SUNDAY SERMON: Meeting God

By Rev. Stephen Baldwin OT: Isaiah 6.1-8 NT: John 3.1-17 When I was 13, I met Shaquille O’Neal. The 7’1”, 325 pound giant of a basketball player, better known as Shaq. He was so big and famous and cool that I was frozen like a popsicle that’s been at the back of the freezer for […]

Vandalia Gathering brings pickers, fiddlers, high steppers and flat footers to Charleston

By Matthew Young, RealWV CHARLESTON, W.Va. – For nearly half-a-century, Memorial Day weekend is celebrated in the Mountain State with the annual transformation of West Virginia’s Capitol Complex, into the legendary 14th American colony of “Vandalia.”  Originally proposed in 1768 by Benjamin Franklin, the nearly-realized colony of Vandalia would have encompassed most of present-day West […]

Dirty Birds celebrate Memorial Day with 10th inning win and fireworks display

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The Dirty Birds defeated the High Point Rockers Saturday night in extra innings. The Birds had a 5-1 lead entering the ninth inning, but the Rockers tied the game after Cristofer Ogando gave up three walks and 1 hit. Left-handed reliever Edison Suriel pitched the top of the 10th inning for the Dirty […]

Summers County Courthouse News: May 19 through May 25

The following Death Certificates were filed in Summers County between May 19 and May 25: The following Marriage Certificates were filed in Summers County between May 19 and May 26: The following Land Transfers were filed in Summers County between May 19 and May 25: