Rafting Roundup: How to Decide Which West Virginia Whitewater Trip is Right for You

Press Release FAYETTEVILLE, W. Va., May 24, 2022 – One of the most appealing facets of river rafting on Southern West Virginia’s New and Gauley Rivers – two of the top rafting rivers in the world – is that there is a trip for just about everyone. From gentle smooth floats to heart-pounding Class V-filledContinue reading “Rafting Roundup: How to Decide Which West Virginia Whitewater Trip is Right for You”

2022 West Virginia Senior Open closely contested at Parkersburg Country Club

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Senior Open, hosted by the West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA), has three players under par after the first day on Sunday at the Parkersburg Country Club. Pat Carter, of Huntington, leads the field with a three under par 70, scoring five birdies along the way. TyContinue reading “2022 West Virginia Senior Open closely contested at Parkersburg Country Club”

West Virginia International Yeager Airport – Runway Safety Area Environmental Impact Statement to begin with FAA Conducting Geotechnical Borings

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia International Yeager Airport (CRW) has proposed to improve the Runway Safety Areas (RSAs) at the Airport and extend Runways 5-23 to the northeast. These improvements allow for full RSAs to meet the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) standards on both runway ends and to maintain the existing runwayContinue reading “West Virginia International Yeager Airport – Runway Safety Area Environmental Impact Statement to begin with FAA Conducting Geotechnical Borings”

WAMSB 2023 Competition in Buckhannon awarded $10,000 grant from National Endowment of the Arts

WV Press Release Sharing BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The National Endowment of the Arts has approved a $10,000 grant to the World Association of Marching Show Bands 2023 Buckhannon Host Committee to support the success of the 2023 World Championship in Buckhannon.  The WAMSB 2023 World Championship is one of 1,125 projects across the United StatesContinue reading “WAMSB 2023 Competition in Buckhannon awarded $10,000 grant from National Endowment of the Arts”

WV FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series travels to Glade Springs

WV Press Release Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The West Virginia Golf Association (WVGA) FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series played the second event of the 2022 season Monday on the Cobb Course at the Resort at Glade Springs. The Championship Division saw Todd Duncan of Daniels take top honors, followed by Davey Jude of Kermit and Cam Roam ofContinue reading “WV FLIGHT by Yuengling Amateur Series travels to Glade Springs”

A Proclamation on Armed Forces Day, 2022

On Armed Forces Day, we share our unending appreciation for the proud patriots who answer the call to serve, taking the sacred oath to defend our Constitution.  The brave members of our Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, Space Force, Coast Guard, and National Guard and Reserve forces represent the best of our Nation.  TodayContinue reading “A Proclamation on Armed Forces Day, 2022”

World Association of Marching Show Bands Committee in Buckhannon, WV receives $7,500 from Randolph County Commission

WV Press Association press release sharing BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — The Randolph County Commission has awarded the World Association of Marching Show Bands Buckhannon Host Committee with $7,500 in support of making the 2023 World Championship in Buckhannon a success. “We are thankful for the Randolph County Commission’s contribution and excited to have them as officialContinue reading “World Association of Marching Show Bands Committee in Buckhannon, WV receives $7,500 from Randolph County Commission”

Biden Administration Approves First Operation Fly Formula Mission

White House press release Today, the Department of Defense (DOD) is sourcing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s request for Operation Fly Formula to transport Nestlé S.A. formula from Zurich, Switzerland to Plainfield, Indiana. DOD is actively working the request to identify commercial aircraft. The Operation Fly Formula shipments will transport the equivalent of upContinue reading “Biden Administration Approves First Operation Fly Formula Mission”

Naomi Judd, Suicide and life’s appointment

Caution this column contains discussion of suicide and mental health. By Dr. Glenn Mollette  We’ve all heard of people who have taken their lives by suicide. We typically wonder why? We wonder what was so bad about their lives that they could not cope another day?  We were shocked by the sudden death of NaomiContinue reading “Naomi Judd, Suicide and life’s appointment”

Windy Wilson please come up here on the stage with us

By Slim Randles “Before we begin our regular commencement tonight,” said combined elementary/high school principal Jim Albertson, “we have a special award to present. Will Windy Wilson please come up here on the stage with us?” Windy looked up at the stage in the gymnasium and all he saw were black choir robes and smiles.Continue reading “Windy Wilson please come up here on the stage with us”