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11-21-2019WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
11-21-2019CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE SNEAK PEAK
11-21-2019OUT AND ABOUT - What's Going On? Holiday Events, Help Wanted And More: Updated Daily
11-21-2019SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Arley Came Home, A Faded Funeral Tradition
11-21-2019REMEMBERING: DENVER GARRETSON WALKED THE WALK OF CIVILITY, DEDICATION AND WORK
11-21-2019 15 YEAR FLASHBACK: A RETURN TO CLAY'S MURDER MOUNTAIN - "All Hell Broke Loose"
11-21-2019LOST IN THE FIFTIES - Before Gaming, Twitter, Facebook And Texting, People Went Out And Did Things
11-21-2019CALHOUN'S PHEBE CUNNINGHAM SUFFERED GREAT DESPAIR - Children Killed By Indians, She Remained In Captivity
11-21-2019AROUND THE BEND: BERDINE'S 5 & 10 IN HARRISVILLE - A Traditional Store Since 1908
11-21-2019REMEMBERING LARRY HARLESS: HIS SUN DID NOT SHINE - "Comforting The Afflicted"
Minnie Hamilton Health System
11-20-2019CALHOUN WOMAN FACING DRUG CHARGES
11-20-2019WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
11-20-2019BUCK FIREARM SEASON OPENS NOV. 25
11-20-2019CALHOUN SCHOOLS SEEKS $16.7 MILLION SBA GRANT FOR NEW HVAC
11-20-2019$4.1 MILLION GOVERNMENT FUNDS WILL IMPROVE GRANTSVILLE-CALHOUN WATER SYSTEMS - Project Expected To Be Bid Spring, 2020
11-20-2019EARLY GATHERIN'S - A Tasty Calhoun Dinner, Music On The Little Kanawha
11-20-2019ROCK'IN ON THE WEST FORK - Nature's Hidden Monuments
11-20-2019BIGFOOT, SASQUATCH, PANTHERS, MOUNTAIN LIONS - Are There Such Critters In Dark Woods?
11-20-2019CALHOUN'S FAMOUS SCHOOLHOUSE CAVE - Education In 1818
11-20-2019EARLY DAYS OF WIDEN AND DILLE - Given Recalls Early Clay County Days
11-20-2019HUMBLING HARD TIMES: WPA-NYA SAVED CALHOUN FAMILIES FROM STARVATION
11-20-2019"GRANTSVILLE WAS ALWAYS MY LOVE" - Dr. Vazquez Recalls Calhoun Doctoring
11-20-2019ARNOLDSBURG HAS FASCINATING HISTORY - Picture Flashback To The 1950's
11-19-2019PARKERSBURG AGENCY LOOKING TO DELIVER A PAYCHECK TO REGIONAL MAN
11-19-2019BRAXTON MAN ARRESTED ON STRANGULATION CHARGES
11-19-2019A SOLEMN CEREMONY AT FARMINGTON MINE DISASTER 51 YEARS LATER - Calhoun Family Impacted
11-19-2019THIS OLE HOUSE: STATELY 1894 BENNETT HOUSE ON RUSSETT ROAD - Nelson Bennett Helped Establish Glenville College
11-19-2019MEET AND GREET DEC. 3RD - 2nd District - Cathy Kunkel - US House of Representatives
11-19-2019CAN YOU GUESS THIS MAN'S HOBBY?
