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“I don’t know why people say it’s so hard to quit smoking. I’ve done it hundreds of times myself!” - Mark Twain A popular belief is that New Year’s resolutions rarely make it through the month of January, and there is some truth to that perception. Yet it remains a fact that a lot of people resolve to make changes or accomplish goals More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Bartow man smoothies his way to better health

Jason Bauserman displays the ingredients for a healthy fruit smoothie in his Bartow kitchen. Ingredients can include apples, bananas, blueberries, sunflower seed, flax seed, spinach, dandelion, greens, fruit juice More...

The Green Bank Girl Scouts held a toy drive at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School for the Children’s Home Society in Lewisburg. The troop, front row, from left: Emilynn Hall, Mileya Bircher, Madeline Ray, Olivia Vandevender and Adelyn Warner. Back row, from left: Maybelle Warner, leader Susan Ray and Jillian Fortney. Not pictured: Leaders Rita Fortney and Kelly Warner. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Green Bank Girl Scouts collect joy for the holidays

The Green Bank Girl Scouts held a toy drive at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School for the Children’s Home Society in Lewisburg. The troop, front row, from left: Emilynn Hall, Mileya Bircher, Madeline Ray, Olivia More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

McLaughlin sworn in as Commissioner

Pocahontas County Commission Assistant Sue Helton administered the oath of office to incoming Commissioner David McLaughlin at the start of Tuesday evening’s Commission meeting. McLaughlin, a farmer from the More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Local residents submit names for State Senate appointment

Charles Wifong, of Dunmore, and Reta Griffith, of Marlinton, have submitted resumes to be considered for a State Senate appointment. Two local residents and a former Pocahontas County resident have added their names More...

The living room of  Wilbur and Linda Wright’s home in Marlinton is decked out for Christmas with a large tree, trains, Santa and snowmen galore. The wonderland is created for their grandchildren. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Celebrating Christmas the Wright way

The living room of Wilbur and Linda Wright’s home in Marlinton is decked out for Christmas with a large tree, trains, Santa and snowmen galore. The wonderland is created for their grandchildren. S. Stewart photo From More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

Clark Barnes set to become Senate Clerk

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 More...