KINGWOOD — The Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy, a military-like school about 45 minutes southeast of Morgantown, allows students to earn their high school diplomas within roughly five months. During that time, they live at the school almost exclusively.

It’s been more than five years since thousands of gallons of chemicals spilled into the Elk River, contaminating the water supply for more than 300,000 Kanawha Valley residents. On Saturday, water advocates gathered at Haddad Riverfront Park to remember the crisis, pay tribute to West Virgin…

27th Nugen Family Reunion: June 29 on the historic Nugen Farm. Bring a covered dish and auction item. Nugen Family Books will be sold at discounted price. Directions: from the Intersection of W.Va. 16 and Route 19 in Fayetteville; take W.Va. 16 north for 4.3 miles; turn left on Fayette Count…

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Lawyers suing over the toll of opioids asked a judge Friday to allow a structure for all 25,000 municipal and county governments in the United States to be paid — if a settlement can be reached with companies that make and distribute powerful prescription painkillers.

In a state where President Donald Trump’s name is gold, Republican leaders are fighting in a public and caustic way over who’s his best friend.

A request to transfer an inmate from one regional jail to another on Friday turned into a debate about the constitutionality of the West Virginia Division of Corrections and Rehabilitation having sole authority to determine when and where inmates are transferred before they stand trial.

HUNTINGTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey joined a coalition of 44 attorneys general in reaching a $168 million settlement with a loan company linked to ITT Tech, a now-bankrupt, for-profit college, the Attorney General’s Office announced in a news release Friday.

Funerals for Monday, June 17, 2019

Baker, Peggy - 11 a.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Goff, Joyce - 1 p.m., Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Kirby, Helen - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Kizer, Ernest - 1 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Leach, Robert - 5 p.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Sheets, Jonathan - 2 p.m., O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Sturm, John - 11 a.m., Simpson Creek Baptist Church, Bridgeport.

Suttle, James - 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Chapel, Rainelle. ements.

Wood, E.C. - 1 p.m., Humphrey's Memorial United Methodist Church, Sissonville.

Woodall, Kennedy - 11 a.m., Forest Hills Cemetery, Flatrock.