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Clay Center education programs receive $75K grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two education programs through the Clay Center in Charleston are sharing a $75,000 grant from The Hearst Foundation.

Officials say the money will go toward the center’s “emPowered Stories” and...

Clay Center education programs receive $75K grant

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Two education programs through the Clay Center in Charleston are sharing a $75,000 grant from The Hearst Foundation.

Officials say the money will go toward the center’s “emPowered Stories” and...

State drivers urged to be on lookout for deer

ELKINS, W.Va. – West Virginia officials are encouraging drivers to be more cautious to avoid deer collisions during the fall months.

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says collisions between cars and deer increase...

Glade Creek Grist Mill in W.Va. now on U.S. stamp

CLIFFTOP, W.Va. – The Glade Creek Grist Mill at Babcock State Park is being featured as a stamp from the U.S. Postal Service.

The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources says the Postal Service recently issued the stamp featuring the...

Annual deer hunt for charity set in state

ROANOKE, W.Va. – An annual deer hunt for charity is being held this weekend in West Virginia.

The hunt is sponsored by the state Division of Natural Resources. It will occur Saturday on private land, and only antlerless deer will be...

Funerals for: October 24, 2014

Alexander, Frederick A. 1 p.m., Klingel

Barlow, Lawrence 1 p.m., VanReenen Funeral Home, Marlinton.

Bonnett, Kenneth 2 p.m., Waybright Funeral Home, Ripley.

Boyd, Leonard 7 p.m., Stevens &...

Faron D. Stanley
Faron D. Stanley

Faron D. Stanley, 56, of Eleanor, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 following a sudden illness. He was a 1976 graduate of Nitro High School. He was a member of Genesis Fellowship Church and Tyler Heights Community Church. He and his brothers were...

Keith A. Stire

Keith A. Stire, 60, of Belpre, Ohio, died Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at Heartland of Marietta. He was born and raised in Charleston, a son of the late Roscoe and Hazel (Counts) Stire.

He was formerly employed at Belrock Diner.

He is survived ...

Robert W. McDonald
Robert W. McDonald

Robert William McDonald, 70, of Charleston, passed away Oct. 21, 2014.

He was a lifetime member of the NRA and a family man who enjoyed his children, grand- and great-grandchildren.

Surviving him are his wife, Shirley; sons, Jody McDonald...

Janice Mynes Fields
Janice Mynes Fields

Janice Mynes Fields, 68, of Rutherfordton, N.C., died Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014 at her residence.

She was a native of Hurricane and daughter of the late Chester Franklin Mynes Sr. and Mildred Louise Bayliss Mynes. Janice was a member of Spencer...

Roderick M. Harless
Roderick M. Harless

Roderick Mansfield Harless, 75, of South Charleston, died on September 26, 2014 after a brief illness.

He was born in Wyoming County, West Virginia, on February 13, 1939, the son of James Isaac Harless and Ann Elizabeth Baker.

Rod was...

Dorothy Mae Lester
Dorothy Mae Lester

Dorothy "Dot" Mae Lester, 84, left this earthly world to be with her Heavenly Father on Oct. 21, 2014 at Raleigh General Hospital. She was a resident of Forest Road, Beckley, for the past 42 years. She previously lived in Holden and Hanover many years ...

Mildred H. Cochran

Mildred Helen Cochran, 65, of Union, died Oct. 22, 2014. Graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at St. Johns United Methodist Church Cemetery, Union. Visitation will be from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday at Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home,...

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