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Jackson County school bus rollover injures two

KENNA, W.Va. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a school bus rolled over an embankment Tuesday morning in Jackson County.

Jackson County Sheriff Tony Boggs said the school bus was traveling...

Jackson County school bus rollover injures two

KENNA, W.Va. — Two people were taken to the hospital after a school bus rolled over an embankment Tuesday morning in Jackson County.

Jackson County Sheriff Tony Boggs said the school bus was traveling...

State subsidies make up almost third of MU’s athletic budget, audit finds

West Virginia has two nationally ranked Division I college football teams – but only one is heavily subsidized by the state, a legislative Post Audit report released Tuesday shows.

Using data obtained from the NCAA for the 2012-13 budget...

Chevron’s $20M to improve Pa., W.Va., Ohio workforce

PITTSBURGH — Chevron Corp. is spending $20 million to launch its Appalachia Partnership Initiative, which is meant to improve schools and workforce development in 27 counties in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Northern West Virginia and Eastern Ohio....

Two arrested in slayings of men found in burned-out car

WELCH, W.Va. — West Virginia State Police have arrested two men in connection with the killing of two men whose bodies were found in a burned-out car in McDowell County early Sunday.

The bodies of the...

Shinnston man pleads guilty in infant son’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — A Shinnston man has pleaded guilty to a neglect charge stemming from the suffocation of his 3-month-old son.

News outlets reported that Clovis McCoy Jr., 32, pleaded guilty Monday to child neglect resulting in death....

High pollution levels found near Ohio gas wells

CLEVELAND – A study in a rural Ohio county where oil and gas drilling is booming found air pollution levels near well sites higher than those in downtown Chicago.

A team from the University of Cincinnati and Oregon State University placed ...

Logan man allegedly shot at troopers, is arrested

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — A Logan County man is behind bars after allegedly opening fire on state troopers on Monday.

West Virginia State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the Logan...

A Hero’s Salute! fundraiser to be held Saturday

Classic Beauties presents A Hero’s Salute!, a World War II-themed veterans’ fundraiser for West Virginia’s heroes from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Executive Air Hanger, Yeager Airport.

Entertainment will feature Theresa ...

Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community
Raising breast cancer awareness in the African American community

October, as most of us realize, is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. However, many people don’t know the special challenges of combating this disease in the African American community. The local graduate chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority aims...

Bulletin Board: Oct. 22, 2014

Library audit committee

The Ad Hoc Audit Committee of the board of directors of the Kanawha County Public Library system will meet at 4 p.m. Thursday in the boardroom on the fourth floor of the Main Library, 123 Capitol St., to review and score...

Va. troupe brings intimate version of “Hamlet” to Charleston

This Friday, Charleston will host a performance of “Hamlet” presented the way Shakespeare himself would have wanted it to be seen, play organizers say.

Virginia’s American Shakespeare Center will present...

W.Va. prisoner sentenced for inmate assault

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A federal prisoner will spend nearly 23 years of additional time behind bars for attacking another inmate.

John David Pinke was convicted of attempted murder and conspiracy in August in federal court in Clarksburg....

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