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Phones, friends are distracting problem for teen drivers
The Associated Press
Phones, friends are distracting problem for teen drivers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Distractions – especially talking with passengers and using cellphones – play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new...

Phones, friends are distracting problem for teen drivers
Phones, friends are distracting problem for teen drivers

WASHINGTON (AP) – Distractions – especially talking with passengers and using cellphones – play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new...

Ferrell, Hart defend ‘Get Hard’ after a jolt of criticism
Ferrell, Hart defend ‘Get Hard’ after a jolt of criticism

NEW YORK (AP) – In the annals of film festival flops – from unexpected boos to red-carpet gaffes – the premiere of the Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart comedy “Get Hard” will go down as a doozy.

After the film...

Dave Hickman: Mountaineers a different breed of underdog
Dave Hickman: Mountaineers a different breed of underdog

MORGANTOWN — His knowledge of the state’s population notwithstanding, Juwan Staten still has a pretty good understanding of just what it is West Virginia’s basketball team is up against now and roughly ...

Pimento cheese — updated and on the menu
Pimento cheese — updated and on the menu

Pimento cheese, an old Southern comfort food that’s been around since the 1800s, is making its way onto the modern restaurant scene, showing up in gourmet appetizers and at trendy eateries around the country — including some popular...

Funerals for: March 25, 2015

Alderman, Joseph M. II 1 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Bennett, Deanna 2 p.m., Wallace & Wallace Funeral Chapel, Rainelle.

Carte, Jewell L. Noon, Crosswinds Farm Cemetery, Hico.

Cavender, ...

Dorthy June Cogar
Dorthy June Cogar

Dorthy June Cogar, 86, of Summersville, went home to be with the Lord on March 24, 2015. She was a loving wife, wonderful mother, grandmother and caregiver. She was the daughter of the late Freeman and Frances Moore Morris and was born in Clay County...

Betty Bell Carnes
Betty Bell Carnes

Betty Bell Carnes, 87, of South Charleston, passed away Sunday, March 22, 2015 at her daughter's home in North Carolina, surrounded by family.

She was born Dec. 28, 1927 to the late Fannie Bell (Gillespie) and Howard Osmer Woodall; she was the...

Sally Jacobs

Sally Jacobs, 83, of Charleston, formerly of Pratt, died March 23, 2015. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.

Dale T. Hutchinson
Dale T. Hutchinson

Dale Thomas Hutchinson, 61, of Nitro, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 22, 2015 after a long illness.

He was loved by his family and friends and will be greatly missed.

Dale was preceded in death by his parents, Dale and Dorothy...

Clarence "Shorty" Richards
Clarence "Shorty" Richards

Clarence "Shorty" Edward Richards, 90, of East Bank, went home to be with the Lord on March 24, 2015 at Hubbard Hospice House, after a long illness.

Shorty retired from C&O Railroad and was a World War II Army veteran. He was a longtime...

Paul "Sonny" Anderson

Paul "Sonny" Anderson, 75, of St. Albans, passed away March 23, 2015. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

James Stokes

James Stokes, 65, of Charleston, passed away March 19, 2015. Preston Funeral Home, Charleston, is in charge of arrangements.

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