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The Ghost of Jesse’s Cove ~ A story that you almost never heard

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationWith Halloween on the horizon, I found myself grappling with a moral quandary. So, I decided to ask Delbert, my friend up in Mudwallow, Ohio, for advice. Now, I know what...

Mike Murphy ~ on track

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterAfter sitting out last year due to injury, Boyer resident Mike Murphy got back on the race track in the UMP modified series. He was a bit apprehensive at first, but ended...

A very special evening

J. G. Tilton built the Pocahontas County Opera House in 1910, and 109 years later, on October 17, 2019, Tilton’s grandson, Tom Tilton, was in Marlinton and attended the Kathy Mattea concert. Tilton is...

Hop aboard the MTA

Tim Walker AMR ReporterTim Thomas, the CEO of the Mountain Transit Authority -or MTA – explains the new public transit service in Pocahontas County – what is it, how to use it, and what it...

Empty Bowls fills FRN pantry

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterAn Empty Bowls dinner was held at the Pocahontas County Opera House last Wednesday evening where tables were  strewn with festive fall décor and well-known local musicians Richard Hefner and Joanna Burt-Kinderman entertained...

Offering hope on the road to recovery

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterOvercoming substance abuse and feeling a need to change careers, Marlinton native Scott McGee found his calling in 2018 when he joined Seneca Health Services as a peer recovery support specialist and peer...

Bicentennial receives funds, develops plans for year-long celebration

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterIn December 2021, Pocahontas County will officially be 200 years old. To ensure the county’s “birthday” is celebrated to the fullest, community members and volunteers have been working together on the Bicentennial...

Kathy Mattea comes to Pocahontas County

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterThis has turned out to be one busy week at the Pocahontas Opera House!Coming on the heels of last Saturday's performance of the first operatic music to be heard there in...

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