Marlinton water project cost increases

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Engineer Fred Hypes, with Dunn Engineers, explains an engineering plan to Marlinton Council on Monday night. Hypes told Council that the West Virginia Bureau of Public Health required the addition of a water clarifier to the design for an upgraded Marlinton water plant, which will add an estimated $650,000 to the project cost.State agencies are nervous More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

BOE will not receive ‘Forestry Money’

As the board of education was reviewing the budget at Monday night’s meeting, board president Emery Grimes revealed that the Secure Rural Schools funding, known as “Forestry Money,” was not included in the More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Commission investigating Green Bank Industrial Site

Cass resident John Fitzgerald talks to the Pocahontas County Commission about a proposed lease of land at the Green Bank Industrial Site. Fitzgerald said he wanted to lease 30 acres at the site for agricultural More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Marlinton Council postpones meeting

Marlinton Council postponed its meeting Monday night for one week, due to a technicality involving the state Open Governmental Proceedings Act. That law, as interpreted by the West Virginia Ethics Commission, requires More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

West Virginia Division of Tourism photo contest inspired by Turner song

It took only one listen to Cass native Wyatt Turner’s song “You Remind Me of West Virginia,” for Deputy Secretary of Commerce and Commissioner of Tourism Amy Shuler Goodwin to draw inspiration for the West More...

West Virginia University Mountaineer Mike Garcia visits with students at Marlinton Elementary School Monday during lunch. Garcia made a surprise visit to county schools on the first day back from vacation. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

WVU Mountaineer visits county schools

West Virginia University Mountaineer Mike Garcia visits with students at Marlinton Elementary School Monday during lunch. Garcia made a surprise visit to county schools on the first day back from vacation. S. Stewart More...

Charter officers of the Pocahontas County Chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America receive the chapter charter from West Virginia VVA Second Vice President Rodney Farley. Pictured, left to right: Richard Groseclose, Lee Wolfe, Arnold Dulaney, Joseph Smith, Norris Long, David Stone and Farley.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Local Vietnam Veterans of America chapter now meeting

Charter officers of the Pocahontas County Chapter of Vietnam Veterans of America receive the chapter charter from West Virginia VVA Second Vice President Rodney Farley. Pictured, left to right: Richard Groseclose, More...