Create West Virginia published a great publication a few years ago that pursued the talent and human capital of West Virginia. One article featured the Purple Fiddle, as you may read below.
For the Full Pamphlet : createwv-paper
The Washington Post also recently highlighted Thomas, WV in an article urging urbanites to seek out the galleries, walk the steps along a forgotten railway, and be apart of the night life budding in the mountains. I can’t wait to visit this little jewel of a town in the lovely mountains again soon.