MARLINTON- Walt Helmick is one candidate who's election battle isn't uphill, it's all downhill. That's not to say it will be easy, but "...that's the gravity of the situation," Helmick joked at a Sunday press conference.
Helmick is a Democrat running for West Virginia's Agricultural Commission. His 'crop' is spring water that flows from a natural spring and down the side of a mountain to his Marlinton, W.VA. 'farm'.
THIRSTY- The tiny community of Thirsty, WV has had an ironic problem since last week's storms hit the town -- hard. They have gone without water but the town has managed not to go... well, thirsty.
Yesterday, I gave you a jolt of reality and gave you the essentials you need to make a plan. Today, we are going to talk about supplies. This is in no way an comprehensive list. As before, I will give you links to the American Red Cross website where they can bore you with the details. And of course, adjust accordingly to your needs and surroundings.
You approach the pop machine, put in your $1.25 and consider your selection, Regular, Diet, Grape, Tea... or water.