Students learn ins and outs of machine sewing

Students in the pajama pants sewing class are, from left: Taylor Hoke, Riley Pollack, Joni Barlow, Kirsten Friel, Hannah Burks, Elizabeth Friel and Addyson Wooddell. Photo courtesy of Cherri Hankins

Students in the pajama pants sewing class are, from left: Taylor Hoke, Riley Pollack, Joni Barlow, Kirsten Friel, Hannah Burks, Elizabeth Friel and Addyson Wooddell. Photo courtesy of Cherri Hankins Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The whir of sewing machines can be heard every Tuesday afternoon at the Pocahontas County Wellness Center in Marlinton, thanks More...

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Best in Show, Penelope Campbell. Marlinton May-or Joe Smith purchased Campbell’s cake at the auction. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Girl Scout baking skills look sweet at annual Bake-off

Local Girl Scouts competed in the annual bake-off with cakes, pies and cookies that would please any sweet tooth. Best in Show, Penelope Campbell. Marlinton Mayor Joe Smith purchased Campbell’s cake at the auction. More...

By Pocahontas Times On Monday, April 13th, 2015

Black fly spraying set for April 15

The West Virginia Department of Agriculture plans to conduct a black fly suppression treatment on Wednesday, April 15. We would appreciate it if you could run a public notice for us – if it’s not too late. Thanks. Public More...

President Barack Obama signs into law a bill improving the Veterans Affairs health care system Aug. 7, 2014, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The law dramatically expands veteran access to private care, adds medical staff and facilities, and streamlines the firing of VA executives found to be incompetent or guilty of manipulating patient data. Government photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

VA expands Veterans Choice Program

President Barack Obama signs into law a bill improving the Veterans Affairs health care system Aug. 7, 2014, at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. The law dramatically expands veteran access to private care, adds medical staff More...

The Marlinotn Town Council in session on Monday evening, left to right: Councilmember Sue Helton, Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mayor Joe Smith, and Councilmembers Loretta Malcomb, Norris Long and David Zorn.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Marlinton defers action on fire fee

The Marlinton Town Council in session on Monday evening, left to right: Councilmember Sue Helton, Recorder Robin Mutscheller, Mayor Joe Smith, and Councilmembers Loretta Malcomb, Norris Long and David Zorn. Marlinton More...

By Pocahontas Times On Friday, April 3rd, 2015

Flood Watch

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch through late tonight for areas including Pocahontas County. One to two inches of rain, with isolated amounts up to three inches are possible from More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Nature Club learns about bugs

“We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.” – Bill Vaughan Entomologist Laura Miller, with the West Virginia Department More...

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