MES students get a hop on spring

Roseanne Zeni’s kindergarten class from Marlinton Elementary School enjoys the annual spring event of learning about bunnies and holding and petting them.This hands-on activity is presented to all classes, preschool through fifth grade, courtesy...

West Virginia author leads writing workshop at Pearl S. Buck Birthplace

The Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, through a grant from the Pocahontas County Convention and Visitors Bureau Calvin W. Price Appalachian Enrichment Series, presents the 2017 PSBBF Creative Writing Workshops.‘We Must Get Back to...

Seniors honored at annual Awards Night

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterThe achievements of Pocahontas County High School Class of 2017 were honored Thursday at the senior awards night ceremony.Donors presented awards and scholarships to seniors, recognizing their academic prowess and to assist...

Motherhood is all around us

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing WriterThe magic of spring brings many gifts, but none more pleasing than the joy of witnessing motherhood in all its many forms.As we watch the tall, new grass sway in...

Girl Scout Derby Winners

Girl Scout Troop #5032 held its Pinewood Derby Sunday afternoon at the Community Wellness Center in Marlinton. Pictured, from left: Rachel Felton took home the first place trophy, Shaylee Landis came in second, and...

Archery team hosts tournament at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff WriterThe Pocahontas County Archery team hosted a tournament Saturday at Pocahontas County High School, with teams from Peterstown elementary and middle schools, Elkview elementary and middle schools, James Monroe High School, Pickens...

PCHS track teams face 14 schools at Nicholas Invitational

Bruce McKean Contributing WriterThe Pocahontas County High School Track Teams headed to its fourth and largest track meet so far this season – the Nicholas Invitational – April 25.  Fourteen schools, six in Class A,...