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Recent News Updates:

10-20-2020CALHOUN AND REGIONAL COVID-19 UPDATE - Free Testing Events Scheduled In Wirt & Roane Counties
10-20-2020CALHOUN COUNTY ANGEL TREE SIGNUPS OCT 26-NOV 6 - Provides Christmas Gifts For Children Who Qualify
10-20-2020TUESDAY WV COVID-19: CASES RISING IN RURAL REGIONAL COUNTIES
10-20-2020CALHOUN MAN ARRESTED HOME CONFINEMENT VIOLATION
10-20-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB - Wood Man Dead, Brother Charged, Officer Involved Shooting
10-20-2020MONDAY WV COVID-19 CASES - 212 New Cases
10-20-2020CALHOUN'S STATE SENATOR MARONEY FACING SECOND PROSTITUTION CHARGES
10-20-2020ROARING DOWNTOWN FIRE DESTROYS BUILDINGS IN SPENCER - Regional Fire Departments Respond
10-20-2020CLAY MEN ARRESTED IN $30,000 FIREARM THEFT
10-20-2020CALHOUN CLERK SAYS EARLY IN-PERSON VOTING STARTS OCTOBER 21 - Absentee Voting Still Open
10-20-2020OUTDOOR MUSIC BASH AT UPPER WEST FORK PARK SATURDAY - Jack Dunlap & 2 Dollar Short Band
10-20-2020VOTE TO RENEW LEVY FOR CALHOUN LIBRARY - No Increase In Taxes
10-20-2020OUT AND ABOUT - Cancellations, Events, Meetings, Help Wanted And More: Updated Daily
10-20-2020MEET THE CALHOUN CANDIDATES - Democratic Executive Committee Recommendations
10-20-2020ANIMAL ALERT - LOST & FOUND FAMILY PETS - Reduced Cost Pet Spaying And Neutering Available - WAG-Trap-Neuter-Return In Grantsville Area October 29
10-20-2020AROUND THE BEND: SLOW LIFE ON STONY LONESOME - "Mud Knee Deep To An Elephant"
10-20-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-20-2020BRILLIANCE RETURNED TO CALHOUN WOODS
10-20-2020"THE HUSK" RE-VISITED - 2005 Journey To The Past
10-20-2020CURING HOG MEAT THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY - Everet Starcher's Recipe
10-20-2020"THE HUSK" - A Backwoods Altar
10-20-2020AUTUMN ON THE JOKER - Ridge Running Brings Comfort
Clay Count Democratic Executive Committee Supported Candidates
Re-Elect Jeff Starcher for Sheriff
Riley Keaton House of Delegates
Matt Walker for Calhoun County Commissioner
Nigel Jeffries for Prosecuting Attorney
Elect Shannon Jones Johnson
Larry Cottrell for House of Delegates
Minnie Hamilton Health System
10-19-2020WVDHHS COVID-19 SUNDAY REPORT: 280 NEW CASES
10-19-2020PHOTO UPDATE: FIRE DESTROYS DAVID CAIN RESIDENCE AT BIG BEND EARLY SUNDAY
10-19-2020ANNUAL ARNOLDSBURG HALLOWEEN PARTY WILL BE A DRIVE-THRU EVENT OCT. 31 - Virtual Costume Contest Rules
10-19-2020SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: TRICK OR TREATING AND OTHER ADVENTURES ON MILL STREET
10-19-2020COVID-19 WORSE THAN PANDEMIC FLU OF 1918-19 KILLED MILLIONS? - Calhoun Cemeteries Riddled With Victims
10-19-2020CALHOUN'S GARDEN OF EDEN - Aristotle Smith "King Of West Fork Eloquence"
10-19-2020SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Those Lights'll Knock Your Eyes Out"
10-19-2020CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Big Puf Has No Shortage of Flu Shots
10-18-2020OVER 700 NEW WV COVID-19 CASES IN 48-HOURS
10-18-2020USDA-NRCS ANNOUNCES FORESTRY ASSISTANCE
10-18-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-18-2020GREATEST GENERATION: WWII AVIATOR AND BANKER GLEN FOWLER REMEMBERED
10-18-2020FLASHBACK 2012: $250,000 VODKA CRASH ON SERVIA-NICUT ROAD - GPS Misguides Driver
10-18-20202004: MIKE FINK AND UNKNOWN INDIAN HAVE NEW TOMBSTONES - Krack And Bell Help With Project
10-17-2020CALHOUN HAS 8 ACTIVE CASES - MOVHD Issues Regional Report
10-17-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
10-17-2020WV FREEZE WARNING FOR CALHOUN AND REGION
