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...

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...

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...

Oyez, Oyez, Oyez!

By Alice McClintic Moore 1904 ~ 1986 One of my favorite amusements, as a child, was attending court. Court was held three times a year in our county, and the sessions drew an audience that comprised...

The New Sheriff and the 1962 Marlinton High School Copperheads

Bobby Galford ~ A Copperhead for life Class of 1962 What a year! Why, you ask? Well, that’s the year a “New Sheriff” arrived on the scene for the Copperheads football team. Who am I talking...

Parks and Recreation to host British Soccer Camp

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation along with Challenger Sports will play host to the first ever Marlinton British Soccer Camp June 26 through June 30. Recreation Program Coordinator Kristen LeCroy invites everyone to...

Enjoying ~ and staying active in ~ retirement

Around the world and home again   The view out the windows of a beautiful sunroom that overlook the mountains and the land farmed by his ancestors and, to the north, the Pocahontas County Country Club...