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Boil Water Notice for town of Marlinton

According to the Pocahontas County Emergency Management Agency website, a boil water notice is in place for all town of Marlinton water customers. This is an important message from the Marlinton Town Office, effective, January 9, 2014, all Marlinton Water Customers are under a "Boil Water Notice" due to low tank levels until further notice.  If you have any...

Through it all

Hazel and Silas Riley, of Hillsboro, accompanied their Grandpa Gibbs Kinderman on an adventure last week. With owner Zach Chittum's permission, the three were gathering some bricks from the rubble of the Old Bank Building which they plan to have engraved as memorials to the history of the building. That corner of Main Street has seen it all in the...

Habitat Volunteer of the Month

Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity seeks, in a Volunteer of the Month candidate, a person who consistently comes out to help on job sites and cheerfully undertakes any job that is asked of them. That is precisely how one would describe Harrison “Gene” Varner, the October 2013 Volunteer of the Month. Gene began volunteering when he was asked to help...

Preserving Pocahontas

  Mr. Paul R. Ignatius, Assistant Secretary of the Army, congratulates Lt. Colonel Robert K. Moore on receiving the Army Commendation Medal as his family looks on. The ceremony was held at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. on July 12, 1962. Pictured left to right: Paul R. Ignatius, Lt. Col. Moore, daughter Marianne, wife Ryanna. Robert K. Moore was a direct...

Thursday, January 9, 1964 From the desk of Mrs. Jane Price Sharp BEAR It seems we missed a lot of bear killing in November. Howard Mullens tackled a 250 pound male bear on Red Lick Mountain with a .22 that he came on while coon hunting, and killed it. A check at the County Clerk’s office shows that bounty was paid on 26 bears during 1963....

100 Years Ago

Thursday, January 7, 1914 One of the best football players on the Marshall college team this year was a young man from Marlinton, Pocahontas county, a county, which has sent more than one prominent student to Marshall. This young man is Ralph A. Yeager. He did not come to school until the football season was well advanced, but he went into...

WVU Extension

Educational dinner meeting An educational dinner meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 21, at 6 p.m. in the Marlinton Municiple Building auditorium. Attendance at this meeting will also be worth three (3) pesticide applicator recertification credits for categories 11, 12 and PA. To attend the meeting you must RSVP to the Pocahontas County Extension Office by calling 304-799-4852 by Friday, January 17. ...

PMH Lifeline

With flu season officially here, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital wants to share some general information about the flu. Many people mistakenly think that the flu must involve stomach nausea and vomiting, however the flu actually more closely mimics the common cold. The difference is that the flu is much more severe and makes you feel like you are being knocked off...