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Fifty-Years-Ago

Thursday, March 13, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp Flood A warm rain last Wednesday night really moved the snow and flooded the creeks and river. Ilean Walton, who reads the river gauge at Buckeye, said the highest reading Thursday was 14.33 feet, which was the highest since October 15, 1954, when it was 15.4 feet. Bill Buckley says that was...

WVU Extension News

Ham, Bacon and Egg Sale Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA annual Ham, Bacon and Egg Sale will be held Saturday, March 15, at 7 p.m. at Mitchell Chevrolet in Marlinton.  For more information please contact the WVU Extension Office at 304-799-4852.   ‘100 Miles in 100 Days’ Join us in the exciting challenge to walk 100 miles in 100 days – March 17...

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: In a March 6 letter to the editor in support of the National Monument proposal, it was stated that Mountain State anglers are too concerned about rivers to sit back and watch the federal government hand control of public land over to outside organizations and big time development, as congress has recently set out to do over and...

All-Terrain Poetry

Live readings from Pocahontas County All-Terrain best describes the territory where poetry lives. The healing power of self-talk is universal. To celebrate April as national Poetry Month both TS Eliot – who said poetry is a raid on the inarticulate – and Lousie McNeill – who spoke of a place called solid – were the inspiration for the event. Some...

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 it all - lies a sleepy little town that is an attractive and often overlooked destination in its own right. Marlinton doesn't offer bright city lights...

Lady Warriors go dancing in Charleston for eighth time

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County High School Lady Warriors are heading back to the girls state basketball tournament in Charleston for the eighth time. The Lady Warriors defeated the Irish of Clarksburg Notre Dame, 70-43, on March 5 at PCHS in the Class A Region 2 championship game. The Lady Warriors never trailed in the victory, played in front...