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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Weather related update

Emergency Management Director Michael O’Brien reported that, as of 11 a.m. Friday, 1,794 Mon Power customers are still without power. The estimated time of restore power is 11 p.m. Saturday, June 25. If More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Little Levels Heritage Fair cancelled for this weekend

Little Levels Heritage Fair has been cancelled for this weekend. The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace is closed due to the recent heavy rain. Plans are in the works to have the festival at the Hillsboro Elementary School More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, June 24th, 2016
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Governor Tomblin’s statement on flooding response effort

Damage extensive in parts of state CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 24, 2016) – Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said today that state and local emergency officials are working to ensure the safety of residents across the state. “The More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Greenbrier to crest at just above flood stage before midnight

The National Weather Service in Charleston Wv has issued a Flood Warning for the Greenbrier River at Marlinton from late tonight to Friday morning…or until the warning is cancelled. At 8:45 p.m. Thursday the More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 23, 1966 Attending a football-basketball camp at Camp Lynn, beyond Morgantown, last week were Billy Graham and Steve Jack, football, and Ivan Withers and Tom Clutter, basketball. Ivan Withers won More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1916 TO WEST VIRGINIA June 20th And on that day, no loving arms Reached forth, the newborn child to take – Mid cannon’s roar, and war’s alarms, did West Virginia’s soul awake; Behold, More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
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Library Lines

Director of West Virginia State Archives Joe Geiger, Jr. will visit Durbin, Thursday, June 30, when he will present his book, Holding the Line: The Battle of Allegheny Mountain and Confederate Defense of the Staunton-Parkersburg More...