10-17-2020FRIDAY WV COVID-19 RECORD HIGH CASES STRIKES 500 - Nursing Home, Public School Outbreaks
10-17-2020LOG TRUCK ROLL-OVER DISRUPTS TRAFFIC ON LEADING CREEK ROAD, ELECTRIC LINES DOWN IN HIGHWAY
10-17-2020REGIONAL ARRESTS
10-17-2020SINGER-SONGWRITER MIKE MORNINGSTAR NAMED DISTINGUSHED WEST VIRGINIAN
10-17-2020 WORSHIN' CLOTHES THREE DAY EVENT IN OLD DAYS - Boilin', Stirrin', Lyein', Starchin' And Ironin', Coming Of Engine Driven Washer
10-17-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-17-2020FLASHBACK:GRANTSVILLE STREET SCENE 1940'S
10-17-2020DEMON MOONSHINE IN SUNNY CAL - 'A Fellow Full Of Rye,' Prohibition Made Criminals. A Divisive Issue
10-17-2020RICHARDSON WAS WIDE-AWAKE CALHOUN VILLAGE - Busy Place With A Few Worthless Wags
10-17-2020CRESTON'S FIRES, FLOODS AND HARD TIMES - Twelve Dance Hall Fights In One Night
10-16-2020WV-DNR STOCKING WV STREAMS AND LAKES
10-16-2020WV COVID-19 HITTING RECORD HIGHS - Cases, Hospitializations, Ventilators
10-16-2020WV COUNCIL OF CHURCHES CALLS FOR RETURN OF CIVILITY WITH ELECTION
10-16-2020WIRT COUNTY FREE COVID TESTING FRIDAY
10-16-2020ROANE AUTHORITIES MAKE MULTIPLE ARRESTS
10-16-2020NEW CALHOUN COVID-19 CASES THURSDAY - 264 New WV Cases
10-16-2020SHERIFF STARCHER LAUNCHES "OPERATION DRAGNET" - County-Wide Drug Interdiction Project
10-16-2020CALHOUN'S DEEP WELL WAS HISTORIC DRILL 46 YEARS AGO
10-16-2020THE FAITHFUL RETURN TO THE LITTLE ROUND CHURCH - "Albert's Chapel" Has Rich 120 Year History
10-16-2020THE GHOSTS OF THE THREE LAUGHLINS - After Tragic Deaths, Do They Still Wander The Calhoun Hills?
10-16-2020A DIFFERENT VIEW OF OLD PLACES
10-16-2020REMEMBERING: CHLOE MERCHANT BROOKS COOPER - Real-Life Harness Maker
10-15-2020CALHOUN HAS SEVEN ACTIVE COVID-19 CASES - 263 NEW WV CASES
10-15-2020CALHOUN VOTERS HAVE RETURNED 337 ABSENTEE BALLOTS
10-15-20202017: A STROLL THROUGH TIME IN BETHLEHEM'S 'CITY OF THE DEAD' - Meet Six Historical Characters
10-15-2020'HELPING EACH OTHER, THAT'S THE WAY IT'S SUPPOSED TO BE" - Deweese Still Close To Land
10-15-2020GLORIOUS RIVER LIFE ALONG THE LITTLE KANAWHA - A Faded History Recorded By Early Photographers
10-15-2020ARNOLDSBURG PILOT CAPTAIN ROGERS TURNED HIS EYES SKYWARD - Gov. Manchin Issues Special Recognition
10-15-2020FLASHBACK: THE BRIDGE DAY SIDESHOW - "Narrow Is The Way"
10-15-2020SHALL WE GATHER AT THE RIVER - Baptizin' At Frozen, Calhoun Early 1900s
10-15-2020ALONG THE AUTUMN ROADS - "Unseen Intelligence Which Loved It Into Being"
10-15-2020KKK CROSS BURNING CAUSED CRESTON STIR IN 2003
10-15-2020BRIDGE DAY GOES VIRTUAL: GONE IS FIVE DOLLAR FRANK - Bridge Day Has Lost A Little Luster
10-14-2020WEST VIRGINIA'S BEAUTIFUL FALL MOUNTAINS BABCOCK STATE PARK
10-14-2020SOCIAL SECURITY ANNOUNCE 1.3 PERCENT BENEFIT INCREASE 2021
10-14-2020CALHOUN BOE HOLD SPECIAL AND REGULAR MEETINGS OCT. 14
10-14-2020TORTUROUS TIMES FOR CALHOUN'S MOCCASIN RANGERS DECEMBER 1861
10-14-20202018 JAMES HAUGHT: TRIBUTE TO GLEN VIRGIL FOWLER
10-14-2020CALHOUN NATIVE'S HISTORIC MAPS AT MARSHALL UNIVERSITY - Historian Carlton "Buck" Weaver's (1921-2011) Collection Shows Region From 1700s
10-14-2020OUTLAW FAMILY GRACED CALHOUN HILLS - Al Jennings Was Cowboy, Lawyer, Gunslinger, Train Robber, Jailbird, Evangelist, Politician, Author And Movie Man
10-14-2020CLAY COUNTY TARZAN "WILD MAN BROWN" WAS FOLK HERO
10-13-2020TUESDAY COVID-19 WV: 274 NEW CASES
10-13-2020ELK RIVER DAR HOLD SEPT. OUTDOOR MEETING
10-13-202021 VETS COULD HAVE BEEN MURDERED AT CLARKSBURG VA
10-13-2020WV COVID-19 REPORT: New Cases 153, After Record Surge
10-13-2020 CALHOUN COMMISSION WILL MEET BY ZOOM - Tuesday, Oct. 13th 9:00 a.m.
