Liv Hefner

The Art of Getting Low

“In the older time, it all took place at home. Drapes were brought in to reduce the light into the family’s parlor. Netting and lighting helped to hide any bo...

A Return to Natural Living

How one local couple seeks to promote a healthier community through wholesome products and clean living Nestled on the outskirts of Belpre, Ohio sits a small l...

The Lock Tree

They shared their first kiss at the end of the driveway for the home they would eventually own. She was a self-proclaimed “country bumpkin” and him, “a city boy.” They started dating at 12 and 13 during the 1940s. Their Mid-Ohio Valley love story gre...

Rewind

Platform shoes, plaid and long hair dominated the trends while smooth ballads floated on summer breezes. Then, loud colors and loud music took over while big ha...

Bubble and Geek

Every so often, the paths of passion and hobby cross to make a really cool career. For Cathy Cogar, of Bridgeport, W.Va., those happened to be candle making and...

The Master of Replicas

Looking at his house from the outside, it’s nondescript. Shrubs line the entrance to the house and a gate puts a small barrier between the sidewalk and the front yard. The house is older and the entryway leads into a spacious living room typical of h...

Undercurrent

The concept of “making it big” always requires the artist to leave their home town. No act “makes it big” in West Virginia or Ohio. Perhaps, though, the idea of...

MOV Restaurant Week

“What do you want to eat?” “I don’t know. What do you want?” “Let’s just order in.” The above conversation takes place in countless homes across the Mid-Ohio...

Addiction Fallout

Today, I’m not going to talk about the actual drug problem in West Virginia, or our wonderful town. We know it exists, we know it’s bad and we know we need a solution for this epidemic. It’s ripping the state apart, but we know that. What I’m going t...

Fifty Years Later

This week, we celebrated a man whose life changed the very landscape of the nation we call home. As everyone knows, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was a clergyman,...
Liv Hefner

Liv Hefner

Editor-in-Chief

Liv is a W.Va. based wedding photographer consumed by wanderlust. She seeks beauty in everyday things. Liv is a teacher, wife, daughter, indulger of all things Disney and unabashedly obsessed with her fur-babies: Henry and Pepper.

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