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AAA: Martinsburg overcomes Yates, Point Pleasant
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AAA: Martinsburg overcomes Yates, Point Pleasant

MARTINSBURG — About the only thing tougher for Point Pleasant than quarterback Aden Yates was trying to stop Martinsburg’s big-play offense.

In the end, Yates’ guts and heart kept the Big Blacks...

MU’s dream season still alive after narrow win over UAB
MU’s dream season still alive after narrow win over UAB

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — On the 17th play of what could have been a bubble-bursting drive, Marshall’s defense finally earned a rest.

A long, joyful rest.

The Thundering Herd took the lead with a...

W.Va. business leaders help battle human trafficking
W.Va. business leaders help battle human trafficking

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. — While statistics about human trafficking in West Virginia can be a little difficult to find, there are professionals in the state — as well as others who visit here — who deal with this type of crime and are...

Fashion statements on recycling (photos)
Fashion statements on recycling (photos)

Pining for Christmas (photo)
Pining for Christmas (photo)

Abuse complaints piled up against Harrison County school

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A former Harrison County boarding school for troubled youth was named in more than a dozen complaints of abuse and mistreatment over the past five years, one involving a student who...

Will “Normal Barbie” find a “Normal Ken”?

Now that a “Normal Barbie” doll has debuted, featuring realistic body dimensions with optional stretch marks and acne patch accessories, Barbie’s buff BFF Ken must be getting pretty nervous.

Proportions for the new Lammily...

 Herd survives UAB, 23-18

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., -- Marshall's defense not only scored the go-ahead touchdown, but got the game-winning stop at its 11-yard line as it survived with a 23-18 win over Alabama-Birmingham.

Jermaine Holmes was credited with the stop on a direct...

Jones, Rozier lead Louisville past Marshall 85-67
Jones, Rozier lead Louisville past Marshall 85-67

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Chris Jones scored 18 points and backcourt mate Terry Rozier added 17 as No. 7 Louisville overcame poor shooting to beat Marshall 85-67 Friday night.

Forward Wayne Blackshear had 16...

Funerals for: November 22, 2014

Belcher, James 3 p.m., Lovers Leap Baptist Church, Ansted.

Bostic, Sandra K. 1 p.m., Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union.

Calhoun, Jamaal A. Noon, Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel, Beckley....

William Wiggins

William "Big Apple" Wiggins, 86, of Dunbar, died Nov. 20, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Tues., Nov. 25, at First Baptist Church, 432 Shrewsbury St., Charleston. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Preston Funeral Home is in...

Arla Mae Smarr

Arla Mae Smarr, 84, of Elkview, died Nov. 19, 2014. Per Arla's wishes, there will be no service.

Freddie Hager

Freddie Hager, 72, of Hamlin, died Nov. 21, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 23, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin with visitation one hour prior to the service. Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin is handling arrangements.

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