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Articles from November 2, 2016

2014 WATER CRISIS ; How Might the MCHM Deal Affect You?
Late Monday afternoon, U.S. District Judge John Copenhaver made public the "term sheets in tentative class-action settlements with West Virginia American Water Co. and Eastman Chemical Co. The aim is to resolve litigation over the role the companies...
50 Firefighters from 13 Departments Battle Blaze at Wood Mill in Braxton
HEATERS - A fire in the upper level of the Weyerhaeuser wood mill in Heaters, near Flatwoods in Braxton County, caused substantial damage to the building Tuesday and sent one contractor to an area hospital for minor injuries, according to a Braxton County dispatcher....
AARP WV Produces Video Voter Guide ; Video Features Gubernatorial
AARP West Virginia has released its 2016 Video Voter Guide, featuring exclusive, one-on-one interviews with gubernatorial candidates Senate President Bill Cole (R) and Jim Justice (D), answering key questions on how they would improve the lives of family...
A Cut Above: Texas Roadhouse Meat Cutters Come to Town
A group of 24 meat cutters from Texas Roadhouse locations in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Kentucky will go head-to-head Thursday to see who can best slice on the ice. Texas Roadhouse will host the first round of its annual National Meat Cutting Challenge in...
AREA ROUNDUP ; WVU Women's Soccer Team Begins Big 12 Tournament vs. Texas Tech
The No. 1-ranked West Virginia University women's soccer team opens the Big 12 soccer tournament againt No. 8 Texas Tech at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday in Kansas City, Missouri. The match will be streamed live at Big12Sports.com. WVU (16-1-1 overall, 8-0 Big...
Bionic Spinach Plants Can Sniff out Bombs
MIT researchers have engineered a bionic plant that can detect explosives and send a warning signal - without wires! - to scientists nearby. Talk about spinach as superfood, Popeye!In a new paper in the journal Nature Materials, the scientists explain...
Border Walls between Counties Are Bad for Wildlife
In 1996, Botswana erected an 83-mile fence along its border with Namibia. The goal was to protect domestic cattle from the highly contagious foot-and-mouth disease. Within a year, though, the barrier had snared five giraffes, one elephant, several antelopes and...
BOYS SOCCER - STATE TOURNAMENT ; Nitro's Boys Team Is New Face among State Title Contenders
For the most part, the Kanawha Valley will be well-represented by the perennial bluebloods of prep soccer at the state tournament in Beckley, which begin Friday. But there is one exception.If there is a set of fresh faces to root for from the immediate area,...
Bulletin Board
International sororityCharleston City Council of Beta Sigma Phi International Sorority will meet at 6:45 p.m. for the board meeting and 7 p.m. for the business meeting Thursday at the South Charleston Municipal Court Building. President Rhonda Ashworth...
Bulletin Board
Painting Class: The Kanawha City Community Center, 3511 Venable Ave., Charleston, will offer a painting class at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 12. This class will be open to any and all age groups at any level, beginner to expert. Supplies will be provided....
Bulletin Board
Small Business Planning Workshop: Whitney P. Stricklin, CFP of Financial Resources & Consulting, and Katie Cobbs of Gibbons & Kawash will be conducting a small business planning fundamentals workshop on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 4 to 6 p.m. in the conference room...
Calendar
Wednesday, Nov. 2Milton Library Storytime: The Milton Branch Library, 1140 Smith St., Milton, will host a storytime program from 10 to 11 a.m. Storytime includes music, crafts, stories and other activities for ages 3 to 5. For more information, call...
Cardinal Seeks to Keep Lid on Shipments
Drug giant Cardinal Health says a recent agreement with West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey's office blocks a judge from unsealing court documents that include details about the company's prescription painkiller shipments to alleged "pill...
CHRISTIAN'S SPORTS BEAT ; Two Fields of Dreams
I enjoy playing various sports. While cross-country and track rank number one with me, I also enjoy playing soccer, so I understand that it takes time to try to do everything I like to do, while also keeping my grades up. This brings me to what Chase...
Clendenin Boxing Club Battles in Pair of Bouts
The Elk River Boxing Club and Elk River MMA were back in action on Oct. 8 in their home base of Clendenin and in Raleigh County. While Elk River MMA members traveled to Beckley to participate in Ruckus in the Cage, the Elk River Boxing Club sponsored...
