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Reigning Royalty

The 51st Miss Pocahontas pageant was held Sunday at the Pocahontas County High School auditorium. Winners are, from left: Miss Pocahontas Michaela Evans-Everette, daughter of Salania Evans; Little Miss Pocahontas Rylynn Barlow, daughter of Hunter...

There’s a newer truck in town

Jaynell Graham Editor Marlinton Fire Chief Herby Barlow, Firefighter Mike Miller and former Firefighter Tom Miller took a road trip to Franklin, Michigan, just north of Detroit, last Friday and returned home with a 2003 Spartan...

Into the woods

MAMA BEAR ROSE and her cubs, Bud and Petals, were released to the wild Thursday. Rose investigated the surroundings a few times before bringing the cubs out of the “family’s” enclosure. Once outside, the fun began...

New ideas, old-fashioned service, and an unexpected turn of events

Chelsea Walker Contributing Writer From a bird’s eye view, Hillsboro, West Virginia, is just another small farmers’ town filling a valley engulfed by the old and hardened Appalachian Mountains. But, if towns could talk – or...

Parker takes helm of Droop Mountain, Beartown and GRT

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Growing up in Pocahontas County where there is a state park around nearly every corner, it’s easy to fall under the spell of nature and all it has to offer. For Huntersville native...

Dominion chips in

Jaynell Graham Editor Things are changing at Watoga State Park, and a generous donation from Dominion to the Watoga Foundation will help keep the momentum going. The Foundation has been working toward two goals – ...

MMS takes first in state archery competition

Forty-five students from Pocahontas County participated in National Archery in the State Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center March 25. The top six schools in each division – elementary, middle and high school – competed...

MMS inducts first National Junior Honor Society members

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Joining in a tradition of junior high/middle schools across the country, Marlinton Middle School formed a National Junior Honor Society chapter. The first National Junior High Honor Society was formed in 1929. The MMS...

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