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Every picture tells a story. Register-Herald creating keepsake photo book, calls for submissions
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Every picture tells a story. Register-Herald creating keepsake photo book, calls for submissions

By MICHELLE JAMES The Register-Herald BECKLEY, W.Va. — Photographs. They’ve been handed down generation after generation. Each one tells a story of years gone by. Of a time simpler time. Of a harder time. Of our history. The hills, rivers, valleys, coalfields and railroads of southern West Virginia are ripe with stories of those who […]

Whatever floats your boat at the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont
By May 26, 2017 Read More →

Whatever floats your boat at the Three Rivers Festival in Fairmont

FAIRMONT, W.Va. — The staff of the Times West Virginian got in on the fun of Thursday’s West Virginia Three Rivers Festival parade through downtown Fairmont. Putting the wind in the sails of the pirate float were Brad Ross (from left), Julie Fox, Angie Rush and Jerry Ferguson. For a slideshow of photos, see more from […]

By May 23, 2017 Read More →

Adam R. Kelly Memorial Scholarship winner chosen in Tyler County

Staff report The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Record WHEELING, W.Va. — Tyler Consolidated High School senior Courtney Hoder is this year’s recipient of the Adam R. Kelly Memorial Scholarship Award. She is the granddaughter of Sally Ash of Lynn Camp Road near Middlebourne. Hoder plans to attend Fairmont State University in the fall to study nursing, […]

Colleagues, friends salute long career of longtime member of BDT family
By May 19, 2017 Read More →

Colleagues, friends salute long career of longtime member of BDT family

By GREG JORDAN The Bluefield Daily Telegraph BLUEFIELD, W.Va. — Colleagues, friends, and people who are both came Thursday to say farewell and share best wishes with a long-time member of the Bluefield Daily Telegraph family who was retiring after a career spanning almost 60 years. Sue Richmond started at the Bluefield Daily Telegraph in 1957 when the […]

Community book project on disasters seeks contributions
By May 17, 2017 Read More →

Community book project on disasters seeks contributions

The Journal MARTINSBURG — The Journal is pleased to announce a new community book project, “Floods, Fire and Ice.” This will be a heirloom-quality, coffee-table book featuring images of Berkeley, Jefferson and Morgan counties — but we need your help. Possibly you remember or have heard of specific floods, fires and snow storms that impacted […]

Pulitzer-winning Gazette-Mail reporter discusses how he revealed pill shipments
By May 16, 2017 Read More →

Pulitzer-winning Gazette-Mail reporter discusses how he revealed pill shipments

By RYAN QUINN Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Eric Eyre said he didn’t even know what a drug wholesaler was when he first “kind of stumbled into” his Pulitzer Prize-winning story. Eyre, an 18-year Gazette-Mail reporter, revealed in December that in “six years, wholesalers showered the state with 780 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills while […]

County sports writing icon Bob Staats passes away
By May 16, 2017 Read More →

County sports writing icon Bob Staats passes away

By MARK MARTIN Jackson Newspapers RAVENSWOOD, W.Va. — Bob Staats, whose byline appeared on the pages of newspapers based in Ravenswood for many years, has died. Staats suffered a stroke on Saturday and passed away Sunday. During a period that stretched nearly five decades, Staats wrote sports first for The Ravenswood News and later The Jackson […]

Go behind the scenes of the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Eric Eyre’s Pulitzer win
By May 4, 2017 Read More →

Go behind the scenes of the Charleston Gazette-Mail’s Eric Eyre’s Pulitzer win

Staff report Charleston Gazette-Mail How did a newspaper in Charleston, West Virginia, beat out the nation’s largest news organizations and earn the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting? Check out the video online at wvgazettemail.com for a behind-the-scenes look on the reporting by Eric Eyre that won the Pulitzer. WATCH THE VIDEO   Eyre, along […]

Elkins native Steve Herron named publisher of The Inter-Mountain
By May 2, 2017 Read More →

Elkins native Steve Herron named publisher of The Inter-Mountain

Staff report The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va.  — Steve Herron was introduced Monday as the incoming publisher and general manager of The Inter-Mountain. Current Publisher Heather Goodwin Henline made the announcement. Goodwin Henline, who served as publisher since 2010, is leaving The Inter-Mountain for the publisher’s position at The Telegraph in Nashua, New Hampshire, also owned […]

What a difference a year can make: Proud of what Fairmont News has become, where its heading
By April 18, 2017 Read More →

What a difference a year can make: Proud of what Fairmont News has become, where its heading

By JOHN DAHLIA The Fairmont News FAIRMONT, W.Va. — What a difference one year can make. But for me, and a lot of us who support The Fairmont News, a good portion of our effort to make this weekly publication the best it can be, began long before April 2016. Right around early March last […]