Recently we shared our 2016 Top Ten “IDEAS” stories. Today we continue the year in review with a shout out to our readers, followers, advocates, investors, advertisers and all-around-Weelunkers. Here are the Top Ten stories of the year from YOU, our community contributors.
Editor’s Note: This Top Ten list was compiled using Google analytics and social media engagement data.
This house is still on the market, but it was the in-depth history of this story that helped it go viral.
Here the author remembers Wheeling bars of the 1990s that are long gone.
Today we call it the “Mt. Wood Overlook”, but what the heck was it?
Our favorite and most prolific “Weelunker” Gerry Griffith gives us a window into the Wheeling of long ago.
We found Wheeling native Mike Quinn on his blog site in North Dakota: Kadizzled. After several wonderful stories later, we are sure glad we met.
Laura Jackson Roberts
Originally appearing on the launch day of Weelunk state-wide partner Vandaleer.com, this Wheeling resident shares her view on what it means to be a West Virginian.
This prolific Weelunker weaves family, history and humor, and links Wheeling’s past to the present in a beautiful symphony of words.
This poem takes you out the crick and out of the fields, between the coal seams.
Another great poem from recently retired West Liberty University professor Dave Thomas.
“The purpose of this document is to try to sort out the best version of the truth about Elizabeth Zane.”
Cover photo by Wallis.