On this West Virginia Morning, as an alternative to the indoor shopping extravaganza known as Black Friday, a movement called “hashtag opt outside” urges people to get closer to parks, trails, community areas and the joy of being outdoors on that particular day. Randy Yohe took full advantage of the Friday alternative, going on a Blackwater Falls State Park birding hike.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Gold Star Families
On this West Virginia Week, we have a decidedly literary slant as we hear from Shepherd University's 2023 Appalachian Writer-in-Residence, and we also learn about Banned Book Week.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Woody Williams, the late World War II Congressional Medal Of Honor recipient, created the Woody Williams Foundation to honor the families of those who died serving their country. His final wish was that the foundation erect a memorial for Gold Star Families in Huntington. On Monday, what would have been his 100th birthday, he got his wish.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Woody Williams, who died on June 29 in Huntington, wanted to build a place in honor of veterans and their families. A place where they can gather and celebrate, protected from the elements.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Williams, the last living Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, died on Wednesday.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
The late Woody Williams leaves more than a legacy. Like planning for his own memorial service and funeral, the World War Two Medal of Honor recipient left “marching orders” for his foundation on continuing to serve Gold Star families.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Us & Them host Trey Kay honors Veterans Day with a remarkable conversation with Hershel Woodrow “Woody” Williams, the last surviving World War ll U.S. Marine recipient of the Medal of Honor.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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