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Laughter Rx for health. Good medicine for body and soul. A feeling of joy, with a sound that might be a light and hardy giggle, chortle, guffaw or chuckle – we all have our distinct laugh. Just...

‘Tie One On’ for Safety

‘Tis the season for love and compassion, family and friends, celebrations and parties! It’s time for reflecting upon the past year and looking forward to the New Year ahead. Yet, all too often, the...

I Remember…

Veterans Day Stand up and give honor to our brave men and women. Regardless if battles were called wars or conflicts, they stood up for each of us. They stood up for America. So many endured pain of...

Minnehaha – the hospitality place

Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning at Minnehaha. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39 is a pastoral...

Marlinton High School Class of ’54 reunion

Dotty Kellison Contributing Writer The Marlinton High School Class of 1954 descended on the Marlinton Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall to the rousing MHS Fight Song for its 62nd reunion. Twenty classmates and six spouses were in...

Cub Scout Pack #33 hosts annual Father-Son Bake-off

Cub Scout Pack #33 held its annual Father Son Bake-off and Blue and Gold Banquet Sunday at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton with 95 people in attendance. Ben Wilfong was the auctioneer for...

‘Miracle at Hominy Falls ~ A true story of survival’

Denise Kendrick McNeel Contributing Writer Nearly 50 years ago (May 1968) John Moore, Jr., of Buckeye, was one of 25 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in Nicholas County. The story of the subsequent 10...

Remembering One Little General Store

Gibbs Kinderman Traveling Rt. 219 Country general stores were the center of community life a hundred years ago along what is now US 219 in West Virginia. They often housed the local post office and provided...

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