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Wayne visits Sissonville for Class AA showdown

Plenty has transpired in the world of Kanawha Valley prep football since a game featuring two Class AA teams highlighted the Friday night schedule.

There have been two state championships won (both by South Charleston), three Kennedy awards...

Frohnapfel came up big for Herd in opener
Frohnapfel came up big for Herd in opener

HUNTINGTON — When Marshall tight end Eric Frohnapfel caught a touchdown pass despite essentially wearing a defender last weekend, he impressed coaches and teammates alike.

Then again, that’s what is...

Mitch Vingle: Big 12, WVU, MU notes
Mitch Vingle: Big 12, WVU, MU notes

Ye olde notebook:

n In my Wednesday column we dealt with the strength of college football schedules as they relate to the current playoff era.

Well, the topic of conference strength will also be big as we...

MOUNTAINEER GAMEDAY: Mitch’s matchups, WVU vs. Towson

Prediction: WVU, 48-21 ... This will be a Tiger beat down.

WVU’s Wellman drawing comparisons to Schmitt

MORGANTOWN — Elijah Wellman has played just one game — and really only a handful of snaps in that game — as a West Virginia fullback, but already he seems on the verge of something big.


Funerals for: September 05, 2014

Canterbury, Vivian C. 11 a.m., Hafer Funeral Home Chapel, Elkview.

Collins, Anita F. 2 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

Dalton, Landville 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services,...

Erma Eads Smith
Erma Eads Smith

Erma Eads Smith, 102, of Hansford, died Sept. 3, 2014 at Montgomery General Hospital from a short illness. She was born Aug. 21, 1912 in Kimberly and she was the daughter of the late Bert and Bertha Eads. She was also preceded in death by her husband, ...

Carness Bragg Jr.
Carness Bragg Jr.

Carness Bragg Jr., 66, of Leewood, died Sept. 4, 2014 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted husband and father who was faithful to the Acme Pentecostal Church. He was a avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was...

Ruby Jean Kidd
Ruby Jean Kidd

Ruby Jean Kidd of Cross Lanes passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 following a long illness.

Ruby was born Jan. 2, 1937 in Kanawha County, the daughter of Arnold and Frances Saunders. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Cecil...

Nelson "Pete" Canterbury
Nelson "Pete" Canterbury

Nelson "Pete" Howard Canterbury, 85, of Frame, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

Pete was a member of Teamsters Local No. 175 and retired from Carolina Freight in 1985. He was a Christian. He was a lifelong farmer and was an avid hunter and...

Lucille Skaff

Lucille Skaff, 92, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Funeral service will be 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at St. George Orthodox Cathedral with visitation two hours prior to the service at the church. Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. ...

Tella M. Morris Blake

Tella Mae Morris Blake of Mount Nebo died Sept. 4, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at the funeral home.

Tammy R. Ferrebee

Tammy Renee Ferrebee, 27, of Wallback, went to live with the angels on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.

Born Sept. 10, 1986 in Charleston, she was the daughter of Marilyn Johnson of Charleston and Tim...


Optimism abounds as volleyball season begins this week
Tax forms could pose challenge for enrollees of