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Kanawha prosecutor will go to trial -- at some point

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants will go to trial. It’s just not clear when.

A magistrate assigned to hear the misdemeanor domestic violence charges against Plants is deciding if he will set jury trials sooner or...

Odbert E. Edwards

Odbert E. Edwards, 87, of Hamlin, died Aug. 24, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 27, at the funeral home.

Ronald "Pete" Holston

Ronald "Pete" Keith Holston, 78, of Hurricane, beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather and wonderful friend to all, passed away Aug. 24, 2014 after a long illness. He was a dedicated member of First Baptist Church of Hurricane, where he served...

Dianne Chappel

Dianne Lynn Dawson Chappel Wilson, 46, of Ansted, died Aug. 24, 2014. Private graveside service was held Tuesday, Aug. 26, at Hendricks Cemetery, Turkey Creek Road, Ansted, where burial followed. Arrangements by Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home,...

Charlotte Boyd McMillan

Charlotte Georgie Boyd was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, on Nov. 30, 1919 to Marjorie McAllister Boyd and Robert Minton Boyd. With the same grace as she ice skated until the age of 67, Charlotte moved from coast to coast in Canada with her...

Thomas D. Cobb Sr.
Thomas D. Cobb Sr.

Thomas D. Cobb Sr., 74, of Midway, passed away Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at CAMC Teays Valley. He was a 1958 graduate of Buffalo High School and a U.S. Navy veteran, serving from 1958 to 1962. He loved to talk about playing football at Buffalo H.S. and...

John "Barry" Fields
John "Barry" Fields

John "Barry" Fields, 58, of South Charleston, passed away Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, after a long battle with cancer.

He was preceded in death by his beloved sister, Kathy Walker, and grandmother,...

Loris Ellen Dalton
Loris Ellen Dalton

Loris Ellen Dalton, 69, of Millsboro, Del., passed away at her home on Aug. 25, 2014 with the love and support of her husband and children. Loris is now in peace after a seven-year struggle with Alzheimer's.

Loris was born in Akron, Ohio, in...

Larry Joe Dixon

Mr. Larry Joe Dixon, 59, of Charleston, formerly of Nitro, passed away Aug. 25, 2014. Gatens-Harding Funeral Home is serving the Dixon family.

Thomas A. Wendell

Thomas Allen Wendell, 84, of Shrewsbury, passed away Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014 at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston.

He was retired from CSX Chessie System, where he worked in the track maintenance department, and was a U.S. Army veteran....

Linda Louise Thorne

Linda Louise Thorne, 63, of Oak Hill, died Aug. 20, 2014. She was cremated. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Daystar Worship Center, Kilsyth. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

John W. Halstead Jr.
John W. Halstead Jr.

John William Halstead Jr., 72, of Dunbar, departed this life on Aug. 24, 2014 after a short illness.

John was retired from the U.S. Postal Service with 33 years of service. He graduated from Charleston High School and Morris Harvey College, now ...

William Todd Mahon

Mr. William Todd "Billy" Mahon, 38, of Chapmanville, died Aug. 25, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home.

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