January 29, 2014 RSS feed / Columns

Under the dome

Legislation targets chemicals and their effect on state residents

Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, on January 21, announced his proposed legislation to give state government more clout in inspecting facilities like the one responsible for the recent chemical leak that left some 300,000 people in Kanawha County and the su More...

IN THE WILD

Cold Weather Bird Feeding   More...

Round The Town

—KID JOKED: What happened when the icicle hit the snowman on the head? More...

Wish I’d said that

It takes two to speak the truth – one to speak and another to hear.  Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862). American writer, philosopher. If you run across a “Wish I’d Said That,” send it in.   More...

This Week in West Virginia History

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January 29, 1903 - The great rhododendron was designated the official state flower of West Virginia, after being recommended by the governor and voted on by students in the public schools.  More...

Reading the Messenger

On a roadtrip to Nashville

MA gaggle of local travelers stopped in Virginia during a recent bus trip following a “Celebration of a Country Christmas” in Nashville where the group visited the Opryland Hotel. More...