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Morgantown nurse-midwife pens sequel to ‘Midwife of Hope River’
Photos courtesy of PATRICIA HARMAN
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...

Photo of the Week, May 17, 2015: Mallards wade in Cline Branch
Photo of the Week, May 17, 2015: Mallards wade in Cline Branch

WV native, former leader in DC prostitution ring, authors tell-all book
WV native, former leader in DC prostitution ring, authors tell-all book

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Henry Vinson’s story begins much like the stories from many other children of West Virginia. He grew up in Nolan, a tiny, unincorporated community along the Tug Fork in Mingo County. His father was a coal miner. His...

’80s Morgantown staple The Social Demons returns with a CD
’80s Morgantown staple The Social Demons returns with a CD

Michael Tomasky is known for a lot of things. A noted liberal author, editor and journalist, the Morgantown native has had an enviable career in letters. He’s written for everybody from Newsweek and The Washington Post to Harper’s Weekly ...

Arts Notes, May 17, 2015: Aretha Franklin, choral concerts, more
Arts Notes, May 17, 2015: Aretha Franklin, choral concerts, more

Clay Center concert

Music icon Aretha Franklin takes the Clay Center stage tonight at 7:30. Tickets cost $65, $90, $115 and $150 and can be purchased online at www.theclaycenter.org, in person at the Clay...

FestivALL play deadline has been extended to May 20

FestivALL deadline has been extended to May 20

FestivALL has extended the deadline for its Location Play Contest until May 20.

The challenge is for writers to use the location to figure prominently in the script. This year’s...

Citizen Action Group to host fundraiser on Friday

West Virginia Citizen Action Group and its sister 501c3 organization, West Virginia Citizen Action Education Fund, will host their annual fundraiser on Friday at the Charleston Woman’s Club.

The event features a catered dinner, silent...

Briar Hills Garden Club to host CAMC Cancer Center benefit Thursday

The Briar Hills Garden Club will host an “Outdoor Living Spaces Tour and Reception” today.

Tours are from 5 to 7 p.m. The reception will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

Tickets are $20, with proceeds to benefit the new CAMC...

Goldenseal magazine’s John Lilly signs off, but not really
Goldenseal magazine’s John Lilly signs off, but not really

John Lilly spent his last day on the job as editor of Goldenseal doing many of the things he’d done over the past 18 years — making calls, putting things in their right place and returning pictures to people who’d loaned them to...

SpeakEasy Singles social group celebrates 30 years
SpeakEasy Singles social group celebrates 30 years

It’s a common question, and one that Nancy Sarver hears all the time: If I’m single and want to meet people, outside of the bar scene, where do I go?

Her...

Community notes: May 13-19, 2015

Book events

Cat Pleska, author of “Riding on Comets: a Memoir,” about growing up in West Virginia, will give several signings and readings in May:

May 12: Main Street Studio,...

Craft beer predicted to grow under new WV law

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — State Tourism Commissioner Amy Shuler Goodwin said Monday she’s confident the number of craft brewers in West Virginia will double from the current 11 with new legislation that lowers licensing and bonding costs and...

Lineup announced for Live on the Levee
Lineup announced for Live on the Levee

Velvet-voiced crooner and Logan County native Landau Eugene Murphy will be one of the headline acts at Charleston’s free Live on the Levee music concerts this summer.

Live on the Levee music committee chairman Adam Harris announced the...

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