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Building Consensus

by Jay Miller Questionnaires on the 2016 Levy Proposal The week’s column provides an update on efforts by the Building Consensus Research Committee to identify reasons voters did not approve the 2016 Excess Levy proposal to...

December Grand Jury indictments

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following indictments were handed up by the December Grand Jury: Dustin D. Morrison, 22, of Marlinton – One Count, Possession with Intent to Deliver...

Durbin Meet the Candidates and Mayoral Candidates Debate

The Upper Pocahontas Community Cooperative invites the pubic to participate in a Meet the Candidates and Mayoral Candidates Debate event at the Durbin Community Library Tuesday, May 30, at 7 p.m. Candidates for office are...

Open House at historic Fort Warwick

If you have a family connection to militia members who may have served at Fort Warwick between 1774 and 1783, if you are a history buff or if you are just curious, you are...

Williams River Road open to through travel

Williams River Road (Forest Road 86) on the Gauley Ranger District in Monongahela National Forest is now fully open to motor vehicle use, with certain safety measures in place. Previously, a portion of the...

Grand Jury returns indictments against eight individuals

The April Term of the Pocahontas County Grand Jury convened Tuesday, April 3, and handed up indictments against eight individuals. Arraignments in the following cases will be held April 19 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer...

Making a dream come true

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer If you were lucky enough to grow up on a farm in Pocahontas County, you dream of the day you can come back home and make a living here.  And it you’re...