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  • Porter crossed sabres-ts.jpg Doing it right

    When Porter Stiles talks about Civil War re-enacting, he doesn’t talk about how “they” did it.
    “This is how I do it,” he’ll say.
    That’s how seriously and personally he takes his love for bringing the War Between the States to life.

    February 29, 2012 4 Photos

  • Earnest Storms Birds of a feather

    When you enter Earnest and Carrie Lee Storms’ Colfax home, you stop in wonderment at the hulking form you see in their living room.
    Is that Annie, the famous red-tailed hawk from the West Virginia Raptor Center?

    February 22, 2012 1 Photo

  • Regina Myers Fun things to do

    “It’s just a fun thing to do.”
    If you ask Regina Myers what she’s talking about, be prepared for a long list of “fun things to do.”

    February 15, 2012 1 Photo

  • Norma Moore Wilcox What’s in a name?

    What’s in a name?
    Just ask Norma Moore Wilcox.
    She can tell you just about anything you want to know.

    February 1, 2012 1 Photo

  • first car model car-ts.jpg Little cars, big treasures

    Elvis’ pink Cadillac.
    The Pink Lady from “Grease.”
    Ike’s white personal limo.

    January 25, 2012 1 Photo

  • Michael with buckles-ts.jpg Belting it out

    There’s something you need to know about Gary Michael.
    “I collect ... things,” he said with a laugh.
    The garage off his White Day Road home is filled with antiques ranging from fishing equipment to holsters, key chains, pen knives and more.

    January 18, 2012 4 Photos

  • Debbie Yost Thoroughly modern primitive

    Most people like things shiny and new.
    Not Debbie Yost.
    “I just like the older stuff,” she said. “The older, the better.”

    January 11, 2012 1 Photo

  • Elsie Fancher A real dollhouse

    Elsie Fancher lives in a real live dollhouse.
    She’s been collecting dolls since 1978 and easily has more than 500.
    “I’ve got big dolls and little dolls and everything in between,” she said.
    Some are as tiny as one inch. Others are life size.

    January 4, 2012 1 Photo

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