Stalking the elusive acrylic fox

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The absolute highlight of my week was the acrylic painting class taught by Kristen LeCroy Friday evening at The DirtBean. Kristen, whose day job is at the Community Wellness Center, was a...

Playfest presents ‘Daughters These Days’ and ‘Riding Lessons’

“Daughters These Days” by T.K. Lee is a short drama about a pair of sisters who must make hard decisions regarding the sale of the property of their childhood home following the tragic death...

PlayFest presents ‘A Game of Twenty…’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer This is the third of a five part series about Opera House PlayFest 2018, this year’s production by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop If you were given the chance to have questions definitively...

West Virginia Biscuit Bake-off winners

The annual Hudson Cream West Virginia Biscuit Bake-off was held Saturday at the Pocahontas County Opera House as part of the Autumn Harvest Festival and RoadKill Cook-off. Judges for the event were U.S. House of...

‘Beans and Franks…’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer The second of a five-part series about Opera House PlayFest 2018, this year’s production by the Pocahontas County Drama Workshop.  Beans and Franks Never Tasted So Good is a short play by Jonathan...

Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys return to Opera House stage

This Labor Day weekend, the Pocahontas County Opera House will welcome the Black Mountain Bluegrass Boys back to its stage on Saturday, September 1, at 7:30 p.m. To loyal Opera House concertgoers and anyone...

PlayFest presents ‘Bankin’ on the Grand’

Bonnie Gifford Contributing Writer Bankin’ on the Grand explores the aftermath of a weather occurrence familiar to those who live  in Pocahontas County. This short play depicts Buddy and M. Lou, a man and...

Spice up the holidays with Gingerbread

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer “And I had but one penny in the world, thou should’st have it to buy gingerbread.” ~ William Shakespeare, from “Love’s Labor’s Lost” This is the time of year that gingerbread takes a...