Applications are now being accepted for a third round of FY 2019 historic preservation survey and planning grants through the State Historic Preservation Office of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History. Approximately $50,000 will be awarded from funding appropriated by Congress for preservation efforts through the National Park Service Historic Preservation Fund.
Those in the region who have experienced the recent persistent rainfall probably won't be surprised by data compiled so far this year by the National Weather Service.
In 2015, Mark Hager III visited the Bland County, Virginia, Historical Society in hopes of gaining more family information. In the course of the discussion, he told Ann Beardshall he would really like to collect and publish the numerous stories that his grandfather had written and sold over the years.
Believe it or not, the summer of 2019 is officially here. At least the calendar says so. Granted, Mother Nature isn't quite sure. She still thinks it is monsoon season!
Editor's note: This is the fourth part of a five-part feature story on the Logan High School football team, which is holding summer drills in June as part of its three-week practice period.
HUNTINGTON - On Thursday, there was a Pennington in a No. 10 jaunting all around Marshall's athletics facilities.
But this particular instance was not related to football.
The Belfry Pirates football and basketball teams have lost a starting player due to transfer in what has become a common trend in high school sports all over the country.
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2019 Cardinal Conference Football Master Schedule
Thursday, Aug. 29
*Chapmanville vs. Sissonville at Charleston's Laidley Field, 7:30 p.m.
Mark 4:45 finds Jesus and his disciples traveling by boat when a severe storm hits and its waves cause the vessel to begin to take on water. For fear of death, the disciples panic and wake Christ, who was sleeping, saying don't you care if we drown! Jesus gets up and rebukes and calms the storm and then asks his disciples "Why are you still afraid? Do you still have faith?"
Click-bait lists and rankings usually are empty of any meaning and in the best of cases tell a person more about the group doing the ranking than about the people, cities or states being ranked.
Thursday marked the 156th year that this wonderful place we call home became the state of West Virginia - the only state born during the great Civil War; it being created mostly by the wishes of northerners from what is now our mountain state, but was then, of course, Virginia.