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Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’s hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban...

Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76
Horror movie director Wes Craven dies at 76

LOS ANGELES (AP) – It’s hard enough to redefine a genre once in a career, but horror virtuoso Wes Craven managed to do it twice.

The prolific writer-director, who died Sunday at age 76, ushered in two distinct eras of suburban...

First Energy asks for $75.8 million increase over two years

First Energy is asking for an additional $75.8 million from customers over the next two years to cover past and future costs...

Lawmakers told state missing out on online tax revenue

West Virginia receives about $4.7 million a year in tax payments from out-of-state retailers who voluntarily participate in a sales tax agreement among states, but loses an estimated $103 million a year on online sales to state residents where no...

Ask the Vet: Lots of hairballs can be sign of medical problem for cat
Ask the Vet: Lots of hairballs can be sign of medical problem for cat

Q: I have had it! I love my Ragdoll cat, Harry, but I am having huge issues with him throwing up hairballs all over my house. I find them in the hallway, in the TV room and even in the kitchen. They make me lose my appetite and he sounds like he is...

Netflix to lose flicks: Epix movies going to Hulu in new deal
Netflix to lose flicks: Epix movies going to Hulu in new deal

LOS ANGELES — Hulu will expand its library in October as part of a new deal with cable network Epix.

The news came just after streaming giant Netflix announced that it has decided against renewing its...

Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU
Montclaire String Quartet to continue at WVSU

The Montclaire String Quartet has found a new home at West Virginia State University.

The quartet, formerly the quartet in residence for the West Virginia Symphony, is now the quartet in residence at WVSU.

In the spring, it looked like the ...

Area residents plead guilty to federal drug charges

A Putnam County man pleaded guilty Monday in Charleston to five federal drug charges.

Christian Garrett Thornton, 29, of Bancroft, admitted to distributing oxymorphone pills, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin’s...

Man allegedly sexually abused two girls in Cabell County
Man allegedly sexually abused two girls in Cabell County

A Summers County man sexually abused a 9-year-old girl and a 13-year-old girl who were walking near Barboursville Elementary School in Cabell County on Wednesday, according to police.

The man, Henry Timberlake Duncan, 37, of Jumping Branch,...

Treasurer offers $100 for college funds to parents of newborns

New parents in West Virginia can receive $100 toward their infant’s future college fund if they enroll with the West Virginia Treasurer’s Office before their child’s first birthday.

On Monday, the treasurer’s office...

Bulletin Board: Sept. 1, 2015

Civic chorus rehearsals

The Charleston Civic Chorus invites new singers to join the fall term of its 64th season. Rehearsals are held 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 8 at the Charleston Baptist Temple, Quarrier at Morris streets....

2 men sentenced for roles in multistate drug operation

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – Two men have been sentenced for their roles in a multistate drug trafficking operation.

Juwan Robert Woods, 32, of Philadelphia, was sentenced to seven years and seven months in prison. Terri Shuttlesworth, 25, of...

Fire marshal: Boone fire that killed 2 started in bedroom

DANVILLE, W.Va. (AP) – A state official says a Boone County mobile home fire that killed two people started in the bedroom.

Assistant state fire marshal Shawn Alderman tells WOWK-TV that the cause of...

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