Discovery Junction – just took a giant leap forward

Cynthia Sandeno District Ranger USFS Discovery Junction, the soon to be developed community space next to the Pocahontas County Opera House just got a huge push forward. On November 19, the committee received notification that they...

Japanese documentary filmed at NRAO

“What do we need to know about to discover extraterrestrial life in space?” In 1960, Dr. Frank Drake, Ph.D., pondered this question as he researched radio astronomy at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green...

Two ‘faithful donors’

Jaynell Graham Editor Joyce Mullins, of Edray, reached an impressive and helpful milestone Friday when she topped the 18 gallon mark for donating blood to the Red Cross Bloodmobile. Mullins first felt called to be a...

Tomblin appoints Boso as new state senator

On Friday, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin appointed Gregory L. Boso, of Summersville, to represent residents of the 11th District in the West Virginia Senate. Boso’s appointment fills the vacancy created when Senator Clark Barnes...

State champion archers compete at nationals

Last month, the Marlinton Elementary School archery team competed against dozens of teams in Charleston and brought home a state championship title. On May 8-10, the team traveled to Louisville, Kentucky, to compete in...

Senior Citizens kicking off ‘March Madness’

While basketball fans are getting prepared for March Madness, Pocahontas County seniors are getting ready for their own month-long celebration. Pocahontas County Senior Citizens will hold its own March Madness, a month full of events...

Folklorist preserving traditions of West Virginia

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer A common misconception about folklore is the belief that it is the study of mythical creatures or tall tales. West Virginia folklorist Erin Hilliard visited the Pocahontas County Opera House last Thursday...

Tudor’s Biscuit World celebrates newest location in Marlinton

We are proud to announce the newest Tudor’s Biscuit World restaurant location opening in Marlinton. This is our 74th Tudor’s Biscuit World. The restaurant will begin regular business hours Monday, September 12, 5 a.m. to...