Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationThe Ancient GourmetOur early ancestors may have dined better than we may think.Being called a forager, or, in some circles, “wildcrafter,” was just a fact of life when I was a...

Viola Beverage

Viola Louese Beverage, of Marlinton, passed away Tuesday, November 12, 2019.Funeral service will be held Friday, November 15, 1 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home in Marlinton with Pastor Phillip Thompson officiating. Interment will be...

Winter Weather Advisory until 7 p.m. Tuesday* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches across lower elevations, with 2 to 4 inches in the mountains. Winds gusting as high as 40...

Watoga Trail Report

The barberry ~ an invader The rogue agent of the plant worldIn an earlier issue of the Watoga Trail Report we examined a most vile plant. An invasive species that leaves only pain and grief...

Infrastructure and donations top MTC agenda

Jaynell Graham Editor   Pocahontas County Libraries and Information Centers director Cree Lahti appeared before Marlinton Town Council at Monday night’s meeting to discuss the town’s annual donation to McClintic Library.Lahti provided council with information about activities...

Commission covers several topics at Tuesday’s meeting

Tim Walker AMR ReporterHistoric Landmarks Commission member Ruth Taylor addressed the Pocahontas County Commission during the hear caller/public input portion of the November 5 meeting.She reported that the Landmarks Commission is having major financial...

Wood found guilty on six counts

Jaynell Graham EditorA four-day trial before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson began October 28 and ended with a jury finding James W. Wood, Jr., 27, of Marlinton, guilty on six of eight counts.As...

Community involvement key to CEFP development

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterWith work underway on the Pocahontas County Schools Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan, superintendent Terrence Beam says it is important that people come together to share their views on the future of the...

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