Semi truck crashes near Durbin

A semi truck carrying a load of pallets crashed Friday night going up Cheat Mountain, three miles north of Durbin. Rescue squads from Cass, Durbin, Huttonsville, Mill Creek and Randolph County responded to the scene. The squads worked together for an hour to extricate the driver from the wreckage. The driver, who was reported to be conscious and alert, was air evacuated from Mill Creek to Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. A passenger was also evacuated from the scene. Photo courtesy Bill Liebman.

A semi truck carrying a load of pallets crashed Friday night going up Cheat Mountain, three miles north of Durbin. Rescue squads from Cass, Durbin, Huttonsville, Mill Creek and Randolph County responded to the scene. The squads worked together for an hour to extricate the driver from the wreckage. The driver, who was reported to be conscious and alert, More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Middle-Junior football Warriors prepare for action

Head Coach J.R. Kiner teaches blocking techniques during Pocahontas County Middle/Junior football practice on Monday afternoon. The Middle/ Junior Warriors open their season at home on Tuesday, September 2 at 6 More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Volunteers work on PCHS softball field

A group of volunteers gathered on Saturday morning to work on the Pocahontas County High School softball field. The volunteers installed new sections of fence along the infield baselines. The team is hoping their More...

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie's Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group's 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various activities, including the Christmas Love Lite Tree, the PMH Gift Shop and community health fairs. Several Auxiliary and PMH officers attended the luncheon, including Auxiliary President Doris Jean Weatherholt, PMH CEO Barbara Lay and PMH Board of Trustees President Dr. Robert Must. During the event, special honors were bestowed upon Mary Broce to recognize her 26 years and more than 5,000 hours of volunteer service to the residents of Pocahontas County. In the photo, left to right, Weatherholt, Broce and Must.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

PMH Auxiliary recognizes long-time volunteer

The Pocahontas Memorial Hospital Auxiliary held a luncheon at Dorie’s Restaurant on Monday to celebrate the group’s 42 years of service to the hospital. The Auxiliary raises money for PMH through various More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Wagon training along the Greenbrier River

A mule-powered wagon train passed through Marlinton enroute to Cass last Wednesday. Paul Fuchs, of New Martinsville, his son Paul, Jr., and grandsons Noah and Levi were transiting the 76-mile length of the Greenbrier More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Must adds color to downtown Marlinton

Artist Molly Must, of Asheville, North Carolina, and her father, Dr. Robert Must, of Hillsboro, apply a segment of a mural to the side of Motor Parts building in Marlinton on Monday afternoon. The Civil War theme More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

Gridders tackle Energy Express

Members of the Pocahontas County High School football team took a break from summer workouts to read with students in the Energy Express summer learning program last Friday. Players participated in a number of interactive More...