Governor issues statement on Road Bond Referendum

Jaynell Graham Editor West Virginia Governor Jim Justice issued the following statement on the Road Bond Referendum: “This is not a Democrat, Republican or Independent issue. “It’s about jobs, safety, your roads and bridges, and hope for our...

The Hardy Girls

THE MOUNTAIN MUSIC Trail’s Music in the Mountain event at the Pocahontas County Opera House last weekend was for all ages. Sisters, Ramona Hardy, left, and Willa Hardy, competed in the Youth Fiddle Contest. Keeping it in...

Celebrating Fall at Cass Harvest Days

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The air was crisp, and the leaves were colorful as locals and visitors gathered at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park to celebrate Harvest Day. The festivities began Friday evening with a square dance...

BOE praises students’ test scores

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education was thrilled Monday evening as Superintendent Terrence Beam and Director of Student Services Ruth Bland reported on the results from last year’s standardized tests. Students in third...

Jonese recognized for dedication to prevention

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Cheryl Jonese has been the voice of prevention in Pocahontas County for the past nine years. As the Pocahontas County Prevention Coalition prevention officer, she has worked diligently to educate students and...

‘Lest we forget’

The Town of Marlinton hosted its third annual 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony Monday at the gazebo on Main Street. The event began with the ringing of the church bell at Marlinton Presbyterian Church. The flag...

MTC keeps moving forward with improvements

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council approved the outlay of a considerable amount of money at its Monday night meeting. Mayor Sam Felton and the sitting council have worked together these past several months to improve the...

Artists add to beauty of Watoga at first Art in the Park event

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It may have been dreary Saturday, but that didn’t dampen the spirits of participants in the first ever Watoga Art in the Park event. The area around the Watoga State Park picnic pavilion...