Marching Band Invitational set for Saturday in Charleston

Marching band invitational

The Nitro High School marching band is among the dozens of bands performing this Saturday at the eighth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship. The all-day event takes place at University of Charleston Stadium, in Charleston.

The eighth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship returns to University of Charleston Stadium on Saturday. The invitational features competition and exhibition performances from high schools and middle schools from around the state. Categories to be judged include music, music effect, general effect, marching, percussion, drum major, color guard, majorettes and twirlers. A Miss Majorette will also be crowned. The invitational begins at 9:30 a.m. and will conclude after 10 p.m. Admission is $8 for adults and $7 for children under 12.

Funerals for Sunday, November 17, 2019

Ellis, Walter - 1 p.m., West Logan Missionary Baptist Church.

Evans, Robert - 2 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Hess, Steven - 6 p.m., Grace Church of the Nazarene, South Charleston.

Holmes, Buddy - 2 p.m., Elizabeth Baptist Church, Charleston.

Jeffrey Jr., Algie - 2 p.m., Stevens Chapel Methodist Church, Lake.

Mace, Elma - 2 p.m., Stump Funeral Home & Cremation Inc., Arnoldsburg.

Meadows II, Richard - 2 p.m., Central Christian Church, Huntington.

Messinger, John - 2 p.m., Davis Funeral Home, Clarksburg.

Reynolds, Gladys - 1 p.m., Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer.

Smith, Rosie - 2 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

Sykes, Teresa - 2 p.m., Winfield Church of the Nazarene.