Third annual Space Race Rumpus puts cyclists to the test

It’s rumpus time again. The National Radio Astronomy Observatory is hosting the third annual Space Race Rumpus June 13 through 15 with events for cyclists of all ages. Rides of varying distances and difficulties are...

Enjoying cake at midnight

Jaynell Graham Editor   Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning in Minne-haha Springs. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39, is...

Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery a labor of love

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer On a corner in Dunmore there is an ordinary looking convenience store called Dunmore Country Mart and Bakery. It has two non-digital gas pumps, soda machines outside and a nice little deck...

Fan favorites return to Opera House stage

The Opera Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome back old friends and familiar audience favorites this spring, with performances by world music ensemble Lone Raven, folk musician John McCut-cheon, the Davis & Elkins College...

Nola’s House ~ a sentimental business

Jaynell Graham Editor   Nearly every school, home and corner in Marlinton holds memories for the people who were raised here. One such home is on 10th Avenue. It was built for Robert and Alta Rose in 1903...

Something for everyone at the Opera House this summer

New Orleans jazz? Check. Old time? Check? Folk? Yep. Bluegrass? Absolutely. Blues? We’ve got that, too. Did we mention the skinny German juggler? This summer the Pocahontas County Opera House will host a veritable kaleidoscope of performers on its stage,...

Minnehaha – the hospitality place

Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning at Minnehaha. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39 is a pastoral...

Cass to host Christmas-themed Elf train

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   The Cass Scenic Railroad State Park usually closes for the season after its Halloween train in October, but due to high demand for seasonal trains, Mountain Rail Adventures is hosting a special...