Students grow in forestry program

Pocahontas County High School forestry students, from left: Chasity Moyers, Caleb Mullenax, Trace McKenney, Logan Burks and Cora Hedrick, with forestry teacher Scott Garber. B. Nottingham photo

Pocahontas County High School forestry students, from left: Chasity Moyers, Caleb Mullenax, Trace McKenney, Logan Burks and Cora Hedrick, with forestry teacher Scott Garber. B. Nottingham photo Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   High school years are the most critical years of a student’s life. That is when they decide what direction to take in More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

FFA ~ teaching life skills for 89 years

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Future Farmers of America organization was established in 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. In the past 89 years, FFA has grown to be more than just an club for future farmers. FFA More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

School maintenance in dire straits

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, maintenance director Ron Hall asked the board how he should proceed with maintenance of the schools since the proposed More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

BOE looks at alternate routes for project funding

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the proposed school levy failed at the General Election, the Pocahontas County Board of Education began looking for alternatives to improve school facilities. Superintendent More...

The Pocahontas County High School ProStart Team won first place at the Third Annual Junior Cast Iron Cook-off Challenge. Pictured, l to r: PCHS cook Kim McComb, Britteny Sharp, Brandal Carr, Amber Pritt and ProStart teacher Teresa Mullen.  Photo courtesy of Teresa Mullen
By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

ProStart team wins Cast Iron Cook-off

The Pocahontas County High School ProStart Team won first place at the Third Annual Junior Cast Iron Cook-off Challenge. Pictured, l to r: PCHS cook Kim McComb, Britteny Sharp, Brandal Carr, Amber Pritt and ProStart More...

A trench line is visible at Camp Bartow near the campground of the 31st Virginia Infantry, a storied regiment with local ties. Courtesy photo
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

West Virginia Land Trust helps protect Civil War battle site

A trench line is visible at Camp Bartow near the campground of the 31st Virginia Infantry, a storied regiment with local ties. Courtesy photo The West Virginia Land Trust recently purchased property at Camp Bartow, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

MFD First Due Fire Fee hits another snag

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Marlinton Town Council meeting Monday night, members of the Marlinton Fire Department and residents in the first due area expected to hear the first reading of the Title VI Fire More...