10-13-2020UNUSUAL ARREST 2019: PERSON DENIES INFORMATION USING "CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS" AFTER SHERIFFS DEPT. TRAFFIC STOP - Man Identifies Himself As Female, Outstanding Warrants, Arrest Made
10-13-2020HUR HERALD: A QUESTIONABLE PUBLICATION FOR 25 YEARS - "Cheap, Unedited And Misspelled"
10-13-2020CALHOUN POET HARRY NEWELL - "What I Found"
10-13-2020OLD STEPS WOULD KEEP A HEALTHY HEART - Toughness Of Hill Dwellers
10-13-2020REMEMBERING: CHARLEY BOOHER QUIETLY "CRASHED" AT 98 - Wanderlust On Bikes, Planes And Automobiles
10-12-2020EASTERN MOUNTAINS OF WV GLOWING WITH COLOR
10-12-2020UPDATE: COVID-19 SURGES IN WEST VIRGINIA - Students Have COVID-19, 215 New WV Cases Sunday
10-12-2020SIX FAMILIES AGREE TO SETTLEMENTS OF MURDERED CLARKSBURG VETS - WV's Medical Malpractice Act Limits Settlements, "Living In WV Life Is Worth Less"
10-12-20202020: GRANTSVILLE SKY-VIEW FROM THE AIR - Part Three
10-12-20202020: GRANTSVILLE SKY-VIEW FROM THE AIR - Part Two
10-12-20202020: GRANTSVILLE SKY-VIEW FROM THE AIR - Part One
10-12-20202020: NEW SKY-VIEW PHOTOS: CALHOUN COUNTY PARK-HERITAGE VILLAGE - A Diamond In The Wild Woods
10-12-2020EARLY CALHOUN CRIMES - "What Is The World Coming To"
10-12-2020SIDNEY UNDERWOOD - LEARNING TO RIDE AND OTHER MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES
10-12-2020CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Granny Pratlow, High on Drugs, Releases Hostage
10-12-2020SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Reverend Wilkinsons Gave More Than Fire And Brimstone
10-11-2020REGIONAL ARRESTS
10-11-2020STUDY SHOWS WV LACKING MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
10-11-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
10-11-2020UPDATE: SATURDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT: CALHOUN HAS NEW ACTIVE CASE - 206 New WV Cases, Friday Had 382 Highest Number
10-11-2020"RAMBLINGS OF A MIDDLE-AGED MAD MAN" - Normantown Man Scott Motto Writes On Sleepless Nights
10-11-2020CALHOUN COUNTY E-911 END OF SEPT. REPORT
10-11-20202019: CELEBRATION OF LIFE FOR FORMER CALHOUN COMMISSIONER LARRY MCCALLISTER
10-11-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-11-2020LONG CLOSED ST. PAUL CHURCH SHINES ON PINE CREEK HILL - The Faithful Repose Nearby
10-11-2020THINGS OVERHEARD IN THE 1950'S - "Kids Today Are Impossible"
10-11-2020BEAUTIFUL WATERFALL ALONG THE WEST FORK
10-11-2020ST. PAUL CHURCH FROM THE AIR - Simmon's Photo Shows Pastoral Setting
10-11-2020THE HUSKS OF CALHOUN COUNTY
10-10-2020LARGE NUMBER REGIONAL ARRESTS
10-10-2020MOTHER NATURE TAKES OVER MAN-MADE THINGS, SOONER OR LATER
10-10-2020FRIDAY WV COVID-19: STATE CASES JUMP TO 382, HIGHEST DAILY NUMBER YET, CALHOUN COULD HAVE 10 OR MORE ACTIVE CASES
10-10-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-10-2020BILL UMSTEAD: BIG BEND A LIVELY PLACE LONG YEARS AGO
10-10-2020THE WARD BOYS EMBRACED THEIR WORLD, INSPIRING OTHERS

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