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 Department of Arts, Culture and History (WVDACH) has made the decision to postpone the 2021 Vandalia Gathering in its traditional format. The annual Memorial Day event is the state’s celebration of the traditional arts, music, dance, stories, crafts and food of…

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 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.


(BPT) — It comes as second nature for most parents to take their children to a pediatrician at least once a year. The differences between children and adults are so stark that it makes sense to choose a doctor specially trained to treat younger patients.

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.


Family, love and loss are the makings of a powerful play that depict life on the Homefront during World War II. War Letters is a short, one-act play directed by Concord University senior theater major Karissa Bowden for her Capstone Project. This poignant play will bring a tear to the eye an…

ATHENS – This spring, Concord University will present The Little Women Project, a series of performances and presentations celebrating the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott. All presentations are free and will be hosted on the virtual meeting platform, Zoom, and will begin at 7 p.m. unless …

CHARLESTON – The West Virginia Department of Education is accepting applications for the West Virginia Governor’s School of Entrepreneurship (GSE) for students in grades 9-11 and the Governor’s STEM Institute (GSI) for students in grades 7 and 8. Both programs will be held virtually this summer.

HUNTINGTON – Marshall University will host the virtual presentation, “Women in Digital Humanities: How a Woman-Led Firm is Designing for Social Change,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 30.
Marshall alum Jessica Vodden, founder and creative director of Vodden Labs and Studio in West Virginia, will h…

CHARLESTON – The deadline to turn in submissions for the 2021 Youth Congressional Art competition has been extended to Friday, March 19. The competition is open to high school students only. Exceptions will be made for schools that have seventh through 12th grades on one campus. Artwork subm…

Editor's note: All non-profit organizations are welcome to submit news of events, services, fundraisers, etc. for publication in the Herald's community calendar. Please email to ckeenan@register-herald.com.)

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.


Graduation at BridgeValley Community and Technical College may look a little different this year due to the constraints of the ongoing pandemic, but that doesn't mean students won't be celebrating in a big way.

BECKLEY — Students in New River Community and Technical College’s Browning Social Services Club are working through the Covid-19 pandemic and preparing for their annual fundraiser for The Un-Prescription, Volleyball 4 Autism. Teams are forming and sponsors are needed for the event on Saturda…

HUNTINGTON — More than 1,100 students listed on the school’s website were among those awarded degrees from Marshall University from July to December 2020.

CHARLESTON — West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey announced Monday rollout of the office’s fifth Kids Kick Opioids contest, a public service announcement partnership with elementary and middle schools that encourages students to raise awareness of prescription painkiller abuse.

Dear EarthTalk: Is there scientific basis to the assertion that global warming is affecting our ability to make decisions and lowering our collective intelligence? — P.D., Sacramento, California

CHARLESTON – The deadline to turn in submissions for the 2021 Youth Congressional Art competition has been extended to Friday, March 5. The competition is open to high school students only. Exceptions will be made for schools that have 7th through 12th grades on one campus. Artwork submissio…

The mouth is a window into the health of the body. It can show signs of nutritional deficiencies or general infection. For example, systemic diseases — those that affect the entire body, such as diabetes, AIDS and Sjögren’s syndrome — may first become apparent because of mouth lesions or oth…

GLEN JEAN — February is Black History Month and New River Gorge National Park and Preserve is highlighting the park’s African American Heritage Tour (AAHT), available for free in CD format at the Canyon Rim Visitor Center. The tour can also be found on the park website at African American He…

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.


The West Virginia Division of Natural Resources is requesting original color wildlife paintings for the 2022 edition of the award-winning West Virginia Wildlife Calendar. The deadline to submit artwork is Feb. 19.

On Jan. 21, the Appalachian Regional Commission began accepting applications for two summer opportunities for 2021: the Appalachian Entrepreneurship Academy (AEA) and the ARC/Oak Ridge Summer STEM Program in Oak Ridge, Tenn.. Both programs are free, intensive learning experiences specificall…

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.

Thanks to the generosity of many citizens around the county, the Fayette County Sheriff’s Department delivered gifts recently as part of its annual The Giving Tree project.

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 recently launched an online tool that allows prospective students the ability to book virtual appointments directly with a financial aid advisor to discuss and ask questions about financial aid, grants and scholarships. The page is organized by topic, and students using the …

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.