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Bowen a ‘nice addition’ for GW

CHARLESTON, W.Va. ­­— George Washington has been blessed with a slew of talented skill position players during a string of seven consecutive Class AAA playoff appearances.

The 2014 season has been a little different for the...

Thursday cartoon
Thursday cartoon

Sharon Carte: Save CHIP

Sen. Jay Rockefeller gavels his last hearing as chairman of the U.S. Senate Health and Human Services Subcommittee this week to take up an extension of federal funding for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP). Rockefeller has been ...

Editorial: Manchin on target over ISIS

When Washington tries to impose its will on the Middle East, calamity can occur.

The Reagan White House secretly sent the CIA to arm fanatical Muslim “freedom fighters” to drive Russians out of Afghanistan in the 1980s — and ...

Funerals for: September 18, 2014

Barger, Donald 10:30 a.m., Otterbein United Methodist Church, Elkins.

Davis, Carnie 1 p.m., Greene

Drake, Glenn L. Jr. Noon, Horner's Fork Missionary Baptist Church, Procious.

Dunlap, Rooney ...

Connie I. Fetty

Connie I. Fetty, 88, of Spencer, died Sept. 15, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Friday at John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer, with visitation beginning two hours prior.

Elizabeth Rogers

Elizabeth Sammons Rogers, 93, of Ceredo, died Sept. 16, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 19, at Ceredo-Kenova Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Ceredo, with visitation beginning one hour prior.

Juanita L. Anderson

Mrs. Juanita Lula "Ms. Snookie" Anderson, 90, of Beckley, died Sept. 14, 2014. Service will be noon Saturday, Sept. 20, at Living Waters Apostolic Tabernacle, Beckley, with visitation beginning one hour prior. Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie and...

Betty Jean Gillespie

Betty Jean Rasnick Gillespie, 84, of Charleston, passed away Tuesday night, Sept. 16, 2014 at CAMC Memorial Hospital. She was born May 1, 1930 to Allen and Clara Leota Counts Rasnick in Kingston. Her father was a popular mine foreman who moved several ...

Betty Lou Burgess
Betty Lou Burgess

Betty Lou Burgess, 80, of Walton, a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at her residence.

She was a homemaker and a member of Hard Camp Baptist Church, Cottontree. Betty enjoyed farming, church...

Elizabeth E. White
Elizabeth E. White

Elizabeth Emogene White, 83, of Kenna, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014 at Hubbard Hospice House surrounded by her loving family.

Born Feb. 22, 1931 in Jackson County, she was the daughter of the late Delmer Monroe Roads and Glada Alice Roads....

David "Timmy" Tyree

David "Timmy" Tyree, 64, of Charleston, passed away Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014.

Timmy was a loving father, grandfather and friend who touched many lives. He had a passion for building and riding Harley Davidson motorcycles.

He was preceded in ...

Betty Jo Colgan

Betty Jo Colgan, 77, of Danville, died Sept. 14, 2014 at Hillcrest Health Care Center, Danville. The family will have a service at a later date. Arrangements by Handley Funeral Home, Danville.


Health officials investigating respiratory virus in W.Va.