The Trebuchet ~ Memories from Camp Broken Antler

Dave Curry Contributing Writer Temperatures were cooling down and a thin layer of smoke drifted horizontally from the chimney of the cabin framed by a cloudless, blue sky. Four or five muddy trucks and jeeps...

HES students present ‘A Medieval Eclipse’

Students in Pocahontas County were able to view the 2017 Solar Eclipse on August 21. The Board of Education purchased solar eclipse glasses for the students and, with parent’s permission, the children were able...

‘Vietnam ~ West Virginians Remember’

Vietnam - West Virginians Remember is a documentary from West Virginia Public Broadcasting featuring the experiences of five West Virginia combat Veterans. Per capita, West Virginians served the most and lost the most soldiers...

‘Yes, I can’

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Preservation of food through canning has been a vital part of life in America since the 1800s. Families grew modest gardens and canned what they could to ensure they had food all...

A good day for biscuits

The 2017 Hudson Cream Flour West Virginia Biscuit Bake-off was sponsored by Stafford County Flour Mills, Hudson, Kansas, makers of Hudson Cream Flour products, and the Elk River Inn at Slaty Fork. Judges were:  Kinsey...

Linwood’s Got Talent

The sixth annual Linwood’s Got Talent competition was held Thursday evening at The Fiddlehead in Slaty Fork. Youngsters and adults took the stage and and entertained the crowd. Emcees Thomas Clevenger and Paul Marganian...

Enjoying cake at midnight

Jaynell Graham Editor   Pocahontas County has always had the distinction of being a place of hospitality, and that distinction may have found its beginning in Minne-haha Springs. Minnehaha Springs, located north of Marlinton on Rt. 39, is...