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About 2,000 Kanawha County residents under boil water advisory

West Virginia American Water has issued a precautionary boil water advisory for about 2,000 customers on Smith Creek Road from 3800 block to Gore Addition, Greenview Road, Hudson Valley Road, Childress Road, Brounland Road, Sand Plant Road, Ridges...

‘Ghost murals’ being restored across Appalachia

HINTON, W.Va. (AP) – Coca-Cola Consolidated is working across Appalachia to restore “ghost murals.”

The murals were painted on buildings more than a century ago, before radio commercials, electronic billboards or television. ...

Fayette County man arrested for shooting truck during dispute

A Fayette County man was arrested Friday night after he allegedly fired a hunting rifle and hit the driver’s side mirror of another man’s truck after an argument over a debt, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Office said.

Fayette ...

Funerals for: July 19, 2014

Bostic, Carol J. 3 p.m., Spring Fork Missionary Baptist Church, Campbells Creek.

Bradley, Robert Jr 1 p.m., Cast Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood.

Caldwell, George W. 11 a.m., Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home,...

Lula B. Holdren

Lula B. Holdren, 75, of Pratt, died July 17, 2014. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.

Robert L. Vernetter

Robert Lee "Bob" Vernetter, 67, of Huntington, died July 16, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville with visitation two hours prior.

Anna Mae Atkins

Anna Mae Atkins, 86, died July 18, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Sunday, July 20 at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington with visitation two hours prior.

Roy E. Thomas
Roy E. Thomas

Roy E.

"Poppy" Thomas, 87, of

Clendenin, passed away Wednesday, July 16, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He worked as a welder for United Mine Workers, retired from Kanawha Manufacturing. He loved his family dearly...

Irene Mann

Irene Myers Mann departed this life for her heavenly home on July 18, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House after a short illness. She was preceded in death by her children, Marilyn Kay Jarrett and Stephen Wayne Goodson; parents, Ira and Macel Moles Myers;...

Robert Bradley Jr

Robert Bradley Jr, 81, of Millwood, died July 17, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 19 at Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood with visitation two hours prior.

Geraldine Wood

Geraldine "Jerri" Wood, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, in Bridgewater Va. She was born in Charleston WV and was a 1947 graduate of Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 yrs, Earl J. Wood; her sister, Janet...

Lloyd Vance

Lloyd Vance, 98, of Charleston, passed away July 17, 2014 at his home. Service will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, July 22 at Charleston Mountain Mission with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is in charge...

Ronald K. Brown
Ronald K. Brown

Ronald Keith "Brownie" Brown, 76, of Eleanor, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, July 17, 2014 at his residence after a long battle with cancer with his family by his side.

Ron was born December 21, 1937 at Ovapa, West Virginia to the...

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