Geoff Hamill

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A semi truck carrying a load of pallets crashed Friday night going up Cheat Mountain, three miles north of Durbin. Rescue squads from Cass, Durbin, Huttonsville, Mill Creek and Randolph County responded to the scene. The squads worked together for an hour to extricate the driver from the wreckage. The driver, who was reported to be conscious and alert, was air evacuated from Mill Creek to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A passenger was also evacuated from the scene. Photo courtesy Bill Liebman.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Semi truck crashes near Durbin

A semi truck carrying a load of pallets crashed Friday night going up Cheat Mountain, three miles north of Durbin. Rescue squads from Cass, Durbin, Huttonsville, Mill Creek and Randolph County responded to the scene. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Women artists celebrate at Locust Hill

Kathy Henry displays her hand painted silk scarves at the Women and the Arts craft show on Saturday in Marlinton. For info, call 304-799-6311. Pocahontas County has a thriving arts community, evidenced by several More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Officials, groups provide views on gas pipeline

Elected officials, candidates for office, and organizations in West Virginia have begun staking out positions on a proposal to build a large-diameter natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina. Four More...

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. DNR instructors taught a variety of classes, including fishing, hunting, mountain biking, photography,stream ecology and several other topics.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014
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Becoming An Outdoorswoman at Watoga

Participants in the DNR Become an Outdoorswoman program row a canoe across Watoga Lake on Saturday. Sixty women from across West Virginia attended the popular program this weekend. DNR instructors taught a variety More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Saturday, September 13th, 2014
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Cats scratch Warriors, 28-14

Dalton Irvine runs for a 66-yard TD in the third quarter Friday night against Pendleton County. The road weary Pocahontas County High School Warriors played their third away game in a row at Pendleton County Friday More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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PCHS Golf splits matches at Snowshoe

The Pocahontas County High School golf team lost its first match of the year to Notre Dame on September 2 at Raven Golf Course at Snowshoe. The Fighting Irish needed a stellar performance to edge out the high-flying More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014
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Pipeline generates environmental concerns

A coalition of energy companies, including Dominion Resources, Inc., plans to build a 42-inch gas pipeline through Shavers Fork in this area south of Cheat Bridge and north of Fish Hatchery Run. Construction would More...