Etch A Sketch: All about ‘Inktober’ and why it’s never too late to start
'Slug Bug' / Drawing by Melissa Toothman / 'Today's challenge was a fun one. The prompt was 'ornament.' I used the prompt multiple times over with this one. We have a bird wearing ornamental bling, driving a cute ornament of a car with an antenna ornament. I decided to mix it up and add color to this one. Inktober burnout is real, folks!'

Etch A Sketch: All about ‘Inktober’ and why it’s never too late to start

Editor's note: This is in the first in a series of three columns by local artist and writer Melissa Toothman, who delves into the origins…

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An August lunch with April
April Pierson-Keating receives the Buckhannon Exemplary Service Testimonial award from mayor Dave McCauley in May 2019.

An August lunch with April

“Don’t have children,” April Pierson-Keating advised me on the last day I saw her. “Really,” she said, from across the table on the patio outside…

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My thoughts on suicide prevention

Editor’s note: This column contains references to suicide and suicide prevention. If you’re feeling suicidal, call West Virginia’s free crisis hotline to find local help…

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