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08-15-2022MISS NETTIE'S CONTRAPTION SCARED HER - "I Had To Go Sit Down"
08-15-2022RIDGE AND HOLLER BOYS PRACTICED KEEN SHOOTIN' - Nearly 30 Families Once Graced Cunningham Ridge Environs, "Cort" Cunningham Homestead Remains
08-15-2022FRIGHT-TIME TRAPPED IN WV'S SINKS OF GANDY - Chills Of Total Darkness
08-15-2022AROUND THE BEND - Hawk's Nest Magnificent View Supersedes Tragic Deaths, Tunnel Death Toll Covered-Up
08-15-2022OLD NEWS: 1895 - Cider, Mad Dogs, Razors, Worthless Wag
08-15-2022DR. W.T.W. DYE NEARLY PERISHES 122 YEARS AGO AT HUR - "The Coldest Of Nights"
08-15-2022A RITCHIE COUNTY GHOST TALE - Burnt House's "Deloris the Slave Girl"
08-15-2022PINE CREEK SOFTBALL TEAM EARLY 1950s
Minnie Hamilton Health System
08-14-2022CHARACTER CARSON YEAGER - "Homeless" Man Died Peacefully, Inside, Warm And Asleep
08-14-20221910 BASEBALL GAME IN GRANTSVILLE
08-14-2022HIGH WIND LIFTS ORMA CHURCH DURING FUNERAL - "A Spiritual Experience," Knotts Church On Last Leg
08-14-2022JIGGS AND MAGGIE DIDN'T FLUSH - A Simpler Time
08-14-202221 YEAR FLASHBACK: SOUTHERN JOURNEYS 2000 - Welch And War, Memories Of Long Gone Coal
08-14-2022SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Clutching To Memories Of The Husk
08-13-2022THE HORRIFIC BLUEBEARD OF QUIET DELL - Late Night Tales
08-13-2022DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH GRANTSVILLE SUB-DIVISION FLOPPED IN 1921 - Airplane Didn't Excite Buyers
08-13-2022FLASHBACK: SECRETS BEHIND SPOOKY GAME CAMERA REVEALED
08-13-2022EARLY CALHOUN TRAGEDIES - Yellow Creek, Industry, Arnoldsburg, Creston
08-13-2022VILLAGE OF JOKER MAKES STRANGE NAME BOOK - How 'Bout Sweetlips,Tennessee Or Tightwad, Missouri
08-13-2022MINNORA'S KNOTTS STORE ROBBED IN 1894
08-12-2022FUNERAL HOME FOUNDER SINCLAIR STUMP RIDES GRANTSVILLE HORSE 1909
08-12-2022MOUNTAIN TALK - 25 Words That Are Interpreted Entirely Different In West Virginia
08-12-20222013: ORMA POST OFFICE SHUTTERED AFTER 108 YEARS - Originally Called "Rilla" And "Fez"
08-12-2022HARRY NEWELL: MAN OF MANY VERSES - Calhoun Poet Clings To His Roots
08-12-2022THE AMAZING JUSTIN WIZARD'S RAINBOW JOURNEY ENDS 2011 - Walker Rd. Man Succumbs To Cancer
08-12-2022PHOTO VIEW OF NICUT OVER 90 YEARS AGO - Chenoweth-Bourne-White House
08-12-2022 MOUNT ZION SCHOOL - One Room School Photo 1934-35
08-12-2022SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Clarity: "Holding Reverent That Which Stands Before Us"
08-11-2022 WORSHIN' CLOTHES THREE DAY EVENT IN OLD DAYS - Boilin', Stirrin', Lyein', Starchin' And Ironin', Coming Of Engine Driven Washer
08-11-2022WELL-TRAVELED PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURES "THE SHOOTING TREE" AT HUR
08-11-2022SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: FRED BARNES WAS A FANTASTIC TEACHER - "I Stopped Being A Slacker"
08-11-2022CALHOUN'S FAMOUS CIVIL WAR HOMESTEAD: STARCHER-GIBSON HOUSE - Romance, Mayhem, Death, Gibson's Military Exploits Recalled
08-11-2022KNICKERS AND PLUS-FOURS - A 1924 Scene
08-11-2022KKK CROSS BURNING CAUSED CRESTON STIR IN 2003
08-11-2022TALES OF BEAR FORK: HUNTERS CAPTURE ELK IN 1914 - Belgian Fox Rare Specimen, Man Lost In Wilderness 17 Days
08-11-2022REMEMBERING: REV. GLENDON McKEE'S WONDERFUL LIFE - Carrying The Message
08-10-2022DAVID KIRBY'S PINE CRIK TALES - Motorcycle Stories (Part 4)
08-10-2022JAMES C. HAUGHT: Pickney's Misbehavin' Cow
08-10-2022HAY RAKE LANDS ON BARN
08-10-2022FLASHBACK 2004: IT WAS A RIP-ROARING WELCOME FOR THE 1092ND - They're Home Again, Safe
