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Hurricane mayor angry with bridge funding vote

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Mayor Scott Edwards says Putnam County Commission President Steve Andes “boldfaced lied” to him about supporting funding for a new bridge.

“It’s one of the...

Hurricane mayor angry with bridge funding vote

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Mayor Scott Edwards says Putnam County Commission President Steve Andes “boldfaced lied” to him about supporting funding for a new bridge.

“It’s one of the ...

GW, Paul Blazer extend football series through ’16

George Washington and Paul Blazer (Ashland, Ky.) have signed a two-year extension on their football contract that carries the series through 2016.

The Patriots and Tomcats, who play Friday at GW, have met every year since 2011.

MU football: Allen switched to CB

HUNTINGTON — With the outside receiver spots suddenly considered deep and the cornerback position not as much, Marshall coaches shifted Rodney Allen from cornerback to wide receiver.

The 5-foot-11, 175-pound...

St. Albans officials hear of flooding troubles

As heavy rain fell in St. Albans, several residents of a particularly flood-prone part of town asked for help from Mayor Dick Callaway and City Council members Tuesday evening.

Gary Hager, of Monmouth Street, said he had been dealing with...

Rhode Island presents another mystery
Rhode Island presents another mystery

HUNTINGTON — For the second week in a row, Marshall coaches had to watch clips from lots and lots of games, a product of watching many teams.

For the second week in a row, the Thundering Herd faces a new team...

Mitch Vingle: Luck, Hamrick looking to put schedules on ‘roids

If you’ve been closely following college football this season, you’ve probably noticed the attention being paid to nonconference schedules.

In just one weekend of ball, the talk has already started to resemble that of college...

Holgorsen wants no let-up vs. Towson
Holgorsen wants no let-up vs. Towson

MORGANTOWN — Aside from buying into the coaching cliché that the most important game of the season is always the next one, there really isn’t anything special about West...

Dunbar employees to get raises; new municipal judge appointed

Some Dunbar city employees are getting raises. The City Council on Tuesday passed an ordinance granting pay raises to city employees effective retroactively to Aug. 31.

The $.25 per hour raise for hourly employees — excluding firefighters,...

Area roundup

Tyler Corbin netted two goals as Cross Lanes Christian blanked visiting Ohio Valley Christian 5-0 Tuesday evening in boys soccer.

Ian George, Jon Geis and Casey Legg each scored for Cross Lanes (1-0-1). Keeper Marshall Hood picked up seven saves ...

Charleston council passes delayed-demolition bill

More of Charleston’s historic buildings could be spared from demolition after the City Council passed Tuesday evening a delayed-demolition ordinance.

The bill originated with the Strong Neighborhoods Task Force and outlines three levels...

Prospects applaud effort vs. ’Bama

After Saturday’s loss to Alabama, West Virginia coach Dana Holgorsen said that his players were disappointed, but had their heads high after a strong performance. Still, he was clear that none of his players were going around looking for...

Nitro Council forms World War I museum committee

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Nitro City Council appointed a committee to study the feasibility of establishing a World War I memorial museum.

The committee is made up of Councilman John Montgomery, Councilwoman Rita Cox, Mayor Dave Casebolt, ...

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