Page 3 of 13 Dec 2012 Issue of Bluefield Daily Telegraph in Bluefield, West-Virginia

See the full image with a free trial.

Start for Free

Read an issue on 13 Dec 2012 in Bluefield, West-Virginia and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Bluefield Daily Telegraph.

Browse Bluefield Daily Telegraph

How to Find What You Are Looking for on This Page

We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 13 Dec 2012 Bluefield Daily Telegraph in Bluefield, West-Virginia. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph (Newspaper) - December 13, 2012, Bluefield, West Virginia daily frug up thursday december 13, 2012 a-3 obituaries. Deaths j a Viola o Donnell 94, of Princeton died monday dec. To 2012. Arrangements Are incomplete at the Bailey Kirk a funeral Home in Ruby Virginia Hedrick a Walthall 96, of the Glenwood Park retirement Village in a Princeton died wednesday a a dec. 12,2012, at her residence neral arrangements Are to mfg Complete at Seaver funeral in Princeton. Leave condolences online at Cdo will 0 o Lull t inmate named in fed indictment obituaries Carol sue Campbell Browning it Eastanollee a. A Carol see Campbell Browning 73, of 52 Hickory Holly Trail in Eastanollee ga., died wednesday nov. 28, 2012 at her residence. Born nov. 29,1938 in Freeman she was the daughter of the late Cecil Nathaniel Campbell and Thelma Hazel Fowler Campbell. She was a graduate of Bluefield High school and of the Baptist Faith. Carol was a former armature Winder for Hart electric and Joy manufacturing in Bluefield a. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two Brothers Cecil Campbell up and William e. A Bill Campbellsr. Survivors include three nephews Bill Campbell Robert Campbell and Cecil Campbell Iii and Niece Melinda sue Campbell. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 00 ., Friday dec. 14,2012 at the George w. Seaver Chapel of Seaver funeral Home in Princeton with or. David Dockery officiating. Private burial will follow at Roselawn memorial gardens in Princeton. Friends May Call at the funeral Home from noon until the service hour on Friday. Online condolences May be sent by visiting funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Browning family i a Karen Marie Green o Brien Mcnutt t Asheville Karen Marie Green of Brien Mcnutt 4j>rnieriy of Winston Salem and Walnut Cove passed away on saturday dec. 8,2012 in Asheville . A is. Mcnutt was the daughter Jpn Robert and Janice Green of Laurel Fork a. She was previously employed a Wake Forest Baptist health As a respiratory dare therapist having graduated from Mott Community College in Flint Mich. A survivors include her Mother Janice Green daughters Elizabeth of Brien of Laurel Fork and Katie of Brien and Fiance Chris Little of Kernersville granddaughter Alaya Nataleigh Tuttle her former husbands John of Brien and Steven Mcnutt along with sister Debbie Sonnenshein and her husband Carl of Winston Salem . Private services were held on wednesday dec. 12,2012 at 1 00 At the Home. In lieu of Flowers contributions May be made in her memory to a preferred Charity of Choice. A Guestbook is available online by visiting Vaughan Guynn Mcgrady Chapel is serving the family. Mary a. Lipscomb Orr Welch a Mary a. Lipscomb Orr 98, of Welch formerly of Roderfield peacefully departed this life on thursday dec. 6, 2012 in the Comfort of her Home. Mrs. Orr was born oct. 18,1914 in Gaffney . And was the daughter of the late Judson and Molly Tate Lipscomb. After graduating from West Virginia state College she began her career As a school teacher. Mrs. Orr taught school in Alabama and Hopewell City schools in Virginia and was a substitute teacher for the Mcdowell county Board of education. She was a faithful Long time member of Havaco Temple missionary Baptist Church where she served As Mother and pianist of the Church and choir director. Mrs. Orr was her family a historian she was a seamstress and enjoyed crafts. Her most favorite pastimes were spent fishing and she enjoyed sports. Michael Jordan was her most favorite athlete and the Chicago bulls was her most favorite team. Mrs. Orr was far Active beyond her years for she continued driving until the age of 95. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband. Morris Orr and her eight siblings infant brother Bubba Lipscomb Willie Racheau Lipscomb Ollie Lipscomb Viola Lipscomb Maceo Lipscomb Monetta Lipscomb Cleo Belcher and Lorena Walker. Mrs. Orr was the last surviving member of her original family. She leaves a lifetime of cherished memories to her sons Michael a. And wife Cynthia Orr of upper Marlboro ., and Kenneth l. And wife Dorothy Orr of Welch with whom she made her Home her five grandchildren. Jamal and wife Usa Orr Chana Orr Knichel and husband Michael pub Haj just the thing gift shop Goodykoontz drug store gifts for everyone i on your list i 2924 East Cumberland Road Bluefield by a 304 325-7121 \ Blue Telb fac ring 928 Bluefield Avenue a to Box 1599 Bluefield West Virginia 2701 vol. 119 Darryl Hudson Samantha Parry Tam Hale Rhonda Watson publish. Editor. K advertising director mane director Henry Meade circulation summs customer service information circulation customer service and Billing 304 327-2800 or 1-800-76-daily it it i circulation department is open to serve you Mon in. 6 -5 It saturday 7 a in to noon sunday 7 To noon newspaper delivery deadline 6 daily. 