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The Alibaba IPO and your Top 10 things to know
The Alibaba IPO and your Top 10 things to know

NEW YORK (AP) — China's e-commerce giant Alibaba began trading its shares Friday on the New York Stock Exchange. Here are ten things to know about Alibaba, and why its initial public offering made history:

THE BIGGEST: Alibaba raised...

Review: ‘Destiny’ greater than the sum of its parts
Review: ‘Destiny’ greater than the sum of its parts

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — For a generation of gamers, Bungie will forever be known as the developer of a little franchise called “Halo.” Perhaps you’ve heard of it. But after revolutionizing the first-person shooter genre and...

Funerals for: September 20, 2014

Anderson, Juanita L. Noon, Living Waters Apostolic Tabernacle, Beckley.

Barnett, Gary W. 11 a.m., West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.

Bates, Gary R. 1 p.m., Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc., Rainelle....

Robert Moore

Robert Hugh Moore, 85, of Hico, died Thursday, September 18, 2014, following a long illness. A full obituary will be in Sunday's edition. Funeral arrangements are incomplete. His remains are entrusted with the Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Ansted. ...

Victoria Ball

Victoria K. Ball, 88, of Chesapeake, died September 18, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston, after a long illness and complications from a fall. She was retired from the Dietary Dept. of CAMC and Marmet Health Care Center.

Preceding her...

Phillip "Boo" Cyrus, Sr.

Phillip "Boo" Cyrus, Sr., 63, of Caldwell, W.Va., passed away Thursday, September 18, 2014, at his home.

He was born January 18, 1951, in South Charleston. He was the son the late Phillip Elwood and Nancy Gertrude (Davis) Cyrus.

Mr. Cyrus...

Sabina Walker-Bird
Sabina Walker-Bird

Sabina Walker-Bird, 90, of Charleston, entered into our Lord's presence Thursday evening, September 18, 2014. The pinnacle point of her life occurred in June of 1958, when she accepted Christ as her personal Savior, and the remainder of life was...

Richard A. Keeney

Richard Allen "Fat Cat" Keeney, 62, of Powellton, died Sept. 17, 2014. He was born Sept. 26, 1952 and was the son of the late William "Cracker" Keeney and Ethel Keeney Butcher. Also preceding him in death was his brother, Rusty Keeney.

He is...

Mitchell Bolen

Mitchell Bolen, 43, of Shady Spring, died Thursday, September 18, 2014. Service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, September 21, at Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel, Beckley. Friends may visit with the family one hour prior to the memorial service on Sunday ...

Michael Nickell
Michael Nickell

On the morning of September 17, 2014, Michael Lane Nickell went to be with the lord. He was 25 years old. He was an employee with Kroger of Marmet. He was the child of Diana Nickell-Lucas and the deceased Rodney Lee Nickell Jr. Second father, Philip J....

James Bumgardner

James Daniel Bumgardner, 62, of Huntington, died Monday, September 15, 2014. Service will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday, September 20, at Fellowship Baptist Church, Barboursville. Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville, is caring for the family.

Earl Hicks

Earl Hicks, 72, of Scott Depot, died Wednesday, September 17, 2014. There will be no formal service. Chapman Funeral Home, family-owned and located at 3941 Teays Valley Road, Hurricane is honored to serve the Hicks family.

Helen Hutchinson

Helen Louise Hutchinson, 93, of Sandyville, died September 18, 2014. Service will be 3 p.m. Sunday, September 21, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood. Friends may visit the family from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, September 21, at Roush Funeral Home, Ravenswood....

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