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MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd tries to rebound with C-USA title game on horizon
MARSHALL FOOTBALL: Herd tries to rebound with C-USA title game on horizon

MU hosts Louisiana Tech for Conference USA title on Saturday

Council members drawn together by redistricting

Six of Charleston’s City Council ward representatives would have to compete against an incumbent in this spring’s general election, if they choose to run again.

In June, City Council agreed to redistrict the city and change the...

10 years after battle in Iraq, W.Va. man receives Silver Star
10 years after battle in Iraq, W.Va. man receives Silver Star

On Easter Sunday 10 years ago, Army Capt. James L. McCormick was part of a unit defending Baghdad International Airport when, at noon, enemy insurgents attacked his camp.

McCormick, now retired from the Army and living in New Haven in Mason...

Herd to host C-USA title game

The road to Conference USA football supremacy runs through Marshall, as Joan C. Edwards Stadium has been named the site of Saturday’s championship game.

The Thundering Herd (11-1 overall, 7-1 C-USA), East Division champion for the second...

Dillard sparks UC men to victory
Dillard sparks UC men to victory

Upon his arrival at the University of Charleston earlier this year, Vince Dillard was much like hundreds of other former Division I basketball players who transfer to lower levels in search of something different.

After playing for the...

Kanawha deputy crashes cruiser into townhouse

A Kanawha County sheriff’s deputy crashed his or her cruiser into a townhouse Sunday night, injuring the deputy and a resident, sheriff’s office spokesman Cpl. Brian Humphreys said.

Humphreys said the deputy, whom he declined to...

Doug Smock: Herd defense burned by MU-like offense

I DO NOT rise in defense of Marshall’s defense. There isn’t much of a defense.

No, there are a few reasons why that defense sprung a gusher against Western Kentucky, losing 67-66 in overtime. I mean, 713 total yards and 59 points...

Holgorsen downplays talk of QB controversy
Holgorsen downplays talk of QB controversy

MORGANTOWN — Dana Holgorsen was quick to attempt to put to rest any hint of a quarterback controversy Saturday following West Virginia’s regular-season finale at Iowa State.

After all, he has a month...

Herd begins difficult stretch tonight vs. South Carolina

Whether Marshall is ready to enter the beefiest segment of its early schedule is debatable, but this much is certain: The Thundering Herd gets not one, but two rare opportunities against a “power conference” team in its building....

Norman Chad: Florida State, UNC embarrassments to higher education

We already know that the new College Football Playoff to crown a national champion is rigged. (I said as much last month — I believe my exact words were, “The new system IS RIGGED.”) But no one much cares about that because...

Charleston Police announce Dec. 1 child safety seat checkpoint

Charleston Police officers will be conducting a child safety seat checkpoint from noon to 2 p.m. today at the Clay County Health Department at 452 Main St., Clay.

The West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program and Mobile Life...

Berkeley roundhouse authority settles debt lawsuit

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. – The Berkeley County Roundhouse Authority and a bank have agreed to settle a lawsuit over an old debt.

North Carolina-based BB&T had sought a $347,675 judgment against the authority.

The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown,...

Civil War soldiers buried as Confederate may actually be Union
Civil War soldiers buried as Confederate may actually be Union

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Towering over rows of neatly arranged headstones at Columbus Confederate Cemetery, a tarnished bronze statue of a Southern soldier stands watch atop a granite archway on which the word...

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