7 a in weekends general information 304 327-2809 Ion tree 800 763-2469 Pax 304 327-6179 vocal news 304 327-2811 advertising questions 304 327-2616 business office 304 327-2809 a classified ads 304 327-2801 display ads 304 327-2816 c Homs delivery rate monthly. 3 months 6 months 1 year. $15254 0567 50 $170 90 no 348 on the internet email corrections the Bluefield deity Telegraph strives to avoid publication of inaccurate or misleading information. Corrections and clarifications Are published promptly usually in the first pages of sections a or b to report an error please Call any editor listed the Bluefield daily Telegraph was established in 1893, and is published every morning at 928 Bluefield Avenue. Bluefield. We 24701 uses 059060. Periodical postage paid at Bluefield we postmaster Send address changes to Bluefield Batty Telegraph 928 Bluefield ave. Bluefield. We 24701 member audit Bureau of circulations. Associated press we pres Assn copyright 2012 Bluefield daily Telegraph All rights reserved contents May not be disseminated without Perm Sion of the Bluefield deify Telegraph the daily Telegraph is not responsible Tor Advance payments made to earners payments Tor More than one month should be mailed or delivered to toe Doty Telegraph business office mail delivery rates Salty a sunday 1 year. $219 00 6 months. 109 so 3 months .54 to 1 month. 18.25 Clark Knas aun Orr and Knas Arae Orr to great grandchildren several generations of nephews and nieces and her Church family. Service will be held at noon on Friday dec. 14,2012 honouring the life of mrs. Mary l. Orr at Havaco Temple missionary Baptist Church with her sons the reverend Kenneth l. Orr her pastor and the reverend Michael a. Orr officiating. Interment will follow in rest Lawn memorial gardens on it. 20, Littlesburg Road Bluewell. Family and friends will serve As both pallbearers and Flower bearers. Visitation will begin at 11 00 ., until the time of service on Friday at the Church. Services entrusted to Gregory Page funeral Home in Welch. Kathryn Vernon Pardue Bluefield a. A Kathryn Vernon Pardue 91, of 140 Penn St., Bluefield va., died sunday dec. 9, 2012 at Bluefield regional medical Center. She was born in Mcdowell county Faraday, and was a daughter of the late James Edward Vernon and Minnie Rudisill Vernon. She was a member of the first United methodist Church in Bluefield va., 70-year member of the order of Eastern Star #102, where she was past worthy Matron and was a member of the Macedonia Shrin #8, where she was past worthy priest St. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband Raleight of Ardue son. Eddy of Ardue and by eight Brothers and Sisters she was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She is survived by sons. Roger Pardue and wife Anna of North Tazewell va., and Gary Pardue and wife Harriett of Bluefield a. Granddaughters Karen Ann Pardue Daphne Renea Pardue and Man Elizabeth Pardue. Funeral services will be held Friday dec. 14,2012 at 2 00 At the Dudley memorial Chapel with the Rev. Brad Scott officiating memorial services will also be conducted by the . #102. Burial will follow in the Grandview memory gardens. Pallbearers will be Steve Stephenson Don Dye Frank Belcher Terry Lampert John Danaus and Mike of Connell. Friends May visit with the family on Friday from 1 00 Until the hour of services at the funeral Home. Dudley memorial mortuary in Bluefield. A. Is serving the Kathryn Vernon Pardue family. Harold Boyd Wolfe or. Welch a Harold Boyd Wolfe sr., 88, of f0 Box 797 Premier Macwelch passed away on wednesday. Dec. 12,2012 at Welch Community Hospital. Born on june 30, 1924 in Mccomas he was a son of the late Lonnie Hobart and Lottie Bryant Wolfe. He had been a resident of Welch since 1945 and was a graduate of Mccomas High school. He was the former owner of Wolfe trucking company and the Beauty rest Motel. He was also a former private investigator and retired chief Field Deputy. He had also owned the Lincoln Mercury dealer in Welch. