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James Henry Morgan

James Henry Morgan MORGAN James Henry Morgan, 62, of Lewisburg, passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center of a sudden illness. Born July 9, 1959 at Beckley, WV, he was a son of the late Auburn Lee and Marie Elizabeth Veid Morgan. He worked for the cable company in Lewisburg and was a truck driver, was a member of Fort Spring Missionary Baptist Church, and was a member of International Association of Machinist and Aerospace Workers union (IAMAW). He was a lifetime member of the NRA, an avid gun collector, and was a U.S Army and National Guard veteran. In...
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Loreda “Rita” Allen Eggleston

Loreda "Rita" Allen Eggleston Eggleston Loreda “Rita” Allen Eggleston, 82 of Alderson, passed away peacefully November 22, 2021 at Seasons Place in Lewisburg, WV. Born November 23, 1938, in Alderson, she was the daughter of the late Lucy Allen Wenger and Ausborne Allen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by husband, Ronald Eggleston, and brother, Eugene Allen, both of Alderson. She is survived by daughter, Deanna Bathgate (Todd), and grandson, Nicholas Bathgate, of Germantown, MD; brother, Ronald Allen (Frances) of Lewisburg; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and many friends. Rita was a faithful lifetime member of Griffith Creek Baptist Church, in Alderson,...
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Stuart Duane Whitt

Stuart Duane Whitt Whitt Stuart Duane Whitt, 64 of Lewisburg, WV passed away Friday, November 26, 2021, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. Born November 3, 1957, in Ronceverte, WV he was the son of the late Olbert and Beulah Belle Cornwell Whitt. Duane was a retired Program Specialist for Denmar Correctional Center. He loved to watch Gunsmoke and other westerns. He also loved driving the backroads in his convertible. Duane was a US Army veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Myles Whitt, brothers, Donald, Danny, Doug and Doyle Whitt and a sister-in-law,...
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Lovey F. Kishpaugh

Lovey F. Kishpaugh KISHPAUGH Lovey F. Kishpaugh, 78, of Lewisburg, passed away Friday, November 26, 2021 at White Sulphur Springs Center after a long illness. Born March 1, 1943 at Alderson, WV, she was a daughter of the late Raymond Shelton and the late Violet Florence Judy. Lovey was a retired staff accountant for Blake & Boone and was a member of the Over the Hill Gnag Bowling League. She was a member of Lewisburg Baptist Church, where she sang in the choir, volunteered at the day care center, was a member of the Lewisburg Baptist Jolly Seniors, loved taking care of the children...

Philip Leon Morgan

Philip Leon Morgan MORGAN Phillip Leon Morgan, 73 of Ronceverte, WV passed away Saturday, November 27, 2021, at his home. Born August 15, 1948, in Low Moor, VA he was the son of the late Joseph Edward and Edith Marie Bennett Morgan. Phil attended Graystone Baptist Church, was a U.S. Army Veteran (SGT) and retired as a truck driver for Coca-Cola. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth Morgan, son, Joshua Phillip Morgan and brothers, Joe, and Mick Morgan. Survivors include two sons, Caleb Morgan (Vanessa) of Wayside, WV, and Isaac Morgan (Christie Haskin)...

Carnegie Hall To Recognize Volunteers

Carnegie Hall is thanking their volunteers for taking time out of their personal life during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist the Hall during performances, Kids’ College, community events, committees, and more. Carnegie Hall depends on its dedicated volunteers and will recognize their selfless acts on December 8, at 4:30 p.m. with a Volunteer Appreciation Reception in Carnegie Hall’s Old Stone Room. Light refreshments will be provided. “The COVID 19 pandemic presented unique issues for the Hall as programming was reinstated with modifications,” explains Carnegie Hall President/CEO Cathy Rennard. “It continues to require volunteers to be flexible, cautious, compliant with safety protocols,...

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Schedules W.Va. Holiday Concert Tour

Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. schedules WVa holiday concert tourLOGAN, W.Va. (AP) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. is performing a series of holiday concerts around West Virginia next month.The Home for the Holidays Tour includes five shows that are open to the public. The scheduled concerts will be Dec. 10 in Huntington, […] The post Landau Eugene Murphy Jr. Schedules W.Va. Holiday Concert Tour appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Donations Requested For Huffin' For Stuffin' Food Pantry

Greenbrier Valley Bike Club member kick off the 2021 holiday season by holding their second Annual Thanksgiving Day Huffin’ for Stuffin’ fundraising event for the Willliamsburg Food Pantry. Food items and cash donation will be collected till December 10.Any community member interested in making a contribution my contact Liz Wickline, Club President at 304-646-8287 for more information and drop off location. The post Donations Requested For Huffin' For Stuffin' Food Pantry appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Woman Arrested After Daytime Burglary, Threatening To Stab Victim With Syringes

A Raleigh County woman has been arrested after entering a home and threatening to stab a woman with syringes. According to the criminal complaint filed in Raleigh County, an officer with the Raleigh County Sheriff’s Department responded to a burglary in progress call at a residence in Sullivan on November 20. Upon arrival, the victim told the officer that Heather Lee Austin, 36, of Rhodell had entered her house, took a blanket and walked out the back door, the complaint states. When the victim confronted her, Austin “raised both hands containing syringes and stated . . . that she was...