11-19-2019VICTOR BRANNON RECALLED WEST FORK VALLEY LIFE IN 1978
11-19-2019REMEMBERING: GRANTSVILLE 'GRAND DAME' PASSES AT 96 - Margaret Cunningham Leaves Legacy (2011)
11-19-2019REMEBERING : DAN MCDONALD 1926-2007 - Humbly And Respectfully He Dedicated Himself
11-19-2019OLD NEWS: The Village Of Richardson: Child Killed By Rats, Knifin's And A Worthless Wag
11-19-2019FLASHBACK: Snapshot Of Life In 1905, Life Expectancy 47 Years, Average Wage 22 Cents Hour
11-19-2019MORE MOUNTAIN TALK - Courtesy Of Tom Knotts
11-18-2019WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
11-18-2019NANCY - THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF CALHOUN'S NANCY HART - Girl Guerrilla And Confederate Spy - By Neil Grahame - Part 10
11-18-2019"DIDN'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HARD TIMES, IT WAS JUST LIFE" - Ramblings Myrtle McCoy Weaver (1916-1985), Village Of Hur
11-18-2019SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: UN-EASY RIDERS
11-18-2019WIDEN: UNEARTHING COAL CAMPS' RACIAL LEGACY
11-18-2019"GONNA' DO SOMETHING THE DEVIL HAS NEVER DONE" - Preacher Stout Omni-Presence 100 Years Ago
11-18-2019GARY WAYNE'S SECRET TO SURVIVING THE LONG WINTER
11-18-2019SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - TV Comes To Calhoun, All You Could See On One Channel, "Wash Your Mouth Out"
11-18-20191895: HARD CIDER PROMPTS ARRESTS - Lessons In Proper Behavior
11-18-2019COTTRELL TOWN WAS AT THE "END OF THE HOLLER" - Once A Thriving Farm Community
11-18-2019CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Observations From Deer Camp From A Gutless Hunter
11-17-2019CALHOUN AUTHORITIES MAKE ARRESTS
11-17-2019THEIVES STRIKE WALNUT COMMUNITY CHURCH
11-17-2019CALHOUN PROSECUTOR OBTAINS GRANT FOR SCHOOL PROJECTS - Calming Corners Now In Both Elementary Schools
11-17-2019GRANTSVILLE CCCOA SENIORS SELLING RAFFLE TICKETS - Christmas And Outdoor Adventure Bundles
11-17-2019JON WEAVER'S SLOW ROAMIN' WILD AND WONDERFUL
11-17-2019AROUND THE BEND: SLOW LIFE ON STONY LONESOME - "Mud Knee Deep To An Elephant"
11-17-2019TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
11-17-2019PA "HALF BREED" GAS PUMPER ENGINE RESCUED FROM WOODS
11-17-2019SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - The Joy Of Humble Beginnings
11-17-2019ROAM'IN MEADOW RUN - Farmers Still Farming
11-17-2019AMELIA EARHART VISITS GLENVILLE STATE IN 1936
11-17-2019WILD, WILD WEST NIGHT IN 1894 GRANTSVILLE
11-16-2019BIG WEEKEND FOR SKYWATCHERS
11-16-2019FAMOUS WIRT COUNTY MURDERS
11-16-2019HEARTWOOD RECEIVES GRANT FROM DOMINION ENERGY
11-16-2019 WHERE IT HAPPENED: CALHOUN SHERIFF KILLED IN DEEPWOODS HOLLOW 43 YEARS AGO
11-16-20192013: ORMA POST OFFICE SHUTTERED AFTER 108 YEARS
11-16-2019ALMOST FORGOTTEN LITTLE WHITE OAK CHURCH - Ledger Lists 1907 Members
11-16-20192006: CALHOUN HIGHWAY NAMED FOR FALLEN SHERIFF: Park Richards "A Hero In Life, A Hero In Death"
11-16-20192004 WOW! WHAT A KITTY! - 34-Pound Wirt County Bobcat
11-16-2019ACE AND FLORENCE: THE CONTENTIOUS COUPLE - Little Creek Tales
11-16-2019THE HAMILTONS OF CALHOUN - Remembering "Boxcar"
11-15-2019FREE THANKSGIVING MEALS DELIVERED SATURDAY BY CALHOUN SCHOOLS - Call Now To Place Your Free Order
11-15-2019WV SCHOOLS STILL LOSING STUDENTS
11-15-2019COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT RECEIVES GOLD TRAFFIC SAFETY AWARD FROM AAA
