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Kennel cough prompts quarantine at Mercer shelter

PRINCETON, W.Va. (AP) — A canine quarantine is in effect at the Mercer County Animal Shelter because of kennel cough.

The shelter isn’t accepting dogs or offering them for adoption.

Shelter director Lisa Williams

Three Dog Night plays on

Three Dog Night graced the Clay Center stage Sunday evening to an almost sold out auditorium. After more than four decades of hit music, the band has quite a repertoire of chart toppers to draw from, including such smashes as “Never Been to...

Carpe Diem siezes the chance to play music by a woman

The performance of music by a living composer who is a woman is big news in Charleston. Well, outside of the local choral groups, who perform music by female composers all the time.

The Cavani String Quartet gave a memorable concert of music by...

Readers’ Voice: Sept. 29, 2014

I have sent in 36 comments and none of them have ever been printed. Please, people, get behind Mark Plants and get rid of Kent Carper, Harley and the other dummy sitting up there. They all do nothing but sit up there and run their mouths. I’ll...

Classmates rally around Charleston boy battling leukemia
Classmates rally around Charleston boy battling leukemia

A few weeks ago, sitting on the school bus, Mikyle Bays could see that a fight was about to break out between two boys. Before any punches flew, Mikyle jumped up and put himself in the middle of the action. And, despite being pushed in the stomach, he ...

Funerals for: September 29, 2014

Bragg, Stella 1 p.m., Gatewood Church of God, Fayetteville.

Coleman, Daniel 7 p.m., Tornado Apostolic Church, Tornado.

Hamrick, Darrell 2 p.m., Waters Funeral Chapel, Summersville.

Jones, Gary...

Brent Stephenson

Brent Stephenson, 35, of Cowen, died Thurs., Sept. 25, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Sept. 29, at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen. Friends may call from noon until time of service Mon. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home.

Flavilla Pearson

Flavilla Pearson, 85, of Ripley, passed away Friday evening, September 26, 2014, at the Ravenswood Care Center, following an extended illness.

She was born June 15, 1929, near Goldtown, daughter of the late Talmadge and Clessie Harrison Monday....

Kenneth Nutter

Kenneth Lee Nutter, 73, of Hico, died Sun., Sept. 28, 2014. Arrangements are pending. Wallace and Wallace of Ansted is serving the Nutter family.

Bernard Neff

Bernard Ardell Neff, 68, of Edmond, died Saturday, September 27, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, September 30, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home Chapel. Friends may call from 11 a.m. until the service time at the funeral home chapel in Ansted....

Leonard Cobb
Leonard Cobb

Leonard Jackson "Jack" Cobb, Jr., 78, of South Charleston, passed away at home, unexpectedly Friday, September 26, 2014.

He was predeceased by his wife, Nancy Lawrence, of East Bank; father, Leonard Jackson Cobb, Sr.,; mother, Nellie Ruth Cobb;...

Leala James

Leala Blanche James, 83, of Frametown, passed away September 27, 2014, at home.

She was born April 16, 1931, in Nicholas County a daughter of the late Howard and Ruth Bail James.

She was a faithful member of the Frametown United Methodist...

Linda Stine
Linda Stine

Linda Karen Stine, of Charleston, passed away Sunday, September 28, 2014, at the Hubbard Hospice House, after suffering a sudden illness. Linda was born April 4, 1943, the daughter of the late Creston (Jack) and Eunice Bragg Dobbins in Clem, Braxton...

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