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Obituary: Dorothy Renaud (3/26/19)  Standard-Democrat

TEXAS BEND COMMUNITY, Mo. — Dorothy Howlett Renaud, age 90, a resident of the Texas Bend Community in Mississippi County, died Monday, March 25, ...



Give blood with the Red Cross during National Volunteer Month  Shelbyville Daily Union

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood or platelets during National Volunteer Month this April. Eligible donors of all ...



Everyday Hero: Michael Minner  KFVS

As an art teacher at Charleston High School, Minner knows a thing or two about creating something from nothing.



Charleston Robotics Team to compete against national, international teams  KFVS

CHARLESTON, MO (KFVS) - A team of bright young students are headed to the Arkansas Rock City Regional to show off their tech skills. The Charleston High ...



2 members of Charleston High School dance squad to perform in New Year's parade in Italy  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- Jayden Jensen and Jarrett Sims are understandably excited to be able to show off their dancing skills in a big city New Year's Day parade.



Obituary: Donna Halstead (1/11/19)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Donna Lee Bryant Halstead, 71, died Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born May 3, 1947, at the ...



Kanawha school board hires Riverside High assistant principal as new SCHS principal  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Kanawha County Board of Education on Thursday voted unanimously to hire a relatively new Riverside High assistant principal over two South Charleston ...



Frank Giardina: Recalling Roosevelt Junior High legacy  Charleston Gazette-Mail

In late January, Charleston lost a piece of its athletic history with the death of former Charleston High School multi-sport athlete Ralph Burkes.



SCHS student recognized for recycling efforts  Charleston Gazette-Mail

South Charleston High School sophomore Bailey White was recognized recently for his commitment to recycling, in school and at home.



Former South Charleston High football standout killed in Virginia  Charleston Gazette-Mail

A former South Charleston High School football coach remembered a star athlete killed in a shooting Wednesday as a “loving kid” and a great competitor.



Charleston's early St. Patrick's Day festivities, plus events starring cats and dogs  Charleston Post Courier

Once again, Charleston will take an opportunity to celebrate a holiday a little early and this week it's St. Patrick's Day. Here are some events around town where ...



WV school workers demonstrate as legislative session begins  Charleston Gazette-Mail

As a frigid wind blew around 6:30 Wednesday morning, Kanawha City Elementary teachers gathered in the dark on the sidewalk on 36th Street, holding signs ...



Engagement: Wengert - Browning (1/26/19)  Southeast Missourian

Alan and Kim Wengert of Cape Girardeau announce the engagement of their daughter, Haley Logan Wengert of Cape Girardeau, to Ethan John Browning of ...



WV school workers organizing against education overhaul bill  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Many West Virginia public school employees and their unions were organizing opposition Monday to the education overhaul bill that Senate Republicans are ...



PHOTO: South Charleston students get hyped for girls hoops  Charleston Gazette-Mail

South Charleston High School fans cheer as a student holds a picture of Black Eagles player Lashae Watts during Thursday's Class AAA girls basketball ...



South Charleston leaders welcome new high school principal  Charleston Gazette-Mail

South Charleston City Council formally welcomed the incoming principal for South Charleston High School.



Bulletin Board: Jan. 25, 2019  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Christian Community Cupboard in Hurricane is offering food for furloughed federal employees from 10 a.m. to noon on Tuesdays and Fridays. Bring your ...



Obituary: Richard Gillespie Sr. (10/23/18)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Richard Theodore Gillespie Sr., 44, died Oct. 20, 2018, in Charleston. Born Sept. 10, 1974, in Sikeston, son of the late Theodore and ...



Spring Valley overcomes early errors, wears down South Charleston  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH CHARLESTON - There wasn't a lot to do at halftime in terms of adjustments for Spring Valley coach Brad Dingess and his staff.Most of what the ...



Obituary: Sallyanne Naile (9/30/18)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Sallyanne Brink Naile, 56, died Sept. 28, 2018, at her home in Charleston. Born April 6, 1962, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Charles and ...



Charleston boys come from behind to repeat at Class 2A boys state golf tournament  Herald & Review

NORMAL — Winning a second straight Class 2A title wasn't going to be as easy as last year for the Charleston boys golf team.



AFT-WV union president suggests holding off on school walkouts  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The president of West Virginia's arm of the American Federation of Teachers union suggested at a meeting of educators Tuesday evening holding off on ...



Girls basketball: South Charleston shrugs off slow start, drops George Washington in sectional final  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The way George Washington stormed out to a big lead Friday night, a lot of teams might have just given up right there. But South Charleston isn't like most ...



Obituary: Garrett Shankle (8/13/18)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Garrett Joseph Shankle, 15, died Aug. 12, 2018, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. Born Nov. 25, 2002, at Cape Girardeau, ...



