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Roundup: Hurricane softball ranked No. 5 in country by MaxPreps
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St. Albans seniors step up for run to baseball state tournament
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Roundup: Hurricane softball ranked No. 5 in country by MaxPreps
Roundup: Hurricane softball ranked No. 5 in country by MaxPreps
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St. Albans seniors step up for run to baseball state tournament

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Carhartt honors Gritt’s Farm with Fathers Day documentary, new sign
Carhartt honors Gritt’s Farm with Fathers Day documentary, new sign

BUFFALO, W.Va. — Brad and Bob Gritt stood just feet away from where it all started — gazing up at a newly painted green and white sign on the side of a barn.

Bulletin Board: May 30, 2017
Bulletin Board: May 30, 2017

Ron Sowell’s Open Stage and Coffee House will be at 7:30 p.m. June 9 at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Performers can start signing up at 7 p.m. General admission is $5 and is $2 for seniors, kids and performers. Various coffees, teas, soft drinks and homemade treats are available at a small cost. Ron Sowell’s Open Mic takes place the second Friday of each month.

New VA drug thefts arise
New VA drug thefts arise

WASHINGTON — Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign that the problem isn’t going away.

Carhartt honors Gritt’s Farm with Fathers Day documentary, new sign
Carhartt honors Gritt’s Farm with Fathers Day documentary, new sign

BUFFALO, W.Va. — Brad and Bob Gritt stood just feet away from where it all started — gazing up at a newly painted green and white sign on the side of a barn.

Innerviews: Glass artisan builds business on refusal to fail
Innerviews: Glass artisan builds business on refusal to fail

They told her she shouldn’t, wouldn’t, couldn’t. That’s all she needed to hear.

Gander Mountain gift cards no longer accepted
Gander Mountain gift cards no longer accepted

Ayden Legg had been saving to buy his first hunting rifle for a year.

South Charleston man indicted a second time on murder charge
South Charleston man indicted a second time on murder charge

Staff reportsA 21-year-old South Charleston man was indicted for a second time last week on a charge of murder.

One wounded in Belle shooting
One wounded in Belle shooting

BELLE — One person was shot Sunday in Belle, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

Crime Report: May 28, 2017
Crime Report: May 28, 2017

The following crimes were reported to the Charleston Police Department between May 18 and 24:

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Innerviews: Glass artisan builds business on refusal to fail

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Vandalia Gathering celebrates Appalachian traditions
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Jim Tucker and Herb Broadbent gathered a small crowd Saturday as they played fiddle and mandolin on a bench at the state Capitol Complex.

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Gander Mountain gift cards no longer accepted
Gander Mountain gift cards no longer accepted

Ayden Legg had been saving to buy his first hunting rifle for a year.

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Delayed mortality hidden hazard of hot-water muskie fishing

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Funerals for: May 30, 2017

Bennett, Mary 11 a.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.


Brown, Emogene 1 p.m., Dodd and Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.


Casto, Margaret Noon, Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.


Chandler, John Jr. 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Dodd, Arley Don 1 p.m., Falling Rock Tabernacle Church, Elkview.


Ferrell, Virginia Noon, Huse Memorial Park, Fayetteville.


Higgs, Stanley 1 p.m., Crow


Hoffman, James Sr. 2 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Hypes, Janet 12:30 p.m., Keeney's Creek Missionary Baptist Church, Winona.


Jones, Buddy Eugene Noon, Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Jude, Iona 11 a.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Laughlin, Eugene 1 p.m., Taylor


Smith, Phyllis Ann 1 p.m., Ravenswood Free Will Baptist Church, Ravenswood.


Thacker, Esther 11 a.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.


Vaughan, Karen Jo 7 p.m., Gateway Christian Church, St. Albans.


Walz, William 11 a.m., St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, White Sulphur Springs.