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Vest, Charles Harold  NRVN News

Charles Harold Vest, 80, of Dublin, VA passed away on Wednesday, January 16, 2019. He was born on October 24, 1938 in War, WV to the late Charlie William ...



Teachers are first responders to the opioid crisis  Charleston Gazette-Mail

WAR — Middle school teacher Greg Cruey can explain the most harrowing details of his students' lives with matter-of-fact precision.



Big Creek wrestling mentor dies | Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Fred Schrom, a coach at Big Creek High School in McDowell County for 22 years, reportedly died at 9:20 on Monday night in San Antonio, Texas.



Big Creek High School destroyed by fire  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WAR — Firefighters from five volunteer fire departments are on the scene of a structure fire at the old Big Creek High School in War, according to a McDowell ...



Demolition of Big Creek High School to start soon  West Virginia MetroNews

WAR, W.Va. — The walls of Big Creek High School, which spawned Homer Hickam's mining-town stories of childhood friends obsessed with rocket-building, will ...



Demolition crews begin sifting through Big Creek High debris  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WAR — After a week-long delay, War Mayor Carolyn “Kitten” Cempela reported that a demolition crew has started the process of demolishing the former Big ...



Demolition Process Begins For Big Creek High School In McDowell County  WVNS-TV

Demolition work began at Big Creek High School in McDowell County on Thursday July 30, 2015. The school was closed in 2010. School administrators said ...



Trio of coaches among McDowell sports hall inductees  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

WELCH — Retired coaches Mike Crouse, Jim Hickam and Dr. Don Williams are three of the inductees into the McDowell County Sports Hall of Fame on ...



Rocket Boys author Homer Hickam speaks about fire at Big Creek High School  WVNS-TV

In McDowell County, Big Creek High School was set to be demolished on Monday, July 20, 2015 but it went up in flames before that could happen on Friday, ...



Duncan, Marion Philip  The Chattanoogan

Marion Philip Duncan, loving husband and father of two sons, passed away at home on Monday October 8, 2018, at the age of 79. Marion was born on June 4, ...



School Improvement Group works to keep Big Creek High memories alive  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The walls of Big Creek High School are totally down, but the community hopes that a museum project centered on artifacts from the school will keep memories of ...



A loving community says goodbye to Mayor Thomas C. Hatcher  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

Christ The King Catholic Church was filled to overflowing Monday morning as the family and friends of Dr. Thomas Clark Hatcher gathered to remember the ...



Rocket Boys hero dies at 91  Beckley Register-Herald

COALWOOD — William O. “Bill” Bolt, one of the real life, behind-the-scenes heroes of the story that Homer Hickam made famous in his book “Rocket Boys: A ...



True colors | News | register-herald.com  Beckley Register-Herald

In 1964, a full decade following the United States Supreme Court ruling on segregation in public schools as unconstitutional, education was still a black-and- ...



As coal fades in West Virginia, drugs fill void  Al Jazeera America

McDowell County, once the top producer of coal in the nation, now leads state in overdose deaths.



The Big Creek Missile Agency | Space  Air & Space Magazine

The short story that became the movie October Sky.



Gainer remembered by his 1960 Bluefield team | Local Sports  Bluefield Daily Telegraph

The Bluefield High School football team was undefeated in 1960. How did they do it? When team members gathered last weekend for a get-together, one had a ...



Homer Hickam Jr.'s 'Rocket Boys' still soars 15 years after publication  The Birmingham News - al.com

It's the touching and often inspiring memoir of Hickam ("Sonny" in the book), who grew up in the mining town of Coalwood, W.V., discovered a love of rockets at ...



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