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...

Ham radio coming to PCHS

By M. Gayle Boyette You could feel the excitement in the room as Pocahontas County High School students gathered recently to learn about an exciting project being launched at their school. Eight Rivers Ham Radio...

PMH and IGA celebrate Diabetes Awareness Day

To celebrate National Diabetes Awareness Day, November 14, Pocahontas Memorial Hospital teamed with Pocahontas IGA to host diabetes friendly “tasting stations” around the store.  PMH staff and Diabetes Support Group members manned the...

Warriors lose in a heartbreaker

Jaynell Graham Editor The Pocahontas County High School Warriors have had a great season and the fans have been behind them all the way – all the way to the playoff game Saturday where they took...

Marlinton Woman’s Club keeps its promise

Jaynell Graham Editor Four years ago, the Marlinton Woman’s Club made a commitment of $5,000 to Pocahontas Memorial Hospital’s Capital Improvement Campaign. This pledge was to be paid in increments of $1,000 per year over a...

From the forest to the gallery

Laura Dean Bennett Contributing Writer Some people wear more than one hat – take Cynthia Sandeno, for example. Or maybe I should say, “Cindy Sandeno,” as she tells me that once she gets to know someone, she...

A Healing day on the creek

Veteran’s Day got off to a cold start, but things always warm up after you catch a few fish. Mike Burns and the Hot Springs Chapter of Project Healing Waters took to the water near...

MES hosts first Harvest Day

Brandon Nottingham Staff Writer The sounds of learning could be heard Tuesday as Marlinton Elementary School hosted its first ever Harvest Day. MES traditionally participated in a Halloween Parade through town, but this year the script...