12 Best WV YouTube Videos for November 19
CLARKSBURG, W.Va. — There’s a lot of great content to be found on YouTube. Here’s a look at 12 West Virginia-related videos our team found this week:
- A book, titled The WVU Coed Murder: Who Killed Mared and Karen, focusing on the unsolved crimes of 1970, was recently released. WBOY.com’s Shayla Klein sat down with the book’s authors. You can watch their interview below.
2. A recent fire damaged several buildings and spread to the woods near the Harrison-Lewis county line. The next day, a drone operator flew out to survey the damage.
3. Lots of people will be gathering this week for Thanksgiving. WVU Medicine’s Dr. Kathy Moffett offers some helpful tips to protect your family from COVID.
4. There’s nothing worth reliving the on-field action from WVU’s football game against Oklahoma State, but here’s a unique perspective on what some Cowboy fans learned during their time in Morgantown.
5. Tavon Austin was famous for his commendable exploits during happier times on the grill for mountaineers. Years later, Tavon is still recognized for his time in Morgantown, even by other NFL players. Hear from Indianapolis Colts running back Nyheim Hines when he gets the chance to meet his childhood idol.
6. Football is definitely a Thanksgiving tradition, but so is the National Dog Show. This year’s edition will feature Morgantown’s Adrianne Dering and a new breed of dog.
7. As Thanksgiving approaches, we remember the story of pilgrims leaving what they knew to build a new life in a new homeland. That’s basically what Erin and Josh did, leaving their city lives behind to build an off-the-grid house atop a mountain in West Virginia. The couple, who were recently selected as Mountain State’s representative for the United States of YouTube program, chronicled the whole process on their Wonderful off-grid savage channel. Here is the latest episode:
8. From the top of their mountain, we head to perhaps West Virginia’s most well-known peak, Spruce Knob.
9. You may notice a theme here. Let’s take a unique look at Dorsey’s Knob in Morgantown:
10. If you’re looking for something to do with the family over the Thanksgiving holiday, a visit to the West Virginia Wildlife Center in Upshur County is always a good option. Watch the video below to get an idea of what you can experience.
11. Want to inspire the kids to learn something while they’re away from school for the holidays? Ask them to watch this video for a history lesson on Barbour and Tucker counties and if they want more, here’s a link to a recent story about the Philippi mummies.
12. Sticking with education, here’s a look at WVU Extension Service’s new STEAM Education Center in Jackson’s Mill: