Parkersburg West Virginia

The Face of a Dying Art

There is an old adage that states “there are two things every man should have in this life: a good bartender and a good barber.” Now of course this shouldn't pe...

Carving out the Notes

A fiddle is another name for the bowed instrument that is more often called a violin. Even though many joke in saying a violin is just a fiddle that went to col...

The Shire

Tucked appropriately in the lower level of a small building in a quiet little out-of-the-way corner of a large shopping center in the city’s south side, you’ll ...

Fine Dining at The Coffee Bar

On a recent Saturday evening, I broke out of my usual weekend routine and headed to The Coffee Bar in Parkersburg. The words “coffee bar” and “evening” in the s...

What Mountain Stage Means to Me

For an aspiring musician, hearing professionals in a live setting and on the radio, is inspiring. For me, it was life changing. I was once in a band called 63...

Flying the Coop

While it's hard to tell whether the chicken or the egg came first, for Emmett and Mindi Moore, the coop definitely came before the chickens. The couple, who liv...

An Array of Opportunities

"Chip Pickering.” Say that name anywhere around the Mid-Ohio Valley and you either get a great big smile or a quizzical stare while whoever you’re talking to ta...
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