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I Remember…

Random Thoughts Random thoughts come to mind to pass the time in the wee hours of the morning. Remembering the ring of the alarm clock and pushing the snooze button. Now, I could sleep in, but...

PCHS science department receives grants for new program

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Inspired by a training program she attended last summer, Pocahontas County High School science teacher Chloe Bland applied for grants and received $5,000 to fund an astronomy and engineering project for her...

I Remember…

On the calendar, Thanksgiving comes just once a year. In truth, we should give thanks every day for our blessings. For most people, Thanksgiving is a joyful time spent with friends and family. There’s turkey...

I Remember…

The Roost Who rules the roost at your house? If you are a cat owner, you know the answer. As I’ve said before, my female cat was named Chester, and that’s enough to give you problems. Remember...

Bad Men of Greenbrier

Pocahontas Sheriff and Deputy Take Them July 1914 In June 1913, Theodore Hoke, aged fifty years, and Jesse Hoke, his son, ages 24 years, were tried in the circuit court of Greenbrier county upon a charge...

New members at Post 117

Commander Hugh Geiger welcomes three new members to Allegheny Post 117 at the annual spring banquet held at the Arbovale Community Center May 1. Twenty-three members were in attendance with 17 guests. Pictured, l...

I Remember…

Grief, sorrow, pain Regardless of age, grief, sorrow and pain come into our lives. Grief - loss of a loved one. Sorrow - bad choices, wrong turns in life. Pain, both grief and sorrow cause us pain. I’ve known...

I Remember…

The Pocahontas County Senior Centers will have their annual picnic at Watoga State Park September 15. I am looking forward to good food and spending time with friends – old and new. Anticipating that picnic...