Fighting Squirrels Are Road Warriors | News, Sports, Jobs  Jamestown Post Journal

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Long car rides are no fun for anybody. When you manage 18- and 19-year-old young men, you hope they are in a good mood for most of ...



Hogan Prep wins Missouri Class 3 championship  Kansas City Star

Hogan Prep tops Charleston 63-58 to win Missouri Class 3 state championship.



Obituary: Alexis Hamilton (8/20/18)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. — Alexis Daun Hamilton, 21, died at 1:55 a.m. Aug. 18, 2018, in Charleston. Born Nov. 21, 1996, in Sikeston, daughter of Dottie Jones and ...



Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce has new president  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- The president and CEO position at the Charleston Area Chamber of Commerce has remained vacant for several months, but the search for a ...



Obituary: Sylvester Banks (7/24/18)  Standard-Democrat

AUSTELL, Ga. — Sylvester Fredrick Banks, 54, formerly of Charleston, Mo., died July 20, 2018, at his sister's home in Cape Girardeau, Mo. Born Jan. 4, 1964, in ...



Innerviews: Retired registrar reflects on 43 years at State  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Something's missing on the campus at West Virginia State University — a familiar face, an institution at the institution.



South Charleston's Drew Joseph continues to honor late father through play on the field, life off the field  Charleston Gazette-Mail

As a man with a degree in English, perhaps South Charleston football coach Donnie Mays should have known as well as anyone that books can't always be ...



Sen. Capito announces fall Academy Days for WV students  Charleston Gazette-Mail

U.S. Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., announced she will host four “Academy Days” this fall for West Virginia students interested in learning more about ...



The Food Guy: Happy Days are here again!  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Just as some bills went down to the wire on Saturday's closing night of the legislative session, a buyer emerged at the eleventh hour to save South Charleston's ...



Marian "Mernie" (Baird) Chenoweth  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marian "Mernie" Baird Chenoweth, 96, of Charleston, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 10, 2019, at home. She was born on January 6, 1923, to the ...



Salango wins in Kanawha circuit judge race | Kanawha County  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charleston lawyer Tera Salango appeared to best two other candidates on Tuesday in the race for Kanawha County's next circuit judge, following a ...



Charleston trio signs with EIU golf  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — Ben Lanman, Preston Smith and Keegan Gowin were all part of a special senior class for the Charleston boys' golf team along with Robert ...



Arthur Corbin  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — Arthur Allen Corbin, age 86 of Charleston, Illinois, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at Carle Foundation ...



Alan B. Hawkins  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Alan Hawkins, 59, of Charleston, passed away, Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Cleveland Clinic Medical Center. Alan was born September 22, 1959, at Thomas ...



Charleston's Robert Rardin signs to golf at Illinois-Springfield  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON – Robert Rardin had his mind made up. He was going to golf at Franklin College in Indiana, and it was, essentially, finalized.



Randy Moss, Chris Smith to join West Virginia Sports Hall of Fame on May 5  Charleston Gazette-Mail

WHEELING — A Pro Football Hall of Famer and the most acclaimed basketball player in Virginia Tech history will be the 2019 inductees into the West Virginia ...



Melody "Kim" (Pauley) Westover  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Melody "Kim" Pauley Westover, 59, of Charleston, passed away on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from sudden complications of a chronic illness. She was born in ...



Marilyn Lou Fletcher  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marilyn Lou Fletcher, of Dunbar, passed away on Thursday, January 3, 2019, at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston. She was born in Charleston, on May 13, ...



Michael Eugene Arnold  Charleston Gazette-Mail

After a life well lived, on December 16, 2018, Michael Eugene Arnold, 81, of Lakeland, Florida, passed away peacefully, with his wife, Betty Petry Arnold, by his ...



Jack Lee Perry  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Jack Lee Perry, 81, of Charleston, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family and friends on September 30, 2018.



Charleston basketball movie premieres: 'The Bluejay Experience'  KFVS

Thursday night was all about getting to be the first to see "The Blue Jay Experience". It was truly a red carpet event starting with a premiere party at Isle Casino in ...



Norman Hoffman  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Norman Darold Hoffman, 77, of South Charleston, also known as "Heavy Duty" to many of his family and friends, went home to be with the Lord on February 5, ...



Wanda (Giles) Droullard  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Wanda Giles Droullard, 87, passed away peacefully on February 22, 2019, in Charleston, West Virginia. Wanda was born in South Charleston. She graduated ...



Namer Halem Sahley  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Namer Halem Sahley, 86, of Charleston, passed away peacefully to be with the Lord, surrounded by his family and loved ones, on January 31, 2019.



Julia Winter Crichton  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Judy, a lifelong resident of Charleston, West Virginia, passed away peacefully November 6, 2018, at the age of 94.



Ronald G. Sibold  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ronald G. Sibold, 83, of Columbus, GA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at his home surrounded by family. A Celebration of Life ...



