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Supreme Court Justice Scalia dead at 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, the intellectual cornerstone of the court’s modern conservative wing, whose elegant and acidic opinions inspired a movement of legal thinkers and ignited liberal critics, died Feb. 13 on a ranch near Marfa,...

Photos: Towing on the River
Photos: Towing on the River

Sixty-nine years old, and she is just as beautiful as she was the day she was christened in 1947. Possibly just as strong, if not stronger, with her twin diesels, she's 135 feet long, 28 feet wide and draws 71/2 feet of...

New assistant bishop to speak during Lenten series
New assistant bishop to speak during Lenten series

The new assistant bishop for the Episcopal Church of West Virginia and his wife will kick off an annual Lenten speaker series at a South Hills church on Wednesday.

Putnam teacher reflects on 60 years in classroom
Putnam teacher reflects on 60 years in classroom

Amid the changes Winfield High School has seen over the last 60 years there has been one constant: Mary Jane Anderson has always been the warm face in Room 209.

PHOTO: Teams compete for spot in History Bowl final
PHOTO: Teams compete for spot in History Bowl final

Big Brothers, Big Sisters partner with ChalleNGe Academy to aid at-risk youth

Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Central West Virginia are joining forces with the Mountaineer ChalleNGe Academy to help a growing number of West Virginia at-risk youth improve their chances for success as adults.

Funerals for: February 13, 2016

Aliff, David W. Sr. 1 p.m., Church of God of Prophecy, Sylvester.

Arthur, Eliza J. 2 p.m., Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Berger, Renata G. Noon, Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston....

David Jack Sr.

David L. Jack, Sr., 66, of Exchange, passed away February 10, 2016.

He was born January 3, 1950, a son of the late William Walter and Virginia Louise Metheny Jack.

David was a 1967 graduate of Gassaway High School. Early on he was a clerk...

Corbett Johnston Sr.

Corbett Johnston Sr., of Rainelle, died Feb. 10, 2016. Graveside service will be 3 p.m. Sun. Feb. 14, at Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. There will be no visitation. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements....

Eloiria Shafer

Eloiria "Sylvia" Shafer, 91, of Muddy Creek Mountain, Lewisburg died Feb. 12, 2016. Service will be 2 p.m. Sun. Feb. 14, at Zion's Light Baptist Church of Ronceverte. Friends may call from 1 to 2 p.m. Sun. at the church. Wallace and Wallace Funeral...

Permilla McLaughlin

Permilla E. "Peggy" McLaughlin, 91, of Roanoke, died Tues. Feb. 9, 2016. Service will be 3:30 p.m. Sun. Feb. 14, at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale. Visitation will be from 2:30 p.m. until the time of the service. Wallace and Wallace...

Charles Asay

Charles "Herk" Edgar Asay, passed away on Friday, February 12, 2016 at CAMC Memorial surrounded by this loving family. Funeral arrangements are pending with Long & Fisher Funeral Home.

Joshua M. Parsons

Joshua M. Parsons, 31, of Cross Lanes, died Feb. 3, 2016. Full obituary will be published in the Sunday Gazette-Mail. Arrangements are in the care of Elk Funeral Home.

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