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PCHS Golfers are young and talented

Pocahontas County High School Golf team members Gareth Ry-der and David Gibb earned spots in the West Virginia Boys High School Golf Tournament. The tournament was held October 2 and 3 at Olgleby Park...

‘Fall Into Quilting Retreat’ ~ a huge success

Christine A. Sharp Contributing Writer The fourth annual "Fall into Quilting Retreat" is complete.  For three days, quilters of all skill levels participated in a wide range of classes, learning new skills and techniques.  It was...

Warriors look to week 10 after loss to Summers

Aaron Pugh Contributing Writer Sometimes things just go wrong. Call it failing or chalk it up as a character building experience; however you want to view it, the thing to do after hitting bottom is to...

‘An old loner’ shares his story

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer Harry Simmons was born in Staunton, Virginia, in 1928. According to my calculations, that makes him a grand age of 90 years old this year. I recently visited with him at Pocahontas...

Calhoun Family Cemetery restoration complete

Renovation and restoration of the Calhoun Family Cemetery located near Boyer is complete. Although not much is known about this cemetery, research conducted by Ruth Wilfong Horner from records provided by Jan Orndorff,...

Hunters Helping the Hungry to partner with PCHS FFA

Jennalee Meck FFA Reporter The Pocahontas County agriculture program will partner with the Hunters Helping the Hungry Organization, and process donated venison for local food banks. There is a need and a demand for...

Don’t forget to submit a bear tooth

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Sometimes the smallest part of an animal contains the most information about its life. Take the black bear for instance: the average adult bear is 240 pounds, yet, the first premolar tooth...

Trapping ~ a tasking tradition

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Photographs have more than just the ability to capture a moment in time. They can evoke memories and emotions, as well as inspire viewers to follow a certain path. For Dry Branch native...