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Youth Health Services focuses on well-being of children

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   In 2011, Youth Health Services, Inc., based in Elkins, established its school-based services in Pocahontas County. This year, the five-member team situated its headquarters in the annex building at Pocahontas County High...

Iowa man transported to face charges

In the April 2016 term of court, the Pocahontas County Grand Jury indicted David Darrow, 60, of Mason City, Iowa, on One Count ­– Obtaining Money by False Pretenses, a felony; and One Count...

World War II Exhibit

Harold Crist and his family, of Arbovale, visited the Preserving Pocahontas World War II Exhibit at Sharp’s Country Store in Slaty Fork last week. Crist enlisted in the US Navy in 1943 and served...

MTC responds to change

Marlinton Town Council and Pocahontas County Senior Citizens, Inc., formally entered into a 30-day trial transportation program Monday night at council’s first meeting of the new year. The loss of Fas-Chek Supermarket from the downtown...

Slaty Fork Post Office remains closed

A United States Postal Service safety officer has completed observations at the Slaty Fork Post Office and made recommendations to its landlord there. It is hoped that the actions of the landlord will lead...

BOE hears from Superintendent, concerned community members

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   It was a quick night at the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday as the board heard several updates from Superintendent Terrence Beam and from a couple of hear callers. Beam reported...

MONDAY MORNING UPDATE

Firefighters guarded the scene Sunday night. Breezy, dry conditions kept the ruins of the Old Bank Building smoldering through the night and flames reappeared Monday morning. Marlinton VFD arrived back on-site with a tanker...

GoMarlinton looks to quit OnTrac program

OnTrac appears to have gotten off track in Marlinton. During its meeting on Monday afternoon, community improvement group GoMarlinton discussed ending its participation with the OnTrac program. OnTrac is a prerequisite program for communities that...