CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

If you have ever had life hit you in the face in a way that changes everything, requiring you to stop, back up and start over — or if you have spent most of your life telling yourself there is no way to do the one thing that will change things for you, then we know each other. We are connect…

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

In the late 1980s, I was a big fan of the ABC show, “Head of the Class.” If you don’t remember, the show centered on a group of honors students whose new teacher (Howard Hesseman) encourages them to focus on their lives as much as they do on academics.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

I had already submitted my column when the news broke last week that we had lost James Michael Tyler, who played Gunther on “Friends.” Since “Friends” is my all-time favorite TV show, I thought it important to take a column and pay tribute to the man who played the character sometimes referr…

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

If I were a grandmother long gone or still kicking it with the best of ’em, I’d want to be memorialized with a wild story or two in remembrance of a life well lived, loving God, family and friends — with a few out-of-character tales added for good measure.

HUNTINGTON – The World-Famous Harlem Globetrotters are coming to Mountain Health Areana in Huntington on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022, as part of their newly reimagined Spread Game tour.

West Virginia’s 2021 archery and crossbow seasons for white-tailed deer, black bear, and wild boar opened on Saturday, Sept. 25, and will run through Dec. 31. (For those of you who are used to bow season opening in mid-October, perhaps this can serve as a reminder that the season opens now i…

Before the mass-food-production industry broke the notion of “scratch” baking, mommas and their mommas were cooking their little hearts out standing over a big bowl with a wooden spoon or spatula. Magazines and the like enticed millions, promising ease and convenient, quick cooking to tired …