Clinton, Trump Warn of Dire Days If Opponent Wins White House
DADE CITY, Fla. - Donald Trump could draw the United States into nuclear war, Hillary Clinton warns. Clinton would plunge the country into a constitutional crisis, he says. As the caustic presidential race lurches toward the finish line, each candidate...
College Football
All times EasternStandings, schedulesBIG 12 CONFERENCEConf. OverallW L PF PA W L PF PAOklahoma 5 0 257 165 6 2 363 260Okla. State 4 1 192 137 6 2 325 212Baylor 3 1 163 108 6 1 296 138W. Virginia 3 1 119 80 6 1 218 144Kansas State 3 2 132 140 5 3 247...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL - HEISMAN WATCH ; Louisville's Jackson Avoids Spotlight off the Field
Lamar Jackson tends to steer clear of the mall these days.Never much for being the center of attention, at least off the field, Louisville's star quarterback and Heisman Trophy front- runner says he has been laying even lower than usual because when...
COLLEGE FOOTBALL ; Texas A&M Surprise Fourth in First CFP Rankings
Texas A&M was ranked fourth behind Alabama, Clemson and Michigan in the season's first College Football Playoff rankings. The Aggies (7-1) surprisingly were a spot ahead of unbeaten Washington on Tuesday in the first of six selection committee rankings....
Company Submits Low Bid for Hobet Highway
A Kentucky highway construction company is the apparent low bidder for a state Division of Highways contract for a 2.6-mile access road to the proposed Rock Creek Development Park in Boone County. Bizzack Construction LLC of Lexington, Kentucky, bid $57,799,999...
CROSSINGS MALL CLOSURE ; Kanawha Advances on Lawsuit; County Commission Cites Public Nuisance Ordinance
The Kanawha County Commission voted Tuesday to begin the process of filing a lawsuit against the owner of the Crossings Mall, in Elkview, as the shopping center remains inaccessible because the June floods washed out a culvert bridge. Commissioners...
Cross Lanes United Methodist Women Craft Day Celebrates 25th Anniversary ; Women's Club Health Fair Part of Nov. 5 Event
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188Unique craft and gift items, good food and health checkups are part of this Saturday's Cross Lanes United Methodist Women Craft Day, which is in its 25th year at Cross Lanes United Methodist Church on Frontier Drive....
Elections Corrupted by Dark Money
In 1774, John Adams said, "Representative government and trial by jury are the heart and lungs of liberty. Without them we have no other fortification against being ridden like horses, fleeced like sheep, worked like cattle and fed and clothed like swine...
Food Fight ; W.Va. Woman to Compete in World Food Championships
MORGANTOWN - Sherry Kozlowski might not have a professional culinary team or years of experience in the competitive kitchen, but she has one thing she hopes will help her come out on top at the World Food Championships next week: recipes she believes...
FROM EAST TO WEST ; Facility Expands to West Side, Renamed Charleston Family Resource Center
The East End Family Resource Center has expanded across town, and will now provide educational activities for parents and children, as well as offer diapers, clothes, hot meals and snacks for kids, on the West Side of Charleston. Representatives of...
FROM THE KITCHEN ; These Pie-O-Rama Recipes Use Cool Whip - No, Really, It's OK
I haven't given many recipes that call for non-dairy whipped topping, most popularly known as Cool Whip. So today, looking toward Thanksgiving and the possibility you might like a new pie recipe, I'm beginning a pie-o-rama. The first pies are made with Cool...
Graziano's Pizza Express Dunbar Celebrating 20th Anniversary ; Newly Remodeled Eatery Features `Express Combos'
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188When Craig Newton flips the sign from "closed to "open on the door of his Graziano's Pizza Express Dunbar, things get busy in a hurry. But busy is good, and as the motto on the Graziano's Pizza Express menu reads, "We...
Greenbrier Liens Latest Dispute in Governor's Race
Republican gubernatorial nominee Bill Cole is seizing on two new liens that have been filed against Jim Justice's Greenbrier resort as the latest example of the Democratic nominee for governor not paying his bills. On Tuesday, Justice's campaign responded...
