Pricketts Fort to host storytelling festival
Learning World War II from a textbook is one thing, but local storyteller and emcee Rich Knoblich really learned it from a more personal perspective: his father-in-law.
Woman’s Club to host tea, portrayal
Out on the terrace at the Woman’s Club Mansion, president Nancy Bickerstaff enjoys listening to the hustle and bustle of Fairmont while munching on a pastry or sipping a cup of tea.
Italian Heritage Festival a tradition
Every year, Rose Mary Bonasso finds herself in the middle of a crowd of people on the streets of downtown Clarksburg as choirs from area churches sing during a special Mass service.
Coal Bowl to be an after-party
In just one weekend, everyone says goodbye to sweet summertime and welcomes the kickoff to football season.
More than 200 people gathered in one hangout spot in Fairmont last year to tailgate a day early for the West Virginia University Mountaineers’ game vs. Marshall University.
‘He has been a true fighter’
Bubbly and cheerful, 6-year-old Craig Gilpatrick comes across as a normal young boy.
Superheroes and cars are his favorites, and he enjoys attending church services with his family.
Elvis impersonator performs Saturday
Nearly 35 years ago, the man from the “Heartbreak Hotel” left the building.
August marks the 35th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, and Hilda and Don Obusek want to honor his legacy and memory by putting on a special show.
Haggard to be highlight of Sagebrush
Like father, like son.
But not in Scott Haggard’s case. Although his father, Merle, was an iconic country music legend, and he seems to be following in his footsteps, Scott wants to be unique. Having just released his debut album in May, he is not looking to mimic his father in any way.
Free concerts set at Pricketts Fort
What better way to celebrate summer than with a free concert?
For the past several years, Pricketts Fort has planned up to five free concerts each summer that are enjoyed by the local community.
Johnnie Johnson Festival this weekend
Many likely remember Johnnie Johnson as an accomplished musician, but for Bill Stalnaker, he was much more than that.
“We were actually in an interview one time and they asked him about our friendship and he said, ‘Oh, this goes beyond friendship,’” Stalnaker, also a musician, said.
Marlee Scott brings high energy to Fairmont
From Canada to the United States, singer Marlee Scott has found her new home.
She took the stage at Palatine Park on Wednesday for the Fairmont Fourth of July celebration. There, next to the riverfront, Scott belted out edgy tunes that were inspired by her audience.
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