CHARLESTON — The deadline to turn in submissions for the 2020 Youth Congressional Art competition is Monday, Feb. 10. The competition is open to high school students only. Exceptions will be made for schools that have seventh through 12th grades on one campus. The West Virginia Department of…

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CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


Start your New Year’s reading with a visit to the Southern Appalachian Labor School’s book sale on Saturday, Jan. 4 at the Historic Oak Hill School. Doors open at 10 a.m. and the sale continues to 3 p.m.

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Divide Elementary fourth grade students taking part in the card project included, front, Brooke Ewing; second row, from left, Emma Boley, Olivia Adkins, Jessi Mooney, Bryce Bennett, Samuel Dempsey and Dylan Mason; third row, Izzy Parrish, Presley Walker, Gage Eades, Larabeth Perry and Meghan…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

CHARLESTON — The West Virginia Humanities Council is seeking applications from individuals interested in portraying historical figures for its popular History Alive! program. Portrayals of historically significant people no longer living, from any period of history, are eligible for consider…

GLEN JEAN — Nature can be a great inspiration for artists of all ages. Through its annual Youth Arts in the Parks 2020 Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest, the New River Gorge National River has helped area students celebrate their creativity and interest in nature.

Julia Ivey, Oak Hill High School Class of 2017 and Shepherd University Class of 2021, was one of 22 undergraduate student interns selected to participate in the 2019 WV-INBRE (West Virginia IDeA Network for Biomedical Research Excellence) Summer Research Program at West Virginia University a…

Students at Divide Elementary participated in the annual Bridge Day contest sponsored by Canyon Rim Rotary Club, DKG/Omega Chapter and Fayetteville Arts Coalition.

Winners at Divide Elementary School in the Bridge Day poster contest were, front, from left, Jackson Kessler, first place and Most Creative in first grade; Walker Hypes, first place in kindergarten; Harper Moore, second place, and Sarabella Wood, first place, in second grade; Samuel Whitt, t…

West Virginia University officials have launched a research campaign after discovering only 1.8 percent of West Virginia public school students are identified “gifted,” or having intellectual abilities higher than average — well below the national average of 6 percent, according to National …

BEAVER — Registration is under way at New River Community and Technical College for a special winter session, Dec. 16 through Jan. 10, 2020. Students can earn three hours of general education college credit through online study over the course of four weeks.

CHARLESTON — Snowshoe Mountain Resort welcomed skiers and snowboarders to hit the slopes last week, marking the beginning of ski season in West Virginia.

The 4th annual Winter Wonderland Walk/Run 5K (previously the Ugly Sweater Run) will be held on Nov. 30 at Fayette County Park on the first night of the 2019 Winter Wonderland Light Display. This exclusive night will be foot traffic only and the park will close at 8:30 p.m.

The regular meeting of the Omega Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International was held Oct. 15 at Oak Hill United Methodist Church. The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education.

Abby Dalton Harold and Jacob Leon Ivey were married July 27, 2019, at The Art Museum of West Virginia University in Morgantown. Michael Ivey officiated the ceremony.

U.S. Air Force Airman Kaylee M. Crouch and U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Hannah J. Newsome graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Sharon Burns, Educational Excellence Committee member, from left, Jennifer Smith, Fayette County Probation Officer, and Judge Thomas H. Ewing are pictured after their program at the meeting of the Omega Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma.