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‘The Fables of Aesop’ ~ kid-style

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Marlinton Kids After-School Club presented its debut performance Friday evening at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The program was sponsored by Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation and the Pocahontas County Opera House...

Temporary Road Closure

The Division of Highways has announced the planned temporary closure of Pocahontas County Route 8, also known as Sheets Road, near Dunmore. The closure is scheduled to begin at 6 a.m. Tuesday, September 4....

MTC approves design for vacant lot

Jaynell Graham Editor Vacant Lot Committee Chairman Joe Smith, and members, Brynn Kusic, Roger Trusler, Lauren Bennett and Norris Long, presented the committee’s final design for Marlinton Town Council’s approval at its meeting Monday night. The...

Emergency Towing Ordinance goes back to committee

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Much of the June 19 Pocahontas County Commission meeting was spent discussing the fine points of the county’s recently enacted Emergency Towing Ordinance. Fire Association member George Murphy, Frost Volunteer...

Sweet William by the side of the road

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer As you drive the roads of our county this time of year, you are sure to notice a lot of tall lavender and white flowers clinging to the sides of rocky,...

Lockridge Prescribed Burn

The Monogehela National Forest plans a Prescribed Burn beginning Friday evening, April 13, and continuing Saturday, April 14, at Lockridge, east of Marlinton near the Virginia line.  Residents and others traveling through the area...

County math program draws attention statewide

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, superintendent Terrence Beam shared information about the county math program, which was provided by math coach Joanna Burt-Kinderman. Beam said Burt-Kinderman noted several...

Melissa’s Knit and Hobby celebrates second anniversary

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Anyone who has ever opened a new business knows that it takes hard work, perseverance and a lot of luck to successfully make it past your first two years. Melissa’s Knit and...