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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...

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.

Caves of Pocahontas County

Roy B. Clarkson History of Pocahontas County -1981   Any consideration of caves should stress two major aspects: 1. Caves are extremely fragile systems of great geologic and biologic interest. They should be entered only by persons who...

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...

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...

Eight Rivers Quilting Party ~ register now

Registration is now underway for the 2017 Eight Rivers Quilting Party, which will be held at McClintic Library in Marlinton August 3, 4 and 5. The workshop schedule is as follows: Thursday – Tweet! Tweet! Said...

FFA wins Soils Judging Competition

Pocahontas County High School FFA members won the Southeastern Regional Soils Judging Competition April 28.  The competition was hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Simmons, of Hillsboro.  Students had to evaluate land class factors...