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Braxton County fair geared toward youth
Braxton County fair geared toward youth

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Opening ceremonies for the Braxton County Fair will begin at 6:30 p.m. today at the Holly Gray Park on Airport Road in Sutton.

This year the fair will feature country music stars, monster trucks and more, but Braxton...

St. Albans stabbing sends one to hospital

St. Albans police are investigating an early morning stabbing that sent one person to the hospital.

A Kanawha County Metro 911 dispather confirmed the stabbing was reported at 602 Washington St. a little past 12:40 a.m.

No other details...

Veterans crisis center coming to Clarksburg

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. – The long delays for veterans seeking medical care at VA hospitals have prompted The American Legion to plan a short-term crisis center in Clarksburg.

The veterans’ organization will open a “crisis command ...

Huntington man sentenced to 5 years in drug gang probe

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – A Huntington man convicted of robbing a drug dealer at gunpoint has been sentenced to five years in federal prison.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 31-year-old Kamel Auntae Burris was sentenced Monday in federal court ...

West Virginia union PAC gets $250k check

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A union-formed political committee in West Virginia has received $250,000 from a construction labor interest group.

The super PAC named Honest West Virginians received the check from the West Virginia State Building &...

Weekend tornado confirmed in West Virginia

MAXWELL, W.Va. – The National Weather Service has confirmed a tornado touched down in Pleasants and Ritchie counties over the weekend.

The weather service says the EF1 tornado traveled about four miles and carried winds of up to 100 mph. ...

Funerals for: July 29, 2014

Crook, Harry A. 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Gibson, Mary K. 1 p.m., Bancroft Church of God Mission, Bancroft.

Holmes, Kathleen Ann 11 a.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Hughes, ...

Amos Russell Totten

Amos Russell Totten, 72, of Washington, W.Va., passed away Sunday evening, July 27, 2014, at Camden Clark Medical Center following a sudden illness.

Amos was born Dec. 8, 1941, son of the late John L. and Cora Graley Totten, at Wharton in Boone...

Nathan King Jr.

Nathan King Jr., 56, of Holly Grove, died July 27, 2014. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.

Betty Jo Johnson

Betty Jo Pitzer Johnson, 82, of Alderson, died July 26, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Alderson Presbyterian Church, Alderson. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 29, at Lobban Funeral Home, Alderson, and one hour prior...

Mitchell Lingenfelter

Mitchell Dale Lingenfelter, 54, of Churchville, Va., formerly of Upper Glade, died July 26, 2014. Graveside service will be noon Tuesday, July 29, at Taylor-McAvoy Cemetery, Upper Glade. Arrangements by Morris Funeral Home, Cowen.

Lillian Carroll Summers

Lillian Carroll Summers, 73, of Marmet, passed away Monday, July 28, 2014, at Cedar Ridge Center.

She was born Oct. 13, 1940, in Madison, to the late Howard and Ruby Adkins. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy V. Summers, and...

Ruth Ann Gilliam

Ruth Ann Butler Gilliam, 76, of Oak Hill, died July 25, 2014. Service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

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