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Cass Railroad marks 50 years

June 24, 2013 CASS (AP) — It’s still a West Virginia state park with trains powered by 90-year old locomotives, but things have changed at Cass Scenic Railroad. more »»

Memorial hikes in 2013 slated

June 21, 2013 Few events about West Virginia’s statehood and history will be more meaningful than the four memorial hikes at Droop Mountain Battlefield planned in 2013. more »»

Clinic to be added to PEIA directory

June 17, 2013 PEIA insurance holders received a letter June 4 about a new comprehensive care partnership. more »»

Shay No. 4 to be honored at Cass Scenic Railroad

June 11, 2013 Cass Scenic Railroad will celebrate Shay No. 4’s golden anniversary Saturday. Originally numbered 5, the Shay locomotive at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park began service at Birch Valley Lumber C. more »»

Cass to celebrate 50th anniversary

May 15, 2013 In 1963, after years of operation as a logging town, Cass began a new piece of its history when a tourist train departed at 10:30 a.m. June 15. more »»

Drama Workshop debut set

May 14, 2013 The Pocahontas County Drama Workshop will present the comedy “The Pickers,” a play by director Margaret Baker, at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Pocahontas County Opera House in Marlinton. more »»

Mark Twain portrayal planned at Snowshoe

May 13, 2013 American author and humorist Mark Twain will be portrayed by Doug Riley of Tunnelton at 3 p.m. May 19 at the Linwood Community Library at Snowshoe. more »»

Concert coming to Opera House

April 5, 2013 The Pocahontas County Opera House Foundation is set to present a concert by “The Sweethearts of Bluegrass,” Darin and Brooke Aldridge. more »»

Former Green Bank resident earns award

March 30, 2013 Leisure Publishing of Roanoke, Va., has announced Associate Art Director Caroline McKean was honored in late February with the Silver ADDY Award. more »»

Opera House to present concert

March 5, 2013 The Pocahontas County Opera House Foundation is set to present The Sea, The Sea at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $8. Youth ages 17 and under are admitted free of charg. more »»

Alderman graduates basic training

February 7, 2013 Air Force Airman Matthew E. Alderman graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. more »»

Local hospital now a Level IV Trauma Center

December 12, 2012 Pocahontas Memorial Hospital has officially received designation as a Level IV Trauma Center from the West Virginia Office of Emergency Medical Services. more »»

Pocahontas Grand Jury hands up 26 indictments

December 11, 2012 A Pocahontas Grand Jury indicted 26 individuals last week. The indictments included the following: — Jullian N. more »»

Snowshoe hosts free skiing day for residents

December 7, 2012 Snowshoe Mountain Resort will host a free day of skiing for all West Virginia residents this Saturday. All West Virginia residents with proof of residence (state issued ID, utility bill, etc. more »»

Murphy to headline fundraiser

December 3, 2012 America’s Got Talent winner and Logan native Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., will perform for a special Christmas benefit concert for the Pocahontas County Opera House on Thursday, Dec. 13, at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Thomas McMillion graduates basic training

December 3, 2012 Army Pvt. Thomas B. McMillion has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. more »»

Snowshoe appoints Dekema as sales director

November 10, 2012 Snowshoe Mountain Resort has announced David Dekema has been named Snowshoe’s new director of sales and marketing, effective immediately. more »»

Independent film ‘Angel’s Perch’ set in Cass

November 9, 2012 Why would 30 people work 14-hour days for three weeks either for free or for the Screen Actors Guild minimum daily pay rate of $100? The answer is passion. more »»

Sweetback Sisters ‘Looking for a Fight’ at the Opera House

November 7, 2012 Touring with their latest album, the Sweetback Sisters bring their swinging country sound to the Pocahontas County Opera House stage at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Tickets are $10. more »»

Kershner-Vanover seeking re-election as magistrate

October 29, 2012 Janet Kershner-Vanover is seeking re-election to the position of Pocahontas County magistrate. Kershner-Vanover is the daughter of Betty Kershner and the late Woodrow Kershner of Droop Mt. more »»



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