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Elkview man charged with attempted murder

ELKVIEW, W.Va. -- An Elkview man was arrested on Thursday after allegedly trying to strangle his girlfriend with a power cord.

Cpl. Brian Humphreys of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Department said deputies went to a house on Jordan Creek...

Jacqueline A. Childers
Jacqueline A. Childers

Jacqueline "Jackie" Ann Naylor Childers, 82, of Hurricane, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at CAMC Teays Valley, Hurricane.

She was born July 26, 1932 in South Charleston to the late Robert L. and Frances M. Byerly...

Betty Elaine Wright
Betty Elaine Wright

Betty Elaine Wright, of Kenansville, Fla., passed away peacefully on Oct. 27, 2014 at the age of 89.

She was born Dec. 17, 1924 in Charleston, W.Va., to Grover and Florence Dearien. Born during the Great Depression, two months premature, and...

Michael Coats
Michael Coats

Michael Coats, 52, of Dunbar, passed away Monday, Oct. 27, 2014 at CAMC General Hospital after a brief illness.

Mike worked as a waiter at several locations, including Red Lobster, Fifth Quarter, Outback and others. In addition, he worked for...

Clyde J. Bowen

Clyde J. Bowen, 91, of Hurricane, formerly of St. Albans, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 29, 2014 with his family by his side.

He retired from A&P Grocery Store after 40 years of service. He was a Christian and loved the Lord. A loving husband,...

Lorene E. Given

Lorene E. Griffith Given, 90, of Dille, was called home Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 from Clay Health Care Center, Big Otter.

She was born in Widen, the daughter of Theodore and Leona A. Krantz Griffith, and was a lifelong resident of Dille. She was a ...

Pearl King

Pearl King, 101, of Ripley, formerly of Arnoldsburg, Calhoun County, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 at the home of her son and daughter-in-law.

She was born March 28, 1913 in Calhoun County, the daughter of the late Will and Grace...

Gordon E. Jenkins

Gordon E. Jenkins, 72, of Chapel, died Oct. 29, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at Richard M. Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at the funeral home.

George Pridemore Sr.
George Pridemore Sr.

George W. Pridemore Sr., 67, of Charleston, passed away Oct. 28, 2014.

He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Guthrie Pridemore; infant child; and his parents, Fountain and Julia...

James Alex Young Jr.

James Alex Young Jr., 71, of Pool, died Oct. 28, 2014. Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Gilgal United Methodist Church, Mount Nebo. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 1, at White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Diana Lynn Clonch

Diana Lynn Clonch, 56, of Gallipolis, Ohio, died Oct. 29, 2014. At her request, there will be no services. Arrangements under the direction of Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

William "Billy" Ayash
William "Billy" Ayash

William Henry Thomas "Billy" Ayash, 34, of Middletown, Ohio, formerly of St. Albans, passed away peacefully in his sleep at his family's home on Friday morning, Oct. 17, 2014. He was a loving father, brother, husband and friend to many, and he will be ...

Ramez A. McCarus Sr.

Ramez A. McCarus Sr., 89, of Baltimore, Md., fell asleep in the Lord on Oct. 22, 2014. He was born in Charleston, graduated from Charleston High School, attended the University of Michigan and moved to Maryland in 1992.

He was a veteran of World ...

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