Around the Forest

MNF plans prescribed fires this spring Monongahela National Forest fire managers plan to conduct prescribed fires on approximately 5,000 acres of Forest Service land in six locations between mid-March and late-May in Pendleton, Pocahontas and...

Durbin moves toward improvement projects

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer After waiting for nine years, the Town of Durbin was finally approved for a new sewer line system.  Mayor Kenny Lehman made the announcement September 11 at a Durbin Town Council Meeting. The...

SBA funds MIP grant for GBEMS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer A week before his planned vacation, Pocahontas County Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam received good news from the West Virginia School Building Authority. The Major Improvements Project for repairs at Green...

Commission hears good news about tourism revenue

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission addressed a brief slate of business at its meeting Tuesday morning, and they received good news from the 2017- 2018 annual report from Pocahontas County Convention and...

‘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...

Commission tends to routine business

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission met at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday for their regularly scheduled meeting. Dunmore resident Amy Scott spoke during the hear callers portion of the Pocahontas County Commission meeting Tuesday morning,...

Boil Water Advisory lifted

The cautionary Boil Water Advisory issued February 12 has been lifted as of Thursday, February 15. The quality of the water has been restored for Marlinton, Edray, Back Mountain, Airport Hill, Brush Country and...

Tips to help first responders

Michael O’Brien Director, Emergency Management If you have an emergency, will first responders be able to quickly find your home? Extra minutes spent trying to locate a property could mean the difference between life and death. Here...