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West Virginians to attend pope’s U.S. visit
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West Virginians to attend pope’s U.S. visit

Several West Virginians will be in attendance later this month when tens of thousands of people flock to Washington, D.C., New York City and Philadelphia for Pope Francis’ historic first visit to the United States.

Monsignor Edward Sadie,...

Boil-water advisories

Beckley Water Company has lifted a boil-water advisory issued for customers in the 400 block and 500 block on Dry Hill Road, including Summit Drive and Munson Avenue.

The Raleigh County Public Service District has issued a boil-water...

With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license
With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage license

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) – A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk’s office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the...

6 plead guilty in Baltimore-to-West Virginia heroin case

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Six people have admitted their roles in a heroin trafficking operation.

U.S. Attorney William Ihlenfeld says the operation that transported heroin from Baltimore into West Virginia was disrupted by a 163-count...

Police: Man charged after stepfather finds baby alone in car

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. (AP) – A Clarksburg man has been arrested after police say his stepfather found the man’s 11-month-old baby alone in a locked car at Walmart.

The Exponent Telegram reports 35-...

Partnership to turn former W.Va. school into senior housing

FAIRMONT, W.Va. (AP) – A partnership plans to turn a former junior high school in Fairmont into housing for senior citizens.

Developers say the project at the former Miller Junior High School Building will include 26 two-bedroom and 22...

Funerals for: September 04, 2015

Armstead, Samuel W. 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Baldwin, Willis D. Sr. Noon, Broyles

Barker, Louella 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Bennett, Samuel...

Anna Rose O'Kelly
Anna Rose O'Kelly

Anna Rose McNeely O'Kelly, 85, loving wife and mother, of South Charleston, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on the morning of Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015. Anna was born Oct. 31, 1929 at Peach Creek. She was a faithful member of Oakwood...

Shelia Dawn Tucker

Shelia Dawn Tucker, 42, of South Charleston, passed away Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015 at her residence after a sudden illness.

She was the owner and operator of Tucker's Tire along with her husband, and a homemaker. Shelia was a Christian....

Ruby E. Jones

Ruby E. Jones, 81, of Spencer, died Sept. 3, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 6, at Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer, with visitation one hour prior.

Elsie Jo Keith Skaggs

Elsie Jo Keith Skaggs, 84, of Woodbridge, Va., died Sept. 2, 2015 at Sentara Northern Virginia Medical Center. Arrangements are incomplete at this time with Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Helen J. Chewning

Helen Jean Chewning, 80, of Madison, passed away Sept 2, 2015 at Logan Regional Medical Center, Logan.

She was a member of Bible Baptist Church and a homemaker.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Connie Mack Chewning, and son,...

Lorene Shank
Lorene Shank

Lorene Shank, 97, passed away Sept. 1, 2015 at her home.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Shank, and son, William E. "Stuff" Shank.

Lorene was a homemaker who loved to make quilts.

She is survived by her children, ...

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