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Thousands of West Virginians without power
Thousands of West Virginians without power

Thousands of West Virginians remain without power after storms blew through the area Tuesday.

By 9 a.m. today, Appalachian Power reported 267 customers without power in Kanawha County, 241...

Gas prices fall 5 cents in state

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Gasoline prices fell 5 cents in West Virginia this week.

AAA East Central says the average price for a gallon of regular was $3.76. That’s about 32 cents more per gallon compared with the same week a year ago....

WVU graduate creates $1M scholarship fund

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – A West Virginia University graduate has donated $1 million to establish scholarships for in-state undergraduate students enrolled in science, technology, engineering or math programs.

The Morgantown school says the...

Putnam schools plan to offer new double-credit classes

WINFIELD — The Putnam County school district is planning to offer new double-credit classes.

The county school board unanimously approved on Monday submitting...

Darkness on the edge of town: 57,000 remain without power
Former Charleston teacher pens book on life lessons
Former Charleston teacher pens book on life lessons

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.”

That’s a quote from Christian author John Maxwell that West Virginia native, teacher, and first-time author Mary Endres Thomas lives by....

Funerals for: July 09, 2014

Barie, Peggy 4 p.m., Memorial Funeral Directory, Burns Wornal Chapel, Princeton.

Cavender, Jean P. 1 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, Charleston.

Coutz, Joel A. 6 p.m. Open Door Apostolic Church,...

Local B. Tracy

Local B. Tracy, 98, of Webster Springs, died July 6, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, July 9, at the funeral home.

Paul "Skip" Hawkins Jr.

Paul Vinson "Skip" Hawkins Jr. of Comfort died Monday, at home, after a long illness of cancer.

He was retired from Peabody Coal, a member of the UMWA and served in the U.S. Navy. He was a 1964 graduate of Sherman High School, Seth.


Lois J. Epes
Lois J. Epes

Lois Jacquelin Epes, 82, of Charleston, died Tuesday, July 8, 2014, at Valley Center, South Charleston. She retired in 1972 as a secretary for Union Carbide Corp. with 20 years of service and enjoyed singing in the Carbide Chorus. Lois was a 1950...

Tammy Ann Dixon

Tammy Ann Jarrell Dixon, 40, of Minden, died July 2, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, July 10, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Redith "Rita" Clark
Redith "Rita" Clark

Redith "Rita" Painter Clark, 60, of Charleston, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014, at Thomas Memorial Hospital from pulmonary fibrosis, complicated by pneumonia. She was born Sept. 21, 1953, to the late Owen and Ellen Painter on Poca River Road and was ...

Esther E. Cafego

Esther Elizabeth Reed Cafego, 96, of Oak Hill, died July 7, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Oak Hill Church of the Nazarene, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill.

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