Geoff Hamill

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Hillsboro resident Dreama Brown was the winner of a door prize Saturday night at the Mark Twain presentation at Hillsboro Library. Brown won a framed copy of Twain's “Notice to the Next Burglar.” Presenting the prize is Mark Twain presenter Doug Riley.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Hillsboro Library Friends welcome Mark Twain

Helena Gondry, of Droop Mountain, escorts presenter Doug Riley into the Hillsboro Library on Saturday night. Riley portrayed author Mark Twain (1835-1910) and gave a monologue in character as the famed author. At More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Commissioners discuss pipeline eminent domain

During its meeting last Tuesday evening, the Pocahontas County Commission answered questions about the use of eminent domain to build a natural gas pipeline through northern Pocahontas County. Eminent domain is More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014
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Baxter Church to celebrate Harvest Day

George and Kestra Pritchard, of Dunmore, show off the 2014 Harvest Day quilt, hand-crafted by Baxter Presbyterian Church members and friends. The quilt will be sold at auction during the Harvest Day celebration More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Saturday, September 20th, 2014
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Video Highlights: Warriors vs. Cougars

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, September 19th, 2014
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Heartbreak at Warrior Field

#12 East Hardy gets go-ahead score with 21 seconds left in game Warriors RB Morgan Mason scampers for 30 yards on a sweep left in Friday night’s game against East Hardy. The Pocahontas County High School More...

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...