About You Monograms Makes Gift-Giving Personal

  Where You’ll Find Gift Ideas With A WOW Factor! By LEIGH C. MERRIFIELD News & Journal Editor About You Monograms carries a complete line of baby items perfect for gift-giving. Notice the baby banners, a unique way to announce your baby’s arrival! About You Monograms celebrated its ‘grand opening’ on March 3rd in Bridgeport. Owned by Lisa Lang, she and her husband Andy purchased the property (the former location of Mustard Seed Primitives on W. Main Street) in February of last year, More...

Out Of The Past – March 23rd, 2017

The Clarksburg Generals, an early 1900’s Minor League Baseball Team, based in Clarksburg.  Submitted by Bobby Bice. More...

Out Of The Past – March 16th, 2017

  Frank Abruzzino’s General Store.  Recently demolished due to its internal collapse, the Abruzzino Family also lived More...

Out Of The Past – March 9th, 2017

Fairmont Coal Company’s Gypsy Coal Camp, taken before 1910. Photo courtesy of Bobby Bice.   More...

Out Of The Past – February 23rd, 2017

WBOY’s old Household Finance Corporation TV program with Bill Fowler. Photo courtesy of Bobby Bice. More...

Out Of The Past 2.16.17

    The Coon Family were the beneficiaries to the royalty checks from this oil well at Adamsville.  Taken about 1911. Photo More...

Out Of The Past 2.9.17

  “Boots” Cox, Kenny Swiger, & Patsy Martin.  Taken in front of the current police station on Bridge St.  Note More...

Out of the Past 2.2.17

The old Revercomb-Stoneking-Morgan House, located near Buffalo Lake in West Milford. Photo courtesy of Bobby Bice. More...

Out of the Past 1.26.17

A.O. Janes & Sons store, circa 1970.  This location is now part of the Oriole’s Club. Photo courtesy of Bobby Bice.  More...

WVU Med Students ‘Meet Their Match’

  Some members of the WVU School of Medicine’s class of 2017 convened for a group shot at Lakeview Resort & Conference Center during last Friday’s Match Day celebration. West More...

Winkie of Bridgeport Named 14th Fulbright Scholar at Wesleyan

  Boyd Creasman, Interim President of the College; Fulbright Scholar Mason Winkie; Dr. Jordan Kuck, assistant professor of history; and Katie Loudin ’07, former Fulbright More...

Camp Horseshoe Spring Quilt Retreat Set For May

  Spring is coming and it’s time to make plans to attend Camp Horseshoe’s Spring Quilt Retreat near St. George in Tucker County, WV May 16 – 20, 2017. It will be the More...

Turtle Man A Big Hit With Area Students

From the World of Parks and Recreation By Doug Comer “Turtle Man”  Larry Brown Many of you know that when the weather gets bad, that means games are normally cancelled for More...

Area Athletes Honored At Frank Loria Awards Dinner

  By Bill Nestor News and Journal Sports Editor South Harrison’s Cam Barnette received The Frank Loria Award. The 34th Annual Frank Loria Awards Dinner was held this past More...

Lincoln High School  Announces February Students Of The Month

Lincoln High School has announced that Kelsey Nicole Cummings and Brandon Weaver have been chosen as...

Fighting Irish Finally Find The Pot Of Gold!  

   The Bottom Line By Bill Nestor Sports Editor Since 2013, Notre Dame Head Coach Jarrod...

Lincoln Squads Invade Charleston!  

  The Bottom Line By Bill Nestor Sports Editor Shinnston has been buzzing for several weeks...

Kids Night A Success At Shinnston Ace Hardware

By LEIGH C. MERRIFIELD News & Journal Editor Pictured above are the children who participated in Shinnston More...

Preview Of Spring Events In Shinnston

Although the groundhog said we should expect more winter weather, Shinnston is nevertheless looking ahead to carrying on with its scheduled..

Library Lists Children’s Activities For March

By DEBORAH STARKEY Lowe Public Library Director We expect our judges to be honest and wise.  We trust them to ensure..

Washington, DC

  Building Amazing Cities Jim Hunt – Author, Speaker, Consultant  I was recently driving to Washington, More...

Amazing Immigrants

By JIM HUNT author, speaker, consultant With all the discussion around immigrants, I thought I would focus this column on a..

Amazing Hotels

By JIM HUNT author, speaker, consultant Over the past fifty years, I have stayed in a variety of hotels throughout the..

N&J Briefs – March 23rd, 2017

  “Briefs” is a calendar of events listing provided free of charge to churches and non-profit organizations.  Items will be published one..

‘Disconnection’ Termed A ‘Sickness’

Food for Thought – March 23rd, 2017 Leigh Currey Merrifield, Editor Okay, maybe you’re more in tune with what’s going on..

The Birds (And Cats) Are Back!

Pine Bluff News By Pat Matheny Don’t forget about the Spring Cream Chicken and Biscuit Dinner this April 7th and 8th..

Fighting Irish Finally Find The Pot Of Gold!  

   The Bottom Line By Bill Nestor Sports Editor Since 2013, Notre Dame Head Coach Jarrod West and his son have..

Dow Chemical Company Foundation Provides Grant to People’s Hospice

  The Dow Chemical Company Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to People’s Hospice, a department of United Hospital Center (UHC), in support..
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