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Body found in Kanawha River, near South Charleston

Body found in Kanawha River, near South Charleston

Authorities recovered a body from the Kanawha River just before noon on Thursday.

The Church Mouse thrift store in Cross Lanes moves into bigger space

The Church Mouse thrift store in Cross Lanes moves into bigger space

The Church Mouse thrift store in Cross Lanes is in a bigger location now, but it hasn’t lost its cozy, friendly atmosphere.

Letter: Justice Cleckley’s legacy lives on (Gazette)

Letter: Justice Cleckley’s legacy lives on (Gazette)

As a West Virginia University law graduate, I was privileged to have been a law school student of professor Franklin D. Cleckley, the preeminent trial lawyer and Supreme Court Justice who passed away on Aug. 14.

Jared Bernstein: The importance of historical perspective in understanding recent good economic news

Jared Bernstein: The importance of historical perspective in understanding recent good economic news

When the Census Bureau’s closely watched income, poverty and health insurance results for 2016 came out last week, those of us who track such numbers were glad to see the results. Poverty fell, middle-class incomes rose and the...

Review: ‘Stronger’ a heart-wrenching story of survival

Review: ‘Stronger’ a heart-wrenching story of survival

“Stronger “ is about a survivor but it is not a feel-good movie.

Review: ‘Kingsman’ sequel lacks punch, vibe of first film

Review: ‘Kingsman’ sequel lacks punch, vibe of first film

In the first film about a secret spy group known as Kingsman, we learned they are well-dressed, courtly and perfectly groomed. But by the second film, there’s a decidedly ungentlemanly whiff about them — of desperation.

Christian’s Sports Beat: Four years to remember

Christian’s Sports Beat: Four years to remember

I never know when an idea for a column will pop into my head, and this week’s occurred when I was running through the neighbor adjacent to Valley Park recently and crossed paths with Barkley Castro, a Winfield native and currently a member of...

David M. Fryson: Beauty for ashes (Gazette)

David M. Fryson: Beauty for ashes (Gazette)

Isaiah 61:3 “to console those who mourn in Zion, to give them beauty for ashes ...

Longtime WV SUPCO clerk leaving for federal court

Longtime WV SUPCO clerk leaving for federal court

Longtime state Supreme Court clerk Rory Perry II said Thursday he’s leaving state government to become a U.S. District Court clerk.

Man held on $1 million bail after pursuit from Mingo to Logan

Man held on $1 million bail after pursuit from Mingo to Logan

An armed man allegedly collided with two patrol vehicles during a pursuit that ended in Logan County on Wednesday.

Man arrested after explosion in Kanawha City dumpster

Man arrested after explosion in Kanawha City dumpster

A Charleston man allegedly set off an explosion so strong it shook a nearby police cruiser in Kanawha City on Thursday morning.

Funerals for: September 21, 2017

Branham, Amanda Noon, Allen Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Bryant, Janet 1 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Crites Jr., Roy 7:30 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

Gallimore, Donald ...

Frank Elkins

Frank Elkins

Frank Thomas Elkins, 79, of Spurlockville, WV, (formerly of Hurricane, WV) passed away September 16, 2017, at St. Mary's Medical Center in Huntington, WV.

He was born May 9, 1938, in Brushton, Boone County, WV, the youngest of eight children of...

Sue Ann Newhouse

Sue Ann Newhouse, 76, of Nitro, passed away peacefully Tuesday, September 19, 2017, surrounded by her family.

She retired from Stone & Thomas Department Store after 27 years of service. Sue liked sewing and taking care of her family. She is...

Lena Carpenter McKemy

Lena Carpenter McKemy

Lena Carpenter McKemy, 99, of Charleston, passed away September 19, 2017.

Lena was raised in Putnam County, served our country as one of the "Rosie The Riveter" ladies, during WWII in Akron, Ohio. She put herself through nursing school while...

Michael Thomas Baire

Michael Thomas Baire

Michael Thomas Baire, 62, of Alum Creek, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at home surrounded by his family and friends.

Mike was a truck driver for over 30 years, most recently a pickup and delivery driver for Estes...

Michael "Scratch" Burris

Michael "Scratch" Wells Burris, 76, of Letart, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his home following an extended illness. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, September 23, at the Foglesong Funeral Home, Mason. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p....

James T. Hildebrand

James T. Hildebrand, 100, of St. Albans, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017. A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, September 22, at Sunset Memorial Park, South Charleston. Snodgrass Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

Vivian L. Newhouse

Vivian L. Newhouse

Vivian Lucille Newhouse, 88, of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Noble Newhouse; parents, Youell and Belva Lilly; sister,...

Andrew M. Abshire

Andrew Marlin Abshire, 76, of Madison, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at his home.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Holly and Verna Halstead Abshire.

He was a retired supervisor from AEP, an Army veteran, and a member of...

Gladys Varney

Gladys Marie Bartram Varney, 85, of Ravenswood, passed away September 19, 2017, at her daughter's home on Virginia Street. Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, September 21, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood, W.Va. Friends may visit the...

Joni Irene Haynes

Joni Irene Haynes, 37, of St. Albans, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Elizabeth Davis

Elizabeth Brown Stamper Davis, 92, of Scott Depot, formerly of Ashland, Ky., peacefully passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Rolling Meadows Place, Scott Depot. Funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, September 23, at the Steen Funeral...

Elsie Turner

Elsie Turner

Elsie Garrett Turner, 87, of Vienna, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 19, 2017, surrounded by her family.

Elsie was born on May 14, 1930, to the late Eustice and Mary Garrett of Hurricane.

In addition to her parents, she was ...