On this West Virginia Morning, an opening partly in French isn’t what you might expect in a film set in West Virginia, but the new documentary O Pioneer is unusual. Inside Appalachia Producer Bill Lynch spoke with Jonathan Lacoque and Clara Lehman, the makers behind their film, to learn what O Pioneer means.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Flooding throughout the day Monday caused significant damage to roads, houses and bridges in central and southern West Virginia. There have been no deaths reported so far due to flooding. Officials are still working to assess damage. Many houses were flooded, and some were washed away.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The foundation will handle 72.5 percent of the state’s settlement funds, while 24.5 percent will go to local governments. The remaining three percent will be held by the state in escrow to cover any outstanding attorney’s fees.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
West Virginia folklore includes many alien and monster-like characters, such as Mothman, Big Foot and the Yeti. One such monster has made a big resurgence…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
According to tradition, Rebel spy Nancy Hart led a Confederate raid on the Union position at Summersville in Nicholas County on July 25, 1862. Hart was…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On October 13, 1863, a Civil War battle was fought at Bulltown in Braxton County. The Confederate forces were led by William Lowther Jackson—a cousin of…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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