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Felon sentenced in federal court for possessing firearm

A Charleston felon was sentenced on Thursday to 17 years in federal prison for having a gun, U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin announced in a news release.

A jury found Diarra Jermaine Boddy, 44, guilty of being a felon in possession of a firearm on ...

Fire destroys Elkview home

Fire destroyed a house near Elkview on Thursday night

The blaze was reported at a home on Garth Drive at about 7:15 p.m.

Deputy Kanawha County Emergency Services Director C.W. Sigman said the fire apparently started in the kitchen, and...

Thompson, O’Brien shine in annual Christmas concert

At Bob Thompson’s annual “Joy to the World” Christmas show Thursday night at the state Culture Center, Thompson assured the crowd that he and the band wouldn’t play “Grandma Got Run Over By A Reindeer,” a...

Funerals for: December 12, 2014

Adkison, Freeman W. 11 a.m., VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.

Amos, Vada F. 2 p.m., Broyles

Amyx, Glen W. 11 a.m., Bartlett Burdette Cox Funeral Home, Charleston.

Badger, Devon 11 a.m.,...

Mary Edith Kronser

Mary Edith Kronser, 91, of Lewisburg, died Dec. 9, 2014 following a short illness. Per her wishes, her body has been cremated and no services will be held. Arrangements by Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Arnold Ray Young

Arnold Ray Young, 72, of Campbells Creek, passed away Dec. 11, 2014. Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, is in charge of the arrangements.

Sheila Rae Payne

Sheila Rae Payne, 68, of Bryson City, N.C., formerly of Miami, passed away Dec. 10, 2014. Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden, is in charge of the arrangements.

Julia Elizabeth Mease
Julia Elizabeth Mease

Our Mother, Julia Elizabeth Mease, 88, of Smithers, passed away Dec. 10, 2014 at CAMC Memorial with her family by her side. She was born June 25, 1926 in Fayetteville and was the daughter of the late Robert and Janie Campbell Beirne Sr. Also preceding ...

Floyd H. "Buzz" Lyons

Floyd H. "Buzz" Lyons, 87, of Pond Gap, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, at Thomas Memorial Hospital, South Charleston. Cooke Funeral Home, Cedar Grove, is in charge of arrangements.

Linda "Peggy" Bundy

Linda Chapman "Peggy" Bundy, 59, of Amma, formerly of Chesapeake, passed away Dec. 10, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston. Arrangements are forthcoming. Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home, Charleston, has been entrusted with the arrangements.

Nancy S. Hunt

Nancy S. Hunt died Dec. 9, 2014. She was 86.

Mrs. Hunt was preceded in death by her first husband, Paul E. Cantrell, who was killed in action during the Korean War, and second husband, Cleo M. Hunt, who died in 1988.

Mrs. Hunt was employed ...

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