Downtown cleanup begins

  L.D. Hanna & Son Excavation Contractors, a Lewisburg company, began demolition Monday morning at the site of the November 10 fire in downtown Marlinton. The Dirt Bean bike finally met its match and tumbles...

The wonderful warmth of a wood stove

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Often too hot to touch, but always beckoning us near, the wood stove was the heart of most homes not so long ago.  How I loved the cook stove in the kitchen...

FFA members place in regional competition

Pocahontas County High School FFA members Noah Barkley, Mathias Solliday and Robert Ryder competed in the Southeast Regional Tractor Driving Competition November 9 at Greenbrier East High School.  The students had to maneuver a...

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...

2018 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon and Egg Show and Sale

Connie Burns WVU Extension   Thirty-two Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA members showcased their many hours of hard work March 17 as they exhibited and sold hams, bacons, and eggs from their projects in 4-H and FFA....

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...