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West Virginia International Yeager Airport and Kanawha County Public Library to celebrate Hercules on his 6th birthday

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. – West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) is pleased to announce the launch of a new children’s book “The Adventures of Hercules: A New Friend.” To celebrate, CRW is partnering with the Kanawha County Public Library (KCPL) to host a special storytime and birthday party[Read More…]

Opinion: Health Policy, the Social Safety Net, and the 2023 Legislative Session

West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy shares column By Rhonda Rogombe CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia has long faced significant health-related challenges, many of which could have been meaningfully addressed by bills introduced during the 2023 legislative session. While a couple of positive health-focused bills were passed by the legislature[Read More…]

WVU Extension Ultimate Outdoor Weekend to be Held

West Virginia University Extension’s 4-H youth development program has invited youths from across the state to Ultimate Outdoor Weekend, a weekend camp full of opportunities to explore the outdoors and learn wilderness skills.  The annual weekend camp will be held April 21-23 at WVU Jackson’s Mill.During Ultimate Outdoor Weekend, campers will learn new[Read More…]

WV Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund Accepting Applications

The West Virginia Outdoor Heritage Conservation Fund is accepting applications through April 28 for large and small grants for projects that conserve unique and important wildlife habitats, natural areas, forest lands, farmlands, and lands for hunting, fishing and recreation.Applications will be accepted for large grants that are more than $25,000.During[Read More…]

Bethany Alumnus Selected for MLB Conference

Bethany College alumnus Nate Marko ’19 was selected by Major League Baseball to attend a national conference earlier this month! Marko received a scholarship through the Diversity Pipeline Program to attend the 12th annual Society for American Baseball Research (SABR) Analytics Conference. Marko is currently the director of hitting and[Read More…]

Easter After-Glo Concert to be Held

Wellsburg Christian Church, located at 1001 Charles St., Wellsburg will host its third annual Easter After’Glo concert Sunday, April 16, at 6 p.m. we will be hosting areaThose interested in joining the concert should contact the church office at 304.737.0889 and leave your name, church name and telephone number.

Quarter Auction

The Brooke County Fair will hold a quarter auction Sunday, April 16, at the Wellsburg Moose Lodge.Doors will open at 12:30 p.m., with the auction starting at 1:30 p.m.Admission is $5 and includes one bidding paddle.Tickets are available at Brooke Hills Park Clubhouse or may be purchased online at brookecountyfair.com.

Good Friday Service Set

Wellsburg Christian Church, located at 1001 Charles St., Wellsburg will host a Good Friday Service on Friday, April 7, at 12 p.m. Pastors from other area congregations will be welcomed by pastor Ron Davis and will deliver short messages on Jesus’ last words.

Fundraiser Dinner Set for Saturday

St. Thomas Episcopal Church, located at 300 Three Springs Drive, Weirton, is having a spaghetti dinner Saturday, March 25, from 4-7 p.m.The dinner includes spaghetti, salad and bread, and the cost is $12 for adults and $10 for children.All proceeds will help Maria Sikora achieve her Girl Scout silver award[Read More…]

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,Great jobs, abundant opportunities, and new industries are finding a welcoming home in West Virginia. On a regional, national, and international scale, our state is winning new business at a torrid clip. West Virginia is beating states many times our size and delivering incredible victories for our citizens. The[Read More…]