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The tale of Gilman’s ‘mad moonshiner’

Do Not Whisperto the WindDo not whisper to the wind,For winds sound far and deep,Deep down into the shadow landWhere evil creatures sleep.The echo of thy uttered wordCan wake them, make them creep!--By Rayne AvalotusAs the leaves begin to change colors and the days begin to shorten, we herald ...

‘Kecksburg’ will bring to light events in 1960s Pennsylvania

Grand Conspiracy Films, LLC, an established production company based out of southwestern Pennsylvania and specializing in films based on folklore and urban legends is proud to announce production of a forthcoming feature film. Kecksburg is based on the historical incident of a supposed UFO ...

Regional Haunts and Halloween Fun

This is not a definitive listing. Readers are strongly encouraged to contact the event prior to going as Graffiti is not responsible for cancellations or misinformation.WEST VIRGINIA Dungeon of HorrorsMoundsville, WV304-845-6200www.wvpentours.com/tours_ghostadventures.htm Haunted School of ...

Karma To Burn is stylistically unique

To explain what's so special about this American rock trio to somebody who's never heard of Karma To Burn before, you have to start by leaving aside some of the basic principles of that music and start with the group's most obvious forte: their riff-driven, heavily grooving instrumental songs ...

Justice switches parties even as GOP opposes him

Jim Justice, the Republican-turned-Democrat who won the governor's mansion in 2016, rejoined the Republican Party at a rally with Donald Trump on Aug. 3, just hours after West Virginia Republicans called him "low energy" and "sad."The rally, which was held in Huntington, was designed to gin up ...

‘Band-Aid’ fundraiser for music program

A high school drum line will get a hand from some veteran musicians when Charleston indie band Qiet and blues journeyman Greg O'Brien and the Spoodoo Cadillacs take the stage at Parkersburg's historic Smoot Theatre in September.The show, "Williamstown Band-Aid," is a fundraiser toward the ...

W.Va. Flugtag team flies high in Red Bull competition

Parkersburg - A team of five friends from West Virginia are flying high in the name of an awesome cause. They were selected as the only team from West Virginia to compete in the Red Bull Flugtag. This international flight competition will take place in Pittsburgh on Aug. 5, where they will ...

Rapper Lil Wayne at WVU Coliseum Apr. 7

SubmittedMorgantown, W.Va.- Five-time Grammy Award-winner Lil Wayne will play the WVU Coliseum Friday, April 7. Showtime is set for 8:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now at Mountainlair and Creative Arts Center box offices, online at Ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 800-745-3000 and 304-293-SHOW ...

WV House eliminates long-standing Women’s Commission

In early March, the Republican controlled West Virginia House of Delegates, by a vote of 58-41, passed a bill designed to axe the long standing West Virginia Women's Commission. Coincidentally March is designated as Women's History Month in the United States.The bill was sponsored by Delegate ...

The tale of a brothel axe murder on the Ohio River

Back in the days of heavy river traffic, brothels and bootlegging, the Ohio River was a busy waterway. Industry was booming, money was flowing and so was the liquor. At the turn of the 19th Century, along the infamous waterfront district, there stood a saloon that was a popular watering hole ...