West Liberty names assistant Ben Howlett its new men’s basketball coach
West Liberty names assistant Ben Howlett its new men’s basketball coach
Former WVU guard Joe Mazzulla named new Fairmont State men’s basketball coach
Former WVU guard Joe Mazzulla named new Fairmont State men’s basketball coach
Prep roundup: Winfield baseball slips past Nitro
Prep roundup: Winfield baseball slips past Nitro

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A look at how Trump’s moves on coal will affect the industry
A look at how Trump’s moves on coal will affect the industry

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is reeling from job losses, bankruptcies, pollution restrictions and growing competition from natural gas, wind and solar.

Budweiser’s brewer won’t burn coal Trump vows to revive
Budweiser’s brewer won’t burn coal Trump vows to revive

Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s biggest beer maker, plans to get all of its electricity from renewable sources by 2025.

Boil-water advisories: March 29, 2017
Boil-water advisories: March 29, 2017

Beckley Water Company has issued a boil-water advisory for U.S. 19 in Daniels from the intersection of Grandview Road to Old Crow Road. This includes Grandview Road, 4-H Lake Road and C and O Dam Road. The advisory follows a water main break.

Property rights advocates try to stop WV gas-drilling bill
Property rights advocates try to stop WV gas-drilling bill

Landowner groups and the West Virginia Farm Bureau tried Monday to drum up more opposition to an industry-backed bill in the Senate that would help natural gas companies force unwilling mineral owners to allow drilling.

Kanawha County Commission files request for Crossings Mall update
Kanawha County Commission files request for Crossings Mall update

The Kanawha County Commission filed a motion Friday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Clarksburg asking for a status hearing on construction of the Crossings Mall bridge in Elkview.

Swilled Dog brewing West Virginia hard cider
Swilled Dog brewing West Virginia hard cider

FRANKLIN, W.Va. — A new option for people who enjoy alcoholic beverages crafted in the state of West Virginia is available.

Ex-Roane sheriff gets home confinement in meth theft
Ex-Roane sheriff gets home confinement in meth theft

SPENCER, W.Va. -- A former Roane County sheriff who resigned earlier this year and admitted to stealing methamphetamine from a police locker was sentenced to home confinement today.

Man arrested in Lincoln trooper shooting
Man arrested in Lincoln trooper shooting

Police took a man into custody Tuesday morning after they say he shot and wounded a West Virginia State Police trooper in Lincoln County.

Trial for man charged in beating of now-WV senator moved out of Logan
Trial for man charged in beating of now-WV senator moved out of Logan

A judge agreed Monday to move out of Logan County the trial for a man charged with malicious assault in the beating of then-Senate candidate Richard Ojeda.

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Innerviews: At 69, folk singer finally obliging his lifelong dream
Innerviews: At 69, folk singer finally obliging his lifelong dream

It starts with the Kingston Trio, this full-circle, better-late-than-never, happily-ever-after story.

Review: A remarkable concert of firsts by the Delphi Piano Trio
Review: A remarkable concert of firsts by the Delphi Piano Trio

The Delphi Piano Trio made it a night of firsts in its concert for the Charleston Chamber Music Society Saturday night at Christ Church United Methodist.

Huntington writer releases poetry collection
Huntington writer releases poetry collection

“Songs from the Night Blooming Garden,” a collection of poems written over the years by Sandra Soto Hatfield, of Huntington, is now available in book stores, gift shops online and from the author.

On Retirement: Periods are passe, among other lessons learned from texting
On Retirement: Periods are passe, among other lessons learned from texting

It came as a shock.Unscheduled phone calls are unwelcome, I learned from a panel discussion on a Diane Rehm radio program.

Dear Abby: Woman’s free baby-sitting her choice, not fiance’s
Dear Abby: Woman’s free baby-sitting her choice, not fiance’s

Dear Abby: I am a stay-at-home mom with three children. Recently, another mom asked me to care for her 3-year-old daughter while she went to work. She offered to pay me, but I declined, given her circumstances, because I consider her a friend, even though I have known her for only a short time.

Vintage West Virginia: Putnam Village
Vintage West Virginia: Putnam Village

Each Sunday and Monday, Vintage West Virginia provides a glimpse of the past in the Mountain State.

Charleston woman looks for love, finds she loves fishing
Charleston woman looks for love, finds she loves fishing

Tammra Neville makes no bones about how she got hooked on fishing.

John McCoy: Lifting of Obama-era lead-ammo ban will affect WV hunters
John McCoy: Lifting of Obama-era lead-ammo ban will affect WV hunters

Well, that didn’t take long.The day after the U.S. Senate confirmed Ryan Zinke as the nation’s new Interior Secretary, Zinke rescinded a last-minute Obama Administration edict that by 2022 would have banned the use of lead shot and lead fishing tackle on federal wildlife refuges.

Tiny parasite is WV elk’s biggest potential threat
Tiny parasite is WV elk’s biggest potential threat

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Funerals for: March 28, 2017

Burdette, Joyce Roberts 11 a.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


Doak, Juanita 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Foster, Nowana 3 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersville.


Gray, Clementene 11 a.m., United Missionary Baptist Church, Mt. Hope.


Harless, Larry 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Holley, Randy, II 7 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.


Lynch, Lewis 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Silverstein, Sam, Jr. 12:30 p.m., Temple B'nai Israel, Charleston.


Stanley, Delinda 6 p.m., Giles Church of God of Prophecy, Dawes.


Thompson, Debra Ann 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


Young, Sonny 11 a.m., Gilgal United Methodist Church, Mt. Nebo.