This Week in West Virginia History

This Week in West Virginia History

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....

April 21st, 2017 |  


Mason County Memories: The ‘Barn Church’ of Broad Run

Mason County Memories: The ‘Barn Church’ of Broad Run

At the West Virginia State Farm Museum, tucked away in between the other buildings, there is a small, log church. Walking through the front door, you ...

April 21st, 2017 |  


A makeover on Main Street

A makeover on Main Street

POINT PLEASANT — One Main Street merchant is getting a makeover.Decor Corner will host its grand reopening this Saturday, April 22 at its locati...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Vandals slow work at park in Mason

MASON — Work is continuing on improvements at the Stewart-Johnson V.F.W./Lottie Jenks Memorial Park in Mason, however vandals have slowed the pr...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Local family travels to White House for Egg Roll

Local family travels to White House for Egg Roll

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A local family recently got the experience of a lifetime during a trip to the White House on Easter Sunday.Ryan Shafer, of Cr...

April 20th, 2017 |  


Four employees reportedly resign in assessor’s office

Four employees reportedly resign in assessor’s office

POINT PLEASANT — Four employees reportedly resigned from their positions at the Mason County Assessor’s Office Wednesday morning.The resig...

April 19th, 2017 updated: April 19th, 2017. |  


Over $9K seized following traffic stop, two arrested

Over $9K seized following traffic stop, two arrested

POINT PLEASANT — Two women are facing charges after deputies recovered over $9,000 in cash, alleged heroin and a reportedly stolen car, followin...

April 19th, 2017 |  


The Art of Gardening set for Earth Day

The Art of Gardening set for Earth Day

OHIO VALLEY — The Riverbend Arts Council will be holding an Earth Day Event on Saturday in Middleport, Ohio with presenters from Bob’s Mar...

April 19th, 2017 |  


The Art of Gardening set for Earth Day

The Art of Gardening set for Earth Day

MIDDLEPORT — The Riverbend Arts Council will be holding an Earth Day Event on Saturday.“The Art of Gardening” will feature brunch, d...

April 19th, 2017 |  


‘King Kat’ fishing tournament to return

GALLIPOLIS — The Cabela’s King Kat Tournament Trail will be returning to the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Gallipolis, May 13.This is the opp...

April 18th, 2017 |