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06-29-2016RIDGE AND HOLLER BOYS PRACTICED KEEN SHOOTIN' - Nearly 30 Families Once Graced Cunningham Ridge Environs, "Cort" Cunningham Homestead Remains
06-29-2016THOUSANDS OF HUR HERALD STORIES AND PHOTOS UNDER ARCHIVES - New Stories Added
06-29-2016CALHOUN'S MOSE HOLE NOW OPEN FOR SUMMER RECREATION
06-29-2016SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: FRED BARNES WAS A FANTASTIC TEACHER - "I Stopped Being A Slacker"
06-29-2016MILLSTONE BEAR RELAXES FOR PHOTO SHOOT
06-29-2016FRED BARNES PUSHED, CAJOLED AND INSPIRED A GENERATION OF CALHOUN KIDS - "He Made Stars Of His Students"
06-29-2016A REAL BIG HORNET'S NEST
06-29-2016WOMEN DISPLAY GUNS AND MOONSHINE AT FROZEN
06-29-2016CALHOUN SCENES - Close To Home
Summersville Seamless Gutters
Slate Tire & Auto Repair
Brooksville Church
Hupp Survrying
Little Kanawha Monuments
J. Burkett Tire Center
06-28-2016OFFICIALS SAY 500 ROANE CO. HOMES DAMAGED OR DESTROYED
06-28-2016DAVID KIRBY'S PINE CRIK TALES - "The Whole World Blew Up, Like Getting Hit With A Sledge Hammer"
06-28-2016THIS OLE HOUSE - Henry's Fork House Has Last Day
06-28-2016CLASSY LAST RIDES - Restored Horse-Drawn Hearses
06-28-2016LITTLE KANAWHA RIVERBOAT HAULED LK RAILROAD ENGINE-CARS
06-28-2016SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Calhoun Klan Funeral Causes 1924 Stir, Hate Group Still Loitering
06-28-2016YOUR CALL IS IMPORTANT TO US - "The Customer Solution Center"
06-27-2016FUNDS RAISED TO KEEP HUR HERALD ON-LINE FOR ANOTHER YEAR
06-27-2016DEVASTATING CLAY COUNTY FLOOD PHOTOS - Historic Storm 2016
06-27-2016HISTORIC 2016 FLOOD STRIKES MOUNTAIN STATE - 25 Dead And Number Rising, Rainfall Up To 9"
06-27-2016HUR HERALD'S FIRST STORY 1996 - The Gift Of Our Hills
06-27-2016REDISCOVERING RICHARDSON'S BEAR FACE ROCK 77 YEARS LATER
06-27-2016"HUMAN FLY" CLIMBED OLE CALHOUN HIGH SCHOOL TOWERS
06-27-20162009: CALHOUN RESIDENTS FRIGHTENED BY RAPIDLY RISING WATER - Nothing Like It In 50 Years
06-27-2016"I CAN GO THROUGH THE WATER" HAS HITCHES
06-27-2016FLASHBACK 2000: BROOKSVILLE BAPTIST LAUNCHES FAMILY LIFE CENTER - Groundbreaking At Big Bend
06-26-2016TORNADOES STRIKING MOUNTAIN STATE - Calhoun Microburst?
