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Around WV: May 18, 2016
Around WV: May 18, 2016

In Around West Virginia today: Investors see potential in downtown Beckley now that WVU-Tech is moving in, a Huntington ceremony remembers an unsolved quadruple homicide, and more.

Around WV: May 18, 2016
Around WV: May 18, 2016

In Around West Virginia today: Investors see potential in downtown Beckley now that WVU-Tech is moving in, a Huntington ceremony remembers an unsolved quadruple homicide, and more.

Some WV state parks seeking volunteer hosts

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – The state Division of Natural Resources is looking for volunteers to help at state campgrounds this summer.

Feds to vote on probable cause of deadly Amtrak derailment
Feds to vote on probable cause of deadly Amtrak derailment

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board is scheduled to meet to detail the probable cause of last year’s deadly Amtrak derailment in Philadelphia, a day after a U.S. official briefed on the...

Funerals for: May 17, 2016

Allen, Katheren "Louise" 2 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo,

Bias, Larry D. 11 a.m., Koont Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Browning, Lester T. 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Byers, Nell ...

Margaret E. Coleman

Margaret Evelyn Coleman, 97, of Hurricane, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Rev. Bernard Lough

Rev. Bernard Hayward Lough, 83, of Elkview, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He served his Lord faithfully for 45 years, serving at several churches. He served at Eccels Community Church, Eccels; Calloway...

Evelyn Gay Spaur

Evelyn Gay Spaur, 71, of Gilmer County, died May 15, 2016. Service will be 7 p.m. Friday, May 20, at Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville, with visitation beginning at 4 p.m.

Harry "Joe Bob" Parsons
Harry "Joe Bob" Parsons

Harry Lee "Joe Bob" Parsons, 82, of Charleston, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 with his family by his side. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley "Sis"; grandson-in-...

Charles "Chuck" Johnson

Charles "Chuck" Johnson, 61, of Dunbar, died May 13, 2016. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

Darrell G. Leavitt

Darrell G. Leavitt, 61, of Cabin Creek, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2016 at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, after a short illness.

Surviving are his children, Eddie Leavitt and his wife, Samie, and Misty Obryant and Darrell Browning; sister, ...

Betty Anne Cox

Betty Anne Cox, 85, of Charleston, died Saturday, May 14, 2016. A full obituary will published in tomorrow's edition. (AffordableCremationsofWV.com).

Shawn Allen Legg

Shawn Allen Legg, 52, of St. Albans, went to be with the Lord and his wife, Marcia Legg, on May 8, 2016.

He is survived by his mother, Gunna Early; his father, Clifford Legg, Jr.; sisters, Cozetta Chadick and Tracy Ulloa; brothers, Todd Legg and ...

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