Shirley Adams ~ a life of adventure, humor and style

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Like three generations of her family before her, Shirley Ruth Waring Adams was born in Escondido, California. She was born February 19, 1942, to be exact. She and her four brothers and...

Loosen up and paint

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When participating in a workshop offered by the Pocahontas County Arts Guild, there are several certainties:  you will learn a new art form or expand on your knowledge of that art form, you will...

Energy Express ‘gets things done’

Marlinton Elementary School was booming with excitement this summer as AmeriCorps members brought Energy Express to the community. The six-week program focused on reading, writing, noncompetitive recreation, art, drama and nutrition. Themes for each...

Paul Harris honor

EUGENE SIMMONS, OF the Marlinton Rotary Club, was honored as a Paul Harris Fellow at the club’s annual dinner July 23 at Mountain Quest Inn in Frost. Simmons has been an active member of...

A world-traveling family of trail runners will race at Watoga

David Elliott Contributing Writer Meet the Traveling Lindhorsts, trail runners from Houston, Texas. Last month Bill and Kasia Lindhorst and their sons, Christoph and Lukas, set a family goal to enter half marathon trail races in all...

Shakespeare tour comes to Pocahontas County

The Pocahontas County Opera House welcomes West Virginia’s only touring Shakespeare troupe to Marlinton Saturday, July 28, at 7:30 p.m. The Rustic Mechanicals, founded by Celi Oliveto, is the state’s only professional Shakespeare troupe and...

Wildell – a not so forgotten town

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In it’s heyday – when lumber and railroad companies set up camp – Pocahontas County was freckled with small logging towns complete with their own schools, churches and company stores. As the logging companies packed...