Keeping up in a changing world

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer When I first met Leabelle Pennington Gum, she told me that she’s 97 years old and God sends angels to visit her. It’s not hard to believe that such a kind and...

Around the Forest

Field Season Frenzy It is field season once again for the UDSA Forest Service. Plants are being planted, lawn mowers have been revved up, and campgrounds are filling with our summer visitors. Needless to...

A legacy lives on

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer It’s never easy to lose a parent, but it is easy to share their story.  For the past three weeks, Susan Crews Scott returned to Arbovale from her home in Alabama to clean...

It’s not just a race, it’s a Rumpus

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Green Bank Observatory shifted its focus from astronomy to astronomical fun last weekend during the annual Space Race Rumpus. Cyclists of all ages converged on the small town and enjoyed casual rides...

Opera House hosts Season Preview Party

Arla Ralston Contributing Writer The Pocahontas Opera House is having a party and you are invited. The third annual Season Preview Party will be held Friday, June 15, from 5 until 7:30 p.m. at the Opera...

Scenic Drive Day at Cranberry Nature Center

Continuing a popular event first held during last year’s 50th anniversary celebration, Cranberry Mountain Nature Center will host its second annual Scenic Drive Day Sunday, June 24. There are several ways to participate in...

‘The Fables of Aesop’ ~ kid-style

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer The Marlinton Kids After-School Club presented its debut performance Friday evening at the Pocahontas County Opera House. The program was sponsored by Pocahontas County Parks and Recreation and the Pocahontas County Opera House...

Awards night helps pave the path for seniors

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Members of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2018 were honored last Thursday evening at the annual senior awards night event. Seniors are presented with awards and scholarships from colleges and universities as...
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