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Prep basketball roundup: Winfield boys open with win over Point Pleasant
Prep basketball roundup: Winfield boys open with win over Point Pleasant
Prep basketball scores, box scores — Dec. 6
Prep basketball scores, box scores — Dec. 6
Prep basketball roundup: Winfield boys open with win over Point Pleasant
Prep basketball roundup: Winfield boys open with win over Point Pleasant
Roundup: WVU women’s basketball moves up in USA Today poll
Roundup: WVU women’s basketball moves up in USA Today poll
Chattanooga surges past Marshall basketball, 96-85
Chattanooga surges past Marshall basketball, 96-85

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Bulletin Board: Dec. 7, 2016
Bulletin Board: Dec. 7, 2016

Ron Sowell’s Open Mic will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Unity of Kanawha Valley, 804 Myrtle Road. Performers can start signing up at 7 p.m. General admission is $5 with seniors, kids, and performers $2. Roger Rabalais will guest hosting for Ron this month.

Nitro historic group presents centennial memorabilia
Nitro historic group presents centennial memorabilia

Nathan Wills wants people to remember the city of Nitro’s “explosive beginning.” He and others on the Nitro Historic Commission have worked especially hard in recent years to transform Nitro into a living World War I memorial through rebranding efforts. 2017 will be a big year for the group as Nitro celebrates its centennial.

Justice names policy committee chairs
Justice names policy committee chairs

Governor-elect Jim Justice has named 27 people to chair policy committees that are expected to advise his transition team and incoming administration on some of the biggest issues affecting the state.

Five Guys closes restaurant at Town Center Mall
Five Guys closes restaurant at Town Center Mall

Five Guys Burgers and Fries is no longer an option for those looking to dine at the Charleston Town Center Mall.

Water company surcharge gets final PSC approval
Water company surcharge gets final PSC approval

West Virginia American Water’s proposed infrastructure surcharge has been approved by the West Virginia Public Service Commission, which will raise customer rates at the beginning of January by 52 cents per month for the average customer.

US Supreme Court to hear appeal in case involving WV business
US Supreme Court to hear appeal in case involving WV business

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear the appeal of Charleston-based Impression Products in its patent exhaustion case against printing giant Lexmark.

Cross Lanes man gets 10 years in meth case
Cross Lanes man gets 10 years in meth case

A Cross Lanes man will spent 10 years in federal prison for his role in a large-scale methamphetamine trafficking networking and for carjacking, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Carol Casto’s office.

Suspect in Nicholas killing captured; was on federal probation
Suspect in Nicholas killing captured; was on federal probation

A man charged with murder in Nicholas County this week is on federal probation and admitted to his probation officer in September that he used methamphetamine.

FBI uses animal abuse data to study correlation to crimes against humans
FBI uses animal abuse data to study correlation to crimes against humans

LOGAN — Animal abuse is not just a crime of violence against dogs, cats and other domestic animals; it’s also believed to be a key precursor activity to crimes of violence against humans — so much so that the FBI has begun collecting animal cruelty crime data for use in investigating such crimes as child abuse, sexual assault and homicide.

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WV Book Team: Cut holiday sweetness with hardboiled detectives
WV Book Team: Cut holiday sweetness with hardboiled detectives

Sometimes all the sweetness and goodwill of the holiday season can be a little cloying. After awhile all those candies, pies and 24-hours of Hallmark Channel Christmas movies begin to wear on a person.

Edgewood Summit holiday card gives back
Edgewood Summit holiday card gives back

Evelyn Borio didn’t know she liked to paint until she tried — on a whim — about 12 years ago.

Arts Notes: Dec. 4, 2016
Arts Notes: Dec. 4, 2016
Book Notes: Dec. 4, 2016
Book Notes: Dec. 4, 2016
Dear Abby: Husband’s affairs leave wife in legal limbo
Dear Abby: Husband’s affairs leave wife in legal limbo

Dear Abby: My husband of five years has confessed to affairs that resulted in two children. I suspected that something was up when after a year of marriage he seemed distant. Despite our almost 15-year age difference, I never in a million years thought he would do something like this.

A cut above: Customers meet their butcher at Buzz Food holiday pre-sale
A cut above: Customers meet their butcher at Buzz Food holiday pre-sale

Panicking about preparing a Christmas dinner for 15 this year? Wondering what to give your relative who already has everything? Hoping to avoid another Christmas dinner “Pinterest fail” with your tenderloin?

From the Kitchen: Let the season of holiday cookies begin!
From the Kitchen: Let the season of holiday cookies begin!

Ready, set, get out your mixer! It’s cookie time, which you already know because for weeks the shelves in the baking aisle have been stocked to the upper limits.

Boy Scouts to close summer-camp program in Pocahontas County
Boy Scouts to close summer-camp program in Pocahontas County

After a steep decline in use, four straight years of operational losses and mounting maintenance costs, the 1,833-acre, 56-year-old Buckskin Scout Reservation camp near Dunmore in Pocahontas County will be mothballed and its summer camping program closed, leaving the facility open for primitive camping only.

John McCoy: For outdoors enthusiasts, winter doesn’t have to be boring
John McCoy: For outdoors enthusiasts, winter doesn’t have to be boring

Winter hasn’t arrived quite yet, but we can feel it closing around us.

DNR says another record bear harvest is possible, but far from certain
DNR says another record bear harvest is possible, but far from certain

West Virginia’s bear hunters might not post another record kill this year.

Funerals for: December 07, 2016

Cox, Glendola 1 p.m., Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.


Cox, Sherwood 2 p.m., Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Charleston.


Friend, Lorraine 1 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston.


Hersman, Mary 11 a.m., Ronald Meadows Funeral Parlors Chapel, Hinton.


Keller, Margeret 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Lovejoy, Ida 1 p.m., Palermo United Methodist Church, Palermo.


McKnight, Marjorie 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home Chapel, Ansted.


Mullins, Shelby 1 p.m., Tioga House of Prayer, Tioga.


Pernell, Gracie 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.


Schmidt, Mary 1 p.m., Ronda Full Gospel Tabernacle.


Skeens, Jessie 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.


Slater, Sandra 2 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Smith, Nancy 11 a.m., Catholic Church of the Ascension, Hurricane.


Starcher, James 7 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Stover, Sylvia 10 a.m., Pineview Cemetery, Orgas.


Tayor, Lewis 7 p.m., Cunningham


Whytsell, Donald 1 p.m., Taylor