$14M approved for flood demolition, repairs

$14M approved for flood demolition, repairs

SAM OWENS | Charleston Gazette-Mail ¬ Furniture, paper files and other items that are covered in flood mud sit outside on the sidewalk at Herbert Hoover High School in Clendenin, W.Va., in this file photo

A little more than $14 million will soon flow into West Virginia from the federal government to help the state continue to repair after the devastating June flood last year which killed 23 people, according to a news release.

Senators Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., and Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., announced Tuesday afternoon that the Federal Emergency Management Agency will send $14,014,493 to the Mountain State for several different projects.

The money will go toward the following projects:

n $3,066,778 to the state’s School Building Authority for the demolition of Summersville Middle School which was damaged during the flood.

n $2,740,663 also to the School Building Authority for “Emergency Protective Measures” for the demolition of Herbert Hoover High School.

n 6,604,350 to the Kanawha County Board of Education to place modular units at Elkview Middle School.

n $1,602,700 also to the Kanawha County BOE for modular units to be placed at Bridge Elementary School.


Adkins, Tressa - 6 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, Spring Hill.

Angel, Larry - 1 p.m., St. Albans Church of the Nazarene, St. Albans.

Brown, Clara - Noon, Jackson County Memory Gardens, Cottageville.

Conley, Billy - 6 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Ellis, Emert - 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Green, Judy - Noon, Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Hackney, Teddy - 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Hager, Naomi - 1 p.m., Montgomery Memorial Park Chapel, London.

Higginbotham, Alice - 2 p.m., First Baptist Church, St. Albans.

Hill, Peggy - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Hunter, Lauria - 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Lewis, James - 11 a.m., Buffalo Memorial Park, Buffalo.

Mull, Melanie - 3 p.m., McGhee - Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Radford, David - 11 a.m., Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Shingleton, Carole - 11 a.m., Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Sigman Sr., Ralph - Noon, Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Snyder, Jeffrey - 1 p.m., Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Spaulding, Gladys - 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane.

Stone, Judith - 2 p.m., Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Taylor, Naomi - 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.

Webb, Tommy - 7 p.m., Loudendale Freewill Baptist Church, Charleston.

Williams, Jennie - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.