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Judge bars release of racially charged videos

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — At the request of Charleston officials, a Kanawha County judge has issued an order saying that the city shouldn’t release a video that got a city police officer suspended.

City Attorney Paul Ellis proposed the...

EPA classifies coal ash as a ‘non-hazardous’ material

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday set the first national standards for waste generated from coal burned for electricity, treating it more like household garbage rather than a hazardous material....

Church activities: Dec. 20, 2014

Canaan United Methodist Church, 401 Roane St., is extending an invitation to the community for their annual Christmas variety show, “Friends and Family Christmas,” at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20. Favorite vocal and instrumental Christmas...

Bulletin Board: Dec. 20, 2014

Free films

The West Virginia Culture Center will show two free movies during the holidays. “Frozen” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 29. “Maleficent” will be shown at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dec. 30. For...

Things to do Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014


BLUE YONDER: 8 p.m. Free. Black Sheep Burrito, 702 Quarrier St. Call 304-343-2739.

ALASHA AL QUDWAH: 7 p.m. Free. Gypsyesque amalgamy. Bluegrass Kitchen, 1600 Washington St. E. Call 304-346-2871.


Herd’s Johnson, Hewitt win C-USA media awards

Yes, Conference USA champion Marshall was well represented in the first media all-league and awards vote in nearly a decade, but there were significant differences from the coaches’ all-conference awards from last week.

For one, running...

Last-minute gift ideas for gamers
Last-minute gift ideas for gamers

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The good news? You’ve survived Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, Cyber Monday and all the other creatively named shopping holidays with both your sanity and bank account in one piece. The bad news? There’s ...

Funerals for: December 19, 2014

Anderson, Joseph Noon, Preston Funeral Home, Charleston.

Bailey, Phyllis J. 11 a.m., Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Belcher, Dennis Sr. 7 p.m., Walkers Chapel, Tuppers Creek.


Elizabeth Ann Priddy
Elizabeth Ann Priddy

Mrs. Elizabeth Ann "Betty" Hudnall Priddy, 85, of Nitro, went home to be with the Lord on Dec. 17, 2014.

Mrs. Priddy was a lifelong resident of Nitro, a homemaker and a faithful member of Stewart Park Church of Christ.

She was preceded in...

Berman Ellis Walton
Berman Ellis Walton

Berman Ellis Walton, 81, of Hurricane, formerly of Campbells Creek Drive, passed away at Southern Ohio Medical Center on Dec. 17, 2014 following a long illness.

Berman was born April 11, 1933 in Covington, Va., to the late John and Annie Walton. ...

Jerry Wayne Kerr

Jerry Wayne Kerr, 58, of Bartow, died Dec. 17, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Thornwood Community Church, Thornwood. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the church. Online condolences may be shared at...

Howard C. Hudson
Howard C. Hudson

Howard C. Hudson, 83, of Fairmont, formerly of Powellton, died Dec. 17, 2014. He was born Dec. 23, 1930 in Montgomery, and was the son of the late Tom and Beatrice Branham Hudson. Also preceding him in death were his wife, Mary Lou Woods Hudson;...

Boyd Hull Wright

Boyd Hull "Coonie" Wright, 82, of Durbin, died Dec. 18, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 20, at Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Arbovale. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 19, at the funeral home.

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