Beauty Shop comes to life on stage at the Opera House

“It’s always a scavenger hunt,” said Jane Huppert who has been finding props, costumes and set pieces for the Drama Workshop for at least 10 years.But even Huppert, the behind-the scenes queen, acknowledges that...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park FoundationThe ‘morel’ of the storyMorchella esculenta, Morchella elata, Morchella semilibera, Morchella augusticeps, are otherwise known as “morels” by those who love them and spare no effort at finding them. For...

Local production celebrates 30-year anniversary of ‘Steel Magnolias’

Arla Ralston Contributing WriterThe movie, Steel Magnolias, turns 30 this year, and theaters across the nation will be showing the classic southern film in a special three-day run the weekend of May 18.But don’t...

Charlie Maghee Hughes to Direct ‘Steel Magnolias’

Two years ago, when Pocahontas Drama Workshop director Margaret Baker approached a new substitute teacher and asked her if she had any interest in being in a play she had no idea she had...

The ancient art of Pysankey

Laura Dean Bennett Staff WriterThe art of decorating eggs for Easter is a venerable tradition in many cultures.Some of the oldest egg decorating techniques come from the ancient Ukrainian Greek Orthodox tradition of egg...

Drama Workshop to present ‘Steel Magnolias’

Steel Magnolias is coming to the Pocahontas County Opera House, with a cast of local women excited to bring this familiar story to the stage.The play will be presented by the Pocahontas Drama...

Watoga Trail Report

Without a trace Iconic Ann Bailey Tower disappearsAfter returning from a hike with his wife on Arrowhead Trail Monday, Jerry Simonetti, of Akron, Ohio, stopped by Watoga Park headquarters complaining that the official trail map...

Pearl S. Buck ~ topic of annual UC Builders Luncheon

Phyllis Lubin-Tyler Contributing WriterAlthough its been a tough winter, I am happy to share with you that the first  2019 “on the road” event was a success.The University of Charle-ston Builders Luncheon in the Erma...

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