By GEORGE HOHMANN For the WVPA Editor’s Note: The following is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. The association is following the coalition’s efforts to develop and push legislation to combat child poverty during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislature.[Read More…]
Hello editors, Here is the 11-24-13 Kids’ Health article and art. You will find the article – below – and cutlines for four pieces of art plus the logo. Article, with Kids’ Health logo, with Juvenile Commitment Rates graphic, with State Housing Profile graphic, with color headshot of Paul Sheridan[Read More…]
By Jeremiah Shelor Exponent-Telegram CLARKSBURG — Buck firearms season opens in West Virginia on Monday and extends through Dec. 7, which means hunters will soon be out en masse looking to bag deer. But as anticipation builds for the start of rifle season, it’s important not to overlook proper safety[Read More…]
Photographer Sholten Singer documents an 85th anniversary gala at the Keith-Albee Theater in downtown Huntington for the Herald-Dispatch. The event entitled “1928” was held on Saturday, Nov. 23. Click here for more photos.
An editorial in The Intelligencer / Wheeling News-Register urges state lawmakers to reexamine the minimum requirements for vehicle insurance coverage: “…Reasonable people do not like the idea of pricing insurance out of the reach of low-income West Virginians, of course. But adequate insurance, like car payments and gasoline prices, needs[Read More…]
In this photo from the Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, Wayne running back Nathan Spurlock (9) is tackled into a puddle of mud by Sissonville defensive back Houston Hill (14) during the West Virginia class AA quarterfinal football game at Pioneer Field, Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, in Wayne, W.Va.
Dorothy Abernathy, The Associated Press bureau chief for West Virginia and Virginia, shares 10 takeaway stories from the past week. Look for in-depth stories in West Virginia newspapers: 1. DEMOCRATS IN SENATE VOTE TO CURB FILIBUSTERS ON NON-SUPREME COURT NOMINEES The action swept aside a century of precedent and cleared[Read More…]
By Brittany Furbee, Megu Kolanko and Anjelica Trinone Justin Chambers is an up and coming entrepreneur from West Virginia who hopes to use his collapsible wind turbine technology to make a difference in the world. Justin Chambers, shown here with his wind turbine, is a Ph. D student at West[Read More…]
West Virginia University’s P.I. Reed School of Journalism, in cooperation with the West Virginia Press Association, has again agreed to make a number of multi-platform news and feature packages available to member newspapers of the WVPA. These are outstanding student-generated news packages for your print and online editions. A budget[Read More…]
“The book had to be written. The story is just too good.” Author Seseen Francis was explaining the simple reason for writing his new novel, “Sam Huff and the Gunner,” which chronicles the young lives – the growing up years – of football legends Sam Huff and Frank “Gunner” Gatski. Both Huff and Gatski grew up in[Read More…]