22 Year-old Man Killed in DOH Fire

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According to the Webster County Office of Emergency Services, Stephen Cogar, 22, was killed in an early morning fire Monday at the Division of Highways headquarters in Webster County. According to reports, Webster County sheriff’s deputies responded to the scene at approximately 2:41 a.m. after receiving two 911 hang-up calls from a cell …


Hollywood Funnyman Man Dead at 87

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A Hollywood icon has passed away. One of the funniest and talented voices of the 1960s and ’70s, this guy starred in two very popular shows making one better and the other possible. The Alabama native  Jim Nabors, who starred as Gomer Pyle on The Andy Griffith Show and on …


NASCAR Hall of Famer Dead

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A NASCAR legend, owner, hall of famer and World War II veteran has died at the age of 92. Walter Maynard “Bud” Moore Jr. (May 25, 1925 – November 27, 2017)[1] was a NASCAR car owner who operated the Bud Moore Engineering team. A decorated veteran of World War II, he described himself as “an old country …


Area Obituaries for November 27, 2017

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Area obituaries for central West Virginia. Fletcher Ernest Cosner, age 74, of Weston, WV died Sunday, November 26, 2017 at Bridgeport Health Care Center in Bridgeport, WV. He was born December 26, 1942 in Baltimore, MD, a son of the late Fletcher Vernon and Isabella Jeffries Cosner. He is survived …