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Blankenship’s hands-on management provides target for prosecutors
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Blankenship’s hands-on management provides target for prosecutors

Every half-hour, Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship wanted a report on coal production at the longwall section of his company’s Upper Big Branch Mine.

Prosecutors say Blankenship insisted on details, especially on any reasons for...

Rebecca McCormick

Rebecca "Becki" McCormick, born October 1, 1957, passed away Thursday, November 13, 2014.

Becki left behind her mother, Elsie "Adkins" Kent; three children, Jackson, Laura and Luci McCormick; five sisters; one brother; and eight grandchildren....

Maureen Given

Maureen Given, 75, of Montgomery, died Nov. 14, 2014. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery is in charge of arrangements.

Dayton Boling

Dayton Boling, 88, of Nitro, died Nov. 14, 2014. Casdorph and Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans is in charge of arrangements.

Lyle M. Miller, Sr.

Lyle M. Miller, Sr., 89, of Fayetteville, died Nov. 13, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at Dodd-Payne-Hess Funeral Home, Fayetteville. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m until service time at the funeral home on Mon. Dodd-Payne-...

Kenneth C. Moore, Sr.

Kenneth C. Moore, Sr., 97, of Chesapeake, died Nov. 13, 2014. Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet is in charge of arrangements.

William Lanham
William Lanham

William Edward "Willie" Lanham, 5, of Buffalo, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio. He was a student at Winfield Elementary School and enjoyed watching cartoons, especially Tom & Jerry and Thomas ...

Ada Bell
Ada Bell

Ada Tinsley Bell, of Vienna, formerly of St. Albans, passed away Friday, November 14, 2014, at home, with her loving family. She was born in St. Albans, September 7, 1924, one of six children of the late Dana and Callie Armstrong Tinsley.


Madyson Little
Madyson Little

Madyson Marie Little, 8, of Ridgeview, W.Va., went to her heavenly home November 13, 2014, where the dance floor is wide open and music always playing. Madyson touched hundreds of lives.

Madyson was preceded in death by grandmother, Phyllis...

Gary Johnson

Gary Michael Johnson, 50, of Jeffrey, died Nov. 13, 2014. Per the family's wishes, there will be no service. Handley Funeral Home, Danville is in charge of arrangements.

Jack Butcher

Mr. Jackie Butcher, 76, of Pecks Mill, died Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014. There will be no service. Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville, are handling the arrangements for the Butcher family.

Ronald Petitt

Ronald Gene Petitt, 76, of Danese, died Thurs., Nov. 13, 2014. Service will be held 11:30 a.m. Mon., Nov. 17, at the Mabscott Christian Baptist Church, Mabscott. Friends may gather with the family at the church from 11 a.m. until the time of service....

Edward Bolden, Sr.
Edward Bolden, Sr.

Edward Wilton Bolden, Sr., the son of the late Wilton Bolden and Grace Vaughn Bolden was born June 6, 1920, in Charlotte Court House, Va. He departed life for eternal rest Tuesday, November 11, 2014, in Charlotte, N.C.

He leaves behind his wife, ...

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