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Hickman: 3 surgeries later, Chestnut back in the mix
Hickman: 3 surgeries later, Chestnut back in the mix

MORGANTOWN — For a guy who arrived on campus three years ago with impeccable credentials and playing at a position of great need, Terrell Chestnut has had far too little impact on West Virginia’s defense....

Leggett works his way back from injuries
Leggett works his way back from injuries

HUNTINGTON — Ah, yes, the dreaded high ankle sprain. The bigger, badder brother of the “conventional” ankle sprain, and the robber of football seasons everywhere.

A.J. Leggett fulfilled his quota ...

Prep soccer: GW boys coach Hopper sidelined

Longtime George Washington boys soccer coach Tom Hopper is taking a leave of absence, according to GW athletic director Shawn Wheeler.

Kevin Cushing, who is in his eighth year as an assistant coach under Hopper, has been named the interim head...

Funerals for: August 19, 2014

Belletto, Marion L. 11 a.m., Simons

Bumgarner, Floyd 2 p.m., Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Canterbury, Kenneth 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Harris, Ruby 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain...

Edwin "Peachy" Masinter

Edwin "Peachy" Masinter, 96, formerly of Charleston, died in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 after a short illness.

Born in 1917 in Catlettsburg, Ky., Peachy grew up in Huntington and attended Marshall University. He was an...

John S. Tompkins
John S. Tompkins

John Stephen Tompkins, 49, of Sissonville, passed away at his residence on Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

He was the owner/operator of J&T Contracting. He was a lifelong resident of Charleston. He loved his family, but his grandchildren were his love of ...

George S. Shelhammer
George S. Shelhammer

George Stephen Shelhammer, 58, of Charleston, previously of Clarksburg, the third son of the late Tom Shelhammer and Yolanda Fazzini Shelhammer, went to live with his Lord and Savior on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at home following a long fight with...

Alvin C. Parsons

Alvin C. Parsons, 80, of Navarre, Ohio, formerly of Branchland, died Aug. 16, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at McGhee-Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Edna Marie Harris

Edna Marie Harris, 70, of Barrett, passed away Aug. 16, 2014 after a short battle with cancer.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Elva and Warnie White; brothers, Harold and Ernie White; mother-in-law, Ruby Harris; and a grandson, Joseph...

William J. "Bill" Scott

William J. "Bill" Scott, 65, of Scott Depot, died Aug. 15, 2014. Service will be 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, at the funeral home.

Charles R. Davidson
Charles R. Davidson

Charles Robert "Charlie" Davidson, 91, of South Charleston, died Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, peacefully passing at home; he never fully recovered from injuries received from a past fall.

He was born Jan. 31, 1923, the son of the late Antony Cosby and ...

Eloise Hoffman
Eloise Hoffman

Eloise (Gibson) Hoffman, 92, of Winfield, formerly of Kingwood, went to be with Jesus on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 with loving family by her side.

Eloise was born May 31, 1922 in Grantsville, a daughter of the late Amos and Virginia (Craddock)...


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