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Funerals for: April 25, 2014

Adkins, Betty L. 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.


Brown, Richard L. 7 p.m., Broyles


Browning, Ola D. Sr. Noon, Guyan Freewill Baptist Church, Little Harts.

Marshall basketball: D’Antoni comes home to friends, family
Marshall basketball: D’Antoni comes home to friends, family

HUNTINGTON — As John Mallett caught passes from Dan D’Antoni during Marshall men’s basketball practice 45 years ago, even then he had a feeling that D’Antoni’s relationship with the Thundering Herd would...

Prep baseball: South Charleston’s Knapper can play baseball too
Prep baseball: South Charleston’s Knapper can play baseball too

South Charleston’s Brandon Knapper made his name known on the basketball court, but this spring the switch-hitting sophomore continues his athletic endeavors on the diamond after an injury prevented him from playing baseball last year....

Hagerstown bests Power, 7-5
Hagerstown bests Power, 7-5

After getting swept at home in a three-game series against Kannapolis, the West Virginia Power welcomed the Hagerstown Suns to town, hoping to end their losing skid.

That didn’t happen, though, as Hagerstown continued the recent...

Andes says he has lowered taxes, improved Putnam
Andes says he has lowered taxes, improved Putnam

In making his case for a third term on the Putnam County Commission, Steve Andes argued that the county has improved services during his almost 12-year tenure, while establishing a lower property tax rate than when he took office.

Andes — ...

Funerals for: April 25, 2014

Adkins, Betty L. 1 p.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Brown, Richard L. 7 p.m., Broyles

Browning, Ola D. Sr. Noon, Guyan Freewill Baptist Church, Little Harts.

Casto, Olievia J. 1 p.m.,...

Reta Mae Stewart

Reta Mae Stewart, 78, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died April 18, 2014. Service will be 1 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at Rush Run Baptist Church, Normantown, with visitation one hour prior. Stump Funeral Home, Grantsville, is assisting the family with...

Charles "Chuck" Baxter
Charles "Chuck" Baxter

Charles "Chuck" Baxter, 87, of Charleston, passed away April 24, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House, Charleston.

He served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He retired as an over-the-road driver for Smith Transfer Company after 40 years of...

Iva Marie Hatcher

Our loving mother, mother-in-law, grandmother and great-grandmother, Iva Marie Hatcher, 86, of Beckley, passed away Tuesday, April 22, 2014, at Bowers Hospice House, Beckley.

Born Sept. 4, 1927, in Streeter, she was the daughter of the late...

William McLaughlin II
William McLaughlin II

William Thomas McLaughlin II, "Bill," 76, passed away peacefully at his home in Bonita Springs, Fla., on April 22, 2014, following a long and courageous battle with cancer. A lifelong West Virginian and proud Mountaineer, Bill was born to Lorena...

Carol Jean Preast

Carol Jean Boles Preast, 69, of Jodie, passed away Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at CAMC General Hospital, Charleston, as the result of a catastrophic stroke.

She was a member of Mount Olive Baptist Church.

Born Aug. 18, 1944, in Jodie, she...

Franklin P. Carney
Franklin P. Carney

Franklin Perry Carney, 82, of South Charleston, passed away April 24, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston.

He was born April 1, 1932, son of the late Ivan and Lessie Higginbotham Carney.

Preceding him in death were his...

John M. Crosier

John M. Crosier, 84, of Ansted, passed away in Charleston on Wednesday, April 23, 2014.

He was born Sept. 20, 1929, in Ramsey, the son of the late Charles Edward Crosier and Ava Rebecca Legg Crosier. He was preceded in death by his brothers,...

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Business

Manufacturers see better times for economy, jobs
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Stocks close mostly higher on earnings

Opinion

Readers voice: April 25, 2014
Editorial: Wells, Guthrie, Rowe for House, 36th district
Editorial: Hatfield, Cooper, Wong and Caudill for Kanawha’s 35th delegate district
Charlotte Pritt: Celebrating the life of Sen. Bob Holliday
Thursday cartoon

Sports

Herd hires the ‘other’ D’Antoni as basketball coach
Mitch Vingle: Initial reaction to D’Antoni hire not good
Marshall football Haig has some competition for Herd kicking job
No. 1 Hurricane drubs Midland
Mountaineers eye at-large NCAA baseball berth

Life

WV Travel Team: What to do in medical emergencies abroad
Pets of the Week: A bunny leads the pack
Coming up: April 23, 2014
Sushi in a salad
Build it Up to beautiful Governor’s Mansion

A&E

Skateboard deckorator: Exhibit by deck artist ramps up at HMOA
At Clay Center, fly tying is both art and science
Indian classical music concert set for Friday
‘American Idiot’ closes Marshall Artists Series season Thursday
‘Antigone’ is the feel good tragedy of the season

Outdoors

W.Va. spring gobbler season to open next week
Scott Shalaway: Stinky roots and delicious mushrooms
Turkey Federation spearheads habitat-improvement efforts in W.Va.
Archery tourney allows kids a chance to shine
Outdoors Calendar — April 20

Obituaries

Charles "Chuck" Baxter
Betty Lou Adkins
Richard England Atkins
Bobby Joe Barker
Harold Wayne Blake