Join us starting Friday, July 1 for an encore episode of Mountain Stage hosted by Kathy Mattea with performances by Rodney Crowell, Colin Hay, Amy Speace, Jordan Tice, and Nobody's Girl.
On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginia lost a favorite son and a national hero Wednesday. He survived World War II and was part of the “greatest generation.” Woody Williams was 98. We remember Williams and hear about some of his war experiences in his own words.
Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito say, as the last of nearly 500 Medal of Honor recipients from the Second World War, Williams should be honored in the nation’s capital.
The ACLU filed a lawsuit in Kanawha County Circuit Court Wednesday challenging the state’s 1882 ban on abortion.
A Jefferson County commissioner is under scrutiny after a photo of her with alleged members of a hate group circulated on Facebook.
This week’s episode features performances from Steve Earle & the Dukes, Malcolm Holcombe, John R. Miller, Rachel Baiman, and Mary Hott featuring The Carpenter Ants. Listen this week on your NPR affiliate.
This week on Inside Appalachia, we’ll hear about a farm in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania that can grow a lot of agriculture on one acre of a former industrial site. We’ll also hear about a podcast that remembers the back to the land movement in West Virginia during the 1970s and 1980s — as well as a mysterious disappearance.
A military and first responder procession took Williams' body from the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in Wayne County to Beard Mortuary in Huntington. Barry Ransbottom with Beard Mortuary released the Williams family’s plans for the memorial and funeral services.
Last year, Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin ordered all military service members to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
West Virginia native, U.S. and state hero Hershel “Woody” Williams passed away June 29 at 98.
West Virginians are expressing their grief this morning after learning of the death of Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last surviving World War II Medal of Honor recipient in the nation and native of Quiet Dell, West Virginia.
Next year, West Virginia will have the last two greyhound racing tracks in the United States. The state government is bound by law to support the greyhound racing operations at two casinos – in Wheeling and Cross Lanes.
California based non-profit Dig Deep says there are 2.2 million people in the US who live without running water or a flush toilet in a report called “Closing the Water Access Gap in the United States.”
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