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Cabell retiree runs re-enactment group for students
By July 19, 2016 Read More →

Cabell retiree runs re-enactment group for students

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — When Mike Sheets started the Western Virginia Military Academy in 2008, he had very little to work with besides a few interested boys and a vision. Since then, this American Civil War exploratory club has grown to more than 60 boys and girls from elementary, middle and high schools. Now a retired […]

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Jamboree in The Hills caps off its 40th year
By July 18, 2016 Read More →

Jamboree in The Hills caps off its 40th year

ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio — Jamboree In The Hills celebrated 40 years of fun and music this past weekend, and one staff member has been there from the beginning. Robert Gorrell, known as “Bushwacker” by fans and staff, is one of the constants at the event and can be seen working among the crowd to this […]

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WV National Guard brings fun to kids in flood zone
By July 14, 2016 Read More →

WV National Guard brings fun to kids in flood zone

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — More than 200 West Virginia National Guardsmen were active Wednesday as flood relief continued in southern parts of the state. But not all jobs were related to clean-up. Many spent their day just having fun with the kids. Since canceling their Youth Leaders camp, the National Guard held its first of three […]

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Charleston’s Magic Island splash pad finally opens
By July 13, 2016 Read More →

Charleston’s Magic Island splash pad finally opens

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The city of Charleston finally activated the long-awaited splash pad at Magic Island on Tuesday after two previous ribbon cuttings were canceled due to rain. While the splash pad wasn’t damaged during last month’s flooding, city workers had to wait for the Kanawha River’s levels to go down…

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Young riders show horse sense in Reedsville
By July 11, 2016 Read More →

Young riders show horse sense in Reedsville

REEDSVILLE, W.Va. — Local youth horse riders had the chance to show off their animals during the 4-H Kids Fun Show on July 9 at the WVU Reedsville Farm. Organizer Lisa Weaver said not every young person who owns a horse can afford to participate in a show. That’s what the fun show is for. […]

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Smokey gets a bath at the Putnam County Fair
By July 11, 2016 Read More →

Smokey gets a bath at the Putnam County Fair

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The Putnam County Fairgrounds is a popular place this week. Fair-goers on Sunday got the opportunity to try out all the different foods, walk the barns, and enjoy all the other activities at the fair. To see more photos, click here. 

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Princeton stadium site of July 4th celebration
By July 5, 2016 Read More →

Princeton stadium site of July 4th celebration

PRINCETON — The patriotic song America the Beautiful filled the speakers at Anne S. Hunnicutt stadium Monday afternoon as kids played touch football and enjoyed the music for the Princeton 4th of July Celebration.  Princeton 4th Celebration Event Coordinator Brandon Hicks turned down his radio as he spoke with the Bluefield Daily Telegraph early Monday afternoon about the […]

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Balloon sternwheeler at Charleston Town Center
By June 29, 2016 Read More →

Balloon sternwheeler at Charleston Town Center

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Jefferson County woman is new Miss West Virginia
By June 27, 2016 Read More →

Jefferson County woman is new Miss West Virginia

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Morgan Breeden, Miss Jefferson County, was crowned Miss West Virginia 2016, and Grace Aulabaugh, Miss Berkeley County’s Outstanding Teen, was named Miss West Virginia’s Outstanding Teen for 2016 as 43 young women from across the state competed for the two crowns Sunday, June 26, at the Metropolitan Theatre. Runners-up for Miss West […]

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Greenbrier County residents have harrowing stories
By June 27, 2016 Read More →

Greenbrier County residents have harrowing stories

RAINELLE — Tim Fitzwater stood on the railroad tracks behind his home in the pouring rain, just feet from the surging Meadow River, as he watched his neighbors and their homes wash away along with everything he had. The Greenbrier County resident was witness to one of the worst portions of flooding in West Virginia […]

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