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COVID-19 Daily Update ~ March 31, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed 17 new cases of novel coronavirus disease…

COVID-19 Daily Update ~ March 28, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed 17 new cases of novel…

COVID-19 Daily Update ~ March 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR) today confirmed 13 new cases of novel…

DNR Gold Rush is postponed and other changes

In an effort to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus and reduce the number of anglers gathering at public…

Obits

Randall Cutlip

Dr. Randall Curry Cutlip, beloved husband, father and grandfather, died at age 85, Thursday, February 20, 2020, in Ames, Iowa, leaving behind a grateful family that will miss him terribly. Born September 30, 1934, on the family farm near Lobelia,…

David Harman

David Wilbur “Woody” Harman, age 67, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, March 21, 2020, from a stroke. Born October 7, 1952, he was a son of the late Dewey and Shirley Rupert Harman. He graduated from East Palestine High School and…

Charles Parker

Charles William Parker, age 85, of Guys Mills, Pennsylvania, passed away unexpectedly, at his daughter’s home in West Virginia, Friday, March 13, 2020. Born August 23, 1934, he was one of six children of the late Carl and Mattie Logan…

Agnes Bricker

Agnes E. Winston Bricker, age 74, of Roanoke, Virginia, passed away at her home Saturday, March 7, 2020, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dee and Allie Smith; and a…

Magistrate Court News

Magistrate Court

According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals had activity in their cases: In Magistrate Cynthia Broce-Kelley’s court: Rodney Wayne…

Circuit Court News

Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard March 4 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer…

Columns

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor; I believe phonetics is the way to learn to read. I believe the Palmer method is the way…

125-Years-Ago

Sitting Bull, the most troublesome Indian of the Sioux band, and his son, Crow Foot, were killed in their camp, near Standing Rock, South Dakota, on the 15th. They were about to leave their camp for the Bad Lands, preparatory to taking the warpath, when they were arrested. A fight…

100 Years Ago

Thursday, March 25, 1920 NIXON–ASTIN The marriage of Jacob L. Nixon and Mrs. Victoria Perry Astin was solemnized by the Rev. W. T. Price, D. D., noon, March 21st. Mr. Nixon came here from Pennsylvania and is now manager of Jim Schanaut’s Amusement Hall. Mrs. Nixon traces her relationship to…

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, March 29, 1945 P.F.C. Raymond R. Mullenax Mrs. Lula Mae Mullenax, of Arbovale, received a telegram Friday stating that her husband, Private First Class Raymond R. Mullenax, was killed in action in Germany on February 23, 1945. Private First Class Mullenax was inducted into the service June 22, 1944……

Fifty Years Ago

Thursday, March 26, 1970 TV Program “Do the impossible,” must have been the command given to start many of the projects shown on a Bell System special, “It Couldn’t Be Done.” One such project was the observatory at Green Bank. See it on the NBC TV program, along with the…

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