08-10-2022SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Don McGlothlin Challenged By The Times
08-10-2022RITCHIE'S CAIRO STILL CHURNING SINCE 1821 - Tunnels, Trails And The Ritchie Mine
08-10-2022CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - Some Thoughts from a Mountain Top
08-09-2022A SALUTE: MY MOUNTAIN FAMILY
08-09-2022GIANT SAND RIDGE TURNIP - 'Depression Era Survival Food"
08-09-2022FLASHBACK: BEAR VS. HONEY - Destroys Crummis Ck. Man's Bee Hives
08-09-2022SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Sippin' Booze With Tex Ritter Along The Elk, Outlaw Buddy Al Jennings Once Lived In Calhoun
08-09-2022REMINISCING - "Man, If You Could Only Go Back In Time"
08-09-2022CALHOUNERS FEATURED IN STRANGE NAME BOOK - Joker And Big Ugly To Horneytown And Cukoo
08-09-2022"LIKE GIVING A CHAINSAW A SHOT" - Larry Harris' Quotable Quotes
08-09-2022NO MOSS GROWING ON ADAM O'BRIEN - Primitive Adventures, Murderous Times, And More Progeny Than You Can Count
08-08-2022TRAGEDY AND MURDEROUS TIME IN CALHOUN COUNTY - Newspaper Accounts Around The Nation
08-08-2022CLAYTON HUSK LED A SIMPLE LIFE NEAR ROCKSDALE - Tough, Independent, Hard-Working
08-08-2022MORE NATURE TAKING OVER MAN-MADE THINGS
08-08-2022PRUDENCE WOULD BE PROUD OF MINNORA CHURCH - Church Has Over 130 Year History
08-08-2022FLASHING AXES CARVED LIFE IN THE CALHOUN WILDERNESS - Over 150 Years Have Passed Since Its' Birth 1856-2006 - "No Whup, No Holler"
08-08-2022CALHOUN GOT TELEPHONES EARLY - Grantsville Exchanges In 1957, Find Your Relative
08-07-20222019: THE REMARKABLE LIFE AND TIMES OF 'KITTY' WILSON HAVE ENDED - "I Did It Because It Needed To Be Done"
08-07-2022CALHOUN'S 'KITTY' WILSON WAS HONORED BY LK SCOUTS ONE MORE TIME - An Accomplished Life
08-07-2022EARLY HUSK FAMILY BURIED ALONG WEST FORK OF LITTLE KANAWHA - Samuel Husk Civil War Soldier
08-07-2022MOUNTAIN MONSIGNOR CAME TO CALHOUN - Irish "Padre Of The Hills" Met James Gang
08-07-2022 MIKE FINK AND INDIAN TOMBSTONES ERECTED IN 2004 - "Maybe They Will Now Be Long-Remembered"
08-07-20222004: LAST 'RASTLERS' CAME TO TOWN - Rumble At Minnora
08-07-2022CIVIL WAR VET JOHN SNIDER - Early Settler Of Nobe/Leading Creek
08-07-2022GRANTSVILLE GRADE SCHOOL'S FIRST NEWSPAPER - Flashback To 1936
08-06-20221943: HENRIETTA CHILD SUFFERS FATAL BURNS
08-06-2022 RICHARDSON OIL-GAS FIELD TOOK "MIGHTY STRONG MEN"
08-06-2022REMEMBERING: WINFIELD SCOTT BAILEY PASSES AT 88 - Minnora Man Close To Simple Gifts
08-06-2022CALHOUN'S LAST PICTURE SHOW - Silver Screen Goes Dark After 94 Years In 2015
08-06-20222010: DOUBLE RAINBOW IS AWESOME SIGHT IN VILLAGE OF HUR
08-06-2022THIS OLE HOUSE: THE BUSCH HOMESTEAD - Freed-Brohard
08-06-2022WILD AND CRAZY TALE FROM 1895 - Chronicle Editor Helps Capture Fugitive
08-05-2022MILLION YEAR OLD 'BIG FOOT' FOSSILS RE-DISCOVERED IN CLAY COUNTY
08-05-20221895: MAD DOG AT LARGE IN GRANTSVILLE
08-05-2022CALHOUN'S FADED VILLAGES - How They Got Named, Other Fascinating Stuff
08-05-2022REMEMBERING "SPAV" - A Main Street Character, Spav Catches His Man
08-05-2022BERNARD MCDONALD'S UFO SIGHTING - 1947 Calhoun "Cigar Shaped" UFO Story
08-05-2022SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - A Field Of Play, Ole Calhoun High Field
08-05-2022FLASHBACK ARNOLDSBURG - Teachers At Hotel Meadows 1908
08-05-2022RESSURECTED NEWS 1897 - Calhoun Ghost Tale, Butter 8 Cents At Wiatt And Barr, Grantsville Had Three Hotels

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