CORE event planned for Mon Health Hospitals

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – April is National Donate Life Month, a time to applaud the generosity of those who have saved lives by becoming organ, eye, tissue, marrow, and blood donors. It is a time to thank the families who have made the decision to donate. It is also an opportunity to encourage more to follow their example and educate themselves about […]

AnnaBell Hoover

Obituary AnnaBell Hoover

AnnaBell Hoover, 89, of Tallmansville, W.Va., passed away peacefully at her home with her family by her side on Saturday, April 10, 2021. She was born October 21, 1931, in Alton, W.Va., a daughter of the late Freeman and Mary Elizabeth Johns Zickefoose. On March 23, 1951, she married the love of her life, Mason […]

Chendell Marie Cole Currence

Chendell Marie Cole Currence, 33, of Horner, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, at Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital in Weston. She was born in Oak Harbor, Whidbey Island, Wash., on June 13, 1987, a daughter of Jonna Lynn Cole Melton and Jeffery Charles Farley. After sharing 11 years together, Chendell said “I Do” […]

DHHR receives federal approval for SNAP emergency supplemental allotments

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Children and Families has been granted approval by the federal government to issue emergency supplemental allotments to households currently receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) as part of an ongoing response to COVID-19. The U.S Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food […]

Wilma Jean Hamner Phillips

Wilma Jean Hamner Phillips passed from this life on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, under the care of Mountain Hospice at Mansfield Place in Philippi, W.Va.  She was born at Sago, W.Va., the daughter of the late Lyle and Bernice Tenney Hamner.  In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, […]

Franklin Richard “Rick” Dilley

Franklin Richard “Rick” Dilley, 75, of Buckhannon, passed away on Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Buckhannon. He was born in Buckhannon on April 29, 1945, a son of the late Everett Franklin Dilley and Imogene Leanora Lee Dilley Wood. In addition to his parents, Rick was preceded in death by one […]

Carol Ruth Chidester

Obituary Carol Chidester

Carol Ruth Chidester, 57, of Buckhannon, W.Va., died Friday April 2, 2021, at her home. She was born February 17, 1964, in Buckhannon, a daughter of the late Donald and Virginia Wilfong Spangler. On June 17, 1979 she married Stanley Brent Chidester who preceded her in death on December 18, 2013. She is survived by […]

Six ways to have a sustainable Easter

By Kiya Gillum, Little Miss West Virginia Earth Dye your own eggs with natural dyes such as turmeric and cabbage. If you use plastic eggs, consider keeping them from year to year and reuse them. Repurpose old eggs into an Easter wreath next year. Consider sending your candy wrappers to companies like terra cycle, who […]

Everett Edgle Castle

Obituary Everett Castle

Everett Edgle Castle, 77, of Buckhannon, W.Va. died Wednesday, March 31, 2021, at Holbrook Health Care Center in Buckhannon. He was born November 20, 1943, in Paintsville, Ky., a son of the late Everett E. and Melissa Stumbaugh Castle. On July 31, 1967, he married Edith Carol Castle who survives of Buckhannon. Also surviving are […]