Things are shaping up for the Warriors as they head into mid-season. The squad managed to squeeze out a touchdown with less than a minute-and-a-half on the clock Friday night against the Bath County Chargers.
A free barbecue was held at Pocahontas County High School Sunday to thank volunteers who helped out when the June 29 derecho storm whipped through the county. Door prizes, cake and pork barbecue were all a part of the day's festivities.
The Warriors toppled the Lumberjacks Friday night at Richwood, 27-19, in the Warriors' first win of the season.
Warrior head coach Chris Sutton said the squad has been trying different offensive formations this year, and they may have found their niche.
The Pocahontas County Sheriff's Department hosted the third annual Sheriff's Kids Camp in Marlinton Saturday.
The Pocahontas County Warriors cinched their first win of the season over the Richwood Lumberjacks Friday night, 27-19. The win leaves the Warriors with a 1-4 record headed into the season. The Warriors are scheduled to play the Bath County Chargers at home at 7:30 p.m. Friday, September 28.
The Pocahontas County Nature Club is excited to host a bird-watching walk during the Autumn Harvest Festival. The walk, which will begin at 8:30 a.m.
Two highly-anticipated construction projects in Marlinton are in full swing. The Marlinton depot reconstruction project is coming along without any snags, according to Tom Shaffer, of Allegheny Restoration.
The Warriors suffered a severe loss, 39-0, at the hands of the East Hardy Cougars Friday night in the team's first home game. The loss marks the Warriors' fourth straight, leaving them with a 0-4 season record.
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The Pocahontas County High School Warriors lost on the road to the Pendleton County Wildcats, 26-20, Friday night.
Warrior head coach Chris Sutton said the team employed a few different offensive formations against the Wildcats in last week's showdown.
French's Diner first opened its doors in the spring of 1950, and owner French Johnson ran the diner for around seven years before he passed away. Over time, the diner changed hands a few times, but it was Arlene and Larry Armstrong, and their daughter, Tanya, who ran French's for 12 years.
A former county commissioner was arrested last Wednesday on Marlinton's Main Street. Because he fell from the deputy's vehicle, Norman Alderman was also transported to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital. Alderman was on the pavement between the deputy's SUV and the curb for about 10 minutes.
After Marlinton town council member Natasha McMann recently stepped down from her position to further her education, remaining Marlinton town council members and its selection committee nominated six individuals for the open spot in this week's regular monthly meeting.