06-26-2016GIP, BRAXTON CO. MAN DRAFTED PRO BASEBALL ABOUT 1910 - Spurgeon White Declined His Pick
06-26-2016LONG LOST HUSK RIDGE EVANS CEMETERY DISCOVERED
06-26-2016LEWIS CO. CHURCH HOMECOMING RECALLS "PADRE OF THE HILLS" - Father Quirk Traveled By Horseback 50 Years
06-26-2016STOP WHINING: DAWN HAS COME TO THE MOUNTAINS - Reflection On Humble Life
06-26-2016WELL-TRAVELED PHOTOGRAPHER CAPTURES "THE SHOOTING TREE" AT HUR
06-26-2016WHY YOU SHOULD NEVER KILL A BLACKSNAKE
06-26-2016FLASHBACK: A "BIGFOOT" BEAR PAW ON CRUMMIES CREEK
06-25-2016RUSH RUN BAPTIST CHURCH HOLDING FORTH 122 YEARS
06-25-2016UPDATE: DONATIONS REQUESTED TO KEEP HERALD ON-LINE FOR ONE MORE YEAR
06-25-2016MOST FANTASTICAL PHOTO EVER FROM CALHOUN PARK
06-25-2016DERECO 2012 STORM: MANY CALHOUNERS WITHOUT POWER, PHONE, WATER MONDAY - Admirable Survival Skills, Neighbors Helping Neighbors
06-25-2016THE WV THOUSAND YEAR FLOOD NOV. 1985 - Forty Seven Die
06-25-2016"SHEEP DIP, THIS IS SKUNK CHASER...GOT YOUR EARS ON" - John Newell CB Radio Hobbyist For 35 Years
06-25-20162009: CALHOUN REGION STRUCK BY SPRING FLOOD
06-25-20162009: SERIOUS FLOODING IN SOUTHERN CALHOUN - Highways Blocked, Arnoldsburg School Sandbagged, Water In Some Residences
06-25-20162005: FLASH FLOOD STRIKES SOUTHERN CALHOUN - From Stinson To Chloe, Walker To Walnut
06-25-2016CAWTHON'S CATHARSIS - I Love Technology, But…
06-25-2016RECORD-BREAKING FLOOD STRIKES CALHOUN IN 1967 - 49 Years Have Gone By
06-24-2016THIS OLE HOUSE - Deep Woods Little Creek Cooper-Stutler Homestead, Nearby 135 Year Old Log House
06-24-2016SERIOUS WARNINGS - No Trespassers
06-24-2016BOYD DUSKEY RECALLS EARLY LIFE ALONG LOWER WEST FORK - Civil War Foes Buried Side By Side, "Duskey Falls" Infamous Daniel Duskey Homeplace
06-24-2016CRAWFORD'S MEMORABLE PET ROOSTER
06-24-2016 SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Daniel Boone Slept In Calhoun?
06-24-2016CALHOUN'S KING FAMILY IN 1905
06-24-2016SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Grantsville: Dreaming Of The Way Things Ought To Be
06-24-20162002: ALTIZER LANDMARK BURNS TO GROUND - The Morgans Held Forth
06-24-2016UNKNOWN FACES - The Farris Barr Collection From 1905-1918 (No.4)
06-23-2016CALHOUN NAME PLACES - Ax Spile, Boat Gunnel And Sugar Pole
06-23-2016GOOD NEWS, BAD NEWS: WV IMPROVES IN CHILDREN'S WELL-BEING - WV Education System Ranked 46th By Annie E. Casey Foundation
06-23-2016MORE: MURDER LIVE AND WELL IN MOUNTAIN STATE
06-23-2016A VISIT TO A SECRET CHAMBER - Cremo Store, Post Office And Lodge Hall
06-23-2016BROWN NICHOLS WOW! - "Amazing The Skies Over Calhoun"
06-23-2016SIDNEY UNDERWOOD: MEMORIES OF HARDMAN ALLEY - Underwood Recalls Grantsville Life, Cow Milk, Cowboys, BBs, Bikes And Tingling Ears
06-23-2016THE ORMA MOVIE HOUSE - Grandpa Jones, T-Texas Tyler And Bill Carlisle, Customers Came Ridin' Horses And Model Ts
06-23-20161919: Silent Movie Picture Shows Come to Grantsville
06-23-20162001:OLD SOLDIERS GET THEIR DUE - Three Receive CHS Diplomas Belatedly
06-22-20161861 CIVIL WAR SKIRMISH AT BIG BEND, ALLEGEDLY 30 REBELS DEAD - Conflicting Reports Of Bloodshed, Expedition To Calhoun
