PCHS Forestry team wins second place at Nationals

Pocahontas County High School FFA Forestry Team won second place at the National Competition last week in Louisville, Kentucky. From left, Lyndsee Gay, Matt Rao, forestry teacher Scott Garber, Stephen Simmons and Adam Irvine. Photo courtesy of Heather Simmons

Pocahontas County High School FFA Forestry Team won second place at the National Competition last week in Louisville, Kentucky. From left, Lyndsee Gay, Matt Rao, forestry teacher Scott Garber, Stephen Simmons and Adam Irvine. Photo courtesy of Heather Simmons The Pocahontas County High School FFA Forestry team – Lyndsee Gay, Adam Irvine, Matt Rado More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

McLaughlin, Beard win County Commission seats

Although results are still unofficial, David McLaughlin, left, and William Beard were elected to the Pocahontas County Commission on Tuesday, November 4. 2014. In Tuesday election unofficial results, Dunmore farmer More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Pocahontas Times Election Center – unofficial results

November 4, 2014 General Election – unofficial results for Pocahontas County U.S. Senate Capito:1,416 Tennant:890 Buckley:62 Baber:59 Hudok:67 U.S. House District 3 Jenkins:1,224 Rahall:1,166 State Senate More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

FRN seeks disaster volunteers

Pocahontas County Family Resource Network (FRN) employee Rebecca Campbell and VISTA Sterling “Buster” Wiggins carry donated household goods out of a storeroom at the FRN. Wiggins is working on a plan to help More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

Civil suit against county settled for $75,000

A civil suit against the Pocahontas County Commission and the Pocahontas County Sheriff’s Department will not go to trial because the parties agreed to a monetary settlement of $75,000. In October 2012, Jessica More...

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

FiddleFare raises funds for Opera House

Fiddler Paolo Marks performs for a crowd of nearly 90 people at the FiddleFare fundraiser for the Pocahontas County Opera House last Friday at The Fiddlehead. Marks was one of four fiddlers to perform at the event. More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Friday, October 24th, 2014

State Rail Authority takes over Cass trains

No job or wage cuts for Cass employees A Heisler steam locomotive pulls a train at Cass Scenic Railroad State Park. G. Hamill photo. The mighty steam locomotives at Cass have worked hard since the early 1900s and More...