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Tech revamped Chicago area

District once known as wasteland in ‘70s transformed by

technology boom

Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   
Innerviews: Harmonious choral career filled with high notes   

Life didn't turn out exactly the way he envisioned, but he isn't complaining. Sure, he might have tweaked a few things here and there, but at 71, Truman Dalton looks back on his musical journey with considerable satisfaction....

Longtime supporters are allies for the arts
Longtime supporters are allies for the arts

As many arts groups prepare to begin their new seasons, renewed interest is paid to them and their offerings. But there’s one group that gets left out of the attention: their supporters.

It’s true that these folks are not up on...

Keeping it in the family: Husband, wife win Capitol City Challenge
Keeping it in the family: Husband, wife win Capitol City Challenge

When Kevin and Sarah Fletcher returned to their Elkview home after the Capital City Challenge Saturday they had exciting news to share with their two daughters. Not only did Dad win the triathlon by setting a course record, but Mom flew through the...

Funerals for: September 15, 2014

Arthur, Daisy 2 p.m., Pennington Funeral Home, Gauley Bridge.

Ashley, Douglas 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Avinger, Lillian Noon, Woodbine Baptist Church, Summersville.


Shawn Brent Slappe

Shawn Brent Slappe, 41, of Sissonville, died Wednesday, Sept. 10, 2014 at his residence.

Surviving are his father, Jerry Slappy Sr. of Charleston; brother, Jerry Slappe II and wife, Amanda, of Sissonville; nephews, Jacob and Joshua Slappe of...

Lewis H. Curry Jr.

Lewis Hamilton Curry Jr., 88, of Chelyan, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014 at the Eastbrook Center in Charleston.

He was the owner of Curry's Barber Shop in Chelyan, a Navy veteran of World War II and a past master of Chelyan Masonic Lodge AF...

Edmond B. Huffman

Edmond B. Huffman, 92, of Spencer, died Sept. 13, 2014. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, at Billy Hunt Cemetery, Walton. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15, at John H. Taylor Home, Spencer.

Jessica Marie Foster

Jessica Marie Foster, 34, of Scott Depot, went home to her Heavenly Father on Sept. 11, 2014 after suffering a heart attack.

Jessi was a devoted mom to her "Little Peanut," Mikenzie Hope. She was a wonderful daughter, born to Jerry and Becky...

Cora Brack

Ms. Cora Brack, 55, of Beckley, died Sept. 8, 2014. Per her wishes, she was cremated. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.

Martha D. Cole
Martha D. Cole

Martha Darneal Cole, 92, lifelong Malden resident and the last of Malden's old salt makers, died Sept. 3. She was a noted educator, well-known community historian and beloved friend to many.

A child of the Great Depression and the late Lewellyn...

Shelley Riley Moore
Shelley Riley Moore

Shelley Riley Moore, the former First Lady of West Virginia, died on Saturday, September 13, in Charleston, West Virginia. She died peacefully surrounded by family after battling Alzheimer's Disease for several years. She was 88.

Shelley was...

Evelyn Sue Massey

Evelyn Sue McMasters Russell Massey, 57, of St. Albans, was called home to be with the Lord on Sept. 13, 2014 following a battle with cancer.

Evelyn was the owner of Oh So Neat Primitives and Gift in St. Albans for the past four years. She was a ...

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