West Virginia girls basketball Class AA All-State teams
West Virginia girls basketball Class AA All-State teams
Fairmont Senior’s Erica Bowles captains Class AA All-State girls basketball team
Fairmont Senior’s Erica Bowles captains Class AA All-State girls basketball team
Mike Casazza: WVU’s bigs ready for big Sweet 16 challenge from Gonzaga
Mike Casazza: WVU’s bigs ready for big Sweet 16 challenge from Gonzaga
Charleston QB race heats up during spring practice
Charleston QB race heats up during spring practice
Marshall’s Jon Elmore named to NABC All-District 11 first team
Marshall’s Jon Elmore named to NABC All-District 11 first team

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On eve of possible superintendent vote, new WV school board members named
On eve of possible superintendent vote, new WV school board members named

Gov. Jim Justice has named two new state Board of Education members — a move he announced in a news release sent out at 5:40 p.m. Wednesday, the evening before the board may vote on a new state schools superintendent.

Bill to lessen power of HEPC advances in WV House
Bill to lessen power of HEPC advances in WV House

Gov. Jim Justice’s bill to restructure how colleges and universities across the state are governed was approved with a voice vote Wednesday afternoon by the House of Delegates’ Education Committee.

WV houses may soon pass textbook bill; testing bill delayed
WV houses may soon pass textbook bill; testing bill delayed

West Virginia’s Senate delayed pushing forward Wednesday with a bill that would ban the state from continuing to use the Smarter Balanced standardized tests it currently requires in public schools.

Construction expo attendees upbeat about future of building, design
Construction expo attendees upbeat about future of building, design

Those involved in the construction and design industries were bullish on their 2017 business outlook at the annual West Virginia Construction and Design Expo, which began Wednesday at the Charleston Civic Center.

Charleston’s Yeager Airport sees rise in commercial boardings
Charleston’s Yeager Airport sees rise in commercial boardings

Passenger boardings at Charleston’s Yeager Airport appear to be entering a modest growth period, following four years of decline.

Mylan recalls EpiPens outside US after malfunctions
Mylan recalls EpiPens outside US after malfunctions

Mylan Pharmaceuticals has recalled about 80,000 EpiPens in several countries outside the United States, after two reports of devices not activating properly.

Jury selection begins in case of man charged with assaulting WV senator
Jury selection begins in case of man charged with assaulting WV senator

Jury selection began Wednesday in the case against a man charged with malicious assault in the beating of then-candidate Sen. Richard Ojeda, D-Logan.

WV justices end Kanawha domestic violence court program
WV justices end Kanawha domestic violence court program

Kanawha County’s domestic violence court program, which was put in place more than five years ago as a way to monitor those cases more closely, was disbanded Wednesday by order of the West Virginia Supreme Court.

Charleston woman pleads guilty to federal gun charge
Charleston woman pleads guilty to federal gun charge

A Charleston woman faces up to 10 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to being a felon in possession of a firearm Wednesday.

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‘Three Things’ speaker series back for second season
‘Three Things’ speaker series back for second season

Jeff Shirley’s speaker series “Three Things” returns Wednesday night for its second season, at a new location — the John L. Dickinson Family Homeowner Education & Community Center at 815 Court Street, inside the offices of Habitat For Humanity of Kanawha and Putnam.

‘Strange Constellations’ leads Matheny to Rhythm and Brews Festival
‘Strange Constellations’ leads Matheny to Rhythm and Brews Festival

It’s been a busy couple of months for William Matheny.

Southridge Chick-Fil-A hosting singing competition
Southridge Chick-Fil-A hosting singing competition

Have you ever thought all you needed to jumpstart your singing career was to win a talent contest?

WV House votes to push for daily Amtrak service
WV House votes to push for daily Amtrak service

Legislation to promote daily service for the Amtrak Cardinal passenger train passed the House of Delegates Wednesday on a 95-5 vote (HB2856), with advocates saying it would benefit tourism and economic development in southern West Virginia.

The Food Guy: Indoor beer fest features tasty food, too
The Food Guy: Indoor beer fest features tasty food, too

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but the area’s first indoor craft beer, food and music festival is on tap this Saturday at the South Charleston Community Center.

Dear Abby: Son-in-law coming between mother, daughter
Dear Abby: Son-in-law coming between mother, daughter

Dear Abby: I’m not proud to write this, but I don’t like my son-in-law. I think the feeling is mutual. He’s arrogant and thinks he knows everything.

WV DNR uses satellites to monitor fledgling elk herd
WV DNR uses satellites to monitor fledgling elk herd

LOGAN — In years past, tracking a radio-collared elk would have sent Randy Kelley far out into the field.

John McCoy: WVU rifle team doesn’t rebuild, it reloads
John McCoy: WVU rifle team doesn’t rebuild, it reloads

Would it be trite to say the West Virginia University rifle team didn’t rebuild, they just reloaded?

Outdoors Calendar: March 19, 2017
Outdoors Calendar: March 19, 2017

The Ernie Nester Chapter of Trout Unlimited will begin a series of “angling arts” classes. Email enctuclasses@gmail.com for more information.

Funerals for: March 22, 2017

Brady, Alcie 1 p.m., Taylor


Bryant, Raymond 11 a.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.


Burnside, Shirley 1 p.m., Nebo Baptist Church, Nebo.


Cogar, Vernon 1 p.m., Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.


Day, Barbara 11 a.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.


DePue, Harold 5 p.m., Winfield Baptist Church.


Epperhart, Cathy 11 a.m., Abney Street Church of God, St. Albans.


Hill, James Wesley 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Hively, Jane Ann 1 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Jarvis, Carl 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rupert.


McClain, William 2 p.m., Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.


McCloud, Harold 11 a.m., Akers


McCormick, Michael Noon, Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.


Patterson, Barbara Ann 11 a.m., Kanawha Baptist Temple, Charleston.


Pauley, Otto Harrison, Jr. 11 a.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.


Persinger, Clarence "Randy" Noon, Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.


Sherman, George "Buck," Sr. 11 a.m., Simons & Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood.


Sidenstricker, John Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.


Sparkman, Thomas 1 p.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.


Stricklen, Floyd 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Tomblin, Brenda Noon, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.


Wilson, William O. 11 a.m., Cunningham