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Education Outreach Program offering students unique STEM opportunities  United States Army

Many high school juniors spend the summer before their senior year with friends or classmates they may not see often following graduation. But, 18-year-old ...



Briefs: Pat Perry baseball camp dates set  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

Pat Perry baseball camp dates set. Pat Perry's Summer Baseball Camp will be held next week at Shelbyville's Forest Park. It runs from May 28-31 from 9 a.m. to ...



Obituary: Jerris Crosier (5/29/19)  Standard-Democrat

EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. — Jerris Ann Brumley Crosier, 71, died May 28, 2019, at her home in East Prairie. Born Oct. 28, 1947, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of the late ...



East Central Reporter  East Central Reporter

Mattoon Community Unit School District 2 Board of Education met Feb. 12. Here is the minutes provided by the board: The meeting was called to order by ...



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.



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.



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 ...



The Key to the Perfect Holiday Get Together: 5 Tips to Try  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.



Everyday Hero: Michael Minner  KFVS

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



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.



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 ...



Obituary: Terri Lawrence (12/4/18)  Standard-Democrat

CHARLESTON, Mo. —Terri JoAnn “Terrann” Lawrence, 56, died Nov. 29, 2018, at her home. Born Aug. 4, 1962, in Wyatt, daughter of the late Thomas Williams ...



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: 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 ...



Local schools set dates for high school graduation  Standard-Democrat

SIKESTON — Members of the class of 2019 will begin receiving their high school diplomas in less than a month as several area high schools will graduate their ...



South Charleston girl missing since last week  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Police are looking for a South Charleston girl who has been missing since last week.



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 ...



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 ...



Kanawha board hires new health officer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

During its bi-monthly meeting on Thursday evening, the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department's Board of Health hired a new health officer to replace interim ...



Roundup: North-South football coaches announced  Charleston Gazette-Mail

A.J. Harman of Liberty Harrison and David Moneypenny of Fayetteville have been selected as head coaches for the WCHS-TV/Fox-11 North South Football ...



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 ...



Things to do today: March 23, 2019 | Arts & Entertainment  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Music. BLUES REVUE: 6 p.m. Tickets $15. With Lady D, Mississippi Raglips and the River Dogs, Seoul Crushers. Hansford Center, 500 Washington St., ...



Boys basketball: Josh Daniel recommended as South Charleston's new coach  Charleston Gazette-Mail

South Charleston High School has recommended former Herbert Hoover coach Josh Daniel to the Kanawha County Board of Education for its boys basketball ...



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 ...



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, ...



Mullens seeks another term as SC mayor to keep development plans rolling  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Not long after signing on with the City of South Charleston as a lifeguard at the age of 19, Frank Mullens began planning ways to make a bigger splash in.



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Kanawha County native trying to become the next 'American Idol'  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Kia Ayers has high hopes about her chances on ABC's “American Idol,” though she really won't know for a few weeks whether she'll be a contestant on the show ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Rebecca Ann Zegeer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Rebecca Ann (Zegeer) Gouge, 63, of Clayton, N.Y., passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown, N.Y., after a long ...



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 ...



Agathia Vanetta (Hawkins) Chester  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Agathia Vanetta (Hawkins) Chester, 68, affectionately known to all as "Gaye," peacefully transitioned from this world to eternal rest at Hubbard Hospice House ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Anthony "Chris" Melton  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Anthony Christian "Chris" Melton, age 48, a resident of Charleston, W.Va., passed away Friday, February 22, 2019 at his home. He was born June 27, 1970 in ...



One Month at a Time: It's not always smooth sailing for AmeriCorps volunteers  Charleston Gazette-Mail

My time with River Six Team was scattered and kind of hit-or-miss.



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 ...



Keefe named Charleston Middle School principal | News | jg-tc.com  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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 ...



Swann flashing her speed for HHS  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Huntington High's Kaiti Swann is known for basketball, but watching her circle the bases Thursday in a softball game with Ashland, a fan might think she was a ...



Richard "Dick" Fletcher  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Richard "Dick" Fletcher, 76, of Charleston, WV, entered into rest on November 10, 2018, after a long and courageous battle with cancer, but he never let it get ...



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, ...



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.



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 ...



Community calendar | Cv News  The Logan Banner

MAY 18n The Danville Hawks will host a free youth football clinic at the Scott High football facility with special guest, former West Virginia University quarterback ...



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 ...



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.



Prep Sports  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Prep softball: North, South squads split rain-shortened all-star showcase. By Ryan Pritt Staff writer; Jun 13, 2019. BUFFALO — Three rain delays spelled the ...



Former DuPont High athletes reunite, reminisce  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The school no longer exists, but Panther pride never dies.



WV hoops great, sports banquet honoree has advice for young athletes  Huntington Herald Dispatch

CHARLESTON - Chris Smith is no stranger to snagging each opportunity afforded him.After all, the Charleston native and former Virginia Tech basketball ...



Knights' Schmidt performed well on state's biggest stage  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Chandler Schmidt might have played himself on to the West Virginia Sports Writers Association all-state first team.The Cabell Midland freshman guard put on a ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Tyler L. Harris  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Tyler L. Harris, 25, born November 3rd, 1992 in Cleveland, Ohio went to be with the Lord Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 while living in Lynchburg, Virginia.



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.



Heartland's Best Students for 2018  KFVS

KFVS is proud to recognize all of the Heartland's Best Students.



