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Recent News Updates:

07-24-2021WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
07-24-2021FRIDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 178 NEW CASES
07-24-2021TRACTOR-TRAILER AND MINI-VAN COLLIDE ON SUGAR CAMP - Likely A GPS Collision
07-24-2021STEPHANIE AND THE MARK IV BAND PERFORMING SATURDAY NIGHT CALHOUN PARK - "Finest Musical Variety Bands In WV"
07-24-2021"WILL OF THE PEOPLE" TO DECIDE CALHOUN WET OR DRY - Details Released, Election August 10
07-24-2021OUT AND ABOUT - Events, Meetings, Help Wanted And More: Updated Daily
07-24-2021THREE YEARS AGO: FLASH FLOOD STRIKES BARNES RUN AREA - Houses Surrounded By Water, Equipment Washed Away
07-24-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-24-2021SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - 'Levi Joined The Innumerable Caravan...To That Mysterious Realm'
07-24-2021IT HAS BEEN A MAINSTAY - The J & B Is Full Of Memories, 73 Year History
07-24-202120 YEARS AGO: SYLVESTER KERBY DESCENDANTS HOLD REUNION - Early Hur-Barnes Run Residents
07-24-202120 YEARS AGO: THE HALL'S OF CALHOUN COUNTY - A County Park Reunion
Minnie Hamilton Health System
07-23-2021ROANE MAN FACING SEVEN CHARGES
07-23-2021EARLY MORNING FIRES STRIKE CLAY COUNTY
07-23-2021THURSDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 126 New Cases (35 Delta Variant), 13 Backlogged Deaths, Cases Rising Across USA
07-23-202116-YEAR-OLD YOUTH ON ATV STRIKES TREE ON PINE CREEK, CAUSING INJURY
07-23-2021SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Wild And Woolly Clay, Boozers And Revelers
07-23-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-23-2021GOV. CECIL UNDERWOOD GOES A COURT'IN - Gets Shotgun Directions In Calhoun's Backwoods
07-23-2021MOONSHINE, GAMBLIN' AND A FOXHOUND NAMED "BAD" - Smith Cottrell And Other Arnoldsburg Characters
07-22-2021WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
07-22-2021CALHOUN MAN SENTENCED ON DRUG CHARGES
07-22-2021USDA ANNOUNCES PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE FOR TIMBER HARVESTERS AND HAULERS - Farm Service Agency Will Begin Accepting Applications On July 22
07-22-2021MOTORCYCLIST INJURED IN RT. 16 CRASH NEAR CHLOE
07-22-2021WEDNESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 139 New Cases Creeping Up
07-22-2021SMOKY HAZE FROM WEST COAST WILDFIRES SETTLES OVER REGION
07-22-2021USDA TO PROVIDE PANDEMIC ASSISTANCE TO LIVESTOCK PRODUCERS FOR ANIMAL LOSSES - Farm Service Agency Will Begin Taking Applications for Indemnity Program July 20
07-22-2021GRANTS AVAILABLE FROM COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
07-22-2021ANIMAL ALERT - LOST & FOUND PETS - Missing Boxer - Reduced Cost Cat And Dog Spaying And Neutering Is Available - WAG TRAP-NEUTER-RETURN JULY 22 - Orma and Mt. Zion Areas
07-22-2021CALHOUN COMMISSION WILL HEAR APPALACHIAN REGIONAL COMMISSION'S GRANT STUDY RECOMMENDING RE-STRUCTURING CALHOUN'S PSDS AUGUST 16
07-22-2021AROUND THE BEND: Pt. Pleasant's Mothman Festival, Men In Black, Silver Bridge Disaster
07-22-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-22-2021WAYNE WORTH'S WEST VIRGINIA ADVENTURE - Filmmaker Documenting 55 Counties, View Calhoun History
07-22-20212010 MEMORABLE PHOTO: LIGHTNING STRIKE KILLS THREE COWS
07-22-2021PUP RUN ONCE SERVED BY HUR PHONE COMPANY
07-22-2021HOW ANNAMORIAH GOT ITS NAME - Freed Destroyed By Fire In 1933
07-22-2021THOMAS-OLES HOUSE GRANTSVILLE'S OLDEST - Post Civil War Structure
07-21-2021SOME HERALD NEWS DELAYED BECAUSE OF TECHNICAL PROBLEMS
