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App transforms school assignments at Raleigh County school

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) – Mabscott Elementary School students are putting down their pencils and papers and picking up their iPads as the second year of the iRaleigh Initiative takes shape in district classrooms.

Through Showbie – an...

Lincoln deputy crashes en route to stabbing

Four people were transported to Cabell-Huntington Hospital Saturday night after a Lincoln County sheriff’s deputy crashed into their vehicle while traveling to the scene of a stabbing, according to 911 dispatchers.

The accident happened...

Resigning KCHD director reflects on agency’s triumphs, trials
Resigning KCHD director reflects on agency’s triumphs, trials

For Dr. Rahul Gupta, public health is not just about being prepared; it’s about being prepared to adapt — something he learned on his second day as health officer for the Kanawha-Charleston Health Department.

“On the second...

Funerals for: December 27, 2014

Adkins, Lila 1 p.m., Bethlehem United Baptist Church, Salt Rock.

Arthur, Eva L. 2 p.m., High Lawn Funeral Chapel, Oak Hill.

Arthur, Loraine 2 p.m., High Lawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.


James Treadway, Jr.

James Treadway, Jr. 87, of Artie, died Dec. 24, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Dec. 28, in the White Oak Advent Christian Church, Artie. Visitation will be 2 hours before the service at the church. Armstrong Funeral Home is serving the family.

Lewis Cunningham

Lewis V. Cunningham, 58, of Marlinton, died Dec. 24, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Dec. 28 at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

Baysel Ryder

Baysel John Ryder, 92, of Huntersville, died Dec. 25, 2014. Service will be 3 p.m. Sat. Dec. 27, at VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton. Friends may call two hours prior to services at the funeral home.

Marjorie Williams

Marjorie Jane Williams, 90, of White Sulphur Springs, died Dec. 24, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Sun. Dec. 28, at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements.

Carloyn Porterfield

Carolyn Sue Porterfield, 69, of Stanford, died Dec. 25, 2014. Graveside rites and burial will be held 10:30 a.m. Dec. 29, at Sunset Memorial Park Mausoleum. There will be no visitation.

Thomas Stephenson, Jr.

Thomas Stephenson, Jr., 52, of Craigsville, died Dec. 23, 2014. In keeping with his wishes, the body will be cremated. No service will be held at this time.

Glendall Gentry

Glendall Goodall Gentry, 89, passed away Dec. 24, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Tues., Dec. 30, at Emmanuel Baptist Church with the Rev. Ronald L. Stoner officiating. Burial will follow in Cunningham Memorial Park,...

Carl Wayne Clinton

Carl Wayne Clinton, 49, of South Charleston died Christmas day, at the home of her sister, Lora Walker. Funeral service will be noon Monday, December 29, at Curry Funeral Home, 2097 Childress Road, Alum Creek with Chaplain Jim Burgess officiating....

Billy Joe McGuire

Billy Joe McGuire, 85, of Union, died Dec. 26, 2014. Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements which are incomplete at this time.

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