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Community briefs for Thursday, April 17

Demo Day at Frances P. Jordon Learning Center, Coonskin Park, will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Callaway, Ping and Taylormade golf clubs will be available to demo.

Community briefs for Thursday, April 17

Demo Day at Frances P. Jordon Learning Center, Coonskin Park, will be from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday. Callaway, Ping and Taylormade golf clubs will be available to demo.

Committee to discuss redistricting city wards

Officials to meet Wednesday, determine whether they can eliminate a ward

Belle man pleads guilty to gun charge

A Kanawha County man who was legally prohibited from owning firearms pleaded guilty Thursday to having more than 80 guns in his home in Belle.

Dorsey Woolwine Jr., 63, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Charleston to being a felon in...

Dunbar man let child wander off, police say

Police arrested a Dunbar man after they said he let a 3-year-old child wander into the roadway Wednesday night.

Joshua Kuhn, 26, was also found to be in possession of three bags of marijuana and several pills, according to a news release issued...

Bulletin board: April 18, 2014

Bird of the Month program

Kanawha State Forest will have a “Who gives a hoot?” program about owls at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at its location. The event will include a night walk as part of the monthly “Bird of the Month”...

One dead in Kanawha County rollover crash

One person died in a single-car rollover crash along U.S. Route 60 near the Kanawha County border, a 911 dispatcher said.

The accident was reported just after 3 p.m. Thursday along U.S. Route 60 near the Kanawha and Putnam county line. Two...

Groundbreaking for Coonskin Park bridge set for May 8

Groundbreaking for the new Coonskin Park bridge over the Elk River is set for May 8 at 10 a.m.

The $6.2 million bridge will connect the end of Coonskin Drive to U.S. 119 in Mink Shoals, and is expected to be complete by October 2015.

Once...

Rebecca Newhouse: Events like Race for the Cure benefit the state

Fee for races can hurt organizations’ ability to help

Groundbreaking set for new Coonskin bridge

State and local officials will have a groundbreaking ceremony for a new bridge into Coonskin Park at 10 a.m. May 8, members of the Kanawha County Parks and Recreation Commission learned Thursday.

Commission member and former state Adj. Gen....

WVEDA purchases Putnam County property

The West Virginia Economic Authority decided Thursday at its monthly meeting to purchase land in Putnam County and fund two new projects.

Members OK’d purchasing land from FLSmidth in the Putnam County Business Park and leasing it back...

Jared Hunt column: W.Va. owed millions for Coldwater site

The West Virginia Economic Development Authority, Wood County Development Authority and United Bank will have millions of dollars on the line in the looming bankruptcy proceedings for soon-to-be defunct retailer Coldwater Creek.

The company has ...

Prep roundup: Oak Hill beats George Washington in softball

Oak Hill pounded out double-digit runs Monday to top host George Washington 19-9.

The Red Devils scored 12 runs in the top of the sixth to pull away from the Patriots. Hannah Johnson hit a home run, a double and drove in four runs while...

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News

Belle man pleads guilty to gun charge
Bulletin board: April 18, 2014
One dead in Kanawha County rollover crash
Groundbreaking set for new Coonskin bridge
WVEDA purchases Putnam County property

Business

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
Scriptures Cafe to open in Kanawha City
Minimum wage bus tour visits city

Opinion

Thursday cartoon
Dan Foster: Looking out for quality, as opposed to quantity, of life
Thomas Guetzloff: Chemical spill may inspire new scientists
Editorial: Pulitzers affirm public service of whistleblowers
READERS VOICE

Sports

Cal’s last stand: State splits DH with Concord
Hickman: Answer Dude applies logic to confusion
Roundup: WVU women land Juco guard
Versatile Phillip signs with WVU
Prep roundup: Catholic tops Valley

Life

W.Va. center floats idea of ‘food hubs’
Learn the art of sushi making at Uncork and Create’s ArtWalk event
On the move: Traveling Library celebrates 80 years in Kanawha County
The ‘eyes’ have it - Club asks for public input into next art purchase
Helping Out: April 16. 2014

A&E

ArtWalk venues and ARTISTS
5 Questions ‘The Vagina Monologues’ returns
A&E events: April 17-23, 2014
Melissa Etheridge at Clay Center Thursday
WVSU stages ‘Little Shop of Horrors’

Outdoors

‘New River Gorge of northern West Virginia’ to become DNR wildlife management area
Height of spring brings year’s best trout fishing
Report details deer farming’s pluses, minuses
‘Mistaken for game’ shootings can be avoided
Shalaway: Coming soon to a garden near you -- hummingbirds

Obituaries

Linda Joyce Woods
Robert F. Gunnoe
Curtis Aaron Adams
William Bradley
Orpha Opal Blevins