HomeLifestyles2017 Top Ten: Stories By You LeeRoy December 31, 2017 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. My Town: Charley Trades in his Dice for the Stock Market August 2017 Bill Hogan The town was a “happening place” with well over a hundred clubs in the downtown area, many of them with live music and “chuck a luck” or other games of chance… Euchre: Poker’s Poor Cousin June 2017 Brian Thomas “Euchre can be played anywhere with anyone. It’s a very simple game, and around here it is considered uncommon for someone to ask to be taught its rules.” An Ode to Wheeling Summers July 2017 Christina Greer “Yet here I am sitting on my deck on a cool June morning surrounded by spring-green rolling hills, and I have never been happier.” To a Kid from Tajikistan, ” West Virginia is Real America” May 2017 Daniel Morgan He comes to (WLU) from Tajikistan, a mountainous Central Asian country wedged between Afghanistan, China, Kyrgyzstan, and Uzbekistan with a population of about 9 million. Valley Views and Varmints Series 2017 Laura Jackson Roberts All year long Laura took us outside to wonderful places we’ve never been. Hamburger Man August 2017 Mike Quinn Hilarious reflections of a Wheeling teenager working at Burger Chef on National Road. The Griffith Files Series 2017 Gerry Griffith This year Gerry, from the acclaimed “Mabel Files”, introduced the “Griffith Files” and his storytelling continues to be on of our most celebrated. Thank you Gerry! 1989 MixTape: Styling with Rax February 2017 LeeRoy A trip down memory lane with curly fries and a side of roast beef. Catfish Fishing the Ohio River January 2017 Earl Nicodemus Fishing the Ohio River is one of the great traditions here in the West Virginia panhandle. A Wheeling Company Changes the World July 2017 Sarah Koegler A Wheeling native and entrepreneur defies gravity and sends West Virginia coal to space. 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.