Ellie May’s Ole Mill Restaurant at Elk Springs

“It’s our ‘Cheers’” ~ Vickie Shaffer   Jaynell Graham Editor   If you’re looking for a good meal and good conversation, off the beaten path, you need look no further than Ellie May’s Ole Mill Restaurant at Elk...

The wonderful warmth of a wood stove

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Often too hot to touch, but always beckoning us near, the wood stove was the heart of most homes not so long ago.  How I loved the cook stove in the kitchen...

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...

Historic Landmarks Commission – preserving the past

Suzanne Stewart
 Staff Writer In Pocahontas County, history isn’t just a story shared between friends or an interesting fact about life in the “olden days.” History is tangible and alive, thanks in part to the...

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...

Relax and rejuvenate at The Salt Cave and Spa

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While The Salt Cave and Spa in White Sulphur Springs has typical spa treatments, it also has a unique treatment inspired by European salt mines – a salt cave. Owners Marius and Adriana Grecu...

Let’s go cross-country skiing!

When I was in the Army about a million years ago, I spent a few years as an infantryman in the 10th Mountain Division. The division's home at Fort Drum, in northern New York...

Destination: Marlinton

World-class vacation spots, like Cass Scenic Railroad State Park, Snowshoe Mountain Resort and the Cranberry Wilderness, draw tens of thousands of tourists to Pocahontas County every year. And - right in the middle of...