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WVU FOOTBALL: Kansas State walk-ons make an impression
WVU FOOTBALL: Kansas State walk-ons make an impression

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The topic is irresistible as it relates to Kansas State football because it personifies everything the program has come to represent under its iconic head coach.

In his 23 seasons in charge of the Wildcats, Bill...

Wreck closes I-77 in Jackson County

Interstate 77 southbound was shut down near the 137 mile marker in Jackson County for a time Monday evening after a tractor-trailer overturned, a dispatcher said.

The incident happened around 8:30 p.m. The truck was the only vehicle involved in ...

Roundup: Concord duo takes MEC honors

Notre Dame’s Ray Russ and Concord’s Darryl Johnson and Tiko Henderson earned Mountain East Conference football player of the week honors.

Russ, a senior quarterback, earned offensive player of the week for the third time this...

Dave Hickman: Quite a schedule for WVU

MORGANTOWN — Cleaning out a crowded notebook and a cluttered mind:

West Virginia plays No. 12 Kansas State Thursday night at Mountaineer Field.

It is the fifth WVU opponent this season ranked among the...

Council could change sick leave accrual citywide

Three bills introduced at Monday’s Charleston City Council meeting would change sick leave and overtime for city employees.

Under the proposed ordinances, Charleston city employees, including firefighters and police officers, would gather ...

K-State QB dangerous, like Klein
K-State QB dangerous, like Klein

MORGANTOWN — No one will ever confuse Jake Waters with Kansas State’s last high-profile quarterback.

At just 6-foot-1 and 210 pounds, he’s not exactly Optimus Klein.

There are, however,...

Herd’s Johnson just misses 200-yard mark again
Herd’s Johnson just misses 200-yard mark again

HUNTINGTON — When telling the “Rags to Rockhead” story of Devon Johnson, it seems incomplete that he has but one 200-yard rushing game to describe.

But as Marshall’s offensive linemen will ...

Unbeaten WVU Tech visits Herd tonight
Unbeaten WVU Tech visits Herd tonight

HUNTINGTON — It’s not easy for a mid-major college basketball program to fill out a home schedule, and it’s really not easy for an NAIA independent to fill a complete schedule and keep travel costs...

Putnam school board won’t lift ban on alumni games at facilities

WINFIELD – Putnam County school board members have finally given alumni an emphatic answer on whether they’ll allow them to host games at school facilities: no.

After a small group of graduates brought up the issue at two...

Dunbar plans TNR ordinance for feral cats

The city of Dunbar plans to enact a trap-neuter-return ordinance to control the feral cat problem facing residents, Mayor Terry Greenlee said at a City Council meeting Monday.

Council floor was opened to a question-and-answer session in which...

St. Albans schedules vote for fire levy

St. Albans City Council has ordered a special election to be held Feb. 7, 2015 on the reauthorization of a multi-million dollar five-year levy for the city’s fire department.

At Monday’s meeting, Council adopted an ordinance to...

Dunbar man gets life sentence for killing woman
Dunbar man gets life sentence for killing woman

A Dunbar man apologized to the family of the woman he killed after pleading guilty to first-degree murder on Monday.

Bobby Kanode Jr., 56, was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for the death of Tonya Payne earlier this...

Ad cuts hurting business, rafting outfitters say
Ad cuts hurting business, rafting outfitters say

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Whitewater rafting in Southern West Virginia has been in a free-fall in recent years, dropping from more than 225,000 rafters on the New and Gauley rivers in 2000 to fewer than 100,000 this year, industry representatives...


Second round of ACA health care sign-ups begin
Used books and expanded beer selection coming to Taylor Books

Small bar will showcase beers from Charleston Brewing Company