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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd beats LA Tech for first C-USA title
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd beats LA Tech for first C-USA title

6 p.m. Update

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When Doc Holliday arrived at Marshall University in December of 2009 as the Thundering Herd’s new football coach, he vowed the team soon would play for championships.


Monongalia County shooter got gun on Facebook

A convicted felon who killed four people in a shooting rampage in Monongalia County on Monday bought the gun from another West Virginian who posted it for sale on Facebook, a federal official said Friday.

Dewayne Haddix, resident agent in charge ...

Charleston ceremony honors Pearl Harbor survivors, casualties
Charleston ceremony honors Pearl Harbor survivors, casualties

Wetzel Sanders was 17 years old when, on July 12, 1941, he enlisted in the United States Army.

“I ran off from home when I joined the Army; when my family found out where I was at, I was at boot camp in Hawaii,” he said.

Five ...

With veto override, GOP-led W.Va. Legislature could trump Tomblin

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As Republicans take control of the West Virginia Legislature for the first time in eight decades, everything they pass will head to Democratic Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin for his approval....

Cougars claim the AAA football crown (photo)
Cougars claim the AAA football crown (photo)

 Herd rallies to win C-USA title

HUNTINGTON -- Rakeem Cato threw a 5-yard pass to Deon-Tay McManus with 1:50 left to give Marshall a 26-23 victory over Louisiana Tech in the Conference USA championship game.

It was the second pass to McManus and Cato’s third TD pass....

5 dead in I-77 crash near Ripley; Kanawha County students involved

Five people are dead after a multi vehicle car-crash in Jackson County Saturday morning, the West Virginia State Police said.

“The preliminary investigation has determined that one adult female and two adult males along with two male...

Review: WVSO sparkles in holiday concert

For many music lovers, the Christmas season comes with a spate of choral concerts, and Charleston is no exception. But perhaps the local holiday season has come to be defined by the annual holiday pops concert by the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra....

 La Tech leads Herd 17-13 at half

HUNTINGTON -- Kenneth Dixon scored on runs of 33 and 30 yards as Louisiana Tech took advantage as the Bulldogs took a 17-13 lead over Marshall at halftime of the Conference USA championship game.

The game sold 23,711 tickets, but there were...

Restaurant recognized for water crisis charity
Restaurant recognized for water crisis charity

For Tim Hopkins, the Jan. 9 chemical leak that contaminated the water for his Elkview restaurant and for hundreds of thousands of residents was more than a disaster — it was an opportunity to take care of his own people.


Funerals for: December 06, 2014

Baldwin, Michael D. 1 p.m., The Bridge of Faith Fellowship Church, Nitro.

Burford, Paul L. 3 p.m., Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Dunbar.

Carte, Jessie D. 2 p.m., Poca Fork Baptist Church, Frame....

Susie Roberts

Susie Louise Roberts, 78, of Charleston, died Fri., Dec. 5, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Dec. 8 at Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek. The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Sun. at the funeral home.

Marguerite Hughes
Marguerite Hughes

Marguerite Mae Hughes, 87, of St. Albans, passed away Thursday, December 4, 2014, at her home.

Surviving are her daughters, Cheryl Pauley (Cecil) of Monroe, Ga., JoAnn McCallister of St. Albans; sisters, Virginia Trapp of Hahira, Ga., Emma Lou...


Symphony chorus director says there’s no place like ‘Home for the Holidays’