As the state celebrates its Sesquicentennial this year, the winners of the 2013 West Virginia State History Bowl have found victory particularly sweet.
The Marshall University softball program will take its next step into uncharted waters tonight when they square off in Lexington, Kentucky, with the Kentucky Wildcats. It’s the Herd’s first ever Conference USA Tournament Title and trip to regionals.
In a surprise announcement, Gov. Tomblin named his next appointee for the cabinet Secretary of Veteran’s Assistance, but that appointment will cause some shake-up in the state House of Delegates. The chamber will not only be looking for new leadership now, but the Democratic majority will be looking for someone who can keep the seat for the party.
Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin today announced the appointment of Speaker Rick Thompson as Cabinet Secretary of the Department of Veterans Assistance. The appointment will be effective following the retirement of Secretary Keith Gwinn.
Last week we brought you a story that highlighted some of the work the Mingo County Redevelopment Authority is doing to use reclaimed mine land to diversify the county’s economy. During that story, Executive Director Steve Kominar accused the US Environmental Protection Agency of doing everything it can to prevent Consol Energy from getting a permit for a mining site in the county.
Despite Concord’s impressive 38 to 16 record, CU goes into the NCAA tournament as the number 6 seed, but the underdog status taunts the Mountain Lions into a perch ready to pounce.
Each summer young girls in the state of West Virginia play on traveling softball teams where they play game after game.
A new book is exploring the history of sports in West Virginia.
Recently mothers across the nation were showered with gifts and cards of appreciation. Most don’t realize that the national day of celebration was born out of civil strife in West Virginia. WVU professor Connie Rice has more about Mother’s Day and the women of the Civil War era.
This year’s Appalachian Basin Natural Gas Vehicle Expo and Conference is in Charleston this week touting the advantages of vehicles they say are more environmentally friendly and, in the long run, more cost-effective.
Game show host and Huntington native Peter Marshall heads the list of the newest inductees into the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame.
Two workers were injured after an explosion and a fire at an industrial site in Putnam County yesterday.
One of the two lawyers featured in Leamer's book, Bruce Stanley, is a native of the southern West Virginia coalfields. Stanley says his work as a journalist uncovered a culture of injustice.
Award winning author Laurence Leamer is known for his best selling book King of the Night: The Life of Johnny Carson and his trilogy of books about the Kennedy family. But in his newest work, Leamer turns his attention to the long legal battle between independent mine owner Hugh Caperton and former Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship.