The New Sheriff and the 1962 Marlinton High School Copperheads

Bobby Galford ~ A Copperhead for life Class of 1962 What a year! Why, you ask? Well, that’s the year a “New Sheriff” arrived on the scene for the Copperheads football team. Who am I talking...

Sherbs celebrates 101 years

Jaynell Graham Editor “I’m not going to get old,” 101 year old Hazel Sherbs said, with a twinkle in her eye. And, indeed, when it comes down to enjoying life, she is not old at all. As...

Cub Scout Pack #33 hosts annual Father-Son Bake-off

Cub Scout Pack #33 held its annual Father Son Bake-off and Blue and Gold Banquet Sunday at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton with 95 people in attendance. Ben Wilfong was the auctioneer for...

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone...

Opry Night features Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass

The annual Opry Night at the Pocahontas County Opera House has come to represent some of the best bluegrass and traditional talent in the region. This year’s headliners, Sugar Run and Stony Bottom Bluegrass, will...

A BOY

Clipped from a publication and sent in by Floyd Viers, for dedication to the boys of Pocahontas County Published Thursday, November 16, 1950 After a male has grown out of long dresses and triangles, and has...

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!

By Alice McClintic Moore 1904 ~ 1986 One of my favorite amusements, as a child, was attending court. Court was held three times a year in our county, and the sessions drew an audience that comprised...