Mayor’s Corner

On September 16, 2015, I attended a WVU Land Use program at Mountain Quest – dealing with dilapidated buildings. Obviously, this is a problem all over our state that has been compounded by the...

Mayor’s Corner

With tongue in cheek; I remember once thinking that in a town the size of Marlinton, rather than elections, what if every three or four years, one could go across the street, and tell...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Last week I proposed two topics that need to be considered with regard to present and future water rates – billing cycles and minimum rates. Having said that, the Town of Marlinton billing cycle...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

No news this week. Just recommendations. It’s Thanksgiving week. Thank God for what He has given you. Be thanking Him for what He wants to give you, in the future. When you “don’t feel” like...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Wow! Do I have water plant news this week, and I hope it reminds each of us – Never say “Never!” The Region 4 staff are specialists who balance complex projects in a five-county...

Mayor’s Corner

Water Source Protection Planning The 2014 chemical spill and water contamination along the Elk River in Kanawha County changed everything with regard to extra safeguarding our public water systems. The good that comes of that...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

NEWS FLASH – Be extremely careful when crossing the street in the area of Third Avenue and Eighth Street. I had no idea so many people drove on the sidewalk in Marlinton. But, after replacing the...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

It was my pleasure to attend the annual Marlinton Woman’s Club’s Community Christmas Dinner last Thursday at the Opera House. As the volunteers and various clubs and organizations were introduced and their numerous programs were...