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Editorial cartoon for September 29, 2015
Editorial cartoon for September 29, 2015

Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out with sprained MCL
Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger out with sprained MCL

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger gingerly made his way out of the Pittsburgh Steelers facility on Monday, his left leg immobilized under a brace and his attitude upbeat.

The leader of one of the NFL’s most dynamic offenses is...

Bo Webb: You can’t be both ‘pro-life’ and silent on mountaintop removal dangers

West Virginia’s majority of voters are pro-life. This much was evident in last year’s election as Evan Jenkins and Alex Mooney both won seats in the U.S House of Representatives after campaigning proudly on their perception of pro-life....

Gazette editorial: Troubling issue of justice

On Oct. 8, the West Virginia Supreme Court will hear a controversial case in which former Harrison County prosecutors are accused of hiding DNA evidence that would have cleared a rape suspect. Here’s the background:

Joseph Buffey was a...

Funerals for: September 29, 2015

Call, Rose 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Coiner, Dora 11 a.m., Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Dodd, Ann 11 a.m., Church of Jesus Christ of Latter

Gardner, Wanda 6 p....

Samuel L. Bates

Samuel L. Bates, 76, of Point Pleasant, died Sept. 27, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant, with visitation one hour prior.

Grover C. Darby, Sr.
Grover C. Darby, Sr.

Grover C. Darby, Sr., 87, of Big Chimney, went home to be with the Lord Jesus Christ on Sept. 27, 2015. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.

He was preceded in death by his daughter, Penny L. Darby McGuire; parents,...

Victor L. Coiner Sr.

Victor Luther Coiner Sr., 83, of Clendenin, died Sept. 23, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House. Services are pending at this time with Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.

Mary Lou Atkins

Mary Lou Atkins, 83, of Charleston, passed away Sept. 26, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at United Disciples of Christ Church, South Charleston. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South...

Leah "Ginny" Lytton

Leah Virginia "Ginny" Lytton, 89, of Dunbar, passed away Sunday, Sept. 27, 2015.

She graduated cum laude from Morris Harvey College and was a dedicated elementary school teacher for many years in the Dunbar area.

Ginny was a lifelong...

Jon M. Pritt
Jon M. Pritt

Jon M. Pritt, 44, of Charleston, passed away Friday, Sept. 25, 2015.

Jon was a graduate of Sissonville High School and West Virginia State University. He was employed by CPG, a division of Columbia Gas, as a land agent. Jon enjoyed writing,...

Billy Edwin Phillips

Billy Edwin Phillips, 81, died Sept. 27, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 2, at Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 1, at the funeral home.

George O. Gregorich

George Omer Gregorich, 93, of Chapel, Braxton County, passed away Sept. 26, 2015 at Braxton County Memorial Hospital.

He was born Jan. 22, 1922, a son of the late Frank and Lula Carte Gregorich.

He was an Army Air Corps veteran of World...

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