Tom Cooper

May 3, 2011

Free CERT Classes in Wood County

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is offering FREE CERT classes in Wood County. The classes will be held at Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department in Parkersburg in the first floor conference room on Tuesday May 10th, Thursday May 12th, Tuesday May 17th & Thursday May 19th from 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm […]
May 3, 2011

Free CERT Classes in Wirt County

Mid-Ohio Valley Health Department is offering FREE CERT classes in Wirt County. There will be food and drinks available and you must come to all 3 classes in order to receive your completion certificate along with you own CERT backpacks. It will be held at the Elizabeth WV Fire Station […]
May 3, 2011

May OEM/CERT/SAR Activities

Our OEM/SAR/CERT meeting is this Thursday night at 7pm in the OEM office. Lue Ann’s bringing strawberry pies. Tyler County Amateur Radio Org. meeting is May 10. Rope/knot training is at Mountwood Park Wed. May 11 at 6:30pm Fire Extinguisher training at Wood County Health Dept. Thursday May 12 at […]
May 1, 2011

SAR Training Went Well

The April SAR training went very well. The weather was beautiful. 22 team members participated. Everyone went through Tech II training stations. Next events will be posted soon.   tjc
April 29, 2011

Everything is a GO for April SAR Training!

Everything is going as planned for this Saturday’s April 30th SAR training. The nav course has been setup and the weather is predicted to be sunny with a high of 74. Hope to see you there!
April 24, 2011

April Search and Rescue Training

The April Search and Rescue training will be held Saturday April 30 at Camp Copperhead.  We willl start at 10 am.We will be working with land-nav, maps, man-tracking, area and route searching and knots. Bring your gear. This will be a review for those of you preparing to take the Tech […]
April 23, 2011

Body of Missing Ashton Man Found

ASHTON – The search for Bill Mayes, 75, of Ashton, has come to a tragic end as of early Friday afternoon. Search crews and volunteers began their sweep of 18 Mile Creek on Friday, and around 11 a.m., a body was found. Family members sadly confirmed it was that Bill […]
April 18, 2011

4-H Needs Help

The 4-H is looking for folks who would be interested in working with the 4-H Camp during the week of June 13-17. We are in desperate need of adult counselors. There will be a training on April 28 at 6pm at the 4H Camp for anyone who is interested. The […]
April 18, 2011

Tech II Rope/Knots Training

The Wood County folks have asked if we can do a rope refresher class to prepare for the SARTech II exam coming up in May. We’ve got it cleared with Mountwood Park to use the Administration building downstairs meeting room to have our rope/knot class on May 11, at 6:30 pm. All […]
April 14, 2011

Search Continues in Mason County

“Thanks to all groups that responded to the Mason Co search last evening….some came a long way….we searched the area and researched the areas the VFD had searched…looks like they had done a good job before we got there….although we did not locate the subject we are confident that he […]
April 13, 2011

Point Pleasant Search

Homeland Security has requested any available search teams to assist with a search in Ashton, south of Point Pleasant ,WV. TC SAR has a group in route. Call Tom at 304-771-3674 if you are available.
April 11, 2011

WV SAR EX went Great

“Thanks to everybody who helped with planning and who participated in the weekend’s “Operation Be Prepared” SAREX….real world stuff happened, weather, commo glitches, etc, etc, etc….but everyone weathered it with good humor and carried on. I thought it went well and hope everyone got home safely….we can now start planning our […]