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Pub where Harpers Ferry fire started was missing money, official says

The early morning fire that devastated the shopping district of historic Harpers Ferry last month started on the rear deck behind a pub that was found to be missing money, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Military...

Pub where Harpers Ferry fire started was missing money, official says

The early morning fire that devastated the shopping district of historic Harpers Ferry last month started on the rear deck behind a pub that was found to be missing money, according to a news release from the West Virginia Department of Military...

Fayette schools officials to request $50M for new schools

HICO — Fayette County officials will ask the state for more than $50 million to build two new schools, which, if constructed, will be the start a multi-phase reconfiguration of the beleaguered school...

Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons
Mitch Vingle: WVU, Baylor, Big 12 and learning lessons

WVU athletic director Shane Lyons spent Monday and Tuesday of this week at Big 12 meetings in New Orleans.

The league has a partnership with the Sugar Bowl, which hosted a dinner, and it was a good time for the ADs to get their heads together....

WVU cornerbacks, receivers learn from one another in practice

MORGANTOWN — Only during practice plays are West Virginia’s cornerbacks and receivers enemies. Any other time they are together, teammates trying to help one another get better.

Junior cornerback Daryl ...

Offensive line depth a plus for Marshall

HUNTINGTON — The one thing about Alex Mirabal’s offensive line: He likes to pick his starting five and “let them eat.” With that philosophy, Marshall’s reserves will stay on the sidelines ...

UC to continue using multiple quarterbacks

There is at least one football cliché to which University of Charleston coach Pat Kirkland does not subscribe.

It’s said that if you have two quarterbacks, you don’t have one. For the Golden Eagles, if they have two...

West Virginia Power sets potential home playoff date

The West Virginia Power, which held a nine-game lead in the South Atlantic League Northern Division heading into Thursday’s games, has set its potential playoff opener at Appalachian Power Park.

If the Power wins the second-half title, it ...

George Washington opens prep football season at Parkersburg

George Washington’s string of seven consecutive Class AAA playoff appearances wasn’t undone in one 2014 night, but there was one that seemed to spell doom for the streak over others.

The Patriots (5-5 in 2014) dropped a 27-24...

Barbour County teacher describes hostage incident in classroom
Barbour County teacher describes hostage incident in classroom

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and drew a gun Tuesday.

“I knew if I lost my composure, this is...

Making songs from down on Big Ugly Creek
Making songs from down on Big Ugly Creek

As Michael Tierney bounded up onto a stage at the Charleston Civic Center he pointed to his t-shirt and uttered a line sure to win titters from the large crowd assembled in front of him,

“If you can’t tell, I’m a Big Ugly...

Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday
Foodland owner celebrates 90th birthday

Surrounded by friends, fellow businessmen and employees, Ameen “Joe” Joseph sat at a table draped in blue and yellow tablecloths, a stack of pastel envelopes, many labeled “Mr. Joe,” in front of him.

Thursday was...

Man sentenced after posing as brother during arrest

A St. Albans man was sent to jail Thursday for identity theft after admitting that he pretended to be his brother after police found marijuana at his apartment.

Knanh Nguyen, 32, had his brother’s driver’s license when they...

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