This special Memorial Day show features audio highlights from the April 28 dedication service for the new Army Corporal William Eugene Shank Memorial Bridge in Burlington, WV. Burllington native Eugene Shank lost his life in the Pacific during World War II at the age of 19. His boyhood friend, 93-year-old John Lowell Huffman, reflects upon their friendship and his efforts to memorialize his friend’s sacrifice. Listen to, or Download Mountain Streams Magazine 2019 Memorial Day Special
This week’s program examines the recent announcement from Verso Corp. that its Luke, MD, paper mill will close at the end of June. Delegate Gary Howell discusses potential assistance at the state level. Ashley Centofonti of the Mineral County Tourism office describes a weekend open house event to assist those impacted by the closing. “Back Pages” host Betty Dzubba recounts the origins and history of the Luke mill.