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Putnam County Fair in full swing

Staff report The Herald-Dispatch ELEANOR, W.Va. – The Putnam County Fair is in full swing and will continue through Saturday, July 15. So far, the fair has seen a variety of events, including the livestock exhibition, the Putnam County Fair Idol contest, carnival rides, food and karaoke. Concerts have been[Read More…]

A FestivALL of dance

Charleston Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Local dancers were treated Thursday to a master class with dancers from the Paul Taylor Dance Company as part of FestivALL. Ruth Andrien, a former dancer with the dance company and now a rehearsal director with Paul Taylor 2 Dance Company, led the class with[Read More…]

Editorial: Getting Input On Education

From The Intelligencer of Wheeling:  Obviously, the national Common Core curriculum seemed like a good idea to many leaders in West Virginia’s public education establishment. Just a couple of years ago, it seemed as if the plan was set in stone for our state. Someone forgot to check with the[Read More…]

Shining up the Big Apple

MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — From left: Alexander Cole, Matthew Hausafus, Daniel Price and Max Fitz — Boy Scouts from Troop 29 in Martinsburg — scrap rust and chipped paint from the Big Apple Time Capsule on West King Street Thursday evening in Martinsburg. The project is Max Fitz’s Boy Scout Eagle[Read More…]

Boys and Girls Club of Huntington celebrates Earth Day

Photo by Sholten Singer HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — The Boys and Girls Club of Huntington hosts an Earth Day celebration on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, at the Guyandotte Boys and Girls Club. Starbucks district manager Beth Hyatt helps children plant a garden.

Coloring Easter eggs at Nella’s

ELKINS, W.Va. — Students from Shining Light Pre-School visited Nella’s Inc. and Nella’s Nursing Home on Tuesday to color Easter eggs with Nella’s residents. Lily Perry, left, shares her finished egg with Nella’s Inc. resident Kathleen Cain after a fun-filled afternoon shared together.

Justice to WVU: ‘We are too blooming good to be last’

By JIM BISSETT The Dominion Post MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Gov. Jim Justice made a Morgantown stop March 29 as part of his ongoing Save our State tour. He told a standing-room-only audience at WVU that his budget proposals for his year’s state Legislative session could pull West Virginia out of[Read More…]

Photos from Around the Rotunda: Friday, March 24

CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Each day during the 60-day West Virginia Legislative Session, groups from across the state fill the Capitol Rotunda with informational displays and sample tables. WVPA Photographer Dalton Walker provides photos of a sampling of the displays. Friday, March 24: Black Dog Coffee of Berkeley Springs  Minnie Hamilton[Read More…]

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