Prep roundup: Herbert Hoover earns 3-2 walk-off baseball win vs. Nitro
Prep roundup: Herbert Hoover earns 3-2 walk-off baseball win vs. Nitro
Hurricane, Huntington survive tight MSAC softball semifinals
Hurricane, Huntington survive tight MSAC softball semifinals
Prep roundup: Herbert Hoover earns 3-2 walk-off baseball win vs. Nitro
Prep roundup: Herbert Hoover earns 3-2 walk-off baseball win vs. Nitro
Hurricane, Huntington survive tight MSAC softball semifinals
Hurricane, Huntington survive tight MSAC softball semifinals
Roundup: USA Boxing youth tournaments return to Civic Center
Roundup: USA Boxing youth tournaments return to Civic Center

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Justice signs virtual ed bill, vetoes non-public student vocational access bill
Justice signs virtual ed bill, vetoes non-public student vocational access bill

Gov. Jim Justice on Wednesday signed a bill allowing public school systems to offer home-schoolers and other students full-time K-12 virtual education, and vetoed legislation that would’ve let home and private school students attend public vocational education schools without being charged more than public schoolers.

Bulletin Board: April 27, 2017
Bulletin Board: April 27, 2017

PSD meetingThe Kanawha Public Service District Board of Commissioners will meet at 9 a.m. today at the district’s business office, 14991 MacCorkle Ave.

Fayette school board backs consolidation, but hearings still occurring
Fayette school board backs consolidation, but hearings still occurring

ANSTED — Jennifer Campbell was the lone speaker at Ansted Middle’s school closure public hearing Tuesday evening, and was among only three speakers earlier that day at a hearing for Midland Trail High, which is planned to accept Ansted Middle’s students.

Justice signs broadband bill
Justice signs broadband bill

West Virginians will soon have more options when it comes to getting a broadband connection.

American testing move to regional jets for flights to, from Yeager
American testing move to regional jets for flights to, from Yeager

American Airlines’ decision to replace 37-seat Dash 8 turboprop aircraft with 50-seat regional jets on its eight daily flights connecting Yeager Airport with airports serving Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, North Carolina, would potentially make an additional 28,000 seats a year available to Charleston area travelers, bringing in more revenue for the airport and the communities it serves, according to Terry Sayre, Yeager’s executive director.

Trump plan would cut taxes for companies — and people, too
Trump plan would cut taxes for companies — and people, too

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America’s middle class. But his ambitious plan is alarming lawmakers who worry it will balloon federal deficits.

Fayette teacher/coach arrested on drug delivery charges
Fayette teacher/coach arrested on drug delivery charges

Police arrested a man employed by Valley High School in Smithers after he allegedly sold drugs to undercover authorities.

WV Supreme Court rules against release of cell-extraction video
WV Supreme Court rules against release of cell-extraction video

Video of flash-bang grenades being thrown inside the cell of an inmate at the Western Regional Jail won’t be made public, West Virginia Supreme Court justices ruled Wednesday, reversing a Kanawha County judge’s ruling.

Parkersburg man charged with murder after fatal overdose
Parkersburg man charged with murder after fatal overdose

Wood County authorities arrested a Parkersburg man for first-degree murder after he allegedly sold a woman fentanyl and caused a deadly overdose.

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In Short: Healthy Kids Day, Jason Mraz, ASL Poetry Slam
In Short: Healthy Kids Day, Jason Mraz, ASL Poetry Slam

Healthy Kids Day comes to the YMCA, 100 YMCA Drive, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. It is a free event to inspire more young people to keep their minds and bodies active. The community event features a chance to win a free bicycle and other special prizes; free backpacks to the first 400 kids; Summer Y program registration; tennis, basketball, soccer, football, baseball and more; a kids obstacle course; healthy snacks and more than 15 kid-friendly vendors.

Film clips: April 27, 2017
Film clips: April 27, 2017

Theater key: M = Marquee Cinemas in South Charleston; N = Nitro Stadium 12; PP = Park Place Stadium Cinemas in downtown Charleston; TV = Teays Valley Stadium 10 in Scott Depot.

Christian rockers Casting Crowns bring tour to Civic Center
Christian rockers Casting Crowns bring tour to Civic Center

It’s been said there is a fine line between Saturday night and Sunday morning, but maybe that line gets a little finer when you’re in a contemporary Christian rock band like Casting Crowns.

One Month at a Time: Kordsmen friendships are bigger than competition
One Month at a Time: Kordsmen friendships are bigger than competition

CLEVELAND — Ken seemed surprised to see me as I came to the registration table for the Barbershop Harmony Society, Johnny Appleseed District 2017 Spring Convention and Contest in the lobby of the Holiday Inn, in Cleveland.

Dear Abby: Bully ignoring friend’s pleas to stop
Dear Abby: Bully ignoring friend’s pleas to stop

Dear Abby: I’m writing because I see a lot of bullying going on at school. One of the bullies is a friend of mine and I’ve asked her to stop, but she doesn’t listen. How I can get through to her so she understands that she’s hurting someone’s feelings? She treats people like they don’t have feelings, like they are non-human. If you can’t answer this letter, I’ll understand, but if you find the time, I would greatly appreciate it. — Not A Bully in Indiana

American testing move to regional jets for flights to, from Yeager
American testing move to regional jets for flights to, from Yeager

American Airlines’ decision to replace 37-seat Dash 8 turboprop aircraft with 50-seat regional jets on its eight daily flights connecting Yeager Airport with airports serving Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, North Carolina, would potentially make an additional 28,000 seats a year available to Charleston area travelers, bringing in more revenue for the airport and the communities it serves, according to Terry Sayre, Yeager’s executive director.

WV governor nixes park fees, says plan wasn’t reviewed
WV governor nixes park fees, says plan wasn’t reviewed

The Governor’s Office made an about-face late Tuesday, reversing an announcement by the West Virginia Division of Natural Resources to charge an entry fee at seven state parks.

WV governor takes flak for ATV trail veto
WV governor takes flak for ATV trail veto

Gov. Jim Justice vetoed a bill Friday that would have allowed adjacent West Virginia counties to establish regional authorities to manage ATV trail systems, similar to the Hatfield-McCoy Regional Recreation Authority.

7 WV parks to charge entry fees
7 WV parks to charge entry fees

Visitors to seven West Virginia state parks this year will have to pay to get in.

Funerals for: April 27, 2017

Biber, Sarah 1 p.m., Maranatha Baptist Church, Charleston.


Clark, Walter 1 p.m., Sandhill Church of Christ, Point Pleasant.


Hill, Jerry 11 a.m., Charleston Municipal Auditorium, Charleston.


Newman, Billy G. 2 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Smith, Tommy 1 p.m., Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood.


Sparks, James "Eddie" 11 a.m., Lantz Funeral Home, Buckeye.


Walls, Harland "Doc" 1 p.m., Wilson