Archive for October, 2017

By November 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Buckhannon hosting Christmas Craft Show featuring hand-crafted WV items

BUCKHANNON — The Buckhannon National Guard Armory will be transformed into one of the largest holiday showcases in Central West Virginia as the Christmas Craft Show celebrates 31 years Nov. 30 and Dec 1. “Christmas music and the aroma of Campbell’s Kettle Corn will fill the air as holiday shoppers are charmed by the assortment of hand-crafted unique […]

Eastern Panhandle groups tackle child poverty
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Eastern Panhandle groups tackle child poverty

By John McVey The Journal MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — More than 50 interested individuals gathered Thursday evening for a community conversation on Poverty in the Panhandle: Children at Risk. “The most apparent thing is the numbers – the percentage of boys and girls living in poverty,” Tiffany Lawrence said to open the forum. “Thirty percent of […]

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Press association, Parkersburg paper host oil and gas meeting
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Press association, Parkersburg paper host oil and gas meeting

By Brett Dunlap Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The lines of communication were opening up in Parkersburg Thursday between news organizations around the state and officials with companies involved in the emerging oil and gas industry. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, in association with the West Virginia Press Association (WVPA), hosted members of […]

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Kennedy keepsake editions published statewide
By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Kennedy keepsake editions published statewide

Newspapers across the state published special editions to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This image is from the front page of The Dominion Post in Morgantown. Click here for the paper’s e-edition

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

Exponent-Telegram shines light on JFK legacy

  Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The next time you drive to Charleston, remember that Interstate 79 would not be there if not for John F. Kennedy. The interstate highway system devised under President Eisenhower did not include any roads for West Virginia. Once in office, JFK, who was grateful to the Mountain State for putting […]

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By November 22, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know for Friday, Nov. 22

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Friday, Nov. 22, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. SOLEMN MEMORIALS MARK JFK 50TH ANNIVERSARY Dallas wants to reflect on Kennedy’s legacy […]

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W.Va. officials say Jackson County plant is ‘manna from heaven’
By November 21, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. officials say Jackson County plant is ‘manna from heaven’

By Jared Hunt Charleston Daily Mail Business Editor CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Thursday called Carbonyx International USA a “visionary company” that could help reverse a long history of state resources being ripped from the ground and shipped off for the profit of out-of-state coal barons. Tomblin and state Commerce Secretary Keith […]

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By November 21, 2013 Read More →

Fly up to Dayton to see JFK’s Air Force One

  By Dave Lavender The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When you think about the death of the President John F. Kennedy, it is Dallas not Dayton that comes to mind, of course. However, if you want to tour SAM 26000 (Special Air Mission), Kennedy’s Air Force One, you can do that in a three-hour drive […]

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Thanksgiving Day means stuffed editions
By November 21, 2013 Read More →

Thanksgiving Day means stuffed editions

Here’s how The Journal of Martinsburg is promoting its Thanksgiving Day edition. Readers across the state look forward to their papers on that day.

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W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds
By November 21, 2013 Read More →

W.Va. Turnpike tunnel serves as training grounds

  By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail BECKLEY, W.Va.–Dust filled the air and the sound of drills rang through the dimly lit Memorial Tunnel as emergency crews worked to pull out mannequins trapped in several different ways. “Carry him, carry him!” yelled one responder with the South Carolina Urban Search and Rescue Task Force as […]

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