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Diller receives 2019 Vandalia Award

George “The Earl of Elkview” Daugherty, Marvine Loving and Judson Wallace honored posthumously   Dwight Diller, a world-renowned banjo, fiddle player and teacher in traditional Appalachian mountain music or old-time music, received the Vandalia Award from...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation Let’s talk snakes Brian Hirt, one of Watoga State Park’s volunteer trail workers had already put a full morning’s work into the Arboretum May 19 when he decided to finish out the...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation Watoga Airfield Part 2 Mary Lawson remembers that beautiful day in May of 1981 as if it were yesterday. Mary, a biology teacher from Virginia, was leading a small group of students...

Rodeo is a part of life for four teens

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Four Pocahontas County teens have learned that rodeo is a state of mind and not about living in the wild, wild west. Mya Workman, Hannah Burks, Allyson Alderman and Keaton Baldwin have joined...

Student athletes take hard work and determination to next level

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Although it’s a small school, Pocahontas County High School has one of the largest athletic programs in the state, offering sports for all seasons. Student athletes were recognized May 8, at the annual...

Class of 2019’s path paved with awards, scholarships

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School Class of 2019 filed into the gymnasium last Thursday evening to receive honors at the annual Senior Awards Night event. Local donors, state colleges and universities presented awards...

Simmons signs with GSC

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Graduation week is always an exciting time for seniors, but for Irish Simmons, of Arbovale, it was even more so because not only did she receive her degree, she also signed with...

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