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Prosecutor says videos disqualify Williams as witness

It would be almost impossible for a Charleston police officer suspended after allegedly making racially insensitive videos to be called as a witness in a criminal case — especially one involving a black defendant, according to Kanawha County...

Nyla Flint
Nyla Flint

Nyla Evaline Flint, 90, of South Charleston, died Thursday, December 18, 2014, at home. She was a member of the First United Methodist Church, South Charleston and was retired from Stone and Thomas Department Store with many years of service....

Evelyn Hodges

Evelyn "Sue" Hodges of Charleston, passed away peacefully at her home in Okla. She is preceded in death by her daughter, Leslie. Sue is survived by two daughters, Vicky Parsons and Barbara Lyerly, as well as two granddaughters; and three great-...

Ralph Hubbard, Jr.

Ralph Hubbard, Jr., of Danese, died Fri., Dec. 19, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Dec. 22, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun., Dec. 21, at the funeral home. Wallace and Wallace of Rainelle are in...

Bob Kirk

Bishop Bob Kirk, 66, of Pampa, Texas, formerly of Rainelle, died Dec. 14, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon., Dec. 22, in the Greenbrier Avenue Church of God, Rainelle. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Sun., Dec. 21, at the church. Arrangements by...

Mescal Frye

Mescal Frye, 89, of Ranger, died Dec. 19, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Tues., Dec. 23, at Freeman Funeral Home. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tues. at the funeral home. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmaville is in charge of arrangements.

William Bradley

William Austin Bradley, 78, of Vineyard, died Sat., Dec. 20, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues., Dec. 23, at Groves Funeral Home Chapel, Union. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Mon., Dec. 22, at the funeral home.

Charles Greathouse

Charles W. "Bill" Greathouse, 65, of Looneyville, died Sat., Dec. 20, 2014. Graveside service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Dec. 22, at the Nichols Cemetery on Vineyard Ridge. There will be no visitation. John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, is in charge of...

Randall Lathey

Randall Lee "Randy" Lathey, 61, of Ripley, died Dec. 19, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Mon., Dec. 22, at Casto Funeral Home, Evans. Visitation will be from noon until time of service Mon. at the funeral home.

Ada Douglas

Ada Lynn Barcus Douglas, 77, of Huntington, died Fri., Dec. 19, 2014. Service will be 7 p.m. Mon., Dec. 22, at Apostolic Life Cathedral, Huntington. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Mon. at the church.

James M. Guiher, Jr.

James M. Guiher, Jr., died December 17, 2014, in Columbia, Md. Beloved husband of Elizabeth "Liddy" Hart Guiher and father of Catharine Brownfield Guiher and Deborah Guiher Chamblee.

The only child of Ruth Souders and James M. Guiher, Sr., he...

Herman Cavender
Herman Cavender

Herman E. "Blink" Cavender, 88, of Sandyville, passed away December 18, 2014, at his home, following a long illness.

He was born January 21, 1926 at Gay, WV, a son of the late Glenda Ashworth. He was a US Army veteran of World War II. He retired ...

Douglas Brown
Douglas Brown

Douglas Ray "Fat Cat" Brown, 54, of Wharton, was born January 1, 1960, and died Thursday, December 19, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his sisters, Linda Price and Susie Hager; brother, Larry Brown; and father-in-law, Wayne Setser.

He ...

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