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Honoring Lesser-Known Mountain State Writers On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, voting is underway for the West Virginia Literary Hall of Recognition, which seeks to honor lesser-known writers in the Mountain State. Bill Lynch spoke with grant writer Kandi Workman and Marshall University English professor Cat Pleska, who are overseeing the project.

Also, in this show, Eastern Cemetery is one of Louisville’s oldest burial grounds. It housed the first crematorium in the state. Now, the property along Baxter Avenue lies largely forgotten, just like more than 100,000 people buried there. WFPL’s Breya Jones reports community members are working to ensure the past can’t be reburied.

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