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Kanawha, Lincoln police searching for man who tried to rob Alum Creek bank

Kanawha County sheriff’s deputies are responding, along with Lincoln County law enforcement, to a report of an armed robbery at Community Trust Bank in Alum Creek.

The incident was reported just after 11 a.m. Friday. Metro 911...

Toni Lynn Carney

Toni Lynn Carney, 62, of Ripley, passed away May 27, 2015 at St. Mary's Hospital, Huntington, following a long illness.

She was born Nov. 28, 1952 in Charleston, a daughter of Lona Mae Fisher Carney of Ripley and the late James Delmer Carney....

Mary Lou Smith

Mary Lou Smith, 74, of Hickory, N.C., went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at her residence and surrounded by her loving family. Mary was born the daughter of the late Andrew Green and Mabel Sears Green on Dec. 14, 1940 in Clay...

Roy Short
Roy Short

Roy Short passed away at the age of 94 on Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley, surrounded by his family.

He was born March 12, 1921 in Brier Creek, Wyoming County, W.Va., to Alce and Oma Green Short.

He was a wonderful...

Alton Isaacs

Alton Isaacs, 75, of Marion, Ohio, formerly of Seth, W.Va., died May 27, 2015. Arrangements entrusted to Snyder Funeral Homes, Marion, Ohio. To read his full obituary, visit

Rosa Marie Ball

Rosa Marie Hendren Ball, 86, of Hewett, died May 26, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, May 30, at Spencer Methodist Church, Hewett. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. Friday, May 29, at the church. Arrangements by Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville....

Shirley Williams Banks
Shirley Williams Banks

Shirley Williams Banks of Nitro, WV passed from this life on May 26, 2015. She received her B.S. degree from South Carolina State University, her Master's degree from the University of Mississippi and her Doctorate from the University of South...

Earl H. Blackshire Jr.
Earl H. Blackshire Jr.

Earl Hale Blackshire Jr., 73, of Haslet, Texas, passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel, Colleyville, Texas. Interment will follow in Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park....

Ordie W. Campbell
Ordie W. Campbell

Mr. Ordie W. Campbell, 74, of Orlando, Fla., went home to be with his Lord on May 25, 2015.

Ordie was born in Sissonville, W.Va., to L.E. and Dona Campbell. He is survived by his loving, devoted wife of 56 years, Kindell "Sis"; sons, Dennie,...

Teddy B. Bishop
Teddy B. Bishop

Teddy B. "Ted" Bishop, loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle, father-in-law and friend, departed this life on Friday, May 22, 2015 and entered the gates of Heaven.

Born to Lydia Mae and Hobart William Bishop on Aug. 16, 1930, Ted was a...

Nicholas man shot during drug bust

MUDDLETY, W.Va. — A Nicholas County man was shot during a drug bust late Wednesday.

State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said troopers from the State Police detachment in Richwood and officers from the...

Hurricane slugs to AAA softball title
Hurricane slugs to AAA softball title

VIENNA — There was no way Hurricane’s seniors were leaving Jackson Park without the Class AAA championship.

The Redskins bashed their way to the title, scoring 26 runs on 38 hits in winning their three...

Sissonville sweeps to AA softball title
Sissonville sweeps to AA softball title

VIENNA — Sissonville made the state tournament look easy.

The Indians finished off a perfect three-game run to the Class AA state championship Thursday afternoon as freshman Kendal Parkins hurled a three-hit...

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