CLAY — People living in and around this Elk River town had to drive nearly an hour to buy fresh meat and produce after the Clay IGA, the county’s only supermarket, closed last June after filing for bankruptcy.

Veteran journalist Lee Wolverton is taking over leadership of the news division of HD Media, publisher of the Charleston Gazette-Mail and (Huntington) Herald-Dispatch.

Appalachian Power, along with Wheeling Power, has made a filing to the West Virginia Public Service Commission that, if approved, would result in a 10.9% increase in most residential customers’ electric bill.

Danny’s BBQ Shack, which opened Wednesday in the 1000 block of Quarrier Street, had a full house during the lunch rush. Charleston’s former mayor Danny Jones was a restaurateur, among other things, before he was mayor. The restaurant is open for lunch only and features barbecue sandwiches and ribs.

Funerals for Friday, June 5, 2020

Holstein Jr., Gary - Noon, streaming live, see obituary.

Moore, Anna - 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Smith, Dolan - 11 a.m., Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville.

Tanner, Billy - 4 p.m., Odd Fellows Cemetery, Diana.

Wilson, Rosa - Noon, Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Young, Dollie - 11 a.m., Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans.