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Eleven indictments handed up by Grand Jury

Jaynell Graham Editor According to Pocahontas County Circuit Court Clerk Connie Carr, the following indictments were handed up in the August Term of the Pocahontas County Grand Jury: Bobby Lee Morrison, 54, of Dunmore: one count, driving...

Wood remains most economical heating option

Heating fuel prices vary widely from year to year, as supply and demand constantly fluctuates. Common heating options in Pocahontas County include wood, wood pellets, oil, kerosene, propane and electricity. The...

Lilburn Loudermilk

Lilburn McKay Loudermilk, age 92, of Hillsboro, died Saturday, October 14, 2017, at White Sulphur Springs Center in White Sulpher Springs. Born September 25, 1925, at Oto, he was a son of the late Joseph...

Flood Watch in effect

The National Weather Service in Charleston has issued a Flood Watch for Pocahontas County, effective Friday afternoon, March 13, through Saturday evening, March 14. Persistent rain will overspread the Middle Ohio Valley and portions of...

Jenkins joins in protesting EPA overreach

State Sen. Evan Jenkins attended a town hall meeting June 25 sponsored by the West Virginia Farm Bureau to discuss the impact of proposed regulations by the EPA regarding the “Ditch Rule.”   In March,...

Snowshoe wastewater construction could begin this year

After years of dispute, controversy and litigation, momentum is building toward construction of a Snowshoe-area sewage system. Earlier this month, Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) contract engineer Waste Water Management, Inc. (WWMI) completed the final...

Vehicle accident leads to multi-state investigation

Jaynell Graham Editor Detectives from the Jacksonville, Florida, Sheriff’s Department and the West Virginia State Police – Marlinton Detachment will work together to investigate events surrounding a single vehicle accident. The accident occurred Sunday near Thornwood, about...

BOE hears from ACP community liaison

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday evening, Atlantic Coast Pipeline community liaison Denise Campbell addressed the board with information concerning the upcoming construction of the pipeline through Pocahontas County. Campbell’s...