Traditional crafts at Music in the Mountains

Cailey Moore Staff Writer An early morning rain did little to deter the young, the old and everyone in between from enjoying themselves at the second annual Music in the Mountains Old-Time Festival on Saturday. The festival,...

Labor of Love

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Little did Jody and Becky Spencer know on their wedding day – August 6, 1995 – that they would, 21 years later, be celebrating their wedding anniversary as Jody became the...

Tapping into a sweet plan for Maple Days

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Several years ago, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture developed West Virginia Maple Day as a celebration of all things maple related – from farm tours to sales of maple syrup and...

Good intentions clash with ordinance at MTC

Jaynell Graham Editor There is a saying that “no decision is a decision in itself,” and that was true at Monday night’s Marlinton Town Council meeting when council failed to make a motion to address a...

Thomas Fletcher ~ talented native son

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Visitors to the 4th Avenue Gallery in the Marlinton Depot will notice that something new, and quite different, has been added – photographs by Thomas R. Fletcher. What makes the nature scenes...

Cass Harvest Day and Burner Homeplace Open Air Market

THERE WAS A hint of Fall in the air Saturday at the Cass Harvest Day celebration at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park and the Burner Homeplace Open Air Market. Crafters, vendors and visitors enjoyed a day of...

Watoga’s 80th anniversary ~ something to celebrate

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It was a gorgeous day for a celebration Saturday as employees and guests gathered at Watoga State Park for the park’s 80th anniversary. The past mingled with the present through stories shared about...

GBO receives $1.3M grant from NSF

U.S. Senators Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, announced $1,345,903 for the Green Bank Observatory (GBO) through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Associated Universities...