GUEST EDITORIAL ; Governor Extols Positive Impact of Community Service
Community service is a cornerstone of our way of life in the Mountain State. As West Virginians, we take pride in our communities, and volunteer organizations like AmeriCorps have facilitated thousands of volunteers from West Virginia and beyond in making...
High School Science Bowl Competition Friday at State
Sixteen teams from eight area high schools will compete in the annual Dr. James E. Brimhall RESA III Science Bowl in Hamblin Hall on the campus of West Virginia State University in Institute. Hosted by WVSU's College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics,...
Hurricane Police Seek Donations for 'Shop with a Cop' Holiday Program ; Raffle Underway to Support Cause
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232The Hurricane Police Department is on the lookout for citizen help to brighten children's December holiday season. The HPD has launched its inaugural "Shop with a Cop program, to provide Christmas and other holiday gifts...
In Review
Board of Health sets more rules for food service workers, inspection feesAfter receiving no public comments on the proposals, the Putnam County Board of Health approved two measures at its Oct. 25 meeting that establish more rules for food service workers...
Insurance Partnership to Create Regional Super-Carrier
BrickStreet Insurance and Motorists Mutual have announced a formal agreement for a joint venture between the two companies that would begin in July 2017, pending approval by state insurance commissioners. If approved, the new partnership would create...
Kenyan Schoolchildren Receive Pink Pens from W.Va. Susan G. Komen Chapter
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232When Express Employment Professionals owner and general manager Tom Wirts donated several thousand pink writing pens to the Susan G. Komen West Virginia chapter as premiums in its 2016 Race for the Cure fundraiser, he...
Latest Line
Favorite Points UnderdogNFLThursday's gameAtlanta 3 1/2 TAMPA BAYSunday's gamesKANSAS CITY 9 JacksonvilleMINNESOTA 6 DetroitNY GIANTS 2 1/2 PhiladelphiaDallas 7 CLEVELANDMIAMI 3 1/2 NY JetsBALTIMORE 3 PittsburghNew Orleans 3 1/2 SAN FRANCISCOCarolina...
LITTLEPAGE TERRACE SHOOTING ; Prosecutors Drop Murder Charge
Prosecutors have dismissed a murder charge against a Charleston man who was accused of shooting a 19-year-old woman on the Fourth of July on the city's West Side. Clarence Murray, 39, was set to be released from South Central Regional Jail on Monday...
Look after Yourselves, Each Other, This Election
No matter what happens on Election Day, each of us is going to wake up the next morning in a sea of pain. Euphoria also, maybe, depending on our views and the results of the votes. Disbelief, maybe. Anger, frustration, impatience (if the votes aren't...
Man Pleads Guilty to Being Accessory in West Side Slaying
The day after a man admitted he fired the shot that killed another man late last year on Charleston's West Side, his co- defendant pleaded guilty to being an accessory after the murder. Marlon Rush, 38, had faced a first-degree murder charge in the...
Markets
TodayEye on Facebook Wall Street predicts that Facebooks latest quarterly results improved from a year earlier. The worlds biggest social media company, due to deliver third-quarter earnings today, has benefited this year from strong growth in users....
MARSHALL BASKETBALL ; Frampton, Nikolic in Running for Backup Point Guard Work for Herd
HUNTINGTON - As Jon Elmore burst upon the scene as Marshall's flashy point guard, he played 36.4 minutes per game in Conference USA play, fifth-highest in the league. That became necessary long before mid-December, when Elmore became eligible. Aleksa...
MARSHALL FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK ; Selby's Career over after Undisclosed Injury
MARSHALL AT OLD DOMINION When: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: American Sports Network Latest line: ODU by 11 1/2HUNTINGTON - Marshall's misfiring offense has suffered the previous two weeks without starting right guard Michael Selby, and it will do so for the last...
MEC SOCCER ; UC Women Begin Tournament Play Wednesday vs. Wesleyan
The University of Charleston women's soccer team begins its postseason at 7 p.m. Wednesday, hosting West Virginia Wesleyan in the Mountain East Conference tournament semifinals at the soccer fields at Trace Fork. The winner of that game faces the winner between...
Metro East Calendar
Wednesday, Nov. 2Senior Expo: Montgomery General Hospital will host the second annual Live Well, Be Well Senior Expo in the main lobby of the hospital from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This event is to honor senior citizens ages 55 and above and to offer a host...
