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Alexander Loren Knoll | Obituaries  WV News

Alexander Loren “Alex” Knoll 24, of Huntington passed away Thursday January 17, 2019.

Roane County High School teacher suspended over allegations that date back nearly two decades  WOWK

The teacher, according to an order in the case, has been suspended four times.

Loraine E. Ord, Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Loraine E. "Bub" Ord, Jr., age 74, of Nitro, W.Va., went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2018 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his.

Terry Wayne Lanham  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Terry Wayne Lanham, 58, oldest son of Noble Wayne and Nancy Sue (Skidmore) Lanham passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, after a short illness.

Loraine E. 'Bub' Ord, Jr. | Obituaries  WV News

Loraine E. “Bub” Ord, Jr., age 74 of Nitro, WV went home to be with the Lord on December 25, 2018 after a long illness. He was surrounded by his.

Poca HS administrator remembers late soldier  West Virginia MetroNews

Nick Jividen's former teacher says he loved being a soldier.

Poca's Ethan Payne earns gamer honors | Putnam News  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Teays Physical Therapy Center, Inc. & the Putnam Herald are pleased to present this week's male Gamer of the Week to sophomore Ethan Payne of Poca High ...

William F. “Bill” Murray | Obituaries  WV News

William F. “Bill” Murray of Rainelle, WV, formerly of Hometown, WV passed away in the Hubbard Hospice House, with family present, on December 25, 2018 ...

UPDATE: Controversy surrounds funeral for soldier killed during training exercise  WSAZ-TV

Specialist Nicholas “Nick” Caleb Jividen, 21, passed away on Nov. 6 according to family. He was originally from Poca.

Poca Native Dies in Military Training Exercise  WOWK

A 21-year-old Poca High School graduate died during a military training exercise in California.

Former Poca resident dies in military training exercise in California  WVAH

A Putnam County high school is mourning the death of a former student. Army Specialist Nicholas Jividen was a 2015 graduate of Poca High School. Last week ...

UPDATE: Name released of Poca High School student killed in weekend car accident  WSAZ-TV

William Smith, 17, of Poca, was pronounced dead around 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

'Come Drive with Us!' school bus-driving event Thursday in Poca  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Licensed and otherwise qualified drivers 21 and older are invited to take a spin behind the wheel of a Putnam County school bus this week — and discover if it's.

Sarah Hedrick  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Sarah Lynn Bumpus Hedrick, 49, of Poca, graduated to Heaven on October 26, 2018. Her God sent his angel to carry Sarah Home to Glory.

Zack Bogan named new Poca girls basketball coach  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Former Charleston Catholic girls basketball coach Zack Bogan will take over the Poca girls basketball program.

Poca High student dies from injuries suffered in truck wreck  West Virginia MetroNews

POCA, W.Va. — A Poca High School student died Wednesday night from injuries suffered in a truck crash last weekend, the Putnam County sheriff's department ...

Robert "Bob" Harding  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Robert "Bob" Harding, 72, of Red House, went to his heavenly home on September 8, 2018. Bob was preceded in death by his parents Clem and Pearl Harding, ...

Carl Bailey  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Carl Ray Bailey, 70, of Hurricane, passed away September 20, 2018, at home with family. Carl was born June 26, 1948, in Poca, to the late Kenneth and Virginia ...

Joyce Winter | Obituaries |  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Joyce Winter, 72, of Poca, WV, passed away Saturday, May 5, 2018. She was born to the late David "Tony" and Pauline Muck McClanahan. She was preceded ...

UPDATE: Putnam County educator fired after DUI charge  WSAZ-TV

The Putnam County Board voted to suspend Brad Knell without pay and terminate a probationary contract with him.

Young soldier originally from Poca killed during military training exercise  WDTV

A young soldier, originally from Poca, West Virginia, died in an accident during a training exercise.

Top 3 Players To Watch Class AA  West Virginia University Wire

Now that we have informed you of our class A players to watch, it is time to dive right into class AA. There is so much talent from the top to the bottom of this class ...

James Henry Caruthers  Charleston Gazette-Mail

James Henry Caruthers, 72, a life-long resident of Poca, passed away, Wednesday, March 28, 2018, and into the gates of Heaven. He was born on August 11, ...

Logan to play an improved Poca team | Sports  Williamson Daily News

LOGAN - The Poca Dots finally got off the schneid last week.The victory bell rang for the first time in four years last Friday night as the Poca High School.

House Clerk Steve Harrison sets goal to kick field goals his age  Charleston Gazette-Mail

State House of Delegates Clerk Steve Harrison uses football kicking as an outlet from a job that has him regularly sitting behind a desk.

Bradley P. Knell  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Bradley Paul Knell, 38, of Poca, passed away at home on November 26, 2017. Bradley was born in Charleston, WV, and grew up in Poca. He attended Poca ...

