus is hosting its annual Choral Camp starting 8:15 a.m. June 5 at Oakwood Baptist Church, in Charleston. Sponsored by Huntington Bank, this week-long, half-day camp runs from 8:15 a.m. to noon through June 9.

Historic homes and gardens on view in Greenbrier County
Historic homes and gardens on view in Greenbrier County

As the child of a Marine, Alicia Kuhn grew up all over the world. But it’s her home in Caldwell that makes her feel part of a very special community.

Things to do today: Saturday, May 27
Things to do today: Saturday, May 27

MusicFESTIV-ALT: 7:30 p.m. Free. The David Mayfield Parade, Seratones and The Suitcase Junket. Haddad Riverfront Park, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-348-8000.

Rick Steelhammer: Taking a crack at ‘Tom Swifties’
Rick Steelhammer: Taking a crack at ‘Tom Swifties’

Last week while surfing the Web, I came across a few examples of a form of punning I had never previously encountered, but have since discovered to be a bit addictive.

Vintage West Virginia: Pine Manor Club
Vintage West Virginia: Pine Manor Club

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

WVU engineering students help small WV community improve water quality
WVU engineering students help small WV community improve water quality

PRENTER — On the side of the two-lane road running through this unincorporated Boone County community, a hand-painted West Virginia University logo covers the side of a water tank recently painted white.

Williams River Road segment closed since floods reopens
Williams River Road segment closed since floods reopens

An 11-mile section of Williams River Road, closed to traffic between Tea Creek Campground and the Three Forks Bridge since the June 2016 floods due to numerous washouts and slides, has reopened to motor vehicle use in time for the Memorial Day weekend.

Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches
Authorities talk boat safety as summer approaches

Turkey hunting makes way for summer boating with the change of seasons, and West Virginia officials promote a different set of safety rules and recommendations.

Funerals for: May 27, 2017

Biggs, Emmette 1 p.m., VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.


Boggs, Betty 2 p.m., Stump Funeral Home and Cremation, Inc., Grantsville.


Burch, Isaac Noon, Good Shepherd Episcopal Church, Hansford.


Casto, Peggy (Fischer) 11 a.m., Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, Charleston.


Cobb, Margaret 4 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Crouch, Jack, Sr. 11 a.m., Grandview Memorial Park, Dunbar.


Dingess, Tommy 7 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Dingess, Tommy 7 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Drake, Thelma 10 a.m., Matics Funeral Home. Clendenin.


Gray, Louvenia 1 p.m., Grace Bible Church, Charleston.


Jackson, Bernice 11 a.m., Beech Hill United Methodist Church, Southside.


Jarrell, Phyllis 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin.


King, Rocky 11 a.m., Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.


Lester, William "Duke" 11 a.m., Welcome Baptist Church, Beckley.


Lewis, Robert "Bobby" 12:30 p.m., St. George Orthodox Cathedral, Charleston.


Mangus, Jane 2 p.m., Embassy Suites, Salon C, Charleston.


Mosley, Elizabeth L. 1 p.m., Levi First Missionary Baptist Church, Rand.


Patton, Joyce 10 a.m., Fairview Cemetery, Clendenin.


Rowan, Delmar Noon, Adams


Sanson, Edgar 1 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Shields, Ruby 11 a.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.