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Recent News Updates:

10-01-2020WEDNESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 156 CASES, FIVE DEATHS
10-01-2020DAVID KIRBY'S PINE CRIK TALES - "They Are Just Poor Dumb Brutes"
10-01-2020TOWN OF GRANTSVILLE HIRES PART-TIME LOCAL POLICE OFFICERS
10-01-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB - "The Trees Were Talking To Me"
10-01-2020GOVERNOR JUSTICE MAP TWEAKING TURNS STATE MOSTLY GREEN - New Map Shows Virus Contained
10-01-2020 CABOT RECYCLING STATION MASCOT CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED
10-01-2020VOTE TO RENEW LEVY FOR CALHOUN LIBRARY - No Increase In Taxes
10-01-2020OUT AND ABOUT - Cancellations, Events, Meetings, Help Wanted And More: Updated Daily
10-01-2020MEET THE CALHOUN CANDIDATES - Democratic Executive Committee Recommendations
10-01-2020MANY THANKS TO HUR HERALD CONTRIBUTORS - We Appreciate Your Support, Our 25th Year
10-01-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
10-01-2020HOT CALHOUN NEWS 1897
10-01-2020CALHOUN'S $30 MILLION 'WEST FORK LAKE' NEVER HAPPENED - What If It Had Happened?
10-01-2020FOUR YEARS AGO: CALHOUN'S GREATEST GENERATION CHARLIE DUSKEY DIES - Recalled "A Vicious Time For Dying" At Anzio Beach
10-01-2020BOX TURTLES LIVE TO BE 100 YEARS OLD - Help To Preserve The Creatures
10-01-2020'NOT SO PROPER' CALHOUN MOUNTAIN TALK
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
09-30-2020GILMER BUS DRIVER WV SERVICE PERSON OF YEAR
09-30-2020GLENVILLE LIBRARY OFFERS DAILY WRITING PROMPTS ONLINE
09-30-2020POLITICS OVER SCIENCE: WV EDUCATION ASSOCIATION WILL FILE INJUNCTION OVER GOVERNOR JUSTICE'S TAMPERING
09-30-2020WOMAN ARRESTED FOR DRUG DISTRIBUTION IN RITCHIE COUNTY
09-30-2020ARNOLDSBURG MAN CHARGED WITH DOMESTIC ASSAULT
09-30-2020TUESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT: 180 NEW CASES, EIGHT DEATHS
09-30-2020SUPERINTENDENT WHYTSELL SAYS EMPLOYEE QUARANTINED
09-30-2020GILMER AUTHORITIES ARREST TWO
09-30-2020WALNUT GROVE CHURCH HAS BAPTIZING CEREMONY
09-30-2020ANIMAL ALERT - LOST & FOUND FAMILY PETS - Reduced Cost Pet Spaying And Neutering Available
09-30-2020UPDATE: STRANGE MUSHROOMS SPOTTED ALONG WEST FORK - "Observed By Keen Backwoods Eye"
09-30-2020PLAY OF A FIDDLE - Historic Look At Regional Music Makers
09-30-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTES
09-30-2020CAN YOU BELIEVE: STEER CREEK GOT ITS OWN RIVERBOAT IN 1911
09-30-2020REMEMBERING: CALHOUN COUNTRY DOCTOR BECOMES USA EXPERT ON TRAUMA - Grantsville Physician Curtis P. Artz (1915-1977) Wanted Better Way
09-29-2020MONDAY COVID-19 WV REPORT - 164 New Cases
09-29-2020GILMER LIBRARY SERVICES FULLY OPEN - Some Restrictions
09-29-2020SPENCER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CLOSED WITH COVID-19 CASES
09-29-2020LOW INCOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM ISSUES $125 BONUS
09-29-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-29-2020REMEMBERING: CALHOUN 'CATBIRD' EUCLE KNOTTS DIED AT 102
09-29-2020ETHEL RADER'S RIVER LIFE - "I Grew Up In Hard Times"
09-29-2020 1936: AUNT MAG GOES TO WAR WITH GRANTSVILLE SKUNKS
09-29-2020UNKNOWN FACES - The Farris Barr Collection From 1905-1918 (N0. 10)
09-28-2020ARNOLDSBURG FIREMEN RESPOND TO UTILITY BUILDING FIRES NEAR ARNOLDSBURG
09-28-2020WALNUT GROVE CHURCH SUNDAY HOMECOMING
09-28-2020TWO-LANE LIFE - Limbo - By Lisa Hayes-Minney
09-28-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
09-28-2020SUNDAY WV COVID-19 - 190 New Cases
09-28-2020UPDATE: SUPERINTENDENT WHYTSELL SAYS CONTENTIOUS $1.8 MILLION CALHOUN SCHOOLS DEFICIT ELIMINATED - County School Enrollment Drops To 875, Financial Statement Released
09-28-2020JAMES C. HAUGHT - Stories Of Calhoun World War II Soldiers
09-28-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-28-2020 SIDNEY UNDERWOOD - "Low-Down Cowards Poisoned Minnie"
09-28-2020THIS OLE HOUSE - Memories Along Steer Creek
09-28-2020DUSKEY'S 1975 DEATH AMONG CALHOUN'S MOST GRUESOME MURDERS - Convicted Murderers Themselves Shot To Death Years Later
09-28-2020SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Ya Got Yur Ears On?"
