MTC responds to change

Marlinton Town Council and Pocahontas County Senior Citizens, Inc., formally entered into a 30-day trial transportation program Monday night at council’s first meeting of the new year. The loss of Fas-Chek Supermarket from the downtown area has adversely affected residents who have no means of transportation, as all shopping options are now located More...

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By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Commission to consider Inter-state Hardwoods request

Cailey Moore Staff Writer The Pocahontas County Commission listened to and acted on a number of considerations, requests and other items brought before them during its first meeting of the new year. One item brought More...

Clad in bathing suits, swimming trunks and, for one woman, a protective layer of bubble wrap, Snowshoe guests and locals sprint into the 42 degree water as a part of the resort's annual Polar Plunge. Photo courtesy of David Moore.
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Snowshoe rings in the New Year with resolutions

Clad in bathing suits, swimming trunks and, for one woman, a protective layer of bubble wrap, Snowshoe guests and locals sprint into the 42 degree water as a part of the resort’s annual Polar Plunge. Photo More...

The Pocahontas County Animal Shelter staff and volunteers gather around Santa Claus at their holiday open house December 21. From left to right: Linda Thompson, Teresa Teter, Rhonda Day, Jesse Blake, Clarence "Lucky" Perry, Robby Long, Chip Adkins, Stephanie Long and shelter manager Robin Robertson. Buster, a former shelter dog adopted by Teter, is seated on Santa's lap. Not pictued: Jenna Bennett and Josh Vaughan. Photo courtesy of Cailey Moore
By Cailey Moore On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Shelter hosts holiday open house

The Pocahontas County Animal Shelter staff and volunteers gather around Santa Claus at their holiday open house December 21. From left to right: Linda Thompson, Teresa Teter, Rhonda Day, Jesse Blake, Clarence “Lucky” More...

Darlene Arbogast
By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Arbogast named PCHS Teacher of the Month

Darlene Arbogast Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School recognized special education teacher Darlene Arbo- gast as November Teacher of the Month. When Arbogast left her position at Hillsboro More...

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By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Musical junior named PCHS Student of the Month

Kevin Thompson Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Pocahontas County High School junior Kevin Thompson has been named November Student of the Month. As a junior, Thompson is close to the end of the high school tunnel and More...

By Suzanne Stewart On Wednesday, December 30th, 2015

Teachers discuss benefits of writing grants

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer While the board of education and West Virginia Department of Education provide funding for schools, many of the programs implemented in Pocahontas County are funded through grants which More...