Metro West Bulletin Board
St. Albans Historical Society: The St. Albans Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at the St. Albans Historical Society Building, 404 Fourth Ave., adjacent to the C&O Depot. Bob Weiford, re-enactor and historian, will portray businessman...
Metro West Calendar
Thursday, Nov. 3Creation Science Meeting: The Kanawha Creation Science Group will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Charleston First Church of the Nazarene, 4923 Kentucky St., South Charleston. The meeting will include a presentation...
MOUNTAIN EAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL - MEDIA DAY ; NEW NAMES, SAME CHALLENGES; Some Top Players Gone, but MEC Remains One of D-II's Premier Leagues
BRIDGEPORT - At one point last season, the Mountain East Conference had three men's basketball teams ranked among the nation's top five. On Tuesday, as the league's 12 schools met for the conference's media day, the conversation surrounding the new season...
MU Alumni Association to Sponsor Homelessness Awareness Event
The Marshall University Alumni Association has issued a call for Marshall University alumni, faculty and students, as well as Huntington community members, to join in "Herd for the Homeless, a community volunteer event to be hosted by the MUAA. "Herd...
National Football League
AMERICAN CONFERENCEEastW L T Pct PF PANew England 7 1 0 .875 217 132Buffalo 4 4 0 .500 212 172Miami 3 4 0 .429 146 159N.Y. Jets 3 5 0 .375 150 208SouthW L T Pct PF PAHouston 5 3 0 .625 137 167Tennessee 4 4 0 .500 182 183Indianapolis 3 5 0 .375 208 230Jacksonville...
NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE ; Stumbling Vikings Searching for Remedy to Post-Bye Funk
The Minnesota Vikings might as well have passed on theirs this year. They sure didn't put it to good use. After taking the league's only perfect record into the week off, looking every bit the Super Bowl contender they've been gearing up to be, the...
National Hockey League
EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic DivisionGP W L OT Pts GF GAMontreal 9 8 0 1 17 31 14Ottawa 9 6 3 0 12 27 26Tampa Bay 10 6 4 0 12 33 30Detroit 10 6 4 0 12 28 24Boston 9 5 4 0 10 20 24Buffalo 9 4 3 2 10 22 22Florida 10 4 5 1 9 26 25Toronto 10 3 4 3 9 29 37Metropolitan...
NBA ; Irving Leads Unbeaten Cavs to 4th Win
CLEVELAND - Kyrie Irving scored a season-high 32 points and the reigning NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers remained undefeated, beating the Houston Rockets 128-120 on Tuesday night. Kevin Love scored 24 points while LeBron James added 19 points and 13...
N.D. Officials Borrow $4M, Hit Feds on Pipeline Protest Cost
BISMARCK, N.D. - North Dakota leaders agreed Tuesday to borrow an additional $4 million to cover the escalating costs of policing protests at the Dakota Access pipeline and slammed the federal government for not chipping in part of the funding. The...
Newspapers and an Educated Citizenry
When I was about 16, I started to notice a couple of regular syndicated columnists in our weekly newspaper, The Preston County Journal. They began to show me the greater context I lived in as a West Virginian. Their stories ranged from the latest policy initiatives...
Nitro among State Municipalities OK'd for 'Brunch Bill' Status
At its meeting Oct. 3 in Morgantown, the Municipal Home Rule Board approved eight Home Rule municipalities to consider local ordinances allowing the sale of alcohol earlier on Sundays. The new state law, commonly called the "brunch bill, allows licensed establishments...
Northern Jail Inmate Charged with Murder
An inmate at the Northern Correctional Facility told police that he tricked his cellmate into thinking he was going to pop his back, but instead put the man in a choke hold and allegedly killed him, according to a criminal complaint filed in Marshall...
NOTEBOOK ; Webb's Departure Leaves WVSU Looking for Options at Point Guard
BRIDGEPORT - Sophomore guard Frank Webb has left the West Virginia State men's basketball team, coach Bryan Poore announced Tuesday at Mountain East Conference Media Day. Webb, who averaged 13 points and three assists per game last season, left the...
NTSB Probes Baltimore Crash That Left Six Dead, 10 Injured
BALTIMORE - A school bus was blocks away from its first stop Tuesday morning when it rear-ended a car and then ricocheted off a roadside pillar into an oncoming commuter bus. The pre-dawn accident killed at least six people and injured 10, authorities...
