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The Roadhouse

I have been on the road a lot this summer. It is one of the things I love about my new job. Although I officially started… 534 more words


Island in the Sky Trail (Babcock State Park, WV)

Dwarfed in size by nearby New River Gorge National River, Babcock State Park is often overlooked by visitors to southern West Virginia. Yet the park, most famous for its… 637 more words

West Virginia

Colorful Moths in West Virginia and Pennsylvania - National Moth Week 2018

Today is the first day of National Moth Week, so I thought that I would share some of my recent photos of moths that I have found fluttering around the lights at night. 70 more words


The Coalfields Region is one of the most historic in the state.  Ranging over the southeastern counties of West Virginia, it features tons of schools that used to be AAA that have now fallen down to the lowest classification.  197 more words

High School Football

Jack Dempsey and Bill "Bear Cat" Clemons (1926)

From the August 20, 1926 issue of the Logan Banner of Logan, WV, comes this bit of history about heavyweight champion boxer Jack Dempsey:

Bear Cat Clemons, once upon a time the idol of the fistic fans of the Guyan Valley, is now in Jack Dempsey’s training camp at Sarasota Lake, New York, where Dempsey is training for his fight with Gene Tunney in New York, September 16. 51 more words