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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...

The New Sheriff and the 1962 Marlinton High School Copperheads

Bobby Galford ~ A Copperhead for life Class of 1962 What a year! Why, you ask? Well, that’s the year a “New Sheriff” arrived on the scene for the Copperheads football team. Who am I talking...

Celebrating National Nursing Home Week

Members of the Green Bank Senior Choir lifted their voices at Pocahontas Center last Wednesday – and encouraged residents to do the same. The choir helped to celebrate National Nursing Home Week. Choir members...

2017 4-H and FFA Ham, Bacon, Egg Show and Sale

Forty-five Pocahontas County 4-H and FFA members showcased their many hours of hard work Saturday evening as they exhibited and sold hams, bacons and eggs from their 4-H and FFA projects. The annual sale...

A reading connection

Students in Kelli Tallman’s fifth grade class at Green Bank Elementary-Middle School recently participated in a fun book report activity. “All of the kids had to choose either a biography or an autobiography,” Tallman said....

Homegrown care – Three professionals return home to practice medicine

Suzanne Stewart Staff Writer As Dorothy said in The Wizard of Oz, “There’s no place like home,” and three young women took that sentiment to heart when it came time to begin their careers as medical...

Allegheny Echoes 21st Annual Summer Workshops ~ June 18-24

Allegheny Echoes Summer Workshops present a study and celebration of West Virginia and Appalachian culture and heritage. It is an opportunity for students to join accomplished, honored performers in the mountains for a week of...