Archive for November, 2019

By December 19, 2013 Read More →

Don’t delay action on state’s budget

An editorial from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG — Unless tax collections pick up, there will be no “happy New Year” in Charleston. Instead, there will be notices going out to state agencies that they must cut spending for the remainder of the fiscal year, ending June 30. Once again in November, revenue flowing […]

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Clay County’s Ordinary Evelyn featured in People Magazine
By December 19, 2013 Read More →

Clay County’s Ordinary Evelyn featured in People Magazine

  From the Clay County Free Press: CLAY, W.Va. — Clay County’s own Ordinary Evelyn McGlothlin is featured in the Entertaining Special holiday issue of People Magazine. Nominated by Tamarack, Evelyn’s homemade apple butter is the showcased West Virginia food gift to give this holiday season. The article can be found on page 72 of […]

By December 19, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Thursday, Dec. 19

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WILL OBAMA REIN IN NSA SPYING A White House report says phone snooping […]

By December 18, 2013 Read More →

Parkersburg News and Sentinel Editor Jim Smith dead at 65

PARKERSBURG – Executive Editor James C. Smith of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel has died. He was 65. His death was confirmed Wednesday morning. Further details were not immediately available. More information will be in Thursday’s edition of The Parkersburg News and Sentinel.   http://tinyurl.com/lomn4g6

By December 18, 2013 Read More →

DMV should hit the gas pedal on technology

An editorial from The Herald-Dispatch HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — No matter what states we have lived in, most of us no doubt have encountered the frustrating waits that seem common at government motor vehicle registration and driver licensing offices. Take a number, wait until it’s called, and then hope to have all the documents that are […]

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Old W.Va. stadium parts find new life across U.S.
By December 18, 2013 Read More →

Old W.Va. stadium parts find new life across U.S.

By STEPHEN HUBA For The Weirton Daily Times NEWELL, W.Va. — Like family mementos sold at a garage sale, parts of Newell Memorial Field are finding their way to new homes in faraway places and for sometimes unusual purposes. The visitors’ side bleachers and press box recently were shipped to a private school in Lafayette, […]

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Sen. Manchin praised for political courage

An editorial from the Charleston Gazette: CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The latest New York Times Magazine contains a long account of the 2013 showdown between West Virginia’s Sen. Joe Manchin and the National Rifle Association — a clash won, so far, by the all-powerful gun group. Although the NRA has only 5 million members — barely […]

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An ugly result of so much rain
By December 18, 2013 Read More →

An ugly result of so much rain

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — In this Charleston Gazette photo, a steady stream of woody debris, plastic jugs, tires and discarded household items flows down the Kanawha River past downtown Charleston on Tuesday afternoon. Rain-swollen creeks and streams flowing into the Kanawha upstream of the Marmet Locks and Dam are believed to be the source of the […]

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By December 18, 2013 Read More →

WVU’s entry into Big 12 boosts Clarksburg airport

By Erin Beck Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — North Central West Virginia Airport has topped 10,000 enplanements for the calendar year, qualifying it as a primary airport eligible for $1 million in Airport Improvement Program funds. The Federal Aviation Administration distributes the funds for airport planning and development. “It will probably be maintenance and improving our […]

By December 18, 2013 Read More →

The Associated Press shares 10 things to know Wednesday, Dec. 18

Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares the 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2013. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items, upcoming events and stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. WHO WON THE MEGA MILLIONS JACKPOT Lucky ticket holders in San Jose, Calif. […]