Salt rising bread

'How can something that smells so bad taste so good?' Several years ago a new, young minister by the name of Randy Benson came to Marlinton Presbyterian Church. He ventured out one day to visit...

PCHS track teams tune up for Charleston and Keyser meets

Cora Hedrick scores fourth highest points at Gazette Relays Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The Pocahontas County High School Track teams headed to the last two of their regular season schedule of six meets (no home meets due to...

Senate Pages

Four seventh grade students from Marlinton Middle School served as Pages for Senator Greg Boso. The students traveled to Charleston March 9 and spent the day at the Senate. From l to r: Rachel Burns,...

Seniors honored at annual Awards Night

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The 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...

‘Passing the Music Down’

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer Most musicians start out by learning to play an instrument at a young age from a teacher or mentor. Early attempts at playing music usually involves pieces that most people know. But...

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...

Motherhood is all around us

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer The 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...