I Remember…

The Friendship Tree I recently heard something on TV that made an impression on me. I cannot quote it word for word, but I will share my interpretation. Friendships are like a tree. The leaves are beautiful, but...

Watoga’s 80th Anniversary Celebration ~ July 1

Watoga State Park was developed by the Civilian Conservation Corps. It officially became a state park July 1, 1937, and a birthday party will be held Saturday, July 1, to celebrate its 80th anniversary. Festivities will...

August 18-20 ~ Dunmore Daze

Friday, August 18 4 to 6 p.m. – Spaghetti dinner. Adults, $6, children under 10, $3. 7 p.m. – Crowning King and Queen of Dunmore Daze 7:15 p.m. – Prettiest cake contest. Cash prizes will be awarded for the...

Friendship and the art of telling a good lie

Jaynell Graham Editor   Another Pioneer Days is in the books. Many of the original displays and contests have fallen by the wayside over the years, but one particular contest was revived last week in a smaller,...

Marlinton – the way we were

  Rivard Dwain Wilcox Contributing Writer Written in 1990 Marlinton, the county seat of Pocahontas County was established in 1749 as Marlin’s Bottom. In 1887, it was named Marlinton for Jacob Marlin, one the the first settlers to...

August 11 and 12 ~ Blues, Brews and Barbecue Festival at Snowshoe Mountain

Friday, August 11 7:30 p.m. – Musical entertainment featuring Ministers of Soul Saturday, August 12 3 to 6:30 p.m. – Registration at the Village Plaza event tent located at the top of the stairs next to...

I Remember…

Reunions ~ Family, Class and Homecomings Summers are filled with reunions. Time to get together and remember. Remember our youth, friends and family. Stories are retold – often of pranks the boys played – but not...

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...