Durbin welcomes Santa Claus

Don Jennings Councilman The Durbin Christmas Parade had a lot of community support this year. It was a little cold, but I don’t think the kids felt it because they were more interested in seeing Santa....

I Remember…

The month of March is here. It came in like a roaring lion – wind howling as it whips and tears across the mountains and valleys. Trees dance in a frantic pace. High winds send objects...

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...

Music and the Child

by Alice McClintic Moore 1904 ~ 1986 I spent my childhood and grew up in a small town. That phrase, grew up, is literally true, for when I grew I didn’t fool around with inches, I...

September 30 ~ The Hammons Family Musical Heritage Celebration

After getting your fill of wild food at Marlinton’s Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off, the Opera House invites you to be a part of the “Hammons Musical Heritage Celebration,” at 7:30...

Potatoes ~ the prince of foods

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Part II As potatoes marched across the continent, they were proving their incredible value to the people who grew and ate them. Europeans’ health improved as they included the potatoes in their diets.  Diseases...

I Remember…

County/Country Doctors I had the privilege of working with many doctors in Pocahontas County, and, although many of them have passed away, their names are still remembered and their legacy lives on. It is interesting...

Elk River Ramblers – life, music and a day job

Convey – to cause to pass from one place or person to another. – Merriam Webster Dictionary As we travel this road of life we often come in contact with unforgettable sights, sounds and voices. Someone...

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