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August Grand Jury indictments

Jaynell Graham Editor The August term of Grand Jury convened Tuesday and handed up indictments on one or more charges against 11 individuals. Arraignments in the following cases will be held August 15 before the Honorable Judge...

Planned power outage

Mon Power will have a planned outage to upgrade facilities Wednesday, August 8. The outage is scheduled to occur from 9 a.m to 3p.m. Approximately 4,200 customers in the vicinity of Auto, Buckeye,...

Shirley Adams ~ a life of adventure, humor and style

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Like three generations of her family before her, Shirley Ruth Waring Adams was born in Escondido, California. She was born February 19, 1942, to be exact. She and her four brothers and...

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...

Caution – Repair work on Williams River Road

Over the next three weeks the Williams River Road (Forest Road 86) on the Gauley Ranger District in Monongahela National Forest will be undergoing temporary repairs on an intermittent basis. Traffic may be delayed...

Portion of Waybright Road to be renamed

Tim Walker AMR The July 17 Pocahontas County Commission meeting was short, but it was productive for a group of citizens who live on Waybright Road. It seemed just about the whole neighborhood turned out for...

A world-traveling family of trail runners will race at Watoga

David Elliott Contributing Writer Meet the Traveling Lindhorsts, trail runners from Houston, Texas. Last month Bill and Kasia Lindhorst and their sons, Christoph and Lukas, set a family goal to enter half marathon trail races in all...

Take it with a grain of Epsom salt

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Epsom salt has, for hundreds of years, been used for myriad reasons – primarily health and beauty– but it seems everyday we hear about more and more uses for these handy...