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The barberry ~ an invader The rogue agent of the plant worldIn an earlier issue of the Watoga Trail Report we examined a most vile...

Infrastructure and donations top MTC agenda

Jaynell Graham Editor   Pocahontas County Libraries and Information Centers director Cree Lahti appeared before Marlinton Town Council at Monday night’s meeting to discuss the town’s annual...

Commission covers several topics at Tuesday’s meeting

Tim Walker AMR ReporterHistoric Landmarks Commission member Ruth Taylor addressed the Pocahontas County Commission during the hear caller/public input portion of the November 5 meeting....

Wood found guilty on six counts

Jaynell Graham EditorA four-day trial before the Honorable Judge Robert E. Richardson began October 28 and ended with a jury finding James W. Wood,...

Community involvement key to CEFP development

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterWith work underway on the Pocahontas County Schools Comprehensive Educational Facilities Plan, superintendent Terrence Beam says it is important that people come...

BOE reviews county test scores

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At the October 22 Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, director of student services Ruth Bland gave a report on the county’s...

Preserving Pocahontas

Fifty Years Ago

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Preserving Pocahontas

Fifty Years Ago

Fifty Years Ago

Seventy-Five Years Ago



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Students display their literary minds

The Pocahontas County Literature Fair was held last Thursday at Pocahontas County High School, with more than 100 projects on display by students in...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationWhy is there a fence around the cemetery?It’s an old joke, and one likely to appeal only to a fifth-grader, but...

Commissioners set fiduciary commissioner fees

Tim Walker AMR ReporterPocahontas County has had only one fiduciary commissioner to resolve disputed estates since Josh Hardy resigned – and that is attorney Laura...

Quilting Retreat celebrates its fifth year

Christine Sharp Contributing WriterQuilters gathered at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton last week for the fifth annual “Fall into Quilting Retreat,” sponsored by Artcents...

More than meets the eye at Old Mountain Tavern

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterDanny Flores has worn a lot of hats in his life – he’s a baseball player, a baseball trainer, a workout...

Watoga Trail Report

‘We Buried Our Own’ The Workman CemeteryAs a 16-year-old boy, I vividly remember a wake and burial that I attended in eastern Kentucky between Pikeville...

DTC receives approval for sanitary and stormwater separation system

Jason Bauserman Contributing Writer   The Durbin Town Council received very good news at its regular meeting October 8.After 10 years, the town finally received approval for...

Planned Power Outage

Mon Power has scheduled a planned outage for Monday, October 21, to upgrade facilities.Inclement weather “make-up” day will be Tuesday, October 22.The outage will...

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