Ocala, Florida resident Vaughan Roberts is on a mission to honor fallen troops and remind citizens of their hard-earned right to vote. The former Navy gun crewman plans to play Taps at all of the nation's Veterans Administration (VA) cemeteries by Election Day 2012.
A standing-room-only crowd attended the Marlinton council meeting on November 10 to express concern about proposed water rate increases.
The PCHS football Warriors fell to undefeated Bishop Donahue, 34-14, in a first-round playoff game in Moundsville on Saturday afternoon.
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A fixture on the corner in downtown Marlinton for 60 years, French's Diner will close its doors on November 28.
The Pocahontas County High School varsity football team qualified for the state playoffs and will play a first-round game against the Bishop Donahue Bishops on Saturday, November 13 at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale (north of Moundsville).
Fourteen PCHS Warriors were named to the 2010 All-Potomac Valley Conference II (PVC) football team and LB/OL Seth Doss was named Co-Defensive Player of the Year. PVC coaches prepared the roster, which was released on November 4.
I've read accounts of the ordeal faced by Confederate soldiers climbing up Cheat Mountain, through a spruce forest in the dark, but I didn't really appreciate what those soldiers went through until I visited the Gaudineer Scenic Area (GSA).
Update - November 7: The #14 PCHS Warrior football team plays a first-round playoff game against the #3 Bishop Donahue Bishops at John Marshall High School in Glen Dale (north of Moundsville) on Saturday, November 13 at 1:30 p.m. See the print edition Thursday for a playoff preview.
Citing a change in circumstances and a change in course, the Pocahontas Public Service District (PSD) board withdrew support for a proposed 1.5 million gallon per day (gpd) sewage plant on Snowshoe Drive last week and canceled the contract with the engineering firm that developed the plan.
Environmental engineering and consulting firm Potesta and Associates, Inc., has been doing well in Pocahontas County recently.
On a cold and windy Friday night in Upper Glade, the Pocahontas County Warriors finished their regular season with a 47-0 drubbing of the Webster County Highlanders. The Warriors improve to 6-4 and move into the No. 14 spot in state Class A football.
"Get off the property!"
The Pocahontas County Warriors totally dominated the Webster County Highlanders, 47-0, at Upper Glade Friday night.
The Warrior defense has not allowed an offensive score in three straight games.
Richard Dale, of Mill Creek, can tell you firsthand about the horror of nuclear war. As a young Navy sailor in WWII, Dale served on a ship that sailed into Nagasaki harbor, the city destroyed by World War II's second atomic bomb strike on August 9, 1945.
On July 9, Frontier Communications CEO Maggie Wilderotter said, "We're going to spend millions to bring high-speed internet to neighborhoods that don't have it and increase speeds for those who already have it."