News from April 2010

Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home admits mishandling funds for prepaid services

By Kyla Asbury | Apr 1, 2010

CHARLESTON -- The Adam Toler Memorial Funeral Home has been barred from handling prepaid funerals after West Virginia Attorney General Darrell McGraw filed a complaint against the business in December.

THEIR VIEW: It's all about faith

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 1, 2010

This is, as those of us who are Christians understand, the holiest of weekends. There is probably no other weekend in the year where we experience faith and belief in things that are not worldly as we do on Easter Sunday.

Former Dept. of Agriculture employee alleges retaliatory discharge

By Lawrence Smith | Apr 1, 2010

CHARLESTON - A former state employee alleges he was fired from his job after voicing his opinion about state policy.

State Chamber plans to counter hate pickets

By Chris Dickerson | Apr 1, 2010

Roberts CHARLESTON -- The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce is doing its part to combat a planned event by a Kansas church known for its anti-gay pickets.

Boyd Co. completes purchase of Walker Machinery

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 1, 2010

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Boyd Company LLC has completed the acquisition of the Cecil I. Walker Machinery Co., the Caterpillar equipment dealer in West Virginia and southeastern Ohio.

SBA warns of scams regarding loans

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 1, 2010

WASHINGTON -– The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is warning small businesses to use caution if they are contacted by firms offering to help them apply for funds available through SBA programs.

Maynard says EPA trying to destroy coal miners

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 1, 2010

Maynard WILLIAMSON -– Republican candidate for Congress, Spike Maynard recently issued the following statement in regard to the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed veto of Arch Coal's Spruce No. 1 Mine in Logan County:

Maynard invites Palin to visit coal mine

By The West Virginia Record | Apr 1, 2010

Palin WILLIAMSON -– Republican candidate for Congress Spike Maynard has invited former Alaska Governor and Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin to visit a southern West Virginia working coal mine.

Rough arrest leads to suit against Dunbar officer

By Lawrence Smith | Apr 2, 2010

McCormick CHARLESTON - The city of Dunbar and one of its officers is named in personal injury suit by a Cross Lanes man following his arrest for DUI last year.

Radiologist says Hurricane Katrina washed away records

By Steve Korris | Apr 2, 2010

Segarra PHILADELPHIA – Radiologist Jay Segarra, fighting a contempt motion in national asbestos litigation, blames Hurricane Katrina for washing away his X-ray reports.

Welch News notices shouldn't count, attorney argues

By Steve Korris | Apr 2, 2010

BLUEFIELD – Legal notices in the Welch News shouldn't count, Lacy Wright Jr. of Welch argues in U.S. District Court.

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