Mountaineer spreads pride in county

West Virginia University Mountaineer Michael Garcia, right, leads Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students in a mini-tryout to be the school’s honorary Mountaineer. The contest included students giving their best yell and leading the crowd in cheering “Let’s Go, Mountaineers.” Alexa Taylor was named the winner. Garcia visited all five schools in the county Thursday. S. Stewart photo

West Virginia University Mountaineer Michael Garcia, right, leads Green Bank Elementary-Middle School students in a mini-tryout to be the school’s honorary Mountaineer. The contest included students giving their best yell and leading the crowd in cheering “Let’s Go, Mountaineers.” Alexa Taylor was named the winner. Garcia visited all five schools More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 months ago
Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell, at podium, and Honor Corps member Willard Pingley perform the POW/MIA ceremony at the Veterans Day Dinner Wednesday at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The stage was adorned with flags from each branch of the military, the POW/MIA flag, West Virginia Flag and United States Flag. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, November 18th, 2015

Veterans honored at annual dinner

Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps commander Rick Wooddell, at podium, and Honor Corps member Willard Pingley perform the POW/MIA ceremony at the Veterans Day Dinner Wednesday at the Pocahontas County Opera More...

Members of the Marlinton Woman’s Club serve breakfast to Marlinton Elementary School fifth grade students and their parents Friday. The breakfast was prepared by the fifth grade as part of their table manners, etiquette and healthy eating lessons provided by the Woman’s Club. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

MES fifth grade students learn to mind their manners

Members of the Marlinton Woman’s Club serve breakfast to Marlinton Elementary School fifth grade students and their parents Friday. The breakfast was prepared by the fifth grade as part of their table manners, More...

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By Cailey Moore On Tuesday, November 10th, 2015

Catering to the soul

Harriet Faulknier stands in front of her cookbook and recipe collection. To make the bookshelf, Faulknier’s stepfather laid each cookbook out on the dining room table and custom built the shelves to fit. Photo More...

At the annual Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Harvest Day Friday, Julian Rittenhouse and Daniel Solliday demonstrated the old-fashioned way of making rope. On the ground, at left, are samples of their work. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Thursday, November 5th, 2015

Keeping traditions alive at Harvest Day

At the annual Green Bank Elementary-Middle School Harvest Day Friday, Julian Rittenhouse and Daniel Solliday demonstrated the old-fashioned way of making rope. On the ground, at left, are samples of their work. More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Whistles, celebrations and compliance on TOM agenda

Marlinton Town Council recognized the dedication and contributions of the Pocahontas County Scottish Rite Club at its meeting Monday night. Pictured, l to r: Master Mason Doug Lantz, Marlinton Mayor Sam Felton 32º, More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, November 4th, 2015

Marker to be constructed on former hospital lot

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Tuesday’s Pocahontas County Commission meeting was a morning of remembrance and giving as individuals from across the county appeared before the commission with a variety of requests. BJ More...