“From the Cow to the Plow, Dewey,” Windy said… It’s a Business Slogan

By Slim Randles “From the cow to the plow, Dewey,” Windy said, leaning on a shovel. Windy Wilson was on another of his “helper days” and today it was Dewey Decker’s turn to be helped. “What do you mean, Windy?” “You know … a slogan for the business. From the cow to the plow. Fertilizer.Continue reading ““From the Cow to the Plow, Dewey,” Windy said… It’s a Business Slogan”

Country Roads Angel Network invests $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill

WV Press Release Sharing BECKLEY W.Va. – Country Roads Angel Network (CRAN) announced its investment of $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill today. Owner Dan Cox, a new resident to West Virginia, with lifelong family roots in the region, is committed to making a significant difference in the development of broadband upgrades andContinue reading “Country Roads Angel Network invests $100,000 in Cox Telecom, LLC of Oak Hill”

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”

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”

It was just one of those things…

By Slim Randles It was just one of those things. It didn’t really mean Marvin Pincus had lost his mind. Consider this yourself for a minute. Marvin had opened the mail that morning and in it was the Fenwick glass fly rod he’d ordered. Oh, it was used, of course. But there’s a feel toContinue reading “It was just one of those things…”

Windy Wilson Is at It Again

By Slim Randles The funny little car with the speakers on the roof drove slowly down Main Street once again. “Hi folks,” came the voice of Windy Wilson. “Can you hear me okay this morning?” Doc was in front of the drugstore and shook his head. “They can hear him okay in Temecula.” “Our newestContinue reading “Windy Wilson Is at It Again”

Home Country: “Pardners and Pardettes”

By Slim Randles There was something new in the noisy portable commercial that was Windy Wilson’s way of spreading the news around town. “Pardners and pardettes,” came the familiar voice from the Gates of Heaven’s loudspeaker car, “you ever stop and listen to your innermoist partitions when it comes to books? No? Well, doncha thinkContinue reading “Home Country: “Pardners and Pardettes””

Home Country- Seven Dog Slim

By Slim Randles You know, it didn’t really seem like the day was so auspicious. It was cold. There was snow on the ground there on the baseball diamond. But then, it’s winter in Alaska … Anchorage, actually, and it should be cold. First Saturday in March, 1973. More than 40 dog teams were there,Continue reading “Home Country- Seven Dog Slim”