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Knauff stands out with harsh criticism of Kanawha BOE

One candidate in Kanawha County’s school board race, for which early voting goes through Saturday, has stuck out for his denouncement of the current board’s record, while the other three competitors have little to no criticism.

2016 West Virginia Primary voting information

Election Day for the 2016 primary election in West Virginia is May 10. Polls will be open that day from 6:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

One in custody following pursuit, crash

A person in a stolen truck fled police, then wrecked the vehicle this afternoon, police say.

Live updates: Democrat Hillary Clinton making campaign stop in Williamson
Live updates: Democrat Hillary Clinton making campaign stop in Williamson

ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is making campaign stops in Appalachia this week, starting in Kentucky and West Virginia.

Around WV: May 2, 2016
Around WV: May 2, 2016

In Around West Virginia: Sunday morning alcohol sales in Shepherdstown, a substance abuse treatment facility for Parkersburg, the declining teen birth rate, and more.

Schools closed early for fear of high water

Students in two Southern West Virginia counties were sent home Monday based on concerns about high water, as more rain rolled into the area.

Last dance: Final performance for Ringling Bros. elephants
Last dance: Final performance for Ringling Bros. elephants

Associated Press

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – The curtain fell a final time for elephants performing at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus as the circus ended a practice that enthralled audiences for two centuries but became...

A confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indiana
A confident Trump seeks knockout of Cruz in Indiana

Associated Press

LA PORTE, Ind. (AP) – Back in the part of the country where he last lost to Ted Cruz, Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is confidently pushing for a win Tuesday in Indiana that he argues ought to knock the ...

Funerals for: May 02, 2016

Adkins, Brian 1 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Anderson, Joseph 11 a.m., Cross Lanes United Methodist Church, Charleston.

Argento, Katherine 1 p.m., St. Anthony's Shrine Catholic Church, Boomer....

Ilene Lou Kidd
Ilene Lou Kidd

Ilene Lou Kidd, 73, walked through the gates of Heaven to greet her Lord and say hi to her great-grandbabies, Caleb and Haley, on April 30, 2016 in Charleston.

Ilene leaves behind daughters, Terry Cobb and husband, Jackie, of St. Albans and...

John Tristan Schmidt
John Tristan Schmidt

Tristan died Friday, April 29, 2016 as the result of a motorcycle-vehicle accident on Thursday, April 28, on Route 21 near Given.

Tristan was an accomplished motocross enthusiast, winning many local and regional competitions, and had qualified...

Ruth E. Ferrell

Ruth E. Ferrell, 84, of Nitro, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2016 at home after a short illness. Cooke Funeral Home & Crematorium, Nitro, is serving the Ferrell family.

Eva M. Stephens

Eva M. Stephens, 91, formerly of Hurricane, died April 29, 2016 in Monroe, N.C. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, May 5, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, at the funeral home. A full obituary will...

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