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Kroger restricts pseudoephedrine sales in W.Va.

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Supermarket chain Kroger is tightening monthly purchase limits of cold medications that contain pseudoephedrine at its West Virginia stores.

The new limits at Kroger’s 40 pharmacies in the state will be...

Man admits to stealing dead person’s ID

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – A Charleston man has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of aggravated identity theft.

U.S. Attorney Booth Goodwin says 45-year-old Troy Lawrence admitted that he used a dead person’s name and driver’s...

State aims to sell surplus property to students

DUNBAR, W.Va. – West Virginia officials are telling college students to look through the state’s surplus property to save money on furniture or a used car.

The West Virginia State Agency for Surplus Property says its facility in...

State summit focuses on student success

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – More than 300 education administrators, teachers, students, military leaders and community group members are join forces to find ways to help students prepare for lifelong success.

The annual Student Success Summit is...

Reward offered in Braxton County dog brutality case

GASSAWAY, W.Va. – The Humane Society of the United States is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information related to the beating and stabbing of a dog in Gassaway.

The reward adds to an existing $1,500 reward from Braxton County...

W.Va. State University to host research symposium

INSTITUTE, W.Va. – West Virginia State University is set to host an annual program that provides summer learning opportunities to students pursuing science, technology, engineering and mathematics degrees.

The Summer Undergraduate...

Church’s outdoor fridge raises questions in Ravenswood
Church’s outdoor fridge raises questions in Ravenswood

RAVENSWOOD — Last weekend, the Rev. Shauna Hyde and the congregants at First United Methodist Church in Ravenswood plugged in what they all thought would be a great way to allow unrestricted access to food for the...

Funerals for: July 31, 2014

Barker, Tony L. 11 a.m., Henson & Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington.

Burford, Ollie H. Jr. 1 p.m., Cunningham

Cochran, Connie L. 11 a.m., Emma Chapel Church, Liberty.

Hamilton, Steven R. 2 p.m.,...

Brian William Chambers
Brian William Chambers

Brian W. Chambers, 40, of Danville, went home to be with Jesus on Monday, July 28, 2014, at his residence.

He was born June 24, 1974, in Madison, a son of Roy and Janet (Duty) Chambers.

He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents,...

Melvin E. Myers
Melvin E. Myers

Melvin E. Myers, 94, of St. Albans, passed away Tuesday, July 29, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington.

Born Feb. 19, 1920, in Vinton, Va., Melvin was a son of the late Avis Wilbur and Eva Brizendine Myers.

He was a security...

William "Bill" Bird Sr.
William "Bill" Bird Sr.

William L. "Bill" Bird Sr., 66, of Florida, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 27, 2014, in Florida.

He was born Oct. 26, 1947, in Hurricane. He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Thomas Bird.

Bill was an ordained...

David Lee Miller

David Lee Miller, 69, of Winfield, died July 30, 2014, at St. Mary's Medical Center, Huntington. Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at Chapman Funeral Home, Hurricane. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 1, at the funeral home. A ...

Freda Mae Haverty
Freda Mae Haverty

Freda Mae Silman Haverty, 85, of Nitro, passed from this life on July 29, 2014, to her eternal reward. She was born Sept. 3, 1928, a daughter of the late Floyd and Anna Silman. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband,...


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