West Virginia author leads writing workshop at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, through a grant from the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series, presents the 2017 PSBBF Creative Writing Workshops. ‘We Must Get Back to...

Pasteurized

Alice McClintic Moore 1904 ~ 1986 For the last twenty years a battle has been raging in Marlinton. I don’t mean that we inhabitants have been in a state of siege all that time. We have...

Motherhood is all around us

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The magic of spring brings many gifts, but none more pleasing than the joy of witnessing motherhood in all its many forms. As we watch the tall, new grass sway in...

A day at the House of Delegates

Three Marlinton Middle School students were selected to serve as pages for the House of Delegates March 27. Pictured l to r: Delegate Bill Hartman (D), Macaden Taylor, Makenna McKenney and Bracie Sheets. Photo...

Eight Rivers Quilting Party ~ register now

Registration is now underway for the 2017 Eight Rivers Quilting Party, which will be held at McClintic Library in Marlinton August 3, 4 and 5. The workshop schedule is as follows: Thursday – Tweet! Tweet! Said...

Fifty years of fun and learning at Cranberry Nature Center

The Monongahela National Forest invites you to celebrate with Cranberry Mountain Nature Center during its 50th year. There’ll be a lot going on Saturday, June 17, at the Highland Scenic Highway Drive Day and Classic...

Sherbs celebrates 101 years

Jaynell Graham Editor “I’m not going to get old,” 101 year old Hazel Sherbs said, with a twinkle in her eye. And, indeed, when it comes down to enjoying life, she is not old at all. As...