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CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) – West Virginia has been awarded a $400,000 federal grant to provide agriculture training for military veterans. The state Department of Agriculture says in a news release the grant from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs aims to improve veterans’ health. The statement says the Hershel “Woody” Williams VA Medical Center in… Read More
All Proceeds will go to Local Veterans Charites! Free Admission! Food Trucks, Homemade ice cream, DJ, and much more! Cars & Motorcycles judged separately. Over 20 trophies! Hundreds of dollars in prizes! $10 Entry fee per car/motorcycle.
Join us for a living history presentation as Kenneth Hammontree portrays Sgt. Alvin York, the most-decorated American World War I soldier. You’ve seen him as Simon Kenton, Simon Girty, General George Patton, and even Pretty Boy Floyd, just to name a few. Now see him as Sgt. Alvin York, the most decorated American soldier of World… Read More
Ken Williamson first went to Vietnam in 1969, serving with the Army Engineers. He photographed the land, people, and events then and continued photographing its citizens and sites when he returned years after the war. He has compiled his observations into a book which intertwines his personal life and reactions with the historical events of… Read More
Napoleon famously said that an army marches on its stomach; troops must be fed in order to fight. But what happens when that army faces hunger after marching back home? Federal statistics show tens of thousands of U.S. military veterans struggle with homelessness, hunger and food insecurity. As the holiday season approaches, a pilot program… Read More
This is the October 10, 2017 broadcast of The OUtlet from WOUB News. On this week’s show, a reporter will take you to the Athens Area Stand Down event. A healthcare resource in the community is no more due to budget cuts. And an international student will share her perspective on clubs in college.