As the first day of school gets closer, the board of education held a short meeting Monday night to prep for the new year.
Name: Charles Arbogast
Drafted: 1966 into the Marine Corps
Enlisted: 1970 into the Army
Years of Active Service: 1966-1968, 1970-1973
Served During: Vietnam War
As the Cass Scenic Railroad train neared the Bald Knob station Friday, two passenger cars came off the track, halting the trip.
Trainmaster Fred Bartels said the incident was a small hiccup and didnﾒt cause any damage or injuries.
Name: Richard Reigel
Joined Honor Corps: 2003
Enlisted: 1963, US Army Reserves and 1968 in the Army National Guard
Years Served: 1963-1971
For most college students, summer vacation is either a time to make a little extra cash or a time to relax and sleep until noon. For Ali Flegel, this summer vacation has given her the opportunity to ﾓreturn to her rootsﾔ and have her own pottery studio at her grandfatherﾒs home near Cass.
As the lazy days of summer slowly turn into a new school year, the board of education is taking a proactive approach to dealing with the truancy issues in the county.
Main street in Durbin was filled with spectators and entertainment at the Durbin Days Heritage Festival parade. A mini-locomotive pulls a group of kids behind it.
According to Magistrate Court records, the following individuals were either arrested or had activity in their cases.
Name: Harlan Whiting
Joined Honor Corps: In 1998
Enlisted: October 27, 1961, his 17th birthday
Years of Services: 1961-1978
Served During: Vietnam War
In its first meeting since the June election, Durbin Town Council met July 12. Mayor Donald Peck welcomed the new council ﾖ John Osborne, Mike Vance, Earl ﾓPunkﾔ Vance, Bob Gray and Crystal Vance.
Jamie Boothe has one more achievement to add to his r�sum� � West Virginia delegate at the National Youth Science Camp.
In attendance director Susan Borrorﾒs end of the year report to the board of education Monday night, she reported attendance and truancy cases were up compared to prior years.
In 2009, Pocahontas Woods began an apprentice program, offering an opportunity to learn the art of woodworking. Since then, several apprentices have honed their skills and created functional works of art, including tables, cabinets and chests.
When you think about music in the Little Levels, you think of the Hefners ﾖ a family whose talents have fostered traditional music for three generations.
With a theme of ﾓTraditions in Music,ﾔ?it was natural to select the Hefner family as the parade marshals.
Members of the Pocahontas County Artisans Co-op, as well as perspective new members, met at the McClintic Library last week to discuss the opening of a gallery in Marlinton.