The Times West Virginian


  • Jam 2012 Cooper's Rock.jpg Dulcimer Gathering in Clarksburg Saturday

    There are hundreds, if not thousands, of different kinds of instruments in the world, but on average we see comparatively few when we listen to bands or go to concerts.

    March 21, 2013 1 Photo

  • Scout-A-Rama chance to raise awareness

    You might not know it, but there are more than a dozen Scout troops operating in Marion County.
    Raising awareness and providing a fun educational opportunity for these kids is what motivated officials within the Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America here in Marion County to start the Scout-A-Rama, an annual event hosted at the Middletown Mall coming up again this Saturday.

    March 14, 2013

  • 030713 Hubcaps.jpg Concert funds health-care scholarships

    North Central West Virginia has a strong, thriving medical infrastructure, with numerous hospitals and medical facilities in need of qualified health-care professionals to staff them.

    March 7, 2013 1 Photo

  • ‘Defying Gravity’ set at FSU

    The explosion of the Space Shuttle Challenger shortly after launch in the Florida skies was an event that shook the nation to its core.
    The 1986 disaster left a spectre over manned space flight in the nation for years and, for the families of those involved, a host of unresolved issues.

    February 28, 2013

  • Fort to host muzzleloading show

    Scientists haven’t invented time travel yet, but history enthusiasts can reliably expect to be transported back in time by the craft of a good historical reenactor.
    These men and women put accuracy above all, and their devotion to recreating the clothes, accessories and atmosphere of another time creates a window into the past.

    February 21, 2013

  • ‘Bye Bye Birdie’ at Met this weekend

    After seeing her brothers perform with the Morgantown Theatre Company, Rachel Moore decided to give it a shot as well.
    More than 13 years later, she is still with the company, a group of people she calls her family, preparing for her next show this coming weekend.

    January 24, 2013

  • pilobolus.jpg Dance masters Pilobolus coming to WVU

    They have appeared on “Late Night with Conan O’ Brien.” They have been featured on CBS’s “60 Minutes” and on “Sesame Street.”

    January 3, 2013 1 Photo

  • Anna Jarvis Museum hosts Christmas tours

    While you are sitting around this holiday season, make it a priority to spend time with your mom.
    This is what Anna Jarvis, who is the founder of Mother’s Day, would have wanted.

    December 20, 2012

  • ‘Great Russian Nutcracker’ coming to WVU

    Two dancers dance on stage in perfect rhythm, both holding a 10-foot wing.
    Moving together, they eventually create one bird with a 20-foot wing span.
    In the 20 years the Moscow Ballet has performed the “Great Russian Nutcracker,” this is a new twist to the show that mesmerizes the audience, said Sally Michael Keyes, national director of public relations.

    November 22, 2012

  • Holiday Historic House Tour set Nov. 24

    For 18 years, the Holiday Historic House Tour has been a highly anticipated event for the Marion County Historical Society.
    The houses, which date back to the 1800s, have tremendous historical significance, according to historical society officials.

    November 15, 2012

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