Marlinton attorney says no fire fee outside town

During a special Marlinton Town Council meeting on April 21, Mayor Joe Smith reported that attorney Steve Hunter had rendered an opinion on expansion of the town's fire fee to all of Marlinton Fire...

Commission lends a listening ear

Cailey Moore Staff Writer During the December 15 Pocahontas County Commission meeting, members of the community presented a series of reports and updates on organizations throughout the county. In addition, Senator Joe Manchin III's Regional Coordinator Peggy...

Governor Tomblin’s statement on flooding response effort

Damage extensive in parts of state CHARLESTON, W.Va. (June 24, 2016) - Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin said today that state and local emergency officials are working to ensure the safety of residents across the...

Pageant donations to go to FRN

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Each month, the Pocahontas County Family Resource Network offers an ABC – About Babies and Children – program, where expectant mothers and mothers with children under the age of four can go...

April is Fair Housing Month

The Town of Marlinton is proud to declare April as fair housing month and to promote fair and equitable housing in and around the community. The Town prides itself on being an open...

Sing, Sing a Song for health

The song “Sing” from Sesame Street may just be a suggestion to “Sing, sing a song, sing out loud, sing out strong,” but inadvertently, it is telling you to improve your health. Music therapy has...

PCHS plans to expand CTE department

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Local School Improvement Council board of education meeting Monday at Pocahontas County High School, principal Michael Adkins gave a presentation on the future of the CTE (Career and Technical Education)...

Historical Society hears about colorful Durbin history

For the first time in its 51-year history, the Pocahontas County Historical Society met in Durbin on Monday evening. The occasion was a presentation on Durbin history by Jason Bauserman, of Bartow. Bauserman has uncovered...