Storm Ducks

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Don’t you just hate it when the weatherman is right? Take for instance, the snowstorm predicted for November 26th, the day before Thanksgiving.  They called for snow to start about 2 a.m., and truthfully it didn’t start until about 4 a.m., but it came down fast and furious after that.  Heavy, wet and slick.  A cool trifecta.  The hat trick of More...

by Dave Curry | Published 1 week ago
Outgoing Eight Rivers Council President Cyla Allison presented incoming President Allen Johnson with a hat during the group's meeting on Thursday evening at McClintic Library. The Council reorganized to join the growing opposition to a proposed large-diameter natural gas pipeline across northern Pocahontas County.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Eight Rivers Council regroups

Outgoing Eight Rivers Council President Cyla Allison presented incoming President Allen Johnson with a hat during the group’s meeting on Thursday evening at McClintic Library. The Council reorganized to join More...

A large crowd attended a square dance at the Dunmore Community Center on Saturday night. Square dancing is gaining in popularity, due in part to support from groups like Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation. Dunmore Community Center is a multi-county focal point for traditional music and dance.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Square dancing alive and well in Pocahontas County

A large crowd attended a square dance at the Dunmore Community Center on Saturday night. Square dancing is gaining in popularity, due in part to support from groups like Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation. Dunmore More...

The crocheted football hat, above, made by Kountry Kreations owner Angie Wilfong is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of West Virginia Executive magazine. Photo courtesy of Angie Wilfong
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Kountry Kreations highlighted in WV Executive

The crocheted football hat, above, made by Kountry Kreations owner Angie Wilfong is featured in the Fall 2014 issue of West Virginia Executive magazine. Photo courtesy of Angie Wilfong For the Real WV section of More...

The prescription drug drop box is located in the old jail behind the Pocahontas County Courthouse. A sign is posted at the old jail describing what meds may be disposed of in the drop box. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Prevention Coalition gets prescription drop box for county

The prescription drug drop box is located in the old jail behind the Pocahontas County Courthouse. A sign is posted at the old jail describing what meds may be disposed of in the drop box. S. Stewart photos Pocahontas More...

West Virginia Veterans of Foreign Wars District 10, which includes Pocahontas County, held a business meeting on Sunday afternoon. During the meeting, the group discussed a proposed VFW re-districting in West Virginia, which would reduce the number of districts from 10 to five. In the photo, left to right: Post 4484 Quartermaster John Wickline, Post 4484 Chaplain Nathan Nutter, District 10 Commander Bill Sanford, Post 4484 Commander and Past State Commander Kelly Goddard, Randy Facemire, State Junior Vice Commander Bob Kish and Summersville Post Commander Jim Moyer. Not pictured: Marlinton Post 4595 Commander Geoff Hamill. G. Hamill photo.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

VFW District 10 officials discuss redistricting

West Virginia Veterans of Foreign Wars District 10, which includes Pocahontas County, held a business meeting on Sunday afternoon. During the meeting, the group discussed a proposed VFW re-districting in West Virginia, More...

Theater students at Pocahontas County High School practice a scene in “Ten Little Nutcrackers,” in the school auditorium Monday afternoon. The students will perform for the public Tuesday, December 9, at 7 p.m. The event is free, though donations are appreciated. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

PCHS theater students present a Christmas murder mystery

Theater students at Pocahontas County High School practice a scene in “Ten Little Nutcrackers,” in the school auditorium Monday afternoon. The students will perform for the public Tuesday, December 9, at 7 More...