Highlights of the 2011 Pioneer Days Grand Parade in Marlinton on July 9, 2011.
Pictures from the 2011 Pioneer Days festival in Marlinton, July 6-10.
Will Pennington personified everything that makes mountaineers great: devotion to family, hard work, self-sufficiency, intrepidity, community spirit, honesty and Godliness.
Winners of the 2011 Pioneer Days frog jumping competition: First Place - Brandon Friel; Second Place - Glenn Malcomb; Third Place - Shameron Friel.
Pictures from the Pioneer Days festival held in Marlinton on July 6-10, 2011. Part I.
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Pocahontas High School Warriors infielder Steve Halterman was the best player on a team with many talented young players last season. Halterman led the team with a .423 batting average and 29 RBIs.
2011 Pioneer Days festival, July 6-10.
A history professor spoke to the public about the causes of the Civil War at Huntersville Presbyterian Church on July 6.
GNCC Snowshoe motorcycle race, June 26, 2011.
Circuit court clerk Connie Carr administered the oath of office to the incoming Marlinton mayor and councilmembers at a ceremony at Dorie's Restaurant on June 29.
On Tuesday, West Virginia State Police search and rescue teams resumed a search for a missing Virginia man in the Cranberry Wilderness.
A vocal Linwood resident and a Pocahontas County Public Service District (PSD) board member continue to question the legality of PSD board member David Litsey's votes with respect to the Snowshoe sewage project.
Pocahontas County landfill manager Jody Alderman had some good news for the Solid Waste Authority (SWA) board - and the environment - at the SWA board meeting on June 29.
If you get on Google Earth and point it to New Zealand, you'll see the country is comprised primarily of two large islands. On the south island, which stretches toward Antarctica, you'll see an extensive north-south alpine mountain range.
The Marlinton Rotary Club did a lot more than eat during its annual dinner at Mountain Quest Inn on June 27. A local banker received a prestigious award; two distinguished guests spoke and the club president turned over his gavel to a new leader.