Archive: December, 2021
  • December

    Disaster Response

    In response to the tornado and storm system that devastated more than 1,000 homes on Dec. 10, 2021, the Huntington District deployed emergency operations personnel to help with the recovery effort.
  • Barker House Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

    State, Federal and local officials took part in a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to dedicate a new access road constructed by ODOT to the site of the historic Col. Joseph Barker Jr. House at the Willow Island Locks and Dam on Dec. 10, 2021.
  • Christmas Parade

    Big things come in small packages, and that adage couldn’t of rang truer than on Saturday night when the city of Glenville hosted its Annual Christmas Parade downtown. Old Saint Nick headlined the event, but asked his close pal, “Bobber the Water Safety Dog” to participate in providing the children of Glenville an exciting evening of colorful lights, festive costumes and lots and lots of candy!
  • Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa

    The Annual Christmas Cookies with Bobber and Santa was held at the Burnsville Community Building. Participants enjoyed learning about water safety in a creative hands-on hypothermia activity called Frosty Fingers, made water safety ornaments, met Bobber the Water Safety Dog and Santa, received water safety promotions, made Christmas ornaments with the Friends of Burnsville Lake and celebrated the holidays with cookies and hot chocolate.
  • On the Move

    The Bradshaw Town Hall in McDowell County, WV, is on the move. The structure was elevated approximately 4 feet over a four-day period in November (wrapping up on Nov. 17) as part of the floodproofing program on the Nonstructural Flood Control Project, Section 202 Program.