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Rear patio origin of fire in Harpers Ferry commercial area

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) – A state agency spokesman says a fire in Harpers Ferry’s commercial area began on the rear patio of a business.

Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina tells The...

Rear patio origin of fire in Harpers Ferry commercial area

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. (AP) – A state agency spokesman says a fire in Harpers Ferry’s commercial area began on the rear patio of a business.

Department of Military Affairs and Public Safety spokesman Lawrence Messina tells The Herald-...

No injuries after brake problem stops Camden Park coaster

CEREDO, W.Va. (AP) – A Camden Park official says no one was injured when a brake problem caused the Big Dipper roller coaster to stop.

Ride supervisor Shawn Wellman tells media outlets that about a dozen riders were on the wooden roller...

Body of missing Lumberport man found in wrecked vehicle

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia State Police say the body of a missing Lumberport man has been found in a wrecked vehicle.

State police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous says two men found the vehicle over a hill along County Route 18...

Nitro officer shoots, kills man after being shot at, police say

A Nitro police officer shot and killed a man Saturday night after the man shot at the officer, who was responding to a domestic dispute, according to Nitro Police.

Sometime between 10 and 10:30 p.m., a Nitro police officer was dispatched to a...

Thousands seek concealed weapons permits in WV
Thousands seek concealed weapons permits in WV

About 13,000 West Virginians received a concealed carry gun permit from Jan. 1 through the end of March, according to records maintained by the West Virginia State Police.

If Mountain State...

Frontier can’t deny Citynet fiber request, law judge says

In a case that could bolster competition between Internet providers in West Virginia, Frontier Communications must honor a decade-old agreement with Citynet and allow access to part of Frontier’s fiber-optic cable network, according to an...

Century Aluminum closes its doors for good
Century Aluminum closes its doors for good

RAVENSWOOD — Jason Miller has six months left on the job he got 20 years ago.

Five others, two hourly employees and three supervisors, will continue to work with him at the Century Aluminum plant in...

On file: Aug. 2, 2015

Marriages

The following people applied for marriage licenses in Kanawha County between July 24 and 31:

Curtis Gordon Sigmon Jr., 28, and Jaime Marie Scarbro, 24, both of Gallagher.

Brian Scott Lucas, 44, and Amy Michelle Hudnall, 42,...

Funerals for: August 02, 2015

Blankenship, Velma 2 p.m., Morgan Funeral Home, Lewisburg.

Clark, Otis Noon, Simons

Garretson, Kyle 2 p.m., McGhee Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Null, Edsel 2 p.m., Tyler Mountain...

Otis Clark

Otis James Clark, 72, passed away at his home on July 29, 2015, in Richwood.

He was born April 29, 1943, in Charleston. He was of Christian faith, was a US Air Force veteran, and an avid Washington Redskins fan.

Otis was preceded in...

Ella Carte

Ella Louise Carte, 79, of Dille, died on July 31, 2015. Funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Tues. Aug. 4, at Greene-Robertson Funeral Home, Sutton. Friends may call from noon until service time.

Mary Sampson

Mary Margaret Sampson, died Sat. Aug. 1, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon. Aug. 3, at the Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home, Lewisburg. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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