Marshall University graduates more than 1,500 | Marshall University  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - Where they had come from was as varied as where they were headed next.But one common thread will bind them wherever they wind up, ...



Mary Jean Barnes  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mary Jean Barnes, 90, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018. Mary Jean was a well-known music teacher having taught students for many years at ...



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, ...



Teen vaping doubles as other drug, alcohol use falls  KTRK-TV

Twice as many high school students are using nicotine-tinged electronic cigarettes compared with last year.



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 ...



Frank Giardina: Remembering Joe Pendry, Frank Vincent and Putnam County stars  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Wyoming County in southern West Virginia has a storied athletic history. For example, Pineville's Richard “Buzzy” Wilkinson was a basketball legend at the ...



Harold R. Kuhn  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Harold R. Kuhn, 79, of South Charleston, went to Heaven to join his brother, sister and parents on Monday, July 16, 2018. He was born August 26, 1938, ...



Cheerleaders represent Mingo at North-South game | Sports  Williamson Daily News

Hayley Trent and Kyanna Woods represented Mingo Central High School while Bekah White and Skylar Mitchell represented Tug Valley High School at the ...



North-South Football Classic: Anything's possible in all-star showdown  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Those who think they know what will happen in Saturday's North-South Football Classic are probably just blowing smoke.



Stonewall Jackson upset solidifies 'Sugar Bear's' place in state prep football annals  Charleston Gazette-Mail

ON THE EVE of their big, season-ending football game against Charleston High School at Laidley Field in 1967, the Stonewall Jackson Generals were, by all ...



Vintage West Virginia  Charleston Gazette-Mail

wvgazettemail.com 1001 Virginia St. East Charleston, WV 25301. Phone: 304-348-5140. Email: support@wvgazettemail.com · Facebook · Twitter · LinkedIn ...



River City Youth Ballet Ensemble director extols benefits of ballet technique study  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Michelle Raider, the founding Artistic Director of the River City Youth Ballet Ensemble and River City School of Dance, believes absolutely in the benefit to every ...



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.



This week in West Virginia history | Community  The Fayette Tribune

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...



POLITICO Playbook: NEW: What McConnell will say about Mueller on the Senate floor  POLITICO

FIRST IN PLAYBOOK -- SENATE MAJORITY LEADER MITCH MCCONNELL ON MUELLER: CASE CLOSED … MCCONNELL will speak on the floor at 10 a.m. ...



Report: WVU basketball player Brandon Knapper sidelined for summer  Charleston Gazette-Mail

West Virginia University basketball coach Bob Huggins addressed a MetroNews report Thursday that South Charleston native and Mountaineer guard Brandon ...



Marc Hunter Moles  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Marc Hunter Moles, of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord on June 2, 2018, after along battle with his health.



Heartland's Best Students for 2017  KFVS

Cade was named Elks Student of the Year. Cade was named for two years to cross country all-district team and a state qualifier. Cade also placed 2nd in ...



Prep notebook: Fairland's Marshall commits to Cedarville  Huntington Herald Dispatch

Fairland High School girls basketball senior forward Allie Marshall committed Thursday to play at Cedarville (Ohio) University, where next year she will join ...



Marching Thunder to host Marching Band Competition Saturday at Joan C. Edwards Stadium  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University's marching band, The Marching Thunder, will host 23 high school bands for its annual marching band competition Saturday ...



Mary Lou Ferrell  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Mary Lou Ferrell, 80, of South Charleston, West Virginia, passed away on May 28, 2018, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston, West Virginia, after a short ...



Vaughn takes on leadership role, spotlight for Cabell Midland  Huntington Herald Dispatch

ONA — Cabell Midland High School senior running back Ivan Vaughn is a positive person and all it takes is a conversation to get that sense about him. Vaughn ...



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.



Moberly Greyhounds sign four prep standouts to 2018-19 team  Moberly Monitor Index

Raeqwon Drake from Chicago, Markelo Sullivan from Louisville, Kent., Leon Perry of St. Louis and DeMarcus Sharp of Charleston are all high school seniors ...



Looking at 70 years of the Gazette-Mail Kanawha County Majorette Festival  Charleston Gazette-Mail

Bob Greene had one job. “How would you like to come down here and pick the prettiest girl in Kanawha County?” asked Sam Hindman, the executive editor of ...



Roundup: North-South football leaves UC Stadium for 2018  Charleston Gazette-Mail

The 2018 West Virginia North-South Football Classic will be played at South Charleston High School, the West Virginia Athletic Coaches Association ...



Charleston and Sikeston to match up when the football season kicks off  KFVS

SIKESTON, MO (KFVS) - The regular high school football season kicks off Friday, August 30 for teams in Missouri and southern Illinois. One of the marquee ...



Mattoon YMCA to host weightlifting meet Saturday | Local | jg-tc.com  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MATTOON -- Over 80 lifters, including an Olympic team contender who finished in fifth place at the recent World Weightlifting Championships, highlight ...



Funeral arrangements for well-known couple killed in car crash  KFVS

Funeral arrangements for a well-known Charleston couple killed in a crash this week are complete, according to the McMikle Funeral Home.



Former Miss Majorette remembers time in the spotlight  Charleston Gazette-Mail

All of a sudden, everyone knew who Kristie Roberts-Workman was.



Capital's Carnell crowned Miss Kanawha Majorette  Charleston Gazette-Mail

For Capital High School's Lauren Carnell, twirling is a family affair.



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