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Oklahoma City commemorates 20th anniversary of deadly bombing
Oklahoma City commemorates 20th anniversary of deadly bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — About 1,000 people gathered Sunday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Oklahoma City bombing, which was the deadliest terrorist attack on U.S. soil until the Sept. 11 attacks six years later.

Former President...

Manchin staying in Senate, not running for governor in 2016
Manchin staying in Senate, not running for governor in 2016

Sen. Joe Manchin announced on Sunday that he will remain in the U.S. Senate and will run for re-election in 2018, not run for a third term as governor of West Virginia in 2016.

Manchin’s announcement ends more than a year of self-made...

Richwood principal arrested on three counts of sexual abuse

State police arrested an elementary school principal last night following an investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of three school employees.

Timothy Bennett, 53, is the principal at Cherry River Elementary School in Richwood. Bennett was...

Ex-councilman’s son loses by one vote in South Charleston primary

The son of a South Charleston councilman hoping to replace his father and represent the city’s fifth ward was defeated by one vote in Saturday’s primary election, which saw a low turnout and had several uncontested races.

Dayton...

Fayette County stand now part of Old-Growth Forest Network
Fayette County stand now part of Old-Growth Forest Network

THURMOND — With less than 1 percent of the forests encountered by settlers in the Eastern United States escaping the ax and saw in the centuries that followed their arrival, a movement is taking shape to...

Funerals for: April 19, 2015

Ashley, Ann 2 p.m., Humphreys Memorial Church, Sissonville.

Butcher, Louise B. 2 p.m., Liberty Presbyterian Church, Green Bank.

Elliott, Jimmy Noon, Pryor Funeral Home, East Bank.

Goff, Lindsey ...

Marshall Jones
Marshall Jones

Marshall Manuel Jones, 68, of St. Albans, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2015, at Putnam General Hospital, after a long illness.

He was born in Fayetteville, to Florence Calloway Jones and Thomas Jones Jr., both deceased.

Mark graduated ...

John Kessler

A celebration of life for John David Kessler will be 1 p.m. Sun. April 19, at Morris Funeral Home, Cowen. Friends may gather from noon until time of service Sun. at the funeral home. Services entrusted to Morris Funeral Home.

Alya Burgess

Alya "Tom" Burgess, 69, of Holden, formerly of Blair, died Thurs. April 16, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Tues. April 21, at Freeman Funeral Home. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Mon. April 20, at the funeral home. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville ...

Carl Ward

Carl Kenneth Ward, 87, of Chapmanville, died April 16, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon. April 20, at Freeman Funeral Home. Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Sun. April 19, at the funeral home. Freeman Funeral Home, Chapmanville is in charge of...

Christopher Bailey
Christopher Bailey

Christopher Hill Bailey, 55, of Dunbar, passed away on Thursday, April 16, 2015.

He was born in South Charleston on August 6, 1959, to the late Glenn W. and Mary L. Bailey. He is survived by his daughter, Gillian Katherine of Dunbar; three...

Frances Williams

Frances Williams, 91, of St. Albans, passed away April 5, 2015, at Valley Center in South Charleston.

Frances was retired from Capitol Van Lines in Charleston, where she had worked for many years. She attended Highlawn Baptist Church in St....

Evelyn Kallmerten

Evelyn K. Kallmerten, 67, of Nitro, died Fri. April 17, 2015. Cooke Funeral Home and Crematorium, Nitro is serving the Kallmerten family.

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