Singing the praises of being a Belle

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer For 62 years, West Virginia counties have each selected one special lady to be its “County Belle” to represent them at the annual West Virginia Folk Festival in Glenville. The festival, which...

Welcome to Marlinton

The First Permanent English Settlement West of the Alleghenies As I begin my fifth year as Mayor, it is my pleasure to welcome you to the 2019 Pioneer Days Festival, now in its 53rd year. ...

New 4-H Camp Pavilion

Jessica Stump, of the Snowshoe Foundation, and Ernie Shaw, President of the Pocahontas County 4-H Foundation, cut the ribbon at the new 4-H camp pavilion. The pavilion was built in less than a week by...

Lucy’s Grocery and Moore Opening Thursday, July 11

After months of renovations and upgrades, downtown Marlinton once again has a grocery store. Located in the former FasChek building, Lucy’s Grocery and Moore will open Thursday, July 11, at 8 a.m. The shelves...

Heritage Games at LLHF

It was all fun and games at the 22nd Annual Little Levels Heritage Fair in Hillsboro Saturday with the theme of “Field Day: Heritage Games.” Silas Dean, left, and Eli Beezley, right, ham it up...

Students keep up their skills at Energy Express

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer For six weeks in the summer, part of Marlinton Elementary School is transformed into a learning camp, directed by Energy Express. Youngsters in kindergarten through sixth grade participate in the free day...

It’s a celebration ~ bring on the punch

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer American cooking, or “cookery” as it was called in the 18th century, was a world away from the culinary delights we enjoy today. For one thing, available ingredients were limited to whatever...

On the Badge ~ The Barlow and Moore Store

Liz Gay Katy Gay Contributing Writers In the mid-1800s, the village of Edray stood at the crossroads of the Marlin’s Bottom – Huttonsville Turnpike and the road to Clover Lick. There were four stores there. The Barlow and Moore...

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