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…]
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.
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.
“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…]
By Brett Dunlap Parkersburg News and Sentinel PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — The lines of communication were opening up in Parkersburg Thursday between news organizations around the state and officials with companies involved in the emerging oil and gas industry. The Parkersburg News and Sentinel, in association with the West Virginia Press[Read More…]
Newspapers across the state published special editions to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. This image is from the front page of The Dominion Post in Morgantown. Click here for the paper’s e-edition
By Jared Hunt Charleston Daily Mail Business Editor CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin on Thursday called Carbonyx International USA a “visionary company” that could help reverse a long history of state resources being ripped from the ground and shipped off for the profit of out-of-state coal barons. Tomblin[Read More…]
Here’s how The Journal of Martinsburg is promoting its Thanksgiving Day edition. Readers across the state look forward to their papers on that day.
By Andrea Lannom Charleston Daily Mail BECKLEY, W.Va.–Dust filled the air and the sound of drills rang through the dimly lit Memorial Tunnel as emergency crews worked to pull out mannequins trapped in several different ways. “Carry him, carry him!” yelled one responder with the South Carolina Urban Search[Read More…]