Clark Barnes set to become Senate Clerk

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State Senator Clark Barnes Santa’s not the only one making a list this Christmas season. The State Senate District 11 Republican Executive Committee is making a list of people interested in replacing State Senator Clark Barnes. Barnes is expected to become the Clerk of the Senate on January 14, when the Legislature opens its 2015 session. A Senate More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Alternate pipeline route passes Marlinton, Edray, Slaty Fork

A map shows the primary and alternate routes of a proposed 42-inch natural gas pipeline through Pocahontas County. The newly disclosed alternate route passes close to Marlinton, Edray and Slaty Fork. Towns and route More...

Members of the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps place wreaths at the Arbovale Cemetery Saturday for the National Wreaths Across America ceremony. From left, Jerry Taylor places a wreath  honoring the United States Air Force as Norris Long, Dick Riegel and Willard Pingley wait to place the others. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Veterans honored at Wreaths Across America ceremony

Members of the Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps place wreaths at the Arbovale Cemetery Saturday for the National Wreaths Across America ceremony. From left, Jerry Taylor places a wreath honoring the United More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

West Virginia wreath making for family fun

A homemade wreath is a one-of-a-kind creation and a fun family project. This West Virginia pine wreath, adorned with fern fronds, pine cones and lichen, was made for less than five dollars. The only store-bought More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

McHenry pitches RAD alternative to Commission

Retired Marine Corps officer Bill McHenry distributes copies of his slideshow briefing during a Pocahontas County Commission meeting on December 2. McHenry presented a briefing on recommended revisions to the state More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Dominion cited for water pollution violations

In this photo accompanying a DEP consent order, a portion of a Marshall County slope, where Dominion Transmission built an eight-inch natural gas liquids pipeline, has collapsed into a streambed. Dominion has proposed More...

Retired forestry teacher and FFA advisor Mike Burns, left, received the Honorary American FFA Degree at the National FFA Conference this fall. Presenting the award was National FFA officer Brian Walsh, of Virginia. Photo courtesy of Mike Burns
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Burns receives Honorary American FFA Degree

Retired forestry teacher and FFA advisor Mike Burns, left, received the Honorary American FFA Degree at the National FFA Conference this fall. Presenting the award was National FFA officer Brian Walsh, of More...