Farmers Market opening in three locations

The Pocahontas County Farmers Market has expanded to three locations for the late spring/summer season. President Sandy Irvine said the Marlinton market, located at the mini-park will open Saturday, May 24, 8:30 a.m. to noon....

Unearthing Durbin’s past, one page at a time

When Jason Bauserman got Durbin Town Council’s permission to collect information from the town’s historic records, he had no idea what he was getting himself into. The research began with an inquiry by Pocahontas County...

Delegate Campbell gets Frontier Internet upgrade plans

Delegate Denise Campbell (D - 43rd District) is aware of concerns about the quality of Internet service in Pocahontas County. In order to obtain information from Frontier Communications about improvements to that service, Campbell...

Beard, McLaughlin win primary election

Bearing in mind that results are still unofficial, it appears that Pocahontas County will have at least one new member on its County Commission on January 1. Dunmore farmer David McLaughlin won Tuesday's Democratic...

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...

2014 primary election results

Tuesday, May 13, 9:10 p.m, 15/15 precincts reporting POCAHONTAS COUNTY UNOFFICIAL RESULTS U.S. Senate - Democratic Dennis Melton 254 Natalie Tennant 775 David Wamsley 142 U.S. Senate - Republican Larry Butcher 41 Shelley Capito 372 Matthew Dodrill 43 U.S. House District 3 - Democratic Richard...

Military and civilian units conduct exercise in National Forest

A field exercise in Pocahontas County last weekend tested the ability of several organizations to respond to what might seem an unlikely event, but one that has become more of a threat - a...

FFA chapter honors friends and members at banquet

It was evident at the FFA banquet Friday evening that members view the club as more than a school sanctioned organization. It is a family. In the past three weeks, that family dealt with an...