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Editorial cartoon for Friday, August 8
Editorial cartoon for Friday, August 8

U.S. planes drop bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq

WASHINGTON — U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, redeeming President Barack Obama’s promise of military force to counter the advancing militants and confront the threat they pose to Iraqi...

Toll revenue up at West Virginia Turnpike

BECKLEY, W.Va. – Traffic on the West Virginia Turnpike has hit a high for the year.

The Register-Herald reports the Parksway Authority collected more than $8 million in June. That’s the most revenue for that month in a four-year...

Task force offers free ‘WVHelp’ app

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A West Virginia app is now available to help those who are being abused or maltreated, particularly children.

The “WVHelp” app has been rolled out by the West Virginia Children’s Justice Task Force....

W.Va. Lottery campaign seeks winning dreams

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia lottery players can now share their dreams of a jackpot, and get some money to achieve them.

The West Virginia lottery is rolling out the campaign today. Called “Random Acts of Lottery,” it...

Marshall University welcomes medical students

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. – Marshall University is welcoming a new class of medical students.

The school’s annual White Coat Ceremony will be held tonight at the Joan C. Edwards Performing Arts Center in Huntington. At the ceremony,...

Funerals for: August 08, 2014

Brown, Leta A. 11 a.m., West Virginia Mausoleum, Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.

Edwards, George M. 11 a.m., Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, Oak Hill.

Hedrick, Delores J. 9:30 a.m., Lakin...

Gary Vannoy

Gary Vannoy, 73, of St. Albans, entered into rest on Aug. 6, 2014.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clova and Virginia Vannoy.

Gary is survived by his wife, Gail; sons, Jimmy, Michael and Jesse; stepchildren, Jeannie Foster and Jay ...

Jerry C. Hemlepp
Jerry C. Hemlepp

Jerry Cecil Hemlepp, 85, of Charleston, passed away Aug. 6, 2014, at home of an extended illness.

Jerry was born in Ashland, Ky., the son of the late Paul and Esther Hemlepp. Beloved husband, father and grandfather, he was a graduate of Ashland...

Sharlotte Snyder
Sharlotte Snyder

Sharlotte Lee Snyder, 67, of Cross Lanes, passed away at her summer home near Marlinton on Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014.

Born Aug. 23, 1946, in Nitro, she was the daughter of the late Clayton and Dorothy Priddy.

Sharlotte was a member of the...

Lelia Cavender
Lelia Cavender

Lelia Cavender, 55, of Marmet, passed away Aug. 4, 2014.

She was born in Charleston on April 3, 1959, to Rosa and Theodore Mitchell. She was a 1977 graduate of George Washington High School.

Lelia was an intelligent and caring soul who...

Robin L. Richardson
Robin L. Richardson

Robin Leigh Meredith Richardson, 54, of Montgomery, died Sunday, Aug. 3, 2014, at her home.

Born Dec. 9, 1959, in Montgomery, she was the daughter of the late John and Kathleen Hamm Meredith.

She was a homemaker.

Robin had many...

Joe Campoy
Joe Campoy

Joe Campoy of Logan passed away Aug. 7, 2014. Born March 6, 1937, in Holden, he was 77 years old. He was the son of the late Andres "Andy" Fernandez Campoy and Anna Rado Campoy and grandson of the late John and Kady Decker Rado of Holden. In addition...

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