In the know … key events


Today is the deadline to place an order for artisan bread baked in a Colonial-style oven by living-history experts with the Peter Burr House in Kearneysville.

The two-pound loaves will be available for pickup starting at 1 p.m. Saturday. To order rustic sourdough white ($5) or fig with anise or Kalamata olive (each $7), contact Wayne Braunstein at Orders will be confirmed via email. For more on the Peter Burr House, go to



Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin’s Blue Ribbon Commission on Highways holds the first of nine public hearings at Comfort Suites in Kearneysville from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday. The goal of the meeting is to gain West Virginians’ input on funding highway maintenance and improvements.

Sessions continue through Aug. 15 in Logan, Huntington, Wheeling, Parkersburg, Fairmont, Princeton, Beckley and Elkins.



Art lovers are invited to South Jefferson Public Library in Summit Point for a free reception hailing Stefanie Boss’s new exhibit of photographs.

The Hagerstown, Md. artist will attend the gathering, scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. at the library at 49 Church St., and refreshments will be served.

The exhibit itself will remain on display through Aug. 31 and may be seen during the library’s regular hours: from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. For details, call the library at 304-725-6227.


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