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Obama challenges Republicans in State of Union speech
Obama challenges Republicans in State of Union speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says it’s time to turn the page after years of economic hardship at home and wars overseas. But Republicans in charge of Congress say the voters already took care of that last November —...

Huntington firefighter pleads guilty to DUI, other charges

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A suspended Huntington firefighter has been sentenced to seven months in jail on drunken driving and other charges.

Media outlets report that 44-year-old Shane Patrick Masters pleaded guilty on Tuesday to second-...

Ex-Wheeling school counselor sentenced for role in drug ring

WHEELING, W.Va. – A former elementary school guidance counselor will spend 18 months in prison for participating in a prescription drug ring.

Kristyn Fetcko was among more than a dozen people indicted on charges stemming from an...

Charles Town shooting suspect kills self after chase

CHARLES TOWN, W.Va. – Charles Town police say a man suspected of fatally shooting one person and wounding another killed himself following a police chase.

The Herald-Mail reports that the shootings occurred Tuesday night. Police say one...

Coal River Group names new officers and board member

Coal River Group names new officers and new Board member

The Coal River Group has announced its 2015 slate of officers along with a new board member, which were selected Jan. 15 at the CRG’s annual meeting. New officers and board member...

Regional jail relocating inmates during heating system repairs

AUGUSTA, W.Va. -- The Potomac Highlands Regional Jail in Hampshire County is transferring about 200 inmates to other West Virginia regional jails while repairs are made to its heating system, according to the state Regional Jail Authority....

Smith Street demolition
Smith Street demolition

State’s congressional delegation responds to State of the Union

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va.; Sen. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va.; Rep. Evan Jenkins, R-W.Va.; and Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va, stressed the need for bipartisan compromise in responses to President Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night,...

Funerals for: January 21, 2015

Doss, Billy J. 2 p.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Winfield.

Dotson, Dorothy L. 1 p.m., Gatens

Ellison, Ruth J. Noon, Hunt Cemetery, Vicars.

Foster, Dewey 11 a.m., Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane....

Irene Drake

Irene Drake, 93, of Boomer, died Jan. 19, 2015. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.

Pastor Michael Derry

Pastor Dr. Michael Stephen Derry, 67, of Hurricane, went home to be with the Lord Jan. 18, 2015.

A tribute to the life of Pastor Michael Derry will be noon Saturday, Jan. 31, at Poca Baptist Church, with visitation beginning two hours prior....

Clifton "Skip" Meadows

Clifton P. "Skip" Meadows, 65, of Winfield, died Jan. 19, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

Mary Jarvis

Mary Jarvis, 88, of Peterstown, died Jan. 20, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

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