2024 Make It Shine Applications Available

Applications are now available for the 2024 West Virginia Make It Shine Statewide Spring Cleanup.The annual event is sponsored by the West Virginia Dept. of Environmental Protection’s Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP) Program.This year’s cleanup will be held April 1-14, and applications are due by Friday, March 8.The Make It[Read More…]

Evening Storytime at the Library

The Brooke County Public Library will be holding an evening storytime with Miss Kim on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 5 p.m. Children will enjoy the story “Is This Your Class Pet”, a craft, snacks and fun! Limited spaces available. Call the circulation desk at 304.737.1551 to register or visit

At the Library

The following is a list of books recently added to the Brooke County Public Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION THE EDGE by David Baldacci. When CIA operative Jenny Silkwell is murdered in rural Maine, government officials have immediate concerns over national security. Her laptop and phone were full of state secrets[Read More…]

State Fair of WV Seeks Entries

The State Fair of West Virginia is looking for entries in its third annual State Fair Art Contest.The winning entry will be featured as the 2024 State Fair Print of the Year and will receive a cash prize, as well as a percentage of sales.“We’ve been able to feature some[Read More…]

Pull Up A Chair

By: Hettie Basil Lighttower Last week we started a discussion about MUSIC is MEDICINE. Today we will continue on with the everyday examples on the topic. Let’s start with those receptor centers of ours. We learned that an E receptor is just above our belly button. But starting at the[Read More…]

St. Anthony All-School Reunion

St. Anthony all-school reunion will be held Saturday, June 22. A Mass of Thanksgiving will be celebrated at 4 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church, followed by a banquet at 6 p.m. at St. Francis, Hooverson Heights.While honoring the Class of 1964, the final graduating class of St. Anthony High School[Read More…]

Regulating Cable Television

By: Charlotte R. Lane, West Virginia PSC Chairman At the Public Service Commission, we are often asked how cable television and internet services are regulated.Those issues are often confused because some cable companies also provide internet serviceThe Public Service Commission does not regulate internet service at all. Those complaints must[Read More…]