Rodeo is a part of life for four teens

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Four Pocahontas County teens have learned that rodeo is a state of mind and not about living in the wild, wild west. Mya Workman, Hannah Burks, Allyson Alderman and Keaton Baldwin have joined...

Student athletes take hard work and determination to next level

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Although it’s a small school, Pocahontas County High School has one of the largest athletic programs in the state, offering sports for all seasons. Student athletes were recognized May 8, at the annual...

Class of 2019’s path paved with awards, scholarships

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer The Pocahontas County High School Class of 2019 filed into the gymnasium last Thursday evening to receive honors at the annual Senior Awards Night event. Local donors, state colleges and universities presented awards...

Simmons signs with GSC

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer Graduation week is always an exciting time for seniors, but for Irish Simmons, of Arbovale, it was even more so because not only did she receive her degree, she also signed with...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation The Watoga Airfield Story Part 1 Many are the visitors to Watoga State Park who never drive beyond the TM Cheek Overlook on the south entrance road or the Picnic Shelter on the...

Watoga Trail Report

Ken Springer Watoga Park Foundation The Trail Report about trails My friend, Delbert, from up in Mudwallow, Ohio, recently informed me, in his usual straightforward way, that I should be writing more about trails. I was taken aback...

Beauty Shop comes to life on stage at the Opera House

“It’s always a scavenger hunt,” said Jane Huppert who has been finding props, costumes and set pieces for the Drama Workshop for at least 10 years. But even Huppert, the behind-the scenes queen, acknowledges that...

Valach ends snowboarding season nationally ranked

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer She may only be six-years-old, but Mia Valach, of Mingo, has been carving the slopes from the time she could walk. She started with skis, but by the time she was three,...

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