Obamacare Threatens Economic Security ; Americans Spend Less on Dining
Tuesday marked the beginning of 2017 open enrollment for health care plans on the Affordable Care Act, but those who enroll will do so amid much volatility. According to the Wall Street Journal, consumers on federal and state exchange plans are sicker...
Obituaries ; Obit
Juanita E. ClarkJuanita E. Clark, 92, of Nitro, died on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, following a short illness. Following a private burial service, visitation, a memorial service officiated by the Rev. David Lee and the Rev. Pete Thompson, and a reception...
Obituaries ; Obit
Obituaries TodayAdkins, Gloria Baisden, Nicholas Barker, Sara Kathryn Campbell, Nancy Jo Carroll, Shannon Lee Carter, Ricky Cogar, Terry Dodrill, MaryAnn Edwards, Carol Ellis, Morris Ferris, Ann Marie Gore, Roosevelt Hall, Georgianna Hall, Vier Honaker,...
OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD ; No Excuses -- Go Vote!
Yes, I know, the last couple months of politics have been absolutely awful.At least in the modern era of politics, there has never been a situation where both main candidates for president have both been so universally disliked. I don't understand how...
OFF THE TOP OF MY HEAD ; No Excuses -- Go Vote!
Yes, I know, the last couple months of politics have been absolutely awful.At least in the modern era of politics, there has never been a situation where both main candidates for president have both been so universally disliked. I don't understand how...
Our Views ; Chemical Companies Know to Operate Safely; A Few Bad Operators Tarnish an Otherwise Incredibly Safe Industry
As has been previously reported, the Chemical Safety Boards final report on the January 2014 water crisis concluded the chemical leak that fouled drinking water for 300,000 West Virginians was preventable. Thats no surprise to chemical companies and distributors...
POST-ELECTION POLITICS ; Manchin, Capito Vow to Consider Next President's High Court Picks
While some Republican U.S. senators say they would prevent Democrat Hillary Clinton from appointing any Supreme Court justices if she's elected president, West Virginia's senators say they'll at least consider any nominees put forth, no matter who is...
Pot ; Relentless Change
On Nov. 8, voters in five more states Arizona, California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nevada will decide whether to let residents smoke marijuana for recreational enjoyment. Polls imply that some of the measures are likely to pass. In addition, four other...
Prep Football
SSAC playoff ratingsWeek 10Class AAATeam Rtg Rec Pvs1. Martinsburg 15.30 10-0 12. Spring Valley 14.11 8-1 23. Capital 12.33 7-2 54. Musselman 11.89 7-2 35. Morgantown 11.40 8-2 75. University 11.40 8-2 47. Huntington 10.70 7-3 68. George Washington 9.33...
PREP FOOTBALL ; Healthy Brown Has Sissonville Soaring
Chance Brown played with a bum ankle last year, and it left his Sissonville team grounded - in more ways than one. With their quarterback robbed of his elusiveness, the Indians' offense never took flight and the program never threatened to make a charge...
Putnam County Schools Menu
The following breakfasts and lunches are scheduled to be served at Putnam County public schools. Menu items are subject to change. Wednesday, Nov. 2Pancake on a Stick, Fruit or JuiceCHILI, GRILLED CHEESE SANDWICH, Diced Potatoes, Celery Sticks w/ Ranch...
READERS' Vent
Barack Obama spends most of his time out campaigning for Hillary Clinton rather than addressing the problems of our country. It's pretty obvious where his priorities are. Bill Cole could not get a budget passed. What makes you think he would make a...
Riverside High Hosts JROTC Raider Competition ; RHS Team to Compete Nationally This Week
Over the weekend of Oct. 22-23, the Junior ROTC team at Riverside High School in Belle hosted its first Raider competition of the season. Rain from the day prior had caused the whole course to become wet and muddy, making the courses more challenging...
Secret Santa Foundation Seeking Holiday Sponsors
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232While hundreds of families around the Kanawha Valley were distributing Halloween candy, a longtime area agency opened its telephone lines to collect Christmas treats for children -- and families -- in need. On Oct. 31,...
