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Sissonville powers past Chapmanville
Sissonville powers past Chapmanville

For openers, it’s so far, so good for Sissonville.

Austin Burford and Jared Wilkinson keyed a pulverizing ground game that rolled up 356 yards Friday night as the Indians debuted with a 42-14 victory over Cardinal Conference rival...

James A. Haught: Hypnotized by a car
James A. Haught: Hypnotized by a car

A Charleston antique car buff who owns an 86-year-old Ford Model-A coupe helped organize today’s Rock the Park car show and concert at Kanawha State Forest.

Reading about it reminded me of the time I was hypnotized by a car. It was a...

Funerals for: August 30, 2014

Boggs, Betty I. 1:30 p.m., Taylor

Bragg, Ruth R. 11 a.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Brewster, Melodee 7:30 p.m., James Funeral Home Chapel, Aracoma.

Brown, Lee A. 1 p.m., James Funeral...

Joan Reed

Joan Reed, 80, of Sissonville, died Wednesday, August 28, 2014. Memorial service will be held at a later date. Long & Fisher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Porter Chapman

Porter E. Chapman, of Elkview, died Friday, August 29, 2014. Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview, is in charge of arrangements.

Hibbert Cummings Jr.
Hibbert Cummings Jr.

Hibbert Daniel Cummings, Jr., 89, of Charleston, was escorted home by angels, Thursday, August 29, 2014, at CAMC Memorial Division, after a long illness. He was born July 16, 1925, to the late Hibbert Cummings, Sr. and Florence Ettie Willard Cummings....

Jeff Lilly

Jeff A. Lilly, 44, of Alum Creek, died Thursday, August 28, 2014, at home. Service will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, September 2, with visitation from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, September 1, at the funeral home. Curry Funeral Home is caring for the family.

Joseph Townson, Sr.

Joseph Glenn Townson, Sr., 83, of Charleston, went home to be with the Lord, Thursday, August 28, 2014. He was born November 18, 1930, the son of the late Joe and Bertha Townson. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Reba; and sister, Peggy...

Abigayle Fleshman
Abigayle Fleshman

On March 4, 2012, we received a beautiful blue-eyed, brown haired little girl lent to us from our Father in Heaven. Her name means "Joy of the Father" and she brought so much joy to everyone that her grandma called her "Sunshine."

Who would have ...

John Spencer

John Franklin Spencer, 73, of Smithers, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014, at home.

John was a retired master electrician, working mostly in the coal mines.

He is survived by two sons, Johnathan F. Spencer of Dunbar, and Joe Spencer of ...

Jack Dent

Jack Lee Dent, 78, of South Charleston, died Thursday, August 28, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, West. Snodgrass Funeral Home is South Charleston is handling the arrangements.

Wada Spaulding

Wada Marie Spaulding, 62, of Gallagher, died Thursday, August 28, 2014. O'Dell Funeral Home, Montgomery, is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Carter
Charles Carter

Charles Allen Carter, 61, of Clendenin, went home to be with the Lord, Tuesday, August 26, 2014, at CAMC General Hospital in Charleston, following a long illness.

Chuck was the son of the late A.C. Carter. He was also preceded in death by his...


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