07-21-2021TUESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT
07-21-2021WIRT'S RUBLE CHURCH TRUSTEES SELL BOOK RAISE FUNDS FOR RESTORATION
07-21-2021 CLEORA LAWSON NEWELL SPRUNG FROM BEAR FORK WILDERNESS - She Has Died At 95
07-21-2021NINE YEARS AGO: LIGHTNING STRIKE CAUSES ROARING FIRE NEAR BIG SPRINGS
07-21-2021GINSENG HELPED LAUNCH PEREGRINE HAYS' GIGANTIC HOLDINGS - West Fork Holdings Exceeded 30,000 Acres
07-21-2021CLAY COUNTY TARZAN "WILD MAN BROWN" WAS FOLK HERO
07-20-2021CIRCUIT COURT DOCKET - Tuesday July 20
07-20-2021CALHOUN MAN ARRESTED PROHIBITED PERSON WITH FIREARM - Regional Arrests
07-20-2021MONDAY WV COVID-19 UPDATE - 244 New Cases
07-20-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-20-2021CAN YOU BELIEVE: STEER CREEK GOT ITS OWN RIVERBOAT IN 1911
07-20-2021"GOOD AND FAITHFUL LESSONS OF HOME" - Gilmer's Farnsworth House Along Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike
07-20-2021CALHOUN HIGH FOOTBALL 1938
07-20-2021UFO FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT - 1947 Calhoun "Cigar Shaped" UFO Story
07-19-2021NEW AND FRESH AIR-B'N'B OPENING IN SPENCER - Bed And Breakfast Accommodations Have Been Needed
07-19-2021ONLINE BENEFIT AUCTION STARTS TO SUPPORT CALHOUN COUNTY LIVESTOCK PROGRAM
07-19-2021UPDATE: CALHOUN'S FIRST MOTEL ATTEMPTED TO BRING 20TH CENTURY ACCOMMODATIONS
07-19-2021SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: IN A LONELY PLACE - A Doddridge County Tale
07-19-2021TODAY'S QUICK QUOTE
07-19-2021CALHOUN BACKROAD: UPPER NICUT VALLEY - Lane 'What We Learned Was Work, Work, Work'
07-19-2021SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Jim Riggs' Journey, "Says I" Those Soldiers Took My Gun
07-19-2021SPENCER'S MANSION ON THE HILL - Bowman's Grove, Sylvanius And The McIntosh Mansion
07-19-2021CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Arley Cleeter Reveals His Secret Life
07-19-2021BEECH VALLEY ONE ROOM SCHOOL 1955-56
07-19-20211919: Silent Movie Picture Shows Come to Grantsville
07-19-20212001: REMEMBERING COON FORK - A Suburb of Hur
07-18-2021RITCHIE AUTHORITIES ARREST WIRT MEN ON DRUG CHARGES AFTER TRAFFIC STOP
07-18-2021HOW BIG OR SMALL IS ENOUGH? - Tiny Ticks Carry Lyme Disease
07-18-2021UPDATE: TROUBLING TIMES AHEAD? CALHOUN LAGS IN WV WITH UNVACCINATED, MISINFORMATION DRIVES COVID-19 TO REAR IT'S DEADLY HEAD - 99% US DEATHS UNVACCINATED - Covid Cases Now Rising In All 50 States
07-18-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-18-2021PANTHERS IN THEM THAR WOODS? - A Richwood Panther Tale
07-18-2021 THERE AIN'T NOTHIN' LIKE SOME YELLER' MATERS
07-18-20212013: EXOTIC NIGHTTIME LIGHTNING SHOW - Mother Nature Drops Golf-Ball Size Hail
07-18-2021FLASHBACK: SIMMONS' FLYING MACHINE CAPTURED CALHOUN BIRDS-EYE VIEWS
07-18-2021SIGNS OF THE TIMES - Dead End, Open For Business And Ouch
07-18-2021FLASHBACK: FIFTY YEAR CALHOUN TIME CAPSULE BURIED IN 2003 - Opening Scheduled For 2053
07-18-202121 YEAR FLASHBACK: BIG BEND PICTORIAL - A Quiet Sunday Afternoon
07-18-2021THE KEATON-KNOTTS HOUSE - A West Fork Country Home
07-17-2021WEATHER ALERT: STRONG THUNDERSTORM ALERT FOR CALHOUN AND REGION
07-17-2021DRIVER'S VEHICLE LANDS ON TOP, GRANTSVILLE'S HIGH STREET - Driver Plunges Over Steep Hill Rt 16 North
07-17-2021FRIDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 170 New Cases
07-17-2021CANCELLED BECAUSE OF WEATHER: SATURDAY'S CALHOUN COUNTY PARK MUSIC - Features Stephanie & Mark IV Band
07-17-20211939 CALHOUN HIGH YEARBOOK - See Your Folks?
