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...

Mayor’s Corner

Why have the MTC meeting on a holiday? Several people were upset about having a regular council meeting on a holiday - even to the point of calling the Ethic Commission. Was it proper to...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Hot is on the left, cold is on the right, and sewer runs downhill. Nothing is as simple as it may seem. Anyone at the August Marlinton Town Council meeting can attest to citizens’ concerns...

Mayor’s Corner

Sam Felton, Mayor Don’t forget – next week is clean-up week The Town of Marlinton designated April 11 through 15 as clean-out and clean-up week. Remember – it’s free, if you can get it in...

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...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

By now, many of you have seen that the hanging flower baskets on Main Street have been taken down. The plants were the same as dead. Last week, leaves began dropping onto the street....

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

The worst part about being a Papaw is that I only remember one thing at a time. April 4 was the fifth Annual Mayor and County Recognition Day for National and Community Service. I may...

Marlinton Mayor’s Corner

Urban Deer Hunt Report The Special In-Town (Bow-Only) Deer Season began September 3 and seven (7) deer kills were reported as of the end of last week. That may not sound...