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Every soldier – a witness to history

No matter where or when they served, each soldier – man or woman – forever carries details of our changing world within their memory, and their lives reflect lessons learned in times of war or peace. Such is the case of Charles “Googie” Richardson, of Marlinton, a longtime fixture at his family’s store, C.J. Richardson Hardware. Those who know Googie know...

Elizabeth Schmidt

Elizabeth Schmidt, age 91, died Wednesday, November 6, 2013. Funeral service is Saturday, November 9, 10 a.m. at Ellis Chapel Cemetery on Brushy Flat in Renick.

Kathleen Flynn

Kathleen White Flynn, age 91, of Hickory, North Carolina, died Sunday, November 3, 2013, after a short illness. Born August 25, 1922, at Lake Waccamaw, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Bethel Dillon and Moletta Reeves White. Kathleen attended public schools in Maryville, Tennessee. She earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a Master’s and...

Thomas Moore

Thomas Mann Moore, of Glen Burnie, Maryland, died Friday, November 1, 2013, from heart failure. Born April 20, 1927, at Edray, he was a son of the late Reid and Ruby Moore. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, best friend and hunting companion, Samuel R. Moore. He was a devoted husband of Lucille Simmons Moore;...

Magistrate Court

According to Magistrate Court records, the following individual was either arrested or had activity in his case. Robert A. Wolf, 43, of Mill Creek, appeared in court October 29 on charges of false certificates, disorderly conduct, public intoxication, no proof of insurance and improper use of evidences of registration. Bond was set at $3,000.

MES focused on constant improvement

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the LSIC/Faculty Senate board of education meeting at Marlinton Elementary School Monday night, principal Ron Hall told the board he feels the Westest numbers do not reflect the abilities of his students and staff. “I’m going to tell you, I’m very disappointed – not in my staff or in my students – I’m disappointed in the scores,”...

Sheriff discusses scams and drugs with retired school employees

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Association of Retired School Employees monthly meeting October 30, Sheriff David Jonese spoke to the group about different types of scams and the drug issues in the county. There are several types of scams that county residents have fallen prey to over the years. “According to the FBI, it’s about forty-billion dollars a year,” Jonese...

PCHS Civics class Skype with Senator Manchin

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Although Senator Joe Manchin is busy in Washington, D.C., he is never too busy to answer the questions of curious West Virginia students. On October 30, Manchin “visited” Pocahontas County High School through a Skype session. While he was in his office in D.C., Manchin discussed issues with seniors in Sherman Taylor’s Civics class. Each semester, Regional Coordinator Peggy...