School bus driver passes on knowledge to new recruits

BUS DRIVER TRAINER Jimmy Ryder puts potential substitutes behind the wheel as they learn the ins and outs of driver safety. The training also includes various obstacle courses. Above, bus driver trainee Evan Rose expertly backs a school bus into the designated area at the Green Bank school. S. Stewart photo

BUS DRIVER TRAINER Jimmy Ryder puts potential substitutes behind the wheel as they learn the ins and outs of driver safety. The training also includes various obstacle courses. Above, bus driver trainee Evan Rose expertly backs a school bus into the designated area at the Green Bank school. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Boyer resident More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 4 weeks ago
Glenville State College Associate Professor of Forestry  Dr. Brian Perkins, second from right, demonstrates how to properly slice into wood to expose its pores at the GSC Natural Resource Exploration Day Saturday in Huntersville. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

GSC Exploration Day a hit

Glenville State College Associate Professor of Forestry Dr. Brian Perkins, second from right, demonstrates how to properly slice into wood to expose its pores at the GSC Natural Resource Exploration Day Saturday More...

Dr. Cindy Lightner, DVM
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Greenbrier Veterinary – providing local pet care for 27 years

Dr. Cindy Lightner, DVM Cailey Moore Staff Writer Recognizing Pocahontas County’s need for a local office, Greenbrier Veterinary Hospital, of Lewisburg, began bringing its services to Marlinton in the late More...

CRAFT SUPPLIES CLOSE to home – that’s what
Melissa Totten offers. Melissa’s Knit and Hobby Shop
is now open at Burton’s Enterprises in Hillsboro. Go
no further for yarn, embroidery thread, art supplies
and more. C. D. Moore photo
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, April 13th, 2016

Craft supply store opens in Hillsboro

CRAFT SUPPLIES CLOSE to home – that’s what Melissa Totten offers. Melissa’s Knit and Hobby Shop is now open at Burton’s Enterprises in Hillsboro. Go no further for yarn, embroidery thread, art supplies and More...

MUCH HAS BEEN reported about the hours and expense involved in operating a
rescue squad, but few people are aware of the time and sacrifice responders put in to
attain certification for the benefit of the people whom they serve. In addition to hours
of class and study, each man or woman must complete 750 hours of volunteer clinical
time. Photo courtesy of Marlinton Fire and Rescue
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Paying it forward

MUCH HAS BEEN reported about the hours and expense involved in operating a rescue squad, but few people are aware of the time and sacrifice responders put in to attain certification for the benefit of the people More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Commission to seek FERC scoping meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer For the third meeting in a row, it was standing room only Tuesday evening in the Pocahontas County Commission room as interested parties gathered to hear the commission’s decision More...

Left photo: The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce honored Pocahontas Memorial Hospital as the Business of the Year at its annual dinner March 17. From left, Chamber president Bill Jordan, PMH board members Cathy Mosesso, Freda Jackson, PMH staff Terry Wagner, Kathy Irvine, Cheryl Cain, PMH CEO Barbara Lay and Chamber vice-president Ben Wilfong. Right photo: Chamber president Bill Jordan presented Marlinton resident Mark Strauss with the Individual of the Year award. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Chamber honors Strauss, PMH

Left photo: The Pocahontas County Chamber of Commerce honored Pocahontas Memorial Hospital as the Business of the Year at its annual dinner March 17. From left, Chamber president Bill Jordan, PMH board members Cathy More...