09-28-2020CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - In Pursuit of Comstock's Ghost We Find a Ghost Town
09-27-2020ROANE AUTHORITIES MAKE DRUG ARREST
09-27-2020JUSTICE'S COVID-19 MAP TINKERING PUTS STATE INTO WHOLESOME GREEN - Saturday 205 New Cases
09-27-2020 LAST DAY REQUEST: HUR HERALD DONATIONS REQUESTED TO KEEP THINGS GOING - Is Help On The Way? Donations Are Really Appreciated
09-27-20201885 QUARREL OVER WIRT COUNTY COW ENDS IN DEATH
09-27-2020TWO YEARS AGO: UPPER WEST FORK FLOODING: WATER GETS INTO VFD STATION, PARK IMPLEMENTS WASHED AWAY - Water Blocking Rt. 16
09-27-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-27-2020WILLARD, WOOLLY WORMS OR THE FARMER'S ALMANAC - Winter Forecast Shaky Business
09-27-20202006:OLD REBEL SOLDIER HONORED AT MINNORA - Pvt. William A. Bailey (1839-1910)
09-27-2020FLASHBACK: JOURNEY AROUND THE COUNTY - The Eve Of Autumn
09-26-2020ST. MARYS DEFEATS RED DEVILS 60-8
09-26-2020JUSTICE'S AMMENDED HARVARD GLOBAL MAP TURNS STATE TO POSITIVE LOWEST RATE - GREEN
09-26-2020REGIONAL ARRESTS
09-26-2020FRIDAY COVID-19 WV REPORT: 247 NEW CASES, FIVE DEATHS, NEW CASES IN CALHOUN
09-26-2020WV RANKED 50TH (UN) HAPPIEST STATES
09-26-2020PLEASANT HILL PSD BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED
09-26-2020MOLASSES MAKIN' RECALLS CALHOUN FARM LIFE - Historic Photos
09-26-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-26-2020BEST POLITICAL SIGN EVER
09-25-2020REGIONAL ARRESTS
09-25-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
09-25-2020THURSDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - Six Deaths, 202 New Cases
09-25-2020CALHOUN COMMISSION ISSUES $139,000 GRANT TO STUDY RESTRUCTURE CALHOUN'S WATER-SEWAGE SERVICES
09-25-2020MYSTERIOUS GREEN ORB FRIGHTENS HUR SPOTTERS - Sightings 30 Years Apart
09-25-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-25-2020 FLASHBACK: 2010 43RD ANNUAL WV MOLASSES FESTIVAL SCRAPBOOK
09-25-20202010 FLASHBACK: CHASIN' VARMINTS AT MOLASSES FEST - Kids Have A Hoot
09-25-2020TEN YEARS AGO: 'LASSES FESTIVAL WRAPS UP AT ARNOLDSBURG
09-25-2020TEN YEAR FLASHBACK: "GOOD 'LASSES, GOOD FOOD, GOOD PEOPLE" - 43rd Molasses Fest
09-25-2020"DON'T FALL IN THE SKIMMIN' HOLE" - Molasses Makin'
09-24-2020REGIONAL ARRESTS
09-24-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
09-24-2020WV HAS STOPPED REPORTING HUNDREDS SCHOOL RELATED COVID-19 CASES, DESPITE GOVERNOR'S PLEDGE OF TRANSPARENCY
09-24-2020WEDNESDAY WV COVID-19 - 120 New Cases, Calhoun Has New Case, Justice's Numbers Questioned
09-24-2020HARRISVILLE MAN HITS MAN IN HEAD, VICTIM ON LIFE SUPPORT
09-24-2020RITCHIE WVU EXTENSION AGENT SENTENCED TO PROBATION STEALING THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS
09-24-2020COUNTY CLERK ISSUES ABSENTEE BALLOTS UPDATE
09-24-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-24-2020PAULCER'S KNOB RECALLS CIVIL WAR TALES
09-24-2020EARLY GRANTSVILLE ORDINANCES PROHIBITED RIVER BATHING AND CURSING - Men Paid $1 Head Tax, $50 Adultry Fine
09-24-2020SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Darkness Falls On Hur Church, Old Saints Recalled
09-24-20202003: COUNTY POOR FARM HAS SOME "RICHES" - Walter Emery Smith Drills A "Good Well"
09-23-2020CALHOUN MAN ARRESTED DOMESTIC BATTERY CHARGES
