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I Remember…

‘A New Direction’ A revival was held at the Pocahontas County Opera House last week. On the first night, Pastor Shaun Clark, of Mountain View Assembly of God, spoke about God’s love. Young Life director David...

Green Bank Observatory Star Quest XIV ~ July 19-22

The 14th annual Optical and radio Astronomy “Star Party” is set for July 19 – 22 at the Green Bank Observatory. The theme for 2017 is Solar ~ get informed and get ready for...

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...

Habitat Volunteer of the Month

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity seeks, in a Volunteer of the Month candidate, a person who consistently comes out to help on job sites and cheerfully undertakes any job that is asked of them....

The school is gone, the memories remain

From the time she was a little girl, Green Bank native Louise Brown Butcher knew what she wanted to be – a teacher. “I always wanted to be a teacher,” she said. “My older brother taught...

I Remember…

Saturday Night Remember when Saturday night was a special night out? Time for dates or groups getting together. Movies, roller-skating, dances or dinners at fancy restaurants or just a burger at a local drive-in. Remember the Chic-Inn? Cars were...

I Remember…

The Roost Who rules the roost at your house? If you are a cat owner, you know the answer. As I’ve said before, my female cat was named Chester, and that’s enough to give you problems. Remember...

‘We never did know’

Twenty-Years-Ago November 2, 1995 10th Anniversary of the Flood of '85 'We never did know' When Marlinton Mayor Doug Dunbrack talks about the Flood of '85, his voice is grim and his speech is slow as he draws...