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For a second day, snow keeps many W.Va. offices closed

Heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures closed school in all 55 of West Virginia’s counties Tuesday, and county courthouses, businesses and agencies across the region have experienced problems caused by winter weather.

Charleston received...

For a second day, snow keeps many W.Va. offices closed

Heavy snowfall and frigid temperatures closed school in all 55 of West Virginia’s counties Tuesday, and county courthouses, businesses and agencies across the region have experienced problems caused by winter weather.

Charleston received...

Update: Fire still burning at train derailment site

The fire from Monday’s derailment of a train carrying crude oil in Fayette County continued to burn Tuesday morning, and emergency shelters for hundreds of people who had to evacuate after the derailment remained open.

The CSX train,...

Storm closes schools, courts across West Virginia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Public school students across West Virginia are getting a day off because of a winter storm.

The state Department of Education’s website shows schools in all 55 counties are closed today.

The West...

Wetzel County school board to accept chief’s resignation

NEW MARTINSVILLE, W.Va. – The Wetzel County Board of Education is set to accept the resignation of the county schools superintendent, who was arrested in Charleston in a police prostitution sting.

The meeting is scheduled for tonight in...

Missing Fayette County man found dead, police investigating

JODIE, W.Va. – Police are investigating the death of a Fayette County man whose body was near a coal mine entrance.

Fayette County Sheriff Kessler says 51-year-old Ira Albert Truman’s death could be weather related but...

WVU stuns No. 8 Kansas at the buzzer, 62-61
WVU stuns No. 8 Kansas at the buzzer, 62-61

MORGANTOWN — Juwan Staten insists that what he managed to do at the end of West Virginia’s game with No. 8 Kansas Monday night was exactly as it was drawn on Bob Huggins’ whiteboard.

If so,...

Mitch Vingle: Staten goes ‘Edney’ to lift Mountaineers over Kansas
Mitch Vingle: Staten goes ‘Edney’ to lift Mountaineers over Kansas

MORGANTOWN — The crowd was down at Monday’s Kansas-WVU basketball game because of snowstorm Octavia.

But those present sure were up after Juwan Staten blew through the Coliseum.

Staten’s...

Funerals for: February 17, 2015

Allen, Amanda D. 1 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Chapman, Betty L. 1 p.m., Broyles

Cremeans, Donald E. 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Dean, Kevin A. 1 p.m., New Covenant...

Clarence Basham Jr.

Clarence Dennis Basham Jr., 76, of St. Albans, passed away peacefully Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015.

He was born Nov. 8, 1939 in Chelyan, the son of Clarence and Minnie Basham. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, CD, and...

Robert E. Bauer

Robert E. Bauer, 32, of Reedy, died Feb. 16, 2015. Service will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 21, at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Friends may call from 1 to 3 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at the funeral home.

Shelia G. Williams

Shelia G. Williams, 77, of Mount Hope, died Feb. 14, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 20, at Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Donald E. Cremeans

Due to inclement weather, the family of Donald E. Cremeans will be receiving friends and family for visitation from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, followed by funeral service at 2 p.m.

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