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Fired Va. coal miners win case against mine owner

ABINGDON, Va. – A federal judge is siding with about 100 miners who say they were fired without first receiving a federally required 60 day warning.

According to media reports, U.S. District Judge James Jones ruled Thursday and said the...

Carness Bragg Jr.
Carness Bragg Jr.

Carness Bragg Jr., 66, of Leewood, died Sept. 4, 2014 at home after a courageous battle with cancer. He was a devoted husband and father who was faithful to the Acme Pentecostal Church. He was a avid outdoorsman who loved to hunt and fish. He was...

Ruby Jean Kidd
Ruby Jean Kidd

Ruby Jean Kidd of Cross Lanes passed away Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014 following a long illness.

Ruby was born Jan. 2, 1937 in Kanawha County, the daughter of Arnold and Frances Saunders. Ruby was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, Cecil...

Nelson "Pete" Canterbury
Nelson "Pete" Canterbury

Nelson "Pete" Howard Canterbury, 85, of Frame, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

Pete was a member of Teamsters Local No. 175 and retired from Carolina Freight in 1985. He was a Christian. He was a lifelong farmer and was an avid hunter and...

Lucille Skaff

Lucille Skaff, 92, of Charleston, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. Funeral service will be 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at St. George Orthodox Cathedral with visitation two hours prior to the service at the church. Burial will be 10 a.m. Monday, Sept. ...

Tella M. Morris Blake

Tella Mae Morris Blake of Mount Nebo died Sept. 4, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 6, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at the funeral home.

Tammy R. Ferrebee

Tammy Renee Ferrebee, 27, of Wallback, went to live with the angels on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 from injuries received in a motor vehicle accident.

Born Sept. 10, 1986 in Charleston, she was the daughter of Marilyn Johnson of Charleston and Tim...

Paul E. Holley Jr.

Paul E. Holley Jr., 37, of Ona, died Aug. 31, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville. Burial will follow in Pete Meadows Cemetery, Glenwood.

Raymond L. Garmon

Raymond Leroy Garmon, 56, of Huntington, died Sept. 1, 2014. Service will be 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 5, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Barboursville, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

Margaret L. Becker

Margaret L. Gorrell Becker suddenly passed away Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014 in Charleston.

She was born in 1940 to the late C. Woodrow and Margaret Gorrell of South Charleston.

Margaret was a dedicated West Virginia teacher, a talented needle ...

Virginia Finley

Virginia Finley, 90, of Huntington, died Sept. 4, 2014. Graveside service will be noon Monday, Sept. 8, at Highland Memory Gardens, Godby. Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7, at James Funeral Home Chapel, Aracoma.

Thomas A. Ornbaun
Thomas A. Ornbaun

Thomas Andrew Ornbaun, 61, of Charleston, passed away Aug. 27, 2014 at home after an unexpected illness.

He was born Nov. 22, 1952 in Charleston to the late Andrew Marion and Pansy Lee Spradling Ornbaun. Tom was also preceded by a sister, Kaye...

James Lee Rader Jr.
James Lee Rader Jr.

James Lee Rader Jr., 59, of South Charleston, formerly of Montgomery, went home to be with the Lord on Sept. 3, 2014. He was born Feb. 20, 1955 in Charleston and he was the son of James Rader Sr. of Ashland, Ky., and the late Alice Johnson Hudnall....

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