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Plants takes deal, will attend batterer’s program

Kanawha County Prosecuting Attorney Mark Plants signed an agreement Friday to attend a program in Putnam County in the hope the charges against him will be dropped after he completes it.

On Thursday, Plants’ hadn’t decided whether...

State awards grants for repairs at historic sites

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Nineteen repair and restoration projects at historic sites in West Virginia will receive $469,000 in state development grants.

The state Archives and History Commission determined grant recipients based on...

Record number of bald eagle nests found in Southern W.Va.
Record number of bald eagle nests found in Southern W.Va.

Although collisions with a train and a car in the New River Gorge kept what had been Southern West Virginia’s only known nesting pair of bald eagles from producing offspring this year, birders and naturalists in the area recently confirmed the...

Marshall hires new band director

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University’s Marching Thunder has a new director.

Marshall says in a news release that Adam Dalton replaces Steve Barnett, who left in April after 11 years to take a job with Memphis, Tenn.-based Amro...

Famous feuding families get W.Va. stage deal

BEAVER, W.Va. – If you’re a Hatfield or McCoy, the theater is a good bet this weekend.

Theatre of West Virginia’s production of “Hatfields and McCoys” is offering discounted tickets to the stage show to...

W.Va. corrections officer facing sex charges

WHEELING, W.Va. – A West Virginia Division of Corrections officer has been charged with having sexual contact with a female juvenile inmate at the Lincoln Detention Center in Wheeling.

The Intelligencer reports that 41-year-old Krisinda...

Funerals for: July 18, 2014

Acord, Ruth E. 1 p.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Bradberry, Richard A. 1 p.m., Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville.

Braswell, Deborah K. 1 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Hamlin....

Roberta E. O'Dell

Roberta E. "Bertie" Smith O'Dell, 87, of Quick, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House after a long illness. She was a homemaker, great cook, loved gardening and the work of farm life. She was the devoted...

Jack C. Liming
Jack C. Liming

Jack C. Liming, 87, of Pinch, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at his residence.

He was retired from South Eastern Gas Company and was a World War II Navy veteran. Jack graduated from Clendenin High School and was a member of the Clendenin...

Wayne Francis

Wayne Francis, 95, of Glascow, formerly of Huntington, died July 14, 2014. There will be no service. Arrangements under the direction of Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington.

Richard Bradberry

Richard Alvin Bradberry, 67, of Barboursville, formerly of Huntington, died July 14, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, July 18 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington. Burial will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens, Barboursville.

Betty Jean Null

Betty Jean Null, 80, of Buffalo, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at her home following a short illness. She was a 1953 graduate of Buffalo High School and a life-long homemaker. She enjoyed the outdoors and loved spending time on her farm,...

Betty L. White
Betty L. White

Betty Lee Curnutte White, 89, of Charlotte, N.C., formerly of Charleston and Morgantown, WV, passed away at home on January 15, 2014, surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born January 15, 1924 in Mannington, WV to the late Lawrence and Laura...

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