New silos go up in Hillsboro

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer People traveling south of Hillsboro on Rt. 219 may have noticed something growing on Eugene Simmons’ farm of late. No, those giant blue tubes aren’t some sort of new plant, they are...

MMS inducts first National Junior Honor Society members

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Joining in a tradition of junior high/middle schools across the country, Marlinton Middle School formed a National Junior Honor Society chapter. The first National Junior High Honor Society was formed in 1929. The MMS...

PMH designated as Level IV Trauma Center

Jaynell Graham Editor   The West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources, Bureau for Public Health and Office of Emergency Medical Services recently notified Pocahontas Memorial Hospital that it had successfully complied with all medical criteria...

County comes together for Children’s Memorial Flag Day

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of the community gathered at the Pocahontas County Courthouse Thursday to commemorate Children’s Memorial Flag Day, a day to remember children who suffer from abuse and neglect. The event included two speakers,...

Joining past and present

The Pocahontas County Artisans Co-op’s 4th Avenue Gallery is now open at its new location in the Marlinton Railroad Depot. Along with the new location, the gallery also has new hours of operation. It...

CVB holds annual partners luncheon

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the annual Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau partners luncheon, individuals and businesses celebrated another successful year of providing a one-of-a-kind unique experience to visitors of Pocahontas County. CVB executive director Cara...

Manchin talks economics in Green Bank

The Green Bank Telescope (GBT) went into service in 2000 at a cost of $95 million. Just 14 years later, the fate of the telescope and research center in Green Bank remain unclear. As part...