BMX team encourages good decisions

Cailey Moore Staff Writer Rather than watching airplanes, birds or Superman fly through the air Thursday morning, students of Hillsboro Elementary and Marlinton Middle School watched the men of Freestyle Connection BMX Street Team. The event, Freestyle Connection, organized by Pocahontas County’s Prevention Coalition Coordinator Cheryl Jonese More...

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By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Canvass results fill Marlinton council seat

Boards of canvassers convened Monday night in Marlinton, Durbin and Hillsboro to review election results and consider any challenged or absentee ballots that may lawfully be counted. Following the June 9 election, More...

Title I reading specialists Kimberely Shinaberry and Katherine LaFleur add books to bags for the Summer Reading Program. The books were donated by the Family Resource Network, West Virginia Read Aloud and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Students receive bags of books for Summer Reading Program

Title I reading specialists Kimberely Shinaberry and Katherine LaFleur add books to bags for the Summer Reading Program. The books were donated by the Family Resource Network, West Virginia Read Aloud and Dolly More...

Mike Sullivan, left, of Colebrook, Connecticut; and Jason Lentz, of Diana compete in the Springboard Chop event at the Stihl Timbersports Mid-Atlantic Pro Qualifier at Snowshoe Mountain Resort Saturday. The top five competitors will move on to the finals which will be held in New York City this weekend. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Stihl Timbersports Mid-Atlantic Pro Qualifier held at Snowshoe

Mike Sullivan, left, of Colebrook, Connecticut; and Jason Lentz, of Diana compete in the Springboard Chop event at the Stihl Timbersports Mid-Atlantic Pro Qualifier at Snowshoe Mountain Resort Saturday. The top More...

Young bicycle enthusiasts prepare to race one another at the 4th annual Space Race Rumpus at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank this past weekend. Cyclists of all ages participated in the event which included races, trail rides and musical entertainment. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Space Race Rumpus – a family friendly adventure in the Quiet Zone

Young bicycle enthusiasts prepare to race one another at the 4th annual Space Race Rumpus at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank this past weekend. Cyclists of all ages participated in the event More...

Instructor Dave Houser, center, monitors the progress of students Retta Blankenship, left, and Pat Wilfong, during the stained glass class at Green Bank Public Library Friday. Other participants were Jim Bullard, Kay Beverage, Ann Myers and Suzanne Stewart. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Stained glass – new students learn an old craft

Instructor Dave Houser, center, monitors the progress of students Retta Blankenship, left, and Pat Wilfong, during the stained glass class at Green Bank Public Library Friday. Other participants were Jim Bullard, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Superintendent of Schools resigns

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At a special meeting Tuesday, the board of education accepted the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Donald Bechtel. Bechtel came to Pocahontas County in 2013 and finished the 2012-2013 More...

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