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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Barkley wins public speaking competition

Pocahontas County High School sophomore and FFA vice president Noah Barkley won the Southeastern FFA Regional Public Speaking competition held at Liberty High School in Raleigh County March 10. Noah’s topic pertained to various trade...

Snowshoe hosts 23rd Annual Eighth Grade Luncheon

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Most kids in the eighth grade don’t really know what the future holds for them once they finish high school. They seldom have access to resources and venues that show them different...

Sherbs celebrates 101 years

Jaynell Graham Editor “I’m not going to get old,” 101 year old Hazel Sherbs said, with a twinkle in her eye. And, indeed, when it comes down to enjoying life, she is not old at all. As...

Grab a brush and a glass

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The latest craze in the art world – wine and painting classes – has made its way to Pocahontas County with the help of artist and Creek School House founder Thomas Clevenger. Bottle and...

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 to time for Hear Callers/Public Input. Dunmore...

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...

Finally finding family

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Frost resident and Mountain Quest Inn co-owner Alex Bennett always knew she was adopted as an infant, as was her sister, Barbara, but it wasn’t until last year that she made great...