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John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash
LAURA RAUCH | AP file photo John Nash and his wife Alicia, arrive at the Academy Awards, in Los Ang
John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994,...

John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash
John Nash, ‘A Beautiful Mind’ inspiration, Bluefield native, dies in car crash

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994,...

Police shoot man in Elkins

Three police officers responding to a call in Elkins shot an armed man early Sunday morning, according to a statement from the West Virginia State Police.

According to the police statement, a call came in around 3:30 a.m. of a man banging on a...

Manchin asks drug wholesalers to release pain-pill records

U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin is urging the nation’s largest drug wholesalers to release records that would show the number of prescription painkillers the companies have shipped to West Virginia over the past decade....

Officials: Constant supervision needed when children swim
Officials: Constant supervision needed when children swim

Memorial Day is a time for cookouts and pool parties and to honor those who have died serving in the Armed Forces, but new research from the United States Swim School Association suggests this is one of the most dangerous times for young children....

Funerals for: May 24, 2015

Adkins, Roland W. 4 p.m., East Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Ranger.

Anderson, William J. 2 p.m., Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Bays, Wilma 2 p.m., Green Bottom Cemetery, Green Bottom.

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Bruce M. Morris

Bruce Maynard Morris, 62, of Charleston, passed away Friday, May 22, 2015 at his residence. Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, is in charge of arrangements.

Earl O. Ripley Sr.

Earl O. Ripley Sr., 95, of Gap Mills, died May 21, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the funeral home.

Joyce A. Harrison

Joyce Aileen Smith Harrison, 87, of Alderson, formerly of Brooklyn, N.Y., died May 7, 2015. In honor of her request, she has been cremated and private burial will be held at Old Greenbrier Memorial Cemetery, Alderson. Arrangements by Lobban Funeral...

Irvin "Leroy" Riffle

Irvin "Leroy" Riffle, 77, of Kellys Creek, died May 22, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Baber Agee United Methodist Church, Charleston. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at the church. Arrangements by Long & Fisher...

Shirley M. Meadows

Shirley Mae Meadows, 75, of Milton, died May 22, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, May 27, at Guyan Church, Glenwood, with visitation beginning at 12:30 p.m. Arrangements by Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

Ted Bishop

Ted Bishop, 84, of St. Albans, passed away May 22, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete with Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Marcia Lynn Jackson

Marcia Lynn "Jorge" Jackson, 57, of Williamstown, passed away May 22, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 25, at the funeral home.

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