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Metro West Calendar: July 31-Aug. 6, 2019

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Wednesday, July 31

Wednesday Bible Study: New Testament Christian Church of Cross Lanes holds a morning Bible Study at 10 a.m. every Wednesday, with food, fellowship and in-depth study of the Bible. The church is located at 5252 Big Tyler Road, two doors past the T&M Meat Market. For more information, call Alice Pettit at 304-380-6473.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Food Truck: The Shape Shop Food Truck will be serving items at First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans, 201 Kanawha Terrace, St. Albans, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Pizza, sandwiches, salads, paninis, wraps, soup, bakery items and ice cream will be available.

Creation Science Group: The Kanawha Creation Science Group will hold its monthly meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the South Charleston First Church of the Nazarene, 4923 Kentucky St., South Charleston. The open meeting will include a presentation on creation vs. evolution issues. For more information, e-mail, phone Brock at 304-206-8205 or visit

Friday, Aug. 2

Littles’ Storytime: Littles’ Storytime programs are offered each Friday from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. for ages infant to 5, accompanied by a parent or guardian, at the First Presbyterian Church of St. Albans. The free program includes reading books, making crafts, playing games, singing songs and serving kid-friendly snacks. If you have questions or need to directions to the church, call First Presbyterian Church at 304-727-2241.

Family Pool Night: A Family Fun Pool Night will take place from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at St. Albans City Park. A DJ will play music and raffle prizes will be awarded. Admission is free and concessions can be purchased. Rocky’s World of Ice Cream will also be on site. For more information, phone 304-533-4872.

Rummage Sale: Poca United Methodist Church, 112 Silver St., Poca, will host a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, and 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 3.

Saturday, Aug. 3

Rummage/Hot Dog/Bake Sale: Christ the King Church, 1504 Grosscup Ave., Dunbar, will host rummage, hot dog and bake sales from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the church.

25177 Foundation Golf: The 16th Annual 25177 Foundation Golf Outing will be held at Big Bend Golf Course in Tornado. This is a two-person scramble event, with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Breakfast, lunch, a snack and all beverages are included in the entry fee of $95 per golfer and $190 per team. Register by sending your entry fee, name and T-shirt size to: 25177 Foundation, P.O. Box 1202, St. Albans, WV 25177 or emailing the information to For more information, call Walt, 304-552-6547.

Actor Meet & Greet: St. Albans native Joe Chrest, who stars in the Netflix series “Stranger Things,” will meet and greet fans from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Coal River Coffee Company, Olde Main Plaza, in St. Albans.

Monday, Aug. 5

Kanawha GOP Women: The Kanawha County Republican Women will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the Charleston Coliseum and Convention Center. The guest speaker will be Charleston Mayor Amy Shuler Goodwin. A buffet luncheon will be available and parking is free.

Tuesday, Aug. 6

Basket Weaving Class: A basket weaving class will take place from 5 to 8 p.m. at BridgeValley Community and Technical College. For more details, call or text 304-389-2907.

Funerals for Saturday, August 24, 2019

Barron, Dennis - 11 a.m., Airborne Church, Martinsburg.
Baylor, Elizabeth - 1 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.
Bonds Jr., Patrick - 1 p.m., King of Glory International Ministries, Charleston.
Burgess, Corey - 5 p.m., Aldersgate United Methodist Church.
Burns, Helen - 11 a.m., Stump Funeral Home & Cremation, Inc., Grantsville.
Caldwell, Gary - 6 p.m., Long & Fisher Funeral Home, Sissonville.
Casto, Carroll - 1 p.m., Raynes Funeral Home, Eleanor.
Casto, Roger - 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.
Duty, Fred - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.
Fisher, Bernard - 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.
Gwinn, Lloyd - Noon, Church of Christ, Craigsville.  
Habjan, Nathan - 1 p.m., Wilson-Smith Funeral Home, Clay. 
Hall, Daniel - Noon, Witcher Baptist Church.
Hinkle, Ethel - Noon, Church of Christ, Craigsville.  
Hoffman, Bruce - 2 p.m., Foglesong - Casto Funeral Home, Mason.  
Kinder, Siegel - 1 p.m., Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet.
Kyler, Virgil - 11 a.m., Pleasant Grove Cemetery, Reedy.
Palmer, William - 1 p.m., Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston. 
Raynes Sr., Steven - 1 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.
Truman, James - 2 p.m., Newton Baptist Church, Newton.
Turner, Keith - Noon, Full Gospel Assembly,  Huntington. 
Webb, Antoinette - 11 a.m., SS Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.
Wilson, Greg - Noon, Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.
Withrow, James - 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home Chapel, Cedar Grove.