CLENDENIN, WV (WOW) – Most can recall the horrors of the “Thousand Year Flood” that took place in June 2016. Yesterday officially marked the two-year anniversary, and one West Virginian small town looking on the bright side.
Flood waters nearly drowned the little town completely. Homes were lifted off their foundations, drifting away. Everybody’s personal belongings and memories buried under muck and mud.
Two years later, the town hosts their first-ever Clendenin Homecoming Festival, a community-based event that celebrates their perseverance and accomplishments through a tough time.
Flood survivor, Janet Rollyson explained…