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Already serving life, suspect in 1974 slayings won’t be prosecuted

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A suspect in the 1974 slayings of three people in Fairmont won’t be prosecuted.

Marion County prosecutor Pat Wilson tells media outlets that he plans to ask the circuit court to...

Already serving life, suspect in 1974 slayings won’t be prosecuted

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — A suspect in the 1974 slayings of three people in Fairmont won’t be prosecuted.

Marion County prosecutor Pat Wilson tells media outlets that he plans to ask the circuit court to ...

WVSU fires employees, eliminates positions, considers more cost-saving

West Virginia State University has fired 10 employees and is considering more cost-saving measures.

School officials announced the layoffs earlier this month and also eliminated 15 already vacant positions.

WVSU spokeswoman Kimberly...

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Funerals for: August 24, 2014

Coleman, Roberta L. 4 p.m., Christ Church United Methodist, Sutton.

Jennings, Mae 3 p.m., Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville.

Scott Gerlach

Scott Gerlach, 34, of Huntington, died Friday, August 22, 2014. Service will be 7 p.m. Monday, August 25, at Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. Henson &...

Stella Hedrick

Stella (Lockhart) Hedrick, 67, died Monday, August 18, 2014, at home. She was born in Nitro and resided in Mockville, N.C.

Survivors include five brothers and sisters; a son and daughter; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren....

Jimmy McCallister

Jimmy McCallister, 74, of St. Albans, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014.

Arrangements are incomplete at this time.

Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home is charge of arrangements.

Janice Clark

Janice Lou Clark, 90, born and raised in Charleston, passed away August 10, 2014, in Tennessee at Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee. Services were held Aug. 13, 2014 in Tennessee.

Williamson & Sons Funeral Home, Soddy-Daisy, Tennessee was in charge of...

Terry Fleshman

Terry D. Fleshman, 72, of Indian Head, Ill., formerly of Greenbrier County, died Tuesday, August 19, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 25, at Smathers Funeral Chapel, Inc. Friends may call from noon to 1 p.m., one hour prior to the service...

Mabel Ann Cooper

Mabel Ann Cooper, 90, of St. Albans, died Friday, August 22, 2014 in Teays Valley Center. Service will be noon Tuesday, August 26, at Hall Funeral Home, Proctorville, Ohio. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service Tuesday at the funeral home....

Samuel Somerville

Samuel Wayne Somerville, 60, of Point Pleasant, died August 22, 2014, at his home, following an extended illness. Service will be 1 p.m. Monday, August 25, at the Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Ravenswood. Visitation will be from noon until time of...

Robert Walden

Robert Walden, 75, of Williamson, died Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Trinity Healthcare of Mingo. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Honaker Funeral Home of Logan is in charge of arrangements.

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