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Tomblin announces recommendations for grant funding

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin Thursday announced 11 state recommendations for the Appalachian Regional Commission Investment Program grants, totaling more than $4.7 million in grant funding.

The West Virginia Development Office administers the...

Readers’ Vent: Sept. 11, 2015

In the Bible, homosexuality is mentioned seven times and not once by Jesus himself. The Bible also mentions taking care of the poor over 300 times, often directly by Jesus. Guess which issue right-wing Christians obsess about?

The people calling ...

Funerals for: September 11, 2015

Carpenter, Lloyd 11 a.m., Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Carter, Joseph W. 11 a.m., Cunningham

Goodman, Fredlene 7 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Gray, Gregory A. 1 p.m., United...

Dustin W. Hartwell
Dustin W. Hartwell

Dustin Ward Hartwell, 43, of South Charleston, passed away Sept. 5, 2015 in Pataskala, Ohio, while enjoying something he loved.

He was a graduate of South Charleston High School. Dustin was the life of the party wherever he was. He always helped ...

Clifton Gale Price, Sr.

Clifton Gale Price, Sr., 84, of Ravenswood, died Sept. 9, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, with visitation one hour prior.

Emmit D. Facemire

Emmit D. Facemire, 78, of Little Birch, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston.

He was born Sept. 26, 1936 in Sutton, the son of the late Ira Ward and Clara Collins Facemire.

Emmit was a self-employed...

Ernest Ray Pauley
Ernest Ray Pauley

Ernest Ray Pauley, 88, of Dunbar, went home to the Lord Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston.

He was a World War II Army veteran. He worked as a butcher for Gunnoe's Country Sausage and later was the owner of...

Jamey Edward Stover
Jamey Edward Stover

Jamey "Bearhunter" Stover, 43, of Walton, passed away at UPMC Mercy Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pa., on Sept. 7, 2015 after a pipeline accident that occurred on July 15, 2015.

Jamey was a member of Local 132 Operating Engineers and employed by Pete...

Brandon J. Lough

Brandon Joseph Lough, 5, of Staats Mill, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015 at home following a long illness.

Brandon is survived by his parents, Aaron Lough and Stacey Light of Staats Mill; sister, McKenzie Lough at home; grandparents, John...

Joe Douglas Ellis

Joe Douglas Ellis, 83, of Gilbert, died Sept. 8, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12, at Mounts Funeral Home Chapel, Gilbert, with visitation two hours prior.

Rita F. Matherly

Rita Faye Matherly passed into eternity on Sept. 9, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at Rose & Quesenberry Funeral Home Chapel, Shady Spring, with visitation 30 minutes prior.

Frederick J. Tawney

Frederick J. Tawney, 55, died Sept. 7, 2015 at home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jarrett "Buzz" and Frances Roberts Tawney, and an infant sister, Karen Frances Tawney.

Fred is survived by his sister, Nancy Tawney of Cross...

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