06-22-2016"SKY THUNDERS AND STORM CLOUDS DRUM"
06-22-2016BILL UMSTEAD 1968: ELLIOTT FAMILY MT. ZION PIONEERS
06-22-2016UPDATE:AROUND THE BEND - Grieving Richwood Surrounded By Awesome Beauty
06-22-2016DAVID KIRBY'S PINE CRIK TALES - "Billy" The Goat, A Happy Santa, Crashin' Cars, Spittin' Tabacky Juice
06-22-2016"THE TINY SEEDS OF WISDOM SOWN HERE" - Deep Woods Ward School Launched Notables
06-22-2016 PHOTO GLIMPSE AT WEST VIRGINIANS DURING GREAT DEPRESSION - 'Hardship, Endurance, Hope," Rivard's New Book Brings Struggle To Life
06-22-2016HUR'S RUBY HUSK CRADDOCK GOES HOME AFTER 50 YEARS - Calhoun Woman Wants "Double Zeros" Next To Age
06-22-2016CALHOUN'S MOVIE PICTURE SHOWS - Lillian Gish, Whip Wilson And Goofy Monsters (Part One)
06-22-2016LONA WHITE REMEMBERED - Mother, Grandmother, Friend, Farmhand, Gardener, Cow-Milker, Mid-Wife, Country Doctor
06-21-2016DEBBIE RICHARD: GENTLY APPALACHIA - "Coming Home Again"
06-21-2016AROUND THE BEND: Pt. Pleasant's Mothman, Men In Black, Silver Bridge Disaster
06-21-2016SUNNY CAL JOURNAL - Children Abandoned: The Pain That Never Went Away
06-21-2016"WOW, WHAT WAS THAT?" - Unexplained Mysteries 58 Years Ago: Silver Slivers, Brilliant Lights, A Flying Object
06-21-2016SPENCER RADIO STATION WSPZ/WVRC CELEBRATING 55 YEARS - 'Spawned The Famous, The Accomplished, The Rich...And The Rest Of Us,' Radio Career Takes A Dive
06-21-2016CALHOUN NEWS FROM 1895 - Bashful Clerk Buys Chickens, Parachute Jump At Calhoun Fair, First Colored Man On Jury
06-21-2016ALL HAIL BROKE LOOSE- First Day Of Summer 2008
06-21-2016GRANTSVILLE MUSINGS - Dave Hathaway Fell Behind Technology, Eventually ...
06-21-2016GRAY BARKER WAS MASTER HOAXER - Braxton Native Created "Men In Black"
06-21-2016MARY UMSTEAD'S CLOSE ENCOUNTER - UFOs Have Graced Calhoun Skies
06-21-2016UFO FIRST PERSON ACCOUNT - 1947 Calhoun "Cigar Shaped" UFO Story
06-20-2016CALHOUN'S JUDE BINDER: THE WOMAN BEHIND FESTIVALL MASKS
06-20-2016JAMES C. HAUGHT: Recalls Early Calhoun Friends
06-20-2016 OLD SAINTS WOULD BE PROUD - Hur Church Bell Rings For State's 150th Birthday (2013)
06-20-2016FAMOUS WEST VIRGINIANS - It's Quite A List
06-20-2016ALMOST HEAVEN - Here's To You, A Few Of My Favorite WV Things
06-20-2016 IVYDALE'S DOC WHITE (1889-1974) - Self-Taught Physician, Dentist, Midwife, Fiddler And Jack-Of-All-Trades
06-20-2016WEST VIRGINIA - "Life Is Old There, Older Than The Trees"
06-19-2016WHAT ME WORRY: NEW ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES SAY WV COUNTIES HAS ELEVATED OIL-GAS POLLUTION CAUSING CANCER-RESPIRATORY PROBLEMS - Calhoun Makes Targeted List On Map
06-19-2016DAVID KIRBY'S PINE CRIK TALES - Elsworth Pulls His Tooth, "I Can Whip Any SOB"
06-19-2016SPENCER'S MANSION ON THE HILL - Bowman's Grove, Sylvanius And The McIntosh Mansion
06-19-2016JAMES HAUGHT: WHAT IS WEST VIRGINIA'S BEST HOPE? - "Far From The Madding Crowd," Who Would Want Sardine-Like Living?
06-19-2016HECK FAMILY RETURNED TO SPENCER'S "MANSION ON THE HILL" - Roane Wildcatter Lost His Fortune
06-19-2016SHADE AND FLOWERS ON NICUT - The Reip House

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