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New, local business provides moving, transitioning services  Charleston Gazette-Mail

For those facing a significant lifestyle and relocation change for themselves, their parents, grandparents or others, a recently opened small business, Caring ...

UPDATE: W.Va. Senate bill aims to allow military funerals at public schools  WTAP-TV

West Virginia Senate Bill 154, if passed, would ensure that funerals and memorial services can be held at public school facilities for fallen soldiers, veterans, and ...

Teachers to return to classes after 2nd day of strike over now-killed bill  ABC News

Nearly a year after they went on strike and inspired educators nationwide to do the same, West Virginia teachers wielded their power again and this time ...

UPDATE: W.Va. bill to allow military funerals at schools passes Senate  WSAZ-TV

Senate Bill 154 ensures that funerals and memorial services can be held at school facilities for fallen soldiers, veterans, and first responders across the state.

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.

Putnam County teachers, service personnel will go unpaid because of strike  Charleston Gazette-Mail

POCA — Rain poured down on students, *service* personnel and teachers picketing outside of Poca High School at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

Poca HS administrator remembers late soldier - WV MetroNews  West Virginia MetroNews

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

Poca's Ethan Payne earns gamer honors  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 ...

Report: Charleston Co. teacher on administrative leave lived with high school student, inappropriately touched  Live 5 News WCSC

A Charleston County teacher on administrative leave lived with a high school student and inappropriately touched him when he was a teacher at a West Virginia ...

'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.

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.

Roane County High School teacher suspended over allegations dating back two decades  WOWK

According to a 21-page suspension order signed by Steven L. Paine, the State Superintendent of Schools, a former Roane County High School science teacher ...

Best places to take prom photos (FlipSide)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia is filled with many photogenic sites. Since prom season is around the corner, many are wondering where they should take their prom pictures.

Foster care crisis in West Virginia ongoing (FlipSide)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The foster care system crisis has been a problem for years. It not only affects young children, but it can severely impact the life of a teen.

Bill to allow military funerals at schools passes WV Senate  WDTV

The West Virginia Senate passed a bill Wednesday aimed at allowing military funeral services to be held at schools.

Much of WV legislative session focused on education  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON — Saturday marked the end of this year's regular legislative session in West Virginia, much of which focused on education.

Alexander Loren Knoll | Obituaries  WV News

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

River Ridge Church 'leaves the building' for community service projects  Charleston Gazette-Mail

On Sunday, May 5, the congregation didn't show up for weekly morning services at River Ridge Church Teays Valley at 1 Saturn Way in Hurricane.

Taking wing: Charleston-based Civil Air Patrol redesignated as a composite squadron  Charleston Gazette-Mail

In September 2018, the Civil Air Patrol squadron in Charleston acquired a new name to reflect its strengthened capabilities in serving the community.

Hampshire hires new football coach | News |  Hampshire Review

Hampshire High's football program is under new leadership.

Finding your dream prom dress for less (FlipSide)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

As you know, we are getting closer to the end of the school year. That can only mean one thing — it's finally prom season. Everything from the dresses and.

Chuck Landon: Rittinger isn't MIA any longer  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Noah Rittinger is back. Where has he been? Ah, that's a long and winding road. The saga began in the summer of 2017. That's when Marshall University head ...

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.

Rivals in Rhythm perform for hometown supporters at Robinson Grand Performing Arts Center, in Clarksburg WV  WV News

CLARKSBURG — Rivals in Rhythm, a collaboration among Washington Irving and Bridgeport middle school students, performed their award-winning show for ...

Show choirs cultivate creative spirit, camaraderie at county high schools  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The walls inside Jami Jarrett's office are lined with pictures that go back several decades. They remind her of a longstanding tradition at Poca High School and in ...

PHOTO: Simulation warns teens against drunk driving  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia Alcohol Beverage Control Administration is traveling the state with its DUI simulator to teach students about the dangers of driving under the ...

Plenty of activities around the area for teens in September (FlipSide)  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston and the surrounding area has many fun and exciting activities for teens throughout the year. Here are some events in September:

The Latest: Teachers to Strike a 2nd Day in West Virginia  U.S. News & World Report

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Latest on a teachers' strike in West Virginia (all times local):

Putnam County school chief "extremely disappointed" in arrest of former principal - WV MetroNews  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 ...

Osborne back on the court with Poca basketball  Williamson Daily News

POCA, W.Va. - Allen Osborne, who coached Poca High School to a pair of Class AA boys basketball state championships before stepping down two years ago, ...

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 ...

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*.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

2019 Congressional Youth Art Competition winners announced  My Buckhannon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Eight young artists have been selected as winners in the annual Congressional Art Competition, which is on display in the Balcony ...

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 ...

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.

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.

Photos: Huntington High School Highlanders conduct band competition  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Bands from around the region march to the field to take part in the Huntington High School Highlanders marching band competition on Saturday, September 16, ...

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.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Student attends Congress of Future Medical Leaders  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HURRICANE, W.Va. — Danielle Mannina, a ninth-grader at Poca High School in Poca, West Virginia, was a delegate to the Congress of Future Medical Leaders ...

Overview of signing day for instate football recruits - WV MetroNews  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.

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.

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 ...

'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.

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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