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Friday, April 28, 2017

MMS takes first in state archery competition

Forty-five students from Pocahontas County participated in National Archery in the State Tournament at the Charleston Civic Center March 25. The top six schools in each division – elementary, middle and high school – competed...

Healing Waters chapter serving Pocahontas County

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer You never know what you will come home with after a day on the water, fishing. For Mike Burns, of Minnehaha Springs, he went out to fly fish on a stream in...

Spring is baa-ck again

Spring has sprung on the farm of Nate Dean and Luci Mosesso in Buckeye. Two of their Katahdin sheep gave birth to twins. The two black sheep are named Candy and Randy, and the...

Beam lays out emergency relocation plan

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   It’s always better to be proactive than reactive and that is why Pocahontas County Schools superintendent Terrence Beam has developed an emergency relocation plan for students in case Marlinton Elementary School suffers...

Cleanup set for Jesse’s Cove Trail

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer One of the best ways to connect with nature in West Virginia and particularly in Pocahontas County is to take a hike. With its national forests and state parks, hiking a trail...

Chamber honors Individual and Business of the Year

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   At its annual dinner last Thursday, the Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce celebrated the efforts of businesses and individuals who work to improve the economic development and atmosphere of the communities in...

BFD breathes new life into old business site

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer When Sheets GMC closed in December 2012, it was unclear what would become of the building and lot where many cars, trucks and SUVs were sold and serviced. This month, the former dealership...