The flood … one year later

No one saw it coming… Rt. 60 East in White Sulphur Springs was overcome by Howards Creek on June 23, 2016. No one saw it coming, not even the newspaper. One year ago, on Thursday, June 23, the Mountain Messenger staff was busy getting the paper ready to go to press. Rain fell throughout the day, and by afternoon, cell phones throughout the office were issuing emergency warnings of flash flooding in Greenbrier County. The warnings went, largely, unheeded, as staff continued to complete the weekend’s newspaper. The paper was ready to go to press around 3:30 p.m., and staff members had a bit of down time to make phone calls and check out Facebook. One reporter was informed that it was flooding More...

by Sarah Mansheim | Published 16 hours ago

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Mending Memorial Park

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Nice catch

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