Nature Club learns about bugs

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“We hope that, when the insects take over the world, they will remember with gratitude how we took them along on all our picnics.” – Bill Vaughan Entomologist Laura Miller, with the West Virginia Department of Agriculture Pest Identification Laboratory, was the guest speaker at Saturday’s Nature Club meeting. We share the same world More...

by Geoff Hamill | Published 4 weeks ago
Members of the Mountaineer Chapter of Trout Unlimited held a meeting at the Upper Inn Club in Durbin on Monday evening. Chapter President Buck Edwards, pictured fourth from the left, described plans to hold local “sub-chapters” to plan and conduct local activities. Chapter Vice President and Upper Inn manager Laura Dent is pictured second from the right.
By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Trout Unlimited to hold subchapter meetings in Durbin

Members of the Mountaineer Chapter of Trout Unlimited held a meeting at the Upper Inn Club in Durbin on Monday evening. Chapter President Buck Edwards, pictured fourth from the left, described plans to hold local More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Riley receives Helen M. Lewis Community Service Award

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Sarah Riley is an Appalachian girl and she’s not going to apologize for that. Instead, in 1995, she and her mother, Susan Burt, developed a program for Appalachian girls and called More...

The Pocahontas County High School Math Field Day team, from left: Kayla Lester, Corinne Airgood, Laura Baudler, David Rose, Ryan Puffenbarger, Vincent Harper, Logan Burks, Miles Goodall, Marilyn Creager and Casey Griffith. Five members placed in the top 12 at the regional fair and will move on to the state fair at Concord University April 18. Photo courtesy of Wanda Hrabina
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

PCHS Math Field Day team sets its sights on states

The Pocahontas County High School Math Field Day team, from left: Kayla Lester, Corinne Airgood, Laura Baudler, David Rose, Ryan Puffenbarger, Vincent Harper, Logan Burks, Miles Goodall, Marilyn Creager and Casey More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Math coach stresses importance of Common Core Standards

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer At a special parent-teacher conference at Marlinton Middle School Thursday, math coach Johanna Burt-Kinderman led a discussion on the Common Core [Next Generation] Standards for math. Burt-Kinderman More...

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By Geoff Hamill On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

New wood stove regulations take effect this year

After the brutally cold winter we just experienced in Pocahontas County, nobody wants to hear about new wood stove regulations. But new Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wood stove emissions standards take effect More...

Partners Lexi Price and Emily Henderson present their project, “Ain’t I a Woman: Sojourner Truth,” to judges J.P. Alonso and Janet Ghigo at the county Social Studies Fair Friday. The group won first place in Division II, Sociology. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Students present projects at Social Studies Fair

Partners Lexi Price and Emily Henderson present their project, “Ain’t I a Woman: Sojourner Truth,” to judges J.P. Alonso and Janet Ghigo at the county Social Studies Fair Friday. The group won first place More...

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