Sculptor captures essence of Cass Scenic Railroad

Sculptor Kevin Stitzinger uses an air compressor-powered chisel to add details to the rock sculpture he is creating for Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Stitzinger began the project May 1, and is now in the final stage. The finished sculpture will be placed near the entrance of the Cass Company Store. S. Stewart photo

Sculptor Kevin Stitzinger uses an air compressor-powered chisel to add details to the rock sculpture he is creating for Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. Stitzinger began the project May 1, and is now in the final stage. The finished sculpture will be placed near the entrance of the Cass Company Store. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Some More...

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Pocahontas County High School carpentry teacher Duane Gibson, left, and recent graduate Travis Taylor at the National SkillsUSA contest where Taylor won second place in the carpentry competition. Photo courtesy of Duane Gibson
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Taylor wins second at National SkillsUSA contest

Pocahontas County High School carpentry teacher Duane Gibson, left, and recent graduate Travis Taylor at the National SkillsUSA contest where Taylor won second place in the carpentry competition. Photo courtesy More...

Herman “Butch” Butcher spends a lovely summer day at his home in Green Bank. Butcher was drafted at the age of 19 to serve in World War II. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, July 16th, 2015

Drafted as a teen, Butcher proud to have served in WWII

Herman “Butch” Butcher spends a lovely summer day at his home in Green Bank. Butcher was drafted at the age of 19 to serve in World War II. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On December 5, 1942, More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

New mayor, new council, new ideas, old challenges

Marlinton Town Council chamber was filled to near capacity June 30 for the swearing-in ceremony for the new mayor and council. Family and friends offered their enthusiastic support as Pocahontas County Clerk Melissa More...

Photographs of all the former mayors of the town of Marlinton were installed in a display at Marlinton Town Hall Thursday. From left, Kenneth Faulknier, Dottie Kellison and Joe Smith watch as Dennis Driscoll hangs one of the photos. The three former mayor’s – Kellison, Smith and Driscoll took turns hanging the photos. Faulknier placed his father’s, Guy Richard Faulknier – photo. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 8th, 2015

Mayor’s Wall installed at Marlinton Town Hall

Photographs of all the former mayors of the town of Marlinton were installed in a display at Marlinton Town Hall Thursday. From left, Kenneth Faulknier, Dottie Kellison and Joe Smith watch as Dennis Driscoll hangs More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Burns Motor Freight drivers earn statewide honors

BURNS MOTOR Freight drivers took major awards at the West Virginia Trucking Association banquet June 20 in Charleston – Eugene Collins, Professional Driver of the Year; James R. Bailes, West Virginia Public Service More...

The beginner and intermediate fiddle class at Allegheny Echoes practiced songs last week at the gazebo at Stillwell Park in Marlinton. From left, Joan Vance, T.D. Sparks and Sarah Riley play “Old Gray Mare,” as instructor Danny Arthur accompanies them on guitar. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Fiddlin’ around at Allegheny Echoes

The beginner and intermediate fiddle class at Allegheny Echoes practiced songs last week at the gazebo at Stillwell Park in Marlinton. From left, Joan Vance, T.D. Sparks and Sarah Riley play “Old Gray Mare,” as More...

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