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12,000 without water in Greenbrier County after diesel spill

Thousands of Greenbrier County residents and businesses are without water after a diesel spill contaminated the Greenbrier River.

The Lewisburg water treatment plant was shut down shortly after a tanker truck rolled over and spilled its load of...

Fayette school board wants all buildings inspected

The Fayette County Board of Education has requested inspections of all school buildings in the district, following the sudden Jan. 12 closure of a Collins Middle School building that forced roughly 400 students to miss almost a week of school....

Readers Voice: Jan. 26, 2015

Express your opinion on any subject you wish. Not all comments are published. Call 304-357-4451 or email

I am totally against any lawsuit reform that allows employers to operate in a reckless manner and not pay for...

Collaborative spaces, open minds: Accounting firm rethinks office space
Collaborative spaces, open minds: Accounting firm rethinks office space

When someone steps off the elevator onto the eighth floor of the United Bank building in downtown Charleston, Richard L. Slater wants to challenge their ideas about accounting firms — both how they look, and how they work.

“If you...

Lewisburg asks water customers to conserve following spill

LEWISBURG, W.Va. (AP) – Lewisburg is asking its water customers to conserve water following a diesel fuel spill.

A notice posted on Lewisburg’s website says the city shut down its water plant and intake after a tanker truck...

Man charged with killing wife in case that echoes his mother’s murder
Man charged with killing wife in case that echoes his mother’s murder

Kayla Neel, a college student and department store employee, was 20 years old when, prosecutors say, she was shot and killed by her husband.

On Dec. 16, Michael Eugene Neel, 25, of Bluefield, shot Kayla as she sat in a friend’s truck in...

Funerals for: January 25, 2015

Blake, Nelson T. Jr. 2 p.m., Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

Carpenter, Jenny G. 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.

Coffman, John Sr. 2 p.m., Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg....

Kyle Horne

Kyle "Bob" Horne, 63, of Whitman, died Jan. 23, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues., Jan. 27, at 14 Whitman Freewill Baptist Church, Whitman. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 Mon., Jan. 26, at the church. James Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of...

Vivian Porter

Vivian Jean Porter, 59, of Griffithsville, died Jan. 22, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Sun., Jan. 25, at Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge of arrangements.

Robert McColgan

Robert "Bob" Norris McColgan, 90, died Wed., Jan. 22, 2015. Visitation will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. Sun., Jan. 26, at Evans Funeral Home, Chapmanville. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon., Jan. 27, at the funeral home.

Karen Cowger

Karen Lee Cowger, 63, of Four States, died Wed., Jan. 21, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Jan. 26, at Dodd and Reed Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Mon., at the funeral home.

Kizzie Anne Nunley

Kizzie Anne Nunley, 56, of Charleston, died Jan., 21, 2015. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle is in charge of arrangements.

Sharon Parker

Sharon Ann Queen Parker, 58, of Kimberly, died Jan. 22, 2015. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.

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