Pocahontas County, WV

Residents of Buckeye Appeal to Commission for Help

During the Hear Callers portion of the May 17th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting, about 5 residents of the Buckeye Community asked the commissioners for help with a crime problem. They said in the early morning hours numerous loud cars race up and down Stevens Hole Road and go to a nearby drug house, disturbing their sleep and endangering anyone walking along the road as well as their pets. The residents say their numerous pleas for help from local law-enforcement have not been addressed. The commissioners pointed out that the Sheriff is an independent elected office, but they promised to address the issue with him.
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Opera House Story Sessions podcast returns for second season

The Pocahontas Opera House Foundation has expanded the Story Sessions Project into a podcast and five more video episodes. The new podcast can be heard on the Opera House Radio Hour on Allegheny Mountain Radio at 1 p.m. or wherever you listen to podcasts. The podcast and season two videos will be released weekly from […] The post Opera House Story Sessions podcast returns for second season appeared first on West Virginia Daily News.
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Broadband Council Develops Talking Points for FCC About Frontier’s Broadband Bids

At the May 12th Pocahontas County Broadband Council meeting, Mike Holstein suggested a number of talking points to use when communicating with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) about Frontier’s pending RDOF bids to provide broadband to most of the populated areas in the county. Those talking points include:. Since...
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May 17th Pocahontas County Commission Meeting Agenda

The Pocahontas County Commission will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 17th. The meeting will be held at the Commission’s office in the courthouse in Marlinton, with the following agenda. Following the routine opening procedures, the commissioners will hear public comments at 5:35 p.m. At 5:45, Andrew Bair,...

Man allegedly pulls shotgun when workers came to clean his property

BRIDGEPORT, W.Va (WDTV) - A Pocahontas County man was charged after allegedly pulling a shotgun when municipal workers came to clean up his property. Court documents show 47-year-old Richard Lee Moore, of Marlinton, is charged with seven counts of wanton endangerment involving a firearm. A criminal complaint the town of...

Snowshoe Announces Events Schedule And Operational Plans For Summer

We’re less than a week away from the start of summer operations at Snowshoe Mountain in Pocahontas County. The Resort will be open 7 days a week for summer operations beginning on Thursday, May 19. The Raven Golf Club at Snowshoe is already open daily for the season. Snowshoe has also unveiled another action-packed lineup of summer events including the Mercedes-Benz UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, 4848 Music Festival, GNCC Racing, Yoga Power Retreat, and much more.

Pocahontas County May 10th Primary Election -Unofficial Results

The Pocahontas County Primary elections are over. Here are the unofficial results. These results still need to be certified by the County Commission at their election canvass on Monday, May 16th. The total county voter turnout was 32.77%, with 46.79% of those voters casting Republican Party ballots and 43.35% cast...

Bringing Broadband to Pocahontas County Discussed at Commission Meeting

At its May 3rd meeting, the Pocahontas County Commission approved Region 4’s routine draw request #1 from the County Broadband Project. This led to a discussion about the efforts to bring high-speed broadband to the county. Commission President Walt Helmick said he doesn’t completely understand how those efforts work,...

Pocahontas County CVB Celebrates National Travel & Tourism Week with a Free Gift

Cara Rose, Executive Director of the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau, in celebration of National Travel and Tourism Week, releases new information about the success of tourism in the county, and she offers a free giveaway. “We are celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week, May first through the seventh,”...

Interviews With the 4 Pocahontas County Commission Candidates

We aired interviews with all four of the Pocahontas County Commission candidates running in the May 10th Primary election. there are two Democrat candidates running against each other and two Republican candidates running against each other. The winners from each party will face each other in the November 8th General Election.

Confusions Over Pocahontas BOE Election Explained

A lot of citizens of Pocahontas County have expressed confusion about how this year’s Board of Education Election works, since we have five candidates from the Southern District of the County – including the Hillsboro area, and one candidate from the Central District (Marlinton area) and one candidate from the Northern District (Green Bank/Durbin area) running.

Bulldogs roll past Warriors; Pendleton trips Tucker County

DUNMORE — Noah Armstrong drove in four runs to power Tygarts Valley to a 15-1 win over Pocahontas County in five innings on Monday. Armstrong had a bases-clearing double in the fourth for the Bulldogs.Kaden Moore added three RBIs on the day and Riley Tackett knocked in a pair.

Pocahontas woman sentenced to prison for heroin, fentanyl possession

MARLINTON, WV (WVNS) – A Marlinton woman was arrested in Oak Hill, and prosecuted in Fayette County for possession of both Heroin and Fentanyl with the intent to distribute. On July 26, 2021, Chasity C. Bowyer, age 30 of Marlinton, West Virginia was found unresponsive in the parking lot of a store in Oak Hill, […]