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The world comes together at Camp Hidden Meadows

Tim Huguenin Contributing Writer Camp Hidden Meadows is aptly named. The 250 acre tract of land tucked away on the edge of Thornwood, just off of Rt. 28, is easily overlooked by anyone not searching for...

Bosquet is 2018 Pocahontas County Belle

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer For 61 years, the Community Educational Outreach Service (CEOS) clubs of Pocahontas County have selected one member to be the “Pocahontas County Belle” and represent the CEOS and the county at...

Smith is Parade Marshal

Lifelong resident and former Marlinton Mayor Joseph W. “Joe” Smith will be Parade Marshal for this year’s Pioneer Days Grand Parade on Saturday. He became involved with Pioneer Days in 1971 and served as vice-chairman...

Andrew Price ~ 1871-1930

A tribute, penned in 1958 by his granddaughter “Goodbye, proud world, I’m going home.” As the little Greenbrier train puffed up the valley, Andrew Price, returning from a trip to Pittsburg or New York,...

Welcome to Marlinton

The First Permanent English Settlement West of the Alleghenies   As I begin my fourth year in the Mayor’s office, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2018 Pioneer Days Festival, now, in its...

Allegheny Echoes transforms Casto from student to teacher

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Steven Casto began playing the banjo when he was eight years old. A year later, he attended Allegheny Echoes – the first of 12 years as a student. Last year, he made the...

Good intentions clash with ordinance at MTC

Jaynell Graham Editor There is a saying that “no decision is a decision in itself,” and that was true at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting when council failed to make a motion to address a...

A fight for Independence

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer In the summer of 1776, the delegates of the Second Continental Congress had been meeting for some time at the Pennsylvania State House in Philadelphia. They were trying to agree on how...
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