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100-Years-Ago

Thursday, July 16, 1914   Cows now walk by night and use the electric lights to pick and choose the choicest vegetables. The gardeners have become light sleepers and are practicing bouncing stones off of the hides of the trespassers and doing everything short of a felony to them. A country cow came into town a few nights ago with a bell...

WVU Extension

Edible Landscaping Gardening Workshop Edible Landscaping Gardening Workshop Thursday, July 24, at 6 p.m. at the McClintic Library in Marlinton.  This workshop will feature new extension horticulture specialist Mira Bulatovic-Danilovich.   Food Preservation Workshops Would you like to learn how to properly can, dry, or freeze your summer produce? WVU Extension Agent, Shirley Wilkins, will hold a series of Food Preservation Workshops during July at the Marlinton...

Library Lines

If you don’t have a young child in your life, someone you can introduce to the world of picture books, then I truly feel sorry for you. You are missing out, not only on the pleasure of reading to a child, but I would wager that you are not reading some of the most clever, fun and beautiful books...

Letters to the Editor

Dear Editor: A few months ago I bought a car from Mitchell Chevrolet. They made it easy - took care of tags, title, taxes, etc. All I had to do was turn the key and drive away. Shortly after, I felt there was a problem, not a recall, but Mitchell’s took the car in, looked it over from front to back, top...

What’s Cookin’?

Stuffed Sweet Pepper Soup 1 pound ground beef 8 cups water 4 cups tomato juice 3 medium sweet peppers, diced 1/2 cup chili sauce 1 cup uncooked long grain rice 2 celery ribs, diced 1 large onion, diced 3 tsp. chicken bouillon granules 1 garlic clove, minced 1 tsp. salt Cook beef over medium heat in a large Dutch oven or port. Cook until no longer pink. Add all remaining ingredients. Bring to a...

‘Grandparent scam’ is reappearing in some areas of West Virginia

Attorney Patrick Morrisey urges West Virginians to be on guard for the so-called “Grandparent Scam,” in which a person calls and pretends to be a grandchild who needs money for bail, medical treatment or other emergency. “This scam originally popped up last fall and is making its way back into the region this summer,” Morrisey said. “Scammers take advantage of...

Samuel Elliott

Samuel “David” (Grandfish) Elliott, of Green Bank, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, July 5, 2014, at his home. David was born November 6, 1952. He had resided in Green Bank most of his life. He is survived by two sons, William and Timothy Coughlin; five grandchildren; and a sister, Rebecca Och. Memorial service will be Sunday, July 20, 2 p.m. at David's residence...

Mary Grogg

Mary Helen Grogg, age 74, of Skyesville, Maryland, formerly of Randallstown, Maryland, died Thursday, July 10, 2014, at Transitions in Sykesville, Maryland. Born June 26, 1940, at Green Bank, she was a daughter of the late Lester and Leta Wilfong Nelson. She was the wife of the late Forrest J. Grogg. Mrs. Grogg was a Crossing Guard for 30 years with...

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