Barbara Jo (Pittman) Beane  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Barbara Jo (Pittman) Beane. After a valiant fight with Glioblastoma, Barbara Jo Pittman Beane, 83, of Charleston peacefully departed this life to be with our Lord ...



Henry B. Wehrle Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Henry B. Wehrle Jr., 96, passed away peacefully at his home in Wellington, Florida, on November 4, 2018. He was born October 2, 1922, in Charleston, West ...



Mattoon High School shooting suspect waives jury trial  Journal Gazette / Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — The suspect in last fall's Mattoon High School shooting, Josiah Lyons, waived his right to a jury trial Friday.



Marty Pattin | Obituaries  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- Martin W. “Marty” Pattin, age 75 of Lawrence, Kansas and formerly of Charleston, passed away on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in Charleston ...



Barbara O'Connor Morton  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Barbara O'Connor Morton, 90, of Charleston, passed away at home on Saturday, December 8, 2018. Barbara was born in Charleston, on August 5, 1928, to the ...



Caroline Richard Rossman  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Caroline Richard Rossman, 72, of Charleston, went to her heavenly home, Wednesday, December 26, 2018 after a life-long battle with multiple sclerosis.



Obituary: Alyssa Hency (1/1/19)  Standard-Democrat

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — Alyssa Denise Hency, 19, formerly of Charleston, died Dec. 30, 2018, at the University of Missouri Hospital in Columbia of injuries ...



Charlton R. Smith I  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charlton Robert Smith I, 47, of South Charleston, went to his heavenly home where he was reunited with his grandparents, James and Mary Anderson, and ...



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 ...



William T. Lively Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

William Thompson Lively Jr., formerly of Charleston, WV, died February 26, 2019, at Jupiter (FL) Trustbridge Hospice. He was 97 years old. Bill was born to Mary ...



W. Dayton Lockard  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The Rev. W. Dayton Lockard, 90, of Charleston, entered into the joy of eternal life with the Lord on December 20, 2018. He looked forward to this day, for he.



James Ray Hartman  Charleston Gazette-Mail

James Ray Hartman, 95, of Charleston, died on Monday, January 14, 2019, at Hubbard Hospice House, in Charleston. He was born April 29, 1923, ...



Charles "Charlie" Adkins, Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charles "Charlie" Ivan Adkins, Jr., 80, of Thurman, Ohio, passed away surrounded by family on November 21, 2018. Charlie was born May 22, 1938, in Madison, ...



Donald Shearer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Donald Ray Shearer, devoted husband, father and grandfather, dedicated and loyal career employee, a WWII survivor and American patriot, passed away on ...



Ruth Schuda  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ruth Jane Litton Schuda, 97, departed this life on September 27, 2018, at Thomas Hospital Hospice following a fall. Burial was at Cunningham Memorial Park in ...



Voting begins, registration still available for Nov. 6 election  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — There's still time to register to vote before next month's election and, if you have your mind made up, you don't have to wait till then to cast.



Robert Grayson Maupin  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Robert "Bob" Grayson Maupin, of Elkview, passed away on Saturday, March 2, 2019. He was born to the late Mary F. Alexander and Silas C. Maupin, on June 24 ...



Candidates cite experience in bid for vacant Kanawha Circuit Court seat  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The three candidates in the running for the Kanawha County circuit judge's post vacated in April by Jim Stucky all cited experience as a key reason for voting for ...



Charleston, Eastern Illinois University grad Marty Pattin passes away  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON — Charleston native and Eastern Illinois graduate Marty Pattin passed away in his sleep due to natural causes on Wednesday morning, Coles ...



Robert Lee Watson  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Robert Lee Watson, 82, of South Charleston, WV, passed away peacefully on November 3, 2018.



Charles F. Maloney  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Charles F. Maloney, 64, died in San Francisco, California, on October 22, 2018. He graduated from Charleston High School and attended Marshall University, ...



CHS PRESS: CHS participates in Academic Challenge regional competition  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

The Academic Challenge regional competition was held on Friday, February 1, 2019 at Lake Land College. At this challenge, students from the surrounding ...



Michael Wright  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

WINCHESTER -- Michael Don “Cody” Wright, 62 of Winchester passed away January 2, 2019 at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield after a six year hard ...



Candidate profile: Doug Skaff Jr., House of Delegates, 35th District  Charleston Gazette-Mail

South Charleston. Education: South Charleston High School; West Virginia University; West Virginia State, honorary doctorate. Occupation: Managing partner of ...



Frances Elizabeth (Rhodes) Fruth  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Frances Elizabeth Rhodes Fruth of Point Pleasant, W.Va., finished a long and amazing life on January 21, 2019. She was born on August 2, 1928, to the late ...



