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Record number of bald eagles in W.Va.

By Rick Steelhammer Saturday Gazette-Mail CHARLESTON, W.Va. — A record number of bald eagles have been spotted this year by volunteers tracking the fall migration of birds of prey at Hanging Rock Raptor Observatory, atop Peters Mountain in Monroe County. Since early August, 195 bald eagles have been sighted by[Read More…]

Way to go, Morgan Messenger

Morgan County weekly turns 120 on Saturday This Saturday, November 16, marks 120 years since the first issue of The Morgan Messenger. Founded by S.S. Buzzerd, the paper was born after a fire burned down the offices and print shop of The Morgan Mercury where Buzzerd worked. Find the paper’s[Read More…]

Marshall plane crash memorial service

Sholten Singer/The Herald-Dispatch The 43rd Annual Marshall University Memorial Fountain Ceremony is held on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, at the Memorial Student Center Plaza in Huntington. The annual memorial service honors the 75 victims of the 1970 Marshall plane crash. For more photos by The Herald-Dispatch of Huntington, go to[Read More…]

Inferno rages in Monongahela National Forest

  By Heather Goodwin Henline Publisher and General Manager The Inter-Mountain ELKINS, W.Va. — A wildfire continues to rage in Pendleton County in an area near Smoke Hole, which, much to the dismay of state and federal forestry officials, is living up to that infamous name. The fire – burning[Read More…]

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