WV Farm Foods Receives Grant From USDA

West Virginia Farm Foods LLC will receive a $4 million grant to design, build and operate a U.S. Dept. of Agriculture slaughterhouse that will primarily process cattle from nearly 7,000 farms across three northern West Virginia regions.The grant was one of 10 announced under the state’s Abandoned Mine Lands Economic[Read More…]

Historic Preservation Development Grant Applications Now Available

Applications are now available for matching historic preservation development grants through the State Historic Preservation Office of the West Virginia Dept. of Arts, Culture and History.Eligible projects include the restoration, rehabilitation or archaeological development of historic sites listed in the National Register of Historic Places.The deadline for receipt of applications[Read More…]

Pull Up A Chair

By: Hettie Basil Lighttower Would you say …… MUSIC is MEDICINE!!?? We all know music makes us feel good. It can even make us happy when we are sad; calm when we are nervous. Let’s explore and see if there is science behind all this. Here’s what I have learned:Musical[Read More…]

DoHS Provides Life Skills Training for Youth

The West Virginia Department of Human Services (DoHS), Bureau for Social Services (BSS) announced additional services for youth preparing to transition out of foster care, including 22 new transitional living facility beds between Golden Girl Group Home in Ceredo, Stepping Stones in Lavalette, and Stepping Stone in Fairmont.Transitional Living (TL)[Read More…]

At the Library

The following is a list of books recently added to the Brooke County Public Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION ALEX CROSS MUST DIE by James Patterson. “Drop whatever you’re doing, Detective Cross, and head to Reagan Airport,” DC Metro Police dispatch says. “A jet just crashed and exploded on the runway.[Read More…]

“Cook by the Book” Recipe Club

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Do you enjoy sampling and sharing new dishes with good company? Then join us at the Brooke County Public Library for an adults-only Recipe Club!Every month will have a theme; you choose a recipe, make it up and bring it[Read More…]

Vickie’s Kitchen Delights

By: Vickie Davis February is the month to love everyone. I consider it the month of being kind to everyone you meet. A smile says a lot to every person you see, and it is free!To think that your smile could change a person’s attitude, making a sad face change[Read More…]