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Tanker fire at Bartow

A TANKER TRUCK carrying 7,500 gallons of diesel overturned and burned on the bridge at the intersection of Rt. 250/92/28 at Bartow Tuesday afternoon. According to 911 Director Shawn Dunbrack the driver of the truck belonging to Petroleum Carriers, LLC was unhurt. Diesel spilled into the Greenbrier River but fire departments and the Department of Environmental Protection were using...

Pioneer Days highlights video

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Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge of stealing goods from box cars on the C & O Railway. The case was vigorously fought and defended and the trial attracted considerable attention....

Preserving Pocahontas

  This photograph of Pocahontas County Enlistees is one of many in our World War II Enlistees Photo Exhibit. The picture was taken in front of the Courthouse, and that is all we know. Please contact the Preservation Officer with names or other information. Courtesy of Betty Cochran, ID: PHP000849 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or www.preserv ingpocahontas.org...

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 16, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Mrs. W. H. Barlow and Helen Barlow are building a home on Tenth Avenue next to the Yeager house recently purchased by Russell Barlow. Sergeant and Mrs. Porter Wooddell and son, Steve, flew from Germany and are visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Henderson Sharp, at Frost and other relatives and...

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 16, 1914   Cows now walk by night and use the electric lights to pick and choose the choicest vegetables. The gardeners have become light sleepers and are practicing bouncing stones off of the hides of the trespassers and doing everything short of a felony to them. A country cow came into town a few nights ago with a bell...

WVU Extension

Edible Landscaping Gardening Workshop Edible Landscaping Gardening Workshop Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at the McClintic Library in Marlinton.  This workshop will feature new extension horticulture specialist Mira Bulatovic-Danilovich.   Food Preservation Workshops Would you like to learn how to properly can, dry, or freeze your summer produce? WVU Extension Agent, Shirley Wilkins, will hold a series of Food Preservation Workshops during July at the Marlinton...

Library Lines

If you don’t have a young child in your life, someone you can introduce to the world of picture books, then I truly feel sorry for you. You are missing out, not only on the pleasure of reading to a child, but I would wager that you are not reading some of the most clever, fun and beautiful books...

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