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Dominion donates

Angela Hoffman, Vice-President of the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce, accepted a $1,500 sponsorship check from Dominion Energy on behalf of the chamber. Denise Campbell, Community Outreach Liaison for Dominion, recently came to Marlinton to deliver the check which will be used to support the 2019 Autumn Harvest Festival and West Virginia RoadKill Cook-off. PCCOC photo

Seventy-Five Years Ago

Thursday, June 22, 1944 With the Fifth Army, Italy – Major John O. McNeel, Registar, husband of Mrs. Rose W. McNeel, of Charlottesville, Va., and son of John L. McNeel, of Millpoint, is serving with an Evacuation Hospital that has made an outstanding record while serving close behind the front lines during the Italian Campaign. In January, this hospital, which...

Planting with an artful eye

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Summer is the time to show off your plants and your crafty side, too. I’ve always admired the creativity of people who can look at something and re-imagine it to give it new life. This time of year, you’ll see that creativity expressing itself in people’s yards and on their porches as all kinds of old furnishings and...

Circuit Court

According to Pocahontas County Circuit Clerk Connie Carr, the following cases were heard June 12 before the Honorable Judge Jennifer P. Dent: A capias was issued for Burt W. Harmon, Jr., 22, of Cowen, who failed to appear for his pretrial status conference. Negotiations are ongoing in the case the State vs Matthew J. Tuskan, 36, of Hillsboro. The defendant waived...

What’s Cookin’?

Family Reunion Recipes Slow Cooked Mixed Beans 1 1/2 cups ketchup 1 onion, chopped 1 green pepper, chopped 1 sweet red pepper, chopped 1/2 cup water 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 2 bay leaves 2 to 3 tsp. cider vinegar 1 tsp. ground mustard 1/8 tsp. pepper 1 can kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 can Great Northern beans, rinsed and drained 1 can lima beans 1 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1 can...

BOE reviewing Field Trips and Excursions policy

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Board of Education has a binder full of policies it follows and maintains. Every so often, those policies are reviewed and placed on public comment to see if any changes are recommended to better serve the school system. Currently, the Field Trips and Excursions Policy is on comment and is in the process of undergoing...

Mary Moore

Mary Lewis Weatherholt Moore, age 92, of Marlinton, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Pocahontas Memorial Hospital in Marlinton. Family will receive friends Tuesday, June 18, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lantz Funeral Home in Buckeye. Funeral service will be held Wednesday, June 19, 11 a.m. at Lantz Funeral Home with Sam Felton officiating. Interment will be in...

Stephen Davis

Stephen William Davis, 68, of Mace, passed from this life Wednesday, June 5, 2019, at Colonial Place in Elkins, under the care of Mountain Hospice. Born Wednesday, December 27, 1950, in South Charleston, he was a son of the late Burton William Davis and Florence Stephenson Davis. On October 16, 2004, in Mace, he married Vicky Terry, who survives. Steve...

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