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English classes open doors to international cooperation
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English classes open doors to international cooperation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Working as an au pair in Charleston, Adriana Cano, a native of Colombia, needed a little extra help learning English. She’d taken classes in her home country, where she is a teacher, but with little...

Upcoming reunions: Boy Scouts, CHS ’85

Boy Scouts of America Buckskin Council, Troop 145, 75th anniversary: 6:30 p.m. June 6, Mayberry’s Restaurant, Red Dragon Room, near St. Albans Mall. Troop 146 is sponsored by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans. Former scouts and...

Upcoming reunions: Boy Scouts, CHS ’85

Boy Scouts of America Buckskin Council, Troop 145, 75th anniversary: 6:30 p.m. June 6, Mayberry’s Restaurant, Red Dragon Room, near St. Albans Mall. Troop 146 is sponsored by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans. Former scouts and...

Upcoming reunions: Boy Scouts, CHS ’85

Boy Scouts of America Buckskin Council, Troop 145, 75th anniversary: 6:30 p.m. June 6, Mayberry’s Restaurant, Red Dragon Room, near St. Albans Mall. Troop 146 is sponsored by St. Andrew United Methodist Church, St. Albans. Former scouts and...

English classes open doors to international cooperation
English classes open doors to international cooperation

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Working as an au pair in Charleston, Adriana Cano, a native of Colombia, needed a little extra help learning English. She’d taken classes in her home country, where she is a teacher, but with little success....

Morgantown nurse-midwife pens sequel to ‘Midwife of Hope River’
Morgantown nurse-midwife pens sequel to ‘Midwife of Hope River’

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Author Patsy Harman doesn’t know if her midwife novels will ever turn up on television or on the big screen someday, but she keeps hoping.

The longtime Morgantown resident laughed and said, “I’m...

Two young men mark educational firsts in their families
Two young men mark educational firsts in their families

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — This spring — like every year around this time — thousands of high school and college seniors across the Mountain State have prepared to walk across their graduation stages, receive their diplomas and complete...

Charleston native’s WWII unit awarded Congressional Gold Medal
Charleston native’s WWII unit awarded Congressional Gold Medal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — They had a calling card for their enemies. On it was the image of a red spearhead, carved from flint. The initials “USA” were written in white across the top and the word “CANADA” vertically down...

Pet of the Week, May 24, 2015: Sammie
Pet of the Week, May 24, 2015: Sammie

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Sammie, a 5-year-old shih-tzu owned by Mary Ann Keglor, of Montgomery, is our Pet of the Week. Mary Ann’s son, Paul, says Sammie is quite attached to Mary Ann and is also accustomed to certain comforts. Sammie...

Nonprofit gives veterans free trips to war memorials
Nonprofit gives veterans free trips to war memorials

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jane Julian has witnessed many moving moments that have strengthened her appreciation of those who have served our country.

“A moment that stands out to me is, on one particular trip, we had a World War II...

Nonprofit gives veterans free trips to war memorials
Nonprofit gives veterans free trips to war memorials

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Jane Julian has witnessed many moving moments that have strengthened her appreciation of those who have served our country.

“A moment that stands out to me is, on one particular trip, we had a World War II...

Wiepper family seeks to sell portrait of street personality
Wiepper family seeks to sell portrait of street personality

Charleston portrait artist and sculptor Bernie Wiepper left behind several public pieces around the city when he collapsed and died in 2009 at age 84 in the midst of doing a painting at his West Side home.

Most notable of all is the 10-foot-tall ...

Morocco made lasting impression on Peace Corps volunteer
Morocco made lasting impression on Peace Corps volunteer

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The little dog Shauna Steadman took in a year ago might be the friendliest little dog in Charleston. He’s at least the friendliest little dog on the block.

“I got him a year ago,” Steadman said....

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