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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Future of Cass Railroad questioned on social media

Rumors began to circulate in early April about a change in management at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. On April 3, a Facebook page, “Save the Cass Railroad,” was launched and updates citing anonymous sources More...

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the Governor’s Cup and got first place overall in the competition. Mark was awarded the Anita and Bob Barton Award in recognition of his dedication to the promotion of skiing in West Virginia. Photo courtesy of Mark Poore
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Poores win high honors at WV Governor’s Cup

Mark Poore, left, and his son, Keith, received awards at the 54th Annual West Virginia Governor’s Cup at Timberline Four Seasons Resort in Davis. Keith won both events in the Governor’s Cup and got first place More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014
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Virginia poet leads writing workshop at Hillsboro Library

As part of the New Voices Writing Workshop series sponsored by High Rocks, Virginia poet Erica Weaver led a poetry workshop Saturday at the Hillsboro Public Library. Weaver guided the workshop attendees through More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Monday, April 7th, 2014
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Ralph McKeever

Ralph K. McKeever, age 74, of Maxwelton, died Saturday, April 5, 2014, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center after a sudden illness. Graveside service is Tuesday, April 8, 2 p.m. at Sunset Cemetery in Jacox.  More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Merle Kerr

Merle Gene Kerr, Sr., age 81, of Dunmore, passed away Wednesday, April 2, 2014, at his home. Family will receive friends Saturday, April 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wallace and Wallace Funeral Home in Arbovale. More...

Pres. Poca
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Preserving Pocahontas

This great photograph from the Pocahontas County Fair in the 1920s comes from Maxie Gum, of Green Bank. It pictures six musicians playing banjos and fiddles under a tree at the Fairgrounds near Marlinton, W.Va. More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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Field Notes

From Border Settlers of Northwestern Virginia from 1768 to 1795 By Lucullus Virgil McWhorter  A Modern Nimrod The following interesting letter was a reluctant compliance with the request of my father for a brief More...