School levy and SBA ~ taking our schools into the future

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The School Levy Committee is preparing to hold  community meetings, and Superintendent of Schools Terrence Beam is anxious as the election draws near. “We’ve got about two months left, and the future of our county – in my opinion – depends on this,” Beam said. “I truly believe that our future depends on this.” It More...

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The Dunmore United Methodist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 11. The church was built in 1890-1891 and dedicated in  August of 1891. The event will include worship service, Sunday School, covered dish lunch and musical entertainment. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

Dunmore UMC celebrating 125 years

The Dunmore United Methodist Church will celebrate its 125th anniversary Sunday, September 11. The church was built in 1890-1891 and dedicated in August of 1891. The event will include worship service, Sunday School, More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

BOE says – ‘free meals for all schools’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer After reviewing information and options, at the August 23 meeting, the Pocahontas County Board of Education approved to provide free meals to all students at all schools in Pocahontas More...

The first in a series of books collecting the photography of West Virginia, “Last Photographers – Finley Taylor, Collection 1 – Logging and Rails,” is filled with photographs of the lifestyles of families and woodhicks who worked for the Cherry River Boom and Lumber Company. Above, the photo titled “Tub of Water,” is a family portrait of the Giles family. It is accompanied by a story which explains its title. Photo courtesy of Mark Romano
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

‘Last Photographers’ illustrates history of West Virginia

The first in a series of books collecting the photography of West Virginia, “Last Photographers – Finley Taylor, Collection 1 – Logging and Rails,” is filled with photographs of the lifestyles of families More...

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load of school supplies to Green Bank Elementary-Middle School sixth grader Gage Wilson, right, who collected school supplies to send to students in Greenbrier County. S. Stewart photo
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Michiganite donates to local student’s cause

After learning of the flooding in West Virginia, Veronica Setera, left, traveled from Michgan to Pocahontas County to offer her assistance. Monday, she delivered a trunk-load of school supplies to Green Bank Elementary-Middle More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Revamped Ramps

When Patrick Mitchell, right, of California, visited his family in Marlinton, he naturally brought his skateboard with him. He soon noticed the ramps at the Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation skate park at More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Tax calculator offers valuable info for School Levy

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer To assist residents in understanding tax increases if the proposed school levy is passed, the board of education office created a tax calculator – a table which calculates the proposed More...

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