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Shinnston couple charged in infant’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Shinnston woman and her husband are charged in what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son.

The Exponent Telegram reports that 27-year-old Traci Brooke Moore McCoy and...

Shinnston couple charged in infant’s death

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – A Shinnston woman and her husband are charged in what authorities are calling the unintentional suffocation of her 3-month-old son.

The Exponent Telegram reports that 27-year-old Traci Brooke Moore McCoy and 32-year-...

Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.

Wild turkeys can’t thrive without proper habitat.

Fortunately for the wily birds, West Virginia has people who are dedicated to creating and maintaining areas of prime turkey habitat, and they’re...

Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine

One consistent feature of West Virginia’s Archery in the Schools tournament is that it generates “feel-good” stories.

This year’s tourney spun off several make-you-smile storylines, not the least of which was the...

Outdoors Calendar — April 20

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Evelyn R. Smith: This is my beloved son...

It is Easter time, and all of the old, familiar stories will be told and retold. Just as at the Noel, the memories grow more precious each year. One account we’ll hear again is the rending of the temple veil at the death of our Lord on the...

 Tamarack manager plans to retire

The general manager of Tamarack, the country's first retail center for juried handcrafted items, will retire in June.

Cheryl Hartley has worked for Tamarack for 14 years, and will continue to serve on the boards of the West Virginia...

Old Dominion helps develop evacuation model for disasters

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – It took nine hours to get most of the people to the interstate across the river when the zombies closed in on Charleston, W.Va.

If a major road had been rendered impassable (as has been known to happen in such...

Rockefeller to speak at W.Va. Wesleyan forum

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – Retiring U.S. Sen. Jay Rockefeller will discuss his five decades of public service at a public forum at West Virginia Wesleyan College.

The event is set for 2 p.m. Tuesday at the college’s Virginia Thomas law...

Craig H. Jacobs
Craig H. Jacobs

Craig Hampton Jacobs, 61, of Scott Depot, passed away Sunday, April 13, 2014, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston.Born Sept. 7, 1952, in Charleston, Craig was a son of the late Robert Eugene and Verna May Martin...

Elizabeth Persinger

Elizabeth Persinger Chadek, 58, of Martinsburg, formerly of Charleston, died Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Elizabeth was born in Charleston on Oct. 3, 1955. She was the fourth child of Meredith T....

Putnam Farmers market open more days this year

Ryan Quinn

Staff Writer

The Putnam County Farmers’ Market, now in its fifth year, is adding days this summer.

President Chrissy Foster said the market, located at the Hurricane City Park entrance, will now be open 4-7 p.m....

Guard found dead at Kanawha County coal mine

A security guard died early Friday morning at a coal mine in eastern Kanawha County, officials with the state Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management said.

The man, whose name has not yet been released, was found, “face...

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News

Shinnston couple charged in infant’s death
 Tamarack manager plans to retire
Old Dominion helps develop evacuation model for disasters
Rockefeller to speak at W.Va. Wesleyan forum
Putnam Farmers market open more days this year

Business

James River Coal wants to auction off business
Rockefeller, state officials look for Poca warehouse solution
Farm-to-table food trend spurring business opportunities in the Mountain State
Dutch Miller buys South Charleston auto dealership
Frontier, CWA extend contract a fourth time

Opinion

James D. Felsen: Medicare data release a political sham
Vent line: April 19, 2014
Editorial: Bloomberg’s courageous crusade
Readers’ Voice: April 19, 2014
Charleston Daily Mail: Hats off, April 19, 2014

Sports

Reigning AAA state champion Hurricane used to getting opponents’ best shot
Defense steps up in second scrimmage
Roundup: Power rained out at Kannapolis; MU baseball tops WVU Tech
Prep softball linescores, schedle — Apr. 18
Prep baseball linescores, schedule — Apr. 18

Life

Rescuing hope: Murder victim’s son copes by joining search group
W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’
WV Design Team: To market, to market
Learn the art of sushi making at Uncork and Create’s ArtWalk event
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County

A&E

Things to do Saturday, April 19, 2014
First Teen Idol semifinalists chosen
‘Ragnarok Odyssey ACE’ Lacks Substance
Review: Etheridge brings raw intensity to Clay Center
ArtWalk venues and ARTISTS

Outdoors

Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20
Boaters warned of restricted areas in W.Va. rivers
Grant pays for Boy Scouts’ surface mine reforestation at Summit Bechtel

Obituaries

Craig H. Jacobs
Elizabeth Persinger
Richard G. Walker
William R. Martin
Freda J. Coy