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Mr. Energy Independent: John Prusa and Bettye LaVette on Mountain Stage

West Virginia Morning
West Virginia Public Broadcasting
West Virginia Public Broadcasting

John Prusa hasn't been to a gas station in more than eight years but he's also been able to be energy independent. Betty LaVette performs "Everything is Broken" on this Mountain Stage song of the week.

A native of Washington, West Virginia, Dave Mistich joined West Virginia Public Broadcasting in October of 2012, as the Charleston Reporter. After bouncing around a variety of newsroom roles at WVPB, he now focuses on state-level politics and government, as well as breaking news. Dave plays on the world's best-worst softball team, Chico's Bail Bonds. He can be reached via email at dmistich@wvpublic.org and you can follow him on Twitter @davemistich.