Charleston to keep state prep baseball tournament
Charleston to keep state prep baseball tournament
Cooper Zent doesn’t let diabetes slow him down in tennis or soccer
Cooper Zent doesn’t let diabetes slow him down in tennis or soccer
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigns
Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze resigns
Bradshaw closes in on another W.Va. Open title
Bradshaw closes in on another W.Va. Open title
Marshall football aims to shed sour taste from 2016
Marshall football aims to shed sour taste from 2016

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Jim Justice company cited by feds in coal prep plant death
Jim Justice company cited by feds in coal prep plant death

The U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration has cited one of Gov. Jim Justice’s family companies with safety violations that federal investigators say were the root cause of the February death of a worker at a McDowell County coal preparation plant, according to a new report.

Justice Dept. fears protesters might block KY’s last abortion clinic
Justice Dept. fears protesters might block KY’s last abortion clinic

The last abortion clinic in Kentucky found an unlikely ally this week: The U.S. Justice Department.

Things to do today: July 21, 2017
Things to do today: July 21, 2017

Music10,000 MANIACS AND QIET: 6:30 p.m. Free. Live on the Levee, Haddad Riverfront Park, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-348-8000.

R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years
R.G. Gunnoe Farms up for sale after ‘devastating’ past few years

Five particularly difficult years in the Kanawha Valley have the owner of a nearly 70-year-old business looking for a buyer.

PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project
PSC staff: Proposed WV American Water rate hike includes unnecessary project

West Virginia American Water’s proposed rate increase is overreaching by pursuing a project not immediately beneficial for current customers, the independent staff of the state Public Service Commission argued in a recent motion.

Project to provide young talent with affordable downtown housing a go
Project to provide young talent with affordable downtown housing a go

Charleston’s long-awaited EDGE Project is officially a go after city council members voted to approve an agreement to renovate a long-vacant building downtown.

Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River
Pair hospitalized after incident on Kanawha River

Two men were taken to area hospitals after authorities responded to an incident on the Kanawha River at the Patrick Street Bridge around 4:30 p.m. Thursday.

West Virginia man receives 230 to 735 years for sex crimes
West Virginia man receives 230 to 735 years for sex crimes

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia man convicted of more than 140 counts of sex crimes against children has been sentenced.

Police investigating after state employee’s vehicle struck by bullet
Police investigating after state employee’s vehicle struck by bullet

Capitol police are investigating after a state employee’s parked vehicle was struck Wednesday morning by a bullet.

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Things to do today: July 21, 2017
Things to do today: July 21, 2017

Music10,000 MANIACS AND QIET: 6:30 p.m. Free. Live on the Levee, Haddad Riverfront Park, 600 Kanawha Blvd. E. Call 304-348-8000.

Review: ‘Girls Trip’ a wonderfully hilarious destination
Review: ‘Girls Trip’ a wonderfully hilarious destination

Get ready to know the name Tiffany Haddish. If there were such a thing as Comedy Oscars, she would win for “Girls Trip.”

Review: In ‘Valerian,’ cosmic splendor struggles for liftoff
Review: In ‘Valerian,’ cosmic splendor struggles for liftoff

When even most of the good spectacles carry a strong whiff of prepackaging, try taking in the air of Luc Besson’s sci-fi extravaganza “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets.”

WV Travel Team: Pools of history at Berkeley Springs
WV Travel Team: Pools of history at Berkeley Springs

BERKELEY SPRINGS — It’s a four-hour, 15-minute, 270-mile drive from Charleston on Interstate 79 to Morgantown, across Interstate 86 and east to Route 522. That will take you to the town of Berkeley Springs in the state’s Eastern Panhandle, a popular tourist destination. People revel in its history, architecture, outdoor recreational opportunities, great restaurants and lodging.

Friends of more than 80 years credit similarities, kindness
Friends of more than 80 years credit similarities, kindness

Best. Friends. Forever. Friends designate each other as such in childhood, but it doesn’t always stand the test of time. People grow up, go their separate ways, meet new people, make new friends. Life happens.

One Month at a Time: Day with animal control full of lessons about people
One Month at a Time: Day with animal control full of lessons about people

Like in some of my other explorations, spending a month with the Kanawha Charleston Humane Association was never going to be enough time to see everything.

PHOTO: The family that fishes together...
PHOTO: The family that fishes together...

Thursday was a day of fishing fun for this family. Anjeanette Spencer, of Columbus, Ohio, used a net to haul up fish at Kanawha Falls outside of Glen Ferris, while her aunt, Catherine Saunders, continued to cast her line into the water.

WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects
WV Economic Development Authority advances Cacapon, trail projects

Two projects for state tourist attractions made progress in the West Virginia Economic Development Authority’s monthly board of directors meeting Thursday.

Peace and quiet draw visitors from afar to Elk River campground
Peace and quiet draw visitors from afar to Elk River campground

After buying some land with 2,000 feet of Elk River frontage and a shady hollow with a year-round creek, Kenny Keiffer and his brother, Ted, built a road to connect the property to the state highway system with the intention of selling it.

Funerals for: July 21, 2017

Bego, Joseph 1 p.m., St. Paul Baptist Church, St. Albans.


Bird, Courtney 7 p.m., Wallace Funeral Home & Chapel, Barboursville.


Bostic, Vivian 11 a.m., Pryor Funeal Home, East Bank.


Brady, Samuel 1 p.m., Stump Funeral Home and Cremation, Arnoldsburg.


Cook, Virginia Reed 7 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.


Cummings, Travis 2 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Forrest, Jerold "Stan" 1 p.m., St. John's Episcopal Church, Charleston.


Jones, Lucky 2 p.m., Akers


Long, Dell 2 p.m., Clear Fork Worship Center, Artie.


Mosley, Charles 1 p.m., Dunbar City Park.


Nelson, Ethel 1 p.m., Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.


Pfister, Dr. Alfred 1 p.m., WVU Health Sciences Center, Charleston Division.


Rhodes, Charles 1 p.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Selbe, Charles 11 a.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Slater, Elizabeth 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


Woods, James 11 a.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.