Trout and Doughnuts

This video story is brought to you by our friends at Natives Flyfishing. Ben, Beau, and Mike from Natives Flyfishing set out on a unique fishing trip in search of spectacular West Virginia trout and...

2016 Vandaleer: Top Ten Stories

Feature Photo by Rebecca Kiger Here are the Top Ten stories of the year on Vandaleer.com, a new site that is unapologetically Pro-West Virginia. Visit Vandaleer.com for more information, or connect with...

Blessings in a Backpack

This story was originally published on  West Virginia Executive The teacher knew they were hungry. There were five little ones in her classroom whose families were struggling to make ends meet. These...

Of This Place

Benjamin woke up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. Several days of family fun in Tucker, Pendleton, and Grant counties have taken a toll on his six-year-old body, and he can’t quite keep up with...

A Very Special Christmas Remembered

Leaving Harrisonburg, Virginia after attending a three-day meeting, rather than go to Lynchburg where I had been working, I decided I would drive home to Alabama to spend two days with my wife. The last year...

The Legends of Roney’s Point Examined

There was zero political correctness involved when I was first told the tales of Roney’s Point. Legend had it then that this was where the county’s crazy people were locked away, tortured, and then...

Books Every West Virginian Should Read

1. Rocket Boys by Homer H. Hickam, Jr. A true memoir, Rocket Boys details the childhood experiences of NASA engineer Homer “Sonny” Hickam Jr. in his hometown of Coalwood, West Virginia. In a poor mining...