WLU’s Rare Book Returns Home 

We stood around the podium topped with a glass case like mythical giants peering down at tiny humans, and for me, the moment felt just as magical. It was 1994, and I was in the Nelle M. Krise Rare Book’s Room a...
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EVENTS Begin to Ring in the Holidays

TREES, WREATHS & GARLANDS! Stifel Fine Arts Center is decorated in red and green glory, filled with a variety of trees, wreaths and garlands for the Festival of Trees. Cast a bid for the fully decorated tr...

Topper Station — an Evolution in Broadcasting

West Liberty University is going live with a new digital platform just in time for its first home football game on Thursday, Sept. 12, as it unveils Topper Station. Kick-off is at 7:10 p.m., and programming beg...

EVENTS Rev Up on the River and at the Park

PADDLES UP! The Ohio River at Heritage Port will be on fire with Dragon Boat races beginning with an 8 a.m. opening ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24. The first race begins at 8:30 a.m. with subsequent rounds th...

EVENTS Rev Up on the River and at the Park

PADDLES UP! The Ohio River at Heritage Port will be on fire with Dragon Boat races beginning with an 8 a.m. opening ceremony on Saturday, Aug. 24. The first race begins at 8:30 a.m. with subsequent rounds th...

WEEasked some simple questions — and your neighbors, friends, co-workers, acquaintances, even some strangers, answered. Get to know them a little bit better with our fun series, “WEEasked.” Look for it a couple...

WVNCC, WLU Sign Reverse Transfer Agreement

West Virginia Northern Community College and West Liberty University signed a reverse transfer agreement today, making degree completion easier for students who start at WVNCC and transfer to WLU. A reverse tra...

COLORFUL EVENTS ON TAP

PRIDE FEST The 2019 Ohio Valley Pride Festival and Pride March are set for noon to 11 p.m., May 11, at Heritage Port. Presented by Ohio Valley Pride, there will be a beer garden, drag shows, live music, foo...

Area EVENTS Will Keep You Hoppin’

TREASURE HUNT The Easter Bunny will be hopping over to the Oglebay Good Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, April 19, and Saturday, April 20, for the annual Good Zoo Treasure Hunt! Each participating child wi...

EVENTS Feature Oldies But Goodies

OLDIES BUT GOODIES Wilson Lodge in Oglebay will be transformed into an antiques marketplace Friday, April 5, through Sunday, April 7, as Oglebay Institute presents its 65th annual Antiques Show and Sale. Mor...

EVENTS in the Ohio Valley? You Can Bet On It

OFF TO THE RACES The United Way of the Upper Ohio Valley’ presents its annual Night at the Races fundraiser from 5-10 p.m. Friday, March 29, at the Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack. Guests are invited ...

EVENTS Celebrate Country, Women, Heroes

The Oak Ridge Boys will bring their four-part harmonies and upbeat, award-winning songs to The Capitol Theatre, at 7 p.m. Friday, March 22. Their string of hits includes Elvira, Bobbie Sue, Dream On, Thank God ...

EVENTS to Keep You Busy Day and ‘Knight’

A LITTLE 'KNIGHT' MUSIC The British music invasion hits the Capitol Theatre tonight with the “Music of the Knights: The Music of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, Sir Elton John and Sir Paul McCartney” at 7:30 p.m. F...

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

Valentine’s Day EVENTS You’ll Adore

♥ KISSES AND CHAMPAGNE Oglebay Institute will present a Valentine’s Champagne Tour of the Mansion Museum in Oglebay from 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb.14. During the champagne tour, guests will learn about the...

New Online MBA Is Just What the Doctor Ordered

West Liberty University has a new online master’s degree that is just what the doctored ordered for health care professionals. The recently announced MBA tract focuses on health care management and is design...

Oglebay Institute Honors Student Artists

The 30th annual Regional Student Art Exhibition opened earlier this month with a public reception and awards ceremony at OI’s Stifel Fine Arts Center. Several students received cash prizes for their work, and o...

WLU Looking for a Few Good Singers

Community members who enjoy singing are invited to join the choir at West Liberty University this year. “The WLU Community Choir is open to everyone who likes to sing. We hope you will make plans to join us ...

WLU Fall Commencement Set for Dec. 15

West Liberty University will graduate 140 students at Fall Commencement 2018, which will take place at 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 15, in the Academic, Sports and Recreation Complex. President Stephen Greiner will...

WLU Goes International for the Month

West Liberty University celebrates diversity during the month of November and the WLU International Center in conjunction with the International Student Club have organized events that include language sessions...

EVENTS: Spooky Happenings Around Town

Halloween fun is wrapping up in the valley with a number of spooky events on the calendar! • Get your Halloween costumes ready for a spooktacular party from 9 p.m.-midnight, Friday, Oct. 26, at Wheeling Isla...