Shelters in West Virginia are increasingly faced with the challenge of fewer dog adoptions. The higher cost of pet food and vet care at a time inflation is hitting the country are thought to be contributing factors.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Paint Creek-Cabin Creek strike
On June 10, 1913, a U.S. Senate subcommittee opened hearings on the bloody Paint Creek-Cabin Creek strike in Kanawha County. This marked the first time a…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On May 1, 1930, labor leader “Mother” Jones celebrated her 100th birthday at a party in Maryland. The firebrand did what she did best: ruffle feathers. On…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On February 13, 1913, labor leader Mary Harris “Mother” Jones was arrested in Charleston for agitating striking miners during the deadly Paint Creek-Cabin…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On January 23, 1890, the United Mine Workers of America was formed in Columbus, Ohio. Three months later, UMWA District 17, encompassing most of West…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On February 7, 1913, striking miners from the Holly Grove tent encampment in Kanawha County fired on a coal company-owned ambulance and attacked a store…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Governor Henry Hatfield was born near Matewan on September 15, 1875. While his Hatfield relatives were fighting their famous feud against the McCoys,…Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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