Kindness, generosity kept Clay County football going strong after flood devastation
Kindness, generosity kept Clay County football going strong after flood devastation
Herbert Hoover showed resiliency, found success in face of tragic floods
Herbert Hoover showed resiliency, found success in face of tragic floods
Power opens 2nd half with 4 homers in 9-6 victory over Lexington
Power opens 2nd half with 4 homers in 9-6 victory over Lexington
Roundup: Former WVU hoops player Joe Fryz dies at 58
Roundup: Former WVU hoops player Joe Fryz dies at 58
Mitch Vingle: The Classic that wasn’t; the horror that was
Mitch Vingle: The Classic that wasn’t; the horror that was

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Governor vetoes Jackie Withrow Hospital sale bill
Governor vetoes Jackie Withrow Hospital sale bill

Gov. Jim Justice said he will veto a bill authorizing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Resources to sell Jackie Withrow Hospital in Beckley.

Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating
Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a body found along the Ohio River belongs to a fatal beating suspect who officers saw jump into a tributary and apparently drown.

Bulletin Board: June 23, 2017
Bulletin Board: June 23, 2017

The Kanawha Trail Club will have a hike at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday at Ben’s Run Trails in Spencer. Carpool from the parking lot at the corner of Ohio Avenue and Randolph Street, across from post office. Hike to Chestnut Ridge Winery and Artist Colony. The hike is about 3 miles round trip on moderate trails with a steep rocky descent.

Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy
Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy

It’s like a Pinterest dream on wheels. We had never heard of a mobile boutique. We were completely unaware these existed on the West Coast and in larger cities.

Most Crossings Mall shops slated to reopen as bridge completion nears
Most Crossings Mall shops slated to reopen as bridge completion nears

Jeremy Elswick knew the June 2016 flood was serious when customers called him asking to sleep on his gym's yoga mats.

WV Lottery revenue expected to top $1 billion despite slow pace
WV Lottery revenue expected to top $1 billion despite slow pace

West Virginia Lottery gross revenues will have topped $1 billion for the 15th consecutive year, but they needed all 12 months of the budget year to reach that landmark.

Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating
Police identify man’s body found in WV as suspect in fatal beating

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Police say a body found along the Ohio River belongs to a fatal beating suspect who officers saw jump into a tributary and apparently drown.

One person dead after Cross Lanes car crash
One person dead after Cross Lanes car crash

One person died Thursday following a crash in Cross Lanes, dispatchers said.

After WV sheriff asks for help, KY police find body in shallow grave
After WV sheriff asks for help, KY police find body in shallow grave

PIKEVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police say detectives searching for a missing person found a body in a shallow grave at a Kentucky residence and took two people into custody.

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Loved and hated, WV author Lee Maynard’s work was truly unique
Loved and hated, WV author Lee Maynard’s work was truly unique

I remember my professors at Marshall University, back when I studied journalism about 100 years ago, warning me to avoid using the word “unique.” There are few if any things in this world, they cautioned, that are truly the only one of their kind.

Things to do today: June 23, 2017
Things to do today: June 23, 2017

MusicSINGER/SONGWRITER SHOWCASE: 3 p.m. Free. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St., E. Call 304-346-2871.

PHOTOS: A FestivALL of dance
PHOTOS: A FestivALL of dance

Local dancers were treated Thursday to a master class with dancers from the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of FestivALL. Ruth Andrien, a former dancer with the dance company and now a rehearsal director with Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company, led the class with dancers from Taylor 2. The class, which cost $15 to attend, was geared toward intermediate and advanced dancers, high school age and up, according to the FestivALL website. The class also was for those with a background in ballet, modern or contemporary dance.

Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy
Fashionably Awkward: Floral shorts two ways with Ooh La Lucy

It’s like a Pinterest dream on wheels. We had never heard of a mobile boutique. We were completely unaware these existed on the West Coast and in larger cities.

Clay County veteran eases effects of PTSD through beekeeping, farming
Clay County veteran eases effects of PTSD through beekeeping, farming

OVAPA — Though it sits quietly in the backwoods of Clay County, Sugar Bottom Farm is creating quite the buzz.

Dear Abby: Serial Father Keeps Chummy Relationships With His Exes
Dear Abby: Serial Father Keeps Chummy Relationships With His Exes

Dear Abby: I recently met a 28-year-old father of three I’m interested in. He seems wonderful. He’s a hard worker, takes care of his responsibilities and is an amazing father to his children. They’re all still very little, but they’re great kids.

Replacement project for popular New River Gorge walkway underway
Replacement project for popular New River Gorge walkway underway

FAYETTEVILLE — Since the Canyon Rim Boardwalk was installed along a wooded slope adjacent to the Canyon Rim Visitor Center in the early 1990s, more than 7 million visitors have walked its planks and descended its 178 stairs to take in panoramic views of the rugged natural splendor of New River Gorge and admire the graceful canyon-spanning arch of the New River Gorge Bridge.

Canaan Valley official says Timberline partnership not a ‘done deal’
Canaan Valley official says Timberline partnership not a ‘done deal’

An announcement made Tuesday by Timberline Four Seasons Resort that a new partnership with Canaan Valley Resort makes possible a single lift ticket serving both resorts’ ski areas starting this winter was “premature,” according to Steve Drumheller, the general manager at Canaan Valley Resort.

Canaan Valley, Timberline offering joint resort lift ticket
Canaan Valley, Timberline offering joint resort lift ticket

Skiers and snowboarders at Timberline Four Seasons Resort and nearby Canaan Valley Resort will buy a single ticket to ride the lifts at both ski areas when the 2017-2018 ski season begins, officials at Timberline announced on Tuesday.

Funerals for: June 23, 2017

Burdette, Mildred C. 11 a.m., Cunningham


Daniel Jr., Edward Noon, Atha Chapel, Drawdy.


Frazier, Faye 10 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.


Giles, James 5 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.


Kinison, Sara Noon, Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Morris, Minnie 11 a.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.


O'Dell, Arbutus 7 p.m., St. John United Methodist Church, Scott Depot.


Richards, Howard 2 p.m., Donel C. Kinnard State Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Dunbar.


Shamblin, Joseph 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.


Stalnaker, Mary Lou 11 a.m., Grace Church of the Nazarene, South Charleston.


Wells, Owen 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.


White Sr., Roy 10 a.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Young, Cherie 2 p.m., Highknob Church, Sutton.