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The Chancel Choir at the Marlinton Methodist Church is pictured here during what may be an Easter pageant. The date is unknown and the members of the choir are not identified. More...

Circuit Court News

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard September 17 before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson: In a change of plea More...

Region 4, Durbin Council gets update on sewer project

Last week, members of Durbin Town Council met with Region 4 Planning and Development Council executive director John Tuggle, Community Project Specialist Lesley Taylor and Hannah More...

BOE holds productive meeting

At the board of education meeting Monday night, treasurer Sherry Radcliff and Greenbrier County Schools treasurer David McClure gave a report on the board’s financial statement. Radcliff More...

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Warriors burn Richwood, 48-13

Wyatt Workman returns an interception for a TD in the first quarter of Friday night’s game in Richwood.   The Pocahontas County High School Warriors hit Richwood like More...

PCHS golfers win PVC Championship

Members of the Pocahontas County High School Golf Team before their first match of the season on August 13, l-r: Stephen Mick, Brandon Wilfong, Brandon Halterman, Matt Rao, Chase More...

Heartbreak at Warrior Field

#12 East Hardy gets go-ahead score with 21 seconds left in game Warriors RB Morgan Mason scampers for 30 yards on a sweep left in Friday night’s game against East Hardy. The More...

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I was up in Bartow this week to walk around the late Jessie Powell’s property at...

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  A hunting party poses with family, friends and three white-tailed deer at an unknown location...

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Cattle are grazing on Crooked Fork (of Old Field Fork) of Elk River near Slaty Fork....

Hazel Underwood

Hazel Landis “Nanna” Underwood, age 71, of Summersville, went to be with the Lord Sunday, September 28, 2014, at Hubbard Hospice House West, South Charleston, following a short illness. Family will More...

Dorothy Bennett..

Dorothy M. Shaver Bennett, age 71, of Slaty Fork, died Sunday, September 21, 2014, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins. Born December 12, 1942, at Marlinton, she was a daughter More...

Layton “Tony” Beverage..

Memorial service for Layton “Tony” Beverage, Sunday, September 28, 2 p.m. at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church.  More...

Connie Hill..

Connie Marie Hill, age 62, of Marlinton, died Friday, September 19, 2014, at her home. Graveside service was September 21, at Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton. Memorials may More...

Opera House features ‘Cameos of Civil War Women’

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Seldom-told stories of the women of the American Civil War will come to life on the stage of the Pocahontas More...

Hammons Musical Heritage Celebrations returns to Pocahontas County Opera House

The Pocahontas County Opera House is pleased to bring back the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration” as part of Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest..

‘My People Was Music’ – a collection of words and music

  Mountain State Press is pleased to announce the publication of My People Was Music, a stunning collaboration of poetry, photography..

First time principal brings years of experience to MES

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Principal Greg Ball When Greg Ball, formerly of North Carolina, decided it was time to leave the classroom to More...

Students see the good and bad on Choice Bus

The Mattie C. Stewart Foundation Choice Bus is a sort of time machine – a glimpse into a future without an..

MHS Class of ’54 reunion

Marlinton High School Class of 1954 pictured l to r: Front row, Freda Underwood Thompson, Shirley Kelly Smith, Nancy Ward Currence, Barbara Varnery Kelly, Marilyn Ryder Alvaro, Doris Ella Cooper Lustine, Phyllis Shumaker Merrell and Ward Jackson. Second row, JoAnne Beverage Gardner, Kenneth Townsend, Mary Louise Bowers Workman, Dorothy Weatherholt Kellison, Patricia Landis McNeill and Robert Sheilds. Third row, Adele Friel Loudermilk, Mary Jarvis Currence, Martin Bell, Steve Smith, Fred Burns, Jr., Don Ervine and Richard Sharp. On Saturday, July 12, members of the Marlinton High School Class of 1954 gathered at the Pocahontas Community Wellness Center in Marlinton to celebrate their 60th class reunion. Classmates were greeted with the Marlinton High School Fight Song, then enjoyed sweet rolls and coffee. They found their seats by the place..

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in More...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: When my driveway starts getting rough I have to get in my truck, go to the quarry, buy a load of gravel, spread it out and make my driveway smooth again. When IGA re-surfaced their parking lot they hired a contractor who came and did the work for them...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: I want to share some thoughts about this pipeline situation. There are a lot of facts around and that is really good because it is important to understand what is going on here where we all live or at least try to. Someone said, and it might have been that Hula More...

Field Notes

Odds and ends   The summer continues to rush along toward its inevitable end.  School will start soon and homeowners will..

100-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 24, 1914   TOP ALLEGHANY Corn cutting is in order. A party of hunters from Clarksburg were camped a day..

Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, September 24, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp   Weather Ilean Walton, who checks the Greenbrier River gauge at..