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  1. Skeletal remains foundRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... was executed on the property of Combs Sr. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph reported in late July 2013 of a missing Matoaka woman last seen in May 2013. Theresa Ford, 38, of Matoaka, was last seen May 16, 2013 in Hiawatha. Bud Mountain and Matoaka are ...

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  2. George Herman LittleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 14 | Marietta Times

    ... Marietta Center under the care of Hospice. George was the son of Anne Taylor Goff and Richard Goff. He was born in Matoaka, West Virginia, but spent most of his life in Zanesville and Marietta. He married Rosella Little (Hawkins-Ehrenberg) on April ...

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  3. The Real Story Of Pocahontas Is Much Darker Than The Disney MovieRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 5 | Silicon Alley Insider

    ... hostage there for more than a year. Rolfe - the most vile character in Disney's version - showed special interest in Matoaka. As a condition of her release, she agreed to marry him. On April 5, 1614, Matoaka became Rebecca Rolfe, and she soon had a ...

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  4. 400 Years Ago Today Pocahontas Married John RolfeRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 5 | NewMexiKen

    ... in the Tidewater region of Virginia. She was born around 1595 to one of Powhatan's many wives. They named her Matoaka, though she is better known as Pocahontas, which means "Little Wanton," playful, frolicsome little girl. Pocahontas probably saw ...

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  5. Winners named for county writing contestRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 1 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Sun Valley Elementary fearlessly led the way, delighting the audience with her story about Tippy, the pony. Lashmeet/Matoaka third-grader Kaleb Meadows spun a tale about magical mittens that transported a boy and his dog to Mexico, Alaska, Canada, ...

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  6. Three Mercer County volunteer fire department respond to blazeRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 23 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... sustained some damage where the fire was and smoke damage in the rest of the trailer," Chief Steven Sommers of the Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department said. Matoaka along with the East River and Bluestone Valley volunteer fire departments responded to ...

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  7. Family tries to recover from a total lossRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | WOAY

    ... the garage Thursday morning. The six-alarm fire on Ceres Road brought Green Valley, Bluewell, East River, Montcalm, Matoaka, and Oakvale fire departments to the scene. There were reports of the homeowner storing ammunition and gunpowder in the house ...

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  8. Mercer County Firefighters Association hopes commission will rework fire feesRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... according to the letter to the commission from Steven A. Sommers, president of the association and chief of the Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department. Sommers explained that the present fire fee structure that has been in place for more than 20 years, ...

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  9. 6 departments respond to fireRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 20 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Bluewell and Green-Valley were both paged out at 1:44 p.m., East River was paged out at 1:48 p.m., with Montcalm, Matoaka and Oakvale volunteer fire departments getting calls within a few minutes. The Princeton Rescue Squad also staged near the site ...

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  10. Replying to inaccuracies in Gordon's WeatherviewRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2014 | Black Country Bugle

    ... a shaky first few years the colony prospered; it was the location of the well-known story of Captain John Smith and Matoaka (better known as Pocahontas). Incidentally, the vessel which Mr Hensman quotes as the 'Susan' was actually the 'Susan ...

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  11. How Do Disney Princesses Stand Up to Historical Versions?Read the original story

    Jan 31, 2014 | Popsugar.com

    ... a gown from around 1485 for Aurora . Claire recently updated Pocahontas to be "spunky age-appropriate Pocahontas/Matoaka" to be "closer to accounts and illustrations of Powhatan dress" from the 17th century. For 1920s Tiana , Claire "based the dress ...

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  12. Back in Time - January 28, 1976Read the original story

    Jan 23, 2014 | Lincoln Journal

    ... Linville; Duval thumps Wayne, falls to Winfield; Hamlin nips Wildcats and Buffalo of Putnam; Harts loses to Crum and Matoaka, dropping to 5-7 rating; Duval wins its own boxing tournament; Guyan tourney this weekend; Guyan Valley routs Hannan; Lions ...

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  13. Structure fire reported in KegleyRead the original story

    Jan 17, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... County 911 alerted local fire departments at approximately 8:50 p.m. The East River Volunteer Fire Department, Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department, Green Valley Volunteer Fire Department were sent to the scene along with the Princeton Rescue Squad, ...

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  14. Local metal band ready for album releaseRead the original story

    Jan 11, 2014 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... due on Feb. 2. Along with Crouse (Famine) who sings and plays guitar, Helgardh band members include Brent Bane, from Matoaka, on bass, Steven Crockett, from Bluefield, on drums, and Britt Larue, from Peterstown, on guitar. Bane, Crockett and Larue ...

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  15. Montcalm fire destroys home on Freedom RoadRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2014 | WOAY

    ... Newswatch it happened on Freedom Road in Montcalm at around 2:13 AM. No injuries are reported at this point. The Matoaka, Montcalm and Bramwell volunteer fire departments, along with Bluefield Rescue, all responded to the scene. Neighbors tell ... 2 comments

  16. Three departments responded to early morning structure fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2014 | WOAY

    Dispatchers said it happened on Freedom Road in Montcalm at 2:13 a.m. No injuries were reported. The Matoaka, Montcalm, and Bramwell Volunteer Fire Departments, along with Bluefield Rescue all responded.

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  17. PocaHAUNTusRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 8, 2014 | Scoop

    ... with the audience and the company after performances on Friday and Saturday nights. Melissa: Pocahontas, born Matoaka, ordained Amonute, christened Rebecca, was my great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great, great ...

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  18. Fire destroys Kegley homeRead the original story

    Dec 30, 2013 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... "We were paged out to the fire at about 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) morning," Beeman said. "We responded with two units. The Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department, Bluestone Valley Volunteer Fire Department and the Princeton Rescue Squad also responded in ...

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  19. Firefighters respond to Kegley structure fireRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2013 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... "We were paged out to the fire at about 12:30 a.m. (Sunday) morning," Beeman said. "We responded with two units. The Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department, Bluestone Valley Volunteer Fire Department and the Princeton Rescue Squad also responded in ...

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  20. Blaze destroys Matoaka home, sends one to hospitalRead the original story

    Dec 3, 2013 | Bluefield Daily Telegraph

    ... Princeton Christmas Parade to answer the alarm at approximately 6:22 p.m., according to Chief S.A. Sommers of the Matoaka Volunteer Fire Department. Firefighters from the Bluestone Valley, East River, and Montcalm volunteer departments also ...

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