on June 13, 2013The task of appointing a person to fill the Pocahontas County Commission seat left vacant by the death of its president, Dolan Irvine, turned into a standoff at the June 11 meeting, which was broken by the withdrawal of one of the contenders.
on June 13, 2013A crew of 29 cyclists traveling cross country made a stop in Pocahontas County and offered a bike clinic at the Mountain View Assembly of God. Bike and Build is a non-profit organization that travels the country to raise awareness and money for affordable housing.
on June 13, 2013When Arbovale resident Dorothy Sutton was looking for inspiration for her latest watercolor series, she simply looked up. “Just this past winter, I got started on the Universe Series,” she said. “That’s what I call it. I’ve done seven paintings on that.”
on June 6, 2013It’s late. You’re alone in a poorly lit parking lot. As you rush to get in your car, you hear footsteps behind you, gaining speed. You feel someone grab you. What do you do next?
on June 6, 2013Knowledge is power and the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital board of directors gained a lot of knowledge during its meeting on Thursday even-ing. Two high-ranking industry officials briefed the board on issues affecting the health care industry.
Another line of strong to severe thunderstorms is approaching Pocahontas County from the northwest. These storms could have damaging winds and very heavy rainfall. This advisory was issued at 12:50 p.m., Thursday, June 13.
The driver’s license renewal process at the Department of Motor Vehicles is no walk in the park these days and folks need to be prepared and armed with the necessary paperwork prior to visiting the DMV office.
More stringent federal...
According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals were either arrested or had activity in their cases.
Amanda Lucille Bennett, 27, of Marlinton, was arrested June 4 by Cpl. S.H. Hummel on a charge of purchasing more than 7.2...
The GED and Spokes program held a graduation ceremony for 25 students June 1 at the Pocahontas County Opera House.
The GED is a high-school equivalency diploma which is earned once the student passes tests in five core subjects. The tests...
By Dave Curry
Early harvest figures from the WVDNR indicate 2013 spring turkey hunters did very well. A total of 10,974 bearded turkeys were checked for the season that concluded on May 18. This represents a 32 precent increase statewide...
By Jim Wilson
“Help on the side of the road – of life.”
One of the many experiences I’ve enjoyed over the years is the freedom of the open road by way of the motorcycle – specifically a Har-ley Davidson motorcycle. I am thankful to...
In celebration of both West Virginia’s 150th anniversary as well as the history of Greenbrier County, Greenbrier Valley Theatre will present The Greenbrier Martyr, by K.C. Davis.
The play will run June 13, 15, 20 and 22 at 7:30 p.m. There...
The youth group of Marlinton Presbyterian Church will sponsor a special concert with the Andy Needham Band at the Pocahontas County Opera House Thursday, June 20, at 7 p.m. Admission is free, but donations will be appreciated. At the forefront of...
Contributing Writer Bruce McKean
Any athlete would have been happy to open the 2013 West Virginia State Track Tournament program for the May 17-18 meet in Charleston and see their photo for winning one of the individual 2011-2012 WVSSAC -...
Baseball season ends in Pocahontas County
Geoff Hamill News Editor
It's only May, but baseball season is over in Pocahontas County.
Due to inclement weather, the PCHS Warriors had to play both of their first two sectional...
Hallie Abdella Combs, age 81, of Huntersville, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2013, at her home after a long illness. She was surrounded by family and friends at her passing.
Born October 14, 1931, at Huntersville, she was a daughter of...
Glenda M. Sharp passed from this world Sunday, June 9, 2013, at her home.
Born August 21, 1933, at Cass, she was a daughter of the late Vernon and Mona Ray, and was raised by her grandparents, Blaine and Mary Long.
Glenda was a...