November 26, 2014 RSS feed / Columns

This Week in West Virginia History

West Virginia Humanities Council1310 Kanawha Blvd., E.Charleston, WV 25301 November 26, 1952 - A fire on the evening before Thanksgiving at the Huntington State Hospital killed 14 patients, with three more patients later dying from their injuries. More...

Round The Town

—PUNSTER JOKED: How does NASA organize their company parties? They planet. —Thanksgiving, a countystate federal holiday, is Thursday, November 27. Expect government offices and most businesses to be closed. More...

Under the dome

PAC money major factor in this year’s election

Campaign finance reports filed with the Secretary of State indicate that more than $2.7 million in independent money—record levels in West Virginia—was spent during the 2014 election cycle which is almost $700,000 more than the amount spe More...

Wish I’d said that

Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it. –William Ward (1921-1994)American columnist, religious teacher If you find a “Wish I’d Said That,” send it in. More...

County Agent’s Corner

304-258-8400129 Fairfax Street, Berkeley Springs, WV 25411www.wvu.edu/~exten/ Frequently Asked Questions for Preparing Thanksgiving Meals More...

Reading the Messenger

At the tip of Florida

Dave and Robbie Buckles took The Morgan Messenger to Key West, Fla. when they visited the beach and writer Ernest Hemingway’s home in late October 27. More...

Mountain Musings

Thanksgiving thoughts

As Thanksgiving Day approaches with Christmas on its heels, everyone is gearing up for the whirlwind of shopping, baking, decorating, wrapping presents and events of the season. More...

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