Thursday, November 21, 2019

CHARLESTON — A Buffalo, West Virginia, man could spend up to two decades in prison after admitting to committing fraud while acting as a contractor.

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Parents Night Out set for Dec. 13 in Winfield

Fred Rogers’ love of his neighbor, in the broadest sense of the term, is his lasting legacy. His welcome inclusion of all kinds of people is summed up in the friendly question posed in the classic Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood theme song: “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?”

WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., will nominate 40 West Virginia students from 16 counties to the U.S. service academies, which include the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and the Merchant Mar…

TEAYS VALLEY — The Putnam County Parks and Recreation Commission Board of Directors has officially announced an appointment of two new co-directors, Ashley Deal and Justin Williams, on November 11.

Putnam Thanksgiving service set for Nov. 21

HURRICANE — A Hurricane man admitted in federal court last week to illegally possessing a firearm during Kanawha County drug deals last year.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

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The second half of this weeks brings a brief warmup before a turn toward wetter/cooler weather.

Did (almost) three hours pass by that quickly? This is a testament to Director James Mangold (“Cop Land,” “Walk the Line,” “The Wolverine”) and his latest hit, “Ford v Ferrari.” Most films today that pass beyond the two-hour mark, seem dreadful and fail to hold the attention of 21st century …

July 4 is always a day of celebration in the United States. It has been so since the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, but there were very few who celebrated the nation’s birth in one small, Pennsylvania town 156 years ago. The year was 1863, the town was Gettysburg and the rea…

HURRICANE — Hurricane’s Harlie Vannatter and Lindsey Phares each signed letters of intent to play softball at Bowling Green and Wisconsin-Green Bay, respectively, on Wednesday afternoon, fully cementing the collegiate journeys of one of the best teams in the history of West Virginia prep athletics.

BARBOURSVILLE — AAA East Central honored local police departments Thursday for their outstanding efforts to increase road safety for all motorists during a ceremony at Fratelli’s Italian Restaurant in Barboursville.

This past summer, I attended the Country Roads Cross Country Camp in Canaan Valley, where one of the camp’s speakers, University of Charleston (UC) cross country and track coach Nick Bias, really caught my eye for his attention to detail for young runners. It was refreshing to hear someone t…

Gov. Jim Justice’s administration has asked state agencies to prepare for a possible $100 million mid-fiscal-year budget cut and get ready for budget cuts for next fiscal year.

The City of Nitro has three new firemen. Timothy Holmes, from left, Allen Jarvis and Chase Petry were sworn in by Nitro Mayor Dave Casebolt during the Nov. 5. 2019, Nitro City Council meeting.

HURRICANE — Mount Vernon Baptist Church, located at 2150 Mount Vernon Road, Hurricane, is serving as one of 5,000 U.S. drop-off locations collecting shoebox gifts for children overseas during Operation Christmas Child’s National Collection Week, Nov. 18-25.

WINFIELD — Bright Futures Learning Services in Winfield hosted a craft fair on Nov. 2 to raise money and awareness for CARES, a newly active 501(c)3 organization with a mission focused around the idea of building the world that should be for West Virginia families facing autism.

CHARLESTON — The 21st biennial West Virginia Juried Exhibition will open at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex in Charleston, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 17. One hundred and one West Virginia artists were selected for the exhibit, which will feature 131 pieces, including painting, drawing,…

Situated on the corner of a street called Sihlstrasse in the busy heart of Zurich, Switzerland’s biggest city, is a restaurant. There are many fine restaurants in this city, which is a major center for the world’s financial and banking systems, but this one is unique. It’s called Haus Hiltl …

WASHINGTON — The Putnam Public Service District in Scott Depot will receive $860,000 to make sewer service improvements needed to support a state-of-the-art service and parts center for high-end commercial and vocational trucks.