Grab a brush and a glass

Creek School House founder Thomas Clevenger talks with students in his Bottle and Brush class last week at Silver Creek Resort. Classes are held Fridays and Saturdays, 2 to 4 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. Private parties are also an option. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The latest craze in the art world – wine and painting classes – has More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 2 weeks ago
By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Commission agenda includes education, security and plans for a celebration

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County Commission meeting began promptly at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday with the Pledge of Allegiance. After considering routine matters, the commission turned its attention More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Prevention Coalition proactive in fighting drug abuse

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Drug use and abuse is widespread in our society.  TV and movies often depict people using drugs and making jokes about it or acting like drug use makes them cool. Eight states have More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Finally finding family

After discovering she had several half siblings and a full sister she never knew about, Alex Bennett, of Frost, hosted a family reunion at her home at Mountain Quest Inn last week. Family members attending the celebration More...

By Brandon Nottingham On Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

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 Brandon Nottingham Staff More...

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...