Sissonville High Garners Major Awards at Marching Band Championship
The Sissonville High School band and more than two dozen other high school and middle/high school ensembles from around the Mountain State showcased their talents at the fifth annual West Virginia State Marching Band Championship in Charleston. The Hurricane...
SPORTS Briefs
Tolsia takes top spot in Class A playoff ratingsTolsia's 28-21 win against Boyd County, Kentucky, last Friday was enough to bump the Rebels into the No. 1 spot in the SSAC Class A playoff ratings for football. The Rebels (7-1), who play just nine regular-season...
Sports History
Nov. 21958 - An NFL attendance record is set when 90,833 fans at the Los Angeles Coliseum attend the Rams' 41-35 victory over the Chicago Bears. 1985 - Gordon Brown has 214 yards and quarterback Steve Gage has 206 to become the first teammates to each...
STATE Briefs
Driver plows into car dealership lotHUNTINGTON - Authorities say no one was seriously injured after a vehicle went plowing through a car dealership lot in Huntington. The incident happened Monday night at Dutch Miller Chevrolet.Cabell County dispatchers...
Teamsters Cite Political Mailers in Complaint
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters is taking action after political mailers were sent out by a group calling itself the West Virginia Right to Work Committee. The union's representatives filed a formal complaint Monday with the West Virginia...
Tesla Says SolarCity Could Provide $1B in Revenue Next Year
DETROIT - Tesla is making its case to shareholders that a combination with solar panel maker SolarCity Corp. would be financially as well as environmentally beneficial. In documents released Tuesday, Tesla said SolarCity could add $1 billion in revenue...
THE FARMER'S TABLE ; Roasted Carrot Salad
My husband had good luck growing carrots this year.For the first time, he grew them in a raised bed. He chose to grow heirloom carrots that were a rainbow of colors. The color range went from white to deep purple. Cultivated carrots are thought to have...
THE FOOD GUY ; Serving Up Seconds of `Best Burger' Votes
Charleston's "Burger Wars" rage on!After sharing a ton of reader recommendations last week about where to get the best burger in Charleston, many more folks chimed in casting their own votes. It's been a spirited race, not unlike a couple of other heated...
This Week in West Virginia History
The following events happened on these dates this week in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org. Nov. 2, 1859: John Brown was tried for murder, treason and insurrection in the Jefferson County...
Toyota Bestows $1K Donations to Top Volunteers
The Buffalo-headquartered Toyota West Virginia plant announced recently that it has made donations of $1,000 each to 20 of its top volunteers in Putnam and surrounding counties. Donation recipients include:" Stephen Baldwin, Jackson County Rivals, Ripley"...
Toyota Hosts Business after Hours
Toyota Motor Manufacturing, West Virginia, Inc. in Buffalo hosted the Putnam County Chamber of Commerce's Business After Hours on Thursday, Oct. 27. Business After Hours provides a social, but professional venue for business people to make new contacts...
Toys for Tykes Car Show Relocating ; Moving to Patrick Street; Registration Starts at 10 A.M. Sunday
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232Old cars will park at a new location at the 27th annual Toys for Tykes Car Show. This year's benefit event, produced under the aegis of the Golden Oldies Street Rod Association, will begin with automobile registration...
Toys for Tykes Car Show Relocating to Patrick Street
cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232Old cars will park at a new location at the 27th annual Toys for Tykes Car Show. This year's benefit event, produced under the aegis of the Golden Oldies Street Rod Association, will begin with automobile registration...
Toys for Tykes Car Show Relocating to Patrick Street ; Registration Starts at 10 A.M. Sunday
By Clint Thomas cthomas@cnpapers.com 304-348-1232Old cars will park at a new location at the 27th annual Toys for Tykes Car Show. This year's benefit event, produced under the aegis of the Golden Oldies Street Rod Association, will begin with automobile...
Transactions
BASEBALLAmerican LeagueSEATTLE MARINERS - Reinstated C Steve Clevenger from the 60-day DL.BASKETBALLNational Basketball AssociationNBA - G Ray Allen announced his retirement.CHARLOTTE HORNETS - Signed C Cody Zeller to a four-year contract.OKLAHOMA CITY...
