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UN backs inquiry of IS group’s alleged crimes

GENEVA — The U.N.’s top human rights body on Monday overwhelmingly approved the Iraqi government’s request for an investigation into alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across...

Man arresting in Mason County stabbing

A man was arrested late Sunday night for allegedly stabbing three people in Gallipolis Ferry, said the Mason County Sheriff’s Office. Zachary T. Gillies was interviewed by deputies, then placed under arrest and transported to Western Regional...

Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine
Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine

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By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A sizable crowd had...

Funerals for: September 01, 2014

Beverage, Evelyn 2 p.m., Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale.

Ellebrecht, Margaret 1 p.m., Greene

Moore, Lyle 1 p.m., Wilcoxen Funeral Home, Point Pleasant.

O'Brien, Ruth R. 11 a.m.,...

Esta Neal Hanshaw

Esta Neal Hanshaw, 105, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., formerly of St. Albans, passed away Aug. 25, 2014 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Bob Hitchcock of Fort Lauderdale.

Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at...

Kenneth Allen Jones

Kenneth Allen Jones, 63, of Oak Hill, died Aug. 30, 2014. Per his wishes, he will be cremated and private memorial services will be held at a later date. Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace, Inc. of Ansted.

Kathryn M. Bonnett

Kathryn Marie (McCauley) Bonnett, 81, of Parkersburg, formerly of Ravenswood, died Aug. 30, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood, with visitation beginning at 11 a.m.

Rufus N. Houchins

Rufus Newton Houchins, 96, of Wayside, died Aug. 30, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 1, at Wayside United Methodist Church. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 1, at Groves Funeral Home, Union.

Daniel D. "Dan" Clark
Daniel D. "Dan" Clark

Daniel D. "Dan" Clark, 87, died Aug. 27, 2014 in Alpena, Mich. He was born Sept. 7, 1926 in Olcott, W.Va., to Elbert and Laura Clark. He was a member of York Masonic Lodge No. 563 F & AM, Lions Club, Aladdin Shriners Center and York Golf Club. He was...

Barbara Ann Carey
Barbara Ann Carey

Barbara Ann Carey, 71, of Charleston, passed away after a short illness on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 surrounded by family and friends.

She was born Oct. 1, 1942 in Boone County, a daughter of the late Maxie L. and Ruby J. Henley Green. She was...

Thelma L. Elkins
Thelma L. Elkins

Thelma Louise Elkins, 92, of Dunbar, passed away Aug. 29, 2014.

Thelma graduated from Sherman High School in 1940. After graduation she served as a "Rosie the Riveter" in Baltimore, Md. She was later married in St. Augustine, Fla., to Baxter...

Betty Lou Butcher

Betty Lou Butcher, 79, of Holden, died Aug. 31, 2014. Service will be noon Wednesday, Sept. 3, at James Funeral Home Chapel, Aracoma. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 2, at the funeral home chapel.

Rose Marie Brown
Rose Marie Brown

Rose Marie Brown, "Rosey," 54, of St. Albans, passed away Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 at Cabell Huntington Hospital, surrounded with love by her family, after a gallant, honorable battle with cancer. She was the strongest, most courageous woman throughout...

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