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Sheets join mission to Alaska

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer This summer, while most people were retreating to the beach for a vacation, Charles and Carolyn Sheets, of Green Bank, traveled to Alaska for two weeks to lend a hand to the...

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YHS Hillbillies run over the competition at RoadKill Cook-off

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The roads were packed and critters cowered in the bushes Saturday as aromas from the 2018 RoadKill Cook-off filled the air above the First Avenue Mini-Park in Marlinton. Nine teams from all over...

Marlinton has many ordinances, but little manpower to enforce

Jaynell Graham Editor Ordinances are created to help maintain the health and well-being of a town and its residents, but with few employees and little manpower, lack of inspection and enforcement often undermines Marlinton Town Council’s...

Find what you need at Route 66 and the Why Not Shop

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer About 20 years ago, Beryl Minghini came to Pocahontas Coun-ty and established two Route 66 locations and the Why Not Shop. The Route 66 Outpost in Cass, as well as the...

Rene White ~ ‘This is your life’

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer She’s been of inestimable value to her family and her community - in her work, her clubs and on the Pocahontas County Opera House Board. Almost everyone around Pocahontas County knows Oreana...

SADD members pledge and Plant the Promise

Earlier this month the three SADD – Students Against Destructive Decision ­– Chapters at Pocahontas County High, Marlinton Middle and Green Bank planted red tulips at their schools.  In Planting the Promise, these SADD...

Getting the wheels turning for possible IMBA designation

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With the possibility of receiving an International Mountain Bike Association Ride Center designation in the near future, Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Executive Director Cara Rose is focused on ensuring...