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Editorial: A changing, improving morality

America’s morality evolves constantly — and the rapid acceptance of same-sex marriage is a stunning example.

Only a few years ago, the notion seemed unthinkable. During the 2008 presidential campaign, all candidates opposed it....

Joshua D. Brumfield: Education ‘reforms’ not serious about true improvement

Last November the voters of this great state changed the face of politics in the West Virginia Legislature. For the first time in nearly eight decades, Republicans now have control of the law-making branch of government. With that change new ideas and ...

Chris Hamilton: A response to Cecil Roberts’ claims about Coal Jobs and Safety Act of 2015

Albert Einstein once defined insanity as “doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results” and for the past 83 years, the West Virginia Legislature and the United Mine Workers have done just that. Now, after our...

Funerals for: February 14, 2015

Boggus, David 2 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Ansted.

Bowen, Jill 5 p.m., O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery.

Bumgardner, Hilda 11 a.m., Cunningham

Bumgardner, Thomas E. Noon,...

Lee Jarrett Jr.
Lee Jarrett Jr.

Lee Jarrett Jr., 91, of Elkview, passed away Feb. 11, 2015 at his home. He was tired and wanted to go home to the Lord.

He was retired from the International Union of Operating Engineers. He attended Jarrett United Methodist Church, was a member ...

Steven Wayne Stone
Steven Wayne Stone

Steven Wayne Stone, 66, of Charleston, passed away Feb. 11, 2015 after a long battle with cancer and other illnesses.

He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Steven was retired from DuPont Chemical Plant. He...

Emma "Ruth" Boggs
Emma "Ruth" Boggs

Emma "Ruth" Boggs, 85, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.

She was born May 17, 1929 in Gilmer County, daughter of the late Otis Parker and Lona Blakely Williams. She was also...

Marlene F. Dodson

Marlene Frances Dodson, 53, of Beckley, died Feb. 6, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 16, at Free & Independent Holiness Church, Beckley, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor,...

Norman E. Miller

Norman E. Miller, 67, of Enon, Ohio, formerly of Mason County, died Feb. 8, 2015. Private services will be held at Casto Funeral Home, Eavns, with burial in Creston Cemetery.

Lowell Frederick Hess
Lowell Frederick Hess

Lowell Frederick Hess, 74, of Loudendale, died Thursday, Feb. 12, at CAMC Memorial Hospital.

He was born Aug. 27, 1940 to the late John and Anna Love Hess and retired from Peter Pan Cleaners, formerly Superior Laundry, Charleston, with 50 years...

Murel G. Robertson

Murel G. Robertson, 88, of Lewisburg, died Feb. 13, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 18, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the funeral home.

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