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Sunday, April 30, 2017

Students grow in forestry program

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer   High school years are the most critical years of a student’s life. That is when they decide what direction to take in life, what kind of job they want, which college to...

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....

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 school levy failed...

BOE looks at alternate routes for project funding

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer   When the proposed school levy failed at the General Election, the Pocahontas County Board of Education began looking for alternatives to improve school facilities. Superintendent Terrence Beam said the board plans to apply...

ProStart team wins Cast Iron Cook-off

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School ProStart Team traveled to Mylan Park in Morgantown last Friday to participate in the Third Annual Junior Cast Iron Cook-off Challenge. The Cast Iron Cook-Off is...

West Virginia Land Trust helps protect Civil War battle site

The West Virginia Land Trust recently purchased property at Camp Bartow, a Civil War site in Pocahontas County, scene of the Battle of Greenbrier River in 1861.  The 14-acre tract lies in the heart...

MFD First Due Fire Fee hits another snag

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Marlinton Town Council meeting Monday night, members of the Marlinton Fire Department and residents in the first due area expected to hear the first reading of the Title VI...