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2008-09-23 21:00:19

By MATTHEW THOMPSON Clean water is coming to 45 customers in the Derrick's Creek area of Kanawha County. The county commission has received federal funds secured by Rep. Shelley Moore Capito, R-W.Va., to begin the project. Capito secured $175,000 from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

2008-07-28 15:00:53

By Britt Combs, The McDowell News, Marion, N.C. Jul. 28--The School Board will consider another option for the school construction dilemma. Superintendent Dr. Ira Trollinger presented another possible solution. He suggested the board consider building a magnet school.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.