Tri-County YMCA Spotlights Its After-School Programs ; Ten Elementary
bcalwell@cnpapers.com 304-348-5188When the school day ends, many parents, because of their work schedules, are unable to pick up their children or be home for them when the youngsters arrive from their respective elementary schools. That's when the Tri-County...
Two Charged in Grant County Man's Overdose Death
Six months after a Grant County man overdosed and died, the West Virginia State Police have arrested two people in connection with the man's death, according to a news release. State Police arrested Cody Zane Stevenson, 25, and Amanda Lynn Bow, 21,...
Tyler Mountain/Cross Lanes Community Services Seeks Sponsors for Toy and Food Drive
Tyler Mountain/Cross Lanes Community Services is getting ready for its Christmas food and toy program, and it needs your help. As a community services agency, TMCLCS strives to help as many households as possible with food, utility and housing assistance throughout...
United Bankshares Reports Earnings Rise for Third Quarter
United Bankshares reported earnings of $41.5 million for the third quarter of 2016, which is up from the bank's $35 million in earnings for the third quarter of 2015. Earnings for the first nine months of 2016 also were up at $108 million compared to...
Volunteers Needed for Secret Santa Donation Distribution
Volunteers are sought for the following dates to distribute donated toys through the Secret Santa Foundation of West Virginia: " Tuesday, Nov. 29: Toy Check-Off -- Various sitesThis is the day when gifts are checked at each of the drop-off sites to...
Wagging Tails Chili Challenge for Dog Bless Set for St. Albans Saturday
Fire up your taste buds for the third annual Wagging Tails Chili Challenge.The festivities take place Saturday, Nov. 5 at Olde Main Plaza in St. Albans. Between noon and 3 p.m., the public is invited to sample delicious chili, visit vendor booths, listen...
Wagging Tails Chili Challenge Set for St. Albans Saturday ; Event to Help
Fire up your taste buds for the third annual Wagging Tails Chili Challenge.The festivities take place Saturday, Nov. 5 at Olde Main Plaza in St. Albans. Between noon and 3 p.m., the public is invited to sample delicious chili, visit vendor booths, listen...
Why the 2016 Campaign Is So Nasty
WASHINGTON To understand this nasty and nutty campaign, you have to go back to 1973, which is before roughly 60 percent of todays Americans were alive. The backward trip in time illuminates how the United States and, indeed, most advanced nations became...
WORLD SERIES ; TAKE IT TO THE LIMIT; Cubs Win 9-3, Force Deciding 7th Game
SERIES GLANCE Tuesday, Game 6 Cubs 9, Indians 3 Series tied 9-3 Wednesday, Game 7 Cubs at Indians, 8 p.m. (Fox)CLEVELAND - After 108 years, what's one more day?The Chicago Cubs are far from finished. They're frothing.Addison Russell hit a grand slam...
W.VA. AMERICAN WATER ; PSC Probe to Examine Water Firm
As lawyers start the process of turning a tentative lawsuit settlement into a full-fledged class-action agreement, the attention of consumer groups and local businesses that want a more public airing of West Virginia American Water Co.'s role in the...
WVSU NEWS ; West Virginia State to Host Criminal Justice Educators Conference
With a theme of "Realities of Crime and Criminal Justice, the 20th annual conference of the West Virginia Criminal Justice Educators Association will take place Nov. 3-4 at West Virginia State University in Institute. The two-day event is for all colleges...
WVU FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK ; Holgorsen Welcomes First Night Game of Year
KANSAS AT WEST VIRGINIA When: 7 p.m. Saturday TV: ESPN2 Latest line: West Virginia by 34 1/2MORGANTOWN - Much has been made of West Virginia's schedule this season and the fact that games against No. 12 Oklahoma and No. 13 Baylor, fellow Big 12 championship...
WVU's O-Line Needs Depth
MORGANTOWN - If No. 14 West Virginia doesn't roll Saturday at home against 1-7 Kansas, it'll be a shocking result. Consider that Texas Tech put up 59 points in a loss to Oklahoma. And, last week, Kansas could score but three points against the same...
WVU TECH BASKETBALL ; Golden Bears Open Season Today vs. D&E
As coach Bob Williams' WVU Tech men's basketball team left the floor after a tough loss to West Virginia at the King Coal Beckley Automall Arena last week, the veteran coach knew it was a game that wouldn't be indicative of what the Golden Bears would...
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