07-17-2021THE LAND OF EGYPT - Roane County Road Longtime Spencer Access
07-17-202150-YEAR BACK-TO-LANDER JUNE MOORE (1938-2015) JOINED WEST FORK VALLEY SOD - "Never Did Like Those Walmart Bags...Making Do"
07-17-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-17-2021PEDESTAL CALHOUN TEACHER DON MCCARTNEY - 'Students Like To Be Challenged And Inspired'
07-16-2021BATTERY TRUCK DRIVER ASSAULTED-ROBBED ON YELLOW CREEK - Armed Men Struck Driver On Head, Stole Money-Items, Fled Scene
07-16-2021THURSDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT - 80 New Cases
07-16-2021WV KNIFE AND GUN CLUB
07-16-2021CALHOUN DEVELOPING A NEW COMPREHENSIVE PLAN - Public Meeting Set July 20
07-16-2021FRIDAY NIGHT PICKIN' IN THE PARK - Air Conditioned Calhoun Park Barn
07-16-2021"TINKER" REED'S 2018 FANCIFUL OBITUARY - "Hopeless Flirt, Avid Hunter, Loved Brown Beans And His Holler
07-16-2021 JAMES C. HAUGHT: AMERICAN SNIPER CALHOUN STYLE
07-16-2021THE STONE WALLS OF ARNOLDSBURG - Depression Era Works Holding Forth
07-16-2021 2006 FLASHBACK: CLASSMATES RETURNED FOR WHITE PINE MEMORIES - 150 Attend Event
07-16-2021THE RAINBOW'S BRIGHTER DAYS - Sodas, Jukebox And "Modern" Rooms, Robert Kennedy Sat On Front Porch
07-16-2021160 YEARS AGO: CALHOUN MAN BEHEADED - Saurborn's Gruesome Death In 1861
07-16-2021"THE CONSERVO" - A Housewife's Blessing
07-15-2021FORMER GRANTSVILLE MAYOR JOHNSON DIES IN PADEN CITY
07-15-2021TEMPORARY HUR HERALD PHONE NUMBER TODAY - Frontier Line Down
07-15-2021WEDNESDAY WV COVID-19 REPORT
07-15-2021WOMAN INJURED IN TWO-VEHICLE COLLISION ON MILLSTONE HILL - DriverCrashes On US 33-119
07-15-2021WV DEPARTMENT AGRICULTURE ISSUES HEMP GROWING PERMIT IN CALHOUN
07-15-2021CALHOUN COUNTY FRN - Grand Main Street Re-Opening July 19/Grantsville
07-15-2021CHILDREN'S LISTENING PLACE HAS TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE - Child Advocacy Center In Parkersburg
07-15-2021CALHOUN SCHOOLS MAKES AVAILABLE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN DOCUMENT - Public Hearing Set July 21
07-15-2021BRAXTON MONSTER MUSEUM TO HOST UFO FILM CREW - Meet And Greet
07-15-2021CALHOUN'S OLE DAN DUSKEY MAKES NEWS IN 1864
07-15-2021SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - "Goin' To The Dogs," Tenants Of Love For Pets
07-15-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-15-2021REMEMBERING: MAJOR CARLTON "BUCK" WEAVER - Treasured Calhoun Roots
07-15-2021DELAYED NEWS: Arnoldsburg April 26, 1923 - "Parsons Used Up After Lodge Initiation"
07-15-2021GRANTSVILLE'S GREAT MODERN BRIDGE IN 1911 - "A County As Great And Wealthy As Ours Cannot Afford One Bridge"
07-14-2021ROANE AUTHORITIES CHARGE THREE INDIVIDUALS
07-14-2021TWO-LANE LIFE - City Mouse, Country Mouse - By Lisa Hayes-Minney
07-14-2021ROANE MAN ARRESTED AFTER BEATING WOMAN WITH LOGGING CHAIN
07-14-2021WV COVID-19 TUESDAY REPORT - 50 New Cases
07-14-2021HISTORIC HOSEY HOUSE GOES DOWN IN FLAMES
07-14-2021WV MOLASSES FESTIVAL RETURNS TO ARNOLDSBURG
07-14-2021TODAYS QUICK QUOTE
07-14-2021RICHARDSON BUILT BY SWEAT AND TEARS - Cemetery Recalls Tragic Deaths
07-14-2021HERON SUNS SELF ON DANIELS RUN
07-14-2021WHYTSELL REMEMBERED FOR PRIMITIVE PAINTINGS PART II - Whytsell Reunion Set August 1
07-14-2021WHYTSELL REMEMBERED FOR PRIMITIVE PAINTINGS PART I - Whytsell Reunion Set August 1

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