Monongahela makes headway on flood recovery

In early 2017 the Federal Highway Administration approved $25 million through the Emergency Relief for Federally Owned Roads Program to repair flood-damaged roads, bridges, culverts, and trails in West Virginia’s Monongahela National Forest. Approximately...

DEP waives 401 Water Quality Certification for ACP

The following is a statement by Dominion Energy spokesperson Aaron Ruby regarding the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection’s waiver of the 401 Water Quality Certification for the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline:   “Today’s decision by...

Town of Marlinton Water Improvement Project nearly ready for bid process

Jaynell Graham Editor   Marlinton Town Council tended to business in a laid back and amicable fashion Monday night. Coming up on the end of the year, the agenda was light, and so was the mood in...

MMS sees improvement in behavior, attendance

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting Monday afternoon at Marlinton Middle School, principal Dustin Lambert said he is pleased to see many improvements at the school. "I...

HES students wow BOE with accomplishments

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting Monday afternoon at Hillsboro Elemen- tary School, the students were the center of attention as they shared projects from their...

FRC to host annual Kid’s Holiday Party

Family Refuge Center is gearing up for its annual Kid’s Holiday Party, and they need your help to make this holiday season a little brighter for some local families. They are seeking gift donations...

‘When the frost is on the pumpkin’

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer My mom was a great one for throwing a snippet of memorized verse into a conversation. I think they must have focused on memorization at the school in Cass and her...


Forest Service issues Final Decision to permit the ACP route on national forests

The USDA Forest Service issued a final record of decision (ROD) Friday to authorize the use of National Forest System lands for the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Project (ACP Project), and approve project-specific amendments for...