More than half of students in Putnam miss school on strike makeup day  WSAZ-TV

PUTNAM COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- As educators rally in Kentucky, students and teachers in West Virginia continue to feel the impact of a nine day statewide ...

Poca High principal accused of misusing booster funds resigns  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Winfield — The Putnam County principal accused of using booster funds on personal purchases last fall has resigned.

Allen Atkinson  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Allen Wayne Atkinson Sr., 59, of Poca, went home to be with the Lord on March 5, 2018, after a hard-fought battle with cancer at Hubbard house of South ...

Putnam school board hires new Hurricane High principal  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WINFIELD - The Putnam County Board of Education voted Monday night, on a voice vote with no nays heard, to hire away the new principal of Kanawha ...

Roger Arthur  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Roger Lee Arthur, of Nitro, passed away Saturday afternoon after a struggle with cancer.

Osborne steps down as Poca boys basketball coach  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Allen Osborne is stepping down as boys basketball coach at Poca High School.

Poca Football Player's Condition Improves After Crash, Calls Team to Check In  WSAZ-TV

A Poca High school football player is expected to make a full recovery after he was involved in a serious car accident in Kanawha County.

Nitro tops Poca, claims 'Barrel'  Charleston Gazette-Mail

POCA — The Battle for the Barrel featured turnovers, slow-moving offense and a slew of penalties, not the formula Nitro football coach Bryce Casto envisioned ...

New faces, new coach for Poca  Huntington Herald Dispatch

The Herald-DispatchHUNTINGTON - Poca High School has a new man calling the shots for boys basketball this season. Derek Ragle, an assistant under ...

WV State Marching Band Championship winners announced  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Thirty-six high school bands and two middle school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the seventh annual West Virginia State Marching ...

Ramona Hoffman  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ramona Gael Massey Hoffman, of Hurricane, is in Heaven, no longer suffering and is now a child of the King, our Lord and Savior.

Charleston to host state marching band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — The seventh annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state on Saturday ...

Putnam News |  Huntington Herald Dispatch

WINFIELD — The Putnam County Sheriff's Department is applying for a grant from the federal Violence Against Women Act, although the law expired and has ...

Mary "Maggie" Jones  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mrs. Mary Magdalene Creasy Jones, 89, of Nitro, went home to join other family members in Heaven on January 11, 2018, in the Hubbard Hospice House West.

'Steeped in tradition,' Putnam County Fair returns  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Not much changes at the Putnam County Fair each year, but that's what organizers say makes it so special to the community.

County Sheriff's Department officer retires after 27 years on force  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Putnam County Sheriff's Department 1st Lt. Lisa Arthur went off duty officially on July 2, after 27 years of honorable law enforcement *service*.

Putnam County school chief “extremely disappointed” in arrest of former principal  West Virginia MetroNews

WINFIELD, W.Va. — Putnam County School Superintendent John Hudson said he'll make a recommendation in the near future to the Putnam County Board of ...

WV high school marching band competition winners announced  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Winners have been announced for the sixth annual West Virginia State Marching Band Invitational Championship, held at the University of Charleston Stadium ...

Leann Ray: Look what's coming back -- FlipSide for teen readers, contributors  Charleston Gazette-Mail

At 14 years old, I decided what I wanted to do for the rest of my life.

Several area soccer players earn all-conference | Sports  Williamson Daily News

It was a big year for high school soccer in Logan and Mingo counties as several Mingo Central, Chapmanville Regional and Logan athletes were named to the ...

2018 state marching band championship winners announced  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — Thirty-six high school bands and two middle school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the seventh annual West Virginia ...

Winfield High show choir to present 'We've Got Drive' show, luncheon  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Winfield High School's General Admission show choir members are inviting the public to leave the driving to them, dig in to a midday meal and enjoy its “We've ...

Don Nehlen's No. 1 recruit, Bill Legg, now coaching at Marshall  Beckley Register-Herald

MORGANTOWN — Bill Legg, a native of Poca, always will be the No. 1 recruit Don Nehlen signed in 1980 when he became West Virginia University's head ...

Grant helps fund Putnam school resource officers  Charleston Gazette-Mail

A prevention resource officer — a police officer stationed in a school — wears a badge and many hats. The federal Justice Assistance Grant program is helping ...

Meet the candidates: House of Delegates, 13th District  Point Pleasant Register

Editor's Note: As we approach the November General Election, the Point Pleasant Register will be running articles allowing the candidates in conteste.

Thomas Edward Amos  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Thomas Edward Amos, 80, of San Antonio, TX, formerly of La Fayette, GA, passed away peacefully at home, June 14, 2018. Tom was born September 12, 1937, ...

Diane Walker | Obituaries |  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Diane Lynn Lewis Walker, 66, of Nitro, passed away Sunday, December 9, 2018 at Hubbard Hospice House West, in South Charleston.