11-15-2019REGIONAL ARRESTS
11-15-2019CALHOUN COUNTY SCHOOLS ANNOUNCE ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE DATA
11-15-2019CALHOUN CIRCUIT COURT PROCESSES LARGE CASE LOAD
11-15-2019OLD TIRES RECYCLING DAY AT CABOT RECYCLING STATION SATURDAY
11-15-2019DR. JOE CAIN CELEBRATING 90 YEARS - Birthday Gathering Saturday
11-15-2019PUBLIC INVITED TO COMMUNITY DINNER AND GIVE-A-WAY - Saturday At Calhoun Middle-High School
11-15-2019CALHOUN'S OLEN SIERS- "You Couldn't Make A Dollar," From Grapevines To Electronics
11-15-2019BEST POLITICAL SIGN EVER
11-14-2019WV SECOND HIGHEST IN NATION FOR DIABETES
11-14-2019WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
11-14-2019VAPING BECOMES STATE-NATIONAL HEALTH ISSUE
11-14-2019NEW SCHOLARSHIPS AIMS TO ATTRACT SCIENCE, MATH, ELEMENTARY TEACHERS TO WV
11-14-2019TWO ESCAPE FROM CLAY APARTMENT FIRE
11-14-2019THE RAILROAD MADE SPENCER A PROSPEROUS COUNTRY TOWN
11-14-2019FLASHBACK 1999: NY TIMES ARTICLE ON CALHOUN MUSIC MAKERS MCCUMBERS AND KRACK
11-14-2019A BRIEF HISTORY OF STURM FAMILY - "Amos Sturm God Loving Man"
11-14-2019'THE SUN IN ALL ITS SPLENDOR' - 1910 Calhoun Poet Pens Political Poem
11-14-2019CURING HOG MEAT THE OLD-FASHIONED WAY - Everet Starcher's Recipe
11-13-2019ROANE AUTHORITIES MAKE ARRESTS
11-13-2019FEDERAL LAWSUIT CLAIMS WV FOSTER CARE SYSTEM HAS FAILED TO PROTECT KIDS
11-13-2019A WINTERS NIGHT STORY: LOVINGLY TOLD ABOUT LIFE ON FAIRFAX FARMS
11-13-2019NATIONAL WEB SITE SCHOOL DIGGER SHOWS CALHOUN SCHOOLS WITH BETTER RANKING
11-13-2019FREAK ACCIDENT AT CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL ENDS WELL IN 1941- Pencil Stab Misses Heart Of George Ball
11-13-2019SIDNEY UNDERWOOD - LEARNING TO RIDE AND OTHER MOTORCYCLE ADVENTURES
11-13-2019UPDATE: HISTORIC 600-ACRE FAIRFAX FARM RETURNS TO WILDERNESS - Wirt-Calhoun Backwoods Has Many Tales
11-13-2019DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH GRANTSVILLE SUB-DIVISION FLOPPED IN 1921 - Airplane Didn't Excite Buyers
11-13-2019FAVORITE PHOTO: NEW REST AREA OPENED ON MILLSTONE HILL - Well, Not Really
11-13-2019MAIL CARRIER TANGLES WITH WILD CAT IN 1911
11-13-2019KNICKERS AND PLUS-FOURS - A 1924 Scene
11-12-2019WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
11-12-2019GRANTSVILLE LION'S ADOPT-A-HIGHWAY
11-12-2019BURNING SPRINGS 'ETERNAL FLAME' BURNED FOR YEARS
11-12-2019NEW BRIDGE OPENS ACROSS WEST FORK AT ROCKSDALE - No Politicians, Bands Or Fanfare
11-12-201999 YEAR OLD CALHOUN NATIVE COULD BE CALHOUN'S OLDEST WORLD WAR II VET
11-12-2019CHRISTMAS IN THE VILLAGE SNEAK PEAK NOV. 29
11-12-2019CALHOUN SCHOOLS BOE NOV. 12 MEETING AGENDA
11-12-2019COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR TODAY - Grantsville CCCOA
11-12-2019REMEMBERING CALHOUN'S RAYMOND SCHOOLCRAFT (1937-2015) - Cowboy Dancer
11-12-2019SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Goin' To The Dogs," Tenants Of Love For Pets
11-12-2019JAMES HAUGHT RECOLLECTIONS: GRANTSVILLE GRADE SCHOOL - The War Years
11-12-2019THIS OLE HOUSE - McCelland Barr River House, A Prolific Calhoun Family
11-12-2019LONA WHITE LIVED OVER 100 YEARS - A Life Remembered
11-12-2019CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - "Pass the Plate, Momma! Don't be a Piker with the Biker!"
