CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


BridgeValley CTC announced last week that the institution’s Spring 2020 commencement ceremony has been canceled in an effort to protect the health and safety of students, staff, faculty and the public.

CHARLESTON – The deadline for applications for historic preservation development grants through the State Historic Preservation Office of the Department of Arts, Culture and History has now been extended. Deadline for receipt of applications is now postmarked April 6. Eligible projects inclu…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that Sweden incinerates most of its trash. Why don’t we do more of this in the U.S., given that we’re running out of landfill space? — Oscar Gentry, New Bern, North Carolina

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON —The West Virginia Humanities Council, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, serves West Virginia through grants and direct programs in the humanities. The Humanities Council budgets over $800,000 for grants and programs each year. A variety of grants a…

BEAVER — Learn the history and science of smoking food in a community education class at New River Community and Technical College’s Raleigh County Campus in Beaver from 6 to 8 p.m. on March 31 and April 2.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

Jacqueline Hersch, principal of Pratt Elementary School, has released the names of those honored as the school’s Students of the Month for February and March. The students are listed below.

Volunteer West Virginia announced is now accepting nominations for the 2020 Governor’s Service Awards. The Governor’s Service Awards, the state’s most prestigious volunteer award program, honors individuals and organizations who roll up their sleeves to solve community problems in an innovat…

GLENVILLE – The Glenville State College Department of Land Resources, the GSC Foundation, and the United States Forest Service (USFS) have partnered to offer internship opportunities for students within the Natural Resource Management program. An agreement was signed between the institutions…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


OAK HILL — The Fayette County Public Library system has released its March calendar of events for the system’s six branch libraries, the administrative office and the county bookmobile.

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.

FAYETTEVILLE — Fayette County Schools’ district-wide kindergarten registration for the 2020-2021 school term is scheduled for Friday, March 27 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at each of the county’s elementary schools.

CHARLESTON – Applications are now available for the 2020 West Virginia Make It Shine Spring Statewide Cleanup. This annual event is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP).

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – Applications are now available for the 2020 West Virginia Make It Shine Spring Statewide Cleanup. This annual event is sponsored by the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s (WVDEP) Rehabilitation Environmental Action Plan (REAP).

GLEN JEAN — Nature can be a great inspiration. Local students can celebrate their creativity and interest in nature through the Youth Arts in the Parks 2020 Appalachian Spring Wildflower Art Contest. Now is the time for students to get their entries in, for the online contest entry window is…

Dear EarthTalk: Every day when I pick up my kids at school, all the parents wait in their cars with the engines running. Is all this idling a significant contributor to the atmosphere’s carbon burden or am I being a worry wart over nothing? — Mary B., Burlington, Vermont

SOUTH CHARLESTON — Experience the culture and rugged beauty of Greece this summer. BridgeValley students are invited to sign up for a faculty-led, study abroad tour between June 26 and July 10 that includes courses in sociology and digital photography.

Payton Sarrett, a student at George Washington High School, recently was honored as the school’s Student Athlete of the Week by Caldwell Insurance Agency. The Patriots had won the Game Day State Competition in Parkersburg.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey alerted consumers to a text messaging scam circulating throughout the state.

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program has been named among top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization, known for its strong commitment to evidence-based…

CHARLESTON – The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at www.wvencyclopedia.org.


CHARLESTON – The State Arts Office of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History is announcing changes to the Mini Grant and EZ Arts Access Grant programs. Effective July 1, the current Mini Grant program will be renamed the Mini Grant – Arts Education program, while the EZ Ar…