Spencer leaves classroom to be HES principal

Rebecca Spencer has been an educator for 14 years and is excited to be the new principal at Hillsboro Elementary School. S. Stewart photo

Rebecca Spencer has been an educator for 14 years and is excited to be the new principal at Hillsboro Elementary School. S. Stewart photo Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer With a teaching career that spans nearly every grade from PreK to high school, Rebecca “Becky” Spencer had done it all but be principal, so when the opportunity arose to lead Hillsboro More...

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At the Energy Express Open House, Tessa Himelrick helped students make triangular dreamcatchers with popsicle sticks, string and beads. S. Stewart photos
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Energy Express mixes fun with learning

At the Energy Express Open House, Tessa Himelrick helped students make triangular dreamcatchers with popsicle sticks, string and beads. S. Stewart photos Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Each summer, Marlinton Elementary More...

When Joe Riley first returned to Pocahontas County, he was the agriculture education teacher at Pocahontas County High School. Now after serving as Marlinton Middle School principal for nine years, Riley is back at PCHS as principal. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Riley returns to PCHS as principal

When Joe Riley first returned to Pocahontas County, he was the agriculture education teacher at Pocahontas County High School. Now after serving as Marlinton Middle School principal for nine years, Riley is back More...

By Jaynell Graham On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Identity theft scam reported in the county

Residents in the county have reported receiving a pink notification by mail which advises that the recipient has been pre-approved by Medicare for a back brace or knee brace. This is a scam – an effort to gain More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

BOE considers free meal plan

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Tony Crago, coordinator for the West Virginia Office of Child Nutrition gave a presentation on the Community Eligibility Provision school meal program, at the Pocahontas County Board More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

School levy committee planning public forums

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While students and staff relax and enjoy their summer, Pocahontas County Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam and members of the levy committee have been hard at work preparing information More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

What does the Observatory mean to you?

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer In 1956, the National Science Foundation selected the rural town of Green Bank to be home to a National Radio Astronomy Observatory facility. Across the span of the next six decades, More...

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