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Pulsar found with Green Bank data has longest orbiting route

Cecilia McGough, then a student at Strasburg High School in Virginia, and De’Shang Ray,who attended Paul Laurence Dunbar High School in Baltimore, took part in a summer Pulsar Search Collaboratory workshop three years ago, during which they...

Modernist Rachmaninov played with nuanced rhythm, but a bit brittle

Russian pianist Lola Astanova was popular enough with the local audience in her performance of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No. 2 with the West Virginia Symphony in November, 2013 that she was brought back this season. Friday night she joined...

Letter: Commitment to good child care must be reflected in policies

Commitment to good child care must be reflected in policies


I have been in the child care service for more than 30 years. I have watched many children grow and have nurtured their development. Choosing a career in child care has...

Funerals for: May 02, 2015

Adams, Robert W. Sr. 2 p.m., Curry Funeral Home, Alum Creek.

Adwell, Ethel 2 p.m., Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Ankeney, Linda L. 2 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Barton, Eula P. 1 p.m....

Donald Snyder

Donald Lewis Snyder, 82, of Leroy, died May 1, 2015. In honoring his wishes, there will be no visitation. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Sat. May 2, at the Mt. Hope Cemetery, Sandyville. Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley is serving the family.

Linda Evans

Ms. Linda Evans, 62, of Oak Hill, died Mon. April 27, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon. May 4, at Glorious Church of God In Christ, Mt. Hope. Friends may call one hour prior to service at the church. Arrangements entrusted Ritchie and Johnson Funeral...

Nellie Stover

Nellie Marie Stover, 91, of Point Pleasant, died May 1, 2015. Nellie's arrangements will be announced by Deal Funeral Home, Point Pleasant at a later date.

Dorothy Henson

Dorothy Louise Henson, 80, of Huntington, died Wed. April 29, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon. May 4, at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Sun. May 3, at the mortuary.

Harold Utterback

Harold Leewood Utterback, 86, of Charleston, died Fri. May 1, 2015. Service will be Tues. May 5, at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Snodgrass Funeral Home, South...

Iven Martin

Iven Eugene Martin, 57, of Alderson, died Thurs. April 30, 2015. Service will be Sun. May 3, at the Grassy Meadows Gospel Lighthouse, Grassy Meadows. Friends may call Sat. from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Grassy Meadows Gospel Lighthouse. Arrangements by...

Carla Jo Walker

Carla Jo Cantrell Walker, 69, of Parkersburg died April 30, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Mon. May 4, at the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Friends may call one hour prior to the service.

Ogle George Roach Jr.
Ogle George Roach Jr.

Ogle George "Chico" Roach, Jr., 63, of St. Albans, passed away on Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Hubbard Hospice House in South Charleston.

He retired from Union Carbide with 28 years of service. He was an avid bowler and enjoyed spending time ...

Carolyn Starcher

Carolyn Sue Starcher, 49, of Procious, W.Va., passed away Friday May 1, 2015, at home, after a short illness.

She was a born again Christian, homemaker and a loving mother and wife.

Carolyn is the daughter of the late Norman Adkins and...

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