PMH and first responders conduct emergency exercise

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Pocahontas Memorial Hospital employees Michael Stewart and Dean Gunter work inside a mobile, inflatable tent to decontaminate a patient during a training exercise last Wednesday. The tent can be deployed at hazardous material spill locations to clean patients before transport in an ambulance and prevent contamination of the ambulance fleet. Tanker trucks More...

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Hillsboro resident Dreama Brown was the winner of a door prize Saturday night at the Mark Twain presentation at Hillsboro Library. Brown won a framed copy of Twain's “Notice to the Next Burglar.” Presenting the prize is Mark Twain presenter Doug Riley.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Hillsboro Library Friends welcome Mark Twain

Helena Gondry, of Droop Mountain, escorts presenter Doug Riley into the Hillsboro Library on Saturday night. Riley portrayed author Mark Twain (1835-1910) and gave a monologue in character as the famed author. At More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

Commissioners discuss pipeline eminent domain

During its meeting last Tuesday evening, the Pocahontas County Commission answered questions about the use of eminent domain to build a natural gas pipeline through northern Pocahontas County. Eminent domain is More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Women artists celebrate at Locust Hill

Kathy Henry displays her hand painted silk scarves at the Women and the Arts craft show on Saturday in Marlinton. For info, call 304-799-6311. Pocahontas County has a thriving arts community, evidenced by several More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

Officials, groups provide views on gas pipeline

Elected officials, candidates for office, and organizations in West Virginia have begun staking out positions on a proposal to build a large-diameter natural gas pipeline from West Virginia to North Carolina. Four More...

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School music teacher Greg Morgan, right, leads fourth grade students in a lesson on quarter notes. Morgan uses the new program Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music with all his elementary school students.     S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

New program shows students the ‘marvelous world of music’

Green Bank Elementary-Middle School music teacher Greg Morgan, right, leads fourth grade students in a lesson on quarter notes. Morgan uses the new program Quaver’s Marvelous World of Music with all his elementary More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

Pipeline generates environmental concerns

A coalition of energy companies, including Dominion Resources, Inc., plans to build a 42-inch gas pipeline through Shavers Fork in this area south of Cheat Bridge and north of Fish Hatchery Run. Construction would More...