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  • July

    Heritage Day at Bulltown Historic Area

    The Heritage Day event was held at the Bulltown Historic Area on July 26, 2014. The event enjoyed great weather and included a wide variety of vendors, performers, exhibitors and visitors, with approximately 400 people in attendance.
  • Practice Makes Perfect at Dillon Dam

    By 1960 the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers moved the original railroad that ran along the Licking River to a higher elevation, due to the construction of Dillon Dam - the lake and river elevations would eventually flood the track if not for the move.
  • Dealing with Danger

    Over Memorial Day weekend, an Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) - a 4.2-inch white phosphorous mortar projectile - was found in the Dolly Sods Wilderness Area (DSWA) of West Virginia by Boy Scouts who were backpacking and camping in thearea. Dolly Sods, which is a popular area for outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, camping and viewing wildlife, plants and birds native to the area, is part of the West Virginia Maneuver Area (WVMA), a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS), which was used by the Army for live fire training and maneuvers during World War II.
  • Fireworks display at Fishtrap Lake.

    The 3rd annual fireworks display was held July 5, 2014, at Fishtrap Lake.