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40th ChiliFest to include a variety of activities, competitions Saturday in Huntington

Event designated as West Virginia State Chili Championship Jesten Richardson, HD Media HUNTINGTON, W.Va — ChiliFest, the West Virginia State Chili Championship, will bring live music, competitions and other activities to downtown Huntington on Saturday as it returns in its 40th anniversary year. During ChiliFest, which will be on 3rd Avenue[Read More…]

Don Smith joins West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine as director of communications

Smith served for 10 years as executive director of the West Virginia Press Association following a decade of service on the organization’s board of directors. WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. — James W. Nemitz, Ph.D., president of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM), has named Don Smith the[Read More…]

WVSOM vice president and two alumnae named as ‘West Virginia Wonder Women’

Leslie Bicksler, Hilary Miller, Sherri Young honored WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – Three women affiliated with the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) have been recognized for their work throughout the state.  Leslie Bicksler, MSW, WVSOM’s vice president of human resources; Hilary Miller, D.O., MPH, a WVSOM[Read More…]

Ogden Newspapers’ Mike Myer, Spencer Newspapers Mary Helen Hedges voted into the WV Press Association Hall of Fame

William Harper, Don Marsh, Joe Mills and Samuel Craig Shaw entering Hall of Fame in ‘Veterans Class’ WV Press News Sharing CHARLESTON, W.Va. — West Virginia newspapers have voted J Michael ‘Mike’ Myer of The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register in Wheeling and Mary Helen Hedges of Roane County Reporter and Spencer[Read More…]

Wild West Benefit aims to round up funds for West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine student scholarships

WV Press Release Sharing LEWISBURG, W.Va. – You can bet the ranch that the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine’s (WVSOM) Wild West Benefit will be an evening to remember. The frontier-themed event, a fundraiser for student scholarships, will take place starting at 6:30 p.m., Nov. 4, in the Conference[Read More…]

WVU Marching Band to perform in 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Representing West Virginia University and the entire Mountain State, “The Pride of West Virginia,” the Mountaineer Marching Band, will participate in the 2024 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, marking the second appearance for the band in the historic parade. Macy’s Parade officials were in Morgantown Saturday (Sept. 16)[Read More…]

Betsy Miles named executive director of the West Virginia Press Association

WV Press Staff Report CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Betsy Miles will be the next executive director of the West Virginia Press Association, which was established shortly after the Civil War and serves as the newspaper industry representative for the state’s 69 newspapers. Miles has been assistant executive director and advertising director[Read More…]

WVU President Gee addresses ‘misrepresentations’ of WVU Transformation work during Faculty Senate meeting

WV Press Release Sharing MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia University released a statement from President Gordon Gee based on his prepared remarks to members of the Faculty Senate about misrepresentations related to ongoing Transformation efforts during a Monday (Sept. 11) meeting at the College of Law.  “Since my arrival at West Virginia University, I have spoken consistently about three critical missions[Read More…]

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