Charleston High School Girls Track Team Does Well at State  Southeast Missourian

Danitra Jones, Senior at Charleston High School, won the Class 2 State Title in the 100 m dash -12:55 time. She also placed second in the 200 m dash-25:70.



Marvin R. Barker, Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marvin R. Barker, Jr. was born on March 14, 1947 and passed away at 71 years of age on September 29, 2018. He was the first son to Marvin Ray.



James Earl Hill Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

James Earl Hill Jr. departed this life on Wednesday, November 7, 2018.



Susan K. Harkless  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Susan Kathryn Harkless, of Cedar Grove, died and went to her heavenly home on November 9, 2018. She was born on June 12, 1926, to parents Wilfred and ...



Maxine Eva Hughes Bruce  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Maxine Eva Hughes Bruce, 80, of St. Albans, was called home peacefully to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, March 1, 2019 after an extended illness.



SVHS faces tough test  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - While November is still a ways off championship high school football will hit a fever-pitch Friday when the Spring Valley Timberwolves travel to ...



From '51 through '67, Beckley boys basketball zoomed past Charleston High  Charleston Gazette-Mail

THE GAME'S first four minutes belonged solely to Charleston High School's Rodney Hundley, a more formal name often used by sportswriters back then.



Underground Cinema gets new name | Arts & Entertainment  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The West Virginia International Film Festival's Underground Cinema will be renamed the “Floralee Hark Cohen Cinema,” in honor of Floralee Hark Cohen, the ...



North continues dominance in WV prep football all-star game  Huntington Herald Dispatch

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. - The South certainly had its share of splash plays, especially from receiver Curon Cordon. But the rest of the game went quite ...



Shawn A. Morton  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Shawn Anthony Morton, 47, of Oakland, Tenn., born February 15, 1971, in South Charleston, W.Va., departed this life on October 30, 2018. He was a graduate of ...



Betty Jean Bailes  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Betty Jean Bailes, 85, of Charleston, made the journey to Heaven on Monday, June 11, 2018, at Hubbard House Hospice care center after several years of ...



Linwood Wells Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Linwood Theodore Wells Jr., 81, of Richmond, Va., passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2019. He was born August 3, 1937, the son of Virginia Bundy, from Lebanon ...



Charleston board OKs second assistant superintendent | Local  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON -- Adding a second assistant superintendent was one of the changes to the school district's administration that the Charleston school board ...



Frank Giardina: West Virginians and the NBA Draft  Charleston Gazette-Mail

In West Virginia, this can be considered a slow time of the year in sports. We are not a pro sports state. The high schools are done. The college teams.



Carole Nelson Workman  Hanford Sentinel

Carole Nelson Workman. July 15, 1933 - January 25, 2019. Carole Nelson Workman was born July 15, 1933 in Charleston, South Carolina. She was the only ...



Longtime director Bob Anderson retires from SCCVB  Charleston Gazette-Mail

When pondering the retirement of Bob T. Anderson Sr., the indefatigable long-time executive director of the South Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau, ...



Roundup: Pierria Henry to play for Celtics Summer League team  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Multiple reports including one from the Boston Celtics SB Nation blog reported Friday morning that South Charleston High School graduate Pierria Henry will ...



Keefe named Charleston Middle School principal | News  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

CHARLESTON (JG-TC) -- The school board voted Wednesday evening to transfer Charleston High School Assistant Principal Tim Keefe to the Charleston ...



Ronald L. Young  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Ronald Lee "Ron" Young, died October 4, 2018. He was born on Friday, July 13, 1934, (good luck to all who knew him), the son of Lawrence and Lynda Mae ...



Teachers union optimistic as session begins  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON — The Charleston Gazette-Mail's front page for the March 7, 2018, edition punctuated the energy of West Virginia's statewide educators' strike as ...



Orace Meadows Jr.  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Orace Wellington Meadows Jr, 86, of Marmet, passed away unexpectedly on July 31, 2018, at his residence. Junior was a man who lived by the mottos "leave it ...



Engagement: Duenne -- Heath (1/27/18)  Southeast Missourian

Alan and Angie Duenne of Charleston, Missouri, announce the engagement of their daughter, Taylor Lauren Duenne, to Cameron Mitchell Heath Jr. He is the ...



Marie Putnam (Duduit) Capinpin  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marie. Putnam (Duduit) Capinpin, left this world after a 2 year struggle with Lewy Body Dementia on August 6, 2018. She was born in Charleston, WV, March 21, ...



North-South Football Classic: Cabell Midland's Brier Elswick getting used to WVSU campus  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Brier Elswick enjoyed becoming familiar with his surroundings at West Virginia State University during North-South Football Classic practice this week.



Former DuPont High athletes reunite, reminisce  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The school no longer exists, but Panther pride never dies. So says Rob Ryan of the DuPont High School graduating class of 1974 who organized a reunion ...



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