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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...

Archery team hosts tournament at PCHS

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The 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...

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...

‘Old Christmas’ and wives’ tales

Laura Dean Bennett Staff Writer For those of you who remember something about “Old Christmas” and its peculiarities, these old wives tales will seem familiar. But for those of you to whom these superstitions are new,...

Williams River Road update

Julie Fosbender, USFS The Williams River Road is not open to through traffic (e.g. from the Highland Scenic Highway all the way downstream to Dyer) because of a big slide just downstream of the Three...

PCHS track teams face 14 schools at Nicholas Invitational

Bruce McKean Contributing Writer The 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,...

HES Students of the Month

Hillsboro Elementary School announced its Students of the Month for April. They are, l to r: Claire Keller, Cyle Kelk, George Shifflett and Hannah Beverage. Not pictured: Hayley Kincaid and Cherokee Barb.

A day at the House of Delegates

Three Marlinton Middle School students were selected to serve as pages for the House of Delegates March 27. Pictured l to r: Delegate Bill Hartman (D), Macaden Taylor, Makenna McKenney and Bracie Sheets. Photo...