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Retiring judge proud of involvement in domestic violence court
Retiring judge proud of involvement in domestic violence court

Man says domestic violence court ‘saving lives’


Daily Mail Staff

Former Kanawha Family Court Judge Mike Kelly’s career has had several high points, but his proudest moment came in 2012 when state...

Possible human remains found near Clendenin

Kanawha County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating a scene just south of Clendenin where “potential human remains” have been found.

The Sheriff’s Department got the call around 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Cpl. Brian Humphreys, ...

Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol
Body found in Kanawha River across from Capitol

A 13-year-old boy found a dead body on the banks of the Kanawha River, near the University of Charleston on Sunday afternoon.

Lt. Steve Cooper, chief of detectives for the Charleston Police Department, said the body, which has yet to be...

DOH equipment director got pay raise during investigation

The West Virginia Division of Highways’ former equipment director got a pay raise and a promotion while federal agents were investigating his office.

In January, Bob Andrew received a $7,...

Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine
Charity offers biscuits, gravy and medicine

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By Bill Lynch

Staff writer

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — A sizable crowd had...

W.Va. colleges make cuts to deal with less taxpayer funding

Colleges across West Virginia are firing employees, eliminating and merging positions and making other cutbacks to compensate for a reduction of more than $42 million in state funding for higher education over the past two years....

Funerals for: August 31, 2014

Baker, David 2 p.m., Casto Funeral Home Chapel, Evans.

Bush, Georgette 2 p.m., Ravenswood Cemetery, Ravenswood.

Carter, Charles 1:30 p.m., Matics Funeral Home, Clendenin.

Fish, R.J. 2 p.m.,...

Dorothy Baber

Dorothy Mae Burgess Baber, 88, of Summerlee, died Saturday, August 30, 2014. Service will be 2:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, at Tyree Funeral Home. Friends may call from 1 p.m. until service time on Tuesday.

Marvin Smith

Marvin Randall "Randy" Smith, 51, of Oak Hill, died August 29, 2014. Service will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 2, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Friends may call Monday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Eubulus Wolfe

Eubulus Wolfe, 88, of Charleston, died August 27, 2014. He is survived by his loving family, his wife of 65 years, Rosemary; children, Dennis, Barry, Louann, and Dawn; eight grandchildren; and two great-grandsons.

Burial will be at a later date....

Mary Crouch

Mary Ellen Crouch, 80, of Charleston, died Sunday, August 17, 2014. Mary donated her body to research to help others. Special thanks to her caregivers at Ravenswood Village, HospiceCare, and her daughter, Sandra Reed.

Jane Spurlock

Jane Spurlock, 56, of Summersville, died August 28, 2014. Service will be Saturday, September 8, at Hernshaw United Methodist Church with visitation two hours prior. Leonard Johnson Funeral Home, Marmet, is in charge of arrangements.

Bobby Cooper

Mr. Bobby Dean Cooper, 61, of Danville, died Monday, August 25, 2014. Services were Friday, August 29, at Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services at Chapmanville.


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