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West Virginians find ‘Common Notes’ in exchange visit to Romania
CLAY CENTER courtesy photos
West Virginians find ‘Common Notes’ in exchange visit to Romania

When Aubrey Lewis received a call to talk about her recent visit to Romania, she wasn’t surprised. “I was just talking about this today, actually,” the recent graduate of Wahama High School...

West Virginians find ‘Common Notes’ in exchange visit to Romania
West Virginians find ‘Common Notes’ in exchange visit to Romania

When Aubrey Lewis received a call to talk about her recent visit to Romania, she wasn’t surprised. “I was just talking about this today, actually,” the recent graduate of Wahama High School said....

Pet of the Week: June 28, 2015
Pet of the Week: June 28, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Trevor is the newest rescue of five to the Eakle clan. He’s about 3 years old and was adopted from the Putnam County Animal Relief Shelter.

Owner Mike Eakle said Trevor had been there for several weeks before he ...

E-bike tinkerer’s app lets riders know when the battery’s down
E-bike tinkerer’s app lets riders know when the battery’s down

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Chuck Swiger wasn’t actually meaning to join the next wave of the Computer Age. He just wanted to add a cool new feature to his homemade electric bicycle.

But while at work one day as a computer systems...

Peggy Toney Horton: Revisiting those summer days

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The thermometer reached 80 degrees today.

It was the kind of day that took me back in time — to a wonderful time when my children were young. If I close my eyes and concentrate, I can still see it....

Sunday’s Child: Young teen hunting for a forever family
Sunday’s Child: Young teen hunting for a forever family

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Meet Hunter. He is 13 years old, has red hair, blue eyes and enjoys being active. He loves to play Minecraft on the video gaming system, play with other children outside, watch cartoons and read.

His worker describes...

Going to the mat: Reflections on my first yoga festival
Going to the mat: Reflections on my first yoga festival

Shortly after entering the professional world, it didn’t take me long to figure out that my body needed an outlet for moving and stretching after hours spent sitting at my desk.

Within one month of working full time, I bought a membership ...

Seed and feed: Patriarch passes down strong work ethic
Seed and feed: Patriarch passes down strong work ethic

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — If there is one thing 84-year-old Earl Green is proud to have passed on to his sons — and their sons — it’s a strong work ethic.

It’s part of the legacy he will someday leave behind. That,...

Peggy Toney Horton: Sometimes it takes a swift kick

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Father’s Day is an occasion to mark and celebrate the contribution your father has made to your life. Whether he is still with you or has already passed, whether you are young or old, I’m sure you have...

Photo of the Week: June 21, 2015
Photo of the Week: June 21, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Our Photo of the Week comes to us from Dave Castleman, of Evans. It was taken roughly half a dozen years ago in Fayette County.

“We took a guided four-wheeler trip, and the guide realized I was taking a lot of...

Pet of the Week: June 21, 2015
Pet of the Week: June 21, 2015

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Since Kathy Wandling, of Scott Depot, was diagnosed cardiac amyloidosis in 2012, her 8-year-old cat, Oliver, has been her constant companion.

“I went through two years of chemotherapy, and last summer, a stem-...

A father’s life, in bits and pieces
A father’s life, in bits and pieces

Who was your father?

Maybe your dad is still alive. So, it’s a present-tense question for you.

But my dad died at age 79 a decade ago, on a frigid January day at an assisted-living home in Cincinnati.

Dads are complicated...

Some like it hot! Chili Cookoff brings heat to Charleston’s streets
Some like it hot! Chili Cookoff brings heat to Charleston’s streets

With late spring temperatures soaring into the 90s, many may be looking to escape the heat — that is, unless they are planning to attend this weekend’s 17th annual Smoke on the Water Chill ...

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