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Diocese to raze rectory at fire-gutted W.Va. church

BENWOOD — The rectory at St. John Catholic Church in Benwood will be razed with the fire-gutted sanctuary.

That decision was announced Friday by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston after an engineering...

Diocese to raze rectory at fire-gutted W.Va. church

BENWOOD — The rectory at St. John Catholic Church in Benwood will be razed with the fire-gutted sanctuary.

That decision was announced Friday by the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston after an engineering...

Chester not bagging it with teapot repairs

Chester, West Virginia’s northernmost city, is anxious to spout off about its unique, homespun tourist attraction, The World’s Largest Teapot. A recently launched clean-up and renovation project should keep the town with the giant teapot ...

Friday’s 5k to honor victims of crimes

As an assistant prosecutor, Tera Salango knows how important it is for victims of crimes to be informed of their rights.

“It’s scary enough to be a victim of a crime and then the criminal justice process can be very intimidating,...

Huntington mayor says drug addiction problem ‘truly frightening’

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) – Huntington Mayor Steve Williams says the region’s deadly drug addiction problem is “truly frightening.”

Citing rising reports of drug overdoses, Huntington officials say they must rethink...

Pendleton County offers promise as tourism frontier

CIRCLEVILLE, W.Va. – Between mountain ranges and two national forests in West Virginia lies an Appalachian tourism frontier with serene, unspoiled countryside and some of the best rock climbing in the region.

Pendleton County’s...

Housing for disabled seniors opens in Charleston
Housing for disabled seniors opens in Charleston

Seniors who need wheelchair-accessible housing have a new option in downtown Charleston.

The West Virginia AFL-CIO dedicated on Friday morning a new center that will offer independent living arrangements for physically disabled seniors....

Employees get first look at new CAMC Cancer Center
Employees get first look at new CAMC Cancer Center

For the dozens of Charleston Area Medical Center employees who stood in the garden named in their honor Friday, the completed CAMC Cancer Center is more than a building — it’s a promise to ...

Funerals for: April 18, 2015

Bosely, Glenna 1 p.m., Stockert

Bradley, Mary 11 a.m., Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, Charleston.

Brown, John 2 p.m., Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union.

Cremeans, Gerald 1 p.m., Allen...

Kenton Frymier

Kenton R. Frymier, 67, of Cox's Mills, died April 17, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues. April 21, at Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville. Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m. Mon. evening at the mortuary. Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family with ...

Connie James

Connie Kay Stickler James, 63, of West Hamlin, died April 17, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon. April 20, at Center Point United Baptist Church, West Hamlin. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Sun. April 19, at Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin. Koontz Funeral ...

Delores Lewis
Delores Lewis

Delores Mae "Tiny" Johnson Lewis, of Charleston, died Thursday, April 16, 2015. This world has lost a caring soul, but heaven gained another saint.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Charles C. and Altha M. Johnson; sisters, Mary Bostic,...

Marsha Blevins
Marsha Blevins

Marsha Fain Blevins died peacefully in her sleep at her home in Ashland, Ky., on April 16, 2015, at the age of 66. She was born on December 31, 1948, in Charleston, W.Va., to Thomas Marshall Fain and Mary Gladys Fain. She is survived by her husband,...

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