Residents rally for coaches salaries

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the Pocahontas County Board of Education meeting Monday night, residents rallied to show support for school coaches, whose salaries were cut at the board meeting in March. Retired coach and teacher Bob Sheets questioned the cuts and asked why they were made. “I’m here because this governing body saw fit to reduce More...

by Suzanne Stewart | Published 3 weeks ago
Pretty Penny Café owner Blair Campbell, center, visits with customers at the restaurant during its last evening of business Saturday. The restaurant went out in style with a buffet dinner and music by the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

Pretty Penny Café closes

Pretty Penny Café owner Blair Campbell, center, visits with customers at the restaurant during its last evening of business Saturday. The restaurant went out in style with a buffet dinner and music by the Black More...

The big reward was when principal Joe Arbogast kept his promise and kissed a cow in front of the student body. Hillsboro farmers Tim VanReenen, left, and Tom VanReenen, supplied the calf – a three-week-old little lady sporting a wreath of red roses. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

HES principal kisses cow as reading reward

The big reward was when principal Joe Arbogast kept his promise and kissed a cow in front of the student body. Hillsboro farmers Tim VanReenen, left, and Tom VanReenen, supplied the calf – a three-week-old little More...

Interview
By Suzanne Stewart On Friday, April 24th, 2015

Interviewer becomes interviewee

Pocahontas County High School graduate and Marshall University student Amanda Gibson recently interviewed The Pocahontas Times reporter Suzanne Stewart for a class project. Here is the video of the two discussing More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Durbin Council squabbles over Durbin Days

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At the April 14 Durbin Town Council meeting, councilmembers found themselves at odds when discussing the Durbin Days Heritage Festival and its coordinator. Mayor Danielle Findley explained More...

Pocahontas County High School senior Cody McCarty, left, recently received certification in welding from teacher Dervin Lambert, right. Not pictured:     senior Birch Loudermilk, who also certified in welding. Photo courtesy of Cammy Kesterson
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Welding students receive certification at PCHS

Pocahontas County High School senior Cody McCarty, left, recently received certification in welding from teacher Dervin Lambert, right. Not pictured: senior Birch Loudermilk, who also certified in welding. Photo More...

By Pocahontas Times On Thursday, April 16th, 2015

Black Fly Spraying

Due to weather and river conditions, the West Virginia Department of Agriculture has rescheduled aerial treatments for biological suppression of black flies on the New, Bluestone, and Greenbrier Rivers. Treatments More...

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