WVU chemist makes insect wing discovery that could advance technology

By WVUToday, MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — The key to insect success may be their wings. That’s what West Virginia University researcher Terry Gullion, professor of chemistry in the WVU Eberly College of Arts and Sciences, has learned by studying the chemical composition of insect wings — something that has not been examined in detail until now.  His findings reveal wings are composed of an […]

Upshur County mourns sudden passing of Sheriff Miller

By RealWV staff, BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – The Upshur County Sheriff’s Office, on Tuesday, announced the unexpected passing of Sheriff Virgil D. Miller.  A statement posted to the department’s Facebook page Tuesday afternoon read: “Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and his brothers and sisters in law enforcement.” “Viewing and funeral arrangements are incomplete […]

4-H offers Camp Jump Start, a new weekend camp for youths in West Virginia

By WVUToday, MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University Extension’s West Virginia 4-H youth development program invites youths from across the state to Camp Jump Start, a pilot camping program that will focus on outdoor recreation, history and STEM.   This weekend camp will be held July 7-9, 2023, at WVU Jackson’s Mill. Camp Jump Start is open to West Virginia youths ages […]

God’s Way Home

By Stephen Baldwin, RealWV Andrew Bailes drove from Rainelle to Leivasy to pray for a year straight. “I might’ve missed 4 or 5 days all year,” he confesses.  Andrew prayed with a small group asking God how they could help people struggling with addiction? Those prayers led to conversations with the local Day Report Center […]