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Parade kicks off Barbourville Fall Fest
By September 18, 2015 Read More →

Parade kicks off Barbourville Fall Fest

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — Each year, the “best little village in the state” throws one of the best little festivals in West Virginia. No town can properly kick off a celebration without a parade down Main Street, and that’s how the village of Barboursville started its 2015 Fall Fest on Thursday night. Candy rained into the […]

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Barboursville school marks Constitution Day
By September 17, 2015 Read More →

Barboursville school marks Constitution Day

BARBOURSVILLE, W.Va. — The roughly 240 students at Martha Elementary School commemorated Constitution Day on Wednesday the best way they knew how: A history lesson that ended in a parade and chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A-!” While national Constitution Day is Thursday, Sept. 17, Martha students wasted no time in learning about the document establishing the […]

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12 days and counting for Sylvester, 50 feet up
By September 15, 2015 Read More →

12 days and counting for Sylvester, 50 feet up

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As the waters of Davis Creek passed languidly 50 feet below, Sylvester the house cat meowed loudly and uneasily shifted position in his nook far up the trunk of a dead birch tree where he has spent the past 12 days. “Our son did an Internet search and found a story about […]

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The great corn maze mystery
By September 14, 2015 Read More →

The great corn maze mystery

MILTON, W.Va. — On a short list of great modern day mysteries, somewhere between “Where is Jimmy Hoffa” and “Were there really two shooters in Dallas,” perhaps we should consider a new addition: How do you make a corn maze? “My standard answer when I’m asked that question is, ‘If I told you I’d have […]

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Wheeling officials wish wildlife feeding would stop
By September 14, 2015 Read More →

Wheeling officials wish wildlife feeding would stop

WHEELING, W.Va. — While a flock of geese or unconcerned groundhog eating a dinner roll on Wheeling’s waterfront might make for a great photo – this is one reoccurring scene that city officials would like to see disappear. Even though the city of Wheeling clearly has “No Feeding Policy” signs positioned in public areas such […]

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Raleigh County woman marks 100th birthday on Harley
By September 14, 2015 Read More →

Raleigh County woman marks 100th birthday on Harley

BECKLEY, W.Va. — Elizabeth “Libby” Mills made a deal with her family that if she made it to her 100th birthday, she would ride a motorcycle for the first time. Saturday afternoon in White Oak, Libby gingerly climbed on the back of her grandson-in-law’s maroon Harley-Davidson and the two took off up the mountain.  Now […]

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Navy ship museum navigates Ohio River
By September 11, 2015 Read More →

Navy ship museum navigates Ohio River

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Fired up for tourism forum in Charleston
By September 9, 2015 Read More →

Fired up for tourism forum in Charleston

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Clarksburg’s Italian Heritage Festival wraps up
By September 8, 2015 Read More →

Clarksburg’s Italian Heritage Festival wraps up

CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — The savory smell of Italian cooking wafted through the air as crowds of festivalgoers mingled on the last day of the Italian Heritage Festival. Johnny Jo Madia with Giovanni’s tossed one of his signature breads into the air, and a customer caught it. He also juggled some other breads. Vitina and Stefano […]

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2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 4
By August 26, 2015 Read More →

2015 WVPA Convention Photos – Gallery No. 4

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Press Association is posting photo galleries from Convention 2015. We will work to add captions and remove duplicates as time allows. The photos by Dalton Walker of the WVPA.  

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