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Editorial Cartoon for August 22
Editorial Cartoon for August 22

Shafer sentenced to life in prison for St. Albans murder
Shafer sentenced to life in prison for St. Albans murder

Timothy Shafer will spend the rest of his life in jail for the murder of a St. Albans woman earlier this year, a judge ruled Friday.

Kanawha Circuit Judge Duke Bloom told Shafer, 29, of St. Albans, that he didn’t buy Shafer’s...

Delta adds larger jets to Charleston-Atlanta route

One of Delta Airlines’ four daily round-trip flights to Atlanta from Charleston’s Yeager Airport will be upgraded to provide additional seating, more legroom, and a first-class cabin option.

Starting Sept. 2, a Charleston-Atlanta...

2 viruses found in Cabell County mosquito pools

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Health officials say pools of mosquitoes in Cabell County have tested positive for two viruses.

Stan Mills of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department says no illnesses have been reported from the positive tests for the ...

Police: SUV that crashed had IEDs, guns, pot, chickens
Police: SUV that crashed had IEDs, guns, pot, chickens

AMMA, W.Va. -- A Pennsylvania man was arrested this morning after the SUV he was driving -- with live chickens and “altered fireworks” inside -- wrecked on Interstate 79, closing the road for several hours.

Seth Grim, 21, was...

Funerals for: August 22, 2014

Casto, Steve 11 a.m., Haven of Rest Memory Gardens, Red House.

Dorsey, William 10:30 a.m., Church of the Assumption, Keyser.

Fitzwater, Charles E. 1 p.m., Wilson

Fletcher, Anna M. 11 a.m.,...

Mary U. Lipscomb
Mary U. Lipscomb

Mary Uldean Whitten Lipscomb, 88, of Kimberly, entered Heaven on Aug. 19, 2014.

She was preceded in death by parents, Cesco and Revell (Stephens) Whitten; daughters, Wanda Lipscomb Swyers and Beth Lipscomb (Rick) Abbott; son, Dee Lipscomb; and...

Roberta Lee Coleman
Roberta Lee Coleman

Roberta Lee Coleman, 73, of Flatwoods, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. She was preceded in death by her parents, Brycle and Jewel Jividen.

She was an active member of Christ Church United Methodist of Sutton. She loved quilting, gardening and ...

Betty Geral Lane

Betty Geral Lane of Charleston, born Jan. 21, 1943, went to be with the Lord on Aug. 21, 2014. Arrangements are in the care of Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Flora Kerwood Eskridge
Flora Kerwood Eskridge

Flora Kerwood Eskridge, 81, received her wings on Aug. 20, 2014 after a long, courageous battle with lung cancer.

"I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept my faith." She devoted her life to her family. Those who had...

Gary Ray Stull

Gary Ray Stull, 63, of Victor, died Aug. 18, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, at Sunday Road Baptist Church, Hico, with visitation beginning at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Wallace and Wallace of Ansted.

Lorraine Alford

Mrs. Lorraine Alford, 83, of Chapmanville, died Aug. 21, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Monday, Aug. 25, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, at the funeral home.

Linda Louise Thorne

Linda Louise Thorne, 63, of Oak Hill, died Aug. 20, 2014. She was cremated. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30, at Daystar Fellowship, Kilsyth. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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