Commission funds East Fork tank demolition

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East Fork Industrial Park coordinator John Simmons speaks to the Pocahontas County Commission last Thursday morning. Simmons recommended demolishing tanks at the industrial park rather than registering them with the state. Pictured left to right: commissioners Jamie Walker, Davdi Fleming and William Beard; Commission Assistant Sue Helton and Simmons. East More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Marlinton Council approves water loan application

Marlinton Water Supervisor Dale McKenney at the Marlinton water plant in April 2014. Water rates in Marlinton will increase by 8.3 percent this fall as the town begins the next phase of water system improvements. More...

Students from all over the state attended the Governor’s School of Math and Science this summer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. Above, Lauren Young, of Cabell County, shows members of her group a graph they created using data they collected using the 40-foot telescope and Green Bank Telescope. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Students STEM out at NRAO

Students from all over the state attended the Governor’s School of Math and Science this summer at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank. Above, Lauren Young, of Cabell County, shows members of More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

Misplaced letters halt Durbin Council action

Less than an hour after closing the special meeting August 5, Durbin Town Council located paperwork pertinent to the business which was set to take place at the special meeting. The special meeting was scheduled More...

By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

McLaughlin gets third sentencing trial

Convicted murderer Billy Ray McLaughlin, 53, formerly of Stony Bottom, has been granted a third sentencing trial in Greenbrier County Circuit Court. The third sentencing trial was ordered because a juror in the More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Veterans to Agriculture director visits Marlinton

Army combat veteran James McCormick, director of the West Virginia Veterans and Warriors to Agriculture program, speaks with Marine Corps veteran Alice Arbuckle during an information meeting on July 30. McCormick More...

The sound of sewing machines buzzed through the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church last weekend during the annual Pearl S. Buck quilting party. Quilters gathered to learn new patterns and spend quality time with like-minded crafters. On the wall in the background is a display of squares made by participants. They all feature purple pansy fabric. The squares were part of a drawing where lucky quilters won 20 squares for a quilt top or three squares for a table runner. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Quilters gather for Pearl S. Buck Quilting Party

The sound of sewing machines buzzed through the Oak Grove Presbyterian Church last weekend during the annual Pearl S. Buck quilting party. Quilters gathered to learn new patterns and spend quality time with like-minded More...