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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...

Loosen up and paint

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When participating in a workshop offered by the Pocahontas County Arts Guild, there are several certainties:  you will learn a new art form or expand on your knowledge of that art form, you will...

Sheriff cautions safety for summer travel

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The roads in Pocahontas County are long and winding, steep and sometimes narrow, leading to their fair share of accidents. With the influx of visitors and workers traveling the roads this summer,...

Pioneer Days at the Museum

The Pocahontas County Historical Museum on Rt. 219 in Marlinton will host the annual Spelling Bee and Pocahontas County History and Knowledge contests for youth and adults Friday, July 13, from 2 to 4...

Linwood is ready to grow

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At its first organizational meeting of the season, the Linwood Community Garden members may not have been out planting rows, but they were growing ideas. In its fifth year as a Grow Appalachia...

MMS working together for high achievements

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education Local School Improvement Council meeting Monday afternoon at Marlinton Middle School, the staff and students shared their excitement over the recent release of test score...

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...

Commission meeting is short and to the point

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission met on August 21, and addressed a brief agenda. Commissioners heard from Brian Aluise from Senator Joe Manchin’s office.  Aluise is the senator’s new Regional Coordinator. He said...