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Honoring their service

Marlinton Rotary donated American flags to be placed for Memorial Day at Mountain View Cemetery in Marlinton. Cemetery volunteer Kenneth Faulknier, left, accepted the flags from Rotary members Kendall Beverage and Joe Smith. Faulknier needs...

Excellence in education recognized at Super Scholars event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Monday evening was a time of celebration for Pocahontas County Schools. Celebration of the achievements of students and the outstanding efforts of both professional and service personnel. Superintendent Terrence Beam led the event,...

Experiencing the taste of the wild at Watoga

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer I know I’m not alone when I say what an impression Euell Gibbons made on my generation when he said those famous words in the Grape Nuts commercial, “Ever eat a...

Marlinton Water Project is ‘picking up steam’

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Town Council was advised at Monday night’s meeting that the 300,000 gallon water tank near Mountain View Cemetery is now in operation and the old 100,000 gallon tank has been removed. The...

River Race serves as reunion for some

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In the past 33 years, the Great Greenbrier River Race has attracted hundreds of individuals and groups to participate in its one-of-a-kind triathlon of running, kayaking and biking. Participants return for many...

Healing Waters ~ good for the soul

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “Many go fishing all their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after.” ~ Henry David Thoreau Along the cold, rushing water of Back Creek, below the magnificent dam...

Tattered Rose Boutique opens its doors

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer There is a new business in town – Tattered Rose Boutique. It’s located in the building with Legacy Designs, just north of Pocahontas IGA. How did owner Lisa Galford come up with...

Springtime – when an angler’s fancy turns to trout

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The story of the Edray Fish Hatchery – one of the most successful hatcheries in West Virginia – starts with something many Pocahontas Countians may take for granted – our pristine...