West Virginia AP boys basketball poll — Feb. 27
West Virginia AP boys basketball poll — Feb. 27
Boys sectionals: South Charleston-George Washington skirmish stands out
Boys sectionals: South Charleston-George Washington skirmish stands out
West Virginia AP boys basketball poll — Feb. 27
West Virginia AP boys basketball poll — Feb. 27
WVU men’s basketball returns to AP, coaches top 10s
WVU men’s basketball returns to AP, coaches top 10s
Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500
Kurt Busch wins Daytona 500

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Right to work clarification bill passes Senate
Right to work clarification bill passes Senate

On a party-line 22-12 vote, the Senate Monday passed legislation to retroactively clean up ambiguous sections of the state’s new right to work law – a law currently being challenged in Kanawha Circuit Court (SB330).

Man arrested after allegedly breaking into home, chokes woman
Man arrested after allegedly breaking into home, chokes woman

A man was arrested after he was accused of breaking into a Putnam County mobile home, strangling a woman and threatening to kill her.

Boil-water advisories: Feb. 28, 2017
Boil-water advisories: Feb. 28, 2017

n West Virginia American Water has issued a boil-water advisory fro customers located in the 4400 block of Trace Creek Road in Salt Rock. The advisory follows a water main break.

Urban renewal chief wants to shift focus to housing in Charleston
Urban renewal chief wants to shift focus to housing in Charleston

The Charleston Urban Renewal Authority’s new executive director wants the agency to take a more active role in helping create more housing in Charleston.

Charleston speaker series aims to inspire self-made work
Charleston speaker series aims to inspire self-made work

It started with a T-shirt.Without owning a credit card or taking out a loan, Dan Davis and Hillary Harrison built the lifestyle they wanted.

Tesla discussing electric-car charging station in Charleston
Tesla discussing electric-car charging station in Charleston

You can’t buy a Tesla vehicle in Charleston, but you might be able to charge one up soon.

Putnam man arrested after firing revolver in bar parking lot
Putnam man arrested after firing revolver in bar parking lot

A Putnam County man was arrested after allegedly firing a shot outside of a Scott Depot bar over the weekend.

Ohio carjacking suspect booked as fugitive
Ohio carjacking suspect booked as fugitive

The South Central Regional Jail booked a 43-year-old Ohio man Monday afternoon after he allegedly armed himself with a rifle and drove a stolen car through two states on Saturday.

Mom used girl’s breath to start car with DUI device, police say
Mom used girl’s breath to start car with DUI device, police say

QUINCY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a Pennsylvania woman had her 8-year-old daughter blow into an ignition device meant to prevent the woman from driving while drunk shortly before she crashed and was again charged with drunken driving.

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Arts Notes: Feb. 26, 2017
Arts Notes: Feb. 26, 2017

The West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s 2017 Symphony Gala will honor Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith and the West Virginia Division of Culture and History at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Holiday Inn & Suites Charleston West in South Charleston. The theme is Take Me Home, West Virginia.

Jennifer Garner stresses early education to U.S. governors
Jennifer Garner stresses early education to U.S. governors

WASHINGTON — Actress Jennifer Garner said growing up “surrounded by generational, rural poverty” in West Virginia inspired her to become an advocate for early-childhood education.

Charleston speaker series aims to inspire self-made work
Charleston speaker series aims to inspire self-made work

It started with a T-shirt.Without owning a credit card or taking out a loan, Dan Davis and Hillary Harrison built the lifestyle they wanted.

Dear Abby: How do I begin to find the right day care for my new baby?
Dear Abby: How do I begin to find the right day care for my new baby?

Dear Abby: I am a new mom to a sweet baby boy. I am (or was) very career-oriented and never in a million years thought I would want to be a stay-at-home mom. I will have to return to work shortly, and I’m really struggling.

Innerviews: Two-part life story still unfolding in 95th year
Innerviews: Two-part life story still unfolding in 95th year

At 95, she has a lot of life to look back on. She divides her story into two distinctive phases.

On the Town: St. Olaf Choir, Red Evening Affair
On the Town: St. Olaf Choir, Red Evening Affair

The St. Olaf Choir, from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, brought its Winter Tour 2017 performance to the Clay Center for Arts and Sciences on Jan. 31.

WV DNR bills focus on shed deer-antler collecting, Sunday hunting
WV DNR bills focus on shed deer-antler collecting, Sunday hunting

If West Virginia wildlife and law enforcement officials have their way, it no longer will be illegal to collect shed deer antlers.

John McCoy: Brook-trout anglers should keep fewer limits
John McCoy: Brook-trout anglers should keep fewer limits

Most anglers who fish for native brook-trout have heard the complaint: “Word got out that the stream held some nice brookies, and the fish hogs came in and cleaned it plumb out.”

WV Travel Team: Ski-school fun without the winter weather
WV Travel Team: Ski-school fun without the winter weather

MASSANUTTEN, Va. — Massanutten Ski School alumni are legion. Not only is the ski school impressive with classes designed for every age and skill level, but its location helps.

Funerals for: February 27, 2017

Anderson, Ronnie 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Belcher, Daniel "Dan" Noon, Stevens and Grass Funeral Home, Malden.


Elmore, William "Bill" 1 p.m., Orma United Methodist Church, Grantsville.


Jarrell, Alma 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


Johnson, Nancy 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Krimm, John 1 p.m., Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Point Pleasant.


Mallory, Buena "Faye" 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


McDowelle, Debra Ann 1 p.m., Harding Funerals & Cremations, Kanawha City.


Miller, Janet 2 p.m., Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.


Price, James 1 p.m, O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Smith, Bobby 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Whittington, Helene "Pete" 1 p.m., Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville.