Photos provided by the West Virginia Press Association and member newspapers. They are available for use in print and online by WVPA member newspapers.

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[Read More…]

Mid-year graduation at Marshall

From the Herald-Dispatch Jerrod Lee Stout, right, is congratulated by Marshall University president, Stephen Kopp during Marshall’s 2013 Winter Commencement on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at the Cam Henderson Center in Huntington. Click here for more photos.

Who doesn’t love a parade?

Christmas parades are taking place across the state. There were smiles all around as the Huntington version moved through downtown on Monday, Dec. 9, 2013.

A first draft of history from a W.Va. basement

Charleston Gazette reporter Lori Kersey posted this picture on Twitter, saying, “Today someone brought in this @wvgazette from Dec. 8, 1941, the day after Pearl Harbor was attacked.” Ever wonder how many saved editions are tucked away in basements across the land? Journalists should sometimes remind themselves of the lasting[Read More…]

A rout in Morgantown

Dominion Post photographer Chelsi Baker chronicled West Virginia University’s 96-47 win over Loyola Monday night at the Coliseum in Morgantown. In this photo Remi Dibo (0) plays defense. For the Dominion Post’s e-edition, click here.

Herald-Dispatch chronicles a holiday tour

Photographer Sholten Singer of the Herald-Dispatch in Huntington offers a gallery of photos from  the 7th Annual Holiday Candlelight House Tour on Sunday, Dec. 1.. Click here for more. 

Harrison County museum has Christmas spirit

From the Exponent-Telegram of Clarksburg Far removed from Black Fridays and Cyber Mondays, the Spirit of Christmas in the Mountains celebration at Fort New Salem provides a glimpse of how the holiday season was celebrated on the Frontier. Click here for a photo gallery.      

Church and state in W.Va.’s capital

This photo by the Charleston Daily Mail’s Tom Hindman captures one of the most commonly photographed views in the capital city. It is known colloquially as “Church and State.” The buildings pictured are, from left, Charleston Baptist Temple, the Basilica of the Co-Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the West Virginia[Read More…]

Charleston Gazette’s JFK page among those highlighted by Poynter

The Poynter Institute had this to say about the front pages it posted on its website: “It’s not surprising that many newspapers used their front-pages Friday to acknowledge the 50th anniversary of President Kennedy’s assassination. But many did notable work, whether via artwork created for the occasion, front pages from[Read More…]

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