Things for teens to do in November (FlipSide)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

There are many things to do in this area for the month of November. Below are some events going on this month:

Recently rehired Putnam teacher charged with DUI  Charleston Gazette-Mail

A former Putnam County principal recently rehired as a teacher was arrested Thursday night and charged with driving under the influence.

Two Panhandle men inducted into State Marching Band Directors Hall of Fame  Herald-Mail Media

CHARLESTON, W.Va.—Thirty-eight high school bands from around the state showcased their talents in the sixth annual West Virginia State Marching Band ...

Scott Depot artist to take part in 16th annual River Arts Show and Sale this weekend  Charleston Gazette-Mail

This weekend, the Unitarian Universalist Congregation on Charleston's West Side will host 28 West Virginia fine artists at the 16th River Arts Show and Sale, ...

Phillip Meeks  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mr. Phillip M. Meeks, 65, of Winfield, passed away November 27, 2017, in the Hubbard Hospice House West. Phil was the owner of Heritage Painting and a ...

Hurricane High softball stars sign with Division I programs  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Hurricane High School softball continues to send players to play college ball, with two signing at NCAA Division I programs on Thursday.

Deloris "Winky" Higginbotham  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Deloris Elaine "Winky" Higginbotham, 81, of Hurricane, passed away at home on Friday, June 8, 2018, after a long battle with cancer, with her children by her ...

Innerviews: Teacher's coaching career covers all bases  Charleston Gazette-Mail

“I was a busy guy,” he said. Try full-time teaching and coaching and going to graduate school, all at once. That's busy. Steve Crosier loves life on the active list.

CMHS invitational draws hundreds of show choir supporters and fans  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA - Gearing up for his third tour of duty with the U.S. Navy, Terry Cox was thrilled to kick off another season of his daughter's show choir competitions before.

Schedule set for the sixth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The sixth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state on ...

Bands to compete in West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Saturday  WVAH

The West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state Saturday at the University of Charleston ...

Roundup: Marshall's Reynaldo Pastrana a finalist for Johnny Bench Award  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marshall junior catcher Reynaldo Pastrana has been named a Johnny Bench Award finalist, the Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission announced Monday.

Class Notes: Sept. 24, 2017  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ethan McLeod Leef received his Eagle Scout rank and Bronze Eagle Palm on Sept. 19 at a Boy Scout Court of Honor held by Troop 5 at First Presbyterian ...

Area bands to compete in state band invitational  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - The sixth annual West Virginia Marching Band Invitational Championship will feature high school bands from around the state Saturday, Oct. 21 ...

Innerviews: Musical composer putting spotlight on a dark subject  Charleston Gazette-Mail

It's not fluff. Don't expect Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire or tap dancing to Cole Porter-ish compositions.

Huntington High graduates Class of 2016  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Few tears were shed among graduates as Huntington High School's Class of 2016 received their diplomas Thursday night, with the majority of ...

State arts camp wrapping up amid uncertain future  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The bulk of the focus of the Governor's School for the Arts at Marshall University has been on expanding the capabilities and creativity of 112 of ...

WVSSAC hands down new classifications starting in 2016-17  Jackson County Newspapers

Ravenswood moves down to Class A; Ripley now smallest in Class AAA.

Cabell Midland graduates Class of 2016  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - At roughly 460 graduates, the Cabell Midland High School Class of 2016 alone had enough students form one of the more populated West ...

West Virginia learns Finland's 'most honorable profession': Teacher  CNN International

When newly minted West Virginia Schools Superintendent Dr. Steven Paine told parents, teachers and educators in 2005 that he wanted to use Finland as a ...

Putnam Princess Parties help make dreams come true  Beckley Register-Herald

The dreams of many little girls include visits from fairy godmothers, tea parties with beautiful princesses and ballroom dances with Prince Charming.

Midland girls look to return to state  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA - Cabell Midland returns three starters from last season's 17-6 team and coach Matt Adkins is excited about his squad.

Overview of signing day for instate football recruits  West Virginia MetroNews

A look at some of the notable high school players in the state who have made decisions on where they will play football in college.

West Virginia Chemical Spill Reflects Dramatic Weakness in US Resolve to Enforce Drinking Water Safety  Circle of Blue WaterNews

Poisoned water shut down state capital and exposed endemic carelessness in oversight. West Virginia Chemical Spill. Photo & caption courtesy West Virginia ...

Nine show choirs compete at Cabell Midland  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA-- Nine show choirs from as far away as Indiana competed at Cabell Midland High School on Saturday in the school's 5th annual Rhythm in Red Invitational.

U.S. Attorneys recognize high school juniors as Ambassadors for Justice  West Virginia Record

CHARLESTON – United States Attorneys Booth Goodwin, Southern District of West Virginia, and Bill Ihlenfeld, Northern District of West Virginia, on Wednesday ...

Bob Starkey Bio

Bob Starkey, one of the top minds in all of college basketball, enters his 22nd season at LSU and 13th season on the LSU women's basketball staff. Starkey has ...

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