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Kanawha park officer spots rare albino raccoon
By August 13, 2015 Read More →

Kanawha park officer spots rare albino raccoon

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — When Kanawha County Park Police Officer James Butler heard strange sounds coming from a Coonskin Park dumpster Tuesday, he dutifully peeked inside to see what was going on. He wasn’t expecting a once-in-a-lifetime animal sighting. An albino raccoon was among five young raccoons that had found themselves stranded Tuesday evening inside the […]

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Barboursville celebrates its new splash park
By August 12, 2015 Read More →

Barboursville celebrates its new splash park

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Full-contact practice starts at Marshall
By August 10, 2015 Read More →

Full-contact practice starts at Marshall

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Catching a ride at the Wayne County Fair
By August 7, 2015 Read More →

Catching a ride at the Wayne County Fair

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Dreary day doesn’t dampen golden delights
By August 7, 2015 Read More →

Dreary day doesn’t dampen golden delights

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Beckley-based photographer shot iconic image of Jerry Garcia
By August 6, 2015 Read More →

Beckley-based photographer shot iconic image of Jerry Garcia

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Although nearly two decades have passed since Jerry Garcia’s death, Beckley-based photographer Chris Hancock still sees the Grateful Dead guitarist everywhere. OK, he doesn’t really see Jerry. He sees a rather iconic photo he shot of Jerry at one of the Dead’s last shows in Pittsburgh, in June 1995. This Sunday marks […]

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Photo of W.Va. veteran prominent in Calif. museum
By August 5, 2015 Read More →

Photo of W.Va. veteran prominent in Calif. museum

SAN FRANCISCO — Jim Pappas walked through the museum doors and exclaimed, “That’s my brother!” Pappas, 91, of Wood County immediately recognized his brother Paul as one of three crew members in large photographs in the USS Pampanito submarine museum at Pier 45 on Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco. Pappas was in California recently to attend […]

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Hatfield-McCoy conflict re-enacted at farm museum
By August 3, 2015 Read More →

Hatfield-McCoy conflict re-enacted at farm museum

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — One of the most famous family feuds in U.S. history heated up in the dog days of summer Saturday during the Way Back Weekend celebration at Heritage Farm Museum & Village. The history of the feud between the Hatfields and McCoys was retraced at the farm outside of Huntington’s Harveytown neighborhood, where […]

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Who’s the strongest pony of them all?
By July 31, 2015 Read More →

Who’s the strongest pony of them all?

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The pony pull and the crowning of the Little Miss and Little Mister were two of the main events during the fourth day of the Monongalia County Fair, on Thursday, July 30. Five-year-old Randy “Trey” Murray III, of Morgantown, was crowned Little Mister, and Oliva Morgan, 5, of Westover, was picked as […]

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Huntington farm museum offers ‘way back’ days
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Huntington farm museum offers ‘way back’ days

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The only thing on the schedule at Heritage Farm Museum & Village Wednesday was good old fashioned fun for the farm’s third installation of Way Back Wednesday. The event brought out nine kids who got hands-on lessons about what life was like in the United States more than a century before they […]

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