Suds & Duds cakewalk raises $150 for animal shelter

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Suds and Duds Laundromat and Thrift Shop hosted a cakewalk on Saturday to benefit the Pocahontas County Animal Shelter. During the event, Shelter Manager Robin Robertson presented certificates of appreciation to Suds and Duds owner Della Fleury, Jonathan Crow and Louise Neeley. The event raised $150 for the shelter and the business also donated a large More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 5 days ago
The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last week, but $1,000 needs to be raised to complete payment. Anyone who wishes to help can send a check, payable to the Pocahontas County Historical Society, to Bill McNeel, Attn: Anna Wallace Sign Fund, 810 Second Ave., Marlinton WV 24954.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 16th, 2014

New marker honors Anna Wallace

The Pocahontas County Historical Society and Bill Barnett, owner of Anna Wallace’s birthplace, have been working for two years to have a sign honoring Wallace put up at Mill Point. The sign was delivered last More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Local band comes in second place

Pocahontas County band Cold Ethyl won Second Place in the Battle of the Bands on March 29 at Stuart’s Smokehouse in Alderson. Threat Point, from Scranton, Pennsylvania won First Place. In the photo, left to More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Anglers enjoy sunny weekend weather

It was difficult to find an unoccupied pulloff along Knapps Creek this weekend, as droves of anglers plied the water for trout. In the photo, Tim Lafferty, of Wyoming County, pulls a rainbow trout out of the creek. More...

The Pocahontas County Elementary School archery team won first place in the state tournament on March 31 and will advance to the National Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky on May 9-11. Warrior shooters who took individual honors  were; Silas Riley #9 boy, Max Ervine #5 boy, and TD Sparks #2 boy. Maria Workman was #5 Girl. The top 5 individuals received plaques and medals. Way to go team.
By Greg Hamons On Wednesday, April 2nd, 2014

Archery team wins state tournament

The Pocahontas County Elementary School archery team won first place in the state tournament on March 31 and will advance to the National Tournament in Louisville, Kentucky on May 9-11. Warrior shooters who took More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014

Copperheads win Highland County Tournament

The Marlinton Middle School Fifth Grade Copperheads won the annual Highland County Basketball Tournament on May 1. The Copperheads defeated Highland County and Hillsboro in preliminary rounds and defeated Bath County More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 12th, 2014

2014 Pack 33 Pinewood Derby

Ben Dunz, the son of Brad and Jennifer Dunz, of Marlinton, was the winner of the Best In Show award during Saturday’s Pinewood Derby. Cub Scouts voted to select the nicest looking car and Dunz’s Blackjack More...