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Common Core repeal not a sure thing in Senate

GOP officers express concerns with votes, financial ramifications

After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp
After hours of debate, House passes prevailing wage revamp

A bill to revamp and roll back West Virginia’s longstanding prevailing wage rate for construction workers on many publicly funded projects (SB361) moved closer to final passage Saturday after passing the House of Delegates on a 56-39 vote....

Mysteries of the past unlocked in old cemetery find
Mysteries of the past unlocked in old cemetery find

POCA — The logging company bulldozer came to a halt and the operator climbed down to get a closer look at what he’d uncovered in the brush near Heizer Creek in Putnam County. It was a grave marker....

Adding a little lime to your life: Couple serves up authentic Thai
Adding a little lime to your life: Couple serves up authentic Thai

For those familiar with The Empty Glass, a dimly lit, neighborhood bar on Charleston’s East End, international cuisine is probably the last thing you’d imagine being served.

Starting March 3, frequenters will be able to enjoy pan ...

Funerals for: March 01, 2015

Adkins, Bobby D. 2 p.m., Koontz Funeral Home, Hamlin.

Banks, Veatrice 2 p.m., Harding Funerals and Cremations Chapel, Charleston.

Beane, Collett 2 p.m., Cunningham

Carpenter, Mary 2 p.m.,...

Trevor Cozart

Trevor Lee Cozart, 22, of Dothan, died Feb. 20, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., March 2, at the Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Friends may call the funeral home from 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Mon., March 2. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill....

Robert Palmer

Robert (Bobby) Lee Palmer, 66, passed away on Feb. 26, 2015, at Hubbard Hospice House in Charleston. He is survived by his loving wife, Shelley; and three children, Billy Wayne, Robert Lee, Jr. and Tessa Nichole Sparks; and four grandchildren. He was...

Milton Mahan

Milton Mahan, 67, of Mabscott, died Thurs., Feb. 24, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Tues., March 3, at Heart of God Ministries, Beckley. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and Johnson Funeral...

Timothy Knight
Timothy Knight

Timothy Dale Knight, 45, of Hurricane, passed away Friday, February 27, 2015. Born November 10, 1969, in Hurricane, he was a son of Frank and Rosemary Elswick.

Timmy worked as an electrician for Roger House and Henry Marino.

He ...

Joann Estep

Joann Estep, 55, of Chapin, S.C., died Fri., Feb. 27, 2015. Service will be noon March 3, at East Fork Freewill Baptist Church, Ranger. Friends may call beginning at 6 p.m. Mon. March 2, at the church. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge...

Angela Sigman

Angela Jo Sigman, 36, of Charleston, died Feb. 26, 2015. There will be no service or visitation at this time, but there will be a memorial service at a later date. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.

Dorothy Pritt

Dorothy Pritt, 16 months, of Oak Hill, passed away Feb. 26, 2015. Mass of Christian burial will be 2 p.m. Mon. March 2, at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill. Friends may gather with the family at the fuenral hom from 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p....

William Mace
William Mace

William Edward Mace, 87, of Poca, passed away February 27, 2015, after a long battle with dementia.

He was retired from Mouldagraph Corporation, where he had worked for many years.

William was preceded in death by his ...

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