Christmas around the world

Chris, Sarah and Kya Eves pause in front of Marlinton Presbyterian's Christmas tree following MPC's Christmas play Sunday evening. The Eves hope to share Chris' Australian and Malaysian Christmas experiences with Kya in the coming years. Photo courtesy of Cailey Moore

Chris, Sarah and Kya Eves pause in front of Marlinton Presbyterian’s Christmas tree following MPC’s Christmas play Sunday evening. The Eves hope to share Chris’ Australian and Malaysian Christmas experiences with Kya in the coming years. Photo courtesy of Cailey Moore. Cailey Moore Staff Writer Christmas is a time of celebration, holiday More...

by Cailey Moore | Published 2 months ago
Left photo, Pocahontas County Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter president Norris Long, right, presents World War II veteran Harold Crist with a Certificate of Appreciation at the chapter’s Christmas dinner Thursday evening. Right photo, VVA chapter member Joe Smith, right, presents a Certificate of Appreciation to Korean Conflict era veteran Kenneth Faulknier. The chapter also honored World War II veteran Sherman Beard, who was unable to attend the dinner. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

VVA honors local veterans at dinner

Left photo, Pocahontas County Vietnam Veterans of American Chapter president Norris Long, right, presents World War II veteran Harold Crist with a Certificate of Appreciation at the chapter’s Christmas dinner More...

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps participated in the nationwide Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Arbovale Cemetery. Above, Steve Fierbaugh places a wreath as fellow Honor Corps members Sam Arbogast, Jerry Taylor, Norris Long, Barry Sharp and Willard Pingley wait to place wreaths, as well. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

Honor Corps participates in Wreaths Across America ceremony

The Pocahontas County Veterans Honor Corps participated in the nationwide Wreaths Across America ceremony Saturday at Arbovale Cemetery. Above, Steve Fierbaugh places a wreath as fellow Honor Corps members Sam Arbogast, More...

Hillsboro's Little Free Library on the elementary school playground houses books of every genre, shape and size and for all ages. Hillsboro Library Friend Mary Dawson hopes the new book exchange will encourage reading among members of the community as they "take a book, leave a book." Photo courtesy of Cailey Moore.
By Cailey Moore On Thursday, December 10th, 2015

Take one, leave one

Hillsboro’s Little Free Library on the elementary school playground houses books of every genre, shape and size and for all ages. Hillsboro Library Friend Mary Dawson hopes the new book exchange will encourage More...

Tyler Owens
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 9th, 2015

Owens receives senators’ nominations for West Point

Tyler Owens Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer From the age of 10, Pocahontas County High School senior Tyler Owens knew he wanted to serve his country. He watched his older brother, Billy, attend West Point, and decided More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

Community rocked by senseless crime

Tragedy and sadness struck in more ways than one Friday when a state trooper and two county sheriff’s deputies responded to a wellness check at the home of Tim and Shawn Cruikshank McDaniels, just outside of More...

Terry Hackney installs a new interpretive sign on the Cranberry Glades boardwalk. The sign discusses the Glades' unique history and features an illustration of a flower known as Appalachian Jacob's ladder. Photo courtesy of the WV Gazette.
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, December 2nd, 2015

All the right signs

Terry Hackney installs a new interpretive sign on the Cranberry Glades boardwalk. The sign discusses the Glades’ unique history and features an illustration of a flower known as Appalachian Jacob’s ladder. More...