Clean up at the Clean Cow

Marlinton residents Mark and Jamie Strauss recently bought the Marlinton Laundromat and reopened the business under the name Clean Cow Coin Laundry. The business is a laundromat and thrift shop combined. S. Stewart photo

Marlinton residents Mark and Jamie Strauss recently bought the Marlinton Laundromat and reopened the business under the name Clean Cow Coin Laundry. The business is a laundromat and thrift shop combined. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Mark and Jamie Strauss moved to Marlinton four years ago, they had a goal – to open a business. More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 2 months ago
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By Pocahontas Times On Friday, February 6th, 2015

County Commission pipeline meeting on Wednesday

The Pocahontas County Commission will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, February 11 at 5 p.m. The agenda follows: Discussion and/or Action – Letter to Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for Support or Opposition More...

Plant Manager Dale McKenney in the Marlinton Water Plant. Engineers have advised the Town Council to upgrade the aging plant or face the possibility of a total malfunction.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Marlinton Council approves water rate increase

Marlinton Council approved a floodplain waiver for Zach Chittum to build on the two lots formerly occupied by the Old Bank Building and Dirt Bean Ohana. According to Mayor Joe Smith, Chittum is in final negotiations More...

Quilters gather at the Green Bank Library to work on a Ladybug Quilt which will be given to a child or family in need. From left: Kathy Norrod, Mary Ann Alonso, Beth Ruth Crist, Renae Wooddell and Linda Stewart use the knotting technique to sew the quilt together. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Carrying on ‘ladybug quilt’ tradition

Quilters gather at the Green Bank Library to work on a Ladybug Quilt which will be given to a child or family in need. From left: Kathy Norrod, Mary Ann Alonso, Betty Ruth Crist, Renae Wooddell and Linda Stewart More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Marlinton selected as a Gigabit City

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce annual dinner January 17, chamber president Mike Holstine announced that Marlinton had been selected to be one of five Gigabit Cities. Last More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Commission gives $100,000 to Fire Association

During the Pocahontas County Commission meeting on Tuesday morning, Bartow-Frank-Durbin Fire Chief Kenneth “Buster” Varner and Marlinton Fire Chief Herb Barlow offered advice on how a contribution of $100,000 More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

Kisner: “They couldn’t catch this old hillbilly”

On the left, a B-26 Marauder bomber flying a mission over Europe in World War II. On the right, Frank resident Dabney Kisner, who served as a bomber/navigator on a B-26 crew during the war. Kisner’s position More...