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Yeager Airport landslide gets worse, closes Keystone Drive
Yeager Airport landslide gets worse, closes Keystone Drive

Most Keystone Drive residents evacuated their homes Thursday, after a slip near the end of Yeager Airport’s safety-overrun area became a landslide, shearing off a section of fill that tumbled across the Charleston street,...

Funerals for: March 13, 2015

Childers, Lorena 2 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Dingess, Kathleen 1 p.m., Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville.

Gardner, Lavater A. Noon, Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Moore, Betty ...

Dianne Higginbotham

Dianne Higginbotham, 70, of Leon, passed away Thursday, March 12, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. A full obituary will be published in Saturday's edition. Raynes Funeral Home, Buffalo, is in charge of arrangements.

Donald R. Robinson
Donald R. Robinson

Donald Ray Robinson, 59, of Nitro, passed away March 11, 2015 at his home.

Born Nov. 5, 1955 in Charleston, Donald was a son of the late Homer Harold and Vaunda Lea Robinson. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his...

Hortense Morris
Hortense Morris

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born and a time to die ... So it was with our beloved. In Charleston, WV, on August 29, 1934, Hortense ("Tense," "Hardy," "Red," "Sis," "MawMaw," "Mama") was...

Tony Lang

Tony Lang, 58, passed away March 9, 2015.

Service will be noon Saturday, March 14, at Power House Church of Deliverance, 513 Carver Street, Dunbar. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church.

Preston Funeral Home,...

Michael B. Gilmore
Michael B. Gilmore

Michael Brenton Gilmore, 16, of Hurricane, died Wednesday, March 11, 2015.

Born May 27, 1998 in Charleston, he was the son of Bob and Sherry Gilmore. Michael was preceded in death by his uncle, Steve Gilmore, and his grandmother, Vivian...

Carol Skiles Hamon
Carol Skiles Hamon

Carol Junious Skiles Hamon, age 84, of Ripley, WV passed away Wednesday, March 11, 2015 from complications after a stroke. A celebration of Carol's life will be held at the Marriott Hotel in downtown Charleston, WV on March 14, 2015 from 2 p.m. 4 p....

Lloyd C. Hart
Lloyd C. Hart

Our dear father, Lloyd C. Hart, 82, of Charleston, died peacefully Wednesday, March 11, 2015 after a short illness.

He was born and raised in Clarksburg, the son of the late Lloyd W. and Marguerite Hart. He graduated from Washington Irving High...

Charlene R. Lewis

Charlene Ruth Lewis, 60, of Clendenin, passed away March 9, 2015 after a long illness. She was the daughter of the late Bonnal Glenn and Shirley Anne (McCoy) Lewis. There will be no service. Condolences may be expressed online at www.maticsfuneralhome....

Vernal D. Johnson Sr.

Vernal Dale Johnson Sr., 88, of West Columbia, died March 11, 2015. Service will be 1:30 p.m. Sunday, March 15, at Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 14, at the funeral home.

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