According to the West Virginia Department of Agriculture, industrial hemp farmers in West Virginia more than quadrupled crop production in 2019 compared to the previous year.
With hunting season just around the corner, hundreds of thousands of hunters in West Virginia are preparing to head into the woods. Hunting, obvious to any native West Virginian, has always been an important part of our culture here in the Mountain State. Many do this for sport, to connect to our ancestors or teach a new generation where food really comes from.
One of the longest-running ceremonies in Parkersburg honored our nation’s fallen heroes. Veterans and families gathered for the 63rd annual Memorial Day ceremony at Sunset Memory Gardens Cemetery in south Parkersburg Saturday. This year, the cemetery unveiled its new Garden of Allegiance and Honor dedicated just for fallen veterans and their spouses.
The election is over, and to the victors go the spoils. To all who ran, thank you for putting your name on the ballot because you helped keep our democratic traditions alive. Each cycle everyday citizens, like those who just campaigned, step up and put their reputations on the line...