09-23-2020WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
09-23-2020TUESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 213 New Cases,Five Deaths
09-23-2020THREE VEHICLE COLLISION AT CALHOUN MIDDLE-HIGH SCHOOL - One Person Taken To Roane General
09-23-2020MUST READ IF YOU BURN NATURAL GAS IN RURAL WV: WV AWASH IN NATURAL GAS, RURAL COMMUNITIES LOSING SERVICE - Judge Says Abandonment Reasonable And Prudent
09-23-2020CALHOUN BOE WILL MEET SEPTEMBER 23
09-23-2020 MCCRACKEN RETURNS TO CALHOUN - Visits The Stump Hotel And Heritage Village
09-23-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-23-2020 1950'S LIFE ALONG ARNOLDSBURG'S MAIN DRAG - 'Memories, Daydreams Of A Better Time'
09-23-2020 STANDING ON THE EDGE OF MEMORY - Roots In The Clay
09-23-2020TEN YEAR FLASHBACK: PHOTO UPDATE - BELLEVILLE RESIDENTS RECOVERING FROM TORNADO
09-23-2020TEN YEAR FLASHBACK: NWS CONFIRMS PALESTINE TORNADO AT 100 MPH - Burning Springs Swathe Declared High Wind
09-22-2020CALHOUN 4-H AND FFA WILL HAVE VIRTUAL 2020 LIVESTOCK SALE
09-22-2020DOCKET RELEASED FOR CALHOUN CIRCUIT COURT TODAY
09-22-2020BRAXTON WOMAN ARRESTED DUI THIRD OFFENSE
09-22-2020GLENVILLE STATE REPORTS 11 COVID-19 CASES, 101 QUARANTINED - State Counts College Students In Single Dorm As One Case
09-22-2020NEW WV GROUP RELEASES CLIMATE CHANGE REPORT
09-22-2020MONDAY COVID-19 REPORT - 117 News Case, 900 Active Cases In Kanawha
09-22-2020COMMISSION WILL LET BIDS WEDNESDAY FOR CALHOUN WATER SYSTEM STUDY
09-22-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-22-2020NEVER A DULL MOMENT WITH LEAH DAVIS - Sand Ridge Woman Recalls Life
09-22-2020REMEMBERING: CALHOUN'S AWARD-WINNING WRITER JEANNE WILSON PASSED - "Fill Your Paper With The Breathings Of Your Heart"
09-21-2020THE EAGLE HAS LANDED AT MILLSTONE
09-21-202015 ELK BORN IN WV THIS SUMMER
09-21-2020GATHERING ON WEST FORK - Walnut Grove Church Baptism
09-21-2020SUNDAY: 183 New Covid-19 Cases In WV, Calhoun And Regional Counties New Numbers
09-21-2020CLAY MAN ARRESTED MALICIOUS ASSAULT-STRANGULATION
09-21-2020COVID-19 GLENVILLE STATE COLLEGE: 11 Positive Cases, 77 Quarantined
09-21-2020UPDATE FUNERAL: SERVANT AT HEART, PASTOR, STATE POLICEMAN AND FORMER MAGISTRATE - C.W. "MAC" McDONALD DIES IN FARM ACCIDENT
09-21-2020SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: CHARLEY HAD THE GRITS AND OTHER MEMORIES OF CABOT STATION
09-21-20202016: ROCKSDALE NATIVE HAROLD 'TOMMY' WHYTSELL PASSES (1943-2016): PAINTED PRIMITIVE ART LANDSCAPES - Got Artist Gene From Grandfather
09-21-2020JAMES C. HAUGHT: WORLDS TALLEST MAN WITH BIGGEST FEET CAUSES GRANTSVILLE STIR IN 1939
09-21-2020TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
09-21-2020CALHOUN COMMISSION WILL HOLD SPECIAL MEETING WEDNESDAY
09-21-2020CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - All is Vanity, Saith the Preacher (Me Too!)
09-21-2020EARLY CALHOUN PHONE COMPANIES - Independent Operations Covered Most Of County By 1900
09-21-2020SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Earth Moved Under My Feet, Quakes In WV Mountains
09-21-2020IT HAPPENED IN WEST VIRGINIA - A Book About Sunny Cal, The Whipping At Sand Ridge

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