Current and former members of the Durbin Lions Club gathered Saturday to celebrate 65 years of service to the community and the world. When the club received its charter in 1946, it was the 100th club in West Virginia.
At the board of education LSIC (Local School Improvement Council) meeting at Hillsboro Elementary School Monday night, parents and teachers voiced their concerns about losing the fifth grade to Marlinton Middle School.
Durbin Town Council discussed applying for a Snowshoe Foundation grant at its meeting October 11.
Recorder John Osborne said the town can apply for money to fund a municipal playground. The deadline for the application is October 28.
Superintendent C.C. Lester updated the board of education Monday night on the Needs Project at Hillsboro Elementary School.
The Durbin Lions Club will celebrate its 65th anniversary October 22.
In its first LSIC (Local School Improvement Council) meeting of the 2011-2012 school year, the board of education met Monday night at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School. Principal Melvin Lindsey and several teachers shared information about new projects being implemented at the school.
WV 39 is now open after an early morning accidentﾠ closed the only east-west route into Marlinton.
A tractor trailer carrying lumber turned onto its side, spilling lumber in the road and onto Tim Wade's land.
The Pocahontas County High School golf team won first place at Regionals September 26 at the Lewisburg Elks Club.
Cody Hill was once again low medalist with a score of 78. Teammate Andrew Morrison was second in the tournament with a score of 86.
In a first for the VH1 Save the Music foundation, the state of West Virginia has been selected to receive grant funding for middle school bands over the next several years.
Continuing the positive changes to the Respect and Protect Program, principals of Green Bank Elementary-Middle School, Marlinton Middle School and Pocahontas County High School shared their changes with the board of education Monday night.
For most people, it doesnﾒt get more bizarre than roadkill and on Saturday, the king of bizarre, Travel Channelﾒs Andrew Zimmern, tasked his taste buds to sample the culinary creations of the RoadKill Cook-off and Autumn Harvest Festival in Marlinton.
The Warriors were successful on the links at the Elks Club in Lewisburg at the Coalfield Conference Monday. The team bested five competitors to bring home the title.
Almost Heaven Habitat for Humanity CEO Michelle Connor visited Durbin Town Council September 13 to explain Habitatﾒs goals for Pocahontas Countyﾒs residents.
On the morning of September 13, truck driver Michael Crossland, of Oklahoma, left the Dollar General in Monterey, Virginia, and headed to the Dollar General in Green Bank.
Name: Brian Willhite
Joined Honor Corps: In 2011
Years of Active Service: 1979-2000