Voters in West Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District should choose Talley Sergent to represent them in Congress, because she’s the best choice for the job. They should also choose her because incumbent Congressman Alex Mooney is the wrong choice for the job.

The proposal called the Judicial Budget Oversight Amendment, or “Amendment 2” on this year’s ballot, raises some legitimate concerns about the independence of West Virginia’s judicial branch by giving control of the state’s judicial budget to the Legislature.

Funerals for Monday, July 15, 2019

Burnside, Ruth - 1 p.m., Lighthouse Baptist Church, Ivydale.

Dudding, Wesley - 2 p.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Ellis, Gloria - 11 a.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Ellison, Joshua - 11:30 a.m., Davis Creek Nazarene.

Gunnoe, Riley - 7 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Hamitou, Anthony - 2 p.m., O’Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Justice, Edna - 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Kidd, Charles - 7:30 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

Kinder, Franklin - 2 p.m., Graceland Park, South Charleston.

Peluso, Michael - Noon, Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Price, Ida - 11 a.m., Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Webber, Raymond - 11 a.m., Pineview Cemetery Mausoleum, Orgas.

Womack, Barbara - 1 p.m., St. Paul Missionary Church, St. Albans.