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2008-09-30 21:00:33

A Cross Lanes man was arrested and charged with sexually assaulting his niece. Michael Gene Parsons, 41, is being held at South Central Regional Jail. Nitro police arrived at a home on 15th Street at 3 p.m. Monday in response to a report of a sexual assault.

2008-09-24 18:00:22

By Rusty Marks About 100 people who have been waiting 30 years for public water on a ridgetop high above Derricks Creek may not have to wait much longer. "This will probably be a spring project," said Jennifer Sayre, deputy county manager for the Kanawha County Commission.

2008-09-22 03:00:22

By Harris, Linda Contract talks between the United Steelworkers union and steel giant ArcelorMittal continue. With their current agreement set to expire Sept. 1, Local 2911 President Mark Glyptis said the groups have already been at the table for 13 weeks.

2008-09-20 12:00:16

By Rick Steelhammer What's 12 feet long, has 6-inch claws and weighs a ton or more? It's Megalonyx jeffersonii, and starting Saturday, a precise scientific replica of its skeletal remains will be on display at the West Virginia Geological Survey Museum near Morgantown.

2008-09-18 18:00:29

Officials at Canaan Valley National Wildlife Refuge are looking for a few good men and women to volunteer as tree planters Saturday and Sunday as part of a red spruce reforestation project for the refuge. Volunteers are asked to meet at the refuge's visitor center on W.Va. 32 at 9 a.m.

2008-09-17 21:00:18

By Nadia Malik nmalik@@dailyherald.com An initiative by the manager to find direction for Chicago Executive Airport will likely fall through because of concerns about cost.

2008-09-17 18:00:14

By Metro photos by Robert Saunders A backhoe digs into the pile of metal and ashes that is all that remains of the main structure at Milton Flea Marker after fire leveled it last week. Owner Boyd Meadows says he has plans to rebuild what was the largest flea market in West Virginia.

2008-09-15 21:00:18

Friends of Old-Time Music and Dance Since 1981, FOOTMAD has brought folk, blues, ethnic and alternative music to the Kanawha Valley. October 18 Gandydancer is made up of West Virginia's own old-time string band.

2008-09-11 21:00:17

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Want to see your town on the silver screen? The West Virginia Film Office can help. It's hosting a series of community workshops on what to expect when a movie crew comes to town and how to become known among moviemakers as a "film-friendly" venue.

2008-09-11 15:00:40

NEW YORK, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Don Stevenson, known as the "Pacin' Parson" will complete an epic journey spanning 13,000 miles across the United States on Monday, September 15. Mr.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.