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. Table Rock Farm August 2016 Missy Ashmore This house is still on the market, but it was the in-depth history of this story that helped it go viral. Top Ten Ghost Bars of Wheeling January 2016 LeeRoy Here the author remembers Wheeling bars of the 1990s that are long gone. History and Mystery of Wheeling Castle Revealed February 2016 Joe Roxby Today we call it the “Mt. Wood Overlook”, but what the heck was it? The Mabel Files All Year Gerry Griffith Our favorite and most prolific “Weelunker” Gerry Griffith gives us a window into the Wheeling of long ago. My Apartment August 2016 Mike Quinn 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. Of This Place September 2016 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. The Power of Intense Fragility November 2016 Bill Hogan This prolific Weelunker weaves family, history and humor, and links Wheeling’s past to the present in a beautiful symphony of words. A Poem: County Road 4 August 2016 Chad Burrall This poem takes you out the crick and out of the fields, between the coal seams. Newspaper Hawker September 2016 Dave Thomas Another great poem from recently retired West Liberty University professor Dave Thomas. The Mostly True Story of “Betsy” Zane February 2016 Earl Nicodemus “The purpose of this document is to try to sort out the best version of the truth about Elizabeth Zane.” Cover photo by Wallis. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window) Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYou must be logged in to post a comment.