Joe Stephens

Clue: Stay-At-Home Edition

Was it Professor Plum in the drawing-room with the revolver? Or maybe Miss Scarlett in the library with the wrench? I know—it was Mrs. Peacock in the hall with...

The Hound of The Baskervilles

Fans of the Actors Guild of Parkersburg who have been hungry to view a production from their beloved troupe can rejoice. While it may not be in the format they would prefer, theater lovers can enjoy an adaptation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s classic ...

The Victory Garden Makes a Comeback

I grew up in a gardening family. I didn’t fully understand it at the time, but this was a family tradition and also simply a way to put food on the table. Early spring was filled with anticipation as my dad worked on his tiller and bought seeds to p...

Local Teachers Get Creative

Local Teachers Find New Ways to Connect with and Educate Students One of the huge issues brought on by COVID-19 was the closing of school buildings all arou...
Joe Stephens

Joe Stephens


Joe Stephens is the author of The Shalan Adventures, starring Harry and Dee Shalan. While he's not writing stories of daring-do, he's an award-winning high school English teacher. He's also a big fan of anything nerd, especially superhero.