OPINION: Churches asked to ring bells 21 times on Memorial Day

By Patricia Richards Harris, president of the Doddridge County Historical Society Did you know that when word reached the home front announcing the end of WW2, the American people began ringing their church bells to express their total elation?  The deadly war which had taken thousands of their loved ones’ lives had finally ended after […]

Ronceverte splash pad scheduled to open May 26

By RealWV Staff After eighteen months of planning and preparation, the Ronceverte Splash Pad is scheduled to open on May 26 with a 1pm ribbon cutting on the Island Park.  It will be open 9am-7pm daily during the summer free of charge to users. Rules are posted at the site to encourage safety for children […]

‘Shape Our Future’ tourism education initiative to launch statewide

By Matt Young, WV Press Association CRAIGSVILLE, W.Va. – Gov. Jim Justice, along with several state officials, during a Tuesday press conference at the Nicholas County Career and Technical Center (CTC), announced the launch of the “Shape Our Future” initiative – West Virginia’s new hospitality and tourism education program.   The new initiative has been developed […]

Corey Lilly

Corey Lilly is widely recognized as one of the top professional adventure athletes in West Virginia. Lilly has led whitewater expeditions across the globe, toured as a professional skier, and is a competent climber, mountain biker, & outdoorsman. Before turning 18, Lilly received his first international sponsorship for adventure athletics from Elan Skis. After touring […]