11-11-2019WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY
11-11-2019TEMPS DROPPING THIS WEEK WITH SNOW
11-11-2019CALHOUN MAN FACING BURGLARY CHARGES
11-11-2019CALHOUN SOLDIER MADE HONORARY CHIEF PETTY OFFICER
11-11-2019NANCY - THE LIFE AND LEGEND OF CALHOUN'S NANCY HART - Girl Guerrilla And Confederate Spy - By Neil Grahame - Part 9
11-11-2019ARNOLDSBURG SCHOOL HONORS AMERICA'S SOLDIERS - Calhoun Citizens Met Call To Duty
11-11-2019CINDY BALL MURDER 5-YEARS AGO UNSOLVED - Body Found At Sugar Camp. Munday, Wirt County
11-11-2019BROADBAND PROMISES, BROADBAND DREAMS - Frontier Accused Of Misusing $40 Million
11-11-2019THE AMERICAN VETERAN - By Gene H Miller
11-11-2019IT WAS FIRST CALLED ARMISTICE DAY - Futility Of War
11-11-2019 ARNOLDSBURG BRIDGE NAMED FOR MAGNIFICENT CRADDOCK BROTHERS - Six Brothers Served The Nation
11-11-20192016: CALHOUN VETERAN BOB CAIN RECEIVES QUILT OF VALOR
11-11-2019CALHOUN NATIVE, DECORATED GREATEST GENERATION SOLDIER HAS PASSED - Walter Criss (1921-2015)
11-11-2019 DECORATED "GREATEST GENERATION" CALHOUN MEN DIED - Cpl. Verdis White, 88; SSG Robert B. Tucker, 90
11-11-2019SOUTH CALHOUN RT. 16 NAMED RICHARDSON BROTHERS MEMORIAL HIGHWAY
11-11-2019FORMER SPENCER WOMAN ELOISE MEADS TELLS HER WWII STORY - War: "God Will Not Allow This To Go On"
11-11-2019CALHOUN'S GREATEST GENERATION: VERE EDWARD "BUSTER" HOSKINS - Reluctant Soldier, Reluctant Hero
11-11-2019WV'S FRANK BUCKLES (1901-2011) - Last World War I Soldier Passes
11-11-2019OLD CALHOUN SOLDIER DIES: WHYTSELL RECALLED HORROR OF WAR
11-11-2019GRANTSVILLE'S VFW SPENT A DECADE RAISING FLAGS HONORING CALHOUN VETS
11-11-2019CALHOUN'S MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT REMEMBERED - Bernard Pius Bell Had Humble Roots
11-11-2019MEDIC PAUL EVANS RECALLS WAR YEARS - "Bonds Will Never Be Broken"
11-11-20191943: PFC. PAIGE DOWNS HELPS WIPE OUT JAP NEST
11-11-2019GENERATIONS OF VALOR - Calhoun's Doy G. Harris
11-11-2019MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Plaques Erected In His Honor (Part Four)
11-11-2019NICHOLS WAS FULL OF GRACE - He Lived To Tell His War Story
11-11-2019WW II CALHOUN NURSE MELBA ELLIOTT - Treated Causalities From Iwo Jima - Okinawa
11-11-2019MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD BELL: HEROES LIFE RECALLED BY SISTER - "My Heart Is In West Virginia"
11-11-2019MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Grantsville Bridge Named For Calhoun Hero (Part Three)
11-11-2019MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - President Harry Truman Honors Calhoun Man (Part Two)
11-11-2019MEDAL OF HONOR RECIPIENT BERNARD PIUS BELL - Uncommon Deeds Placed Calhoun Man In History (Part One)
11-11-2019REFLECTIONS: THE WEAVER BOYS - We Honor Our American Veterans

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