Warriors lose in a heartbreaker

Jaynell Graham Editor The Pocahontas County High School Warriors have had a great season and the fans have been behind them all the way – all the way to the playoff game Saturday where they took...

Marlinton Woman’s Club keeps its promise

Jaynell Graham Editor Four years ago, the Marlinton Woman’s Club made a commitment of $5,000 to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Capital Improvement Campaign. This pledge was to be paid in increments of $1,000 per year over a...

From the forest to the gallery

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Some people wear more than one hat – take Cynthia Sandeno, for example. Or maybe I should say, “Cindy Sandeno,” as she tells me that once she gets to know someone, she...

A Healing day on the creek

Veteran’s Day got off to a cold start, but things always warm up after you catch a few fish. Mike Burns and the Hot Springs Chapter of Project Healing Waters took to the water near...

MES hosts first Harvest Day

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The sounds of learning could be heard Tuesday as Marlinton Elementary School hosted its first ever Harvest Day. MES traditionally participated in a Halloween Parade through town, but this year the script...

Books and more at Pocahontas County Free Libraries

Cree Lahti, Director PCFL Sharon McCrumb will be at the Hillsboro Public Library Saturday, October 28, to discuss her newest work of fiction, The Unquiet Grave. Carter Taylor Seaton will be at Linwood Community Library Thursday, November 2, and...

‘Miracle at Hominy Falls ~ A true story of survival’

Denise Kendrick McNeel Contributing Writer Nearly 50 years ago (May 1968) John Moore, Jr., of Buckeye, was one of 25 miners trapped in a flooded coal mine in Nicholas County. The story of the subsequent 10...

A different kind of hunt

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Every hunter has his tools of the trade, but what kind of hunter needs a shovel and a cane? A ginseng hunter. It might not be mobile prey, but ginseng is a hot...