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21-tree salute

December 28, 2013 BARBOUR COUNTY — During the Christmas season folks scramble to buy gifts, send cards, attend parties, bake goodies and decorate their homes. more »»


December 20, 2013 Every family has Christmas traditions they share, and it is always fun to learn how families many miles from here celebrate holidays. more »»

A passion for woodturning

December 14, 2013 ELKINS — A local woodturner said he crafts his wonderful creations because it is his passion — not his job. more »»

Christmas is different ‘across the pond’

December 6, 2013 ELKINS — Christmas is not just an American tradition — there are often fun ways people around the globe gather in celebration of the holiday. Most December calendars list Dec. more »»

Weaving the colors of nature

November 30, 2013 BELINGTON — Growing up with a mother and grandmother always working on projects such as sewing, knitting and crocheting inspired artist Wendy Clark’s love of textiles. more »»


November 23, 2013 ELKINS — Flowing through the air, like dancing musical notes on the wind, a soft jingling of a bell can be heard far and wide. more »»


November 16, 2013 ELKINS - A new artist’s work is being offered at Artists At Work in Elkins. While the items he is creating are not a new concept, his work is not only creative, but very innovative. more »»

‘Grandma’s Boys’

November 9, 2013 ELKINS — Elkins resident Cecie Siler Higgins said when her grandparents, Henry and Mae Metheny, started their family, they were not rich in dollars and cents. more »»


November 2, 2013 ELKINS — For more than a century, the Elkins-Randolph County YMCA has served as a cornerstone in central West Virginia. more »»


September 28, 2013 The sun burned through the thick fog on a recent Saturday morning as the Cheat Mountain Salamander Train rolled down the tracks, through the deciduous forest and into the red spruce as it headed to... more »»


August 31, 2013 Even though the official West Virginia Sesquicentennial celebration has passed, one exhibit, still on display at the Culture Center in Charleston, will remain as a tribute to the milestone and West... more »»

First-day jitters

August 24, 2013 Four-year-old Olivia Gardner, the daughter of Cory and Tisha Gardner, began her lifelong journey of learning in kindergarten class Wednesday at Third Ward Elementary School in Elkins. more »»

Live United

August 17, 2013 Thousands of dollars of donated merchandise will be available for bid at the LIVE UNITED Kick-off Auction, which begins 10 a.m. Aug. 24 at the First United Methodist Church in Elkins. more »»


August 10, 2013 Patrons packed the 1863 Restaurant Tuesday to sample several dishes recently introduced on the Elkins eatery’s new menu. more »»

'A Blessing'

August 3, 2013 A three-story brick home, located at the corner of Reed Street and Harrison Avenue, may appear to those passing by to be an attractive home that merely escaped being razed for newer constructio. more »»

By Lynn Setler

July 27, 2013 After a 20-minute boat ride — on an old-style sternwheeler — two miles down the magnificent Ohio River from Parkersburg, you are transported 200 years back in time. more »»

Life after the racetrack

July 13, 2013 Usually when people think about adopting a dog, they picture a small, furry puppy — but there are other options. more »»

Bluegrass Gathering

June 22, 2013 A Montrose teen, who placed third place in both Old Time Mandolin and Old Time Fiddle playing said he competed this year in the Vandalia Gathering to see how far his college studies had brought hi. more »»

Jones is new Parsons chief

June 22, 2013 Parsons has a new chief of police, ready to help those in need. Jon Jones moved to the area from Cedartown, Ga., where he worked for more than 14 years for the Polk County Police Department. more »»

A Helping Hand

June 8, 2013 A local facility has received two donations that will make their service to the community easier. more »»



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