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May 31, 2014 ELKINS — Now that folks have made it past the threat of snow, many have turned their attention to a favorite hobby or activity — gardening. more »»


May 24, 2014 ELKINS — On Memorial Day, the nation pauses to remember those who have given their lives so freedom can endure. One local man, who served his country through five voyages in the U.S. more »»

She said ‘yes’

May 17, 2014 MORGANTOWN — Of all the questions Elkins native Jessica Johnson answered on quizzes and exams throughout her college career, perhaps none was as important as the one that sprung up on her during Wes... more »»

Bring on the Beauty!

May 17, 2014 The old hymn goes, “For the beauty of the Earth,” and as it is sung quite often in this time of the year, people in Elkins and surrounding areas must think about their vantage points because, truly,... more »»

Creating beauty

May 10, 2014 HUTTONSVILLE — A local artist — who is offering demonstrations of her technique today — was inspired to learn her trade through the work of a master craftsma. more »»

Mural brings the great outdoors inside

May 3, 2014 ELKINS — An area artist used her painting talents to transform a local business’s offices into a landscape that gives the outdoor feel of a camping experience. more »»


April 26, 2014 ELKINS — It’s spring in the hills of West Virginia, and time for the famous spring tonic — the season of ramps. more »»

Scottish Festival

April 19, 2014 As we are opening our front doors more often and peeping around them, we are seeing much more sunshine and the winter’s chill being chased over the hillside. more »»

Hospice Care Corporation makes difference in community

April 12, 2014 ELKINS — For more than 30 years, Hospice Care Corporation has skillfully and compassionately cared for patients and families at life’s most difficult time. more »»

State Parks, patrons and prizes

March 1, 2014 March does not have to roar very much as it makes its calendar appearance. This winter has been a long, loud series of cold spells, blowing snow and icy roads that will not be forgotten. more »»

Using a passion for dance to teach

February 22, 2014 ELKINS — For Davis & Elkins College adjunct professor of dance Laurie Goux, dancing is more than just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle. Goux, who was born in Harvey, Il. more »»

Local quilters create gifts of love

February 15, 2014 ELKINS — Each year, members of the Log Cabin Quilters’ Guild of Elkins gather before Valentine’s Day to share their love — by creating homemade quilts they call “luvies” to donate to others in ne. more »»

‘As the wheel turns’

February 8, 2014 ELKINS — An Elkins resident throws herself into her hobby — literally. Carrie Shupp has been throwing pots, plates, vases, cups and a plethora of other pottery for more than 10 years. more »»


February 1, 2014 DAVIS — A program at Timberline Resort allows people of all ages and physical capabilities to enjoy racing on the ski slopes. more »»

Flying high for 70 years

January 18, 2014 ELKINS — Four longtime Elkins residents share a passion for constructing and flying model aircrafts that dates back 70 year. more »»

Under a spreading chestnut tree...

January 11, 2014 “Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy hands; And the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands. more »»

21-tree salute

December 28, 2013 BARBOUR COUNTY — During the Christmas season folks scramble to buy gifts, send cards, attend parties, bake goodies and decorate their homes. more »»


December 20, 2013 Every family has Christmas traditions they share, and it is always fun to learn how families many miles from here celebrate holidays. more »»

A passion for woodturning

December 14, 2013 ELKINS — A local woodturner said he crafts his wonderful creations because it is his passion — not his job. more »»

Christmas is different ‘across the pond’

December 6, 2013 ELKINS — Christmas is not just an American tradition — there are often fun ways people around the globe gather in celebration of the holiday. Most December calendars list Dec. more »»



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