Hershel “Woody” Williams

Senate Education Chair Weighs In On Bills To Address Educational Problems In W.Va.

On this episode of The Legislature Today, from staffing to security, West Virginia's schools are facing a variety of issues. Bills introduced this year have ranged from associate degrees for vocational students to reducing barriers to teacher certification. Chris Schulz spoke with Senate Education Chair Sen. Amy Grady, R-Mason, about legislative action to address the state's educational problems.

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Gold Star Families Monument Unveiled In Huntington On Woody Williams’ 100th Birthday

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.

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House Bill Would Create Military Funeral Honor Guard Named For Woody Williams

House Bill 3254 would create a special detail of the West Virginia National Guard to be present and perform ceremonies at the funerals of eligible veterans.

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