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Fayette, Mineral receive federal funding for Head Start

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Fayette and Mineral counties have been awarded federal funding for Head Start and Early Head Start programs.

The Department of Health and Human Services awarded more than $2 million to Fayette County. Mineral County...

Woman charged after meth ingredients found with baby’s toys, police say

A Charleston woman is charged with child neglect after police say they found methamphetamine precursors stored with her 10-month-old child’s toys in her West Side home.

Charleston police noted the Hutchinson Street home of Brandie Jean...

Man charged for threatening woman with box cutter

An Elkview man is charged with brandishing and domestic battery after slapping his girlfriend and threatening to cut her with a box cutter in eastern Kanawha County.

James Edward Foster, 39, allegedly slapped victim Tanya Contilla Roberts hard...

Former Cabell County pharmacy owner sentenced to federal prison

The former owner of a Barboursville pharmacy will spend five years in federal prison after admitting to banking crimes committed with money from illegal pharmacy sales.

Chief U.S. District Judge Robert Chambers sentenced 37-year-old Kofi Ohene...

Man faces involuntary manslaughter charge in Elk River drowning death

A Clay County man is being charged with involuntary manslaughter for allegedly failing to help a drunk woman who drowned in the Elk River.

Travis McCormick Pozzi, 25, of Bomont, allegedly last saw Freda Short floating on her back, but said he...

Funerals for: August 04, 2015

Beane, Lois 2 p.m., Crimson Springs Church, Zenith.

Boggess, Williadean L. 1 p.m., Haven of Rest Memory Gardens Mausoleum Chapel, Red House.

Carte, Ella 1 p.m., Greene

Elliott, John W. 2 p.m.,...

Belva Ann Powers

Belva Ann Powers, 92, died Aug. 2, 2015. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Andrew K. Truman

Andrew Keith Truman, 67, of Clay, entered into rest Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.

Born Sept. 16, 1947 in Maysel, he was the son of the late Harry and Beulah (Wolfe) Truman.

Andrew is survived by his wife, Vera Truman of Clay; sons, Andrew Truman...

Crystal Dawn Dale

Crystal Dawn Dale, 36, of Lewisburg, died July 31, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Visitation will be 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at the funeral home.

Lillie M. Mitchell

Lillie M. Mitchell, 96, of Charleston, died Aug. 2, 2015. Preston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Virgil H. Persinger

Virgil Howell Persinger, 80, of Richwood, died Aug. 1, 2015. Service will be noon Wednesday, Aug. 5, at Simons-Coleman Funeral Home, Richwood, with visitation beginning 30 minutes prior.

Frederick W. Dent

Frederick Wayne Dent, 65, of Fayetteville, died Aug. 1, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Denise Kay Moul

Denise Kay Moul, 50, of Nettie, died July 29, 2015. In keeping with her wishes, she was cremated. Arrangements by White Funeral Home, Summersville.

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