Opera House shows move to Discovery Junction Stage

For the last couple of months, the community has been treated to a series of outdoor concerts. First Fridays, Allegheny Echoes and Pioneer Days have all hosted performances on Marlinton’s Discovery Junction stage. Audiences have turned out with enthusiasm to reconnect with friends while they enjoy the fresh air and fine traditional music. Now it’s the Opera House’s turn to take to the stage. The Pocahontas County Opera House will open its 2021-2022 season this weekend with two very different shows. Saturday, July 24, Suitcase Junket, a one-man Indie Rock band, will perform. Sunday, July 25, will showcase “Shakespeare in the Park” as the Vintage Theater brings Twelfth Night to town. A week later, Saturday, July 31, the award-winning blues...

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The Amazing Ellie comes to Dunmore

The Amazing Ellie comes to Dunmore

The Amazing Ellie is shown here enjoying a fall day with her trainer/handler Donna Armstrong Dombek. Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Donna Armstrong Dombek, formerly from Elk Mountain, now lives in Ishua, New York. She is the sister of Tammy Armstrong Hively, of Green Bank, and David Armstrong, of Hillsboro....

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For Your Consideration

For Your Consideration

The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception, as it is titled, taught agents the art of sleight-of-hand. It is easy to see how these skills could be employed to plant bugs, contraband, or even slip someone a “Mickey.” Ken Springer The Invisible Halo of Deception Warfare and Intelligence “Never...

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BOE discuss water damage

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When heavy rains washed out sections of roads and flooded parts of Pocahontas County a few weeks ago, several buildings at Pocahontas County High School were affected by the high water. At the July 6 Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting, superintendent Terrence Beam gave a...

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