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Talking turkey: Birds fresh from the farm
Talking turkey: Birds fresh from the farm

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A handful of farmers scattered across the most rural parts of West Virginia have been patiently working since early June to satisfy an increasing demand for fresh-from-the-farm turkeys just in time for Thanksgiving feasts....

Showcase home spotlights Habitat for Humanity and affordable housing
Showcase home spotlights Habitat for Humanity and affordable housing

Rolenia Thomas loves the closet space. Vicky Belcher loves the quaintness of the neighborhood — atop a hill overlooking Dow Chemical on Charleston’s North Hills Drive.

Soon Thomas and Belcher will become first-time homeowners...

Deer hunters should help boost bear harvest, DNR says
Deer hunters should help boost bear harvest, DNR says

If West Virginia enjoys a record-breaking bear season this year, chances are good that deer hunters played a sizable role in making it happen.

More than half the state’s counties are now open to bear hunting during the firearm season for...

Funerals for: November 16, 2014

Adolfson, Earl 2 p.m., Ellsyon Mortuary Inc., Glenville.

Browning, Lona 2 p.m., Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Clark, Betty Jean 2 p.m., Culloden Cemetery, Culloden.

Cooke,...

Betty Jean Clark

Betty Jean Clark, 81, of Culloden, died Nov. 14, 2014. Graveside service will 2 p.m. Sun., Nov. 16, at Culloden Cemetery, Culloden. Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane is honored to serve the Clark family.

Mary Holley

Mary Elizabeth Holley, 90, of Glen Jean, died Wed., Nov. 12, 2014. Service will be noon Tues., Nov. 18, at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Dillwyn, Va. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Local arrangements entrusted to Ritchie &...

Areigha Littlejohn

Areigha Sunshine Grace Littlejohn, 9 months old, of Wayne, died Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville.

April Dawn Smailes

April Dawn Smailes, 36, of Rupert, passed away Fri., Nov. 14, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. Friends may call one hour before the service from noon to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Smathers...

Virginia Hylton

Mrs. Virginia Seldomridge Hylton, 86, of White Sulphur Springs, died Nov. 14, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at McCraw Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home. McCraw Funeral Home,...

Peggy Florentz

Peggy Florentz, of Parma, Ohio, died Nov. 12, 2014. Funeral service arrangements are incomplete. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Frankie Radcliff

Frankie Radcliff, 61, of Craigsville, died Nov. 14, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m., Mon., Nov. 17, at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen. Friends may call from 12:30 p.m. until time of service Mon. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home.

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Kathleen Guthrie

Kathleen Guthrie, 81, of Cleveland, Ohio, died Nov. 12, 2014. Service will be 2:30 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at Cunningham Memorial Park, St. Albans. Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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