Religion, Politics, and Acting: The life of Mike Beard

By Almeda Girod Resident Writer As a 10-year old boy in Kenova, Ohio (located where Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia abut), Mike Beard wrote an essay about what he wanted to do when he grew up. He decided he wanted to be “a Methodist bishop, a U.S. Senator, and an actor.” Beard has transformed much…

Celebrating a love of the theater

Ed Vilade continues his passion for theater both inside and outside the community.