Square dance calling — the spoken instructions said over the music — makes participation easy. But there are other aspects — like the prevalence of gendered language such as “ladies and gents” — that can make square dancing an unwelcoming or confusing space. One group of friends in the Appalachian square dance scene are taking action to make the tradition more welcoming for all participants.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
“My work is when there are allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, and maybe even matters that rise to a level of criminal investigation," Honaker said.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
Multiple sex offenders taken into custody were found to be non-compliant with the sex offender registry.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In the governor’s Wednesday briefing, Chambers addressed questions about ongoing state police investigations, including the extent of hidden camera recordings in the police academy women’s locker room.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
On this West Virginia Morning, Bill Lynch has health experts explaining what you need to know if you’re out in the woods and you find a tick latched to your body. Also, there’s a scholarship program now underway in honor of fallen West Virginia State Police Sgt. Cory Maynard.Continue Reading Take Me to More News
In Mingo County Magistrate Court on Friday, 29-year-old Timothy Kennedy, of Matewan, waived his right to a preliminary hearing. The first-degree murder case now goes to a grand jury, which will decide if there’s enough evidence to indict Kennedy. A spe...Continue Reading Take Me to More News
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