Natalie Cochran Charged In 2019 Death Of Her Husband

Natalie P. Cochran, 39, currently an inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution Hazelton in Bruceton Mills, WV, has been indicted for first degree premeditated murder in the 2019 death of her husband. According to a press release from Raleigh County Prosecuting Attorney Benjamin Hatfield, Natalie Cochran, formerly of Daniels, was indicted during the November special […] The post Natalie Cochran Charged In 2019 Death Of Her Husband appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Williamsburg Community Shooting Match

On Saturday December 4, 2021 the Williamsburg Community will have a Shooting Match. Match starts at 7:00 PM but food concession will open at 6:00 pm. Match will be eight rounds, 12-gauge guns only. Full choke, .660 inch minimum. Screw in chokes must be from a recognized supplier (patented) and extend no more than 3 […] The post Williamsburg Community Shooting Match appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Linda Gaye Boone

Linda Gaye Boone BOONE Linda Gaye Boone, 76, of Maxwelton WV, passed away on Thursday November 25, 2021. She was born in Spring Creek, WV, a daughter of the late Ashford and Stella Hanna. She is survived by her husband of 57 years, Ralph Boone; daughter, Ashley Boone of Loudon TN; granddog Rosey Boone; sister, Sandra Mackey; aunt, Ann Huffer; many beloved nieces and nephews and extended family. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Hanna and Buford Hanna and Doug Hanna; two sisters, Betty Spence and Katherine Fink. Linda had love for family, music, church and everything WVU sports. Her love...

Food Pantry Distribution

The White Sulphur Springs Pentecostal Holiness Church is having our Christmas Food Distribution Saturday, December 18th beginning at 9:00 a.m. This will be drive-through only with traffic turning onto Mountain Avenue then circling the block onto Ingleside Avenue. You are welcome to come. It is open to everyone and we have lots of boxes ready. […] The post Food Pantry Distribution appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Charmco Woman Charged As Conspirator

A Greenbrier County woman was arrested on the afternoon of Wednesday, November 17 in connection with a theft which had occurred last October. Serena Raven Adkins, 26 of Charmco has been charged with providing false information to law enforcement and conspiracy to commit a felony. According to multiple criminal complaints, Adkins is a known associate of Bobby Milton Bennett III, who, on the same day as Adkins arrest, was charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, entering without breaking and grand larceny. Shortly before 11:30 a.m. on the date in question, troopers with the West Virginia State Police arrived at a Charmco...

Summers County Christmas Toy Fund Seeks Volunteers

Darrell Lilly, chief organizer of the Summers County Christmas Toy Fund, is seeking volunteers to help with shopping on December 6 and 7 at the Walmart Store on Eisenhower Drive in Beckley. Shopping hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days. Volunteers can offer what time they have available during those hours. […] The post Summers County Christmas Toy Fund Seeks Volunteers appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Marshall Pays Visit To Indiana

Marshall (4-1) vs. Indiana (5-0)Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall, Bloomington, Indiana; Saturday, 7 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Marshall and Indiana both look to put winning streaks together . Each program is coming off of a big home victory on Tuesday. Indiana earned a 70-35 win over Jackson State, while Marshall won 93-79 over Louisiana-Lafayette.VETERAN PRESENCE: Each team […] The post Marshall Pays Visit To Indiana appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Baldwin To Make Announcement

West Virginia Senator Stephen Baldwin will be holding an outdoor announcement at the Ronceverte Island Park Amphitheater on Nov 30 at 12pm to discuss ongoing projects in our region regarding flood relief, broadband, education, and more (including future political plans). The event will conclude by 1pm. There will be designated media space available at the […] The post Baldwin To Make Announcement appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

Justice Urges West Virginians To 'Run To The Fire'

Gov. Jim Justice and members of the West Virginia COVID-19 pandemic response leadership team held another news briefing Wednesday to update the public on the State’s latest pandemic response efforts. During Wednesday’s briefing, Gov. Justice encouraged all previously vaccinated West Virginians to move quickly to get their booster shot. Last week, the FDA and the […] The post Justice Urges West Virginians To 'Run To The Fire' appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.

P. Irene (Schrӧedersecker) Highlander

HIGHLANDER P. Irene (Schrӧedersecker) Highlander, 81, of Alderson, passed away Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at the Greenbrier Valley Medical Center. Born August 30, 1940 in Wartenberg-Rohrbach, Germany, she was a daughter of the late Karl and Christina Schrӧedersecker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman B. Highlander; son, Michael P. Highlander; brother, Adolph; and sister, Geta. Irene was of the Christian Faith, homemaker, beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She showed her love to those around her with her cooking. She loved her flower garden and gardening. Survivors include three daughters, Martina Highlander-Harvey and husband, Jerry of Alderson, Heidi Highlander-Via and husband, Darrell...

Gaither Parker Williams

WILLIAMS Gaither Parker Williams, 79, of Crawley, WV passed away Saturday, November 20, 2021, at the White Sulphur Springs Center. Born July 8, 1942, he was the son of the late William Gaither Williams and Julia Ann Gibbs Dail. Gaither worked in Autobody, as a Paramedic, County Coroner, and Transport Medic. He was a member of the Grace Bible Church, the VFW, and the Williamsburg Ruritan Club. He was also a U.S. Army Veteran. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Edward Williams; a daughter, Bonnie Lynn Brickhouse; and a grandson, Jesse Eugene Luton. Survivors include his...