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Lillian Belcher Wolfe a son. Roger a a chips Wolfe and a grandson Brandon Wolfe. Survivors include sons. John Wolfe and wife Karen of Bluefield Lonnie Wolfe and Kimberly of Princeton and Harold b. A Butch Quot Wolfe or. Of Athens daughter Dolly Comer and husband Chuck of Bluefield a. 13 grandchildren 17 great grandchildren and one great great grandchild and special Friend and companion. Loraine Antonacci of Welch. Almeral services will be conducted on saturday dec. Is 2012 at 1 00 pm at the Cravens Staires Almeral Home Chapel in Bluewell with the Rev. Doug Abel officiating. Burial will follow at Roselawn memorial gardens in Princeton with family and friends serving As pallbearers friends May Call on Friday from 6 00 To 8 00 at the funeral Home. Online condolences will be accepted at Cravens Shires Almeral Home in Bluewell 3431 Coal heritage Road Bluewell Bluefield we 24701 is serving the family. Funerals funerals scheduled today include a Herman Luther Cline or. Noon fanning Almeral Home Chapel in Iaeger. Entombment will follow in Woodlawn cemetery Bluewell. A John Ryan Houchins noon appalachian Christian Center in Peterstown. Burial will follow in Keaton cemetery Greenville. A Jeffery Morgan 2 00 ., Broyles Shrewsbury Almeral Home Chapel in Peterstown. By Bill Archer Bluefield daily Telegraph Bluefield a a Federal grand jury meeting in Beckley has returned an indictment charging an inmate at the Federal correctional institution at Mcdowell with Possession of a an object that was designed and intended to be used As a the indictment alleges that Bryan Kent 43, an inmate at fat Mcdowell possessed a a Shank inside the prison on sept. I. The grand jury returned the indictment on dec. La. The court scheduled Kent a initial appearance and arraignment hearing for 11 30 ., on tuesday Jan. 9. 2013, before . Magistrate judge r. Clarke Vandervort of the Southern District of West Virginia at District court in Beckley. Assistant . Attorney John l. File presented the governments Case to the grand jury. A Contact Bill Archer at Barcher n City prepared to raze group of four buildings in Midtown Section by Bill Archer Bluefield daily Telegraph Bluefield a at a different place in time the 800 Block of Bland Street was a Busy part of town with several popular businesses lining the Street that reflecting the City a racial diversity. Early next week a demolition Crew with the City of Bluefield will begin to raze four Small buildings on the same Side of Bland Street from 800 to 812 starting with Bundy sat the Corner of Bland and Clifford streets and including the next three Small store faints. A we had a hearing before Mercer county circuit court judge William Sadler on Friday concerning condemning those buildings Quot Jim Ferguson Bluefield City manager said. A the building owner. Or. Sam Bunch appealed the order and judge Sadler ruled in the City a favor. A on monday myself the City building inspector and a Crew from the City entered the buildings for an inspection a Ferguson said a was soon As we opened the door i heard water running and said that we would have to get someone in there to shut off the w Ater but it had been raining and it was water coming in through the Ferguson said that a City Crew began removing debris from inside the buildings. A emr. Bunch and his son Joseph Bundy wanted to go in and remove some things a Ferguson said. A they removed some display cases and a machine. There was some cosmetic items sodas and candies in there. Our Crews hauled 2.7 tons of what i considered to be debris to the county Ferguson said that he Felt the buildings posed a threat to Public safety. A the buildings have been condemned for Over two years a Ferguson said. A it has been a priority of the City to remove blighted buildings and residences wherever we can. After we made our inspections we determined the buildings were in such a state of disrepair that they had to be while Bundy a store occupied the Corner Slot for several years the next storefront to the South at 802 Bland Street was Home to a very popular soul food restaurant called the hot spot. A the food there was so Good a debris French recalled. A that was a Black owned business but there were businesses owned by Whites in that area too a she said. Kingstown drug store a building that still stands on that Block was a very successful business. There was an ice Cream parlor in there too a French said. French said that other businesses in that part of Bland Street included a grocery store Roland a feed store a station and other businesses. Alone with the businesses there was a Large House As Well As apartments. A it was a Busy area in its time a French said. Contact Bill Archer at Barcher i police blotter. Bluefield City police dept. Dec. 7 breaking and entering officers received reports of a breaking and entering on Cherry Street at 1 34 Officers advised complainants of their options and reported the complainants did not wish to file a report motor vehicle Accident officers received reports of a motor vehicle Accident with no injuries on Maryland Avenue at 8 28 . Officers hied a crash report theft officers received reports of a theft on Union Street at 9 17 officers filed an offence report. Theft officers received reports of a stolen Yeti phone on West Cumberland Road at 9 49 a in officers filed an offence report. Assault officers received reports of an assault on Cherry Street at 9 49 a in. Officers advised complainants of their options. Suspicious person officers received reports of a suspicious person on Bluefield Avenue at 10 54 a in officers ack ised complainants of their options and advised the individual