A Time To Keep” was a series of LP’s produced and released by NBC News. Each contained a nearly hour-long audio documentary, recapping news and events from a particular year. 1964 audio of presidential election in which incumbent Lyndon Johnson defeats Senator Barry Goldwater
This week’s Magazine is a recap of Mineral County Days from four major participants: MC Day committee chair, Patsy Koontz; County Commissioner, Dr. Richard Lechliter; Chamber of Commerce President, Randy Crane; and Convention & Visitors Bureau Executive Director, Ashley Centofonti.
Nearly 50 Mineral Countians traveled to the state Capitol in Charleston for Mineral County Days, January 8, 9 & 10. Members of the delegation set up and staffed displays in the Capitol hallway; hosted two public events–a reception and a luncheon; and met with legislators and other state officials to discuss a variety of issues and concerns to the people of Mineral County. Our four guests recap the event from various perspectives, but all agree that it was worthwhile and a great success.
Our first 2020 Magazine features a conversation with Patsy Koontz, chairperson of the 2020 Mineral County Day committee, previewing this year’s Mineral County Day at the Legislature in Charleston, January 8 and 9. Also included is a well-known bit from humorist Stan Freberg, done in 1966, extolling the power of radio as “theater of the mind.” Listen to Interview with Patsy Koontz and Stan Freberg
Rev. Martin Townsend, retired bishop of the Episcopal Church, reads Dylan Thomas’s classic holiday reminiscence, “A Child’s Christmas in Wales.” Listen to Mountain Streams Magazine – A Child’s Christmas in Wales
Local historian Betty Dzubba, member of the Mineral County Historic Landmarks Commission, discusses the Headsville School. The Landmarks Commission plans to replace the roof and add an access ramp to this historic one-room schoolhouse and eventually make it available for educational and community functions.
Two students from a WVU Potomac State College public speaking class–Nick Rexroad and AJ Stobbs–present a class project, discussing the upcoming season for the college’s lacrosse team. Rexroad is the interviewer, and Stobbs is a member of the team. Listen to Mountain Streams Magazine for December 13, 2019
We speak with Judy Brown, artistic director, Cumberland Choral Society (CCS). The CCS will present a holiday program, accompanied by a small instrumental ensemble, Saturday, December 14, 7:30 PM, at Church-McKee Arts Center in Keyser. Brown discusses the history of CCS and previews the upcoming performance.
We then discuss Christmas events at three local historic sites: the Carskadon Mansion in Keyser, Travelers Rest near Burlington, and the Ashby’s Fort Museum in Fort Ashby. These events took place the weekend of December 7-8.