St. Albans’ Holt and Haynes win state wrestling championships
St. Albans’ Holt and Haynes win state wrestling championships
Chase King helps Herbert Hoover boys conquer Clay 66-36
Chase King helps Herbert Hoover boys conquer Clay 66-36
St. Albans’ Holt and Haynes win state wrestling championships
St. Albans’ Holt and Haynes win state wrestling championships
Mountaineers squeak past TCU 61-60
Mountaineers squeak past TCU 61-60
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Mitch Vingle: And your Big 12 Oscars go to . . .

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Wood County Technical Center welcomes therapy dog
Wood County Technical Center welcomes therapy dog

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – The Wood County Technical Center recently officially welcomed its newest employee: Gatsby the therapy dog.

Things to do today: Feb. 26. 2017
Things to do today: Feb. 26. 2017

Music“MOUNTAIN STAGE”: 7 p.m. Advance tickets $20. At the door $25. With Margo Price, Solas, Dead Man Winter and The Company Stores. Civic Center Little Theater. Call 800-745-3000.

PHOTOS: Fasnacht in Helvetia
PHOTOS: Fasnacht in Helvetia

A West Virginia event unlike any other, Fasnacht -- the pre-Lenten festival that culminates with the burning of an Old Man Winter effigy -- was celebrated in Helvetia on Saturday night. The event in the Randolph County town famous for retaining the Swiss heritage of its early settlers also included a parade with masks and a community square dance.

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.

Blast from the past: Arcade a nostalgic dream for Vienna man
Blast from the past: Arcade a nostalgic dream for Vienna man

VIENNA — On a sleepy side street, a block or so off the main road through Vienna, is a plain building with an aging soft-drink machine resting on the porch.

On file: Feb. 26, 2017
On file: Feb. 26, 2017

MarriagesThe following people filed for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between Feb. 16 and 23:

Ohio carjacking suspect apprehended after chase in Kanawha
Ohio carjacking suspect apprehended after chase in Kanawha

Police apprehended a man wanted in Ohio for an armed carjacking after chasing him through Kanawha County, according to Kanawha Sheriff’s Sgt. Brian Humphreys.

WVU medical patients warned of information theft
WVU medical patients warned of information theft

Officials with WVU Medicine University Healthcare in the Eastern Panhandle told more than 7,000 patients who had been at its Martinsburg facilities that their identities could have been stolen, multiple media outlets report.

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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.

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 Farm2Fork: What makes farmers markets important to the state?
WV Farm2Fork: What makes farmers markets important to the state?

What impact does a local farmers market have really?

Live Life Fully: Are you drifting along in your life?
Live Life Fully: Are you drifting along in your life?

It’s so easy to live life on autopilot, just drifting along.

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 26, 2017

Brown, Barbara Sue 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Collins, Beth 3 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.


Jarvis, Naomi 2 p.m., Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg.


Kuhn, Jason 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Lyles, Melvin 1 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.


Lyons, Lucas Drake 4 p.m., Morris Memorial Methodist Church, Kanawha City.


Massey, Brenda 4 p.m., Toney's Branch Freewill Baptist Church, Bloomingrose.


McClain, Earnest 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.


Osborne, Kenneth "Mike" 2 p.m., Amma Community Center, Amma.


Price, Alfred Bernard 2 p.m., Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.


Stalnaker, Earl "Rusty" 2 p.m., Baptist Temple, Charleston.


Torman, Thelma 3 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.