Dear Abby: My mom and I have always been close, but since I got married, I have been having a hard time setting boundaries. My parents divorced when I was 12, and Mom went through a string of boyfriends — including an abusive one. She hasn’t dated anyone seriously in the last five years. My …
ABC’s "Good Morning America" was in West Virginia as part of their "Rise and Shine" series, where they are sending correspondents to all 50 states. The segment aired Friday morning.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia residents are invited to submit hand-crafted ornaments to be displayed on a Christmas tree at the West Virginia Culture Center, first lady Cathy Justice said.
The 20th-anniversary edition of the West Virginia Book Festival will have a true 21st century ambience, presented entirely virtually today and tomorrow.
Dear Abby: My wife and I have been together 39 years, and we generally get along very well. We’ve always had dogs and cats, and we currently have two of each. While my wife loves all animals, I’m a dog person. I don’t dislike cats, but I don’t really care for them. The cats and I tend to ign…
Getting back on tour after some time off, it’s to be expected that it might take a minute to knock off the rust and work out some of the kinks.
Dear Abby: Over the weekend, while I was cleaning and reorganizing our bedroom, I found the engagement ring my boyfriend plans on proposing to me with. I didn’t know he was planning to ask the big question, and I’m thrilled that he is going to. I haven’t even hinted that I know anything is g…
Cucumbers, peppers, garlic, corn, beets, onions, asparagus, beans — the list goes on. Pickling is a traditional Appalachian method of food preservation and one of The Wild Ramp’s top-selling food categories. We stock a variety of these items from several different local producers.
Dear Abby: My niece “Jane” is married to “John,” who doesn’t want children. Before she met John, Jane always loved children. She says he was traumatized by the toxic relationship between his parents and their subsequent divorce. John’s father told him often that he and his siblings caused th…
It could be a must-have for monster fans or fans of West Virginia’s ever-growing stable of cryptids and fantastic creatures. Lonely Hero Games, based in Raleigh County, has announced a Kickstarter campaign to fund its second game, “Hungry for Humans.”
Dear Abby: Thirty-five years ago I was raped by a stranger. He told me he would kill me if I ever told anyone. I never told my husband (now ex-), mostly because I was afraid if I did he would never touch me again. So I lived with the secret. It eventually tore our marriage apart and we divorced.
At present my husband and I are surrounded by friends and neighbors, but should we outlive too many, we could seek out Sam, Zora, Buddy, Robear or others like them who can converse, play games, sing or even help out with cooking and cleaning.
Dear Abby: I am a 30-year-old woman who very much wants to find someone to share my life and start a family with. The problem is I hate dating, at least the early stages. To me, first dates aren’t exciting; they’re just plain awkward and nerve-racking.
If you closed your eyes and tried to imagine the kind of home a psychic would live in, you might come up with something very much like the bright blue, one story place in Dunbar where Ann Reynolds dwells — along with various four-legged creatures.
The day after the great Facebook outage two weeks ago, Black Violin’s Kev Marcus was laughing and wondering what all the fuss was about.
What’s the first thing you do when you’re struggling as a parent? Or buying a house for the first time? Or needing to hire a plumber?