Pinwheels give hope of better lives for children

Marlinton Elementary School kindergarten students and members of the community “plant” pinwheels on the Pocahontas County courthouse lawn Friday as part of a Child Abuse Prevention Month ceremony. S. Stewart photo

Marlinton Elementary School kindergarten students and members of the community “plant” pinwheels on the Pocahontas County courthouse lawn Friday as part of a Child Abuse Prevention Month ceremony. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As a part of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Kinetic Connections organized a flag raising and pinwheel planting More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Helping children and families – every day

Members of the Pocahontas County Multi-Disciplinary Team, front: l to r: CYAC Victim’s Advocate Barbara Stone; CYAC Forensic Interviewer JoAnna Willis; Pocahontas County Schools Counselor Janessa Henderson; More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Wonderful Wild Edibles day

Ginger Must, Juana Mendoza (Grazia’s mother) and Grazia Apolinares enjoy the festival. The Wild Edibles Festival in Hillsboro is one of the newest events on the Pocahontas County calendar, having started just More...

Pocahontas County High School senior Travis Taylor took first place in carpentry at the state SkillsUSA competition. Pocahontas County High School TeamWorks members stand within the structure they built at the state SkillsUSA competition at Camp Dawson. From left, Patrick Collins, Chad Burns, Wes Brown and Chris Varner earned second place for their efforts. Photos courtesy of Duane Gibson
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Carpentry students nail SkillsUSA competition

Pocahontas County High School senior Travis Taylor took first place in carpentry at the state SkillsUSA competition. Pocahontas County High School TeamWorks members stand within the structure they built at the state More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Local WVSP Detachment Commander retires

West Virginia State Police Sergeant Glenn Galloway with former President Bill Clinton at the Lewisburg Airport in 2003. During his 25-year police career, Galloway met several dignitaries, including former President More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Delegate Campbell updates BOE

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the board of education meeting Monday night, special guest Delegate Denise Campbell updated board members on the education bills which were passed or vetoed during the recent legislative More...

ACTORS IN THE Marlinton United Methodist Church after-school program, Kids Rock, show off the costumes  from an Easter play the group presented Palm Sunday. First row, from left: Ally Ramsey, Rachel Felton and Evan Hamrick. Second row, from left: Riley Pollack, Tailor Hoke, Bailey Barrett, Kailynn Dean, Ella Woodhouse, Kimberly Underwood, Jaryd Friel and Ethan Hamrick. Third row, from left: Elizabeth Smithson, Edmond Akers and Micayla Bryant. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

Kids Rock at Marlinton UMC after-school program

ACTORS IN THE Marlinton United Methodist Church after-school program, Kids Rock, show off the costumes from an Easter play the group presented Palm Sunday. First row, from left: Ally Ramsey, Rachel Felton More...

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