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GOP resurrects charter school bill killed by Dems

A battle has begun in the West Virginia Senate, after a parliamentary move resulted in Republicans reviving the charter schools bill, despite significant outcry from Democrats.

The chamber had its most contentious floor session this year...

Seasons coming to close for many game species in state

SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia is reminding hunters and trappers that seasons are ending this week for several species of game.

The Division of Natural Resources says hunting and trapping seasons for red fox, gray fox, bobcat and ...

Venue for Wheeling mayor’s speech changed due to leaky roof

WHEELING, W.Va. – A leaky roof has forced Wheeling officials to move the mayor’s State of the City address to a different venue.

Media outlets report that the leak developed in the historic Capitol Theatre’s roof over the...

Funerals for: February 24, 2015

Bell, Judy A. 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Black, Laura 11 a.m., Cunningham

Blake, Thomas J. 2 p.m., Stockert

Burgess, Dolphine 11 a.m., Gatens

Core, John 1 p.m., ...

Carol Starcher

Carol Starcher, 72, of South Charleston, passed away Monday, Feb. 23, 2015. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Frederick Reynolds

Frederick Adams Reynolds, 61, of Clendenin, passed away Friday, Feb. 20, 2015, at CAMC Memorial Hospital, Charleston, with his wife, Wanda, at his side.

He was the son of the late Ira and Oda Florence (Strickland) Reynolds and was also preceded ...

William P. Lawrence
William P. Lawrence

William Paige Lawrence, 89, of Mount Olive, died Feb. 21, 2015. He was born June 18, 1925 in Harewood, and he was the son of the late Charles J. and Vergie Keith Lawrence. He was also preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Jo.

He was a retired ...

Freda Williamson
Freda Williamson

Freda Williamson, 82, of Dunbar, left this world to be with the Lord on Feb. 22, 2015 after a very long, hard battle with cancer. She passed at home with her loving family by her side. She will be missed by everyone who knew her.

She was a...

Mary Melissa Fowler
Mary Melissa Fowler

Mary Melissa Fisher Fowler, 104, of Dunbar, passed away Feb. 15, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House West.

Mary was the owner of Fowler's Greenhouse in Dunbar. She was also a longtime member of First Presbyterian Church of Dunbar.

She was...

Minnie E. Turley
Minnie E. Turley

Minnie Elizabeth Turley, 82, of Dunbar, passed away Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015.

She was born June 5, 1932 in her home in Dunbar to Homer and Mickie Robinson.

Minnie was a hard-working wife and mother. She helped raise all seven of her...

Danny E. Knuckles

Mr. Danny Edward Knuckles, 52, of Charleston, passed away Feb. 21, 2015 at home.

He is survived by his children, Jennifer Renee Knuckles, Jeffrey Wayne Knuckles and Kenneth Lee Knuckles; brother, Tony Knuckles; and sisters, Regina Huffman and...

Mary Hart
Mary Hart

Mary Jelich Hart, 76, passed away at her home, with her family at her side, on Feb. 22, 2015, after a long and courageous battle with cancer.

Mary was born in Monongah to the late Stephen and Josephine Jelich on June 30, 1938. She came to...

Carl Franklin Harvey

Carl Franklin Harvey, 63, of Page, died Feb. 22, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

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