Pocahontas County fortunate in wake of flooding

THE RISING WATERS of
Stony Creek dumped 19
inches of water into the
WVDOH office on Rt. 219
north of Marlinton. The
water began to enter the
building between 5:30 and
6 p.m. Thursday, but
dropped fairly quickly, and
by 8:30 p.m. employees
were able to enter the
building to begin the cleanup.
Several employees had
worked all day cutting
trees out of roadways, then
worked all night cleaning
at the headquarters. Photos courtesy of
Evelyn Hollandsworth and
Andrea O'Brien

THE RISING WATERS of Stony Creek dumped 19 inches of water into the WVDOH office on Rt. 219 north of Marlinton. The water began to enter the building between 5:30 and 6 p.m. Thursday, but dropped fairly quickly, and by 8:30 p.m. employees were able to enter the building to begin the cleanup. Several employees had worked all day cutting trees More...

by Cailey Moore | Published 3 days ago
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Supporters from across Pocahontas County gathered at the Opera House Friday evening to celebrate the upcoming 2016-2017 Performance Season. The two-hour event was filled with food, friends and fun, and a collection More...

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WVU President visits county

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