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Obama, GOP-led Congress prepare for veto showdowns
Obama, GOP-led Congress prepare for veto showdowns

WASHINGTON — Veto brinkmanship between congressional Republicans and President Barack Obama was virtually absent in his first six years in office, but it’s about to unleash itself on Washington.

Until now, controversial...

Betty Lou Vaughn

Betty Lou Hines Vaughn, 74, of Lindale, died Dec. 5, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon., Dec. 8, at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home Chapel, Peterstown. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Sun., Dec. 7, at the funeral home. Arrangements by Broyles-...

David Boggess, Jr.
David Boggess, Jr.

Mr. David Joseph "Joey" Boggess, Jr., 35, of Poca, went home to be with the Lord December 5, 2014. He attended Poca High School and loved life, family, friends and especially his son.

Joey is survived by his mother, Bobbie Duppstadt; son, Jedd...

Charles Brown
Charles Brown

Charles P. Brown, 86, of St. Albans, passed away December 4, 2014.

Charles was retired from Union Carbide/Dow Chemical. He was a member of St. Mark's Episcopal Church and US Army veteran.

He is survived by his loving wife of 65 years,...

Randy Lee Erwin

Randy Lee "Santa" Erwin died suddenly November 27, 2014, at his home in Summersville. He is proceeded in death by his wife, Fran Erwin; parents Virginia and Marshall Colebank and Lee Erwin; and son, Santar Erwin. He is survived by stepson, RJ...

Geneva Bryant

Geneva Bryant, 74, of Mt. Gay, died Fri., Dec. 5, 2014. Service will be noon Tues., Dec. 9, at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mon., Dec. 8, at the funeral home. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge of...

Marion Morris

Marion "Jeanette" Keeney Morris, of Columbus, Ohio, formerly of Mt. Hope, died Tues., Dec. 2, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues., Dec. 9, at Mt. Gerizim Baptist Church, Columbus, Ohio. Friends may call from 10 a.m. until service time at the church....

Edward Belknap

Edward Earl "Tommy" Belknap, 78, of Burleston, Texas died Dec. 1, 2014. Edward was born Nov. 14, 1936, to parents Earl and Goldie Belknap. He was raised in Charleston. Edward is survived by his wife, Barbara; 4 children; 10 grandchildren; 17 great-...

Garry C. Cain

Garry Charles Cain, 61, of Charleston, died Fri., Dec. 5, 2014. Service to be announced at a later date. Arrangements entrusted to Long & Fisher Funeral Home.

Barbara Smith

Barbara J. Hoffmann Smith, 82, of Jacksonville, Fla., died Wed., Dec. 3, 2014. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Wed., Dec. 10, at the St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Logan. Honaker Funeral Home of Logan has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Patricia Short

Patricia Kay Short, 44, of Camden-on-Gauley, died Fri., Dec. 5, 2014. Friends may join the family for the graveside service 1 p.m. Tues., Dec. 9, at the Short Family Cemetery. Family services provided by Adams-Reed Funeral Home.

Sandra McCormick
Sandra McCormick

Sandra Ann McCormick, 82, of Cedar Grove, passed away November 30, 2014, at CAMC General Division, following a short illness.

She was a retired cook for Dupont High School and attended the Foster Church of Christ, Foster, Boone County....

Howard Payne
Howard Payne

Sgt. 1st Class Howard Payne, U.S. Army, Retired, passed away Saturday December 6, 2014.

Howard was born March 30, 1939. He retired from the U.S. Army, where he served his country for 20 years. He served two tours in Vietnam, where he received a ...

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