‘Life is old here’ in the Eastern Panhandle

By Vanta Coda III, RealWV “Life is old there, older than the trees,” said John Denver, a verse made for the eastern panhandle. A land where the two mighty rivers converge, the eastern panhandle breathes life into every fold of land that touches the eye. What lies in the shadows though, are the struggles of […]

Read Aloud West Virginia launches snap-bottom baby shirt campaign in support of children’s literacy

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Read Aloud West Virginia has launched its 2024 BookBaby Snap-bottom Shirtcampaign as both a fundraiser and reminder of the value of reading to children. Baby shirts are available for purchase here: https://www.bonfire.com/2024-bookbaby-onesie-1/ The cotton baby shirt featuring a design by Charleston artist Brenda Pinnell of HepCatz Design,makes an ideal gift. Proceeds support […]

Monroe County Courthouse News: January 16 through January 22

The following Death Certificates were filed in Monroe County between Jan. 16 and Jan. 22: The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Monroe County between Jan. 16 and Jan. 22: The following Land Transfers were filed in Monroe County between Jan. 16 and Jan. 22:

Shane McCoy

A good neighbor is one of life’s greatest blessings. Especially during winter! During last week’s snow, wind, & frigid temperatures, Shane McCoy went up and down Kieffer Road in Crawley, WV, plowing driveways for his neighbors with his riding lawn mower. Just because…that’s what neighbors do. And these driveways aren’t tiny patches in closely-nestled neighborhoods; […]

WVSOM receives accreditation for new master’s program

WVSOM, January 22 The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) will expand its degree portfolio to offer a new Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree program. The new degree — which received accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission on Jan. 12 — is a two-semester, nine-month program. It includes a core of biomedical […]

Golden Eagles Pick Up Fourth Sweep of the Season with Victory over Edward Waters

By Louise Disi, ucgoldeneagles.com CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Charleston defeated the Tigers of Edward Waters on Saturday afternoon. The sweep improves the Golden Eagles to 4-0 on the season and 12-0 in sets played. The Basics:Location: Wehrle Innovation CenterScore: UC  3, LMC 0Records: UC 4-0 (0-0 EIVA), Edward Waters 1-1 (0-0 SIAC) How it Happened:The Golden Eagles came out hot on […]

Herd tennis sweeps Longwood, falls to No. 12 Virginia

herdzone.com, CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. -The Marshall University Tennis team (1-1) split its opening duels of the season sweeping Longwood (0-2), 7-0, and falling to No. 12 Virgnia (3-0), 7-0, on Saturday in Charlottesville, Virginia. “It was two great matches today,” Herd tennis head coach John Mercer said. “It was great to get the season rolling.” Against Longwood, Marshall […]