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County won’t pay Plants’ salary if he appeals

Kanawha County taxpayers won’t be funding a salary for Prosecutor Mark Plants if he decides to appeal Tuesday’s 44-page ruling removing him from office.

At a meeting of the Kanawha County Commission on Wednesday morning,...

Care Fair shines a light on caregivers’ needs
Care Fair shines a light on caregivers’ needs

As a wife, mother and businesswoman, Gayle Twigger-Shaw, a well-known Charleston interior designer, was accustomed to wearing many hats. But after her husband was diagnosed with a life-changing illness, she said her amazing multi-tasking skills nearly ...

Winfield officials reconsider proposed annexation

WINFIELD — Winfield officials are reconsidering their effort to increase their city’s size by 40 percent.

At a meeting Tuesday evening, City Council members discussed reducing the proposed ...

Trial set for Wood County man accused of killing toddler

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. – A Wood County man is scheduled to stand trial next year on charges of killing a 1-year-old girl.

Media outlets report that 29-year-old Curtis Dean Richards II pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to charges of murder of a...

State to honor service members, responders

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia service members and first responders will be honored later this year by Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin and first lady Joanne Jaeger Tomblin.

They are asking state residents to submit photos of service members and...

W.Va. cybersecurity session set for today

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Office of Technology is sponsoring an information security conference.

The free conference is scheduled today at the West Virginia Culture Center. The conference comes amid National Cyber Security...

State workshops planned for agritourism operators

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Agriculture has scheduled a series of workshops for agritourism operators.

The daylong workshops are being offered in Morgantown, with the first scheduled for Nov. 1. Others are set for...

Funerals for: October 15, 2014

Ash, Carroll L. 11 a.m., Tyler Mountain Funeral Home, Cross Lanes.

Bowen, A.J. 7 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Boyce, Elzie W. 2 p.m., Fairview Cemetery, Nettie.

Canterbury, Tonia L. 11...

Donald Lee Kessler

Sergeant Major (Ret.) Donald Lee "D.Lee" Kessler, 82, of St. Albans, went home to be with the Lord on Oct. 14, 2014 at his home after a sudden illness.

D.Lee was born Oct. 7, 1932 in Quinwood. He was preceded in death by his father, Aus Kessler; ...

Gloria Belle Smith

Gloria Belle Jackson Smith, 69, of Barboursville, died Oct. 14, 2014. Service will be 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville.

Mary M. Campbell

Mary M. Campbell, 82, of Charleston, passed away Oct. 14, 2014 at Broadmore Memory Care, Teays Valley. Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home, Charleston, is serving the Campbell family.

John Darrow Nutter

John Darrow Nutter, 71, of Powellton, died Oct. 13, 2014. He was born July 30, 1943 in Powellton and was the son of the late John Mack and Dollie Gladys Marie Nutter. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Emma "Woodie" Nutter.

John was a...

Ethel Rader

Ethel Rader, 97, of Annamoriah, died Oct. 13, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17, at Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

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