to leave the area breaking Ano entering officers received reports of a breaking and entering on Spokane Avenue at 1 42 officers advised complainants of their options. Motor vehicle Accident officers received reports of a motor vehicle Accident with no injuries on College Avenue at 2 Officers fixed a crash report disturbance officers received reports of a disturbance on Dearborn Avenue at 3 54 Officers advised complainants to seek a magistrate suspicious vehicle officers received reports of a suspicious vehicle on Mountain View Avenue at 10 33 Officers reported the owner of the vehicle agreed to move it dec. 8 motor vehicle Accident officers received reports of a motor vehicle Accident on Mineral Street at 1 56 Officers filed a crash report motor vehicle Accident officers received reports of a motor vehicle Accident on Cherrywood Lane at 3.-07 Officers filed a complaint report. Theft officers received reports of a theft from a vehicle on Cumberland Road at 4,25 Officers hied an offence report animal cruelty officers received reports of animal cruelty on stadium drive at 4 27 officers advised complainants of then options theft officers received reports of a stolen License plate on Cumberland Road at 4 33 Officers advised complainants of their options. Shoplifter officers received report of a shoplifter on Cumberland Road at 5.30 pm officers advised complainants of their options theft officers received reports of a theft on Hancock Street at 5 31 officers advised complainants of their options suspicious vehicle officers received reports of a suspicious vehicle on Washington Street at 8 27 Officers advised complainants of their options Barking dog officers received reports of a Barking dog on Oak Dell Avenue at 11 40 Officers advised complainants of their options dec. 9 Hoise disturbance officers received reports of a noise disturbance on Hill Avenue at 12 47 a in officers advised complainants of their options motor vehicle Accident officers received reports of a motor vehicle Accident with injuries on Bland Street at 1 15 officers feed a crash report fight. Officers received reports of a fight on East Cumberland Road at 1 19 . Officers advised complainants of then options and dispersed the crowd by students present works during annual Christmas Sale by Bill Archer Bluefield daily Telegraph Bluefield a. A Art Stu dents of Bluefield College will be placing their works up for Sale during the next 3 Day period in the by Art clubs annual Christmas Sale in the Cox visual arts building student pottery Ceramic jewelry Ceramic ornaments paintings photography and Fine Art prints will be on Sale tonight from 6-7 30 ., All Day Friday from 9 ., to 6 And on saturday from 9 ., to i a we used to have the Christmas Sale on the Friday before Winter commencement but we decided to Start it on thursday night this year a or. Walter Shroyer chair of the by Art department said. A we also thought it might be Nice if peo pie attending Winter commencement to open the Sale far visitors before or after the show is made up of works the students have created throughout the school year a a portion of the proceeds from the Sale go to the by Art club and a portion of each Sale goes to the Shroyer said. A the Sale has helped us buy equipment and provide help to students on Tours to Washington. D.c., and other Shroyer said the students enjoy preparing for the Sale. A a they re really Happy when they sell he said. A Contact Bill Archer at Batcher j but online com i get keyed in to a i vow amp Ilyf Uttmi cum i hear Acain i Ltd it i Ami i Trimi aul subs a St Rin e our name says it All a a sex croon teem Airn Aca Boa of or Rio a Ltd a a a a timer Numen be remoter audio of i Poitr Jam i Neo it Tina acc a Al to to Cren Rice Call today for your free hearing test main office 908 Stafford drive Princeton. By 24740 304 487-0021 1-888 692-0821 beverages a Conj non Mai com

Search All Newspapers in Bluefield, West Virginia

Advanced Search

Search Courier

Search the Bluefield Daily Telegraph Today with a Free Trial

We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research. With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.

Not Finding What You Were Looking for on This Page of The Bluefield Daily Telegraph?

People find the most success using advanced search. Try plugging in keywords, names, dates, and locations, and get matched with results from the entire collection of newspapers at NewspaperArchive!

Looking Courier

Browse Newspapers

You can also successfully find newspapers by these browse options. Explore our archives on your own!

By Location

By Location

Browse by location and discover newspapers from all across the world.

Browse by Location
By Date

By Date

Browse by date and find publications for a specific day or era.

Browse by Date
By Publication

By Publication

Browse old newspaper publications to find specific newspapers.

Browse by Publication
By Collection

By Collection

Browse our newspaper collections to learn about historical topics.

Browse by Collection