Warrior Boys are WVHIT champions

The Pocahontas County High School Warrior Boys Basketball team traveled to Clarksburg Saturday to take on the Van Bulldogs at Robert C. Byrd High School in the 2018 West Virginia Hometown Invitational Tournament. The Warriors...

Commission holds special meeting on pipeline letter

A proposed Dominion Resources 42-inch natural gas pipeline to be built through northern Pocahontas County has generated concern among local residents about damage to the Monongahela National Forest, degradation of waterways and the use...

Summer garden memories

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Louise Barnisky has a green thumb. And, as the saying goes, she comes by it honestly. As Marlinton resident and gardener extraordinaire Louise Barnisky putters around in her flower beds and her garden,...

Students walk the path of the past at Huntersville

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer A Pocahontas County school bus turned into a time machine as fifth grade students from Marlinton Elementary School traveled from 2017 to the 1800s last Friday during a field trip to the...

Thousands attend Autumn Harvest/RoadKill Cook-off

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   The streets of Marlinton were lined with vendors selling food and wares during the Autumn Harvest Festival Saturday. Individuals sold their handmade items, organizations sold tickets and goodies to raise funds for goodwill...

Green Bank Girl Scouts collect joy for the holidays

In order to earn the philanthropy badge, girls in the Green Bank Girl Scout troop decided to spread a little Christmas cheer with a toy drive. “They wanted to do a community service project and...

Biennial bat count shows continuing losses to WNS

Due to their gnarly appearance, bats invoke a sense of horror in many people. But the small flying mammals are one of man's best animal friends. By eating huge amounts of insects, bats are...

Finally finding family

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Frost resident and Mountain Quest Inn co-owner Alex Bennett always knew she was adopted as an infant, as was her sister, Barbara, but it wasn’t until last year that she made great...

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