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Around WV: Dec. 11, 2015
Around WV: Dec. 11, 2015

In Around West Virginia today: funding for road repairs, a decline in lead paint poisoning, a city councilman pleads guilty to sex crimes, and more.

n The Federal Highway Administration is awarding

Driver hits school bus sign

Another driver hit the stop sign on a school bus this morning, according to a Kanawha County Metro 911 dispatcher.

The incident occurred in the 4200 block of Sissonville Drive at about 8 a.m.

The dispatcher did not believe any children...

Around WV: Dec. 11, 2015
Around WV: Dec. 11, 2015

In Around West Virginia today: funding for road repairs, a decline in lead paint poisoning, a city councilman pleads guilty to sex crimes, and more.

n The Federal Highway Administration is awarding ...

Dow and DuPont officially announce merger
Dow and DuPont officially announce merger

It’s official. Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont, two chemical manufacturing giants, have announced that they plan to merge.

The two companies, which are some of the largest chemical manufacturers in West Virginia, announced the merger Friday...

Officials to discuss reducing untested rape kit backlog

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Law enforcement officials are gathering in Huntington to discuss how to use grants to eliminate the backlog of untested sexual assault kits in West Virginia.

The meeting Friday at the Marshall University...

Christopher J. Regan: Congressman goes to work for himself

The Charleston Gazette-Mail printed an op-ed signed by Congressman Alex Mooney that seriously misstated key facts, and continued the moral exhibitionism that has characterized his tenure thus far. It requires debunking.

Mooney’s...

Funerals for: December 11, 2015

Barker, Ronald P. Noon, Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Betzing, Mary A. 1 p.m., Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Burch, Rev. A. Wayne 1 p.m., Faith Christian Fellowship Church, Buffalo....

Icie M. Cottrill

Icie M. Cottrill, 75, of Gretna, Ohio, formerly of Birch River, died Dec. 6, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton, with visitation one hour prior.

Neita B. Walton

Neita B. Walton, 88, of Ronceverte, died Dec. 9, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Ronceverte, with visitation one hour prior.

M. Emogene Burns
M. Emogene Burns

M. Emogene Burns, 90, of Ahoskie, N.C., formerly of Charleston, died Wednesday, Dec. 9, 2015 at her home.

Emogene retired after working for Conner's Greenhouse for many years. She was a longtime member of Calvary Baptist Church, Charleston,...

Bonnie B. Clutter

Bonnie B. Clutter, 78, of Second Creek, died Dec. 8, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Highland Park Community Church, Highland Park, with visitation one hour prior. Arrangements by Groves Funeral Home, Union.

Eva Maxine Cain

Eva Maxine Dunn Cain, 94, of Buffalo, died Dec. 8, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, at Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 13, at the funeral home.

Herbert L. Cowger

Herbert Lee "Bud" Cowger, 86, of Hacker Valley, died Dec. 5, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 12, at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 11, at the funeral home.

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