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National Endowment for Humanities funds 2 state projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $274,000 in grants for two projects in West Virginia.

The recipients are Shepherd University and the nonprofit West Virginia University Research Corp.

They...

National Endowment for Humanities funds 2 state projects

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The National Endowment for the Humanities has announced $274,000 in grants for two projects in West Virginia.

The recipients are Shepherd University and the nonprofit West Virginia University Research Corp.

They ...

Police: Man says he had grown marijuana for 40 years

TRIADELPHIA, W.Va. – Police say an Ohio County man has admitted to having grown marijuana on his property for about 40 years.

The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register reports that 66-year-old Ronald H. Tominack of Triadelphia was...

Bridgeport seeks federal drug unit for northern part of state

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. – Bridgeport’s City Council is seeking a federal narcotics investigation unit for the Northern District of West Virginia.

The Exponent Telegram reports that the council unanimously approved a resolution this week...

Fareed Zakaria: The real gamblers on Iran

NEW YORK — Let’s imagine that the opponents of the nuclear agreement with Iran get their way. The United States Congress kills it. What is the most likely consequence? Within one year, Iran would have more than 25,000 centrifuges, its...

Deborah A.P. Hersman: W.Va. is biggest loser in push for opioids

By Deborah A.P. Hersman

For the third time in four years, West Virginia is leading a list no state ever wants to top: it has the highest rate of unintentional injury deaths in the country.

According to the annual list released by the...

Editorial: A lifetime of ‘good doctoring’
Editorial: A lifetime of ‘good doctoring’

West Virginia and other people connected to coal mining are mourning Dr. Donald L. Rasmussen, who died on July 23 at age 87.

As a young Army veteran and doctor at the Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley, Dr. Rasmussen developed techniques...

Funerals for: July 29, 2015

Charnock, William J. 11:30 a.m., Elizabeth Memorial United Methodist Church, Charleston.

Coleman, Harry C. Sr. 2 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Conard, Delmas R. 1 p.m., Morris Funeral Home, Cowen....

Wanda J. Howery
Wanda J. Howery

Wanda Jewell Howery, 66, of Montgomery, traded this world for her mansion in heaven on July 25, 2015. She was born Dec. 18, 1948 in Marting.

Wanda was a lifelong resident of the Montgomery area. She was a waitress for many years, which endeared...

Linda Kay Hager
Linda Kay Hager

Linda Kay Browning Hager, 71, of Hamlin, born Oct. 4, 1943, went to the Lord on July 28, 2015 after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Brad and Mildred Mead Browning and was also preceded in death by one sister, Charlotte Lucas. She...

Dominick Pendola Jr.
Dominick Pendola Jr.

"Don" Dominick Victranno Pendola Jr., 90, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 27, at CAMC Memorial Hospital after a short illness.

He was the son of the late Dominick Victranno Pendola and Josephine Medica Pendola. He was ...

Mark Edward Hurd

Mark Edward Hurd, 55, of Fayetteville, died July 27, 2015. In accordance with his wishes, he was cremated. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 30, at Oak Hill United Methodist Church. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Ronald Irvin Drake

Ronald Irvin Drake, 72, of Frametown, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, July 27, 2015.

He was born July 3, 1943, a son of the late Thirl and Maysel Hall Drake.

He was a retired engineer for Norfolk Southern Railroad. He attended...

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