Returning to our roots for a harvest of plenty

West Virginia Department of Agriculture employees and potato project participants gathered at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory to finish planting seed potatoes last week. Front row, from left: Charles Sheets, Ryan Taylor, NRAO business manager Mike Holstine, Jarrett McLaughlin, Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick, WVDA special projects manager Jerry Nelson, WVDA business development and marketing specialist Devin Hartman, WVDA senior farm manager Jonathan Hall, Kelly Meck, Tyrel Beverage, Keith Beverage, Rusty the dog, David McLaughlin, Jacob Meck, Butch Wirt and Mike Hedrick. Second row, from left: Jonah Bauserman, WVDA Jay Saville, Jonathan Taylor and Phillip Doolittle. Not pictured: Amos Meck and Jason Bauserman. S. Stewart photo

West Virginia Department of Agriculture employees and potato project participants gathered at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory to finish planting seed potatoes last week. Front row, from left: Charles Sheets, Ryan Taylor, NRAO business manager Mike Holstine, Jarrett McLaughlin, Agriculture Commissioner Walt Helmick, WVDA special projects More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 months ago
After receiving their diplomas and becoming official graduates of Pocahontas County High School, the class of 2016 celebrates as they walk out of the gymnasium to the song “Back Home,” by Andy Grammer. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Class of 2016 starts new chapter with graduation

After receiving their diplomas and becoming official graduates of Pocahontas County High School, the class of 2016 celebrates as they walk out of the gymnasium to the song “Back Home,” by Andy Grammer. S. Stewart More...

Members of the Pocahontas County Honor Corps stand at attention as the American flag is raised and lowered to half mast at the Memorial Day celebration Sunday at the Arbovale Cemetery. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Loved ones remembered on Memorial Day

Members of the Pocahontas County Honor Corps stand at attention as the American flag is raised and lowered to half mast at the Memorial Day celebration Sunday at the Arbovale Cemetery. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff More...

By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

FERC hosts public meeting

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Marlinton Community Wellness Center was buzzing with activity Friday as Pocahontas County residents and many others gathered to participate in a joint Open House and Public Scoping More...

At the Camp Bartow preservation meeting, team leader Mike Gioulis, right, explains the laser scan map of the Warner property across from the Traveller’s Repose in Bartow. The map, held by Gabe Hopen, reveals trenches, tent sites and two cannon locations. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Camp Bartow project nears completion

At the Camp Bartow preservation meeting, team leader Mike Gioulis, right, explains the laser scan map of the Warner property across from the Traveller’s Repose in Bartow. The map, held by Gabe Hopen, reveals trenches, More...

Row 1
	Caleb Bennett *
	Matthew Rao *•
	Emily Boothe *•
	Marilyn Creager *•
	Laura Baudler *•
	Tessa Himelrick *•
	Melissa Murphy *

Row 2
	Goldie McClure *
	Megan Galford
	Wesley Brown
	Cade Walker
	Courtney Coetzee
	Samantha Collins *
	Makayla Marks *

Row 3
	Tyler Owens *
	Kaylin Murray
	Trey Walton
	Michaela Everette
	Katlyn Ryder
	Kaila Peck
	Jacob Hefner
	Michelle Murphy *

Row 4
	Caitlin Barnes *
	Chase Alkire
	Austin Cottle
	Chad Friel
	Dalton Irvine
	Ryan Dilley
	Olivia Dean *

Row 5
	Kerkland Bond
	Duane Carpenter
	Kailey Carpenter
	Katie Buzzard
	Mia Ellison

Row 6
	Chase Erlewine
	Austin Hubbert
	J.D. Hensler
	Ashlynn McKenney
	Tommy Gruelick
	Michael Leyzorek
	Kenny Queen

Row 7
	Kayleigh Arbogast
	Gavin Gilmore
	Conlin Halterman
	Haley Duncan
	Xnobia Varner
	Amber Sisler

Row 8
	Tanner Moore
	Austin Ervine
	Tyler Mallow
	Kayla Shaw
	Braxton Rider
	Devin Adams

Not Pictured
	Roslynn McCarty
	Audrey Lore *•
	Aaron Jackson
	Alex Fyock
	Bradley Armstrong
	Brittany McMillion
	Kristi Lucabuagh
	Kessler Pritt
	Ryan Moore

* National Honor Society
• Honor Graduate
Bold – Valedictorian
Italic – Salutatorian
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Graduating Class of 2016

Row 1: Caleb Bennett *, Matthew Rao *•, Emily Boothe *•, Marilyn Creager *•, Laura Baudler *•, Tessa Himelrick *• and Melissa Murphy *Row 2: Goldie McClure *, Megan Galford, Wesley Brown, Cade Walker, More...

Members of the Pocahontas County High School FFA chapter receiving the Chapter FFA Degree at the annual banquet were, from left: Drake Paulowski, Jacob Pyne, Logan Dilley, Sallie Arbogast, Tanner Moore and Michael Long. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

FFA honors its members and community members

Members of the Pocahontas County High School FFA chapter receiving the Chapter FFA Degree at the annual banquet were, from left: Drake Paulowski, Jacob Pyne, Logan Dilley, Sallie Arbogast, Tanner Moore and Michael More...