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Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75
Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

He was 75.

Bond died in Fort Walton Beach,...

Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75
Longtime civil rights activist Bond dead at 75

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Julian Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday night, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.

He was 75.

Bond died in Fort Walton Beach,...

Davis brewpub pays homage to town’s timbering past
Davis brewpub pays homage to town’s timbering past

DAVIS, W.Va. — Before the Blackwater River swelled with virgin hemlocks and rail cars brought hundreds of people to work in the mills, the town of Davis was commonly known by another name.

An early photo ...

Customers could pay for upkeep of closed WV power plants

Appalachian Power customers might have to pay for a West Virginia Public Service Commission request that the electric company maintain the recently closed Kanawha River and Philip Sporn power plants over the next four years....

SportsFest takes over Magic Island
SportsFest takes over Magic Island

Hundreds of spectators and participants flocked to Magic Island on Saturday to partake in and witness SportsFest, Charleston’s marquee annual outdoor sporting event.

This year’s version, which featured about a dozen different...

Funerals for: August 16, 2015

Adkins, Larry 2 p.m., Goldsbury Cemetery, Sias.

Atkins, Linda 2 p.m., Fidler and Frame Funeral Home, Belle.

Baker, D. "Jean" 2 p.m., Wilson

Brady, Thelma 2 p.m., Ellyson Mortuary Inc.,...

Johnny "Jakey" Clay

Johnny "Jakey" Clay, 63, of Man, died Aug. 13, 2015. Service will be held 11 a.m. Mon. Aug. 17, at the Forest Lawn Cemetery Mausoleum, Pecks Mill. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Krantz-McNeely Funeral Home at Man.

Paul Cool Jr.

Paul E. Cool Jr., 76, of Guardian, died Sat. Aug. 15, 2015. Service will be 1 p.m. Mon. Aug. 17, at the Holly River Baptist Church, Diana. Friends may join the family for visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Dodd and Reed Funeral...

Brian Suttle

Brian Dale Suttle, 55, of Peterstown, died Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015. Memorial graveside service will be 1 p.m. Mon. Aug. 17, at the Orchard Cemetery, Ballard. Arrangements by Broyles-Shrewsbury Funeral Home, Peterstown.

Italy Ashley

Italy Ashley, 90, of Charleston, died Aug. 13, 2015. Arrangements are incomplete. Bartlett-Burdette-Cox Funeral Home is serving the Ashley family.

John Muck

John William Muck, 75, of Pineville, died Mon. Aug. 10, 2015. Service will be 11 a.m. Mon. Aug. 17, at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. Friends may call one hour prior to the service Mon. at the funeral home. Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill. ...

Thelma Brady

Thelma Virginia Brady, 85, of Glenville, died Aug. 13, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Sun. Aug. 16, at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc., Glenville. Family and friends will be received from noon until 2 p.m. Sun. at the mortuary. Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is...

Alice Williamson

Alice Mae Williamson, 61, of Summersville, died Thurs. Aug. 13, 2015. Service will be 2 p.m. Tues. Aug. 18, in the Waters Funeral Chapel at Summersville. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until service time. In keeping with her wishes, her...

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